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Buhari reappoints Oloyede as JAMB Registrar

“President Muhammadu Buhari, has, upon the recommendation of Education Minister, Adamu Adamu, approved the reappointment of the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Olanrewaju Oloyede and the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed.

Buhari promises 50% rise in education budget despite 5.5% allocation in 2021

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) recommends that 15 to 20 percent of annual budget should be allocated to education in developing countries.

COVID-19 responsible for students’ low scores in 2021 UTME ― School Director

“Government should ensure that the capacity of teachers are strengthened. And they should fund the public schools efficiently to be competitive with the private sector”.

Buhari approves establishment of Agricultural institute in Nasarawa

“In fact I woke up this morning extremely happy because last night I receive the approval from Mr President for the setting up of the Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute right here in Lafia.

FG appoints chancellors, governing councils of federal universities

The minister disclosed that following the expiration of tenures of governing councils of thirteen federal universities and Inter-University Centres (IUCs) on May 8, the Federal Government also approved the reconstitution of their councils to avoid any empty in the governance of the institutions.

Niger Delta University shut down over hike in school fees

“Many homes are finding it very hard to feed due to the effects of the global pandemic and Nigeria’s current economic maladies and not to talk of paying such huge needless amount of money as learning fees”

Kebbi state NUT shut 7 schools, sight insecurity

The NUT chairman assured that they had already closed those frontline schools, describing such a move as a proactive measure to guard against a recurrence of the incident similar to that of FGC Yauri.

2021 UTME: Technical hitches mar exam

About 1.4 million candidates are estimated to be writing this year’s UTME, a significant drop from last year’s 2 million figure. While some blamed the drop on challenges encountered by some candidates in linking their National Identification Number, NIN, to their applications, JAMB still gave such candidates a two-week window to register at its offices nationwide.

JAMB blames candidates for hitches in UTME registration

“The problems are self-created by the candidates, you are sending messages for a profile code and no credit of N50.”

BUA chairman donates N1bn to UNIMAID

the Vice Chancellor, UNIMAID, Prof. Aliyu Shugaba, praised the founder of the initiative, Rabiu, for his consistent commitment to social good and philanthropy

JAMB extends UTME registration by two weeks

Registration for the NIN has been a nightmare for many Nigerians after the Federal Government mandated its use for access to telecommunication services.

Five years after, UNIJOS absolves Professor of exam malpractice

“Sometime in 2016, based on an allegation of examination misconduct against then Dr. (now Professor) Benedicta Daudu, she was suspended from her employment and requested to appear before a Council/ Senate Disciplinary Committee, a development which she challenged in court.

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70-year-old arrested for defiling 7-year-old girl in Bauchi

The zonal police image maker stated that the victim’s father, one Alhaji Habu, reported the case to the police, saying that, “the suspect was caught red-handed defiling my seven-year-old daughter.”

Buhari in Riyadh for future investment summit

President Buhari, alongside other world leaders, will participate in the opening ceremony of the event on Tuesday and the three-day plenary sessions focused on the theme for the 5th edition of the summit, “Invest in Humanity”.