Education

ASUU Threatens Another Industrial Action Over Non-Payment Of Salaries

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on an industrial action if the 13 months’ salaries of over 1,000 of its members across the country were not paid. Dr Lazarus Maigoro, Chairman, University of Jos chapter of the union, who said this in a statement on Saturday, in Jos, …

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How To Check Result Of JAMB Mock Exam

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the 2021 results of its Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) mock exam conducted on June 3, 2021. The mock examination is usually organised for interested candidates in all accredited CBT centres to prepare and familiarise them with the CBT environment. A statement issued by JAMB’s …

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NECO reschedules 2021 national common entrance examinations

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has rescheduled the 2021 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity Colleges across the country.   The examinations earlier scheduled for Saturday, May 29 would now take place on Saturday, June 5 2021.   A statement by NECO’s Head of Information and Public Relations, Mallam Azeez Sani, said the …

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NECO reschedules 2021 Common Entrance Examination to June 5

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has rescheduled the 2021 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into Federal Unity Colleges across Nigeria.   The examination, earlier scheduled for Saturday, May 29th, will now take place on June 5 as approved by the Federal Ministry of Education.   According to a statement by NECO Head Information and Public …

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Experts reflect on dwindling mentorship in Nigerian universities

            As part of efforts to bridge the widening relationship between lecturers and students across Universities in Nigeria, experts have advanced the need for lecturers across the country to democratise the education system in order to cater for a robust mentorship required by their students This was made known during …

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Fresh Strike Looms In Varsities As FG Fails To Meet April Deadline

  There are clear indications that the non-teaching staff in the Nigerian universities are warming up for a fresh industrial action following the Federal Government’s failure to meet April timeline for the implementation of Memorandum of Action (MoA) it entered with the unions. The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union …

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Fees increase: 75% of students may drop out of Kaduna varsity – ASUU

  The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) Chapter, says 75 per cent of the university’s students may drop out of school due to the monumental increase in tuition fees. Its Chairman, Dr Peter Adamu said in a statement in Kaduna on Wednesday, that the students might have to leave because …

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BREAKING: Bandits kill three abducted Kaduna varsity students

  Bandits have killed three of the abducted students of the Greenfield University, Kasarami in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The Greenfield University, a privately-owned institution, is located along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway. Some unspecified numbers of students and a staff of the university were kidnapped by gunmen on Tuesday night. The bandits later …

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Reps reject high acceptance fees by varsities, polytechnics, others

  House of Representatives Wednesday expressed worry over the huge amount of money paid by students in the nation’s tertiary institutions as acceptance fees. The House said the development was fast constituting an impediment to the smooth process of entry into universities. To this end, the House urged  the Federal Government to increase the funding …

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Reps condemn acceptance fees imposed on newly-admitted students

  The House of Representatives has condemned the high acceptance fees being imposed by Nigerian universities, polytechnics, and other tertiary institutions on admission seekers. Consequently, the House resolved to investigate the issue. Chairman of the House Committee on Basic Education, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, at the plenary on Wednesday, moved a motion to demand the rationale …

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