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Covid-19: Anambra Not Ready to Reopen Schools, Says Commissioner

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Anambra State government has disclosed that it won’t jeopardize the lives of children by reopening schools during this coronavirus pandemic. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, while speaking with journalists on Wednesday, 3 June, 2020 in Awka. Omenugha said: “Government knows what it is […]

Norway Moves to Digitise Literature Books in Hausa, Ibo And Yoruba

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Norwegian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Kjemprud Jens-Petter said on Wednesday that the National Library of Norway was interested in digitising literature books published in Hausa, Ibo and Yoruba. Jens-Petter told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the agreement to digitise the literature books would be signed between the […]

OAU Probes Sex for Grade Allegation Against One Professor Akindele

OSUN, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, Ife have confirmed that the process of identifying the personality of Lecturer accused of demanding sexual gratification from a female undergraduate of the institution has begun.   Vice Chancellor VC of the institution, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede while reacting to the alleged incident admitted […]

UNIAFRICA Postpones Scholarship Exam, Sales of Forms to Continue

‎(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Authorities of the University of Africa, Toru-Orua and the Bayelsa State scholarship board‎ have postponed the scholarship exam slated for this Saturday, 18th November, 2017. According to a joint statement by the university and the board, the new date for the exam is now Saturday 25th November, 2017.   The statement informed […]

Controversy Over Cut-off Marks Unnecessary –Jamb

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has described as unnecessary the controversies over the reduction of cut-off marks for 2017 admission exercise into tertiary institutions by stakeholders at its policy meeting. Rather than criticisms, JAMB said Nigerians should be concerned about how to address the flight of citizens in glorified secondary […]

NUC Upgrades MAPOLY to University of Technology

By Ganiyu Nasirudeen ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta (MAPOLY), has now been officially upgraded and recognized, as the University of Science and Technology. The official recognition was made public Monday, as the National University Commission (NUC) presented a letter of upgrading to a delegation of the Ogun State Government led […]

Nigeria ICT University Enugu Campus  is Ready, Says  FG  Implementation Committee

Photo caption: Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu  From Ignatius Okpara,  Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Members of the federal government  implementation committee on the proposed Nigeria’s ICT university have expressed satisfaction with the state of facilities at the Digital Bridge Institute  DBI, Enugu, designated as one of the campuses of the institution, declaring that the […]

Bayelsa Student Bags First Class from Lincoln University

Photo caption: Perewari Victor Pere, Bayelsa State-born Lincoln University First Class graduate (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Bayelsa student  Perewari Victor Pere has bagged a first class honor from the Lincoln University in United States even as 21 students from the state graduated from the American University. In a congratulatory message, Bayelsa governor, Seriake Dickson  described […]

Ebonyi University Deadly Cult Clash Claims Final Year Student

By Ignatius Okpara (AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  There was tension and anxiety at the Ebonyi state university, Abakaliki, South-East Nigeria following a deadly inter-rival cult clash between members of Vikings and Buccaneers which claimed the life of a final year student of the institution, identified as Theophilus Onele. The deadly clash which  also left many seriously […]

Buhari Reconstitutes Governing Boards for Education Agencies

Photo caption: Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the boards of 19 parastatal agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. Members of the board will run for a period of four years in the first instance. In making the appointments, the President took into cognizance of the […]

NANS Gives 24 Hours Ultimatum for Release of Jailed UNILAG Students

…threatens to Invade Kirikiri Prisons (AFRICAN EXAMINER) From the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), in Abuja on Monday, came a 24 hours ultimatum within which a Special Offences Mobile Court in Lagos, should release 13 students of the University of Lagos, currently being detained at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons. NANS threatened to invade the […]

JAMB Arrests 25 Persons for Extortion, sale of UTME Materials

(African Examiner) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday announced the arrest of about 25 persons throughout the country for extortion and illegally selling registration materials to the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates. The culprits, according to the Registrar/Chief Executive of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, were apprehended by a combined […]

UTME: JAMB Says Candidates Awaiting Results Can Apply

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), in Abuja on Thursday said candidates awaiting results are eligible to register and sit for the Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). A statement by the Spokesman of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, however stressed that any candidate who fails to upload their result between May and […]

JAMB to Commence Sales of 2017 UTME Forms March 20

By Ganiyu Nasirudeen ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that the sales of this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Forms will begin next Monday, March 20, 2017. JAMB in a series of tweets Monday morning disclosed that the sales will last till Wednesday, April 19, 2017. […]

Group Alarms Over Looming Religion Crisis, Threat To Peace In OAU

OSUN, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) has raised an alarm over threat to peace in its alma-mata due to activities of certain Muslim group operating on campus. The group raised the alarm in a petition signed by its National President, Engr. Abdulwaheed Odeyimka, warning on the looming consequences […]

TETFUND to Spend  N213.4bn On Intervention Projects In Public Tertiary Institutions

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has secured the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari to spend a total of N213,418,124,493.75 on intervention projects in tertiary institutions across the country this year. Executive Secretary of the Fund, Dr. A. B. Baffa, disclosed this at the end of the meeting of TETFund Management with all the provosts, rectors […]

FUTO Students Protest Against Plan to Hike Tuition Fee

By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal University of Technology (FUTO) Owerri, Imo state, South- East Nigeria, has been shut down indefinitely by the school authorities, following a violent protest by the students which led to wanton destruction of the institution’s properties. AFRICAN EXAMINER Correspondent reported that the students protest which started like a peaceful […]

NECO Releases 2016 November/December Results

By Abdul Gaffar Bello (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the 2016 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results, with Ogun State South West Nigeria leading other States in best performance. NECO Registrar/Chief Executive Prof. Charles Uwakwe while announcing the results Tuesday at the Minna, Niger State headquarters of the examination […]

FUNAAB Unrest: Governing Council Orders Reinstate Of Sacked Staff

By Funmilayo Omidiji ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Indication has emerged that the Governing Council of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAB) has resolved to reinstate 23 recently sacked members of staff of the citadel. According to a statement issued Friday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, by the FUNAB Head, Directorate of […]

Auchi Poly Fires 13 Lecturers, Demote 16 Others Over Students Sexual Harassment, Extortion

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Benin Benin City Nigeria, (African Examiner) – The management of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, South- South Nigeria, has fired 13 lecturers as well as demoted 16 others over sexual harassment, extortion, of students and other misconduct. This was made known to newsmen Wednesday by the Public Relations Officer PRO of the school, Mr. […]




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