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‘Jamb cut-off mark in the 90s, the minimum requirement was 180 but instead …’


Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the decision of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), to peg the minimum cut-off mark for admissions into universities at 120.

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2bn youths need competitive education–UN boss

UNITED Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, has said that about two billion youths globally between 15 and 25 years need good competitive education, jobs and a future to look forward to. Guterres stated this at the opening ceremony of the Federal Science and Technical College, FSTC, Yaba, Model United Nations maiden conference in Lagos, themed Communicating the Future Through Information Technology For Senior Secondary Students.

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ASUU strike

ASUU Strikes Paralyses Ekiti Varsities

Following strike action declared by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the non-implementation of the 2009 Agreement with the Federal Government, ‎Academic activities have been grounded at Ekiti State University, EKSU and Federal University,Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) with a good number of students travelling back home

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Educationist seeks increased funding to transform educational system

CHAIRMAN Advisory Board, of Fast Track Schools, Mr. Tom Obaseki, has urged the federal government to increase spending in the educational sector to transform it to meet the needs of the 21st century. Obaseki, who said this at the graduating and prize giving ceremony of FasTrack Schools in Lagos, decried the state of education in the country, stating that the transformation must begin at the basic level.

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