BREAKING: I want my admission now, Ekene, genius with highest JAMB score cries out Ekene Franklin, the student prodigy, who came tops in the 2019 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is relying on Nigerians to impress it on the University of Lagos (UNILAG), to admit him in the institution this year. The Imo State-born SS3 pupil of Meiran Community...... read more
Lagos hails child prodigy, who scored highest mark in JAMB *Say, we're not surprised Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs Adebunmi Adekanye, has congratulated Master Ezeunala Ekene Franklin, an SS3 pupil of Meiran Community Secondary School, Meiran, for making the best score in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Franklin scored 347 in the examination. A breakdown of the result showed that...... read more
Why 15-year-old genius won't get admission after scoring highest in JAMB - Oloyede Ekene Franklin, the 15-year-old Imo State native who emerged as the best candidate in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), released on Saturday cannot gain admission into any Nigerian University in spite of his outstanding score of 347 marks. Registrar of JAMB,...... read more
BREAKING: JAMB releases results of 2019 UTME candidates *Withholds 34,120 The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results, held from April 11 to April 18, with over 1.8 million registered candidates. Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar, disclosed this to journalists in Abuja on Saturday. He said the board withheld the results of 34,120 for...... read more
JAMB: No cause for alarm *Our server didn’t crash, our exam won’t be repeated Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has assured students who sat for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that they would not be repeating the exercise, as the story of its server crashing was a mere speculation and not true. Dr. Fabian Benjamin, spokesman of the body, while reacting to speculations...... read more
Kano’s first private university takes off with 82 pioneer students Saturday, April 27, opened a new chapter for in the education firmament of Kano State, as its first private university rolled off with the first intake of 82 lining up for their academic formalities. Named Skyline University Nigeria (SUN), the student began their tertiary academic journey for the 2018/2019 academic session,...... read more
How cultists hacked 300-level student, three others to death at UNIUYO Student cultism, which appeared to have died down in recent years, resurfaced with the hacking to death of a student of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), by suspected cultists in the school complex, Witnesses who scampered away on hearing gunshots, which the members of the cult group, identified as Black Axe...... read more
Two weeks after Ibadan lecturer's suicide, OAU student kills himself over poor academic records About two weeks after an University of Ibadan (UI) lecturer,  A.O. Subair took his own life after 22 years fruitless effort to secure a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), degree, one Kolapo Olowoporoku, a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has taken the same route to end his own life after repeatedly...... read more
JAMB: There was massive fraud in 2019 UTME exams *Says culprits would be fished out The massive fraud in the Unified Tetiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), is the reason for the delay in the release of the results, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said on Wednesday. To redeem the situation, the examination body, in a statement by its spokesman, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said a process...... read more
Success: I’ve got calls from UK, US *I want to be a lawyer and a pastor *Thanks all The issue of Success, the enfant terrible, of the Okotie Eboh Primary School, Sapele, Delta State whose video went viral last week, for her uncommon comments after she was sent home for not paying her school fees, has gone international. She witty little seven-year-old primary three student, in another video, where...... read more
Angry Delta govt: Why send Success home when we run free education? Embarrassed by last week’s video of Success Adebor, the seven-year-old primary three pupil, which went viral in the media, where she was seen complaining of being sent home for failing to pay a certain fee in her school, instead of being flogged, the Delta State Government, appears not to be smiling...... read more
More goodies, as 2019 Mike Okonkwo essay competition opens for 16th edition Organisers have called for entries for the 16th Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School Students in Nigeria, whi is now open from March 18th to June 7th, 2019. The topic for this year’s competition is “Justice as an Instrument of Enduring Peace in Nation Building,” according to a statement...... read more
Akintayo to deliver FUOYE’s first Inaugural Lecture A Professor of Industrial Chemistry, Cecilia Olufunke Akintayo will deliver the first Inaugural Lecture of the Federal University Oye Ekiti, the university has announced. The lecture, to be held on Friday, April 12, at the University’s Auditorium, is titled ‘the place of Plant Oil derived products as sustainable replacement for petrochemical...... read more
BREAKING: Three months after, students return to classes, as ASUU ends strike University classroom doors would be thrown open as from Friday, following the removal of the last stumbling block in the negotiation between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government, leading to a final agreement in the logjam, that has lasted for three months. Both parties put pen...... read more
Obi: I won’t give up my school visitation passion *Promises to bring Anambra magic to Nigerian education Former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday underscored once again his passion for education, when he sneaked out in the thich of his campaigns to meet with another set of students, a pastime, which he has intensified since leaving office more...... read more
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