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JAMB admits 2m out of 11m applicants in 7 years

Basil Obasi, Abuja The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in a report released, on Monday, established that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) received a total of 11,703,709 applications 2010 and 2016 while out this number, total of 2,674,485 students, representing 23%; were admitted across the 36 states and …

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More calls for parity between Polytechnics and Universities

Stakeholders in the education sector have expressed divergent opinions on the discrimination between university graduates and their counterparts in polytechnics and colleges of education. Many respondents, especially students, said there is apathy on the part of students seeking admission into polytechnics and colleges of education as a result of the …

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BLACK MONDAY IN APC: Udoedehe Attacks Don Etiebet

-By Gideon Ekere *Wants state APC executive dissolved or he will kill *Says this is Uyo, Etiebet cannot do him anything *I’m a big boy. Etiebet has been a minister, I’ve also been a minister – Udoedehe In what seemed like a civil war, the former Minister of the Federal …

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Oro International Youth Forum Flags Off Education Enlightenment Campaign For Schools Across Oro Nation

Oro International Youth Forum Flags Off Education Enlightenment Campaign For Schools Across Oro Nation By John Ntekim – As implementation of various plans which constitute the agenda of the incumbent Executive Council of Oro International Youth Forum (ORIYF) continues, the forum has launched an education enlightenment campaign to encourage excellent …

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Fani-Kayode has continued to express his displeasure at the Appeal Court judgment which recognized Ali Modu Sheriff as the legitimate chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP. After mocking the judgment as absurd and a victory for President Muhammadu Buhari, he consequently called on the members of the party to leave …

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​ Akwa Ibom State Governor Mr Udom Emmanuel has assured residents of Ikot Ekpene metropolis of his administration’s resolve to rid the metropolis of criminal elements that have infiltrated the area and make it a safe haven for the people to live and go about their businesses. Governor Emmanuel gave …

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