Education

UTME: JAMB denies parents access to candidates’ profiles

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that parents or any third party of candidates sitting for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination are henceforth not allowed to access the candidates’ profiles and make any correction, except the candidates themselves. The board also warned its zonal and state offices nationwide not to “transact any business […]

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 FG to stop lecturers’ salaries after ASUU’s rejection of  IPPIS

The federal government said it is stopping the salaries of lecturers, especially members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), because of its rejection of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). This the government noted is in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that all federal workers not captured in the IPPIS […]

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ASUU to embark on nationwide strike over Integrated Payroll system

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is preparing to shut down academic activities in universities across Nigeria, following the October deadline for all employees of the Federal Government in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to enroll in the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information Systems (IPPIS). The Federal Government through a presidential directive had said […]

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UTME: NIMC advises candidates on NIN enrolment

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has advised all 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates not yet enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN) to  visit any NIMC office nationwide and enrol. Mr Chuks Onyepunuka, the Information Technology/Identity Database Officer, NIMC gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

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Sex for grades: No more ‘cold room experience’ as UNILAG shuts location

Following the revelation in the ‘Sex for Grade’ documentary video released by BBC Africa Eye, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has shut-down the ‘Cold Room’, where lecturers allegedly sexually assaulted students.  The development was announced on Monday by the Principal Assistant Registrar (Communication Unit) of the university, Taiwo Oloyede. The ‘Cold Room’ was mentioned by […]