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Education / Seyi Makinde Sacks LAUTECH VC Prof Ologunde by dontacky: 11:57pm On Apr 16, 2021
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has sacked the Vice-Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso, Prof Michael Ologunde.

The governor’s decision was communicated in a letter through the Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, on Friday.

The letter read, “His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde, the Governor of Oyo State and the visitor to the Ladoke Akintola University, has directed that the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. M. O. Ologunde should step aside until further notice.

“Consequently, the VC has also been directed to hand over forthwith to the next principal officer in rank in order to ensure uninterrupted flow of normal activities of the institution.”

The PUNCH had earlier reported that Makinde accused the vice-chancellor of instigating workers of the university to agitate payment of unpaid salaries.

Makinde had said he was surprised that workers at the university started agitating payment of outstanding salaries immediately after the crisis rocking the university was resolved.

The Oyo State Government had taken ownership of the university formerly owned by the state and Osun State.

Source: http://wakagist.com/seyi-makinde-sacks-lautech-vc-prof-ologunde/

Education / Final 2020 June/july SSCE Examination Timetable. by dontacky: 12:00am On Aug 07, 2020
Final 2020 June/July SSCE Examination Timetable.

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Education / WAEC Has Released The Final International Timetable For The Conduct Of WASSCE Fo by dontacky: 5:59pm On Aug 04, 2020
WAEC has released the Final International Timetable for the conduct of WASSCE for School Candidates, 2020.

TV/Movies / Bbnaija: Ozo Chooses Dorathy As His Deputy Head Of House by dontacky: 10:54pm On Aug 03, 2020
After a beautiful performance in the head of house arena challenge, Ozo was named as the new HOH for week 3.

He took over from Lucy who was Head of House last week. Alongside Prince who was Lucy‘s Deputy Head Of House, they were not eligible for the Head Of House this week.

Lucy and Prince couldn’t also be chosen by Ozo for Deputy Head Of House.

Following the rules of the game, he had to choose a housemate of the opposite sex as his deputy which he did by choosing his beloved Dorathy.


Source- http://wakagist.com/bbnaija-ozo-chooses-dorathy-as-his-deputy-head-of-house/

Education / WAEC: Kaduna Reopens Schools August 8 by dontacky: 7:39pm On Aug 03, 2020
The Kaduna State Government has directed secondary schools to open from August 10 to enable Senior Secondary School Three students to write their Secondary School Certificate Examination.


The state Commissioner for Education, Dr Shehu Makarfi, said in a statement in Kaduna on Monday, that the directive was in compliance with the Federal Ministry of Education resolution for schools to open on August 4.


This, according to Makarfi, is to enable final-year students to write their West African Examination Council, National Examination Council, and other certificate examinations.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has approved Monday, August 10 as the resumption date for the SSS 3 students that are expected to begin their WAEC examination slated for August 17.


“Therefore, the Ministry of Education is directing all school principals to arrange to receive SSS 3 boarding students on August 9 and day students on August 10.


“All administrators of public and private schools are to note that the one-week period commencing from today is to allow for necessary preparations and arrangements to meet COVID-19 guidelines for the opening of schools.
Principals are to ensure compliance to agreed guidelines, which include reduced hours of work/revision to four hours per shift, social distancing in classes, laboratories, libraries, and hostels,” he said.


He added that there should also be consistency in temperature monitoring and handing over of any suspected case of COVID-19 to health authorities.
He warned that no school should open before August 10, except for boarding schools, where students are expected to arrive on August 9.


The commissioner further directed private secondary schools in the state to report their readiness to open to the schools’ Quality Assurance Authority.
He said private schools should report, using the appropriate checklist and obtain a written ‘no objection to open’, on clean bill of health.


He also asked that the head of higher institutions and principals of secondary schools should report to the relevant department in the ministry.
Makarfi said appropriate dates for other examinations would be announced in due course, including school opening for the rest of the classes including SSS1, SSS2, JSS 1 to 3, and primary schools.
He encouraged schools to continue the e-learning programme using Google class, Zoom, radio and television, and other online platforms until normalcy returned.


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Source: http://wakagist.com/waec-kaduna-reopens-schools-august-8/

Education / Resumption: FG Delegation To Inspect 104 Unity Schools by dontacky: 7:27pm On Aug 03, 2020
The Federal Government would embark on an assessment tour of all Unity schools in the country as students in exit classes resume for academic activities on Tuesday, the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has said.


