JAMB begins direct entry registration February 28

By Joseph Erunke The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has commenced the sale of Direct Entry registration forms nationwide and in selected foreign centres. JAMB,in a statement by its spokesman, Fabian... Read more »

How anger-driven parents shun protocols, attack teachers for punishing pupils

By Godfrey George In a startling trend, parents are increasingly confronting teachers about disciplinary actions against their children, resulting in physical altercations turning classrooms into battlegrounds, GODFREY GEORGE writes Blood flowed down Favour Akide’s face like... Read more »

Diploma graduate in consensual relationship with me – Suspended UNICAL dean

By Solomon Odeniyi The suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Calabar, Cyril Ndifon, has said he had a consensual relationship with a diploma graduate identified as TKJ (name... Read more »

Air Peace to introduce special student fares on London route

By Dickson Omobola Concerned by the sustained increase in airfares, Air Peace Airlines has said students travelling to study would get special fares when it commences its London route. Chairman of Air... Read more »

ASUU decries salary payment through IPPIS despite presidential directive

By Adeyinka Adedipe The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Benin Zone, on Thursday, said the union is alarmed that the presidential directive on the removal of lecturers from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel... Read more »

How lion attacked, killed top Nigerian varsity’s staff

A veterinarian in the Zoological Department of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Mr Olabode Olawuyi was attacked and killed by a lion on Monday. The wild cat attacked Olawuyi while he... Read more »

BREAKING: FG begins payment of ASUU’s withheld salaries

By Deborah Tolu-Kolawole The Federal Government has commenced the payment of the withheld salaries of academics under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, PUNCH Online has learnt. Multiple sources in... Read more »

JAMB to bar students from direct entry admissions over verification failure

By Deborah Tolu-Kolawole Students from no fewer than 155 institutions may be barred from processing Direct Entry admissions owing to failed verification from their certificates awarding institutions, findings by Sunday PUNCH have revealed. The registration for... Read more »

Why student loans will be disbursed directly to institutions – FG

By Deborah Tolu-Kolawole, Peter Dada The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund, Akin Sawyerr said student loans will be disbursed directly to the institutions of applicants to avoid diversion. He also... Read more »

Presidency wades into social vices in Nigerian tertiary institutions

Appoints prominent Nigerians as members of SESV-TI Citypost correspondent ~ Abuja Information available to Citypost revealed that the presidency has constituted a special Committee to address the challenges of social vices in... Read more »