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President Buhari announces N208bn for federal universities

President Buhari announces N208bn for federal universities

2 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the approval of a total sum of N208 billion to federal universities for the tackling of infrastructure deficiencies in...
Sex-for-marks: Ekiti State University speaks on scandal involving its lecturer, student

Sex-for-marks: Ekiti State University speaks on scandal involving its lecturer, student

4 days ago
The Management of Ekiti State University,(EKSU), Ado Ekti says it has begun investigations into allegation of sexual misconduct involving one of its lecturers, Dr...
NANS raises alarm over poor state of education in Nigeria

NANS raises alarm over poor state of education in Nigeria

4 days ago
The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has lamented the poor state of education across the states of the federation. Mr Adeyemi...
NYSC mobilizes 2,250 corps members to Edo for batch B

NYSC mobilizes 2,250 corps members to Edo for batch B

4 days ago
The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Edo state Secretariat will receive a total of two thousand two hundred and fifty corps members for the...
Sign polytechnic amendment bill – ASUP begs Buhari

Sign polytechnic amendment bill – ASUP begs Buhari

6 days ago
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Polytechnic Act (Amendment) Bill to address many...
Court fixes date for ruling in suit challenging NAU ASUU election

Court fixes date for ruling in suit challenging NAU ASUU election

6 days ago
A High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra State, on Thursday, fixed July 3 for ruling in a suit seeking the removal of the Executive...
Study reveals Alzheimer’s vaccine protected mice from impairment

Study reveals Alzheimer’s vaccine protected mice from impairment

6 days ago
Researchers have announced the development of a vaccine that may prevent the formation of tau accumulation in the brain, in particular the tau tangles...
Scientists say that “superflares” could threaten Earth one day

Scientists say that “superflares” could threaten Earth one day

1 week ago
Astronomers have been looking at the edges of the Milky Way galaxy have seen some very intense superflares originating from stars. The exact reasons...
DJI RoboMaster S1 crams education and competition inside a robot tank

DJI RoboMaster S1 crams education and competition inside a robot tank

1 week ago
DJI is perhaps best known for its drones but, at its core, it is a robotics company. It has dabbled in every aspect related...
Pokemon manga ebooks arrive on OverDrive for libraries and schools

Pokemon manga ebooks arrive on OverDrive for libraries and schools

1 week ago
For the first time, Pokemon graphic novels will be available through schools and public libraries around the world as ebooks. The content will be...
BREAKING: JAMB announces cut-off mark for 2019 admission

BREAKING: JAMB announces cut-off mark for 2019 admission

1 week ago
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Tuesday approved 160 and above as this year’s national minimum cut-off mark for admission into public...
NYSC announces date for Batch B stream II registration

NYSC announces date for Batch B stream II registration

1 week ago
The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Tuesday announced the end date for online registration of prospective 2019 batch B stream...
UTME 2019: JAMB releases more 15,490 results

UTME 2019: JAMB releases more 15,490 results

1 week ago
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday released the results of 15,490 candidates earlier withheld by the board. According to the Nation, the...
2019 UTME: Why some candidates have multiple results – JAMB explains

2019 UTME: Why some candidates have multiple results – JAMB explains

1 week ago
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says no candidate of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has more than one result. The board...
Ondo university talks tough ahead of planned resumption, warns students

Ondo university talks tough ahead of planned resumption, warns students

1 week ago
Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, in Ondo State have been warned by the institution’s management against breaching the peace on campus upon...
AAUA crisis deepens as NANS counters varsity management on students’ resumption

AAUA crisis deepens as NANS counters varsity management on students’ resumption

1 week ago
Following the directive by the management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, Ondo State for students of the institution to resume on Sunday, the...
Bees can associate symbols with numbers say researchers

Bees can associate symbols with numbers say researchers

2 weeks ago
We all know that some animals are very smart, dogs can be trained to perform impressive tasks, and primates can use sign language, and...
Scientists solve the mystery of a galaxy lacking dark matter