According to him, the intended tour which would be led by him, aims to assess the level of preparedness of the various institutions.


A statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Relations in the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong, quoted Nwajiuba as saying this during an online meeting with the 36 State Commissioners of Education.
He said the Permanent Secretary in the FMoE, Sonny Echono, and the Directors of the ministry would join him in the assessment tour.


The statement reads, “Ahead of August 4 2020, the Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has announced that all the 104 Unity Colleges are ready to open their gates to exit classes tomorrow.


“Announcing the preparedness of the Unity Colleges at a meeting with Honourable Commissioners of Education of the 36 States of the Federation this (Monday) morning via the Zoom platform, the Minister lauded Principals of Unity Colleges for the comprehensive preparation put in place for resumption.
Across states, Honourable Commissioners reported varying degrees of preparation and readiness for reopening between August 4 and 10 for virtually all schools within their jurisdictions.


From today (Monday), the Honourable Minister of State for Education, Permanent Secretary and Directors will embark on an assessment tour of all Unity Colleges to ascertain and confirm the reports they have received from the Principals of Unity Colleges.
“Similarly, Federal Education Quality Assurance Directors deployed to the States have been directed to monitor compliance in their respective states.

Honourable Commissioners from the States were enjoined to embark on assessment tours in their jurisdictions to ascertain the level of preparations for reopening.
“While most schools will reopen tomorrow (Tuesday), others will continue to fine-tune their preparations in the coming days for reopening.

Education Minister, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, is asking all schools to communicate their specific reopening dates to their parents and students in order to avoid chaos in the system.
All returning students are to undergo temperature checks among other protocols before being admitted into their schools.”


Source- http://wakagist.com/resumption-fg-delegation-to-inspect-104-unity-schools/

Education / Poor Preparations Threaten Students Resumption This Week by dontacky: 6:11pm On Aug 03, 2020
Most schools lack hand-washing points, running water, PPE, others


Lagos, Ogun, other SSS3 students resume Tues, Gombe, Enugu undecided


Dayo Ojerinde, John Charles, Adeniyi Olugbemi,Wale Oyewale, Daud Olatunji Ada Wodu, Raphael Ede, Abiodun Nejo and Grace Edema
States were on Sunday divided over the Federal Government’s directive that the Senior Secondary School 3 pupils should resume on Tuesday in preparation for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations starting on August 17.


Findings by The PUNCH show that SSS3 pupils in Lagos, Benue, Kwara and Ogun states are preparing for resumption on Tuesday, while WASSCE candidates would resume in Cross River State on Monday (today).


Enugu, Gombe and Rivers states have yet to announce the resumption dates for their pupils, unlike Ekiti State, where pupils will resume on August 10.
The PUNCH’s investigations, however, showed that many state governments had yet to provide running water, hand-washing points and other non-pharmaceutical materials stipulated in the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 guidelines for resumption of schools.
Recall that the Federal Government had on Monday said SSS3 pupils would resume on Tuesday.

The Minister of State (Education), Emeka Nwajiuba, however, explained that only COVID-19 protocol compliant schools would resume.
According to him, schools must provide running water and hand-washing points sanitisers.
On Sunday, our correspondents observed that many state governments had not met all the PTF guidelines.
No sign of preparation in Benue schools
In Benue State, the state government has not put in place necessary measures that could prevent the spread of COVID-19 among pupils and teachers on their resumption.


The state government, through the Commissioner for Education, Professor Dennis Ityavyar, had last week announced Tuesday as the date for reopening of Primary 6, JSS 3 and SSS 3 classes.


But one of our correspondents, who went to some schools in Makurdi, the state capital, on Sunday, reported that there were no signs indicating the preparedness of the state government to reopen schools in line with the Federal Government’s protocols.
It was gathered that government had yet to fumigate any school in the state neither was there anything to suggest that pupils would be resuming on Tuesday.
At the Government Model Secondary School, Makurdi, there was no hand-washing points at the entrance of the school or the classes. No hand sanitisers were seen in and around the classes.
Also, at the Mount Saint Gabriel Secondary School, Makurdi, St. Joseph Secondary School, Nyiman, and the LGA Pilot School, Wurukum, the situation was the same, as there was no facility to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on the premises.
At the Arabic School, Lobi Quarters, the gate was locked, but a peep into the premises through the fence indicated that the environment was bushy which might pose a serious danger to pupils on resumption.


