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Court orders Auchi Polytechnic to pay lecturer N6.7m

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered Auchi Polytechnic to reinstate and pay a dismissed lecturer, Dr Betty Ali-Momoh, her N6.771 million entitlement. Justice...

Researchers create energy efficient switch needing no electric current

Researchers from New York University (NYU) have announced a discovery that can control magnetic circuits using an energy-efficient switch that needs no electrical current....

UTME 2019: Why we won’t release results now – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has continued to explain why it is yet to release the result of the 2019 Unified Tertiary...

Sorry poets: Google Poemportraits shows no one’s job is safe from AI

The usefulness and capability of machine learning and artificial intelligence when it comes to technological advancement is already clear to many of us, but...

Professor demands inclusion of Internet as subject in school

An educationist and former Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Anambra State, Prof Chukwuemeka Onukaogu, has called for the inclusion of internet as a...

JAMB speaks on crash of server, release of 2019 UTME results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says its server did not crash. It said results of candidates who participated in its 2019 Unified Tertiary...

Rescind your decision on ‘no school fees, no exam’ policy – NANS appeals to LAUTECH

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), in Oyo State has appealed to the management of the Ladoke Akintola University of...

Major UK university ushers in new era of psychedelic research

Imperial College London, a public university in the UK, has announced the launch of the Imperial Centre for Psychedelic Research, the first psychedelic research...

FUOYE VC cries out as 90 percent of students ‘divert’ school fees

The Vice Chancellor of Federal University Oye Ekiti, Prof. Kayode Shoremekun has lamented the non payment of school fees by students of the institution...

ASUU, FG set for showdown over plan to incorporate lecturers into IPPS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected a move by the Federal Government of Nigeria to use the 2019 personnel verification exercise...

School of Surveying proscribes students’ union activities, gives reason

The Federal School of Surveying, Oyo, Oyo State, said that it has proscribed all student’s Union activities within the institution. The institution in a circular...

WAEC reveals candidates, centres to face cancellation, ban

The National Examination Committee (NEC) of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved sanctions for all candidates and centres that were involved in...

Ondo varsity shut as students ground academic activities

The Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, Ondo State has been shut. This development followed the protest that greeted the decision of the school management to...

Ogun Assembly renames TASCE, OSCOHTECH, Gateway Polytechnic

The Ogun State House of Assembly on Tuesday, passed three bills seeking to alter the nomenclature of some state-owned higher institutions. NAN reports that those...

‘A Joke Gone Too Far’ — ASUU Blasts Aisha Buhari’s Plan To Name Private University After The President

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday blasted the Federal Government over the proposed plan to...

JAMB Apprehends Fake Candidate Who Registered 64 Times To Ghostwrite For 64 Real Candidates

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAM) says it has caught a fake candidate who registered for the University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 64...

JAMB speaks on reducing scores of 2019 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described as fake, a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary...

Akwa Ibom University suspends 4 students for allegedly raping female colleague

The Akwa Ibom State University, located at Obio Akpa Campus in Oruk Anam has announced the suspension of four students for allegedly raping a...

Minimum wage: Students react as Buhari approves payment of N30,000

The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), a Pan-African Students’ group, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the New Minimum Wage Bill into Law. Buhari on...

2019 UTME: JAMB speaks on when results will be released

The Joing Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday explained why it had not released the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. JAMB’s...

2019 UTME: Three in court for double registration, malpractice

The police in Ibadan on Thursday arraigned three persons in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for alleged double registration in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation...

ASUU chairman blows hot over members’ treatment

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Biodun Ogunyemi on Monday lamented the plight of university retirees. Ogunyemi condemned delay in the...

JAMB speaks on UTME results, suspension of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that it would ensure a smooth and successful conduct of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation...

NYSC speaks on death of corps member in Sokoto camp

The Sokoto State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Philip Enaberue, has described the late corps member, The Fortune-Ihieche, as a...

JAMB arrests over 50 ‘Professional Examination Writers’

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has arrested no fewer than 50 professional examination writers who sat for candidates in the...

Canada aims to attract more international students by expanding presence overseas

OTTAWA — Canada plans to attract more international students by expanding its presence overseas in an effort to advance classroom diversity and boost economic...

See The ‘Mercenary’ Who Was Caught Red-Handed Writing JAMB For Many Candidates (Photo)

A man described as a professional examination mercenary, who allegedly specialises in writing JAMB tests for multiple candidates, has been arrested in Sokoto State,...

NYSC DG sends strong warning to corps members

Brig. Gen. Sulaiman Kazaure, Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Thursday warned corps members against frequent trips during service year. He...

Google originated from Ifa – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, on Wednesday said that search engine, Google originated, from the ‘Ifa’ also known as the oracle. NAN reports...

Nigerian students, others contribute $42.4bn to US economy

The US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs says Nigerians and other international students contributed $42.4bn to the US economy in...

Offa Poly student commits suicide over handout proceeds

The management and students of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa in Kwara State are in shock over the reported case of suicide by a student...

Corps member who lost his sight during the election offered automatic employment by INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has offered automatic employment to a corps member, Daniel Oluwatobi, who served as an ad-hoc staff and lost...

Dehlia Umunna Becomes First Nigerian To Be Appointed A Professor At Harvard Law School

Dehlia Umunna started working at Harvard Law School in 2007 and she is also Deputy Director and Clinical Instructor at Harvard Law School Criminal Justice...

NYSC releases registration instructions for 2019 Batch A corps members

The management of the National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), has announced registration guidelines for 2019 prospective Batch A corps members. The guidelines, as contained in...

NYSC opens portal for 2019 batch A registration

The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has announced the commencement of online registration for prospective 2019 batch A corps members. The registration...

