The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who participated in the 2024 Unified Tertiary, and 1,402,490 candidates out of 1,842,464 did not score up to the 200 cut off mark over 400.   On Monday 29th of April, the board revealed that 78% of candidates who took this year’s […]

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned that university degrees may no longer be guarantees for employment in this Information Age. Speaking at the Kwara State University (KWASU) 2023 Convocation Lecture, JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, assured that only demonstrable skills will help job-seekers succeed. Delivering the lecture, entitled ‘Learning, Unlearning and Relearning: Prerequisites […]

Some students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, have dragged Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, alongside three others to court for relocating the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences to the newly established Faculty of Agricultural Science and Renewable Natural Resources, Iseyin Campus in the Iseyin Local Government Area of the state. The newsmen […]

The House of Representatives has rejected a motion that sought to compel the federal government to make the 2023/2024 secondary school examination free for all Nigerians. The motion, moved by Anamero Dekeri, called on the federal government to make WAEC, NECO and JAMB free for this academic session, but the lawmakers kicked against it. This […]

The management of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, yesterday, explained why students staying on campus have been asked to come into the halls of residence with their mattresses and some other personal items, saying it is due to health reasons. The explanation came against the backdrop of protest by parents, who lamented that they were […]

As tertiary institutions across the country begin a new session next week, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, parents and students started protests as more varsities continue to hike their fees amid a worsening economy. ASUU as well as the associations of parents and students warned about the likelihood of mass dropouts of students following […]

The National Board for Technical Education says the new online top-up programme for Higher National Diploma holders to acquire a Bachelor’s Degree for one year, with foreign accredited universities, is meant for HND holders who want to pursue an academic career.   The NBTE Head of Media Unit, Hajiya Fatima Abubakar, offered the clarification in […]

The Federal Government has insisted that no federal university is allowed to charge tuition fees in the country.   The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr David Adejo said this at a public hearing by the House of Representatives ad hoc committee on student loans in Abuja on Tuesday.   Adejo said that the recent […]

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, directed the authorities in all federal institutions of higher learning to avoid arbitrary increase in sundry fees payable and where possible defer further increase so that parents and students don’t face too much difficulty.   While the National Association of Nigerian Students welcome the directive, the Academic Staff Union of […]

The Presidency, on Wednesday, said that despite the hike in ancillary fees at several universities nationwide, tuition remains free in federal universities.   This comes barely five days after Federal Unity Colleges increased the school fees for new students from N45,000 to N100,000.   “For the avoidance of doubts, federal universities in Nigeria remain tuition-free,” […]

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