Efforts to speak to the Commissioner for Education, Ityavyar, proved abortive as he could not be reached on the telephone. He did not respond to the SMS sent to him.
Give us PPE, others if you want us to resume, Gombe tells FG
In Gombe State schools, including Orji Secondary, Gombe and Government Science, Lakanje, Kaltugo, there was no provision for hand-washing materials.
But the state Commissioner for Education, Dr Habu Dahiru, in an interview with The PUNCH, said the state had yet to decide on the date when its SSS3 pupils would resume.
He stated, “If the Federal Government will give us what is required to resume at their stipulated time, we will. But if they can’t give us a penny and they say open on August 4, I don’t think that is fair.

If they say open schools on August 4 and the NCDC (Nigeria Centre for Disease Control), prescribes necessary things, states should be given sometime to get them before schools are reopened.”
There are no teachers to handle extra-classes – Sokoto teacher
Also, in Sokoto State, The PUNCH correspondent observed that schools had not started making preparations for resumption of SSS3 pupils.


The Sokoto State Government has announced Tuesday as resumption date for SSS 3 pupils.
A visit to some of the schools clearly indicated that they were not in compliance with the guidelines.
At the Sultan Attahiru Secondary School, Sokoto, there were no wash- hand basins at the school entrance on Sunday.
A worker resident in the school said,

“There are no wash-hand stations either with soap and sanitizers within the school premises. A water reservoir is even a no-go area.
“It is easier to adopt physical distancing in the classrooms, meaning we can use other classes since it is not all the pupils that are resuming, but do we have enough teachers to handle the extra classes?” he asked.
The SSS3 pupils in Cross River State are to resume on Monday, August 3. The Special Adviser Education to Governor Ben Ayade, Castro Ezama, said,

“They will resume tomorrow to prepare for their exams.”
In Ekiti State, the state government stepped up preparations for resumption of schools on August 10. It was gathered that materials such as soap, sanitisers and infrared thermometers would be distributed to public schools this week.


The state Commissioner for Education, Foluso Daramola, in a statement titled, ‘Press release on the reopening of schools in Ekiti State’ on Sunday said the training of focal persons for the schools would begin on Tuesday.


He stated, “Principals/headteachers are also to arrange their halls/hostel dormitories in conformity with COVID-19 protocols for physical/social distancing.

They are also to adhere strictly to all the guidelines already distributed to both private and public schools.”
On its part, the Oyo State Government explained the need to adjust the school calendar in the state to ensure uniformity with the recent adjustment made by the Federal Government.
The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology in the state, Olasunkanmi Olaleye, said this in a statement on Sunday titled, ‘School reopening, Oyo government hails teachers, provides details of new school calendar.’
He stated, “Terminal classes, including the Senior Secondary School 3; Junior Secondary 3 and Primary 6 pupils resumed classes in Oyo State on July 6, despite the alarms raised by the Federal Government and some education stakeholders.

”
The Enugu State Commissioner for Education, Prof Uche Eze, said the government would soon announce the date the pupils in exit classes would resume, adding that decontamination of schools commenced last Friday.
In Lagos State, when one of our correspondents visited Anwarul Islam Girls High School, Ojokoro, on Sunday, he noticed that the school did not make provision for hand-washing points within the school or outside the school gate.


The classrooms were also not marked to give room for social distancing among the pupils as of 6pm when the correspondent visited there.
At the Lagos State Model Senior College, Meiran, some parents brought their children who would resume.


The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had on Friday. said the government would provide face masks for all schools.
No running water, hand-washing points in Ogun schools
In Ogun State, none of the schools visited had sanitisers and hand-washing points at their the entrances.
Schools visited in Abeokuta included Lafenwa High School, Premier Grammar School, Unity High School, St. John Anglican High School and Reverend Kuti Memorial Grammar School.
When contacted over the development, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin, said, “No school is in session. Schools are resuming on Tuesday. Teachers and school administrators will be there as from tomorrow (Monday) Ogun.”
We will fix them on Monday, says govt
Also reacting, the Special Adviser to Governor on Basic and Secondary Education, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo, said the items would be fixed on Monday.


Source:- http://wakagist.com/resumption-poor-preparations-threaten-students-resumption-this-week/

Education / JAMB Concludes Arrangement To Hold 2020 Mock Exam On February 18th by dontacky: 8:09pm On Feb 11, 2020
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board ( JAMB) has concluded arrangement for the conduct Mock Examination slated for 18th February 2020 nationwide. The Mock examination is at no cost to the candidates except the N600 payable to the private centre owners for candidates posted to centres not owned by JAMB.

