Saturday, July 20, 2019

NYSC speaks on corps members receiving N30,000 wage from July

Newzandar reports that the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has debunked the information that corps members will start receiving the N30,000 new minimum wage as...

NYSC speaks on ‘riot’ by corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Lagos State, on Monday said there was no riot by corps members at its orientation camp in Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos on Sunday. Mrs...

UNN produces Nigeria’s first electric car

Mr Jelani Aliyu, the Director-General of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) has commended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) for being the first institution to produce electric car in the...

Your education policy wicked, against Nigerian youth – ASUU blasts Buhari

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy on education as “wicked and criminal against the needs of Nigerian youth”. The union accused...

Sex-for-marks lecturers in trouble – VC warns

Prof. Suleiman Mohammed, Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK), has vowed to dismiss any lecturer caught harassing female students on campus. The VC said this on Thursday,...

JAMB arrest 19-year-old for upgrading UTME score

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday evening paraded one Adah Eche, a 19-year-old admission seeker who allegedly falsified his Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result. Prof.Is-haq...

JAMB kicks against establishment of new universities

Professor Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has called on the Federal Government to place an embargo on the establishment of new universities.

NYSC issues warning to corps members

Brig-Gen. Shu’aibu Ibrahim, the Director General (DG), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has advised the 2019 Batch B Corps members posted to Kano State to always be security conscious.

NYSC: INEC announces automatic employment for corps members

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who distinguished themselves during the 2019 general election will get automatic employment.

Nobody will get certificate twice – WAEC issues warning to Nigerians

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Sunday advised people in possession of its certificates to guard them well, saying it will not re-issue on account of misplacement, fire, flood or theft.

Sex-for-marks: Ekiti State University speaks on scandal involving its lecturer, student

The Management of Ekiti State University,(EKSU), Ado Ekti says it has begun investigations into allegation of sexual misconduct involving one of its lecturers, Dr O.O Aduwo. A video had...

NYSC mobilizes 2,250 corps members to Edo for batch B

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Edo state Secretariat will receive a total of two thousand two hundred and fifty corps members for the 2019 batch “B” stream 1.

NYSC releases call-up letters for Batch “B” stream 1 2019, announces date for orientation...

The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC , on Friday released call-up letters for prospective corps members of Batch “B” stream 1 2019. The information was made...

BREAKING: JAMB announces cut-off mark for 2019 admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Tuesday approved 160 and above as this year’s national minimum cut-off mark for admission into public universities. The decision was reached...

ASUU hints on fresh indefinite strike, warns Nigerian govt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday, called on Nigerians to pressurise the Federal Government to honour their agreement to forestall fresh strike. The union’s President, Prof....

JAMB 2019: Education Minister speaks on conduct of UTME

The Minister for Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, for ensuring service delivery to the public. Adamu stated this on Saturday, during...

Education Minister Laud’s Oloyede Led JAMB, Says He Should Be Emulated

The Minister for Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for ensuring service delivery to the public. The minister said this during the unveiling of the remodeled JAMB...

Nigerian man reminisce writing JAMB 8 times as he graduates with 2nd Class Upper

A graduate of Mass Communication from Ahmadu Bello University, recounts how he sat for the JAMB exam 8 times before getting admission. He celebrates his new achievement as he graduates with a...

Osinbajo reveals Govt plan for education

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said the Federal Government was re-designing the country’s education curriculum as part of its education road map. Osinbajo said this, while delivering the 23rd...

JAMB: Breakdown Of UTME 2019 Candidates Who Have Checked Result Using MTN, Glo, Airtel,

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says over 1.3 million candidates have accessed their results using the result checker (code), 55019. Newzandar reports that results for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results, were...

Cultism: UNICAL expels 300-level student

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) has suspended a 300-level student of the institution, Adeye Mathias Unimke. Unimke was suspended over allegation of involvement in secret cult related activities.

UTME 2019: JAMB Blacklists 116 Exam Centres [Full List]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) it has blacklisted 116 exam centres over “registration-related misconduct” with respect to the recently released Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Newzandar recalls that JAMB released results of 1,792,719...

Most Nigerian graduates can’t spell their names – Prof. Benjamin Okaba

A senior lecturer with the Federal University , Otuoke in Bayelsa State, Prof. Benjamin Okaba has opined that most graduates from Nigerian Universities, particularly from private institutions cannot spell their own names.

