Nigerian Govt effects some shake-up in Education Sector

Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education, has approved the redeployment of 11 directors and principals of unity colleges. In a statement by the spokesperson of the ministry, Ben Bem Goong, the action was to “strengthen service delivery and fill existing vacancies”. The statement reads, “Mrs. Abdulkadir Binta, Principal, Federal Government …

WAEC Registration: Proprietress sentenced for diverting N5m meant for 2017/2018 WAEC from 284 students in the North

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of Mrs. Josephine Udeh before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri, on a one-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N5,059,000. Josephine, who serves as the …

Nigerian Government threatens to relocate FUTO, other institutions

The Federal Government has threatened to relocate the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), and other government Institutions experiencing crisis of land encroachment to other states. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono, said this in Abuja on Thursday when the Governing Council of FUTO visited him …

UTME 2019: JAMB reacts on cut-off marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board [JAMB] says it has not published the national and general minimum cut-off marks for placement of candidates into the nation’s tertiary institutions as was being speculated in some quarters. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with …

JAMB names UniIlorin, Abu, UNIBEN as most subscribed universities by candidates

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board [JAMB] has named the University of Ilorin [UniIlorin], as the most subscribed university by candidates in the 2019 admission exercise. Is-haq Oloyed, the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board [JAMB], disclosed the information at 2018 National Tertiary Admission’s Performance Merit Award held in Abuja, …

UTME 2019: JAMB talks on when results for 2019 will be released

The Joint Admissions and Matriculaton Board (JAMB) on Wednesday explained why it had not released the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. JAMB’s Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said the board discovered that some candidates who wrote the examination engaged in massive fraud and impersonation, putting their …