DELSU flouts FG’s directive, charges N5,000 for post-UTME screening 

Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, has announced its readiness to conduct computer-based aptitude tests in place of post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for the 2017/2018 academic session. The university is charging each candidate N5000, in addition to N1000 bank commission, bringing the total cost to N6000 against the maximum More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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UI recalls students, fixes examinations for July 4

The Senate of the University of Ibadan (UI) has recalled all undergraduate students of the institution to resume academic activities. The university authorities directed the students to arrive on campus as from More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Alleged Financial Malpractices: FG clears YABATECH Rector, Ladipo, okays ex-bursar for trial

The Federal Government has cleared the Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Dr Margaret Ladipo of allegations of fraud and financial malpractices levelled against her by former Bursar of the school, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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JAMB cancels UTME results of 59,698 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has now officially cancelled the results of 59,698 candidates over examination malpractices. Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB registrar, made the disclosure on Wednesday in More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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Fayose is behind violence in Ekiti Federal Varsity—VC

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, on Friday fingered Governor Ayodele Fayose as the mastermind of political violence in his university to destabilize the system. Soremekun More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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N/Assembly plans to raise teachers’ retirement age to 65—Dogara

We must upgrade working condition of teachers in Nigeria Don’t transfer our salaries to LGAs, NUT tells N/Assembly Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday disclosed that More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Daredevil gunmen storm Igbonla Lagos Model College again, abduct six students

Gunmen numbering about 15, on Thursday, stormed Lagos State Model College at the Igbonla area of Epe and abducted six of its students. The scary incident was the second in seven months. The victims were all males. More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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FG plans to increase teachers’ salaries, threatens to sack those without professional qualification

The Federal Government on Thursday disclosed that plans were in the offing to ensure that teachers were better paid than other workers. Minister of Education Adamu Adamu who made the disclosure at the inauguration More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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JAMB: More than 10,000 candidates caught cheating in Anambra

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) says more than 10,000 candidates caught for examination malpractices in the ongoing UTME in Anambra have been handed over to appropriate authority. Lynda Nwachukwu, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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2017 UTME: Candidates protest poor internet at CBT centres

As the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) began its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), candidates commended JAMB as others lamented the hitches experienced at the exam centres. Some More...