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ICPC Re-Arraigns Former JAMB Registrar, Dibu Ojerinde For N5.2billion Fraud

ICPC Re-Arraigns Former JAMB Registrar, Dibu Ojerinde For N5.2billion Fraud

A former registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Dibu Ojerinde, has been rearrested by the operatives of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over the alleged N5.2 billion fraud. Recall that the ICPC arraigned Ojerinde on July 6, 2021, in a suit No. FHC/ABJ/CR/97/2021, on an 18-count charge...

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JAMB registers 92, 490 candidates for 2023 UTME

JAMB registers 92, 490 candidates for 2023 UTME

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has registered 92, 490 candidates to sit for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB said that 67, 328 candidates had so far registered to sit for its mock examination. The board made this known in its Weekly Bulletin from the Office of the Registrar on...

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Ngige, CONUA knock ASUU, union plans emergency meeting 

Ngige, CONUA knock ASUU, union plans emergency meeting 

The Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, said lack of transparency on the part of the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities made the Federal Government register rival trade unions in the university system. Speaking in his office in Abuja during the presentation of certificates of registration to...

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ASUU may sue FG over withheld salaries

ASUU may sue FG over withheld salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities may drag the Federal Government over its members’ eight months’ withheld salaries, UGAMATV has learnt. ASUU will resort to the court, it was learnt, once the government goes ahead to pay members of the parallel union, the Congress of Nigerian University Academics. Counsel for ASUU, Femi Falana, disclosed this in an...

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Nigerian Government Moves To Pay Withheld Salaries Of Lecturers Under Factional University Academic Union, CONUA 

Nigerian Government Moves To Pay Withheld Salaries Of Lecturers Under Factional University Academic Union, CONUA 

The Nigerian Government has directed university lecturers under the Congress of University (CONUA) to submit their details to the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation for the payment of their withheld salaries. This was made known in a letter dated January 13, 2023, and signed by the Director of Integrated Personnel and Payroll...

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Kwara poly disowns student who defrauded US woman

Kwara poly disowns student who defrauded US woman

The management of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, has disowned a student of the institution suspected to be an Internet fraudster, Awoleye Joshua, who lured a United States of America woman, Volapolonius Moss, to Nigeria and defrauded her. Joshua, 23, claimed that he was a Higher National Diploma student of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the...

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UBEC to strengthen early childhood education – FG

UBEC to strengthen early childhood education – FG

The Federal Government has said that Universal Basic Education will do “everything humanly possible” to strengthen early childhood education in states.  UBEC, a Federal Government agency under the Federal Ministry of Education has the mandate to formulate and coordinate all programmes related to the Universal Basic Education programme and also prescribe the minimum standards for...

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insecurity: Parents Of 11 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Resolve To Sell Belongings To Pay N100Million Ransom 18 Months After Buhari Government Failed To Rescue Victims

insecurity: Parents Of 11 Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Resolve To Sell Belongings To Pay N100Million Ransom 18 Months After Buhari Government Failed To Rescue Victims

The parents of 11 kidnapped schoolgirls abandoned by the Nigerian government in captivity have resolved to sell personal belongings to raise a ransom of N100 million demanded by terrorists to free the children. The schoolgirls have been with the bandits for about 19 months.  On June 17, 2021, some bandits attacked Federal Government College, Birnin...