Tuesday, 20 March 2018

JUST IN: Maryland high school shut as shooting erupts in premises

Information have it that A shooting erupted at a high school in the eastern US state of Maryland on Tuesday, but the event was “contained,” officials said.
There were no immediate official reports of casualties in the shooting at Great Mills High School, located about a 90-minute drive southeast of

Latest Update as Senate Endorses 3 Federal Higher Institutions For Establishment In Abia, Benue & Ekiti States

Base on report trending, the establishment of Federal Polytechnic Adikpo, Benue State, Federal Polytechnic Item, Abia State and Federal College of Education, Omuo Ekiti, Ekiti State, have been technically endorsed by the Nigerian Senate.
According to The Nation, the endorsement followed the consideration of the Bills which proposed the establishment of the institutions at a widely attended public hearing held by the upper chamber in Abuja.
It was gathered that Senator Barnabas Gemade sponsored the Bill for the establishment Federal Polytechnic, Adikpo while Senator Mao Ohuabunwa proposed the establishment of Federal Polytechnic Item, and Senator Biodun Olujimi sponsored the establishment of Federal Collage of Education, Omuo Ekiti.
Senate Chief Whip, Senator Olusola Adeyeye who represented Senate President at the

UPDATE: JAMB releases 2018 UTME results

It is reported that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the final batch of the 2018 UTME results.
Meanwhile the Board confirmed this in a chat, on Monday morning.
JAMB Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said on phone that the

Monday, 19 March 2018

News as Bayero University admits 140 students for degree in social media

Bayero University  - It is gathered as the Faculty of Communication of the Bayero University Kano has admitted 140 Students for social media training in its newly introduced Department of Information and Media Studies in the last two years.
The Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Mustapha Nasir Malam, made the disclosure at Guest Lecture Platform for the students of the department.
Malam said the courses in the new department were tailored to meet the demand of new technology in information management.
He said: “With the upgrade of the Department of Mass Communication to Full-fledged Faculty of Communication, we now have three departments, namely: Mass Communication, Theatre and

Sunday, 18 March 2018

UPDATE: National Assembly receives over 6000 petitions from Maritime Academy of Nigeria

The House Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration have revealed that more than 6000 petitions from the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron in Akwa Ibom State are currently before it at the National Assembly.
This is even as the Committee issued a 30days revocation ultimatum to all contractors handling various abandoned projects at the academy.
Disclosing this over the weekend during its oversight visit to the academy, the

How Female University Graduate's Leg Crushed While Celebrating After Final Exam

A Kogi State University graduate has had her leg crushed in a fatal accident which happened in the school premises.

According to reports, the yet to be identified female student from the Department of Sociology who

Friday, 16 March 2018

JUST IN: JAMB Explains Reason For Delay In Releasing Some Results

The JAMB Boss, Professor Oloyede yesterday in Abuja disclosed the reason why the board has not been able to released more results this week.
He disclosed this during the parade of a suspect caught in exam malpractice by officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, in Abuja
According to him, some latest revelations of exam malpratices in some centres have made the

UNN Sandwich/Evening 2018 Degree and Diploma Programme

This is to inform the general public that applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following Sandwich Degree and Diploma Programmes of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri and Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, College of Education, Ikere.

Codes for different Affiliated Universities.

UPDATE: Registrar: JAMB Will Not Reschedule 2018 UTME For Any Candidate

The Registrar, Joint Admissions, and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has disclosed that there will be no rescheduling of exam for any candidate like the board did last year.

According to him, “there won’t be any form of rescheduling for anybody, I did that last year out of ignorance.’’
Oyolede said candidates whose thumbs were not recognised for

Kogi State Poly 2017/2018 Fee Payment And Registration Instructions

This is to inform all students of Kogi State Polytechnic that the online payment of fees and registration has commenced for all programmes.

Students are advsed to take note of the important notes below before proceeding with their registration and payment of fees.

Important Note:
• Any payment made with RRR number not generated through the School portal will not be recognized on the portal and such student will not be able to proceed with

FUTO New Postgraduate Students Registration Guidelines

We are happy to notify all newly admitted postgraduate students of Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) that they are to follow the procedure below to complete their registration.

Students are to follow the procedure below to complete their registrations.
  • Kindly visit the

Kwara State College of Nursing 2018/2019 Admission into School of Basic Nursing

The Kwara State College Of Nursing & Midwifery hereby invites applicants for admission into its Basic Nursing Programmes for the 2018/2019 academic session.


Candidate for admission into the General Nursing Education Programme must possess the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent with five credits to include English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at not more than 2 sittings.
The examination bodies approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council are NECO and

NSUK 2018 Sandwich Programme Admission Update

The Institute of Education, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into its sandwich (Long Vacation Training – LVT) programmes for 2018 academic session.

Available Programmes.

