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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

JAMB Scraps Awaiting Result Option; Includes 4th Choice, BVN Registration, Others In New Reform - See Full Statement

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has announced that students awaiting their O’level results will no longer be able to secure admission into higher institutions.
In a statement by its spokesperson, JAMB also announced the introduction of fourth choice of higher institution during application by candidates.
The statement reads thus : “In the cause of conducting admission exercise, many institutions have admitted candidates on merit only for them to discover that such candidates do not have qualified O’levels results or the right combination for admission and had to delete and start the process all over again. With this, they would have denied other qualified candidates the opportunities for admissions.

“This we are addressing by ensuring that no candidate is henceforth recommended without his O’levels result being supplied. To achieve this, JAMB will insist that candidates supply their result on its website during registration or later, but before admissions commences for them to be considered for admissions. We believe this will allow only qualified candidates to be considered for admissions.
“Candidates and their parents are also to note that the Board has restructured the registration platform to allow for only one choice of Public University. The new registration platform will now be first choice, second choice, third choice and fourth choice and not most preferred, preferred etc as it was.
“Candidates’ first choice can be a College, University, Innovative Enterprises Institutions or Polytechnic/Monotechnic. However, if a candidate makes a Public University his first choice, he will not have any public University to choose for 2nd, 3rd and 4th choice. He will have on the remaining three choices, a College, a Polytechnic, Private University and IEI’S. However, candidates for the 2017 UTME can now select NCE (College) or ND (Polytechnic/Monotechnic) as their 1st choice up to 3rd choice and the 4th IEI. They can select the IEI (Innovative Enterprise Institution, ND) as their 1st choice up to the 4th choice, but can only pick a public university once.
“Again, we want to inform candidates that no cyber caf√© will be registering candidates for our examination. On no account should any candidate patronize any cybercaf√© for our registration. It is important to note that the Board will not deploy the use of any scratch card for the 2017 UTME registration exercise.”


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2017/18 FCMB Scholarship Awards For Undergraduates Is A Scam

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SCAM ALERT NOTICE!!! 

We are using this medium to inform the general public that the recently advertised scholarship scheme for undergraduates of the First City Monument Bank [FCMB] is a scam.

We were recently contacted by the Bank who claims that they are neither offering any scholarship and as such all students or applicants are warned to disassociates itself from such publication.

We regret all inconveniences this might have caused you all.



See Screen Shot Below

Please Inform Your Friends!!!


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NUC Approves Aeronautical Engineering Programme In Kwara State University

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the take-off of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Degree programme at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete.

With this approval, KWASU has become the first Nigerian university to institute a degree programme in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering.

The Vice-chancellor of the KWASU, Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’allah disclosed this in a statement on Monday. He said that the institution has formally submitted an invitation to NUC for accreditation, and assured that the university is fully ready for the exercise.

Prof. Na’allah also congratulated and commended all the students and staff of the school’s College of Engineering and Technology, particularly the Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering for “their hard work and patience that have led to this great success.”



KWASU’s College of Engineering and Technology currently offers courses in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Food, Agric & Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering.

Recall that the administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has completed the construction of an N800million Engineering complex for the university, which is part of the State government’s efforts to promote engineering education.

With the International Aviation College (IAC) already situated in Ilorin, Kwara State is fast becoming the aviation hub in the country.


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UNIZIK Commences First Semester Exams For 2016/17 Session

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Nnamdi Azikiwe University Commences first Semester Examination for 2016/2017 Academic Session

This is to inform the University Community especially the students that the first semester examination for the 2016/2017 academic session commences on Monday, March 6, 2017.

In keeping with the General Academic Regulation (GAR) of the University, all Lectures are expected to end at least one week before the examination to allow students time to read their books.




By this notice, all students are advised to study hard and further reminded that the University does not condone any acts of examination misconduct as appropriate punishment will be invoked for culprits.

The University Management wishes all our students success in the examinations.

Dr. Emmanuel C. Ojukwu
Director, Information and Public Relations


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Ojukwu Poly, 2016/17 ND/HND Admission Form On Sale- Apply Here

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following programmes of the Odumegwu Ojukwu Polytechnic, Ezenifite for the 2016/2017 session.

1. NATIONAL DIPLOMA [2 YEARS]

A. SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES

Departments:

I. Public Administration
II. Business Administration
III. Accountancy
IV. Mass Communication.


B. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Departments:
I. Building Technology
II. Computer Sciences and ICT
III. Computer Engineering
IV. Civil Engineering
V. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

C. CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMMES [PART-TIME 3YEARS]

Part-Time Programmes exist only in School Of Management and Entrepreneurial Studies

ENTRY REQUIREMNTS

WASSC/SSCE/NECO/NABTEB/GCE O'LEVEL with atleast 5 Credits in relevant subjects at not more than 2 sittings, Candidates without English or Mathematics are offered conditional admission which must be remedied before graduation

2. HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA [2YEARS]

A. SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES

Departments:

I. Public Administration
II. Business Administration
III. Accountancy
IV. Mass Communication.nawa

B. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Departments:

I. Computer Science and ICT
II. Civil Engineering
III. Science Lab.Tech

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Application forms can be obtained through: 
a. On-line by e-payment in any Commercial Bank. Obtain Pin-number from the bank and log on to www.ojukwupoly.edu.ng for registration. *NOTE: Hard copy of printed on-line form should be submitted to the Registrar at the School Administartive Building for
collection of letter of admission.

