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JAMB bans cybercafés as sales of UTME form begin Jan 10

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board on Thursday said that the registration for the (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination) UTME would no longer be done at cybercafés but at accredited CBT centres. The board also announced that it will commence the sale of the UTME form to candidates on January 10, 2019. This was made known Read more

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ASUU Strike continues as union leaders, FG fail to reach agreement again

The Federal Government’s effort to end the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yet again hit the rock as it failed to reach an agreement with the leaders of the union. Senator Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment presided over a resumed negotiation with the striking university lecturers on Read more

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A look back at Nigeria’s success in battling AIDS

Nigeria is home to one of the world’s largest populations of people living with HIV. And while health care workers in the country are often strapped for resources and don’t have access to the latest medications, they have made significant progress in the fight against the virus, according to Phyllis Kanki, professor of immunology and infectious diseases Read more

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Just In: FG reduces cost of NECO, JAMB examination fees

The Federal Government Wednesday approved a reduction of examination fees charged by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Examinations Council (NECO). According to the Head of Digital Communications for President Muhammadu Buhari the fees will be reduced from 5,000 to 3,500 with effect from January 2019. The Minister of Education, Adamu Read more

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Cowbellpedia Mathematics Quiz: Ambassadors College Otta in semi-final

The Ambassadors College Otta has qualified for the semi-final in the mental fireworks for 2018 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics Television Quiz Show. In the competition which commenced last week, the Ogun State representatives grabbed the first semi-final ticket of the quiz sponsored by Cowbell Milk, the flagship brand from Promasidor Nigeria Limited. The 2018 edition Read more