Scientists solve the mystery of a galaxy lacking dark matter

2 weeks ago
Last year scientific circles were abuzz with reports of a galaxy that was claimed to have no dark matter in it. Current theories hold...
UNIZIK’s new VC talks tough, reveals what he’ll do to non-productive lecturers, others

UNIZIK’s new VC talks tough, reveals what he’ll do to non-productive lecturers, others

2 weeks ago
Prof Charles Esimone, the new Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, has assumed office, reading what looked like a riot act to staff...
Harvard researchers create soft robot actuated by air

Harvard researchers create soft robot actuated by air

2 weeks ago
Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a soft robot that could lead to fully...
Osun Poly crisis: Remain in your parents’ house – Management warns students

Osun Poly crisis: Remain in your parents’ house – Management warns students

2 weeks ago
The management of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, has warned all categories of students in the school to remain at home following the closure of...
Study finds these seven metrics predict future heart disease risk

Study finds these seven metrics predict future heart disease risk

3 weeks ago
Though it’s impossible to know whether any given person will end up developing cardiovascular disease later in life, there are known factors and lifestyle...
Experiment proves Stephen Hawking black hole prediction was right

Experiment proves Stephen Hawking black hole prediction was right

3 weeks ago
Physicists have been working on an experiment in the laboratory that has to do with black holes. The experiment has confirmed that a prediction...
2019 National Spelling Bee: How to watch live video feed, list 12 most challenging words

2019 National Spelling Bee: How to watch live video feed, list 12 most challenging...

3 weeks ago
We’re near the end of the 2019 official Scripps National Spelling Bee, and it’s time to tune in. This world-renowned bee started with 550...
Chandra spies a pair of stars tossed from their host galaxy

Chandra spies a pair of stars tossed from their host galaxy

3 weeks ago
Scientists have been pouring over all the data that the Chandra X-ray observatory gathers. Chandra has discovered one of the clearest examples of a...
2019 UTME: ICPC launches investigation into malpractices, reveals what will happen to culprits

2019 UTME: ICPC launches investigation into malpractices, reveals what will happen to culprits

3 weeks ago
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has begun investigation into alleged malpractices during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted...
Scientists discover billion-year-old fungus fossil

Scientists discover billion-year-old fungus fossil

3 weeks ago
Researchers working in the shale beds of Arctic Canada have made a discovery that seems to change drastically how old multicellular life on land...
Research suggests Leonardo da Vinci had ADHD

Research suggests Leonardo da Vinci had ADHD

3 weeks ago
Leonardo was voraciously curious, capable of intense study and preparation for great works. But often – notoriously often – da Vinci moved on to...
ASUU hints on fresh indefinite strike, warns Nigerian govt

ASUU hints on fresh indefinite strike, warns Nigerian govt

3 weeks ago
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday, called on Nigerians to pressurise the Federal Government to honour their agreement to forestall fresh...
Only 57% of 1.5m basic education teachers are qualified – UBEC boss

Only 57% of 1.5m basic education teachers are qualified – UBEC boss

3 weeks ago
Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi has revealed that only 57 per cent of the nation’s basic education teachers...
Tiger sharks eat migratory land birds: A study

Tiger sharks eat migratory land birds: A study

4 weeks ago
Along the Mississippi-Alabama coast here in the United States, tiger sharks can be found. This shark is second only to the Great White Shark...
Nigerians beg as ASUU threatens strike

Nigerians beg as ASUU threatens strike

4 weeks ago
Nigerians have reacted to the threat by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on another nationwide strike. WIZIMATIC reports that ASUU on...
Akwa Ibom University suspends student for calling VC ‘foolish’

Akwa Ibom University suspends student for calling VC ‘foolish’

1 month ago
The Akwa Ibom State University, AKSU, has suspended indefinitely a 200 level student of the department of Performing Arts, Faculty of Art, Nkanang Joy...
Crossword and number puzzles really do help keep old brains sharp

