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University Of Jos Screens 25,000 For admission

  The University of Jos (UNIJOS) has begun the screening of 25, 000 applicants for admission in the 2016/2017 academic session, an official said in Jos on Tuesday. The Principal Assistant Registrar (information and Publications) of the university, Mr Abdullahi Abdullahi, told  the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the applicants were those sent to the institution by JAMB. Abdullahi ...

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Ogun Makes Bold Statement In Cowbellpedia Mathematics


  The train of the on-going 2016 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Television Quiz show entered a very crucial bend last weekend as Ogun State excelled with a record of producing an all-four female semi-finalists. The feat came courtesy of three schools, all based in Ota, a commercial town at the border of Lagos and Ogun States. In the junior category, Oluwafunke Alabi ...

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UBEC Boss Laments Out-Of-School Children Syndrome

  Charity Simon, Abuja Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education, (UBEC) Dr. Hamid Bobboyi says there is no justification for the number of out of school children in Nigeria. According to a United Nation’s Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) report, Nigeria accounts for 47 percent of world population of out of school children. Dr. Bobboyi gave the indication in ...

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Students Besiege Centres As YOF Conducts 2016 Scholarship Examinations

Afolabi Idowu Thousand of candidates nationwide plagued the seven selected centres for the maiden edition of Yomi Otubela Foundation Scholarship (YOF) Examinations, held on Saturday 16 June, 2016. The exams, which focus on Mathematics only, took place in Lagos, Oyo, Kano, Rivers, Enugu, Gombe and FCT Abuja.. Founder of the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Chief Yomi Otubela, who said, he was ...

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Vice-Chancellors Meet In Jos To Brainstorm On Varsity Education


Vice-Chancellors of the nation’s universities, under the aegis of Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (AVCNU), on Monday began their annual conference in Jos. The conference, according to Prof. Hayward Mafuyai, the host and the Vice Chancellor (V-C) of the University Jos, will afford the heads of the ivory towers, a forum to discuss challenges facing universities and suggest ways ...

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