Journalists who report on water and sanitation issues in six African countries can win fully- funded study trips to major newsrooms in the United States as part of a new contest by impactAFRICA. Access to safe water across Africa is a major public health issue that is often underreported by mainstream media across Africa, despite research by agencies such as the United Nations which estimates that 300 million of the continent’s 800 million citizens live in water- scarce environments with millions dying unnecessarily from water-borne diseases. impactAFRICA will therefore sponsor three journalists to spend 10 days visiting and learning from some of the world’s top media outlets from three cities in the U.S.A. impactAFRICA is the continent’s largest fund for data-driven storytelling and is offering $500,000 in support through a series of contests this year to help boost digital journalism across the continent. Any reportage on water or sanitation issues in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania or Zambia is eligible. Stories can be on any platform and in any format, as long as they are published or broadcast in the target countries during the period March 30 to June 30, 2016. We offer $500,000 in support for pioneering data journalism and innovative reporting that tackles development issues, such as public healthcare, in six African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia. Submission deadline for round one of impactAFRICA is April 15, 2016 and the deadline for entering round two is June 30, 2016. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
Italian Government Scholarships 2016 are available for foreign citizens. General Information The scholarships are offered for the following type of courses: Undergraduate University courses (renewals only); Postgraduate University courses; Master’s Degree courses (Levels I or II); Ph.D. Courses; Specialisation Schools; Research under academic supervision; Courses of Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance (AFAM); Advanced Courses on Italian language and culture Courses for Teachers of Italian as second language. Candidates may apply for a renewal to continue or complete a multi-year course. A renewal can be granted only if the applicant has passed the exams required in the previous year. No scholarship renewals are offered for students exceeding the legal duration of the course of study. Before submitting their applications prospective applicants to Italian bursariesmust contact the university or institution in Italy where they intend to study. They are advised to be as fully informed as possible about the institution and course of study of their choice. For more information about studying in Italy check the MIUR website:http:// www.study-in-italy.it/index.html Countries, whose students may apply to Italian bursaries, appear on the Recipient Country list which can be downloaded from this web page. Check on the side bar the list of the “Special projects”, to which you can apply through specific announcements. Applicants may obtain country-specific information from the Italian diplomatic mission or Italian Cultural Institute in their country of origin, either in person or from the institutional websites. Contact details for Italian foreign missions abroad are available at Italian Embassies or Consulates Abroad Applications start March 15th 2016. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
This is the UTME 2016 Latest Updates. Prof. Dibu, Ojerinde, Registrar/Chief Executive of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has said that 15 employees of the board are currently being investigated for allegedly compromising standard in the accreditation of examination centres which resulted in the unavailability of adequate infrastructure needed for the examination. According to him, the alleged compromise, led to the technical problems encountered during the conduct of the 2016 UTME. He noted that of the affected staff are found guilt, they risk jail terms. ALSO READ: UTME 2016, JAMB BARS STUDENTS INVOLVED IN MALPRACTICE ABOUT JAMB The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) is a Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary- level institutions. University Matriculation Examination Acronym JAMB Type Internet-based. Knowledge / skills tested Academic performance in selected subjects. Purpose Admission into tertiary institution. Year started 1978 Duration 3 hours 10 minutes. Score / grade range 0 to 400 Score / grade validity 1 year Offered Once in a year Countries / regions Over 500 centres in all states of the federation Languages English Annual no. of test takers more than a million Prerequisites / eligibility criteria SSCE results or awaiting SSCE results. Scores / grades used by Over 900 universities, agencies and other institutions in Nigeria. Website www.jamb.org.ng The board conducts entrance examinations for prospective undergraduates into Nigerian universities. The board is also charged with the responsibility to administer similar examinations for applicants to Nigerian public and private monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of educations. All of these candidates must have obtained the West Africa School Certificate, now West African Examinations Council, WAEC, or its equivalent, National Examination Council (Nigeria), NECO.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Saturday identified examination malpractice as a major challenge militating against its operations in its 64 years of existence. The council’s Head of Test Administration, Mrs Frances Iweha-Onukwu, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. According to her, the scourge is a canker worm that has eaten deep in the fabric among candidates, not only in Nigeria, but also in member countries. She, however, noted that the council was gradually winning the war as it kept introducing new cutting-edge technology to stop the ugly trend. “One major challenge we are battling against, since inception, has been that of examination malpractice, but we are happy that we are winning the war. “We know that the candidates might want to beat our technology, but we will continue to make sure that we check them in any way they try,’’ she told NAN. According to Iweha- Onukwu, another major challenge is the ‘rogue website’. “Tackling ‘rogue website’ has been a serious challenge the board is facing,’’ she said. NAN reports that a rogue website is one that subverts a legitimate web site by appearing to replace it. Iweha-Onukwu said that perpetrators of such act use rogue website to distract lazy candidates, who, instead of studying hard for their examination, busy themselves logging onto the rogue website. She, however, said that many operators of the fake sites were being apprehended with the help of security agents. The official said her desire was to see the council compete favourably with international examination bodies like the Educational Testing Service (ETS) among others.
