• JAMB: 3-year UTME will make students lazy, weaken institutions – Don

    JAMB: 3-year UTME will make students lazy, weaken institutions – Don

    A Monitoring and Evaluation Expert, Dr Julius Ajah of the University of Abuja has opined that enforcement of three-year University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results for admissions will weaken the institutions.

    Ajah, who is also a lecturer in the Faculty of Agricultural Economics of the university advised the relevant authority to stop the ongoing process to amend the Act establishing JAMB.

    “What they should do is to strengthen the admission process by removing or stopping the so called catchment areas or supplementary […]

  • Ajimobi halts subventions to state-owned tertiary institutions

    Ajimobi halts subventions to state-owned tertiary institutions

    Hard times await state-owned tertiary institutions in Oyo state as Governor Abiola Ajimobi has stopped government subventions to all the seven tertiary institutions in the state including the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso which is jointly owned by Osun state government.

    The government in a letter to the Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Provosts of the institutions signed by the Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Abimbola Adekanmbi entitled “Stoppage of Subvention” and dated September 20 said it would not be […]