CBN introduces financial education curriculum in primary, secondary schools – Official

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has developed and introduced a Financial Education Curriculum for basic and senior secondary schools, to educate children on how to use financial services responsibly. The Head of Consumer Education, CBN, Khadijah Kasim, said this on Monday in Abuja after a road walk with school children within Nyanya, Karu, Orozo and More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Dino actually graduated from ABU, Zaria – Dean, Students Affairs

Dean of Student Affairs at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Barrister Ahmed Tanimu on Thursday purportedly issued a statement to confirm that Senator Dino Melaye actually graduated from the institution contrary More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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We ‘ll resist pay cut in public varsities—ASUU

  Says Nigerian lecturers least paid in Africa THE Owerri zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday declared that it would resist any attempt by proprietors of public –owned universities More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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How I blew whistle on proprietor of fake and illegal foreign university—JAMB Chief

Says he almost lost $11,550 to the university’s dubious PhD degree – JAMB chief The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, on Tuesday  gave a comprehensive More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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JAMB opens portal to prospective candidates for 2017 UTME registration

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has opened its official website to prospective candidates to commence registration for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The examination More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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UTME 2017: JAMB makes u-turn, says awaiting results candidates can apply

As the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) rolled out its forms for sale, the examination body on Thursday made a u-turn on its position on candidates awaiting results, saying they can actually write More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Why vice-chancellors should allow tuition-free varsities stay, by Paul Onomuakpokpo

The idea of stopping the tuition-free policy should be jettisoned simply because of the poor. Remember, most of these vice-chancellors and others who are canvassing the payment of fees in universities enjoyed tuition-free More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Education minister blows whistle as Buhari extends Perm Sec’s service for two years

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the years in service of the current Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Dr. Jamila Shuara, by another one year with effect from February 17, 2017. By implication, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 10th, 2017
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NUC threatens to stop Rivers varsity from running non-science courses

The National University Commissions (NUC) has listed Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST) as one of the institutions that may soon be barred from offering courses such as law, accountancy and More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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200 level undergraduate of Lead University, Moshood, must die by hanging—Court

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday pronounced a verdict of death by hanging on a 200 level student of Lead City Universit, Mr Moshood Owolabi, for stabbing to death his fellow student with broken More...