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29 Nigerian Words Approved In Oxford Dictionary Latest Update

3 days ago Dammylink 0
About twenty-nine (29) Nigerian words and expressions were added in the latest updates of the Oxford English Dictionary for January 2020. Here is a list of the new Nigerian words and senses added to the Oxford English Dictionary in the latest update: Agric, adj. and n.: “Of, relating to, or used in agriculture; = agricultural adj. Read More

UTME 2020: JAMB Withdraws Licences of 11 CBT Centres

3 days ago Dammylink 0
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has withdrawn licenses of eleven computer-based tests (CBT) centers for charging exorbitant fees in the ongoing 2020 Unified Matriculation Examinations registration In an interactive session on Tuesday in Abuja, the Board registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede disclosed this to Stakeholders Reports have it that the Stakeholders include the National Security Read More

Today In History: First Course Begin At University Of Ibadan

6 days ago adaku 0
History will never elude Nigeria’s Premier University, The University of Ibadan as the first course in the great and the first Nigeria University officially began on 18 January 1948. There were 104 foundation students that began the courses in the University. The formal opening took place on 25th of March 1948 University of Ibadan popularly Read More

Polytechnic Students Protest Bsc/HND Dichotomy

2 weeks ago Roland 0
The National Association of Polytechnic Students(NAPS) has protested the continued discrimination of Polytechnic graduates in Nigeria by mobilizing to National Board for Technical Education Secretariat in Kaduna The protesting students were seen holding different placards with various inscription such as: stop discrimination Against HND Holders, stop playing our future. They were also chanting solidarity songs Read More

Ekiti Varsity Reabsorbs 335 Sacked Staff

2 weeks ago ezekiel 0
Ekiti State University(EKSU), Ado Ekiti, has begun re-absorption of workers from the institution who were on December, 2019, disengaged from service. The management of the institution had cited over staffing, redundancy, low productivity and questionable qualification as reasons for  laying off the affected staff. A total of 355 workers were reabsorbed based on recommendation by Read More

NUC Splits Mass Communication Into Different Departments

3 weeks ago abdul fathai 0
The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has splited Mass Communication into seven separate degree programmes. The Commission also said that degree programmes in Agriculture, Architecture and Creative Art have also been split into different ones, with the changes expected to take effect in this year in all universities in the country. The Executive Secretary Read More

FG Approves 6 New Federal Colleges Of Education

4 weeks ago Femi Olasunkanmi 0
The federal government has approved the establishment and immediate take-off of new six Federal Colleges of Education in each of the geo-political zone in the country. According to the public relations officer of National Commission for Colleges of Education, Mr Ameh Isaac, the newly approved institutions would be situated in Bauchi, Benue, Ebonyi, Osun, Sokoto, Read More

Polytechnic Students Gang-Rape Colleagues In Ekiti

4 weeks ago emeka 0
Operatives of the Ekiti State Police command have arrested a student of the Crown Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, the state capital for allegedly raping colleagues (names withheld). The commissioner of police in the state, Amba Asuquo told newsmen over the weekend that the suspect Joseph Emmanuel (23) alongside his fleeing colleague, Alabi Doyin committed the crime around Read More

UTME 2020: JAMB Sets Date For Registration

1 month ago ezekiel 0
The JAMB Registrar said registration for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) would start on January 13 and end on February 17. He also said the examination would hold between March 14 and April 4 while an optional mock examination for candidates would take place on February 18. Prof Oloyede disclosed this during a Read More