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JAMB Stops Varsities, Others From Running Distance Learning

Universities and other tertiary institutions running degree programmes can no longer admit candidates on their sandwich, distance learning, part-time and other programmes directly, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said. The board also said it had cancelled the regularisation of “backdoor admissions” conducted by higher institutions, going forward.…

Olubadan honours Okorocha over free education

The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji (Aje Ogungunniso I) and the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), will on Saturday honour foremost philanthropist and former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, with an award as the ‘Outstanding Friend of Ibadan’. The letter of notification said the award…

Ibadan poly boycotts ASUP strike

Lecturers and academic workers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), The Polytechnic Ibadan branch, have said they will not comply with the directive of the association’s national leadership on embarking on strike. The lecturers expressed disagreement with the national leadership of ASUP on the appropriateness of…

Females Performed Better In 2021 WASSCE

The results of the first series of the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) for this year have been released. The results were released on Tuesday in Lagos by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) which conducted the exam between February and March for private candidates spread across…

ASUU threatens to sanction Rivers lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has threatened to sanction lecturers in Rivers State-owned universities if they resume lectures. The ASUU National President, Abiodun Ogunyemi, stated this while reacting to the directive of the Rivers State Government that tertiary institutions, secondary and vocational schools to reopen on Monday, October 5.…

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