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367 prison inmates to sit for 2017 UTME

No fewer than 367 prison inmates in the Ikoyi and Kaduna prisons will join over 1.7 million candidates to write the Computer Based Test, CBT, in the UTME, in 624 centres...

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GCE registration begins on Friday – WAEC

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has announced that registration for the General Certificate Examination (GCE) 2017 for private candidates starts on Friday,...

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JAMB begins sale of UTME forms, reviews registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said, on Tuesday, that it would begin the sale of forms for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in March, 2017. A...

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Over 50% of Nigerian children suffer physical violence in schools

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that over 50 per cent of Nigerian children suffered physical violence in schools. Ms Ladi Alabi, the Child...

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Ogunlewe resigns as FUNAAB’s pro-chancellor

A former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, has resigned his appointment as the Pro-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State....

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Meet the medical student who bagged 19 awards in UNIBEN

One of the 12,808 students who graduated from University of Benin on Saturday grabbed the attention of Nigerians on the internet with his impressive performance. Pius...

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Niger rehabilitates three schools with N2.3bn

The Niger State Government on Thursday awarded the contract to renovate and reconstruct three of its secondary schools at the cost of about N2.3bn. The Permanent...

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JAMB adopts ‘pin vending’ for 2017 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it will adopt “pin vending”  for the 2017 UTME test, advising intending candidates to get familiar with the new...

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Senate extends JAMB result’s validity to three years

The Senate on Thursday passed the amendment to the law establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board. The law now extends the validity of the result of the...

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Niger Government stops payment of NECO, WAEC fees over poor results

The Niger State government says it will stop paying the examination fees of students in public schools owing to the sustained mass failure recorded in both WAEC and NECO...