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NABTEB Announces New Registration Procedure Effective November 2018

NABTEB Announces New Registration Procedure Effective November 2018

The management of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board has announced a new registration procedure effective 2018 November/December. GOOD NEWS: Effective Nov/Dec 2018 NABTEB Examinations : 1. Candidates shall make payment online, where they will choose their preferred Examination Centre. 2. Approved and registered Examination Centres (ECs) shall be uploaded on a new NABTEB website... »

Katsina Polytechnic to kick off degree programmes

Katsina Polytechnic to kick off degree programmes

The Katsina Polytechnic has revealed plans to launch four new degree programmes in collaboration with the Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna. Ibrahim Kurfi, rector of the polytechnic, disclosed this on Wednesday while receiving a panel from FUTMinna who paid him a visit in Katsina. He listed the programmes as B.Sc. technical education, B.Sc. biology, B.Sc. mathematics and B.Sc. chemistry... »

Police Invade Igbajo Polytechnic, Osun State in Reprisal Attack

Police Invade Igbajo Polytechnic, Osun State in Reprisal Attack

Reports reaching us has it that nothing less than 10 students of the institution has been hospitalized after members of the Nigerian Police, dressed in black allegedly attacked the school. It was reported that the students on campus were writing their exams, when the policemen stormed the school premises and tear-gassed the campus around 10am on Friday, 11th May, 2018. Our reporters learnt that pr... »

Are you an Undergraduate? Jump-start your career with #PAP

Are you an Undergraduate? Jump-start your career with #PAP

Placements Nigeria invites applications for the Placements campus Ambassador Program (#PAP). #PAP is engineered at engaging resourceful Student Ambassadors to lead Placements’ campaigns and events on their campuses and communities to create awareness about Paid Internship Opportunities for Nigerian students. As a Placements’ Student Ambassador, you will work with the Placements team to... »

5 Ways of Dealing with a Difficult Roommate

5 Ways of Dealing with a Difficult Roommate

Dirty dishes, unwanted guests, loud music one room over, a long overdue check for their share of rent, heavy noise from slammed doors — the grievances you can rack up against a roommate may seem endless. But there is always a right way to deal with difficult roommates rather than loosing your cool and making everyone suffer. Resist the urge to retaliate In any conflict, retaliation makes the other... »

Bayelsa NUT suspends strike as State Government pays N300m

Bayelsa NUT suspends strike as State Government pays N300m

The Nigeria Union of Teachers in Bayelsa has suspended its two weeks strike following the payment of N300m by the State Government. This is according to a statement issued in Yenagoa on Tuesday by Mr Iworiso Markson, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seriake Dickson. In the statement, Markson said the resolution to call off the strike was reached after exhaustive deliberations between the stat... »

“Academic qualification without skills contributes to unemployment” – Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode

“Academic qualification without skills contributes to unemployment” – Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says emphasis on paper qualification, without considering adequate skills to deliver, contributes to the high level of unemployment in the country. Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, said this on Tuesday at the Grand Finale of the Science, Arts and Craft Exhibition and Talent Hunt by Junior and Senior Secondary Schools in the state to ... »

UNESCO Signs MOU with Bauchi State Government to train 50,000 Girls

UNESCO Signs MOU with Bauchi State Government to train 50,000 Girls

Bauchi State Government and UNESCO on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to train 50, 000 girls and women in basic education through the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT). Mr Macaulay Olushola, National Professional Officer, Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO Abuja, said this in a statement. Olushola said that the MoU was signed during the courtesy visit o... »