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NCCC Donates Multi Million Naira ICT Centre To UNIZIK

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has handed over a state of the Art multi-million naira completed information communication and technology (ICT) Centre to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University UNIZIK, Awka, Anambra state The University is one of the schools from the four geopolitical zones to benefit from the largesse of the NCC with […]

Private Varsity Install’s 876-kWp Solar System To Boost Environmental Sustainability

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nile University of Nigeria recently installed an 876-kWp solar system to enhance environmental sustainability and boost electricity supply in its Abuja campus. Nile University is a private higher-education institution, and a member institution of Honoris United Universities, with over 6,000 students across six faculties including a college of health sciences.. The installation […]

Lagos Frowns At Non-Compliance Of School Resumption, Says Many Private Schools Still On Holiday

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Government is not happy that three days after the official resumption of schools for a new term, some private schools are still on holiday, while attendance has not peaked in those which have resumed. The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, OEQA, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, who led a team […]

2020 SSCE Commences Feb 8 –NECO

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Examination Council (NECO) has fixed a new date for the senior secondary school certificate examination for external candidates. The council stated that due to candidates pleas it has extended the registration process . According to NECO, the examination which earlier scheduled to commerce on Monday 1st February 2021 and end […]

#ENDSARS: NECO Adjusts Timetable Over Protests

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Examination Council (NECO) has postponed Paper I Computer Studies Practical scheduled for tomorrow – Monday, October 19, 2020, until Monday, November 16. This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the NECO Head, Information and Public Relations Division, Mr. Azeez Sanni. Specifically, Mr. Sanni pointed out that the […]

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 […]

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