Lagos Business School Scholarship is available. To mark its 25-year anniversary, Lagos Business School will be giving away 25 short-focused programme scholarships #LBS25for25. Terms and conditions apply (read below). The scholarships being offered will be in the following courses: Programmes No Scholarships Available Programme Date April Digital Marketing 2 Apr. 11, 2016 Smart Business Decisions 2 Apr. 18, 2016 Negotiation skills & tools 2 Apr. 26, 2016 May Outstanding Customer Relationship 2 May 3, 2016 Managing Compliance & Risk 2 May 23, 2016 June Stepping up to Management 2 Jun. 28, 2016 Improving your personal effectiveness 2 Jun. 28, 2016 July Driving Strategic Innovation and Business Development 2 Jul. 4, 2016 Essentials of Sales and Marketing 2 Jul. 4, 2016 August Budget & Budgetary control 1 Aug. 22, 2016 September Building and leading the team 2 Sept. 5, 2016 Problem Solving & Decision Making 2 Sept. 19, 2016 Strategic marketing management 1 Sept. 27, 2016 October Effective project management 2 Oct. 10, 2016 TO ENTER · Like our Facebook page (LagosBusinessSchool), connect with us on LinkedIn (Lagos-Business-School), follow us on Twitter (@lbsnigeria) and on Instagram (@lbsnigeria) · Record a video (maximum 1 minute) telling the world why you want to participate in a programme at LBS. Mention the specific programme, from the list provided below, you are interested in · Upload the video to your Facebook page using the hashtag #LBS25for25; tagging the specific seminar. Sample post accompanying the video: Please like my video to enable me to win the #DigitalMarketing scholarship #LBS25for25 · Send the same video file to email@example.com. Each entry must include full name, email address and telephone number of entrant and a copy of the video recorded by that entrant · Encourage your friends to like your video · The videos with the highest number of likes will be awarded the scholarship for the selected seminar PRIZE REDEMPTION Winners will be announced on the LBS website and social media channels. They’ll also be contacted via the email addresses they provide. The notification email sent out to winners will also contain information about the programme manager whom winners will be expected to contact at least two weeks before the programme is scheduled to start. Winners will be required to fill a programme registration form, to be provided by the programme manager, and submit before the programme start date. For further enquiries send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org TERMS AND CONDITIONS – “#LBS25for25” Video Contest The rules listed below form the terms and conditions of the contest (“Contest”). This Contest is administered by Lagos Business School (LBS) under the platform of “Facebook”. You hereby declare and agree that your entry to the Contest is made by your own free will and at your own liability and expense. LBS will not be liable in any way for any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions as well as the aforesaid Facebook Terms of Service (or any subsequent terms). ELIGIBILITY 1. To qualify for participation, all entries must comply with the entry instructions as stated above. 2. The #LBS25for25 video contest is open to individuals who are business professionals or business owners between the ages of 25 to 65 years. Entrants must be the rightful owners of the Facebook accounts used to upload the videos. LBS reserves the right to verify eligibility of any potential winner. Winning a prize is contingent upon meeting all requirements set forth herein. Entrants who do not meet those requirements will be disqualified, and their submissions will be void. 3. All submissions must be received by 11:59 pm WAT on March 28, 2016. LBS will not responsible for late or unsuccessful attempts to enter. The Entrant should be able to provide upon request all third-party clearance, releases, and permissions for video submission, including releases from the entrant and any other third- party participants. Submissions must not contain material which is sexually explicit, obscene, violent, discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g. underage drinking, substance abuse, etc.) offensive, threatening, profane or harassing. Submissions must not contain any mention or performance of copyrighted media production including but not limited to music, television, books, or television programming. Submissions must not contain material that infringes on international copyright rules and regulations. Once submitted, all submissions become exclusive property of Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, and subsidiaries, in perpetuity. 4. Individuals can enter for multiple scholarships but can only win once 5. Staff of LBS are not eligible to participate, however, their family members and friends can RIGHTS IN SUBMISSIONS In consideration of Entrant’s video being reviewed and evaluated for this contest, LBS has exclusive rights to use, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete, or display any such submission, or any portion thereof, in any and all media including but not limited to all forms of internet, television, and wireless protocol. In addition, by participating in the Contest and uploading a Video, each Entrant hereby grants permission (except where prohibited by law) for LBS to use Entrant’s Video, name, likeness, voice, quotes, comments, biographical information, photograph and/or image for the purpose of advertising, trade, or promotion without further notice, permission, compensation or consideration in any and all media now known, in perpetuity, unless prohibited by law. Entrants can reach contest organisers by e-mail at email@example.com and at mailing address: Km 22 Lekki-Epe Expressway, Ajah, Lagos to request that the entrant’s name be removed from the mailing lists for the contest. EQUITABLE RELIEF Each Entrant understands, acknowledges, and agrees that LBS does not have now or in the future any duty or liability, direct or indirect, contributory, or otherwise, in regards to the infringement of protection of the copyright in and to the submission. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS A winner cannot assign or transfer the scholarship to another person. The scholarship cannot be substituted or redeemed for cash. All scholarships are subject to early registration. In the event that LBS cannot for any reason contact any winners, LBS reserves the right in its discretion to draw another winner or to determine that there shall be no winner. LBS further reserves the right to postpone and/or cancel the Contest at any time and at its own discretion with no further claim by entrants. For disqualified winners or delayed scholarship redemption, LBS may award the prize to the entrant who ranked 2nd. Winners are responsible for ensuring the relevant deadlines are met to claim their scholarships. If there’s a tie the prize will be awarded to one of the entrants at the LBS’ discretion. LBS reserves the right to select an alternative winner in the event that LBS has reasonable grounds for believing that a selected winner has contravened any of these Terms and Conditions of entry. The winners may be required to provide a written acknowledgement of acceptance of all Terms and Conditions of the Contest prior to receiving their prizes. A list of winners will be available on the LBS website. Please note that by submitting an entry, you are deemed to have agreed that if picked as a winner your name may be disclosed to any third party, by LBS, when providing a list of the names of the winners where requested. GENERAL 1. All programmes will take place at LBS campus in Ajah, Lagos and so participants outside should make necessary arrangements to attend the programme 2. Entrants may only enter the Contest online and by uploading their audiovisual recording (“Video”) in accordance with the instructions set out on Facebook (the “Site”). 3. Please note that by submitting an entry (electronically by way of uploading the Video to the Site), you are deemed to have agreed to and accepted these Terms and Conditions as well as the “Facebook Terms of Service”. 4. LBS assumes no liability for any error in transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or alteration of entries. 5. Each Video must be the original creation and work of the entrant, in its entirety. Entrants must not incorporate in any video any sample of any copyrighted materials from films, television shows, videos or any other copyrighted works. Subject to the foregoing, entrants acknowledge that all copyright and other rights in the Video will be solely and exclusively owned by LBS. 6. By entering the Contest, entrants agree that LBS and its affiliates and licensees shall have the exclusive right to use the video(s) for promotional purposes, in perpetuity throughout the world and in any and all media for no payment or other compensation whatsoever other than as contained herein. 7. By entering the Contest, entrants agree that LBS and its affiliates and licensees shall have the full right and power to edit, translate, dub or alter the entries in any way it sees fit in its sole discretion. 8. By entering the Contest, entrants agree that if an entry does not comply with the technical, artistic or legal specifications set out herein or if LBS in its sole discretion requires, LBS shall be within their rights to disqualify any such entries. Further, that LBS and its affiliates and licensees shall have no obligation to return any entries or provide explanations as to why an entry was disqualified. 9. The Winners will have provided a video(s) in accordance with the Terms and Conditions. The winners will be the Entrant who submits the video with the most likes or as determined by LBS and their affiliates in their absolute discretion while taking into consideration the following factors: a. Number of views b. Rating received 10. Winners will be obligated to give testimonials to be used for further promotions, at no additional cost to LBS, if called upon 11. The Winners will be selected after March 28, 2016 (unless LBS decides to extend the contest period). The scholarships available are as listed on the LBS website. 12. The appearance of any video(s) entry on a future release by LBS is subject to LBS’s discretion. If any video appears in any future release no payments or other compensation whatsoever will be payable to the winner or any entrant (or other third-party) in respect of that video other than as set out on the Site or herein. 13. LBS’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into. 14. LBS can accept no responsibility for entries lost, delayed, misdirected, damaged or undelivered. Incomplete and/or illegible entries will be disqualified. LBS shall not be responsible for technical errors in telecommunications networks, Internet access or otherwise, preventing entry to the Contest. 15. LBS and its licensees shall not be liable to the winners and/or their guests for any loss or damage howsoever caused (whether in contract, tort or statutory duty or otherwise) arising out of or in connection with the Contest and/or prize and the video submitted by such winners and/or their guests. By entering the Contest, entrants 16. LBS and its licensees shall not be liable for any delay in performing or partial or total failure to perform any of its obligations to the winners and/or their guests under these Contest Terms and Conditions if such delay or failure is caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control including without limitation delays, changes, disruptions, cancellations, diversions or substitutions howsoever caused, including without limitation, as a result of war, terrorist action or threatened terrorist action, strikes, hostilities, civil commotions, accidents, fire, flood or natural catastrophes or arising, without limitation, out of or in connection with the activities of third-party event organizers; For the avoidance of doubt, the affected winners and/or any guests shall be solely liable for any additional costs incurred as a result. 17. All entrants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, which may be amended or varied at any time by LBS on notice. Closing date: 28 March 2016
