JAMB clarifies criteria for varsity admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the point system copied from its website as criteria for admission into tertiary institutions in the country and currently circulating was a mere illustration. This is contained in a statement by the board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin on Sunday in Lagos. It said that […]

NECO offers last minute opportunity to pupils writing Unity Colleges examination

Lagos – Barely few hours to the second test of the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE), qualified candidates still have an opportunity to register and write the examination. Mr Gbenga Olapade, Lagos Zonal Coordinator of the National Examinations Council (NECO), organisers of the examination, made the disclosure in an interview on Friday in Lagos. The […]

How students staged violent protest against new education policy

The face-off between labour leaders and Oyo State government over new educational initiative degenerated in Ibadan on Monday June 6. Like a ragtag army, secondary school students staged violent protest in different parts of the city. The protesters shut down Ibadan metropolis for many hours as they barricaded major highways in Agodi Gate, Government Secretariat, […]

500,000 teachers’ recruitment portal crashes on day one

The recruitment of 500,000 teachers by the Federal Government might have run into a hitch as the website for the exercise crashed on Sunday following what was suspected to be massive applications by prospective candidates. The Federal Government had, last week, announced that the recruitment of the teachers would commence on Sunday, directing interested Nigerians […]


By Fodio Ahmed The Mass Communication Students’ Association, MACOSA, of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai will hold her 2016 Press Week come 11th July, 2016. Fodio gathered that, the Press Week, is a week long educative, informative and entertaining celebration of the Media industry and it’s professionals by Students of Mass Communication at IBB University […]


The Government of Republic of Uganda has entered into partnership arrangement with Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai on capacity building in organic agriculture for her agricultural extension workers and resource-poor rural farmers. The Uganda High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Nelson Ocheger made this known while he called on the Acting Governor of Niger State, Alhaji […]

‘Low student-teacher ratio improves academic achievement’

Provost of the College of Education Zuba, Abuja, Dr. Mohammed Gambo Hamza, in this interview says selling of handouts to students by lecturers has been prohibited. He also explains the merits of lower student-lecturer ratios.  There are constant complaints of overcrowding in classrooms in many higher institutions, what is the effect of student-lecturer ratio on […]