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WAEC Warns Candidates, Schools & Parents Against Patronizing Fraudsters in Ongoing 2017 WASSCE

WAEC Warns Candidates, Schools & Parents Against Patronizing Fraudsters in Ongoing 2017 WASSCE

The attention of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has been drawn to the activities of some fraudulent individuals who are out to extort money from gullible candidates in the ongoing WASSCE for School Candidates by posting on their websites cloned/photoshopped images of supposedly WASSCE question papers.  The exam body strongly warns all concerned stakeholders

WAEC introduces additional diet of examination for private candidates in 2018

Foremost examination body, the West African Examination Council today said it has concluded plans to commence the conduct of an additional diet of West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates come January, 2018. The council said the decision was reached based on growing concerns among stakeholders over what they perceived as discrimination.

Benefits of financial knowledge among youth – Stanbic IBTC Bank

Nigeria’s banking industry will continue to grow in sophistication, innovation and strength as the youth demography becomes significant in driving the future of banking, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a member of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has said. Such significance will ride on the back of more enlightenment powered by such initiatives as the financial literacy

Good Parentage Still Wins: The Najeeb Tambuwal Example

By Hon Bimbo Daramola   The moral decadence in our society has been traced to several factors among which is the abdication of “home training” by parents.   From pressures of economic survival to eke out survival or socio-political demands, a lot of parents have COMPROMISED the qualitative attention that raising kids demand more than

JAMB postpones UTME 2017 exams, extends registration date

The Joint Admission and Registration Board (JAMB) has extended the registration date for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).   The board extended the deadline for sale of forms and registration for the exams from the earlier announced April 19 to May 5. Consequently, the exam body also postponed the 207 UMTE from May

JAMB To Suspend 2017 UTME Registration For 52 Hours

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in Abuja on Friday announced the suspension of registration for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination for 52 hours.   The decision was aimed at preventing any disruption during the conduct of the UTME mock examinations scheduled for Saturday, the PUNCH reports.   The examination body, which put the

Youth Empowerment: Hon Danlami Mohammed Kurfi To Purchase 150 JAMB Forms For Constituents 

A Federal lawmaker representing Dutsinma/Kurfi Federal Constituency, Hon Danlami Mohammed Kurfi has declared his intention to purchase over 150 JAMB forms for prospective students of higher institutions in his constituency for the 2017/2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UMTE) in a bid to promote education among his people. Hon Kurfi embarked on this academic empowerment initiative for

JAMB adopts e-PIN vending to prevent fraud – official

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it introduced the new e-PIN vending registration for candidates to prevent fraud in its examination. JAMB Acting Zonal Coordinator in Nasarawa State, Moses Akobu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lafia that new e-PIN was not introduced to create hardship for candidates. He

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