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JAMB Explains Why UTME Results Have Not Been Released

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has explained why results of the examinations have not been released yet while acknowledging the smooth and successful conduct of the exercise Speaking on Tuesday in Bwari, Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin said: “We have to keep screening these results because there are lots of issues we discovered like multiple registrations, impersonation and the likes, so we are still fishing them out. “Some have been arrested and those yet to be arrested, we have their records, we will fish then…

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TASCE Workers Want Provost To Quit, Police Appeal For Truce

The employees of Tai Solarin College Of Education  (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu, Ogun State, have asked the Provost of the College, Dr. Lukmon Adeola Kiadese, to voluntarily resign his appointment as the college’s Provost as the college staff passed vote of no confidence on him.   This was made at the resolution of the Coalition  Staff Union of the College (COTAS), headed by Mr. Daniel Aborisade while briefing Journalists on the outcome of its meeting with the new Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP, Bashir Dabup Makama, held at College Auditorium and Degree…

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JAMB Arrests Medical Student Attempting To Write UTME For Others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it arrested a female third year medical student and another undergraduate for attempting to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for other candidates. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. NAN reports that the 2019 UTME commenced on April 11 in 678 centres across Nigeria. According to Benjamin, in spite of the measures put in place to stamp out impersonation and other forms…

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Africa, Cradle Of 21st Century Peace-Making, Says Don

An International Peace scholar, Prof. Math Meyer, has described Africa as the cradle of modern 21st century peace-making. Prof. Meyer said this on Tuesday in Ilorin while presenting a book titled Connecting Contemporary African-Asian Peace building and Non-violence: from Satagraha to Ujamaa. His presentation was at the 2nd Public Lecture of University of Ilorin Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies (CPSS), with the theme: “International Trends in Peace Action and Peace Research: South-North”. Meyer, who is the Secretary-General of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA), explained that no culture has a…

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SERAP Gives Delta Gov, Okowa, 7 Days To Disclose Spending On Primary Education

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently provide information on details of the budgetary allocations and actual spending by your government to provide and ensure access of Nigerian children to free and quality primary school education in your state between 2015 and 2019.” SERAP said: “The evidence of education deficit in the state is further buttressed by the case of Success Adegor, who was…

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Again, Covenant Scores High In World University Rankings

Covenant University, Ota has again been ranked high in the latest edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings to further confirm the elite status of the institution. Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor AAA. Atayero  excitedly confirmed this to the university community entitled; “My Ekwueme (the one that says and does) has done it again,” as he celebrated the University’s latest ranking. “Congratulations to us all,” he added. The THE in its latest University Impact Ranking 2019, had ranked Covenant in the 301+ category for its impact on the…

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UNILAG Graduates 12,811 With 271 To Bag 1st Class

The University of Lagos says 271 students of the institution would be graduating with First Class degrees during its 2017/2018 Convocation ceremonies, scheduled for April 1 to April 5. The Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who disclosed this at a pre-convocation news conference on Wednesday in Lagos, said that 56 of graduands to receive first class degrees were from the Faculty of Engineering. According to him, a total of 12, 811 students would be receiving degrees, diplomas and certificates at this year’s convocation ceremonies. He said of…

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Handshake From Beijing, China Donates ICT Hub To Ipetumodu School

I went back to my roots on Friday, March 15, 2019. What took me to Ipetumodu, my hometown, in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State? An ICT Hub, worth over ten million naira, donated to my alma mater, Origbo Community High School (OCHS), by the Chinese Embassy was being commissioned by the Chinese Ambassador, Dr Zhou Pingjian. I left the school 39 years ago, and there were some of my schoolmates I had not seen since then. We met at the event, which attracted former students across generations….

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100 Students Feared Dead As School Building Collapses

About 100 students of a private school on Lagos Island are feared dead as the three storey building housing the school, Baden, collapsed in the early hours of Wednesday. Following this development officials of the State Emergency Management Agency have mobilised personnel to rescue the trapped students and officials in the building. The incident which occurred in the ita faji area of the busy Lagos Island led to serious to traffic snag which affected commercial activities in the ever-busy neighbourhood.

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Guber Poll: Lagos Fixes Schools’ Second Mid-Term For March 8

The Lagos State government has directed that the Second Mid-Term break for all schools should hold on Friday, 8th of March, 2019. In a statement issued by the State Ministry of Education, all Public and Private Schools are expected to close on Thursday, 7th of March, 2019 and resume on Monday, 11th March, 2019. This statement noted that it became necessary to correct the wrong impression in some quarters that schools will not open on Thursday, 7th March 2019. It stated further that the break is to ensure all students and pupils are in…

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