For those interested in International Engineering Scholarships. ASHRAE is pleased to announce the 2016/17 edition of its annual engineering scholarship program. This program was established to reduce financial burdens of engineering students at university level. ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today. ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air- Conditioning Engineers by the merger in 1959 of American Society of Heating and Air- Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) founded in 1894 and The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE) founded in 1904. The annual engineering scholarship program is in its 27th year and has awarded more than $1.5 million to over 300 applicants. The 2016/17 edition of the annual engineering scholarship program requires applicants to meet the following criteria A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 Provide a letter of recommendation & evaluation form from three individuals including a faculty adviser or professor, a current or past employer, and any other character reference Statement clearly showing financial need Other requirements and information needed can be found here and the application form can be downloaded here
An Entrepreneurship Competition is currently on by Kickstart Nigeria. ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open ONLY to Nigerians of 18 to 35 years who live or have their business within the South East region. Applicants must be at least 18 and at most 35 years with valid identification (e.g National I.D; Drivers Licence; International Passport; Voters Registration, etc) as at the last day of the application period. He or she must be willing to operate the business on a full-time basis. Have an innovative business idea in need of a startup capital. Or already have an existing small businesses needing capital to expand operations. Energetic and entrepreneurial in approach. Must be able to read and write. PROGRAMME PHASE 1. Application: Interested individuals should apply by downloading the application form here or pick up hard copies at the various designated centres and partners’ offices across the region. All forms must be filled, signed and submitted at the following centres: Intafact Beverages Limited, SABMiller Drive, Habour Industrial Layout, Bridge Head, Onitsha. Ugo-Multiple International Nig Limited. 47, Egbu Road, Owerri, Imo State. Phocles Nigeria Ltd.4th Avenue, Secretariat Quarters, Asata by Oloko Gate Bus Stop, Ogui Road, Enugu State. Scanned copies of completed forms can also be submitted online: firstname.lastname@example.org Basic requirements are contained in the application section . 2. Short listing: A number of top entries will be selected based on the merit and quality of their business case by a team of seasoned judges. Each form will be scored against the “Screening Sheet”. The sheet will be used to grade and rank all submitted application form, the score gotten from the submission will be debated upon by the judges to ensure alignment and common ratings. For clarity of purpose and fairness to all applicants, the Screening sheet is an internal document. Scores are not shared externally. 3. Training programme: Successful applicants will then undergo an intensive business training sessions for two (2) weeks. The modules for the training will include: Human Resources Business Plan Writing Book Keeping Income Statements At the end of the training, applicants will be given one month to write the final competing business plan which will be submitted in person at the Head Office in Onitsha. 4. Final Selection: Each judge is given a copy of each submission document for review. Judges convene to interview applicants on their business plans. Business plan and interviews for each applicant are rated and scores aggregated to determine winners (Kickstarters). The outcome of the judges’ decision remains confidential until the awards night. The decision of the judges is final and cannot be contested. 5. Kickstart Awards: This will take a form of a grand event and winners will be announced and presented with their prizes. It will be a high profile event with government functionaries and business persons in attendance. 6. Mentoring & Monitoring: The awardees will have access to carefully selected expert assistance through mentorship and coaching for the period of a year. The Kickstarters are under the obligation to observe and implement the advice as tendered by the mentors. There will be monthly update on the progress made and business performance which will be shared with the Foundation and Intafact Management.
Russian Government Scholarships are currently on. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation offers Government scholarships for international students. Scholarships are available for bachelor, masters, postgraduate and postgraduate medical studies (internship, clinical residency). Higher education overseas offers an opportunity for growth and development that only a few other experiences can provide so intensely. Russia, having the highest literacy rate in the world (99,6%), is rightly proud of having one of the best education systems in the world. Studies in Russian universities are carried out in Russian language. Knowledge of Russian language is essential for international students in Russia. Course Level: Scholarships are available for bachelor, masters, postgraduate and postgraduate medical studies (internship, clinical residency). Study Subject(s): Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education. Scholarship Award: The study of foreign citizens at Russian state universities is up to 80% subsidized by the Government of Russia, making it affordable (the average cost of an academic year, including accommodation in a student hostel, is 2500-4000 USD). Life and health insurance is obligatory for any foreign citizen arriving to the Russian Federation for studies. The cost of life and health insurance amounts from 160 USD to 250 USD for one year and depends on the chosen program of insurance. Scholarship can be taken at: Russia Eligibility:-Foreign citizens with insufficient knowledge of Russian have a right for education at pre-university preparatory departments and faculties of educational establishments on supplementary comprehensive programs. -Candidates for training in areas of training (specialties) of “Art and Culture” must pass additional entrance examinations creative direction directly in the educational organization, which he plans to do. In this case, the specific duration of the additional entrance examinations creative direction established educational organization in the period from June 1 to August 1. Educational Institutions of Higher Education Ministry of Culture of Russia implement educational programs post-graduate studies. These programs are aimed at providing training and creative pedagogical personnel of higher qualification in the creative and performing arts majors in and are dedicated to teaching the most talented young people with education is not lower than higher education (specialty or MSc) in the field of arts. Training for these programs is carried out in full-time education. Nationality: International students can apply for the scholarships. College Admission Requirement Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have document of complete secondary education for bachelor degree programme, Bachelor’s degree or a Specialist’s degree for masters degree programme, Master’s degree (with the course duration not less than 2 years) or a “Specialist’s degree” with the course duration not less than 5 years for Postgraduate and degree of higher medical /dental/ pharmaceutical education for postgraduate medical studies (internship, clinical residency). Test Requirement: No English Language Requirements: Studies in Russian universities are carried out in Russian language. In some specialties the training is also delivered in English (about 20 specialties) and French (general medicine, pharmacy). Candidates choosing the training in English or French must have an interview to check their language competency upon arrival. The results of international language tests (e.g., IELTS, TOEFL, CAE, DALF, TCF etc.) are not required. Irrespective of medium of instruction, a Russian language course is an integral and important part of the curriculum. Knowledge of Russian language is essential for international students in Russia for everyday life, communication in and outside the university, and for comprehensive use of the millions of pieces of educational literature available throughout the whole period of study. International Scholarships Supporting Material: Required documents are: –Application form (given by the RACUS representative in your country); -Copy of your passport (pages with the photo, date of birth and passport expiry date); –Certificate of complete higher secondary education with academic transcript for undergraduate programs / higher education degree with academic transcript for postgraduate programs. How to Apply: The mode of applying is by online. Online Application Application Deadline: Applications for study on a foundation course are accepted from 1st March until 1st October and for main courses (first and subsequent years) are accepted from 1st March until 15th August of each year for passport-holders of visa-free countries and from 1st March until 15th July for passport holders of countries requiring a visa.
