EDUCATION

NECO releases 2019 SSCE results, sanctions 18 supervisors

NECO releases 2019 SSCE results, sanctions 18 supervisors

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the June/July 2019 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) barely a month after the exercise was conducted. Acting Registrar and Chief Executive of the NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, while announcing the results at the NECO Headquarters in Minna, Niger State, said the number of candidates who made five credits […]

Zenith Bank Offers ZECA Education Loan For Children

Zenith Bank Offers ZECA Education Loan For Children

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc, has introduced the Zenith Children’s Account (ZECA) Education Loan to assist parents pay their children/ wards school fees as the new school session begins. The loan offering, which is disbursed directly to the account of the beneficiary’s school, comes at a very competitive interest rate and flexible repayment […]

NUC gets two new Deputy Executive Secretaries

NUC gets two new Deputy Executive Secretaries

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the appointment of Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf and Dr Kidado Kumo as Deputy Executive Secretaries Academic and Administration respectively. The appointment which took effect from 20th of June 2019, were approved by the Governing Board of NUC following nominations by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof Abubakar Rahseed. […]

NYSC To Partner ICPC In Mobilization Of Corps Members

NYSC To Partner ICPC In Mobilization Of Corps Members

Chris Steven, Abuja The Management of the Nation Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and that of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) have agreed to partner in ensuring that graduates mobilized for national service are genuine. This came at the instance of a courtesy visit to ICPC Headquarters, Abuja by NYSC’s Director General, […]

JAMB Intelligence Committee Clears 3,736 Candidates, Withdraws, Invalidates Results Of Four For Results Manipulation

JAMB Intelligence Committee Clears  3,736 Candidates, Withdraws, Invalidates Results Of Four For Results Manipulation

Chris Steven, Abuja The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cleared 3,736 candidates who were suspected to have engaged in examination malpractice during the conduct of the 2019 UTME. A statement by JAMB Spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, said the results of these candidates have also been released. Fabian however said the Board has withdrawn and […]

JAMB Apprehends Candidate Who Allegedly Upgraded UTME Score From 153 To 290

JAMB Apprehends Candidate Who Allegedly Upgraded UTME Score From 153 To 290

Chris Steven, Abuja THE Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has apprehended one Adah Eche for dubiously upgrading his scores in the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from 153 to 290. The 19- year -old candidate was alleged to have engaged the services of some cum men through Facebook and Whatsapp platforms, having come […]

160 for public universities, 140 for private universities, JAMB unveils cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission

160 for public universities, 140 for private universities, JAMB unveils cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission

Chris Steven, Abuja The joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday unveiled the cut-off marks  2019/2020 admission into tertiary institutions in the country. The cut-off marks were approved at the 19th policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions in Nigeria in Gbongan, Osun  State. During the meeting, 160 was approved as minimum score for […]

Court Remands JAMB Staff Who Claimed Snake Swallowed N35m

Court Remands JAMB Staff Who Claimed Snake Swallowed N35m

Philomina Chieshe an official of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)and five others  have been remanded by an Abuja High Court over their involvement in the missing N35m from sale of JAMB e-cards in Benue. Philomina was arraigned  by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside Samuel Umoru, Yakubu Jekada, Daniel Agbo, Priscilla Ogunsola, and Aliyu […]

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