Category : Education

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Plank seller’s daughter, Abibat Owolabi, emerges best graduating Master’s student in UI [PHOTOS]

Abibat Olayinka Owolabi, the child of a plank seller at the Bodija Market in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, Mr. Aliu Owolabi, has emerged as overall best graduating Master’s Degree student at the University of Ibadan. Miss Owolabi graduated from the Department of Botany, Faculty of Sciences in the institution. DAILY POST reports that Abibat, […] Plank seller’s daughter, Abibat Owolabi, emerges best graduating Master’s student in UI [PHOTOS]

Other News / Education - 1 day ago

2020 UTME: Reps reacts to ‘no NIN, no JAMB’ policy

The House of Representatives has urged the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to extend the use of compulsory National Identification Number (NIN) in the conduct of examinations till 2021. This followed a motion moved by Rep. Zainab Gimba (APC-Borno) under Matters of Urgent Public Importance at plenary presided over by the Speaker of the […] 2020 UTME: Reps reacts to ‘no NIN, no JAMB’ policy

Other News / Education - 1 week ago

JAMB gives update on sale of 2020 UTME application forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has denied commencing the sale of application forms for the 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known while speaking with NAN on Friday in Abuja. Benjamin explained that the board was still in the process of admissions and […] JAMB gives update on sale of 2020 UTME application forms

Other News / Education - 1 week ago

Crisis brew as Ayade appoints new VC for CRUTECH

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has appointed an acting Vice-Chancellor of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH). DAILY POST gathered that Prof. Ogar David Abua from University of Calabar (Unical) was appointed the new acting VC for CRUTECH, the appointment is effective November 7th 2019. According to our findings, the appointment […] Crisis brew as Ayade appoints new VC for CRUTECH

Other News / Education - 1 week ago

Ojukwu varsity institutes panel to investigate lecturers allegedly involved in sex-for-grade

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) has instituted a five-man panel to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against some lecturers in the university. A source told DAILY POST that the university may sack six lecturers, who have been fingered by some female students and ex-students of the university for having been involved in sex-for-grade racket. […] Ojukwu varsity institutes panel to investigate lecturers allegedly involved in sex-for-grade

Other News / Education - 1 week ago

Eight lecturers expelled in Akwa Ibom university over alleged sexual harassment, extortion

The Vice Chancellor of the Akwa Ibom State University, Prof. Eno Ibanga, said about eight lecturers of the university have lost their appointments with the institution from 2015 to 2019 due to established cases of sexual molestations and extortions against some students in the institution. The Vice Chancellor disclosed this on Tuesday at the university’s […] Eight lecturers expelled in Akwa Ibom university over alleged sexual harassment, extortion

Other News / Education - 1 week ago

Buhari sends strong message to ASUU on sexual harassment, others

President Mohammadu Buhari has charged the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to beam its searchlight on issues of plagiarism and sexual harassment being witnessed in higher institutions. Buhari also urged ASUU to look at the area of corporate governance of various universities rather than dissipate its energy on perceived inadequacies of government alone. The […] Buhari sends strong message to ASUU on sexual harassment, others

Other News / Education - 2 weeks ago

Sex-for-grades: KASU tells randy lecturers to resign

As part of his efforts to ensure that academic institution is free of sexual molestations, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics, Kaduna State University, Prof. Abdullahi Ashafa, has warned lecturers of the institution against engaging in sex-for-grades. He told them that, if any lecturer is nursing idea of immoral sex with female students for grade, in the […] Sex-for-grades: KASU tells randy lecturers to resign

Other News / Education - 2 weeks ago

ASUU threatens to go on nationwide strike, gives reasons

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has threatened that the union will begin nationwide strike if the Federal Government failed to remit the salaries of its members at the end of this month (October). The union said that the strike would reinforce members’ rejection of the Integrated Payment Personnel Information System (IPPIS), allegedly being […] ASUU threatens to go on nationwide strike, gives reasons

Other News / Education - 3 weeks ago

Adegboyega Adenekan: Chrisland Supervisor jailed 60 years for raping toddler

Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, on Thursday sentenced a school supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan, 47, to 60 years’ imprisonment for defiling a toddler. Nwaka convicted Adenekan on a count charge of defilement. She held that evidence before the court showed that the supervisor was guilty as charged. The News […] Adegboyega Adenekan: Chrisland Supervisor jailed 60 years for raping toddler

Other News / Education - 3 weeks ago

Oyo vows to take strong action as suspected arsonists destroy school in Ibadan

Oyo State Government on Tuesday vowed to bring to book, the perpetrators of an inferno, which razed a block of three classrooms at Cannon Okusehinde Memorial Primary School, School I, Aremo, Ibadan. DAILY POST gathered that some suspected arsonists had allegedly set the classrooms ablaze. But the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, […] Oyo vows to take strong action as suspected arsonists destroy school in Ibadan

Other News / Education - 3 weeks ago

DSS arrests 6 UI staff over alleged involvement in examination malpractices

Men of the Department of State Service (DSS), have arrested no fewer than six staff of the University of Ibadan Distance Learning Centre over their alleged involvement in examination malpractices. DAILY POST gathered on Monday that the six staff were arrested at the instance of the Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Idowu Olayinka. It […] DSS arrests 6 UI staff over alleged involvement in examination malpractices

Other News / Education - 3 weeks ago

Crescent University breaks silence over alleged denial of parents, maltreatment of Ogun journalist during convocation

The management of Crescent University, Abeokuta, on Sunday said that none of the bonafide parent of its students was denied access to the venue of its 11 convocation, which took place on Saturday. DAILY POST gathered that a female journalist reporting for the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC), Abeokuta, was alleged to have been beaten […] Crescent University breaks silence over alleged denial of parents, maltreatment of Ogun journalist during convocation

Other News / Education - 4 weeks ago

2020 UTME: JAMB issues strong warning to candidates on payment for services

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has advised candidates not to pay money to any of its staff for any services. Rather, JAMB has asked the candidates to direct all payments for its services to the Treasury Single Account, TSA. This is coming on the heels of allegation that some workers of JAMB in […] 2020 UTME: JAMB issues strong warning to candidates on payment for services

Other News / Education - 4 weeks ago

UTME: What candidates must have to successfully register for 2020 exams – JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disclosed that prospective candidate of 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, must have the National Identity Number, NIN, before registration. The admission regulatory body made the disclosure via its verified Twitter handle, on Thursday. “All candidates wishing to take the 2020 UTME must have the National Identification […] UTME: What candidates must have to successfully register for 2020 exams – JAMB

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