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BREAKING: WAEC releases 2018 May/June WASSCE result, says there’s decline in pass rate

The West African Examinations Council said on Wednesday that only 49. 98 per cent of candidates who wrote its 2018 school certificate examination obtained credit passes and above. The council’s Head of National Office , Mr . Olu Adenipekun , said the credit passes included English Language and Mathematics . Adenipekun gave this information at a news conference to announce the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Lagos . According to him , the performance of candidates for its examinations in the last three years has been fluctuating in view of the outcome of the just released 2018 examination. The HNO, who gave a breakdown of the statistics [Read]

JUST IN: FG scraps HND certificate, makes new rules for polytechnics

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Nigerian Government has scrapped Award of HND Certificates by Polytechnics. The decision was reached at the Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday where the approval of a comprehensive reform of Nigeria’s tertiary education system was made. In effect, the award of HND will be limited to only the students currently admitted for the programmes. Also, all the programmes currently being run by polytechnics, which are not technology-based, and which are about 70 per cent, will be scrapped. Under the new rule, the polytechnics will now become campuses of the proximate universities with the Vice Chancellors [Read]

Only One Nigerian university listed among top 1,000 universities in the world! Guess which? >>>

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the University of Ibadan is the only academic institution ranked among the top 1000 universities in the world. This is according to the global rankings released by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). University of Ibadan is ranked 991st worldwide, and 14th in Africa, No other Nigerian university made the list. Harvard University is ranked number 1 for the seventh year in a row followed by Stanford University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   “University of Cambridge, U.K, is ranked fourth, while University of Oxford, also in the U.K, is ranked fifth. “Among the top 10 universities are University of California, Berkeley, U.S [Read]

JAMB announces closure of Direct Entry application READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Tuesday, announced that the Direct Entry application , which began in December 2017, would close on June 4.   The Board’ s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria , in Abuja . According to Benjamin, over 140, 000 candidates have so far obtained the forms online . He said that the closure became necessary in order to avail the board to plan ahead for the 2018 admission process into various institutions . “ With the policy meeting coming [Read]

NUC Releases Names Of 58 Illegal Universities In Nigeria – SEE FULL LIST HERE >>>

Nigerians have been advised not to patronize 58 illegal universities operating across the country. The warning was issued by the National Universities Commission, NUC on Monday in a statement. The commission said the universities are yet to be licensed by the federal government and have been shut down for violating the national minimum standard for education.   The Executive Secretary on NUC, listed all the illegal universities across the country as follows. 1. University of Accountancy and Management Studies, operating anywhere in Nigeria 2. Christians of Charity American University of Science and Technology, Nkpor, Anambra State or any of its other campuses 3. University of Industry, Yaba, Lagos or any [Read]

2018 UTME: JAMB announces date for rescheduled examinations READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Sunday said that it had set May 26 for rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for more than 12,000 candidates across the country. The Board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.     This category of candidates, he explained, are those whose biometrics were not captured during the initial period of the UTME in March. He said: “It would also include those, who are yet to see their results since the end of the examinations [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]