• Nigerian Students In Turkish Schools To Enjoy Tuition-free Studies

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    Nigerian students in Turkey are to enjoy little or tuition-‎free studies provided by the Turkish government. They were granted this waiver following the coup attempt in Turkey which led to the closure of many private universities. Subsequently, Nigeria students studying across the closed Turkish private varsities were moved by the Turkish government to public schools in the…

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    NOUN Protests Exclusion Of Graduates From NYSC Scheme

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    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has protested the exclusion of its graduates from the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) scheme. The vice chancellor, NOUN, Prof Abdalla Adamu appealed  to the National Universities Commission ( NUC)  to intervene and prevail on the authorities of the NYSC to  allow NOUN students participate in the scheme…

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  • NOUN Protests Exclusion Of Graduates From NYSC Scheme

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    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has protested the exclusion of its graduates from the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) scheme. The vice chancellor, NOUN, Prof Abdalla Adamu appealed  to the National Universities Commission (NUC)  to intervene and prevail on the authorities of the NYSC to  allow NOUN students participate in the scheme to…

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    FG Denies Knowledge Of Increment Of Fees In Unity Schools

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    The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, took journalists by surprise on Tuesday when he announced that he was not aware of any increment in the school fees of unity schools. Speaking to journalists during the launch of the National Education Quality Education Assurance Handbook in Abuja‎, the minister said: “I am not aware that the…

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    Ban On Post-UTME Is With Immediate Effect – Minister

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    The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has reiterated the ban on the Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, otherwise known as Post-UTME, saying that the ban is with immediate effect. He explained that although he had made this known earlier, the emphasis has become necessary in order to ensure that no stakeholder is left in…

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    FG Scraps Post UTME, Pegs Cut-off Point At 180

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    The federal government yesterday announced the cancellation of the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) into the nation’s institutions of higher learning. Post UTME is usually conducted by universities for candidates after they have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations. Making the pronouncement yesterday in Abuja to declare open the 2016 combined policy meeting on…

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    Sacked VCs: Students Give Education Minister 48-hrs Ultimatum

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    Nigerian students under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) yesterday continued their protest over what they described as the refusal of the minister of Education to reinstate the unlawfully sacked 13 vice chancellors of federal universities. They have also, with the smooth intervention of the executive secretary,  National Universities Commission (NUC),…

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    FG Directs Varsities To Subscribe To NigREN

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    The federal government has directed tertiary institutions including universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education across the country, to move their connectivity and services to the Nigerian Research Educational Network (NgREN), a flagship of the National Universities Commission (NUC). It has consequently, banned public universities and other tertiary institutions in the country from subscribing to private…

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    We’ve Released Over 200, 000 UTME Results – JAMB

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    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it has released over 200,000 results of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The examinations commenced Saturday with 1,589,175 candidates, who applied for the 2016 UTME. Speaking to journalists while on an inspection tour of the CBTs Centres with the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu and…

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    Nigeria Loses $2bn To Schooling Overseas – Sen Binta Garba

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    The chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFund, Senator Binta Garba, has said that Nigeria loses $2billion annually to capital flight by education seeking Nigerians outside the shores of the country. Garba, who disclosed this yesterday during the inauguration of governing councils of 12 new federal universities in Abuja,   described the trend as embarrassing….

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