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Private universities are producing empty-brain graduates – ASUU

The chairman of the university of Jos chapter of ASUU, Dr. Lazarus Maigoro while commending the federal government on the approval of twenty private universities to begin operations, condemned the poor academic standards of most private universities in the country.   According to Maigoro, most of the existing private universities are nothing to write home about about, as they keep producing graduates with empty …

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FG Approved new 20 Private Universities In Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of additional 20 private universities across the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, revealed this while briefing the State House correspondents on the outcome of the Council meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Wednesday. According to Adamu, the approved universities will get their provisional licences from …

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JAMB unveils cut off marks for federal, private universities, polytechnics

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) announced today that the UTME cut-off marks for admission into Federal universities in the 2019/2020 session shall be 160. The decision was announced Tuesday at the 19th policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions, which held at the Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State. The board also approved 140 as minimum UTME score for …

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ASUU strike: We will shut down all private varsities, says NANS president

The new President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Sunday Asefon, has vowed to shut down all private universities in the country should the nine-month strike embarked on by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities continue. He lamented that the ongoing strike is the longest industrial action embarked on by the university lecturers. According to him, NANS …

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FG warns vice-chancellors against reopening Universities

The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered vice-chancellors to ensure that federal, state, and private universities in the country remain closed in order to keep students and university communities safe from coronavirus. This directive was from the National Universities Commission (NUC) through a circular by the Director, Directorate of the Executive Secretary’s Office, Chris Maiyaki. The circular reads, “Vice-chancellors will please …

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JAMB SETS TO COMMENCE ADMISSION PLACEMENTS FOR VARSITIES; ENABLES CAPS

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that it has enabled its portal for institutions to upload names of shortlisted applicants for the 2020/2021 admission. The board emphasized that all admission processes must go through the Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) for approval. This was made known by the Registrar of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede during an interview with …

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UNIOSUN Inter-University Transfer Admission Notice, 2020/2021

This is to inform the prospective applicants intending to transfer their studentship to Osun State University that the University has commenced the sales of Inter-University transfer forms for the 2020/2021 Academic Session. Candidates that wish to transfer their studentship to UNIOSUN should visit http://admissions.uniosun.edu.ng to complete and submit their applications. However, they must provide correct information which will be verified accordingly. They are …

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We will disappoint those wishing for #EndASUU protest ― FG

The Federal Government reassured that the prolonged strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would soon come to an end. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, gave the assurance in his opening remarks at the social dialogue between the government and ASUU. A statement signed by the Deputy Director and Head of Press, Federal Ministry of …

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