Candidates can print their mock examination slips that are available online now to know when and where to take the examination. The Mock Examination, which is voluntary, was an initiative of Prof.Is-haq Oloyede preparatory to the main UTME.

The Mock Examination helps candidates to be in tune with the rudiments of the Computer Based Test (CBT). It also helps the Board test its facilities with a view to having a hitch-free examination.

We also advise all candidates, both those taking the mock exam and those that are not to ensure they download the JAMB CBT Mobile App for 2020 UTME and/or 2020 JAMB CBT Computer Software from Myschool. It will help you to equally prepare your self and get ready for the main exam which is the reason for the JAMB Mock.

It is important to note that results from the Mock Examination would not be added or have any effect in the main examination. The Board also wishes to state that the era of regularisation or condonment of illegal admissions is over.


Source: http://wakagist.com/jamb-concludes-arrangement-to-hold-2020-mock-exam-on-february-18th/

Crime / Disturbing Pictures: Bank Robbery Occur In Ondo State Ile Oluji Town by dontacky: 7:00pm On Feb 06, 2020
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Crime / UTME/DE 2020: Candidates Urged To Report Anyone Charging Above The Approved Fees by dontacky: 10:00am On Jan 22, 2020
The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Is-haq Oloyede has stated that any official found selling the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) forms to applicants above the official price of N4,000 would be arrested and prosecuted by the personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

He said that candidates charged above the approved fee by any selling outlet including private Computer Based Test (CBT) centres and banks should report to the nearest NSCDC office.

He made this known during an interactive meeting with stakeholders at the NSCDC Headquarters in Abuja According to him, the N3,290 out of the N4,000 paid by the applicant was for the form, N500 for booklet while N210 was deducted as bank charge.

The Registrar further disclosed that, so far one bank, as well as several CBT centres and schools in Anambra, Delta, Bayelsa, Enugu, Rivers and Adamawa, were found to have increased the amount and that punitive measures were taken against them.

One suspect, allegedly selling forms above N4,000 in Warri, Delta state was paraded at the event. In his remarks, NSCDC Commandant-General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, said state commandants involved in the UTME exercise who violated the trust reposed in them would have themselves to blame. He said, “Nigerians have confidence in you, don’t betray it. If you mess up, I will send you out.”


Source: http://wakagist.com/utme-de-registration-2020-candidates-urged-to-report-anyone-charging-above-the-approved-fees/

Education / UTME: JAMB Withdraws 11 Centres’ Licences For Charging Above N4700 by dontacky: 6:17pm On Jan 21, 2020
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has withdrawn licences from 11 centres for charging candidates exorbitant amount in the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations registration.

Registrar of the board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, made this known at an interactive session with stakeholders in Abuja on Tuesday.

The registrar listed some of the centres whose licences were withdrawn for selling forms at N5,000 as Federal Polytechnics, Mubi; Adamawa; and Adazi-Nnukwu ICT/CBT.

Others are New Kings and Queens Bayelsa, for selling at N5,500; Brightfield Secondary School Delta, for selling between N6,000 and N8,000; A-Pagen Consolidated Port Harcourt, for selling at N5,000 and Influencial School Port Harcourt, for selling at N6,000.

Also included are Emkenlyn Computers, and Nneameka Secondary School Anambra.

Oloyede said the proliferation of tutorial centres was a major concern as most of the centres engaged in fraud and corruption, during registrations and examinations.

Oloyede said charging above the stipulated N4,700 for the 2020 UTME registration was illegitimate and would only destroy the nation; as it was an act of fraud and corruption.

Many people make illegitimate money from the examination and we will be destroying the nation, if we don’t get things right.

“Prior to 2018, we sell form for N5,000; but the Federal Government considers so many things and felt the money was much and in 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari decided that the cost should be slashed; which brought the cost to N3,500.

“Also, prior to this time, there were unscrupulous people selling as high as N10,000. We now democratised the sale of the forms, to make it available so that it will not be possible for those selling to hoard the forms.

We felt the banks are overcrowded so we decided to expand the sale outlet, to bring in mobile money operators to cover all the registered banks.

“The effects of the expansion is that some people are still penetrating the banks, thereby increasing the cost of the sale of form, ” he said.

NAN reports that the cost of the registration is N3,500, cost of materials is N500 and N700 for the CBT centres – totalling N4,700.

