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Over 60,000 Submit Applications For Student Loan In 6 Days

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The Managing Director of Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND), Mr Akintunde Sawyerr, the Fund has received over 60,000 applications for student loan since the opening of NELFUND portal for students at federal institutions last Friday. Sawyerr, who stated this on Thursday while addressing the media in Abuja, said that out of the 60,000 applications, 30,000 students had successfully completed the...

Tinubu Promises Increased Investment In Education At Children’s Day

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Nigerian leader, President Bola Tinubu says his administration is committed to increasing efforts to ensure that Nigeria’s children have a solid footing for the realization of their dreams, promising an enhanced investment in education sector. “With increased investments in education, and the recent overhauling of the entire education system to provide both human and material resources for learning, as well...

Deputy Speaker, Kalu Wants Student Exchange Between Nigeria, Lincoln University UK For Improved Education

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Deputy Speaker, Kalu Wants Student Exchange Between Nigeria, Lincoln University UK For Improved Education

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has urged the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom (UK) to initiate a student exchange programme with their counterparts in Nigeria to boost education and skills in the country. Kalu made the call when he received the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University, Mr Simon Parkes, and...

Abia: Defunct TSGICC Members Cry Foul Over Alleged Imbalance In Appointments Into Boards Of Tertiary Institutions

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Tinubu Expresses Sadness Over Death Of Former Labour Leader, Ali Chiroma

Some members of the defunct Tinubu-Shettima Grassroots Independent Campaign Council, TSGICC, have alleged that the recent appointments into the Boards of Tertiary Institutions by the Tinubu administration were not balanced, and failed to recognise the federal character principle enshrined in the constitution of Nigeria. Addressing journalists in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, on Wednesday, in the company of many other...

Gov. Otti Speaks At Cambridge University Conference In UK

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Gov. Otti Speaks At Cambridge University Conference In UK

The University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, United Kingdom, will be hosting the Abia State Governor, His Excellency Dr. Alex Otti on Saturday, May 18, 2024. This year's conference theme, ‘Kujenga Africa: Forging Global Alliances’, a Swahili phrase meaning ‘to build’, is a timely call to action for unity, collaboration, and innovation. It underscores the need for these elements to...

Kogi State Govt Announces Release Of Some Abducted Varsity Students

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Some of the abducted students of Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, Okene in Kogi State, have been rescued, the state government has confirmed. In a statement on Sunday, the Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Kingsley Fanwo, said the students were rescued safely by local hunters and other security agents. He did not disclose the exact number of...

Why UniAbuja ASUU Declared Strike

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Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Abuja (UniAbuja) branch, has commenced industrial action to demand some changes in the administration of the university, particularly what it identified as some illegalities in the administration of the school as regards employment, promotion, and several others. Chairman UniAbuja ASUU, Dr. Sylvester Ugoh, told journalists in Abuja, on Thursday, that there are...

JAMB Releases 1.8m UTME Results, 64,624 Candidates’ Scores Under Investigation

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JAMB Releases 1.8m UTME Results, 64,624 Candidates' Scores Under Investigation

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has released the results of the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The registrar of JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, announced the release of the results yesterday at a press conference, held at the board’s headquarters in Bwari, Abuja. ABN TV reports that over 1.9 million candidates registered and sat for the examination in 118 towns...

UNIBEN Suspends Students’ Union Over Attack On LP Governorship Candidate

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Olumide Akpata Declared Edo LP Gov Candidate

The management of the University of Benin has approved the indefinite suspension of the university’s Student Union Government. In a statement on Monday by the university’s Registrar, Ademola Bobola, the institution said the suspension was in connection with the attack on the Edo State Labour Party’s candidate, Olumide Akpata, by some students believed to be members of the student union. The...

How To Check 2024 UTME Result

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JAMB Raises 2024 UTME Registration Fee

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday, April 29, released the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results. The examination which began on Friday, April 19, ended today Monday, April 29. The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede announced the release of the UTME results at a press conference held at the board’s headquarters, Bwari, in Abuja on Monday READ...

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