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JAMB to scrap uniform cut-off points for varsities, others

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has hinted that it may cancel the use of uniform cut-off points for admitting candidates that took the Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The issue of cut-off marks as currently being used for admission, it said, should be subjected to national debate by stakeholders. The ...

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Kwara shuts 10 private schools built with wood

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The Kwara Government on Friday said it had shut down 10 private schools built with wooden slabs and operating without due authorisation from the state government. Hajia Zainab Bello, the Director, Quality Assurance Bureau (QAB) of the Kwara Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, told the News Agency of ...

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OAU students’ protests school closure on social media

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Students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), on Wednesday took to Twitter to protest the continued closure of the institution. The students began the social media and online campaign after The Association of Campus Journalists OAU made the call, in a statement signed by its PRO. The statement reads in part, ...

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254 teachers drag Wike to court over unpaid salaries

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No fewer than 254 workers, whose salaries have been stopped since February 2016, have dragged the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Bayelsa State. The workers, who are teachers of primary and demonstration schools of the Rivers State University of Science and ...

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