  • B. (Ed) Educational Management
  • B. (Ed) Guidance and

JUST IN as FIIRO calls for partnership with research institutes, universities

According to current report reaching us the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi says Nigeria needs a paradigm shift from a consuming nation to a producing nation through collaborative efforts between research institutes and universities.
Prof. Gloria Elemo, the Director-General of FIIRO, made the call on Thursday while delivering a lecture titled: “Fostering collaboration between research institutes and universities towards commercialising research products.”
The event was organised by the Faculty of Science, Adeyinka Adebayo Federal University in Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State.
Elemo said: “Nigeria is currently an importing nation rather than being an exporting nation; efforts must be

UPDATE: Ekiti university lecturers call off three-month-old strike

Current report as the Ekiti State University chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Thursday called of its three-month-old strike.
Members of the union in the university embarked on the strike since January over unresolved staff welfare issues and unpaid salaries.
At a marathon ASUU meeting held on Thursday, 53 per cent of members voted for strike call-off, if management could pay at least one month salary and one month deduction.
However, 43 per cent voted for the continuation of the strike.
The ASUU decision came as management of the institution also announced plans to pay one month salary and one month deduction, while negotiation continues on other aspects of the

Thursday, 15 March 2018

REPORT: FUTO Notice To Graduands With Regard To 30th Convocation Ceremony

We are to inform all graduands of the Federal University of Technology Owerri with regard to the forthcoming 30th convocation ceremony that they can now use the Remita platform to pay for hiring of academic gowns.
The cost of hiring of gown is Five Thousand Naira (N5,000.00) for undergraduate graduands and Seven Thousand Five Hundred Naira (N7,500.00) for

Update as Deaf community solicits federal govt’s support to establish deaf university

It is gathered that the Deaf Community in Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja, called for the support of the Federal Government to establish special university for the over 17 million deaf people in the country.
Dr Khadijat Rashid, team leader of the association for the deaf in Abuja, made the call when some members of the association paid courtesy visit to the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah.
Rashid also the Dean, School of Education, Business and Human Services, Gallaudet University, Washington, said the establishment of the university was important to help the hearing impaired citizens have access to learning in the country.
She said many deaf people, who were Nigerians, were opportuned to work with the Wesley University owned by the Methodist Church, Nigeria.
“We want the Nigerian government to establish deaf universities in Nigeria that will help the over 17 million deaf citizens service their needs.
“We therefore seek the efforts and support of the ministry and the Nigerian government to

IMSU 2017/2018 Matriculation Ceremony Update

We are thrill to notify all the newly admitted students of Imo State University (IMSU) that the management of the university has announced the schedule for the 26th matriculation ceremony as follows:
Date: Friday March 16th, 2018.
Time: 10:00am.
Venue: School Premises.
  • Fresh students should endeavor to complete their registration before the

Update on 2018 UNIJOS Long Vacation Part-time Admission

Currnt news report as the University of Jos hereby announces the sale of Admission Forms into various Long Vacation Part-Time Degree and Postgraduate Programmes in the Institute of Education for the 2017/2018 Academic Session.


  1. B.A. (Ed) Administration and

Here is Performance Statistics for WAEC GCE 2018 Jan/Feb 1st Series Result Released

Current latest update as the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Tuesday announced the release of its January/February series of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
This was disclosed by the council’s Head of National Office (HNO) Adenipekun who announced the release in Lagos.
WAEC GCE 2018 Jan/Feb 1st Series Result Released - See Performance Statistics
According to him, 11,721 candidates registered for the examination, while 11,307 actually sat for the test.
The breakdown of candidates' performances revealed that 8,113 candidates obtained credits and above in two subjects.  6,375 others obtained credits and above in three subjects, while 4,762 candidates obtained credits and above in

UPDATE: NASU, NAAT, SSANU Suspend 3 Months Nationwide Strike

This is to notify the general public that the non-academic unions of universities,(NASU, NAAT, SSANU) under the umbrella of Joint Action Committee (JAC) has called off the 3 months strike action which began December 4, 2017.
Chairman of the Joint Action Committee of the unions, Samson Ugwuoke, announced this decision at a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, noting that “based on

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Report on YSU Maiden Combined Convocation & 11th Anniversary Ceremony

This is to inform all that Yobe State University, Damaturu - Professor Yakubu Mukhtar, BA, M.A (Unimaid) PhD (SOAS University of London)
YSU Maiden Combined Convocation & 11th Anniversary Ceremony Announced
The Vice Chancelloi, Yobe State University, Damaturu is pleased to invite Graduands, their parents/guardians and friends of the University to the

Update as JAMB Begins eMailing Mock Exam Slips for 2018 UTME

We're pleased to inform you that the JAMB Mock Examination Slips for 2018 are now being distributed via Email by JAMB. Those who registered for 2018 UTME and selected to write the Mock Exam, using their correct email addresses should get it delivered to them in the coming days.
Remember that JAMB had slated the Mock Exam to hold on Monday, 26th Feb, 2018, while the Main UTME is expected to begin as from

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

UNIABUJA 2017/2018 Fresh Students' Registration Procedure

UNIABUJA Fresh Students' Registration Procedure, 2017/2018
The current report as all newly admitted students of University of Abuja are expected to visit the University of Abuja official portal https://portal.uniabuja.edu.ng (OR, visit the University website www.uniabuja.edu.ng and click on Portal at the top of the page).
On opening, a pop-up form will display instructions on how to use the portal. Clicking on General Information will also display the instructions. On the portal, click on

Report as EKSU Chapter of ASUU Embarks On Indefinite Strike

It is reported as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) chapter of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), has embarked on an indefinite strike action.
The strike action is coming two weeks after the school resumed for


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