NECO postpones 2020 common entrance

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has indefinitely postponed the 2020 Common Entrance Examination into the 104 Unity Colleges.




NECO, in a statement by its Head of Information and Public Relations, Mr Azeez Sani, on [...]

Tue, 24 March 2020

Late-coming: No rescheduling of UTME- JAMB

Despite registering for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, candidates who arrived late for their scheduled examinations will not have their exercise rescheduled.

Spokesperson of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who stated this while [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020

NECO petitions commissioners over high SCCE fees

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has petitioned Commissioners of Education of the 36 states over exorbitant fees charged by secondary schools for registration of candidates for the June/July 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE.

Acting Registrar of NECO, Dr Abubakar Gana, wh [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020

COVID-19: Nigeria shuts down schools nationwide

Schools across Nigeria have been shut down as a measure to contain the escalating coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

A sudden rise in cases of infection from 3, early last week, to 12 confirmed cases last Thursday, forced the shutdown as fears grew over a possible escalation if stringent measures [...]

Mon, 23 March 2020

Nigeria spends N5bn annually to service IPPIS – ASUU

The Calabar Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Friday disclosed that Nigeria spends approximately N5bn annually to service the controversial Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.

The Calabar Zonal Coordinator of ASUU and senior lecturer at the Department o [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020

JAMB commences 2020 UTME nationwide

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Saturday commenced the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, with over 1.9 million candidates participating in over 600 centres across the country.

At least 200 other candidates registered for direct entry admissions, bring [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020

Eni, Oxford varsity award scholarships to African students

As part of efforts to strengthen the future of business leadership in Africa, a multinational company, Eni and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, have announced new MBA scholarship program for African students.

A joint statement by Jeevan Vasagar, the Head of Media Relations Oxfor [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020

NUC begins data collation in Nigerian universities

As part of efforts to ensure accurate data for the university system, the National Universities Commission, NUC, says it has commenced data collation of all academic, non-academic staff, programmes and courses in the nation’s universities.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


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