NAN

Source: http://wakagist.com/utme-jamb-withdraws-11-centres-licences-for-charging-above-n4700/

Education / 2020 UTME: Know The Right Utme/o'level Subject Combination For Your by dontacky: 4:10pm On Jan 20, 2020
The 2020 JAMB UTME/DE has proceeded to its 2nd week, Over the years we have observed that many candidates matching their intended course of study with the right UTME and O'level subjects requirements.

In case you do not already know, one of the first steps to your admission success is choosing the right subjects combinations for your intended course of study.


Each course of study has a specific O’level and UTME Subjects requirements you must meet before you are admitted to study that course. What works for an Engineering course won’t work for a medical course.



No school will admit you to study a course you do not have the requirements for. Even if your name manages to make it to the school's admission list, you will be disqualified during the screening, verification or clearance process.


We, therefore, advise all candidates who will be registering for their UTME in the coming days to ensure they first go through the Online JAMB Brochure to be able to know the courses available in each higher institution, the O’level and UTME Subject combination or requirements for the courses.

The Wakagist online JAMB Brochure is quite easy to use. Click here to access it,
The JAMB brochure not only helps you determine your subject combination, but it also helps you know
;
- List schools that are offering a particular course,

- List courses that are offered in a particular school,

- If your JAMB subject combination matches with the course or institution you want to select,


-The subject or course requirement for any institution,

- The O'level requirement for a course or institution
If you are still a bit confused about the O’level requirements of the course you wish to study in any institution.

You can post the name of the institution, course, your O’level subjects and UTME Subjects you intend to take.
Enlightened Myschoolers will help you determine if you are good to go or not.


Goodluck !!!

Source: http://wakagist.com/2020-utme-know-the-right-utme-olevel-subject-combination-for-your-course/

Education / IPPIS: ASUU Gives Details Of Meeting With Buhari by dontacky: 10:11pm On Jan 14, 2020
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Tuesday, dismissed suggestions that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has directed the stoppage of salaries of university lecturers yet to enrol into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.


ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in a statement in Abuja, giving brief details of the lecturers’ meeting with the President on Thursday.
ASUU’s President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, led national officers of the union to the meeting, which started at 3pm.


But, the unionists did not address State House Correspondents after the meeting ended, The PUNCH reports.
Ogunyemi, in the statement on Tuesday, also said rumours that Buhari directed stoppage of lecturers’ salaries were fake.


He emphasised that ASUU met with Buhari on Thursday and discussed the IPPIS issue, which the union had rejected “with sound reasons.”


“To put the records straight, at no point during the meeting did President Buhari put a closure to the ongoing discussion on ASUU’s preference for the University Transparency and Accountability Solution.
“He also did not direct that salaries of ASUU members be stopped for failure to enroll in the IPPIS.
“Any report to the contrary is circulated to mislead the public,” he said.


To put the records straight, at no point during the meeting did President Buhari put a closure to the ongoing discussion on ASUU’s preference for the University Transparency and Accountability Solution.
“He also did not direct that salaries of ASUU members be stopped for failure to enroll in the IPPIS.
“Any report to the contrary is circulated to mislead the public,” he said.


He added that ASUU was committed to its tradition of consultation and dialogue which informed the engagement with Buhari last week.
“We had useful discussions with the President and we are hopeful that our prayers will receive the expected prompt attention,” he added.



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Education / Muslim Group MURIC Reacts As WAEC, JAMB Clash by dontacky: 9:48pm On Apr 04, 2019
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has reacted to the clashes in the recently-released timetables of West African Examination Council, WAEC, and the Joint Admissions Matriculations Board, JAMB.

Candidates preparing to take the examinations of the country’s twin examination giants have complained bitterly about the clashes.

MURIC made this known in a press release signed by its Founder and Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola and made available to DAILY POST on Thursday.

MURIC said, “We call on both WAEC and JAMB to quickly synergise. Some WAEC subjects will be taken on a day that a crucial JAMB paper will also be examined.

“For instance, WAEC students who are expected to write Animal Husbandry next week by 9 am on Thursday, April 11, 2019 are also being expected to sit for their JAMB paper on the same day and at the same time. This is impossible unless the candidates are miracle workers.

“The future of our young ones is very important to us regardless of their religious background. Any candidate who misses a JAMB paper will have to wait for a whole year before having another opportunity.

“With what is happening in the society nowadays, it is not advisable to allow these youths to remain idle for twelve good months. An idle hand is the devil’s workshop.

