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UTME: JAMB registers over 300,000 in one week [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has registered over 300, 000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos State . Benjamin said that this was coming a week after the commencement of the registration exercise. NAN reports that the board commenced registration of candidates for 2019 all Computer Based Test on January 10 and it would close on February 21. [READ ALSO] 2019 JAMB REGISTRATION: How To Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE] According to him, the registration [Read]

2019 JAMB Registration: How to Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE]

  Here are the steps that would be required by all JAMB applicants, before commencing registration in any Accredited CBT Centre; 1. Each candidate will be registered with one mobile phone number only. The Cell phone number used to create the profile code is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2019 Application/Examination. 2. Candidate sends his/her name [Surname, First Name & Middle Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to 55019. This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all. 3. A Profile Code is received by the candidate on the same telephone [Read]

JAMB to start 2019 UTME registration January 10, Says No More Use of Cyber Cafes for Registration [READ MORE]

  THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will open registration for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on January 10, 2019. JAMB Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said at a stakeholders meeting with CBT Centre operators and others at the University of Lagos yesterday that the sale of e-PIN for the examination would last for six weeks. He, however, did not give the actual examination dates. Oloyede had initially announced January 3 as beginning date for the sale of forms but changed it to January 10, 2018 following appeal by the CBT operators for more time to complete their online network test. The centres were only given seven days [Read]

JAMB Set to Commence UTME 2019 Registration by December (READ MORE)

  Fresh reports indicate that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board will anytime from December commence registration for 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as earlier scheduled. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Head of Media of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, announced this on Thursday while addressing newsmen during the conduct of promotion exercise for the Nigerian Customs Service at the board’s Computer Based Test Centre in Abuja. According to Benjamin, no specific date has been fixed for the commencement of the registration yet. He, however, said that plans were underway to do so as soon as possible, as the board was initially waiting for the pronouncement of the presidency [Read]

EDUCATION: ASUP Mapoly down tools, embarks on “work- to- rule” Strike

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, on Monday, declared a ‘work to rule’ strike over what it called sorry-state of the institution and unpaid salaries as well as cooperative deductions. The union also demanded true state of accreditation of courses at the newly established Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). Rising from an emergency congress of the chapter on Monday in Abeokuta, the Zone ‘C’ Coordinator of ASUP, Comrade Olawale Omobaorun noted that the future of the institution is hanging in the balance. It would be recalled that the government last [Read]

OAU loses Accreditation for Law, Dentistry, two other courses

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has lost accreditation for four of the courses offered in the institution, Thecable reports. The National Universities Commission (NUC) has reportedly suspended the university’s law, dentistry, medical rehabilitation, and botany programmes. Prospective students who selected any of the four courses in the just-concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have been asked to change their course or institution. A message was sent to the candidates by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to inform them of the changes. “Your first choice course did not receive accreditation. Login to your profile and change course/institutions,” the message read. Abiodun Olarenwaju, OAU’s public [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]