Crossword and number puzzles really do help keep old brains sharp

1 month ago
The regular completion of crossword puzzles, a common activity among older adults who hope to retain their cognitive abilities, has been linked to the...
Rick and Morty Season 4 Release Date revealed to ruin your exams

Rick and Morty Season 4 Release Date revealed to ruin your exams

1 month ago
It’s time for the return of Rick and Morty to the world of mortals, thanks to this week’s WarnerMedia 2019 Upfronts. It’s only been,...
Google Rivet helps kids learn to read using speech recognition and AI

Google Rivet helps kids learn to read using speech recognition and AI

1 month ago
There still an ongoing debate on the positive and negative effects mobile devices and apps have on kids today but the cat is already...
ESUT returns to its original multi-campus structure

ESUT returns to its original multi-campus structure

1 month ago
The Enugu State Executive Council has voted to return the Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT) to its original multi-campus structure as established by...
Minimum Wage: FG increases NYSC allowance to N30,000

Minimum Wage: FG increases NYSC allowance to N30,000

1 month ago
The allowance of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been increased to N30,000 by the federal government. The disclosure was made by...
Photos: Pastor Sam Adeyemi's son graduates from US University

Photos: Pastor Sam Adeyemi’s son graduates from US University

1 month ago
Yesterday, son of popular Lagos pastor, Sam Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Center, graduated from Emory University in the US. The clergyman and his wife attended...
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Jamb to Release Results this Saturday

1 month ago
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said that it would release the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results on Saturday. The board’s Registrar,...
UNILORIN announces those to get automatic admission

UNILORIN announces those to get automatic admission

1 month ago
The Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Suleiman Age, on Friday expressed the institution’s readiness to grant admission to athletes who distinguished themselves during...
Court orders Auchi Polytechnic to pay lecturer N6.7m

Court orders Auchi Polytechnic to pay lecturer N6.7m

1 month ago
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered Auchi Polytechnic to reinstate and pay a dismissed lecturer, Dr Betty Ali-Momoh, her N6.771 million entitlement. Justice...
Researchers create energy efficient switch needing no electric current

Researchers create energy efficient switch needing no electric current

1 month ago
Researchers from New York University (NYU) have announced a discovery that can control magnetic circuits using an energy-efficient switch that needs no electrical current....
UTME 2019: Why we won’t release results now – JAMB

UTME 2019: Why we won’t release results now – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has continued to explain why it is yet to release the result of the 2019 Unified Tertiary...
Sorry poets: Google Poemportraits shows no one’s job is safe from AI

Sorry poets: Google Poemportraits shows no one’s job is safe from AI

The usefulness and capability of machine learning and artificial intelligence when it comes to technological advancement is already clear to many of us, but...
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Professor demands inclusion of Internet as subject in school

An educationist and former Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Anambra State, Prof Chukwuemeka Onukaogu, has called for the inclusion of internet as a...
JAMB speaks on crash of server, release of 2019 UTME results

JAMB speaks on crash of server, release of 2019 UTME results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says its server did not crash. It said results of candidates who participated in its 2019 Unified Tertiary...
Rescind your decision on ‘no school fees, no exam’ policy – NANS appeals to LAUTECH

Rescind your decision on ‘no school fees, no exam’ policy – NANS appeals to...

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), in Oyo State has appealed to the management of the Ladoke Akintola University of...
Major UK university ushers in new era of psychedelic research

Major UK university ushers in new era of psychedelic research

Imperial College London, a public university in the UK, has announced the launch of the Imperial Centre for Psychedelic Research, the first psychedelic research...
FUOYE VC cries out as 90 percent of students ‘divert’ school fees

FUOYE VC cries out as 90 percent of students ‘divert’ school fees

The Vice Chancellor of Federal University Oye Ekiti, Prof. Kayode Shoremekun has lamented the non payment of school fees by students of the institution...
ASUU, FG set for showdown over plan to incorporate lecturers into IPPS

ASUU, FG set for showdown over plan to incorporate lecturers into IPPS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected a move by the Federal Government of Nigeria to use the 2019 personnel verification exercise...

