Saturday, January 16, 2021

Education

Just In: JAMB releases 2019 UTME results

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has released the results of the 2019 UTME. This was confirmed to PUNCH Online on Saturday by the Board’s Head of Media and...

Scholarship: NITDA awards 49

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has awarded its 2018/2019 scholarship to 49 citizens across the country to further their studies in relevant areas of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and ICT...

N4.6b approved for construction of 7 model schools -FEC

The Federal Executive Council on Thursday approved N4.6billion for the construction of seven model schools to be located in the six geo-political zones of the  country. The Minister of...

N6bn tax fraud: ABU Zaria faces tribunal

The North West Tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Tuesday began hearing of N6.1 billion tax evasion case brought against Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, by the Kaduna State Internal Revenue...

Girl without hands wins national handwriting competition

Parents and educators have been worrying about the “dying art” of handwriting for years, as smartphones and laptops have lead some classrooms to spend less and less time on teaching the fine...

News on UTME scores reduction is fake -JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described as fake, a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are being reduced.

JAMB arrests female medical student for impersonation

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it arrested a female third year medical student and another undergraduate for attempting to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for other candidates.

JAMB leaves students stranded

It was a tale of disappointments at the Model Secondary School Maitama, Abuja, as students who are scheduled to write the computer-based JAMB test were left stranded all morning without any explanation...

No clash between UTME and WAEC timetable -JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there is no clash between its timetable and the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as being widely speculated and criticized. The...

Boko Haram inmates embrace western education

Boko Haram inmates jailed for their activities and membership of the deadly sect have embraced western education while in the prison. Controller General of Prisons Ja'afaru Ahmed disclosed this...