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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has banned the use of wristwatches and pens during its 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has said it delisted about 72 designated CBT centres for engaging in various acts of misconduct during the 2017 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examinations held in different parts of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari, the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Saad; and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, have again been listed among the most powerful Muslims in the world.
Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, on Friday, said the establishment of additional tertiary institutions in the state was aimed at addressing education imbalance between Gombe and other states in the country.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Friday laid the foundation stone for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s 500-seat Computer-Based Test centre in Benin.
The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Basic Education and Services to conduct an investigation into the finances of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, from 2007 till date.
The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has said the board would not consider any candidate without O’level or A level requirement this year.
The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, has said that only 30 per cent out of the 1.7 million candidates who wrote the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) will be admitted this year.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the deployment of the CCTV device during JAMB examinations had come to stay to tackle examination malpractice.
Professor Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), over the weekend, came hard on stakeholders in the nation’s education sector alleging that the inexperience of proprietors of private universities was responsible for the production of poor quality graduates in the country.
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to compile list of institutions charging above N2,000 in the ongoing post-UTME for sanction.
Prof. Jonah Onuoha has suggested that professorship as criteria for the appointment of university vice-chancellors should be discarded.
Mrs Patricia Narai, Deputy Director, Domestic Tourism in the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture said plans have been concluded to introduce tourism as a subject at the senior secondary school level.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure, says it will only admit 3,500 out of the 13,500 candidates that wrote the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination in the institution.
The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.
There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.
To strengthen the security framework in Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze, Anambra State, the Provost, Dr Tessy Okoli, has solicited the support of security agencies in the state.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun said that three persons died while 14 others sustained injuries in two separate accidents along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday.
The Obaseki Mandate Forum, a pressure group, has purchased the expression of interest and nomination forms for Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo for the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said it has put in place arrangements on passenger facilitation, ahead of resumption of flights.