Tinubu Approves Takeoff Of Six Varsities Established Under Buhari’s Tenure

President Bola Tinubu has given the approval for the commencement of academic activities of six out of the 14 new universities established in the last days of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, made this known on Wednesday, after a closed-door meeting with President Tinubu at the State House, Abuja. Prof […]

OAU Reduces Tuition Fees, See Details

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, have readjusted downward the sundry charges payable by students of the University. The Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, made the disclosure in a statement issued on Monday in Ile-Ife. Olarewaju said that the decision followed a meeting the University management had with the […]

UNILAG Management Reduces School, Hostel Fees

There seems to be progress in ending the face-off between the management and students of the University of Lagos over the hike in their school and hostel fees. The university management, on Friday, shifted ground and agreed to a downward review of the charges. The decision comes after a meeting between the management and leadership […]

Lagos Gives Resumption Date For 2023/2024 Academic Year

Lagos State Government has directed all schools below the Tertiary Level to resume on Monday, 4th September, 2023, in compliance with the Y2023/2024 Harmonised Academic School Calendar as approved by the Lagos State Ministry of Basic Education. The Director-General of the Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni made this known during an […]

UNILAG Hikes Tuition Fees By 400%

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has hiked tuition fees for new and returning undergraduate students.  A late Friday statement from the institution hinged the move on what it described as the “prevailing economic realities”. “After careful deliberations with its stakeholders (students, parents/guardians, staff unions, alumni among others), the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Management has reviewed the obligatory […]

JAMB: Innoson Withdraws N3 million Scholarship Awarded to Mmesoma

The management of Innoson Automobile Company, has withdrawn the N3 million scholarship awarded to Miss Mmesoma Ejikeme over her involvement in Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) result manipulation. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Cornel Osigwe, Head of Corporate Communications at Innoson Group, and made available to newsmen on Saturday in […]

Fake Result: I’ll Beg JAMB If Mmesoma Says the Truth – Ex-Minister

A former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has called on Mmesoma Ejikeme, a 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidate at the centre of a result controversy, to come out with the true situation of things. Mmesoma, a 19-year-old pupil from Anambra State, was accused by JAMB of forging her result which showed an ‘inflated score’ from […]

Fake UTME: We Have No Plans Of Suing JAMB – Mmesoma’s Father

Mr Romanus Ejikeme, father to Mmesoma who was accused of forging her 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination result, says the family has no plan to sue the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Ejikeme told journalists who visited his house at Nnewi on Tuesday, that the family had left everything to God to judge. He […]

Ejikeme Breaks Silence After Being Accused of Faking JAMB Result

Mmesoma Ejikeme has finally spoken out after facing allegations of forging her Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) result. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recently withdrew Ejikeme’s UTME result, citing suspected manipulation of her scores. In a video circulating online, Mmesoma can be seen holding a printout of her UTME result, claiming, “I don’t […]

Sanwo-Olu Lauds Tinubu On Student Loan Bill

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, has commended President Bola Tinubu for signing  the Student Loan Bill into Law. Sanwo-Olu gave the  commendation on Thursday at  the 26th Convocation and 40th Anniversary of the  Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo. Tinubu, on Monday, June 12, signed the Student Loan Bill into law, hence, establishing a Nigerian […]

Sanwo-Olu Gifts N10m To LASU’s Best Graduating Student

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Thursday gave N10 million as appreciation to the best graduating student in the history of Lagos State University (LASU), Miss Aminat Yusuf. Aminat of the 2021/2022 academic session, Faculty of Law, finished with the perfect Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 5.00 (First Class Honours). Speaking at the […]

My Success Story — LASU Best Graduating Student

The best graduating student for the 2021/2022 set in Lagos State University (LASU) , Ojo, Aminat Yusuf, says right mentoring by lecturers, hard work and God’s guidance were major factors for her success. Yusuf, whose father is a journalist and mother a business woman, also thanked her parents for motivating and inspiring her to achieve the […]

Give Grants Not Loans To Poor Students, ASUU Urges Tinubu

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked President Bola Tinubu to change the newly assented Students Loans Act to grant for indigent students. “This would have been better if we are giving it to those set of students who are very poor, it should be called a grant, not a loan,” ASUU National […]

Ten Things You Need To Know About Newly Signed Student Loan Bill

President Bola Tinubu on June 12th signed into law, the Access To Higher Education Bill, popularly called the Student Loan Bill. The Bill was sponsored by Speaker of the House of Representatives and Chief of Staff to the President-designate, Femi Gbajabiamila, and it was passed by the Legislative in May 2023. The purpose of the Bill is […]

Tinubu Signs Student Loan Bill Into Law

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu (GCFR), has signed the student loan bill, which provides interest-free loans to indigent Nigerian students. Both chambers of the National Assembly have passed a student loan bill that was first introduced to the house by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, in 2016. The law mandates the government […]

Almost 130,000 Nigerian Students Move To UK In Seven Years

According to an analysis of data obtained from the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency, a significant number of Nigerian students, totaling 128,770, enrolled in universities in the United Kingdom from 2015 until the end of 2022. This trend of Nigerian students seeking better education and an improved quality of life abroad has been on the […]

FEC Approves 37 New Private Universities

The Federal Executive Council on Monday approved the establishment of 36 new private universities across the country following a memo presented by the Ministry of Education. Briefing journalists after the special meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu, said with this approval, there are now 72 private universities […]

JAMB Releases 2023 UTME Results

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released results of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted between April 25 and May 1. In a statement yesterday, the organisation said 1, 595, 779 candidates registered for the examination in 708 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres across 105 towns nationwide. The board said: “It is, […]

KDSG Reinstates 1,288 Primary School Teachers 10 Months After Sack

The Kaduna State Government has approved the reinstatement of 1,288 public primary school teachers sacked in June 2022 after the conduct of competency test. In June 2022, the Kaduna government sacked over 2,000 school teachers in the state for failing a competency test, while 165 teachers were sacked for poor performance. On Wednesday, April 5, […]

Buhari Approves N320.3bn Intervention Fund For Tertiary Institutions

The Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Sonny Echono, has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari had authorized the disbursement of N320.3 billion as Intervention Funds for public tertiary education institutions in the country in 2023. Echono stated that the annual strategic planning workshop with heads of beneficiary institutions was an opportunity to […]