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JAMB releases 2019 UTME results

About 1,792,719 candidates sat for the exams, while 34,120 candidates had their results withheld for examination malpractice.
Ademola Adeleke

PDP: APC plotting to force Senator Adeleke to surrender Osun election ‘victory’

Opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday claimed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had plotted to force its candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke to surrender his victory.
Prof. Alexander Kure, Provost of Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan Waya, says the institution produces more than 75 per cent of teachers in the state.

Provost: Gidan Waya college produces 75% of teachers in Kaduna

Prof. Alexander Kure, Provost of Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan Waya, says the institution produces more than 75 per cent of teachers in the state.
JAMB - UTME

JAMB: We delisted 76 computer-based test centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted 76 computer-based test (CBT) centres over various infractions during the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) which held between April 11 and April 18.
SULEIMAN BALA MOHAMMED

Nasarawa university matriculates 6,000 new students

The Vice-Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, on Friday warned new students of the institution against engaging in cultism, examination malpractice and other social vices.

Obafemi Awolowo university vice-chancellor advises news students to make determined efforts to succeed

The Vice-Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, has advised the newly admitted students to make determined efforts to ensure success in their academics.

JAMB arrests over 100 ‘professional examination writers’

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has arrested two biological children of an accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owner in Lagos, over alleged examination malpractice.

JAMB arrests man for alleged exams fraud

A man who claimed to be a professor, Jide Jisus, has been arrested for alleged examination malpractice during the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The disagreement between the Osun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 22, 2018 election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and the runner-up in the party’s governorship primary, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, is generating tension in the state PDP.

Osun election: We’re not responsible for Senator Adeleke’s ordeal – Akin Ogunbiyi’s group

The disagreement between the Osun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 22, 2018 election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and the runner-up in the party’s governorship primary, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, is generating tension in the state PDP.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Exam malpractice: We didn’t see Adeleke in exam hall – Witnesses tells court

Two witnesses in the ongoing trial of Sen. Ademola Adeleke on a seven-count amended charge bordering on examination malpractice on Wednesday told the Federal High Court Abuja that they did not see the senator in the examination hall.

VC warns students against cultism, certificate forgery

The Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU), Awka, Prof Joseph Ahaneku, has warned students of the institution against examination malpractice, cultism and certificate forgery.

NECO, NSCDC collaborate to check exam malpractice

The National Examinations Council (NECO) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence are to collaborate to check examination malpractice during the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

Court okays WAEC officer’s dismissal over exam malpractice

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday affirmed the dismissal of Mr Collins Uchechukwu, as West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exam officer.

Official: Only 26% pass WAEC January examination

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has recorded mass failure in its 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates held in January.

WAEC withholds results of 376 candidates, plans computer-based test

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld results of 376 candidates for its January/February First Series WASSCE for private candidates, over examination malpractice.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Court adjourns Senator Adeleke’s case to April 2

The Federal High Court Abuja has adjourned the alleged examination malpractice and certificate forgery suit filed against Sen. Ademola Adeleke until April 2 to enable the prosecution file additional evidence.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government suspends 28 principals over examination malpractice

For alleged involvement in examination malpractice in the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, the Edo State Government has suspended 28 principals of public senior secondary schools in the state.

ICPC takes anti-graft campaign to students in Rivers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has taken its campaign against corruption to secondary school students in Rivers State with the revalidation of School Anti-Corruption Clubs (SACs).

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Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

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Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

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Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
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Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.