“We are certain that all these occurred inadvertently. Both JAMB and WAEC are reliable examination bodies and we do not doubt them.

“JAMB in particular has witnessed unparalleled reengineering under its quintessential and indefatigable registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede.

Our appeal is that both examination bodies should go back to the drawing board and work it out together in the interest of these young and innocent candidates and their parents. There is no time to lose.

“Finally, MURIC commends the transparency and professionalism of the two examination bodies.

“We salute their staff for the sacrifices made annually. Our plea is for a review of the imminent clash in the crucial examinations before they are due next week.”


Source:- http://wakagist.com/muslim-group-muric-reacts-as-waec-jamb-clash/

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Education / JAMB Official Exam Reprinting Date For 2018 UTME Announced. by dontacky: 7:49am On Mar 05, 2018
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced the date for the printing of 2018 JAMB exam slip.

The the 2018 UTME printing of examination notification slip has been scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 6.

This was disclosed by the Head of Media and Information Department, Dr Fabian Benjamin, while speaking with newsmen in Lagos ahead of the conduct of the JAMB exam scheduled to hold from March 9 to March 17.


According to him,“Candidates can now go ahead and print their examination notification slips from Tuesday. He advised candidates to ensure they print their slips before

Friday, March 9, in order to familiarise themselves with the examination schedules as the board will not reschedule any examination for anybody and so any candidate that fails to adhere strictly to the examination schedule as stated in their slips should have himself or herself to blame.”



He also warned candidates not to go to their respective centres with prohibited items such as telephones, wristwatches, pens, and other devices.

The portal for the printing of the slip is expected to be enabled on or before the March 6th. We will update candidates once the portal is enabled.

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Source: http://wakagist.com/jamb-2018-official-exam-reprinting-date-for-2018-utme-announced/

Education / Official Link To Print JAMB Mock Exam Slip For 2018 by dontacky: 6:00pm On Feb 22, 2018
JAMB has now released a NEW official link and procedures to print the 2018 JAMB Mock Exam Slip for the exam holding on 26th February, 2018.

This procedure is especially useful for those who may have provided wrong emails during registration, or those who didn’t receive the email sent by JAMB, due to network issues.

Please note that it is best you follow the procedures below using a computer system, to enable you print it immediately.

The smart phone users can actually save the slip on their mobile phone to print later.

Please don’t user Opera-Mini for this to be on the safe side. You can use Chrome or Firefox.

Procedures to Print 2018 JAMB Mock Exam Slip
1. Visit the official JAMB Mock Exam Printing Portal by clicking here

2. In the form space provided, enter your JAMB registration number or Email used to register

3. Click “Print Examination Slip” for the Pop-Up to Print.

For those who did not indicate to write the Mock Exam, you will most likely not be given access to print any slip.

Source: http://wakagist.com/official-link-to-print-jamb-mock-exam-slip-for-2018/

Education / JAMB Begins Emailing Mock Exam Slips For 2018 UTME by dontacky: 5:05pm On Feb 21, 2018
We’re pleased to inform you that the JAMB Mock Examination Slips for 2018 are now being distributed via Email by JAMB. Those who registered for 2018 UTME and selected to write the Mock Exam, using their correct email addresses should get it delivered to them in the coming days.

Remember that JAMB had slated the Mock Exam to hold on Monday, 26th Feb, 2018, while the Main UTME is expected to begin as from 9th March, 2018.

Those who indicated interest to write the Mock, and are yet to receive any email from JAMB can try login into their JAMB profile online to see if access has been granted to them to print the slip. If you have been granted access, please come back here and share with others, so you can guide us.

Feel free to share your Mock Exam Slip as a comment under this post. You can also attach a screenshot if you wish.

If you did not indicate interest to write the Mock Exam, you should not worry. Myschool will create a LIVE Mock Exam thread, where you can follow all the event on the Mock Exam Day. It would seem as if you actually went for the exam, as students will be reporting issues happening Nationwide.

Source : http://wakagist.com/jamb-begins-emailing-mock-exam-slips-for-2018-utme/

Education / How To Know Your 2018 JAMB Mock Exam Schedule (time & Venue) by dontacky: 11:21am On Feb 21, 2018
Considering that the JAMB Mock exam is just few days from now, we expect JAMB to send details concerning candidates’ Venue and time any moment from now.

JAMB had earlier announced that candidates will be sent their mock exam schedule via email and text messages.

