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Friday, October 28, 2016

Nigerian Navy Direct Short Service 2016 Recruitment has Commenced.

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerians for enlistment into the Nigerian Navy through the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 24 for 2016. Interested candidates are advised to carefully read all instructions below before applying.

General Requirements:
(a) Applicants are warned against giving false information or tendering fake certificates. Any false information or fake certificates discovered at any stage will lead to disqualification and subsequent prosecution of the applicant.

Adekunle Ajasin University suspends ASUU leaders

Adekunle Ajasin University main enterance

Barely three weeks after the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), Ondo State chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) suspended its four months strike, leaders of the staff union have been suspended by the university management. The ASUU chairman, Dr Sola Fayose, his predecessor, Dr Busuyi Mekusi, Vice Chairman, Dr Dorcas Alese and Assistant Secretary, Dr. Sola Olorunfemi were, yesterday, suspended for what a management’s source described as “unruly behaviour”. 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Senate suspends amendment of JAMB Act

For Nigerians who were already celebrating that JAMB results will now be valid for three (3) years, their joy was at best short-lived. This is because the Senate on Wednesday (26/10/2016) said it has suspended the amendment of the Act establishing the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in order to allow for adequate consultation with stakeholders. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Nigeria ranks 169th position in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business

A cross section of Abuja central business district

The World Bank has said that Nigeria ranked 169th   position out of 190 countries in on its Ease of Doing Business index for 2017. The World Bank stated this in its Ease of Doing Business report titled, Doing Business 2017: Equal Opportunity for All, “published yesterday. The report indicated that Nigeria moved up by one point from 170th position on the 2016 ranking to 169th position for the 2017 ranking. 

NNPC/TOTAL National Merit Scholarship 2016/2017 for Nigerian Undergraduates has commenced

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility, is pleased to announce the commencement of  2016/2017 NNPC/TOTAL National Merit Scholarship application. The scholarship Selection Test will be conducted on Saturday December 3, 2016, at eleven (11) Centers across the Country.  

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Varsities to be able to use their Cut-off point for Admissions

The Registrar/ Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof Is-haq Oloyede, has disclosed that the board is considering stopping the use of uniform cut-off points for admitting UTME candidates into various tertiary institutions in the Nigeria. According to a statement issued on behalf of the JAMB Registrar by the PRO of the exam body, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, the issue should be subjected to national debate by stakeholders.

Meet the UNILORIN medicine graduate that bagged 19 awards at her convocation

Yusuf Ololade Faidat, bagged 19 prizes at the University of Ilorin 32nd convocation ceremony that held last week. Faidat, who is in her early 20s beat the men in her department to win the prize for the best graduating student from the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences. She received the prize of N20,000 awarded each session by the Senate to the student adjudged to be the best in each faculty. She also got another prize of N10,000, awarded by the Senate to the best student in each department.