A Communications Intern is needed at PSI. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status. Description General Communications Intern, External Relations & Communications External Relations & Communications Based in Washington, D.C. Reports to the ERC Assistant Who we are We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing. There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job. Join us! PSI’s External Relations & Communications department is looking for someone with a global health and/or communications background to serve as an General Communications Intern, External Relations & Communications starting in April 2016. This position is paid and part-time (20 hours a week) for 6 months. We’re a fun, dynamic department that values our interns as integrated members of our team. Previous interns have gone on to work for the State department, The White House, other NGOs, or even stayed on to become part of the PSI family! This is a perfect position for an undergraduate student to learn the inner workings of a communications team and put his or her passion for global health and international development to work. Sound like you? Read on. Your contribution Communications: providing various departments with photos by searching PSI’s photo database upon request, supporting PSI’s social media strategy, compiling weekly and monthly data reports, monitoring of media mentions and media measurement, assisting with maintenance of PSI’s website, and occasionally writing content or assisting with publications such as fact sheets, case studies, pulse.psi.org and psiimpact.com. Impact Magazine: general research for current and upcoming issues of Impact Magazine, assistance in maintaining online version of the magazine, occasional editing, help with maintenance of distribution list, Impact mailing and distribution to country offices and Capitol Hill Executive Support: briefing materials support for PSI ambassadors, support for talking points and messaging development General Administrative duties: taking meeting minutes, assisting with logistics regarding travel, internal and external PSI meetings, conference calls, and maintaining stock of PSI branded materials. What are we looking for? The basics Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in relevant field (i.e. PR, Communications, English) Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills Collaborative and eager working style Superior organizational skills and attention to detail; Understanding of and experience with social and digital media (Facebook, Twitter, blogging) References will be required. Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position. What would get us excited? An eye for finding human-interest stories Photo and video editing experience preferred STATUS Non-Exempt Please submit a well written cover letter and impeccable resume.
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KAduna State University KASU has made a shocking announcement. This is to inform the general public and prospective candidates that Kaduna State University will not admit candidates for the MBBS Programme for 2016/2917 academic session. Candidates who chose the MBBS programme of Kaduna State University for 2016/2017 academic session in 2916 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are advised to explore the window for change of course and institution through the joint Admissions and matriculation Board (JAMB) which is ongoing. However, candidates who are still interested in studying in Kaduna State University would be considered for placement into other suitable courses. Signed: Registrar. ABOUT KASU The Kaduna State University was established under the Kaduna State law promulgated in May 2004. The promulgation followed the observed need of boosting higher education in both the northern and the southern parts of the state. Consequently, two campuses were approved, one in Kaduna and the other in Kafanchan.The Kaduna campus took off first, running basic degree programmes. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, the then Executive Governor of Kaduna State and Visitor to the University, appointed Professor Idris Abdulkadir to be the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council while ProfessorAbubakar Sani Sambo was appointed the first Vice- Chancellor. Professor Aminu S. Mikailu, took over from Prof. Sambo as second Vice- Chancellor of the University when the latter was appointed by the Federal Government to head the Nigerian Energy’s Commission.Professor E.M. Abdurrahman later took over as the third VC before Professor W.B Quirix.
According to a good source, Conoil Nigeria is Recruiting for the following Positions: Supervisors Station Attendant Station C0ordinators Conoil Nigeria Plc, Nigeria’s largest indigenous petroleum products marketer is looking for a highly strategic and analytic individual with an extensive technological background who will plan, coordinate, direct, and design IT-related activities for the organization. In the course of duty the individual would be reporting directly to the Managing Director and would also work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. The individual would be responsible for defining and implementing the company’s IT policies and procedures, in accordance with best practices. Job Position: IT Manager Duties & Responsibilities: * Benchmark, analyze, report and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems in order to increase productivity and profit * Manage financial aspects of the Department, including purchasing, budgeting and budget review * Develop business case justifications and cost/ benefit analysis for IT spending and initiatives * Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and service provision * Negotiate and administer vendor outsourcing, consultant contracts and service agreements * Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software and peripherals * Work with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations * Review all technical documentation for both baseline and custom functionality in all hardware and software systems. TO APPLY. Visit the Conoil Orimolade branch, Agege, Lagos with your CV.
FUPRE Announces its MAtriculation. This is to inform the public that the Matriculation Ceremony of the Federal University of petroleum resources Effrun for the 2015/2016 academic session comes up March 21st, 2016. In view of this, all matriculating student are advised to print a Remita for there Matric gown which costs 1000 Naira You all are invited. ABOUT FUPRE The Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE), Delta State, Nigeria was established in March 2007 under a Federal Government of Nigeria initiative to build a specialized University to produce unique high level manpower and relevant expertise for the Oil & Gas sector in Nigeria and worldwide. At first, it occupied the PTI Conference centre, Effurun Delta state, which is few kilometres away from the permanent site. The new site covered large hectares of land generously leased by the chiefs and people of Uviwe kingdom. FUPRE is the first of its kind in Africa and it is destined to be the premier international institution-of-choice with the state- of-the-art facilities to provide the petroleum and allied sectors, world class education, training, research, consultancy and extension services. FUPRE organise its academic activities along college lines. Under this arrangement, related Departments are grouped to form a College without an intervening tier of faculties. Colleges are by no means self-sufficient as the University encourage inter-disciplinary approach to all its teaching and research activities. Below are the two Colleges present: College of Science College of Technology The foundational College of the University was College of science with 113 foundation students. The foundation students began their courses at FUPRE, on May, 2007. The College not only enrols its own students but serves as support for other colleges to be established. The General Studies and Entrepreneurship Unit was also established in the College to coordinate all programmes of the University aiming at producing rounded graduates with entrepreneurial skills. The first SOD turning at the permanent site of the University, took place on 10 March, 2010.
Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka has disclosed that 80 students were expelled from the institution for poor academic performance. Olayinka made this known during the matriculation ceremony for 4008 students for the 2015/ 2016 session which took place on Thursday, March 17, 2016. Twenty eight of the expelled students came from the sciences, while 20 came from Agriculture and Forestry department. Arts produced 13 of them, Basic Medical Sciences 1, Public Health 1, Social Sciences 6, Education 4, Technology 5, and Veterinary Medicine 2. Olayinka also listed other reasons students might be dismissed for studying in the school. READ: Students protest over lack of power, water “Any of the under-listed is a criminal offence whichmust be referred to the Police: fraud, theft, burglary, assault occasioning bodily harm, murder, membership of a secret cult inside or outside campus, possession of fire-arms, arson, rape, possession and/or use of hard drug and drug trafficking and other criminal offences,” he said. He also urged students to face their studies, saying: “Let me inform you that at the University of Ibadan, we do not tell students what to think. You have to learn to think for yourselves. Our teaching is designed to produce intellectual self- reliance-to teach you how to learn and how to take charge of your thinking. We encourage you to be independent in your judgment and critical in your analysis. We work to help you develop these skills here at UI, and we hope you will retain them for life. They will continue to serve you as you experience a world that is constantly and rapidly changing. I, therefore, want to charge you not to restrict yourselves to your field of study alone so as to profit maximally from the numerous activities that will be presented to you throughout the duration of your course in the university.” He warned the students to comport themselves in a manner that is befitting of an undergraduate student and or new postgraduate student of this premier institution, as the university would not tolerate any act of “hooliganism and wanton destruction of properties – all in the name of students’ demonstration, indecent dressing, prostitution and or any other social vices.”
This was the announcement made for 2017 Scholarship at Madina Institute, South Africa. In its 2nd year of running the scholarship scheme, MPAC is seeking applications from interested and qualified candidates (male and female) into the prestigious Madina Institute of South Africa ( www.madinainstitute.org.za). The scholarship will be a one year intensive in Ūşūl- ud-Dīn for suitably qualified Nigerian students who already have a general degree (or equivalent), in any subject. Madina Institute offers this ground-breaking, one year intensive Ūşūl- ud-Dīn (Foundational Scholarship of Islamic Sciences) programme to develop leaders who are schooled in the five foundational sciences of our Dīn. • Qur’anic Sciences (‘Ulūm-ul-Qur’an) • Sunnah Sciences (‘Ulūm -ul-Hadῑth, Sῑrah, Shamā’il) • Jurisprudential Science and its Foundation in the four Madhāhib/Schools of Thought (‘Ulūm- ul-Fiqh wal Uşūl) • Islamic Creed, Philosophy and Logic (Imāniyyāt /‘Ilm-ul-Aqīdah wal Mantiq) • Spiritual Sciences and Purification of the heart (‘Ilm-u-Tazkiyah wal Ihsān) There will also be a daily Intensive in the Arabic language to enable students negotiate classical texts (‘Al-Lughāt-ul-Arabiyyah) MPAC is providing these scholarship positions to enable the graduates of the programme to become well-rounded positive contributors to the Nigerian society, and world at large. If you are already working and wish to take a year break to study the Dīn, or you wish to spend a year on this interesting journey before starting a career, please email your CV to email@example.com with a brief introduction of yourself and why you want the study. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews. Application closes on 25/03/2016, in shaa Allah.
s Frustrate Students 22 mins ago • by Chika Jones • Add Comment • 21 Views 5 Ways Nigerian Lecturers Frustrate Students For the average Nigerian student, the fear of lecturers is the beginning of wisdom. This is especially true for those students in Federal or State institutions. Most lecturers are a law onto themselves and it is either you bend to their demands or you find yourself battling major issues during your stay in the tertiary institution. What are some ways, lecturers frustrate us as students? 1. Some lecturers will tell you that no matter what you write, you cannot make the A grade in their course. They will say it with so much pride, you will wonder if there is any need to even study hard for the course. And when your friends are reading, you will be like… WHY DO I BOTHER? 2. Other lecturers will force you to buy handouts and textbooks. This is even more frustrating, because the textbooks are usually copied directly from Google and then bound. No research whatsoever. The printing is usually quite poor, and you will see a lecturer selling a textbook of about 150 pages for 2,500. But no textbook, no good grade, so you buy it and be like…… ITS NOT YOUR FAULT, ITS BECAUSE I CAME TO UNIVERSITY 3. Then there are those lecturers who live for the money. No matter what you write in your exam or tests, they will always give you a C. Unless you bribe them. Those type of lecturers are frustrating because, only dumb students that pay bribes, pass their courses. Yet, when they come to teach in class, they will be the same ones preaching about God. You will just be looking at them like….. IS IT NOT THIS MAN THAT LIKES BRIBE? 4. Then those lecturers that mess with your life, by giving you Area of Concentration (AOC). You will be in class, reading very part of the course, then they will walk in and give AOC. You will focus on the AOC, only to enter the exam hall and see something entirely different. So you are just in the hall like…………… BUT THIS LECTURER IS A BASTARD SHA…. 5. Lastly, those lecturers that will give you 1+1 in the class and 2+2 in the test, then on exam day: If Mikel Obi hits the ball with his right foot into the net at Stamford Bridge on a hot afternoon, what is the circumference of the sun and the relationship of the heat emanating from it. You will enter the exam hall and when question papers are shared, you will be like….. I AM DEAD, WHAT IS ALL THIS? Do you know any other way, lecturers frustrate? Let us know in the comment box.