We equally expect JAMB to provide means for candidates who are unable to get email and sms notifications to print their mock slips online as well.

Notwithstanding, we advise all those who indicated interest to write the Mock Exam to please check their emails regularly from now and look pout for such notification from JAMB in that regard. Please be sure to check both your inbox and SPAM folder.

If you find anything, please don’t hesitate to come back here and let us know your findings, so as to alert other candidates.


Source: http://wakagist.com/how-to-know-your-2018-jamb-mock-exam-schedule-time-venue/

Education / Yoruba Language Now A Compulsory Admission Requirement In Lagos State Tertiary by dontacky: 7:11am On Feb 13, 2018
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode last Thursday signed seven bills into law among which is the Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion Law.

With this Law in place, any student who wish to apply for admission into University of Lagos or other higher institutions in Lagos State will need to have a Credit Pass in Youruba Language regardless of their intended course of study.

In addition, all state-owned tertiary institutions are to incorporate the use of Yoruba Language in the General Studies (GNS) courses.

The Law equally stated that any school in Lagos State that fails to comply with the provisions of Section 2 commits an offence and is liable on first violation to issuance of warning and on subsequent violation be closed down and also pay a fine of N500,000.

This has attracted mixed reactions from the public. While some are in support of this development, others are not for obvious reasons. Whats your take on this?

Source: http://wakagist.com/yoruba-language-now-a-compulsory-admission-requirement-in-lagos-state-tertiary-institutionss/

Education / JAMB 2018: How To Reprint Your JAMB UTME Exam Slip by dontacky: 5:39pm On Feb 11, 2018
Going by the many questions and comments which we are recieving about Re-printing of JAMB Exam slip, We at Students Nigeria have decided to show our students how to re-print JAMB Exam slip.



Currently, many applicants have started recieving text messages or mail concerning the reprinting of their exam slip.

But in case you are yet to recieve any, We are here to help you to reprint your slip even if you are not sent a mail or message.

If you recieve a text message from JAMB concerning the reprinting of your slip or not, kindly follow the pocedures below to reprint your exam slip.



Go to official JAMB Portal at this link: www.jamb.org.ng and click “Print UTME 2017 Examination Slip”. or Click Here to go to the direct link for printing.
Enter your JAMB Registration Number or Email address you used to register for the exam.
Click on “Print Examination Slip” to Pop-Up your Exam slip.
Press “Ctr P” to print your UTME exam card
Make sure you print two copies. Colour printing (One to be submitted at the exam center and the other for yourself.)
The network may be too slow due to congestion, just keep trying it.

Please Note: You can re-print your exam card in any Cafe or business center.

The printing of JAMB UTME examination slip is N200.

We hope the above steps should help you in re-printing your JAMB Exam Slip. We also cherish your questions and opinions. Please do not hesitate to share this info with friends. Thank You!!!

Source: http://wakagist.com/jamb-2018-how-to-reprint-your-jamb-utme-exam-slip/

Education / JAMB 2018: When Is JAMB Reprinting Starting Date? by dontacky: 5:13pm On Feb 11, 2018
You might be asking of the date that you are allowed to do Reprinting of slip, please read on to know the date of Reprinting.

According to the popular sources, all candidates were expected to reprint their registration slips to know the details of their exam as from April 25th, 2017/2018. The 2018 Date of Reprinting shall be made known

For those JAMB candidates sitting for Mock Examination, the reprinting date will be out by this month. It all depends on when the Mock Exam date will be released.

We expect JAMB to know that email delivery may be unreliable, so they should make adequate arrangements quickly to ensure that candidates are able to reprint their exam slips directly from their profile on the JAMB portal. When this is available, we will let you know on this website.

On the steps to Reprint your JAMB UTME Exam Slip..

Source: http://wakagist.com/jamb-2018-when-is-jamb-reprinting-starting-date/

Education / Breaking News: Jamb Extend 2018 Jamb Registration [read Here] by dontacky: 9:35pm On Feb 06, 2018
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announces the extension of registration for 2018 UTME till midnight of Sunday, 11th February, 2018.

Education / Jamb To Extend 2018 Registration Date – Ondo Town Crisis by dontacky: 12:25am On Feb 06, 2018
Considering previous experiences, one may draw conclusion that this year jamb may likely be postponed .

Over five thousand candidates were present at the jamb accredited, O.B.H.S Ondo Boys High School Ondo Town in the the supposed capital city of Nigeria, Ondo state. Other centers were also fueled by jambites that weren’t attended to. By guessing , about 60 thousand jambites are yet to be attended to in Warri . If jamb fail to extend the registration/pin purchase from tomorrow to any suitable date, they should consider this year registration a disaster to jambites.

