Sunday, January 26, 2020
Home > NEWS > Education
Joint Admission and Matriculation Board

2020 UTME: JAMB Arrests Online Agents Over Alleged Extortion

By John Onah, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), yesterday arrestedd some agents of an accredited online payment service for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), for allegedly charging above the approved cost. The board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this to newsmen while monitoring the UTME/Direct Entry

Read More

MTN Launches ARDIC to Promote Education Research

By Martin Paul, Abuja One of the leading communication networks, MTN Nigeria, has launched Academic Research Development and Innovation Challenge (ARDIC) to promote educational research development in the country. The Chief Transformation Officer, MTN Nigeria, Olubayo Adekanmbi, said: “MTN Nigeria believes that some of the solutions to the bottlenecks that currently exist on the continent, especially in

Read More

IPPIS: ASUU Succumbs to Govt Pressure, Keeps Mum on Planned Strike

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The Federal Government, yesterday disclosed that over 70 per cent membership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), have registered with the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) introduced by the Federal Government. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed, disclosed to newsmen after a closed-door meeting

Read More

Ikpeazu Inaugurates Committee on Science and Technology Varsity

Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has set up a seven-man exploration committee on the establishment of Abia State University of Science and Technology. The committee members comprised Prof. Anya O. Anya as the chairman, Isaac Nnadi, Uwaoma Olewengwa, Benjamin Ozurumba, Ikechi Mgbeoji, John Ogunji and Nduka Ekere. Inaugurating the committee,

Read More

IPPIS: You Can’t Turn Universities to Core Civil Service, ASUU Insists

From Chris Gaga, Makurdi Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has insisted that  there was no going back on its position against the planned enrollment of its members on Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) by the Federal government. The Union's President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who stated this in a

Read More