FG Set To Review JAMB Admission Policy

The Federal Government on Tuesday, said admissions into tertiary institutions conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board may need to be reviewed, in order to adequately cater for colleges of education and other tertiary institutions. Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, made this know to newsmen in Katsina State, said the process of admission into tertiary institution need to ...

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130 Schools Closed Down In Cameroon Due To Boko Haram Fears


Cameroon officials say Boko Haram attacks have led to the closure of at least 130 schools near its northern border with Nigeria. Most students have left the area for safer places in the country’s interior. Cameroon education officials say violent raids and kidnappings by the Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram are taking their toll. Monouna Fotso with the Ministry ...

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LAUTECH 2014/2015 Admission Letter Now Available

The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Admission letter for 2014/2015 Academic Session is now available. Applicants admission status can be checked here: http:// portal.lautech.e du.ng/fresher/status Successful applicants should proceed to create Freshers Account and print their admission letter here: http://portal.lautech.edu.ng/fresher/ Deadline for Acceptance Fee payment -Monday, December 15th 2014 Deadline for Tuition Fee payment – Thursday, January 15th 2015 ...

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Robbers Killed Female Corps Member


A Female corps member has been reportedly killed in a robbery attack at a branch of a first generation bank in Ikere-Ekiti community, Ekiti State. Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine learnt that Two policemen, a male and a female and two others,were also killed by the hoodlums. Our correspondent gathered that the robbers numbering over ten stormed the bank, in Ikere Ekiti. According ...

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Evolve Sustainable Entrepreneurial Development, Jonathan Tells University Authorities

President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has advised Nigerian universities to evolve sustainable strategies for entrepreneurial development among the youths. He gave the advise at the 37th convocation of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) at Samaru in Zaria. Jonathan, who was represented by the Minister of Education, Alhaji Ibrahim Shekarau, said entrepreneurial development was cardinal to national growth and must be pursued diligently. ...

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Govt Approves N100m For Entrepreneurship Centres In Federal And State Universities

The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has said that the Federal Government has earmark N100m for the establishment of entrepreneurship centres in federal and state universities. Bogoro, represented by Mr. Mohammed Nasir, said the management had also finalised a five-year vision for the fund to deepen its focus on academic excellence. He stated this at a ...

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Cult Clash Claims Students Lives In UNIBEN

Following the deadly clashes of two rival cult groups between suspected cult group and indigenes of Ekosodin community in Benin, the Edo state capital that claim lives of students. The management of University of Benin (UNIBEN) has temporarily shot down all academic activities in the school due to the clash. According to a source who simply identified herself as Faith, ...

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Irate Students Attack Female Teacher With Machetes In Imo

Pandemonium struck at Obosima Secondary Technical School, Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State as a female teacher was brutalized by irate male students of the college. Reports emanating from Obosima revealed that the students ran amok and attacked the nursing mother with machetes. The teacher’s alleged offence was that she spotted a female student that changed her school uniform ...

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Boko Haram: NANS Demands An End To The Indiscriminate Killing Of Students

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Wednesday demanded an end to the indiscriminate massacre of Nigerians, especially students, by the Boko Haram insurgents. NANS Vice President (National Affairs), Timileyin Ayenuro, made the demand on behalf of his colleagues in a statement in Akure on Wednesday. Ayenuro also condemned the killing of more than 40 pupils of the Government ...

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Obasanjo Almost Killed Me As A UNILAG Student —Tunde Bakare

Tunde Bakare

The founder of the Latter Rain Assembly, pastor Tunde Bakare has accused former President, Olusegun Obasanjo of killing students’ unionism in the country when he was the military Head of State in 1978. Bakare, who was a running mate to Buhari in the last presidential election made the claim on Monday at the 2014 anniversary of the International Day of ...

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