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LAUTECH to graduate 21,647


No fewer than 21,647 students will be conferred with degrees and prizes of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oye State, on April 24 and April 25. The Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Prof. Adeniyi Gbadegesin, made this known when he briefed newsmen on activities to mark LAUTECH 11th convocation in Ogbomoso on […]

JAMB releases UTME results, invalidates 36, 164

Prof. Dibu Ojerinde: JAMB Registrar

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said today that it has released the universities matriculation examination held nationwide on 12 April. Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, Registrar of JAMB, said 24 candidates scored 250 points and above during a news conference in Bwari, Abuja. He said 315,401 candidates scored between 170 to 199 points, while 108,488 […]

33 blind students can’t use Braille at JAMB exam

Thirty-three out of the 37 blind candidates that registered for Saturday’s 2014 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Lagos, were unable to use brailles for the examination , an official said. Alhaji Kamaldeen Oladeji, Lagos Coordinator, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) stated this in Lagos in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

21 distinct facial expressions we make

facial expressions depicting various emotions

U.S. researchers said they have identified 21 distinct facial expressions that could be used to track the origins of emotions in the human brain. Aleix Martinez, a Cognitive Scientist and Computer Engineering at Ohio State University said “for centuries, researchers believed this number may be very small, maybe six; happiness, surprise, sadness, anger, disgust and […]

Lagos Polytecnic Scraps Satellite Campuses

Dr. Abdulazeez Abioye Lawal

Sulaimon Mojeed-Sanni The Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH, would be closing all its satellite campuses across the country by 2015. This was disclosed by the Rector of the polytechnic, Dr. Abdulazeez Abioye Lawal, at the 22nd convocation ceremony of the institution held at its permanent site in Ikorodu, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria. A record 14,920 students, […]

ASUP Strike: Wike Is Distracted, Says Asomugha

National President, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP Chibuzo Asomugha, has stated that the Supervising Minister of Education, Nyeson Wike, seems to be distracted by other ‘activities’ for  neglecting the union after six month of embarking on a nationwide strike . In an exclusive chat with P.M.NEWS Campus Square, Asomugha noted that all efforts made […]

The Orator’s Last Bow

•University of Ibadan: Osundare and Ihekaibeya met here as undergraduates

(For Columbus Chukwujindu Ihekaibeya, 1942-2004) Niyi Osundare No two acts could have been more dramatic in their tragic coincidence. I was halfway through Biodun Jeyifo’s powerful elegy for Tunde Sawyer, his former classmate at the University of Ibadan (The Nation, Jan. 12), when the obituary notice of yet another highly remarkable UI alumnus popped up […]

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