For the sake of Jambites , i personally appeal to them to extend the date . please.




Source: http://wakagist.com/jamb-2018-over-crowd-candidate-yet-to-register-there-form-ondo-town-crisis/

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Education / NABTEB Release 2017 May/june Results by dontacky: 5:24pm On Aug 16, 2017
The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has disclosed that it has released the May/June 2017 results for the National Business Certificate (NBC) and National Technical Certificate (NTC) examinations.





This was made known by the Registrar/ Chief Executive Officer of NABTEB, Professor Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe on Tuesday while addressing news men at the National Headquarters of the Board in Ikpoba Hill, Benin City, the Edo state capital.

It was noted noted that this year’s result was an improvement of the previous year 2016.

A breakdown of the results shows that a total of 58,448 candidates registered for the ordinary craft level examination in 1,458 centers across the country.

She said, “33, 712 candidates representing 58.75% of candidates in the NBC/NTC examination scored five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics; whereas 47,360 candidates representing 82.53% scored five credits and above with or without English Language and Mathematics.”

Candidates will be able to check their result on the official website of the board: https://eworld.nabtebnigeria.org/ in few hours.


Source- http://wakagist.com/nabteb-release-2017-mayjune-results/

Education / WAEC Candidate See What ‘HELD’ Means If You See Held After You Checked Your Resu by dontacky: 6:32pm On Jul 20, 2017
Held’ means candidates violated the rules & regulations guiding the conduct of our examination. NEC will meet to decide on that in November

Source: http://wakagist.com/waec-candidate-see-what-held-means-if-you-see-held-after-you-checked-your-result/

Politics / Workers To Strike Next Week Over Petrol Price - Unions by dontacky: 4:08pm On May 14, 2016
Nigerian unions on Saturday called for a national strike
from next week to protest a 67 percent increase in the
pump price of petrol in Africa’s largest crude producer.

“If by midnight on Tuesday next week the government
fails to reverse the price of petrol to 86.50 naira per litre,
we will have no other option than to order workers to
begin an indefinite strike from Wednesday,” Nigeria
Labour Congress (NLC) general secretary Peter Ozo-Eson
told AFP.

He said the decision was taken after a meeting of both the
NLC and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) — the two
umbrella organisations for Nigerian workers.

“We have directed our affiliates and civil society allies to
mobilise their members for the impending showdown with
government over this anti-people policy,” he said.

Ozo-Esson said the proposed strike was also to force
government to reverse a recent hike in the electricity
tariff in the energy- starved country which generates just
around 4,000 megawatts for a population of more than
170 million people.

The unions said businesses including banks, airports,
seaports, markets and government offices would be shut
during the strike.

Source:- http://wakagist.com/workers-to-strike-next-week-over-petrol-price-unions/

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Crime / Photo: EFCC Arraigns A Bureau De Change Operator For N28.4 Million Fraud by dontacky: 7:09am On May 13, 2016
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, yesterday arraigned
one Nura Amadi (pictured) before a Justice of the FCT High Court,
Abuja on a five count charge bordering on misappropriation of funds
and issuance of dud cheques.

According to EFCC, Nura Amadi, a former staff of Balis Bureau de
Change Limited, Abuja was allegedly entrusted by his company with
money to the tune of N24.4million including $20,000 for the purpose
of trading for the company sometime in 2014, but he dishonestly
converted it all to his personal use.

In a bid to refund the money, Amadi twice issued cheques that were
returned unpaid when presented at the bank due to insufficient funds
in his account. After further efforts by the company to recover the
money were futile, he was turned in to the authorities.

Source- http://wakagist.com/photo-efcc-arraigns-a-bureau-de-changeoperator-for-n28-4-million-fraud/

Celebrities / D'banj Celebrates His Father's Birthday With This Photo by dontacky: 10:16pm On May 12, 2016
The singer shared this photo of his dad wishing him a happy birthday.
He wrote:

"And to the Real kokomaster , the one and only, my King , my perfect Role Model , my mentor , my Pastor , my father . Without you I wouldn't be here nor even be rooted with the right Foundation knowing Christ is the way , truth and life . Thanks for the best Gift ever and for bringing this Fine Boy to this world . OooSssHhhEee. Love you dad . General on check one time .Salute"




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