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BREAKING: ASUU suspends strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has announced a conditional suspension of its strike action. The ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this in Abuja on Monday night. Details later…

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Checkout JAMB’s New Rules & Guidelines For 2017 UTME

The JAMB’s new rules & guidelines, includes the adoption of CCTV cameras for all the CBT centres; adoption of a single hall containing 250 functional desktop or laptop computer systems with extra 25 as backups; that the computers must be minimum 15 inch screens and must be connected to robust computer server with capacity to carry a minimum of 250 …

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FUNAAB: School Shuts Down as Students Engage in Violent Protest Over The Death of Fellow Student

FUNAAB: school shuts down as students engage in violent protest over the Death of fellow Student

Report reaching us that Federal University Of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAAB) school has been shut down by the school management till further notice after the “violent protest” of Students which was said to be “earlier peaceful”. According to NAIJALIKERZ correspondent in FUNAAB, the protest was said to be earlier peaceful as students were agitating over the Vice Chancellor of the Institution, …

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#ReopenOAU: “The Federal Fever – By Ade Ash

  #ReopenOAU “THE FEDERAL FEVER” (A self inspired piece by Ade Ash) It is very easy to put pen to paper and scribe one’s mind as best pleases, but the crux of the matter usually lies in the impact made and how it affects lives. Having said that, it is true we’ve been on strike, an indefinite one for that …

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UNILORIN VC Blames CAN For Hijab Crises In Osun Schools.

The Vice-chancellor of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali, has blamed the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Osun state chapter, for the recent religious crisis in Osun schools. The VC who noted that court judgement had allowed Muslim students to wear Hijab to school, added that CAN should have appealed the judgement in court instead of resulting to …

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Federal Government SCRAP Post UTME In ALL Institutions

The Federal Government on Thursday scrapped the conduct of Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) in all institution. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, disclosed this in Abuja after declaring open 2016 Combined Policy Meeting on Admissions to Universities, Polytechnics and other higher institutions in Nigeria. He said universities are free to screen candidates admitted by JAMB, but students …

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Effective Time Management Tips Every Students Should Know

  Time Management is the ability to plan and control how you spend the hours in your day to effectively accomplish your goals. Every student must learn to effectively organise and arrange priorities. Here are few tips to manage your time well as a student: You must create a study plan for yourself. Creating a study plan not only helps …

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Breaking: JAMB Cancels All 2016 UTME Exam Due To System Failure?

Information spreading round the internet has it that the Registrar to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Examination Board (JAMB) has cancelled all Computer Based test (CBT) written so far in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for admission into Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges and other Degree Awarding Institutions in Nigeria. When contacted to elaborate on reason behind this rumour, the …

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OMG!! JAMB Reducing/removing Their 40 Marks?

Is JAMB Reducing/removing Their 40 Marks?. I saw this on NairaLand and since then i was kinda confused if this dude was right or not.. here is what he said: “Jambites pls recheck your result cause jamb is removing their 40 marks o, it happened to me and my friends who apply for nda after hoping that we can now …

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Breaking News!!! Aregbesola Renamed Osun State University (Uniosun), See The New Names

Governor Rauf Aregbesola while speaking at the Convocation ceremony of Osun State University, Osogbo on Wednesday renamed all the state owned tertiary institutions after notable indigenes of the state. The Osun state University, Osogbo has been named after Chief Bola Ige, the former Attorney General of the Federation. Now Bola Ige University, Osogbo. The Osun state Polytechnic, Iree was named …

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Senate Pegs JAMB Fee At N2500, Extends Result Validity Period To Three Years

The application fee payable to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, examination should not exceed N2, 500 the Senate has directed. For enforcement, the Senate tasked its relevant committees to ensure the amendment of JAMB Act. The resolutions came on the heel of the submission and consideration of the report on JAMB admission policies submitted by the Chairman, Senate …

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Top 10 common science myths that are absurd

There is nothing better than a bit of mythbusting (which accounts for the popularity of the television program of the same name), so here we are again, presenting you with a new list of terribly common misconceptions and myths – this time about science.   10. Evolutionary Improvements     The Myth: Evolution causes something to go from “lower” to …

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Bonang Matheba In Lagos For The Future Awards Africa

South Africa’s Queen B arrived in Lagos on Friday for the 10th edition of The Future Awards Africa which is to hold on the 6th of December, 2015 at Intercontinental Hotel. Bonang Matheba took to her instagram page to share some photos from her stay at the hotel. See photos below;

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NEW RECORD: 18-year-old Emerges Best WASSCE Candidate With Eight A1s

18-year-old Emerges Best WASSCE Candidate With Eight A1s. Benue State-born Samuel Nder has become the overall best scholar in the 2014 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination. Nder scored A1 in all his eight subjects, including English Language and Mathematics. By this accomplishment, the 18-year-old has become the current holder of WAEC’s national distinction/merit award instituted by the council …