Uniosun Vice Chancellor Declares Examination Date for Harmattan Semester

The Vice Chancellor of Osun State University; Professor Labode Popoola has declared the date for the commencement of 2018/2019 Harmattan Semester Examination. Professor Labode made...

ASUU Strike: FG releases N163bn

The Federal Government said it has released N163 billion to the universities from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), but striking academics are stalling...

ASUU: Muslim group tells lecturers what to do now

An appeal has gone to the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) to call off its lingering strike. ASUU embarked on the ongoing industrial...

UNILORIN to enforce dress code on students, staff

The University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, says it has constituted a committee to look into the modalities for the enforcement of a dress code for...

Buhari calls for suspension of ASUU strike

While speaing at a university convocation in Ebonyi state, President Muhammadu Buhari called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its...

FG, ASUU fail to reach agreement, adjourn meeting again

ASUU strike continues as FG, ASUU fail to reach agreement but adjourn meeting again, vanguard reports. IFor the fifth time in less than two months,the federal...

NOUN Graduates can now attend Law School & Participate in NYSC

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University Amendment Act 2018, the president’s Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang...

Lecturers Risk Their Salary With ASUU Strike

The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed vice-chancellors of striking public universities across the country to enforce “no-work-no-pay” rule on the striking lecturers. PREMIUM TIMES...

Gov. Ajimobi announces university scholarship for best SSCE female student

The Oyo State Government on Friday said that it has offered full university education scholarship to Miss Itunuoluwa Joel, a student with the best...

See The Trending Sitting Arrangement Of Convenant Students During Examination

Covenant University is located in Ota, Ogun State in Nigeria. It is a private Christian university, affiliated with Living Faith Church Worldwide and a...

Court sends SUBEB Chairman to 41 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State, has sentenced the Chairman of the state Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Murtala Adamu Jengebe...

FG, ASUU meeting on agreement ends in deadlock again

The crucial meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, today has again ended in deadlock as both parties...

Stakeholders move to end herdsmen attack on Plateau State University, host community

The Saf Butura Dr. John Gabriel Mallo Makwal has assured the management of Plateau State University, Bokkos that the problem of insecurity within and...

NYSC: Prospective corps members protest, vow to shutdown Benue orientation camp

Prospective corps members in two universities in Benue State, on Wednesday, staged a protest against the ban placed on the institutions by management of...

Lagos will sustain ‘Ready Set Work’ – Official

Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh, Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, says he is optimistic that the ‘ReadySetWork’ (RSW) initiative will continue in Lagos...

ASUU condemns FG’s plan to increase tuition fee in the public universities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the plan of the Federal Government to increase tuition fees in Public varsities. Making this condemnation...

First woman to win Physics Nobel in 55 years

The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years. Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the...

Gambari, El-Rufai appointed to Oxford University’s Africa Board

The oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford University, has appointed Nigeria’s former External Affairs Minister, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the Governor of Kaduna...

PhD Holder Employed As Primary School Teacher In Kaduna

PhD Holder Employed As Primary School Teacher In Kaduna The Kaduna State Government has recruited additional 13,606 qualified primary school teachers, including a PhD holder...

Delta university expels 13 students, sanctions five others

Angered by increasing cases of examination malpractices in the institution, authorities of the Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka on Thursday expelled 13 of its...

NYSC should be optional – Ex Corp member

The Zonal Inspector in my National Youth Service Corps days was a strict woman who monitored our compliance with the scheme’s rules and regulations...

Photo: Final year Nigerian Pharmacy student dies in India

  A final year Nigerian student studying in India has passed away. Mubarak Muhammad Musa, until his sudden death was a Pharmacy student of the NIMS University...

WAEC English Language exam Postponed, Reasons Unknown

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has postponed the English Language examination scheduled to hold on Saturday, September 22, till September 29, 2018 for...

Lecturer and accomplice arraigned over alleged N6m Fraud

A 56-year old man who claimed to be a lecturer in a private University in Lagos, Charles Okonji and a businessman Akinola Olubayo, 50,...

This Is How To Get NYSC Certificate Of Exemption

The National Youth Service Corps is a compulsory program for Nigerian graduates. Nevertheless, it is not for all of them because some graduates are...

ABUAD best Med doctor, Esther Azom awarded N5.7m car

Breaks academics reward jinx: Says, modern facilities help her learning One of the grave  factors militating  against  development of education in the land is the...

LASU Academic Staff Union Leads Protest To Government House Against VC

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University branch, were at the Lagos State Government house to protest alleged mismanagement...

Unpaid salaries: Governing Council suspends Oke Ogun Polytechnic management

The crisis rocking the Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, one of the higher institutions owned by the Oyo State Government, took another dimension on Thursday...

Buhari Promises To Ensure Nigerian Students Abroad ‘Don’t Get Stranded’

  President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to ensure that Nigerian students schooling abroad do not get stranded. “We want to ensure that students don’t get stranded...

Dont believe the question papers on Internet, WAEC warns candidates

The West African Examination Council has warned candidates sitting its September 2018 Private Examination to ignore past questions being posted by fraudsters on the...

WAEC reacts to leakage of exam questions

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has condemned the activities of fraudsters in the country. The body said their criminal acts were capable of jeopardizing...

OAU releases 2018/2019 Post-UTME results [How to Check]

The Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State has released result of the Post-United Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) for 2018/2019 session. All candidates who participated...

APGA chieftain calls for scrapping of JAMB

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) chieftain, Dr Chinedu Ekwalo, has called for scraping of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), saying it...

Wizkid To Build Schools In Every African Country

Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly known by his stage name, Wizkid, has announced his plan to build schools in every country in Africa. The singer...

NUC approves 23 new courses for UNIOSUN

The Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) has approved additional 23 undergraduate and postgraduate courses for Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo.   According to the letter of approval...

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