The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Prof. Ndowa Lale, has stated that despite what critics of the university system may say, the standards are still very high in UNIPORT, with lecturers, students and others striving hard to make the best better. He noted that cultism was no longer a fashionable practice in […]

Benue State University (BSU) will investigate the circumstances leading to the drowning of two of its students in River Benue, where they went for swimming, the institution’s management has said. The students, Adakole Christopher-100 level mathematics and Emmanuella Mson- 100 level medicine and surgery, drowned in the river on Friday, April 5, while swimming. In […]

The National Universities Commission has approved the take-off of the University of Agriculture and Environmental Science in Umuagwo, Imo State, which is now the 171st university in the country. The approval was given on Thursday to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, at the NUC Headquarters, Abuja, after the governor led other state executives to […]

The Senate has passed the Education Bill 2019. The bill was passed on Thursday after the Senate reverted to plenary and entertained reports on the bill’s progress. Titled, ‘Education (National, Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (SB. 559),’ the bill was read for the third time on the Senate floor and passed. […]

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recorded a 4.01 per cent drop in the applications received in 2018. The NBS, in its JAMB Applications and Admitted Candidates by State and Gender within Faculty Data (2017-2018) posted on its website, stated that applications received in 2018 were 1.65 […]

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