Tag Archives: Education

JAMB Clarifies 2016 Admission Strategy, Cut-off Mark

 Prof. Dibu Ojerinde  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the recent lists forwarded to various tertiary institutions was for candidates that qualified for screening based on institutions’ capacity. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, made the clarification on Sunday in Lagos, in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).…

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Oyo Protest: Ajimobi Demands Apology To Re-Open Schools

  Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has requested for a letter of apology from schools whose pupils took part in a protest against government’s proposed education initiative. Alhaji Abiodun Jimoh, the Chairman, National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Oyo State Chapter, said this in Ibadan on Thursday after a meeting with the governor.…

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JAMB To Release Varsities, Polytechnics Cut-off Marks By June

  The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will make public, the cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics in June, 2016. According to Vanguard, JAMB Public Relations Officer, Dr Fabian Benjamin in a brief chat said: “JAMB will officially publish the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics in June.” Contrary to…

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Celebrate Your Favourite Teacher on World Teachers’ Day!

Yeaaaaa!!! It’s “World Teachers’ Day”. We say kudos to every dedicated teacher out there who saw to it that knowledge is instilled in the next generation. Held annually on October 5 since 1994, World Teachers’ Day honours teachers’ organizations worldwide. Its aim is to mobilize support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future…

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17-Year Old Ghanaian-American Kwasi Enin, Accepted To 8 American Ivy League Colleges & Universities

17-year old Kwasi Enin’s grades, SAT scores and extracurricular activities have not only put him in the national spotlight, but earned him acceptance to 8 Ivy League colleges and universities. He if the first to apply and get into Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University and the…

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Oando Foundation Unveils ‘Adopt-A-School Initiative’ -Transforming The Primary Education System In Nigeria

Oando PLC is sub-Saharan Africa’s leading indigenous integrated energy group that provides innovative solutions to the region’s energy challenges.   Oando is passionate about increasing access to qualifying basic education because they believe that knowledge is the bedrock of world–class aspiration. In view of this, the oil and gas company had the official unveiling of…

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The Future Of Nigerian Education Is Bleak Unless The Government And All Stakeholders Take Action

Some leading academics, entrepreneurs and politicians, yesterday, dissected the Nigerian education sector and came away with a heart-rending view: the future of education in the country is bleak unless the government and all stakeholders do the needful to halt the spiralling decay.     From left: Chief Yemi Ogunbiyi, Chairman, Tanus Communications Limited and Tanus…

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