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Covenant University Wins Award for Best Private University in 2017

Covenant University’s commitment to excellent delivery of world-class education has again received external validation, as it was awarded the “Best Private University 2017” by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The maiden edition of the Excellence in Education Award ceremony which was organised by the Education, Printing and Publishing Sector

JAMB fixes cut off marks for higher institutions

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed minimum cut off marks for Nigeria’s higher institutions. The minimum cut off marks for admissions into universities in Nigeria was set for 120, polytechnics and colleges of education pegged at 100. Innovative enterprising institutes was pegged at 110. However, institutions can raise their

JAMB delists management courses in seven universities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted management courses of some universities in its current admission brochure. They are Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Modibbo Adamawa Federal University of Technology, Yola (MAUTY), Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA), Federal University of Agriculture,

WAEC withholds 15,000 SSCE results

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has withheld the results of over 15,000 candidates that sat for the May/June senior school certificate examinations. The affected candidates are from Niger State. The decision to hold on to the results was reportedly because the state government failed to pay the examination fees on behalf

Rashidi Yekini’s daughter graduates as second overall best student

The late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini’s daughter, Rashidat has graduated from the Dumonforte University in Leicester city, United Kingdom. She read Cinematography. Rashidat whose father was the best African footballer in 1993 graduated with distinction and was second overall best student in her school. Rashidat’s father, Yekini was the national record

JAMB to announce cut off mark for admission August 22

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, will hold a policy committee meeting on August 21 and 22 to determine cut off points for admission into various courses in Nigerian tertiary institutions for 2017. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Sunday said he had given the Board approval to hold the

Nigeria to get 200 new universities – NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC), has disclosed that it is currently processing over 200 applications for new private universities in the country. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in Abuja during a meeting with the federal universities’ bursars. According to him, “the university system is growing and

Nigerian government restores IRK, CRK as separate subjects

The Federal Government of Nigerian has directed the ministry of education to restore both the Christian Religious Knowledge and the Islamic Religious Knowledge as independent subjects. The government asked the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, NERDC, the country’s education body to immediately reinstall the two subjects where they were before

Drinking coffee could extend your Lifespan – Study

Drinking more coffee could extend people’s life span, as they would have a lower risk of death, especially for heart diseases, cancer and diabetes among others, a new study shows. Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer and Imperial College London found that an extra cup every day will

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