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By Charity Simon   The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says plans are underway to adopt and develop some poor schools in the Bwari Area Council, FCT, in an effort to give back to the society.

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Society Confers Fellowship on VC of NOUN

By Vanessa Idoko, Abuja The Society for Peace, Conflict and Practice on Wednesday conferred its fellowship on the Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu.  According to a statement signed by the director of media and publicity, Ibrahim Sheme, on Wednesday, the conferment was …

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President Buhari Dissolves NABTEB Board

By Olaleye Aluko, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the Governing Board of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board over N49m contracts allegedly unaccounted for and reinstated the suspended Registrar, Prof. Ifeoma Abanihe.

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NOUN To Matriculate 16,033 Students At 17th Ceremony

  By our correspondent The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is set to matriculate 16,033 student at an event slated to hold this Saturday. The ceremony, the 17th matriculation of the institution will hold simultaneously at the 78 study centres of the university across the country. In a statement, …

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Gunmen Abduct Three Female Obong Varsity Students

The Akwa Ibom  Police Command has begun a manhunt for the abductors of three female students of Obong University,  Obong Ntak, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of State. Witnesses said some hoodlums stormed the female hostel of the university in the early hours of Friday and abducted the students. DSP …

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NUC Lists 58 Illegal Universities

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has advised Nigerians not to patronise 58 illegal universities operating across the country. The warning was issued by the commission in a statement to newsmen. The commission said the universities are yet to be licensed by the federal government and have been shut down for …

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NUC Releases Names of Accredited Post-graduate Awarding Universities

  By Vanessa Idoko, Abuja Sequel to the rising numbers of illegal degree and post-graduate awarding institutions in the country, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has released a list of government approved post-graduate awarding universities in Nigeria. A bulletin issued on Monday from the office of the Executive Secretary dated …

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Students Shut Down Benue Varsity

Academic and non-academic activities were on Monday grounded at both campuses of the Benue State University, BSU, in Makurdi, as some students protested against the over 65 per cent hike in school fees for new students.

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NABTEB Queries Registrar, Alleges Over N400m Illegal Spending

By MbazanAnongu The Governing Board of the National Business and Technical examinations Board(NABTEB) has launched an investigation into various allegations of corruption and maladministration allegedly perpetrated by the Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof Professor Ifeoma M. Isuigo-Abanihe. Among the allegations, Isuigo-Abanihe was said to have hurriedly awarded contracts worth about N169.3million “between …

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