EDUCATION

Senate extends JAMB result’s validity to three years

The Senate on Thursday extended the validity of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board from one year to three years. It also scrapped the conduct of post-UTME examinations by higher institutions for admission purposes. If President Muhammadu Buhari assents to the bill and it becomes law, candidates with old results will, henceforth, be ...

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A graduate impersonates Bishop Kukah, scams Oyedepo and others.

  A graduate of Political Science, Jehu Kwasu, has narrated how he impersonated the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah and defrauded prominent Nigerians of millions of naira. Kwasu said his victims included Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church Worldwide, who he claimed gave him N500,000; the Chairman, Honeywell Group, Oba Otudeko, N1m; Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu, N500,000; ...

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Facebook CEO in Nigeria, says he is excited about technology drive

  Facebook’s Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg, is currently in Nigeria to see how Facebook can better support technology development and entrepreneurship in the country and other African nations. The Facebook CEO visited a ‘Summer of Code Camp’ at the Co-Creation Hub in Yaba, otherwise known as the Silicon Valley of Nigeria, as one of his first stops on the ...

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Nigerian universities develop anti-plagiarism software

The University of Ilorin in collaboration with six other Nigerian universities have developed an anti-plagiarism software, designed to check academic fraud. According to the University Bulletin issued on Monday, the other universities are Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin and Covenant University, Ota. Others are Delta State University Abraka, Benue State University Makurdi, University of Jos and Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. The publication ...

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