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NECO Extends 2018 SSCE Registration

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced an extension for the registration of the on-going 2018 November/December NECO Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE). The Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, disclosed this in a statement, on Tuesday in Abuja. Gana said applicants wishing to sit for the examination could still register as `walk-in* […]

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Nov/Dec SSCE: NECO Announces Change In Exam Date

The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Wednesday announced that its November/December 2018 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) earlier scheduled to commence on November 15th, has been shifted to November. 19th. This was contained in a statement signed by the Acting Registrar, Mr Abubakar Gana and made available to newsmen in Abuja.  “Candidates are hereby requested […]

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2018 Polytechnic Ranking: FG Ranked Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro Second

By Musa Adekunle The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has ranked Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro as the second best in the country. Masa’udu Kazaure, executive secretary of the board, made this known in Kaduna on Thursday. Kazaure said the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Imo emerged the best after scoring 85.08 per cent in the assessment of 112 federal, […]

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ASUU Condemns FG’s Plan To Increase Tuition Fee In The Public Universities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the plan of the Federal Government to increase tuition fees in Public varsities. Making this condemnation is the Ibadan Zone chapter of ASUU while addressing newsmen at the Correspondent’s Chapel Office, Mokola, alleging that the government has concluded arrangement to increase the tuition of fee of […]

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ASUU Rejects Proposed Hiking Of University Fees By FG’s Chief Negotiator

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the hiking of school fees of university students as proposed by Dr Wale Babalakin, the chief government negotiator in the ASUU/Federal Government renegotiation exercise. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of the Union made the disclosure at a press conference in Jos, the Plateau State […]

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UBA Foundation National Essay Competition: 15-Year-Old Girl Emerges Winner, Wins N1m

It was an all-female affair as fifteen year old Samuella Sam-Orlu of British Nigerian Academy Abuja, emerged the overall winner of the 2017 edition of the UBA Foundation National Essay Competition, winning an educational grant of N1,000,000.00 to study in any African university of her choice, as well as a laptop. Samuella clinched the first […]

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2018 UTME: JAMB Bans Use of Pens, Wristwatches, To Jam Networks At Exams Centre

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), organiser of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), has banned the use of wrist watches and pens during the conduct of its 2018 test. JAMB also said it will introduce some detection devices to ensure that those who plan to cheat in the examination hall are frustrated, as […]