BREAKING: 15 years old who scored highest in Abia won’t get admission into UNILAG...

As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, released the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME, a 15-year-old boy from Abia State emerged the best candidate by scoring 347...

Anticipated: JAMB finally releases result [ See how to Check]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released result of candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The 2019 UTME was conducted from April...

Finally, JAMB To Start Releasing UTME 2019 Results (See Date,Time)

Barring any last minute change,  the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB), will start releasing results of the recently conducted Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from tomorrow, Friday, May 10. Newzandar recalls that the...

JAMB Latest News: ‘Anticipated’ UTME 2019 Results Out?

The question on the lips of most Nigerian students is if the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is out. Newzandar recalls...

UNN lecturer asks students to kneel down and raise their hands ‘for not sweeping...

A lecturer at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State allegedly punished her students for not sweeping the classroom by asking them to kneel down and raise up their hands.

2019 UTME: Candidates Beg JAMB To Release Results

Some 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) candidates have appealed to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to release their results. The candidates spoke in separate interviews with...

UTME 2019: No server has crashed – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has continued to explain why it is yet to release the result of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, Newzandar reports.

Just In: JAMB explains delay in release of 2019 UTME results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday night explained why candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examinations (UTME) are yet to see their results. According...

2019 UTME: JAMB fails to release result 24 hours after promise, gives another time...

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday said that it was yet to release results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB’s Head of Media...

Corps member dies mysteriously three days after his traditional wedding

Member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Ferdinand Lorwuese Kutar, was laid to rest on Saturday, April 27, in his hometown Tse Kutar Nyiev, in Guma Local Government Area of Benue...

2019 UTME result: What every candidate must know – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has alerted candidates who sat for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination of fresh plots by fraudsters to dupe them. JAMB raised...

2019 UTME: JAMB tells candidates when to start checking results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) that results would be ready from April 29. The Board’s Head...

WAEC reveals candidates, centres to face cancellation, ban

The National Examination Committee (NEC) of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved sanctions for all candidates and centres that were involved in malpractice. This was made known...

Group react as ASUU, Aisha clash over Buhari university

Scholars Without Boundary, SWB, on Wednesday, faulted the position of the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU, on the proposed Muhammdu Buhari University. Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari...

ASUU blows hot over Aisha’s plan to establish Muhammadu Buhari University

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday lambasted First Lady, Aisha Buhari, over her proposed plan to establish Muhammadu Buhari University. Aisha made the disclosure last Saturday...

2019 JAMB: 100 exam cheats arrested nationwide, 2 CBT centers shut in Abia

100 suspected examination cheats have been arrested by security operatives across the country during the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said.

JAMB speaks on reducing scores of 2019 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described as fake, a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are being reduced.

JAMB: EFCC probes N36m swallowed by snake, N8.7bn fraud, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has began probe of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The Nation reports that the investigation, which covers 2010 to 2016,...

How to check UTME 2019

Candidates that wrote the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), can now access their results. The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will send the results to your email...

2019 UTME: JAMB speaks on when results will be released

The Joing Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday explained why it had not released the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. JAMB’s Head of Information, Dr....

2019 UTME: JAMB arrests 2 children over alleged examination malpractice

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday arrested two biological children of an accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centre owner in Lagos, over alleged examination malpractice. The...

JAMB speaks on UTME results, suspension of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that it would ensure a smooth and successful conduct of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Dr Fabian Benjamin,...

FCMB sponsors 2019 Edition of ‘YEEP’ for NYSC members in three states

The 2019 edition of the ‘Youth Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Programme’ (YEEP) organized for the members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) held successfully across three NYSC orientation camps auditoriums in Lagos,...

ASUU chairman blows hot over members’ treatment

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Biodun Ogunyemi on Monday lamented the plight of university retirees. Ogunyemi condemned delay in the payment of retirement benefits...

Insecurity Consequence Of Poor Funding Of Education, Says ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday said the increasing rate of insecurity in the country was as a result of the Federal Government’s failure to properly fund education and...

NYSC DG Lays Foundation For Lecture Hall In C’River Orientation Camp

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has laid the foundation for an ultra-modern lecture hall in the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Obubura, Cross River.

2019 UTME: Medical student, undergraduate arrested over alleged impersonation

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it arrested a third year medical student and another undergraduate for attempting to write the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for candidates.