Protesting university admission seekers

March 17, 2018 Adebanjo S.A 0

Recently, photos of university admission seekers protesting the closure of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) examines Bariga, Lagos, were published in the media. Ordinarily, one would lend support to legitimate agitations against obnoxious policies. But on second thought, it is permissible to reason that if prospective university students become restive at the point of seeking admission, such Read More

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Sultan, JAMB boss inaugurate Muslim media watch in Osun

March 17, 2018 Lateef Dada 0

  The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, will on Saturday, March 17, 2018, inaugurate the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria. The ceremony will have JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, as the Guest of Honour. A statement issued by the National coordinator, Muslim Media Read More

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JAMB sells 1.6m UTME forms

February 10, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said that about 1.6 million registration documents for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have so far been sold with two days to end the exercise. The board’s head, media and information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview in Lagos. It would be recalled that the board commenced the Read More

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Our education policy outdated – Expert

December 2, 2017 Ibrahim Ramalan 0

  Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, Oladayo Akinpelumi, has lamented how Nigeria’s education system has out lived its relevance since the 90s. He said to meet up with the time, ICT was the only leverage upon which teaching and learning could be salvaged, especially with the 10 million out-of-school children living across the country. Akinpelumi, who stated this during the Read More

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