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Senate Orders JAMB To Extend Result Validity To 3 Years

The Senate, yesterday, directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to begin to extend the validity of its results to a period of three years. This came following a motion entitled: “JAMB’s New Admission Policy,” sponsored by Senator Joshua Lidani (APC), Gombe South, which was debated during plenary. The lawmakers also urged JAMB to consult widely with Parents Teachers …

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Controversy tears UNILAG senior staff union apart

Allegations of threat to life and abuse of office have hit the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, University of Lagos chapter, CHARLES ABAH writes This is not the best of times for the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, University of Lagos chapter. Nowadays, controversy seems to the second name of the association, which is the umbrella body for …

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University Professor Wins N58 Million From Football Betting In Benin |See Photo

A Professor of Computer Engineering at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Godwin Ighalo, has won the sum of N58,945,553, after placing bets with N800 in 1960Bet. It is the biggest sum ever won in the history of sports betting in Nigeria. The sexagenarian accomplished the feat after placing bets on two different bet slips of N500 and N300. …

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OAU Releases 2015/2016 Admission Cut-Off Marks

NaijaLikerz correspondent in OAU has confirmed the release of the 2015/2016 admission cut-off marks for some faculties in Obafemi Awolowo University. Faculty Of Pharmacy Merit – 256.5 Ekiti – 248 Lagos – 238.5 Ogun – 250 Ondo – 248 Osun – 252.5 Oyo – 249.5 ELDS – 231 Pre-Degree – 75.8 Faculty Of Technology Department/Programme – Merit Ekiti Ogun Ondo …

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Students should remain on campus as Ife palace prepare to announce Ooni’s death – OAU

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, in Ife, Osun state this morning sent out a circular asking all students to remain indoors tomorrow as the palace prepares its traditional rites to formally announce the death of the Ooni of Ife Oba Sijuwade. The Ife Council of Chiefs had yesterday warned all residents in Ile Ife to remain indoors …

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WAEC: 61 per cent fail English/Maths in 2015 WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council has withheld the May/June 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination results of hundreds of candidates from 13 states in the country. This comes as the council stated that only 616, 370 candidates obtained credit in five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics. The candidates represented 38.68 per cent of the candidates who sat for …

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OAU Lecturer Murdered Yesterday In Ile-Ife

Report has it that; A lecturer of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Dr R. Adejobi was murdered late yesterday evening in his Ile-Ife home. May his soul rest in peace. Details later…

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OOU Students Protest, Demand Compensation For Dead Colleagues.

Students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, on Monday protested over the death of eight of their colleagues in an auto crash on Friday. Their action resulted in heavy traffic on the Sagamu-Benin Expressway for over an hour. The accident occurred at Ilishan Junction along Sagamu-Benin Expressway, Ogun State, when a truck laden with a container, whose …

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OOU students storm mortuary, snatch corpses

Pandemonium enveloped the premises of the Ade Maternity Home, Sagamu, Ogun State on Saturday as scores of grieving students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University forcefully removed the corpses of their colleagues who were killed in a crash the previous day from the hospital’s morgue. Our correspondent gathered that the management of the hospital had wanted to collect N20,000 per corpse …

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Wearing Of Miniskirts Banned In DELSU

The authorities of the Delta State University, Abraka on Saturday banned the wearing of miniskirts by female students. The VC of the university, Prof. Vincent Peretemode, also ordered the reduction of fellowship centres in the school from over 80 to four. The VC in the statement stated that the number of fellowships in the varsity’s three campuses portended crisis. He …

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Fuel Scarcity: University of Ibadan Shuts Down!

‎The management of the University of Ibadan on Monday asked its students to vacate the premises immediately, pending when the shortage of water and electricity would be addressed. The directive was issued to students following ‎an advice given by the Committee of Provosts and Deans to the university’s management. The Director of Communication of the institution, Mr Muhammed Oladejo ,who …

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Adeyemi College Of Education, Three Others Become Universities.

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the conversion of four federal colleges of education to universities. The decision was taken at a meeting of the council presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan. The Minister of Information, Patricia Akwashiki and Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, briefed State House correspondents of the meeting’s outcome. Shekarau listed the affected colleges of education …

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Lagos begins pilot computer-based test for pupils

Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye The Lagos State Government has commenced the pilot computer-based test with candidates seeking admission to its Junior Model and upgraded secondary schools. The CBT started last Saturday with 18 pupils participating in the exercise. The exercise, conducted by the state Examination Board, also had 8,682 others writing the regular Paper Pencil Test. …

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Patrick Obahiagbon’s Vocabularies & Their Meanings

The Chief of staff to the Edo State Government, Mr. Patrick Obahiagbon, has been described by Nigerians as one grammarian known for his command of the English Language and ways of usage of the vocabularies. The Nigerian number one grammarian has carved a niche for himself at several occasions with the use of jaw breaking words to mesmerize his listeners. …

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