Nigeria Police Academy Recruitment has been announced. This is to inform the general public that the sale of online application forms for admission into the 4th Regular Course of degree programme of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, will commence on Wednesday 16th March, 2016 and end on Friday the 17th June, 2016. Admission into the Academy is open to both male and female Nigerians of good character. METHOD OF APPLICATION 2. Interested Applicants are advised to go to the Nigeria Police Academy’s Website:www.polac.edu.ng in order to obtain or generate Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) Code. The RRR code obtained can be used to make payment of N3,000.00 through any commercial Bank Branch in Nigeria. Applicants must, in addition, apply through the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board as well as sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Candidates need not select the Police Academy as a university of choice in the JAMB form. However, only candidates who obtained the minimum UTME scores which is to be determined by JAMB and purchased the Academy online application form; will be eligible to sit for the Nigeria Police Academy Selection Examination. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS 3. Applications are to be submitted online. On submission of the applications, candidates are required to download Acknowledgement Form. Candidates who obtained the minimum national cut-off marks or above, will be enabled to download and print their examination cards. COURSES OF STUDY 4. Courses leading to Bachelor’s degrees in the following disciplines are available in the Academy: a. FACULTY OF HUMANITIES. BA in: English Nigerian Languages & Linguistics History & International Studies b. FACULTY OF LAW: LLB c. FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES: BSc in: Accounting Economics Management Sciences Political Science Psychology Sociology d. FACULTY OF SCIENCE: BSc in: Biochemistry Biological Sciences Chemistry Computer Science Forensic Science Mathematics Physics ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 5. The following are the admission requirements: a. Candidates seeking admission into the Academy must be Nigerian citizens and must be between 17 and 22 years of age, and must have a height of not less than 1.67 Metres (5 Feet 6 Inches) if male, and 1.62 Metres (5 Feet 4 Inches) if female. In addition, male candidates must have an expanded chest size of not less than 91cm (36 Inches). All candidates must be free from any physical deformity or mental disability. b. Candidates must have obtained a minimum of SIX (6) credits at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), the National Examinations Council (NECO) or the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) at not more than 2 sittings and including a credit pass in English Language and Mathematics as well as subjects relevant to the candidate’s chosen course of study in the Academy. c. Candidates must also obtain satisfactory scores in both the written examination and the interview and must pass physical and psychological tests of fitness. d. SSCE STATEMENT OF RESULTS OR CERTIFICATES RELATING TO EXAMINATIONS TAKEN BEFORE 2012 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. SELECTION EXAMINATION DATE, CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS 6. The Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil Selection Examination, may be Computer Based Test (CBT) or Pencil and Paper. The examination shall comprise of a General Paper (Section A) which is compulsory for all candidates. It will cover areas such as general knowledge and current affairs, English Language and Mathematics. Other sections are to be selected according candidate’s Faculty of choice. It will be conducted on Saturday the 16th July, 2016. Only candidates who obtained the minimum national cut-off marks or above will be eligible to sit for the Nigeria Police Academy Selection Examination at 12 designated Centres. The list of Centres is in the Academy Website. Eligible candidates are to bring along to the examination venue their Acknowledgement Form, Examination Card, JAMB Result Slip and two Postcard size photographs (3.5×5 Inches) which should show only from the chest upwards. At the back of each of the two Postcard size photographs, the candidates must write their name, State of origin, examination centre and signature. 7. Only candidates who are successful in the Selection Examination will be invited for the Nigeria Police Academy Selection Board Interview. The list of successful candidates will be published on our website and in some national newspapers. NATURE AND DURATION OF COURSE 8. Candidates admitted into the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil degree course will undergo a combined academic and Police training for a minimum period of Five (5) Years leading to Bachelor’s degrees and commission into the Nigeria Police Force as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP). POLAC EXAM CENTRES LIST OF EXAMINATION CENTRES 1. Kano – Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil 2. Kaduna – Police College, Kaduna 3. Enugu – Police Detective College, Enugu 4. Abuja – National Universities Commission, Auditorium 5. Minna – Police Secondary School, Minna 6. Jos – Police Staff College, Jos 7. Bauchi – Police Training School, Bauchi 8. Maiduguri – Police College, Maiduguri 9. Lagos – Police College, Ikeja 10.Ibadan – Police Training School, Ibadan 11.Port Harcourt – Police Secondary School, Port Harcourt 12.Owerri – Police College, Owerri SELECTION EXAMINATION COURSES SELECTION EXAMINATION 1. The name of the examination should continue as SELECTION EXAMINATION. 2. The Examination shall assume the following pattern: i. SELECTION A: General paper – compulsory for all candidates (Weighting, 40%). Other sections, (only one section to be answered by candidates based on Faculty of choice (weighting 60%). GENERAL PAPER AND ANY OF THE FOLLOWING 3 SUBJECTS ii. SECTION B: FACULTY OF HUMANITIES: Government/History Economics Literature in English iii. SECTION C: FACULTY OF LAW History/Government IRS/CRS Literature in English iv. SECTION D: FACULTY OF SCIENCE: Biology Chemistry Physics v. SECTION E: FACULTY OF SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES: Government Economics Principle of Accounts/Commerce
