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JAMB Approves Change Of Institution, Course For DE Applicants

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the window for a change of institution or course choice for 2024 Direct Entry (DE) applicants. The Board said the service for change of institution/course is now available for interested applicants on its portal. It said; “This is to inform 2024 DE applicants that wish to […]

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APPLY: Africa Matters Initiative opens applications for her environment

The Africa Matters Initiative (AMI) has announced the opening of applications for the Her Environment, Her Future Program 2024. It offers comprehensive training in leadership, personal development, climate education, policy engagement, advocacy, green and social entrepreneurship, and effective communication. Benefits: Participants will emerge from the program with a robust network of young women leaders and

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APPLY: Digital Marketing Career with the DIGIGAP Program

The DIGIGAP Program 5.0, has announced an initiative by Access in partnership with NerdzFactory Foundation. This program aims to equip young individuals in Lagos with essential digital marketing skills, preparing them for emerging opportunities in the digital landscape. Benefits: Access to technical skills training. Participation in webinars and workshops. Soft skills training. Exposure to the

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Meet First Female UNICAL SUG President, Blessing Alim

Blessing Alim, against all odds, became the first female Students’ Union President of the University of Calabar during the era of the first female Vice-Chancellor of the school. It’s like breaking a forty-nine-year jinx. In this interview with Edugist correspondent, South-east, she shares her journey into leadership and plans. Congratulations on being elected as the

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Colleges of Education in Nigeria: Tomorrow’s Educator

Colleges of Education in Nigeria form the backbone of shaping the future of education in the country. These institutions are dedicated to training and producing competent teachers for primary and secondary schools, ensuring that educational standards are maintained and improved. The concept of formal teacher training in Nigeria (now known as colleges of education) dates

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Controversial Skits: KWASU upholds zero tolerance for indiscipline

The Management of Kwara State University (KWASU) has reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to maintaining discipline following a series of controversial skits allegedly produced by one of its students. The skits, which depict inappropriate contact with female students, have sparked outrage and prompted swift action from the university’s authorities. In an official statement, the university emphasized

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Foundation partners FUTO to digitise learning, combat cancer

The Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, has said it was partnering with the Victoria Nwaeke Foundation to digitalize learning in the university fully. The foundation also disclosed that it was working hard to drastically reduce breast cancer in the society. FUTO Vice Chancellor, Prof Nnennaya Oti, who spoke during the handing over ceremony

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GPO Foundation builds digital classrooms, dormitories for 8,000 PLWDs in Anambra

A transport mogul and the co-founder of the Godwin and Patricia Okeke Foundation, Sir Godwin Okeke, has said that he built digital classrooms and dormitories for no fewer than 8,000 people with special needs in Anambra to give them a sense of belonging and enable them to have access to quality education. The classrooms, dormitories

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Tansian varsity loses appeal in land tussle with Anambra bizman

The fate of the students of Tansian University, Oba Campus in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, is hanging in the balance, following the ruling of the Court of Appeal, sitting in Awka, the Anambra State capital, dismissing an appeal filed by the authorities of the institution, against the founder of Ranent Industries

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Obi pledges support to upgrade nursing school to varsity

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general elections, Mr Peter Obi, has assured the Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri that he would assist them in their bid to upgrade the Holy Rosary School of Nursing, Pharmacy and Laboratory Sciences Emekuku, Owerri to a university. He said that he got to know about

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ABU writes Tinubu, decries N3.6bn yearly electricity billYou

The Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna, says it cannot afford the N3.6bn annual electricity bill. The bill averages N300m monthly, given the cost of N206 per kWh under the band A tariff. The university made this known in a letter sent to President Bola Tinubu on Monday, July 1, 2024, titled, ‘An open letter to

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NOUN admission seekers now required to register with JAMB

Individuals aspiring to gain admission into the Nigerian Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and other open distance learning centers are now mandated to register through the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB). This new requirement, which was announced in an advisory released by JAMB, also stipulates that candidates must register with their unique National Identification

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Varsity workers threaten to shut campuses over withheld salaries

In a move to protest against the federal government’s failure to pay their salaries for the past four months, Nigerian university workers, represented by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), have threatened to shut down various campuses across the country. The planned

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