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2024 UTME: JAMB Sanctions Official For Directing Muslim Candidate To Pull Hijab

2024 UTME: JAMB Sanctions Official For Directing Muslim Candidate To Pull Hijab

2024 UTME: JAMB Sanctions Official For Directing Muslim Candidate To Pull Hijab The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has sanctioned one of its officials in Lagos for directing a female candidate to remove her hijab before entering the examination hall. This came as JAMB said the conduct of the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, which commenced on Friday, 19th April, 2024, “had been seamless as over 1.2 million candidates would have successfully taken the examination by Monday.” Report had emerged that a candidate donning hijab was asked to remove her headcover during the accreditation process before being allowed…
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We Are Not Just Any School – Charterhouse Defends N42m Fee For Primary School Students

We Are Not Just Any School – Charterhouse Defends N42m Fee For Primary School Students

We Are Not Just Any School – Charterhouse Defends N42m Fee For Primary School Students The management of the Charterhouse, a newly established school in Lekki, Lagos has revealed why the school charged N42m as fee per annum. This is coming on the heels of backlashes from the public who criticised the N42m school fees per annum for each primary school student and N2 million as a non-refundable registration fee. They described the fee as outrageous and a waste of scarce resources for any parent to pay such a huge amount of money to sponsor just a primary school pupil…
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Lux Mundi University Grants Scholarship To 27 Candidates, Commends Gov Otti For Providing Conducive Environment

Lux Mundi University Grants Scholarship To 27 Candidates, Commends Gov Otti For Providing Conducive Environment

LUX MUNDI UNIVERSITY GRANTS SCHOLARSHIP TO 27 CANDIDATES, COMMENDS OTTI FOR PROVIDING CONDUCIVE ENVIRONMENT LUX MUNDI UNIVERSITY, the first university on the soil of Umuahia has granted tuition free education to 27 prospective students from its host communities of Umuahia and Oboro. The Registrar of LUX MUNDI UNIVERSITY, Mrs. Blessing Ibebunjo disclosed this in an interview with news men at the school premises in Ndagbo, Isiama Afaraukwu, Umuahia North LGA. Mrs. Ibebunjo disclosed that the beneficiaries would be studying in the 12 departments across the 3 faculties of Law, Management Sciences and Arts & Social Sciences of the LUX MUNDI…
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Cultism: Police Arrest Suspect Who Killed ABSU Student In Viral Video

Cultism: Police Arrest Suspect Who Killed ABSU Student In Viral Video

CULTISM: Police Arrest Suspect Who Killed ABSU Student In Viral Video The Abia State Police Command has said that it has apprehended one Emmanuel Victor, the principal suspect in the murder of Emmanuel Uche, a student of Abia State University, Uturu. Emmanuel Uche, a 500-level student of ABSU was on March 11, 2024, killed by some persons suspected to be cult members and the viral videos of the killing which took place in front of Miracle Lodge, caused a sensation on the internet. But Abia State Police Command on Thursday, said a team of its detectives has arrested the principal…
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JAMB Orders Arrest Of Parents Found At CBT Centres

JAMB Orders Arrest Of Parents Found At CBT Centres

JAMB Orders Arrest Of Parents Found At CBT Centres The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed all Computer-Based Test centre owners to arrest any parent, who is found near any of their facilities during the 2024 UTME exercise. The body said all arrangements have been concluded for the conduct of the 2024 UTME, which will be held in over 700 CBT centres across the nation. The directive was issued at the final briefing of the Computer-Based Test Centre owners, which was held virtually on Wednesday, 17th April 2024 a transcript of which was obtained by our correspondent on…
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President Tinubu Directs Inclusion Of NOUN Graduates In NYSC Scheme, Law School

President Tinubu Directs Inclusion Of NOUN Graduates In NYSC Scheme, Law School

President Tinubu Directs Inclusion Of NOUN Graduates In NYSC Scheme, Law School President Bola Tinubu has directed the Ministry of Education to include graduates of the National Open University in the National Youth Service Corps scheme. Tinubu also resolved the longstanding admittance of NOUN Law graduates to participate in Law School in the country for equal opportunities. He made the disclosure during his presentation at the 13th convocation ceremony of NOUN on Saturday, at the university’s Convocation Arena, Jabi, Abuja. Before now, NOUN graduates in 2017 were assured by the former vice chancellor of the institution, Abdallah Adamu, that they…
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Covenant Beats UI, UNILAG, UNN To Retain Nigeria’s  Best Varsity(See Full List)

Covenant Beats UI, UNILAG, UNN To Retain Nigeria’s Best Varsity(See Full List)

Covenant Beats UI, UNILAG To Retain Nigeria’s Best Varsity Spot (See Full List) Covenant University has been ranked above the University of Ibadan and the Federal University of Technology, Akure, as the best university in Nigeria for the second time, according to Times Higher Education‘s 2024 rating. Analysis of the latest ranking on Thursday showed that the university based in Ota, Ogun State, is among the top 1,000 universities in the world. The 801st-ranked university in the world first gained prominence in 2018 after it got the prize for the best university in Nigeria and the sixth-best university overall. The…
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The Student Loans(Access To Higher Education) Act, 2024 In Details

The Student Loans(Access To Higher Education) Act, 2024 In Details

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE IN DETAIL: THE STUDENT LOANS (ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION) ACT, 2024 President Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, signed into law the Student Loans (Access to Higher Education) (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2024. The Act is of historic proportions as it seeks to guarantee sustainable higher education and functional skill development for all Nigerian students and youths. WHY THE PREVIOUS ACT WAS AMENDED The repealed Student Loan Act, 2023, had some challenges bordering on governance and management, purpose of the loans, eligibility criteria for applicants, method of application, repayment provisions, and recovery of the loans.…
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Tinubu Signs Student Loan Bill Into Law

Tinubu Signs Student Loan Bill Into Law

Tinubu Signs Student Loan Bill Into Law President Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, signed the Student Loans (Access to Higher Education) Act (Repeal and Re-Enactment) Bill, 2024, into law. This development follows individual reviews by both the Senate and the House of Representatives of the report from the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund. What is the student loan bill in Nigeria? The Bill sponsored by Senator representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District of Ekiti State, Bamidele Opeyemi aims to improve the execution of the Higher Education Student Loan Scheme in Nigeria by tackling issues related to the management structure of the…
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President Tinubu Appoints Kemi Olunloyo As Special Advisor To President On Drug Abuse Education

President Tinubu Appoints Kemi Olunloyo As Special Advisor To President On Drug Abuse Education

BREAKING: President Tinubu Appoints Kemi Olunloyo As Special Adviser To President On Drug Abuse Education President Tinubu Appoints Kemi Olunloyo As Special Adviser To President On Drug Abuse Education—The Genius Media Nigeria reports that The number one citizen of Nigeria, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Kemi Olunloyo as the Special Adviser to the President on Drug Abuse Education. This was made known by via her official X platform. According to her, she and Mr President will commission the Office of Drug Abuse Education which will work side by side with the NDLEA once. She tweeted: President Tinubuspoke with me…
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