Zulum approves N19m scholarship for 59 Borno students in law schools 

August 10, 2022 Sadiq Abubakar 0

In his continued payment of scholarship for various categories of Borno students, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved N19, 392,000 to pay registration fees of 59 Borno students, currently in law school campuses across the nation. The registration was for the 2021/2022 academic session. Executive Secretary of Borno State Scholarships Board, Malam Bala Isa disclosed the payment to newsmen on Read More

JAMB conducts 2022 mop-up UTME for 40,399 candidates nationwide

August 8, 2022 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination (JAMB) said it has conducted 2022 mop-up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for over 40,000 candidates across the country. JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in a release to Blueprint Monday.  He said the cancelation of 2022 UTME in some centres due to some hitches necessitated the mop-up examination. “Having thoroughly Read More

Breaking: WAEC releases May/June 2022 WASSCE results

August 8, 2022 Editor 0

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) a while ago on Monday announced the release of the May/June 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results. WAEC’s Head of National Office, Patrick Areghan, made the disclosure on Monday while speaking at a media briefing. According to him, a total of 1,607,985 candidates registered for the exam in Nigeria, and that Read More

Greenfield University appoints Emir of Zazzau pioneer Chancellor 

August 4, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

One year after bandits attacked Greenfield University and kidnapped scores of its students, killing five of them in captivity, the school has appointed the Emir of Zazzau, Amb. Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, as its pioneer Chancellor. The appointment was part of the University’s preparation for its maiden graduation ceremony next year, according to its management, who was led by the Founder Read More

Anxiety as ASUU extends strike by 4 weeks, FG to release result of latest test on UTAS

August 2, 2022 Moses John 0

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Monday directed its members to continue with the ongoing industrial action for another four weeks. ASUU National President Professor Emmanuel Osodeke disclosed this at the end of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja. He told journalists that the union’s NEC empowered the members to forge ahead with the strike, saying their patience was Read More

Provost vows to actualise New Bussa Federal College of Fisheries’ vision

August 1, 2022 Agi Onda 0

The Provost of the Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology (FCFFT) New Bussa, in Niger State, Dr. David Babatunde Olaosebikan, has said he would pursue the actualisation of the institution’s vision. He also stated that he would provide enabling environment for students, staff and the college community to feel safe and secure as well as carried along in the implementation Read More

ASUU strike: Group backs Tinubu to address lingering crises

July 27, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

Students Movement of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has backed Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu’s APC presidential candidate decision to address the issues surrounding the protracted strike. The group said our political leaders should emulate the steps Asiwaju is taking to put an end to this lingering crisis between the government and ASUU. If this strike continues to linger, that Read More

NYSC deploys 1,301 corps members in Anambra

July 26, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Tuesday, deployed a total of 1,301 corps members to Anambra State with a charge on them to strive to acquire relevant skills during the orientation programme. The NYSC Anambra State Coordinator, Mrs Blessing Iruma, who gave the charge during the swearing in ceremony of the 2022 Batch B stream II orientation course held at Read More

NECO deploys software for grading students, laments over N6bn deductions from TSA

July 25, 2022 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has deployed cutting-edge software to ensure efficient grading of candidates in all its examinations.  NECO Registrar, Professor Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, made this known in Minna during a press briefing to mark one year in office.  Wushishi, Professor of Science Education, was appointed the registrar of NECO on July 12, 2021 by President Muhammadu Buhari and Read More

2022 UTME: Institutions to use submitted minimum scores for admission – JAMB

July 25, 2022 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said  after a thorough consideration of the submission of the minimum admission scores cf from all tiers of tertiary institutions in Nigeria, stakeholders has agreed  that each institution should use its own submitted minimum admission scores submitted for the 2022 admission.  This was contained in release signed by JAMB’s Head of Publicity and Read More

ASUU tables fresh condition as Buhari gives Adamu Adamu ultimatum 

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu to resolve the prolonged strike embarked upon by the four university-based unions and report back to him in two weeks time. President Buhari gave the directive on Tuesday after he received briefings from the relevant government Ministries, Agencies and Departments involved in resolving the face-off with the university Read More

Education: 9mobile counsels students on career paths in Bichi Emirate

July 18, 2022 Editorial III 0

Nigeria’s telecom service provider 9mobile, in continuation of its commitment to inspire and support the career aspiration of students, organized a career counselling session for Junior Secondary Students (JSS 3). The carrier session which was well attended by notable citizens of the state held in Government Secondary School; Government Girls Secondary School, Bichi Education Foundation Community Secondary School all in Read More

ASUU to Buhari on 5-month-old strike: With our varsities as glorified secondary schools, enough can’t be enough

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Wednesday said enough can’t be enough until the Muhammadu Buhari-led government repositions the public university sector. The union’s came against the backdrop of comments from President Buhari that “enough is enough” of the ongoing 5-month industrial action by the university teachers. Buhari had called on the striking varsity teachers to sheathe their sword Read More

Strike: Enough is enough, Buhari tells ASUU

July 11, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Daura, Katsina State, called on Academic Staff Union of Universities to reconsider their position on the prolonged strike,  expressing worry that the hiatus will have generational consequences on families, the educational system and future development of the country. The President, who received some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), legislators and political leaders at his Read More

Sensitise students on UTME, JAMB tells school principals

July 11, 2022 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Registrar of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, has urged the Association of All Nigeria Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPS) to sensitise students ahead of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for higher performance. This was contained in a release signed by JAMB’s Head of Publicity and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, and made available to Blueprint Monday. Speaking Read More

2022 UTME: JAMB constitutes research ethics committee

July 4, 2022 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The joint admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has announced the constitution of a research ethics committee which aims to streamline all research proposals to be done by the board. The decision to set up the committee was taken at an emergency board’s management meeting held on July 2, 2022. According to a release signed by JAMB’s Head of Publicity and Read More

Sallah day: NECO declares free examination

July 4, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has declared one week free for its ongoing Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for school-based candidates to enable Muslim faithful have enough time to celebrate the festival. The Head Information and Public Relations Division of the Council, Azeez Sani,!stated this on Monday in a statement issued in Minna, Niger state capital.  He made it clear that Read More

Old students should embark on rescue mission for former schools – Adefila

June 30, 2022 Tope Sunday 0

The Chairman, Planning Committee of the 30th Graduation Anniversary of the 1992 set of the Association of Mass Communication Graduates of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun state, Dr. Femi Adefila, has emphasised the need for old students to play active roles in developing their former schools. Adefila, in a statement on Wednesday, said alumni associations could become the pillars Read More

Ex-NOUN VC calls for policy implementation on digital education

June 30, 2022 Idachaba Sunny Eleojo 0

The foundation vice-chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof Olugbemiro Jegede, and other stakeholders have called for the implementation of a national policy to promote digital learning in the country. They made the call in Abuja on Tuesday at a two-day workshop on policy initiative for digital learning in Nigerian universities attended by 19 vice chancellors and Read More

Kaduna government flags off distribution of free education materials

June 29, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Acting Governor of Kaduna state, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, has said the administration is investing in education and human capital development to ensure that no child is left behind for lack of access or poverty. Addressing the flag-off of the distribution of free learning materials to basic education schools in Kaduna on Wednesday, the acting governor pointed out that the distribution Read More