OR

b. Application forms can be obtained at Frontline Micro Finance Bank Ltd, Ezinifite, Nnewi South LGA, Anambra State.

APPLICATION FEE: 

N5000.00 (for all programmes) 

RETURN OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS:

Completed application forms should be returned to the Registrar, Odumegwu Ojukwu Polytechnic, P.O. Box 50, Ezinifite, Nnewi South L.G.A., Anambra State 
For Further Information, contact us: 
E-mail: info@ojukwupoly.edu.ng OR odumegwuojukwupoly@gmail.com 
OR 
Call: 08106483736, 08058353736

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Why Nigerian Universities Owned by Churches Charge High Tuition – Lagos Archbishop Emeritus Reveals

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The Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Okogie, has provided reasons why Nigerian universities owned by religious organizations charge higher tuition more than those of public institutions in Nigeria.
The cleric spoke during the second matriculation ceremony of the Augustine University in Ilara, Lagos State. While defending the decision of the religious organizations that own the schools, Okogie explained that the current economic situation in the country created more challenges for private varsities.
He said the charges are in order because the desire of faith-based universities to provide quality education requires a lot of funds.
He said, “Education is not too costly in faith-based institutions. Tell me what is cheap in the country now? Education is not cheap anywhere in the world.”
The guest speaker at the event, Prof. Joseph Omoregbe, noted that partial education was harmful to the individual and the society.

The retired professor of philosophy at the University of Lagos spoke on the topic, “Educating the human person –A conceptual analysis.” He said,
“Education is the development of the three faculties of an individual. They include the intellect, the memory and the will. A holistic education process must aim at developing these three faculties in order to make an individual an educated, morally upright person.” he added.
In his address, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Steve Afolami, urged the Federal Government to extend scholarship from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund to private and faith-based varsities. This, he said, would be helpful, even if the private institutions would have to compete for it.


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UNIOSUN Threatens to Expel 4,410 Students...Find Out the Shocking Reason

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The management of the Osun State University has, in an official statement released on Monday in Oshogbo, said that 4,410 students of the institution may lose their studentship. 
In an official statement made available to correspondents in Osogbo on Monday, the management of the Osun State University, has said 4,410 students of the institution may lose their studentship for owing the fees running to over N2 billion.
The university, said it was sad that over 4000 students had yet to pay their fees just two days before the deadline.
The statement by the school's Corporate Affairs Unit, said it observed that many of the students, who were owing school fees of between two and 11 semesters had collected the money from their parents and guardians but had either “invested” the money in the failed MMM scheme or diverted same to other purposes.


The university, however, stated that students who could not meet up with the deadline and, who did not want their studentship terminated might apply in writing to the school authorities to grant them leave of absence for the current semester with a sworn affidavit, pledging to make payment before resumption from the leave of absence.
The statement read; "Over 4000 students of Osun State University may lose their studentship for failing to pay their school fees before the expiration of February 28, 2017, deadline set by the university management.

"No fewer than 400 parents/guardians of the defaulting students have called the University help lines to report that they had long given money to their children/wards.

“The university Senate at its meeting of January 26, 2017, after observing that a large number of students had refused to turn up in spite of ceaseless appeals, decided that the students’ portal be reopened longer into the 12th week of resumption against the four weeks stipulated in the University regulations.

“The decision of the University Senate, which was adequately communicated to all the students on February 2, 2017, was to afford more students the opportunity to pay their fees with effect from 17th to 24th February 2017, a date which was later extended until February 28, 2017.

“On 16 February 2017, some students embarked on a protest against the enforcement of extant rules and regulations regarding fee payment and registration. Investigations show that over 90 percent of the protesters had not registered for between two and 11 semesters, and were thus using the stipulated late registration penalty of N10, 000 as a smokescreen for their years of defaulting in fee payment and registration.”


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No More Playing! NYSC Develops New Strategy To Monitor Corps Members...See Details

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Serving members of the the National Youth Service Corps may soon have to become more careful as the scheme develops new ways of monitoring corps members.  
It has been revealed that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has begun the evolvement of a new strategy for effective monitoring of corps members in their places of primary assignments with a view to prevent sharp practices.
Daily Sun reports that the new strategy was aimed at enhancing corps members’ inspection and monitoring as well as empowering field officers in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory(FCT), Abuja. 

The field officers are expected to be trained on how they would deploy Information and Communication Technology in achieving error-free attendance and clearance system.
Public Relations Officer of NYSC in Oyo State, Mr. Simeon Bankole, said the Director General of NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Sule Kazaure, would be in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, to address officers of the scheme in the South-west on Thursday March 2, 2017, at a training workshop.

Kazaure, who is expected to chair the opening of the workshop, would speak on the theme: Enshrining Transparency in Corps Monitoring and Participation in Community Development Services Using ICT.
Bankole stated that all the zonal and local government inspectors of the scheme in the South-west geo-political zone of the country are expected to attend the workshop.
He stated further that the workshop was organised to reposition the scheme for optimal performance.