2016/2017 Complete WAEC Time Table Now Available Tuesday 5th April. 2016 NIGERIAN LANGUAGE IGBO (OBJ & ESSAY ) 9:30AM - 12:30PM YORUBA (OBJ & ESSAY ) 9:30AM - 12:30PM HAUSA (OBJ & ESSAY ) 9:30AM - 12:30PM ============================== Tuesday 5th April. 2016 CIVIC EDUCATION (OBJ & ESSAY ) 2PM - 5PM ================================= Wednesday 6th April 2016 PHYSICS PRACTICAL 9:30AM - 12:15PM ================================= Thursday 7th April 2016 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH (OBJ ) 9:30AM - 10:45AM LITERATURE IN ENGLISH (PROSE ) 10:45AM - 11:45AM ================================= Thursday 7th April 2016 GEOGRAPHY (OBJ & ESSAY ) 2PM - 5PM ================================= Tuesday 12th April 2016 PHYSICS (OBJ & ESSAY) 9:30AM - 12:15PM ===================== Tuesday 12th April 2016 GEOGRAPHY 3 ( PRACTICALand PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY ) 2PM - 3:50PM ================================= Wednessday 13th April 2016 CHEMISTRY PRATICAL 9:30AM - 11:30AM ================================= Thursday 14th April 2016 GOVERMENT (OBJ & ESSAY ) 9:30AM - 12:30PM ================================= Friday 15th April 2016 ENGLISH LANGUAGE (ESSAY) 9:30AM - 11:30AM ENGLISH LANGUAGE (OBJ) 11:30AM - 12:30PM ENGLISH LANGUAGE (TEST OF ORAL ) 3PM - 3:45PM ================================= Monday 18th April 2016 CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES ( OBJ & ESSAY) 9:30AM - 12:30PM ======================== ISLAMIC STUDIES ( OBJ & ESSAY ) 9:30AM - 12:30PM ================================= Monday 18th April 2016 CHEMISTRY(OBJ & ESSAY) 2PM - 4:50PM ================================= Tuesday 19th April 2016 FINACIAL ACCOUNTING ( OBJ & ESSAY ) 9:30AM - 1PM ======================= Tuesday 19th April 2016 BIOLOGY (OBJ & ESSAY ) 2PM - 4:30PM ================================= Wednessday 20th April 2016 AGRIC PRACTICAL 9:30AM - 11AM =============================== Thursday 21st April 2016 GENERAL MATHEMATICS (ESSAY) 9:30 AM -12PM MATHEMATICS (OBJ) 2PM - 3:30PM ============================= Friday 22nd April 2016 ECONOMIES (OBJ & ESSAY) 9:30AM - 12:30PM ========================== Monday 25th April 2016 BOOK KEEPING PAPER III&II (OBJ & ESSAY) 9:30AM - 12:20PM ================================= Tuesday 26th April 2016 BIOLOGY PRATICAL 9:30AM - 11:30AM ================================= Tuesday 26th April 2016 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH (DRAMA& POETRY) 2PM - 4:30PM ========================= Thursday 28th April 2016 OFFICE PRACTICE ( EASSY & OBJ ) 2PM - 5PM ============================== Friday 29th April 2016 AGRICULTURA SCIENCE ( OBJ & ESSAY ) 9:30AM - 12:30PM ================================ Tuesday 3rd May 2016 COMMERCE (OBJ & ESSAY) 2PM - 4:50PM ================================= Friday 6th May 2016 MARKETING ( OBJ & EASSY ) 9:30AM - 12PM =============================== Friday 13th May 2016 FURTHER MATHEMATICS ( ESSAY ) 9:30AM -12PM FURTHER MATHEMATICS ( OBJ ) 3:30PM - 5PM =================================
This to inform all NOUN Students that, the Course/Exam Registration date has been shifted to March 23rd 2016 Thank you. Students are advised to ensure they register before the stated deadline. JAMB Change of Course or Institution 2016/2017 has begun. Click here to Apply ALSO READ: FULL LIST OF COURSES FOR NOUN ABOUT NOUN National Open University of Nigeria TMA & Login Portal National Open University of Nigeria TMA Portal where you can log in and get detailed information on the NOUN’s Tutor- Marked Assignment is located at http:// tma.noun.edu.ng/. You will be required to login to the portal with your Matric Number and Password. There is Tutor-Marked Assignment (TMA) at the end of each unit and you are to submit the four. Each of them is 10%. As soon as you complete your assignment, send it immediately to the tutor. The best three (3) will be selected for continuous assessment purpose. To check the list, go to the National Open University of Nigeria TMA courses webpage at http://tma.noun.edu.ng/ ShowAllTMACourses.aspx. If any of the courses you registered for is missing from the list, type the course code in the box on the page and click Add button. Only course/exam registered courses can be added, you may have to first registered for course/exams before using this feature Other things you can do on the national open university of nigeria tma portal are checking of result, checking of pending TMA Courses and getting help. You can do these things by clicking on the TMA.
This is to inform 2015/2016 aspirants of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) that the supplementary admission list has been released. To check your result, visit http:// www.yabatech.edu.ng/admissionstatus/ applicantLogin.aspx -Enter your application number in the space provided. -Click on “Login” and proceed to view your admission details. JAMB Change of Course or Institution 2016/2017 has begun. Click here to Apply ABOUT YABATECH Yaba College of Technology is structured into eight schools and thirty-four academic departments with a total of sixty-four accredited programmes, which cut across the ND, HND and Post-HND Levels. The college also offers certificate courses. YABATECH as the college is popularly called also offers B.Sc (Ed) courses in Technical and Vocational Education and Post Graduates Diploma in Engineering. The two programmes are run in conjunction with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Federal University of Technology, Akure, respectively. The present student population is about 15,000, while the total staff strength is about 1,600. The 21st century poses many challenges to all human endeavours. Institutions of higher learning, particularly technology-oriented institutions, are faced with the challenges of meeting the human resources demands of this age of technological explosion. Thus, Yaba College of Technology has found it necessary to re-position itself to meet these challenges. In this regard, it is our abiding vision to be the leading higher institution in Nigeria, in providing first rate academic, professional and entrepreneurial education for the purpose of making a positive impact in the technological and socio-economic development of the country. Towards, the actualization of this, the college has set for itself, the mission of producing knowledgeable and innovative graduates, worthy in skill and character through effective teaching and research for technological advancement of Nigeria. Yaba College of Technology is the first higher institution in Nigeria to establish a full-fledged centre for Entrepreneurship Development, with strong linkages with the world of commerce and industry. The centre offers compulsory courses which must be taken by all students throughout their stay in the college. There is a Quality Assurance Unit in the college which aims at bringing the concept of quality control and assurance in academic service delivery to the consciousness of both staff and students. The unit was established because of the college management’s belief that every aspect of academic activity must be measured to standards comparable to the best in the world. There is also the Applied Research and Technology Innovation (ARTI) Unit. This unit was established to promote research and linkages with relevant private sector organizations, particularly macro, small and medium enterprises for the exploitation and use of research for development. ARTI also assists to promote linkages between students of Yabatech and students of other institutions especially in the area of research. From inception to date Yaba College of Technology has continued to provide enabling environment for the achievement of academic excellence. The lecture rooms and laboratories are well equipped. Free medical service is provided at the Medical centre, which is open round the clock, sports facilities are also provided and student’s are encouraged to participate in sports, which is a positive way of channeling youthful energy. The college is acknowledged for its sporting process, having won the Nigerian Polytechnic Games a record five times out of sixteen editions of the competition. The college has a second campus at Epe. The campus is presently home to the Department of Agricultural Technology and Michael Otedola Information and Communication Centre.
