Education News in Nigeria
Four officials of the Ogun State Ministry of Education have been arrested over alleged fraud of about N200 million in the payment of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees for students in its secondary schools.
For students seeking admission into universities, all hope is not lost yet, as representatives of Indian universities have disclosed that Indian government has an education policy to admit 15 per cent African students yearly into their various universities which have 17 million capacity adding that examination is not compulsory.
The 2013 Batch B prospective Corps Members are advised to start checking their names as from Wednesday 22nd May, 2013 from their various institutions attended.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has unveiled the identities of the illegal “universities” with known addresses operating in the country. The commission disclosed this yesterday at the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) headquarters during a joint press conference on the activities of the operators of the illegal “universities” across the country.
The Federal Government has ordered Federal Universities to undertake a comprehensive audit of their staff and students.
Unconfirmed reports have it that four students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State might have lost their lives, Monday, as hundreds of them went on the rampage, protesting against the barring of unregistered students from participating in the harmattan examination, which should have started Monday.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is to scrap the Paper Pencil Test in 2015.
University of Ilorin is at it again, with their annual rustication of students. 24 students both male and female were sent off. Their pictures were posted in all notice board available in the school.
The school administration said the reason for this is ‘general misconduct’, but to the understanding of the students of the school, their offenses could possibly be, inappropriate dressing, exam malpractice or failure to wear school ID card.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has finally released the results of candidates whose results were initially withheld over non-biometric verification even as 91, 610 candidates will commence the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. Computer based Test in the 7 various designated centres, CBT from Saturday.
Etisalat Nigeria today announced it has established an MSc in telecommunications engineering at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
Over 160 Nigerian students who are on the federal government scholarship in Russia are now begging to survive due to lack the non-payment of their allowances in the last six months, it was revealed yesterday.
This is to educate you that the National Examination Council (NECO) has because released the 2013 NECO June/July Authorities Evaluation Schedule.
The Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, has called on Nigerian universities to evolve alternative sources of funding to reduce over-dependence on government.
School Fees Of Private Universities In Nigeria: Alternatives if JAMB/UTME did not work out for you
An undergraduate of the University of Calabar, in Cross River state, was lynched on Wednesday by some angry mobs for allegedly stealing a lady’s mobile phone and handbag.
According to the latest figures compiled by an education think-tank, many of the worst profs are teaching in schools in the Midwest and on the East Coast. The Center for College Affordability and Productivity compiled a list of schools with the best and worst professors by culling through millions of teacher ratings at RateMyProfessors.com. The teacher ratings were one of the components that the center used in evaluating 650 colleges and universities for Forbes’ ranking ofAmerica’s Best Colleges.
Officials of the Students Union Government of Lagos State University, LASU, Thursday, clashed with security officers attached to Lagos State Firstt Lady, Mrs Abimbola Fashola.
The The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has withheld the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results of 68,309 candidates from last week’s Paper Pencil Test (PPT) and Dual Based Test (DBT) from various centers across Nigeria on suspicion of malpractice perpetrated during the examinations.
When did young Nigerians start committing suicide? Ndubuisi Brown, a student of Economics and Development Studies of Covenant University committed suicide over the weekend. The budding photographer allegedly hung himself at his home. RIP
JAMB has come and gone.
There has been numerous complaints from JAMB students all over Nigeria who have had their results withheld and haven’t gotten an explanation why.
A Lokoja Chief Magistrates’ Court 1 has on Tuesday remanded 20 students of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja in prison, over alleged rioting and murder of their lecturer, Mr Nathaniel Abimaje.
Top 100 Best University in Nigeria – 2013 University Ranking
Ranking Web of Universities (Webometrics) has published the 2013 edition of the World University Rankings, and we are here to bring you the Top 100 Best University in Nigeria from the webometrics World University Ranking results.