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Paul University 7th Matriculation Ceremony Schedule Out

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The Management of the Paul University, Awka holds its 7th Matriculation Ceremony for admitting its fresh students for 2016/2017 Academic Session as follows: 

Date: Friday, 3rd March 2017 

Time: 9am 

Venue: Nwoka Building



All fresh students are enjoined to invite their parents, guardians and relations to the ceremony. 

Announcer:

Sir Bosa A.C. Onwurah, FCAI

Ag. Registrar




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LASU 2016/17 4th Round Pre-Degree Admission List Out

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The Lagos State University wishes to inform all Pre-Degree Applicants that the 4th Round Admission List Of Candidates Offered Admission has been released for the 2016/2017 session.


Click Here To View Admission List

Congrats To All Admitted Students!!!



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UNIZIK 2016/17 Professional Diploma In Journalism (PDJ) Application Ongoing

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Applications are invited from qualified candidates, particularly Practising Journalists without any qualification in Journalism or Mass Communication for admission into the Professional Diploma in Journalism (PDJ) Programme offered by the Department of Mass Communication, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.

The programme is aimed at equipping journalists, especially those who have practiced the profession or seven years without any formal qualification in Journalism or Mass Communication, with the theoretical knowledge to remedy their deficiency.


Entry Qualification
At least five O’ Level credits obtained in not more than two sittings, including English Language.

Duration of Programme
The (PDJ) is a part-time programme that is expected to run for a minimum of three semesters of 18 calendar months.

Nature of Programme
The PDJ is a part-time programme in which practising Journalists will attend lectures two to three days in a week between 2.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. to give them the freedom to attend to their daily professional assignments in the morning hours.



Take-Off of Programme
The programme has been approved to take off on Monday, 13th March, 2017
For further inquiries, contact any of the undersigned:

Prof. Chinyere Stella Okunna
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences,
08033364322

Dr. Victor Uche Ebeze
Head of Mass Communication,
08035838114

Dr. Chinwe Uzochukwu
Co-ordinator, Diploma Programme
08037917259


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OSPOLY 2016/17 New Students Daily Part-Time [DPT] Resumption Date

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The newly admitted students for the Daily Part- Time (DPT) programme of Osun State Polytechnic Iree are hereby informed that they will resume for the 2016/2017 academic session on Wednesday, 1st March, 2017.

A statement signed by the Registrar of the Institution, Mr. Bushari Salawu states that all candidates who have been offered admission for the programme are expected to resume and commence their registrations at the Koko campus of the polytechnic immediately.

Mr. Salawu stressed that anyone of the new students who fails to resume and pay all the necessary fees before Friday 10th March may forfeit the offer of admission.




The release added that limited spaces are still available for interested applicants who may wish to obtain the application form, which he said is available at the OSPOLY Microfinance Bank, Iree or its branch office, Ayetoro, Osogbo at a sum of N10,000 only.

SIGNED: B.M. SALAWU. Esq,
REGISTRAR.


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UNICAL 30th Convocation Ceremony Schedule Out

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The Vice Chancellor, of the University Of Calabar Professor Zana Itiunbe Akpagu, on behalf of the Senate, Staff and Students of the University of Calabar cordially invites the general public to the 30th Convocation Ceremony for the Conferment of First Degrees, Higher Degrees and award of Honorary Degrees as well as the award of Diplomas and Prizes to its graduands up to and including the 2015/2016 sessions.



Date: 8th March-Saturday 11th March, 2017,

Venue: Abraham Ordia Stadium

Time: 10am

Happy Convocation Ceremony!!!


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Monday, 27 February 2017

See How this Benue state university Female Student dies 3 weeks after her graduation

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This of course is very devastating! Miss Mimidoo Ikima was yesterday around 11:55pm operated on at Madonna hospital makurdi. But it wasn’t successful, she died thereafter.

She is a graduate of benue state university makurdi, department of Political Science, she was treasurer of the student union. May her soul rest in peace.


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KSUSTA Postgraduate 1st Batch Admission List Is Out – 2016/17

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Kebbi State University of Science & Technology, Aliero, KSUSTA postgraduate 1st batch admission list for the 2016/2017 academic session is out.
The authority of the Kebbi State University of Science & Technology, Aliero (KSUSTA) Postgraduate School has released the second batch admission list for the 2016/2017 academic session.
KSUSTA postgraduate first batch admission list contains the names of candidates offered provisional admission into the university various postgraduate programmes.

HOW TO CHECK KSUSTA POSTGRADUATE ADMISSION LIST.

  1. Go to KSUSTA postgraduate admission status checking portal at http://status.pgform.ksustapgs.net/admstatus.php.
  2. Supply your Application Number where required.
  3. Click ‘Check Status’ to access your admission status.

Successfully admitted candidates are to print out notification of admission and report for Registration at the Postgraduate School Board Room, along with the originals and photocopies of all their credentials, 12 copies of passport photographs and evidence of payment of ₦10,000 for acceptance fee.



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