Educational

We haven’t released cut-off marks yet – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disclaimed admission cut-off marks circulating in social media, asking higher institution admission seekers to disregard them. The board said it was yet to release the cut-off marks for 2020 admissions, saying the ones in circulation were from fraudsters who in their usual ways,were out to dupe unsuspecting admission seekers. JAMB also said ...

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Proud Dad: Eminem shows-off his daughter Hallie as she graduates from university

Eminem’s daughter Hallie is all grown up and he’s proudly revealed that she’s just graduated from university. Hallie, who the rapper shares with ex-wife Kimberly Scott, is now 23-years-old and has finished her studies at Michigan State University alongside her long-term boyfriend Evan McClintock. The notoriously private star, 47, opened up about his personal life on Mike Tyson’s Hot Boxin’ ...

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JAMB hands over 180 candidates to police

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has handed over 180 candidates in the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) to the police for prosecution over alleged involvement in examination malpractices. It said 70 per cent of the candidates have been arraigned, while others are undergoing investigation. JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this yesterday ...

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All schools across UK shut over coronavirus

As Britain desperately tries to contain the coronavirus outbreak, all schools across the whole of the United Kingdom will be closed after Friday. This was revealed by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson while speaking with MPs on Wednesday afternoon. Williamson stated that schools will shut from Friday “until further notice” for all children – except to those of key workers and ...

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JAMB releases results of 312,000 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has released the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination results of about 312,000 candidates who sat for the UTME on March 14, the first day of the examination. According to the board, the results were released on Sunday. It directed candidates to check their profiles for the results. “The results of Saturday’s examination have been released. ...

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Gombe enrols 70,000 Almajiris in schools

Gombe State Government on Tuesday said it has enrolled 214, 000 children into public schools in the state between September 2019 and January 2020, with 70,000 of them being the Almajiri kids. Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, made the disclosure at a ceremony for the distribution of uniform and instructional materials to pupils in Jalinga village, Funakaye Local Government Area of the ...

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Attend fresher’s night, risk expulsion, Al-hikmah university warns new students

An Ilorin, Kwara state based private tertiary institution, Al-hikmah University management has warned its new students not to attend any ‘unholy gathering’ during their stay in the institution. Management specifically, cautioned “any student from attending a fresher’s night being put together by some useless elements,” it was gathered. The university added that it was aware of a surreptitious move by ...

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NECO dismisses 19 staff over certificate forgery

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has dismissed 19 of its workers for forging their certificates. Their dismissal was approved by the Governing Board of NECO after vetting the report of a Staff Certificate Verification Committee setup by the council at its 52nd regular meeting. The Head, Information and Public Relations Division of NECO, Azeez Sani, disclosed this in a statement ...

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No responsible woman will spend 3hours watching ZEE WORLD – David ibiyeomie

  No responsible woman will spend 3hours watching ZEE WORLD.   David ibiyeomie said this in the 6th service on sunday 23th February 2020,in quote ”No responsible woman will spend 3hours watching ZEE WORLD ”   He said women should spend their time on personal growth,but didn’t condemn the watching of ZEE WORLD but is against women who burn their pot watching ZEE WORLD

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Five JAMB staff, NSCDC operatives that were kidnapped in Kogi have all been released

The Kogi State Police Command has confirmed the release of all the five Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) staffs kidnapped along the Obajana-Kabba road, over a week ago. Also, all the five personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) that were kidnapped around Ajegwu, along the Ayingba road have secured their freedom. The police command, in ...

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Adekunle Gold speaks on ‘lazy parenting strategy’

Nigerian high-life singer, Adekunle Gold has given his opinion on parenting. The 33-year-old who is expecting his first child from wife, Simi condemned the bias that comes with parenting the male child. He wrote; “Boys will be boys” is a lazy parenting strategy. If you have a child, you have a responsibility to raise them properly”.

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SUG president arrested for alleged involvement in cult activities regains freedom

  The Students’ Union President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Adegboye Olatunji, who was arrested for alleged involvement in cult activities, has gained his freedom. It was gathered that Olatunji and one other suspect, Taiwo Olanrewaju, were released on Tuesday after perfecting the bail conditions given to them by an Ogun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ifo. Olatunji ...

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Minister warns candidates as JAMB holds mock UTME today

  The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has warned candidates sitting for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination to desist from malpractices, as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board holds mock UTME today. The minister added that the government detested corrupt practices such as admission racketeering, while warning universities and other tertiary institutions to abide by the rules of the ...

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2020 UTME: 1.9m register as exercise ends in few hours

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has so far registered over 1.9 million prospective candidates for its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), with a few hours to the end of the exercise. Dr Fabian Benjamin, the board’s head of Media and Information, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, ...

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