• JAMB claims 80 per cent of students not qualified to take exams

    JAMB claims 80 per cent of students not qualified to take exams

    Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar, has revealed that 40 per cent of candidates, who pass the examination annually conducted by the body, do not have the qualification to study in the university.

    He also added that 80 per cent of the 1.5 million candidates, who apply for the yearly Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, do not have the necessary qualifications to sit for it.

    Oloyede made this known in Abuja at the 2016 Nigeria Higher Education Summit with the theme: “Exploiting diversity, differentiation and quality […]

  • Fayose commends self for candidates’ performance in NECO exams

    Fayose commends self for candidates’ performance in NECO exams

    Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose, has given his administration a pat on the back for the outstanding performance of the state’s candidates in this year’s National Examination Council (NECO) and West African Examination Council (WAEC) results.

    An analysis of the NECO results released, Friday, showed that Ekiti State topped the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory with 96.485 of its candidates recording successes in the examination. Edo State came second with 96.31 percent candidates’ success, while  Abia […]

  • Lawyers caught writing exams for students, Law School DG alleges

    Lawyers caught writing exams for students, Law School DG alleges

    Some lawyers have been caught writing examination for students in the Nigerian Law School, the institution’s Director-General, Prof Olanrewaju Onadeko, said yesterday.

    Onadeko, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), dropped the hint when he presented the school‘s report to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Nigerian Bar Association in Port Harcourt.

    Onadeko, who did not state the number of affected lawyers, said the matter has been reported to the NBA.

    He urged the association to take action against such lawyers to save […]

  • WAEC blacklists 4 Rivers schools for exams malpractice

    WAEC blacklists 4 Rivers schools for exams malpractice

    Four schools in Rivers state have been blacklisted by WAEC for their involvement in Examination malpractice.

    According the WAEC Zonal Coordinator in Rivers State, Humphrey Ubaka, who refused to disclose the names of the affected schools said, “Some are private while others are public Schools. That means the schools have been de-listed and their recognition withdrawn as WAEC Centres”.

    Henceforth, Candidates of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, caught engaging in Examination Malpractice will be barred from taking examination for two years […]

  • University of Ibadan students resume June 20, commence exams July 4‎

    University of Ibadan students resume June 20, commence exams July 4‎

    Just exactly six weeks after they were forcefully sent home and their school shut following protest over poor water and electricity supply in their halls of residence, the Senate of the University of Ibadan Thursday asked its students ‎to resume on June 20 for academic activities.‎

    According to the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Abel Idowu Olayinka: “The Senate has agreed and resolved to re-open the school for full academic activities on the 20th June, 2016 while examinations will commence […]

  • SHAMEFUL: See How Students Are Made To Write Exams on Bare floor in Akwa Ibom

    SHAMEFUL: See How Students Are Made To Write Exams on Bare floor in Akwa Ibom

    Reports online are that the student pictured below are students of Community Secondary School, Ikot Ewang, Nsit Ubim L.G.A, Akwa Ibom State. They are writing their exams on the floor. Shameful thing to see for a state as rich as Akwa Ibom.

    Reports online are that the student pictured are students of Community Secondary School, Ikot Ewang, Nsit Ubim L.G.A, Akwa Ibom State. They are writing their exams on the floor. Shameful thing to see for a state as rich as Akwa […]