Teenager, Antoinette Love accepted into 115 colleges and offered $3.7M in scholarships

A New Orleans teenager, Antoinette Love has been accepted to 115 colleges and Universities across the United States.   She was accepted at every school she applied to...

Blac Chyna seen for the first time in public since Harvard Business School denied...

Blac Chyna was seen in public for the first time since Harvard Business School denied offering her a place on one of their online courses. TMZ...

Parents vote to drop Michael Jackson’s name from elementary school’s hall

Parents at a Los Angeles elementary school have voted on whether to drop Michael Jackson’s name from the auditorium after damaging pedophilia allegations made...
School of Surveying proscribes students’ union activities, gives reason

School of Surveying proscribes students’ union activities, gives reason

The Federal School of Surveying, Oyo, Oyo State, said that it has proscribed all student’s Union activities within the institution. The institution in a circular...
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WAEC reveals candidates, centres to face cancellation, ban

The National Examination Committee (NEC) of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved sanctions for all candidates and centres that were involved in...
Ondo varsity shut as students ground academic activities

Ondo varsity shut as students ground academic activities

The Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, Ondo State has been shut. This development followed the protest that greeted the decision of the school management to...

Don’t establish a private Buhari University – ASUU tells Aisha Buhari

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has kicked against establishing a private University to be named after President Muhammadu Buhari. The union was reacting...
Ogun Assembly renames TASCE, OSCOHTECH, Gateway Polytechnic

Ogun Assembly renames TASCE, OSCOHTECH, Gateway Polytechnic

The Ogun State House of Assembly on Tuesday, passed three bills seeking to alter the nomenclature of some state-owned higher institutions. NAN reports that those...
'A Joke Gone Too Far' — ASUU Blasts Aisha Buhari's Plan To Name Private University After The President

‘A Joke Gone Too Far’ — ASUU Blasts Aisha Buhari’s Plan To Name Private...

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday blasted the Federal Government over the proposed plan to...
JAMB Apprehends Fake Candidate Who Registered 64 Times To Ghostwrite For 64 Real Candidates

JAMB Apprehends Fake Candidate Who Registered 64 Times To Ghostwrite For 64 Real Candidates

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAM) says it has caught a fake candidate who registered for the University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) 64...
JAMB speaks on reducing scores of 2019 UTME

JAMB speaks on reducing scores of 2019 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has described as fake, a trending report that scores of candidates who sat for the Unified Tertiary...
Akwa Ibom University suspends 4 students for allegedly raping female colleague

Akwa Ibom University suspends 4 students for allegedly raping female colleague

The Akwa Ibom State University, located at Obio Akpa Campus in Oruk Anam has announced the suspension of four students for allegedly raping a...
Minimum wage: Students react as Buhari approves payment of N30,000

Minimum wage: Students react as Buhari approves payment of N30,000

The Progressive Students Movement (PSM), a Pan-African Students’ group, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the New Minimum Wage Bill into Law. Buhari on...
2019 UTME: JAMB speaks on when results will be released

2019 UTME: JAMB speaks on when results will be released

The Joing Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday explained why it had not released the results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. JAMB’s...
2019 UTME: Three in court for double registration, malpractice

2019 UTME: Three in court for double registration, malpractice

The police in Ibadan on Thursday arraigned three persons in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court for alleged double registration in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation...
ASUU chairman blows hot over members’ treatment

ASUU chairman blows hot over members’ treatment

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Biodun Ogunyemi on Monday lamented the plight of university retirees. Ogunyemi condemned delay in the...
JAMB speaks on UTME results, suspension of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres, others

JAMB speaks on UTME results, suspension of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said that it would ensure a smooth and successful conduct of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation...
NYSC speaks on death of corps member in Sokoto camp

NYSC speaks on death of corps member in Sokoto camp

The Sokoto State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Philip Enaberue, has described the late corps member, The Fortune-Ihieche, as a...
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