Education

POLITICS: Illiteracy looms in Kaduna as Senators Disapprove $350m Education Loan READ MORE HERE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Kaduna is set for continued decline in its education sector as the three senators representing the state masterminded the disapproval of $350m education loan by the Senate.  The disapproval was connected to the ego and personalities clash among the three senior federal lawmakers and Governor Nasir El-Rufai. On the floor of Upper Chamber, senators Shehu Sanni (Kaduna Central), Sulaiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North) and Danjuma La’ah described the size of the loan as baseless. The excuse of the legislators was contrary to the creditor and ratings agency approval. House of Representatives also approved the loan. Kaduna State Government intended to use the facility to build new [Read]

BREAKING: Protests In Mapoly Again, As Graduating Students Allege Plots to Delay NYSC Deployment SEE PHOTOS HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME from Abeokuta this morning Monday March 26 has it that HND II Graduating  students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic are strongly protesting alleged plots and plans by the institution’s management  and lecturers to delay their deployment for the compulsory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Scheme which they’re due for. According to some of the protesting students,  “ASUP MAPOLY has  allegedly deliberately refused to release results for all levels while the current graduands won’t go for NYSC until November, 2018”. SEE more exclusive  photos of the protesting students below: MORE DETAILS SHORTLY AS EVENTS UNFOLD ON: www.newsflakes.com.ng & YouTube/#Flakes_TV 📺 & @NewsFlakesng [Read]

BREAKING: WAEC Bans Private School Teachers from Supervising Exams READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has banned teachers from private schools from supervising its examinations. The ban has, however, angered Christian faith-based schools who say they are being targeted. The President, Association of Christian schools in Nigeria Ekaete Ettang, stated this on Thursday in Jos, Plateau State, during a press conference, while reading a one page communiqué of a meeting attended by 82 proprietors affected by the decision of WAEC banning their staff from supervising examinations. Mrs. Ettang said the decision of the national examination body must be reversed. She said if WAEC fails to do [Read]

BREAKING: JAMB Officially Releases UTME 2018 Results READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the final batch of the 2018 UTME results. The board confirmed this in a chat with DAILY POST Monday morning. JAMB Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, told our source’s correspondent on phone that the results can be assessed from Tuesday afternoon. “We are not holding any press conference to make the announcement; no need for that. “All those who sat for the examination are advised to check the JAMB website this afternoon. “All results will be uploaded at 2pm,” he said. Candidates can check their JAMB results [Read]

EDUCATION: JAMB To Release 1.3m UTME Results Today SEE FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it will release no fewer than 1. 3 million results of candidates that sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Monday ( today) after they had gone through security checks and found to be without malpractice . The JAMB Head of Information , Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who stated this on Sunday in an interview with our correspondent, added that the UTME results of Computer -Based Test centres where the CCTV showed malpractices had been canceled. The board said the CCTV showed “ strange things ” such as [Read]

EDUCATION: JAMB To Release 1.3m UTME Results Today SEE FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that  the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it will release no fewer than 1.3 million results of candidates that sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Monday (today) after they had gone through security checks and found to be without malpractice. The JAMB Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, stated this on Sunday in an interview with The Punch and monitored by NEWS FLAKES reporters. Benjamin said: “We are presently viewing the CCTV to ensure that results are not released in several batches. “On Monday, we will release over 1.3 million results. “These are [Read]

BREAKING NEWS: 2018 UTME: JAMB Urges Candidates to Await Results as Exams End READ FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has urged its 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates to patiently await the results of the just concluded examinations. The Head of Media of the Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Abuja . He said the board was working diligently to ensure that the results are processed and posted on the board ’ s website soonest. Benjamin said that modalities were being put in place to ensure all the results are transparent and accurate . He reiterated that the board was delaying some of the results because each has to undergo [Read]