News has it that NUC Increases Medicine Course Duration. The National Universities Commission has declared that any student who wants to study medicine will henceforth spend a minimum of 10 years in the university. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Julius Okojie made the declaration in a lecture delivered at the maiden matriculation and inauguration of the University of Medical Science, Ondo, Ondo State. In a lecture titled : Development of Medical Education : Prospects and Challenges‘, Okojie, who was represented by the Deputy Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Chiedu Mafiana, said the development was imperative in order to enable the students mature psychologically for the profession. He said the 2015 document for the training of medical students made provision for students to spend the first four years in studying basic sciences in university after which they would proceed to the medical school to spend another seven years. Stressing the need for adequate funding of medical training and practice, the NUC Executive Secretary admonished the management of the institution to ensure that the money earmarked for the development of the institution was used for the purpose it was meant. The Visitor of the school and Ondo a State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, in his speech said the university was expected to leverage on the benefits of the medical complex around the institution to advance efforts in medical research and training. He expressed optimism that the institution would be a leading internationally-recognised platform for raising crops of professionally- competent individuals in the various disciplines of the health care industry. “It is our hope and belief that it will provide sound scientific, technological and professional training to address identified health needs and problems, solve them within the context of community and national needs and sustainable development,” Mimiko said. In his address, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Friday Okonofua, said the that the university would achieve the objectives for which it was established, appealing to all well- meaning Nigerians to render assistance to the varsity by contributing to the ‘Friends of UNIMED Funds’ initiatives which was targeted at raising N1billion for the school . He lauded the initiative of the Ondo State government for the establishment of the university describing it as the most creative and innovative idea that has taken place in the development of tertiary education in the country.
JAMB 2016 cut-off marks. As most candidates have seen their 2016 UTME results/scores the questions in the mouth of many is, “what is the cut-off mark of my selected institutions”? As usual we are here with the answer to your question. Please note that these cut-offs are subject to change by the individual institutions, depending on the performance of students that selected them. It is important you determine the cut-off mark of your institution of choice and other institutions as this will enable you make the critical decision about applying for change of course or/and institution. If you would like to know about change of course and institution click here to read more However, these cut-off marks are subject to change once the different institutions release their Post UTME procedures. Meanwhile, candidates are advised to get their original JAMB result slips (The one that bears your passport photograph). This document is the only official UTME result recognized during admission processing. If you want to get yours now, click here Below is a list of Cut-off marks that will enable you sit for the post-UTME examination in various institutions across the country. List of Schools and their UTME Cut-off Marks TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS CUT OFF MARKS Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU) 180 Adekunle Ajasin University Anyingba (AAUA) 180 Abia state polytechnic (AbiaPoly) 150 Abia State University Uturu (ABSU) 180 Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria 180 Afe Babalola University Ado- Ekiti (ABUAD) 180 Akwa-Ibom State University (AKSU) 180 Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education 180 Anambra State University Uli (ANSU) 180 Auchi Polytrchnic between 150, 160 and 180 depending on the course Benson Idahosa University 180 Bauchi State University 180 Bells University of Technology, Ota 180 Bowen University 180 Benue State University 180, Medicine 200 Bayero University Kano 180 covenant university 180 Cross River University (CRUTECH) 180 Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU) 180 Delta State Polytechnic, Otefe 150 Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashiuku 150 Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro 150 Dental School Enugu 150 Ebonyi State University (EBSU) 180 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU) 180 (as at 2014/2015) Enugu State University of Science Technology (ESUT) 180 Federal Polytechnic Nekede 150 Federal Polytechnic Ado- Ekiti 170 Federal Polytechnic, Bida 150 Federal Poly Ede 150 Federal Polytechnic Idah 150 Federal polytechnic Ilaro 150 Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa 150 Federal Polytechnic Offa 150 Federal Polytechnic Oko 150 FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRIC MAKURDI 180 Federal University Dutse 180 Federal University Dutsin- Ma, Katsina 180 Federal University Kashere (FUKASHERE) 180 Federal University Lafia FULAFIA 180 Federal University Lokoja FULOKOJA 180 Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) 200 (as at 2014/2015) Federal University Ndufu- Alike FUNAI 180 Federal University Otuoke 180 Federal University Oye- Ekiti FUOYE 180 Federal University of Petroleum Resources FUPRE 180 Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) 200 Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMINNA) – 180 for School Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology, Animal Production, Crop Production, Food Science and Nutrition, Horticulture, Soil Science,Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology)– 210 for School ofEngineering and Engineering Technology (Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) –180 for school ofEntrepreneurship and Management Technology (Entrepreneurship and Business Studies, Project Management Technology, Transport Management Technology)–School of Environmental Technology: 220 for Architecture,185 for Estate Management, 180for Building Technology, Surveying and Geo- informatics, Urban and Regional Planning, Quantity Surveying – School of Information and Communication Technology: 210 for Computer Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, 200 for Computer Science, Cyber Security Science, Information and Media Technology– School of Natural and Applied Sciences: 200 for Biochemistry, Microbiology, 180 for Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geography, Physics, Mathematics/ Statistics, Geology – 180 for School of Technology Education (Industrial and Technology Education, Mathematics Education, Physics Education, Geography Education, Biology Education, Chemistry Education, Library Information Technology) Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) 180 Federal University Wukari 180 Gombe State University 180 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University IBBU –180 for Sci, Agric, Languages, Edu & Arts. – 190 for Management & Social Sci. Igbinedion University Okada 180 Imo State Polytechnic 150 Imo State University (IMSU) 180 Institute of Management and Technology IMT 150 Kaduna Polytechnic 150 Kaduna State University (KASU) 180 kogi state polytechnic 150 Kogi State University (KSU) 180 Kebbi State University of Science and Technology 180 Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) 180 Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin 150 Kwara State University (KWASU) 180 Lagos polytechnic 150 Lagos State University 180 Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) 200 Madonna University Okija 180 Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH) 180 Moshood Abiola Polytechnic 150 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike 180 Nasarawa State University, Keffi 180 Niger state Polytechnic Zungeru 150 Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU/ UNIZIK) 180 Obafemi Awolowo University 200 Olabisi Onabanjo University OOU 180 Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) 180 Osun State University (UNIOSUN) 180 – Genereal. 200 for� Accounting, Economics, Political Science and Law. Osun State Polytechnic, Iree 150 Polytechnic Ibadan 150 Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUS T) 180 Rivers State Polytechnic 150 TAI Solarin University of Education (TASUED) 180 Umaru Musa Yaradua University 180 Usman Danfodio University Sokoto UDUSOK 180 University of Abuja 180 University of Benin (UNIBEN) 200 University of Calabar 200 and above for Medicine/Surgery and Law and 180 (for every other course). University of Ibadan 200 University of Jos 180 University of Lagos (UNILAG) 200 University of Ilorin (Unilorin) 180 however this depends on the course. For list of courses and their Cut off marks in UNILORIN,click here University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) 180 University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) 180 University of Uyo (UNIUYO) 180 University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) 180 Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) 150 Yobe State University (YSU) 180 Yobe State University (YSU) 180 The cut-off marks for all colleges of education stands at 150 for NCE and for those that offer degree prgrammes the cut off mark is 180
When it comes to being good in bed, not a lot of guys know what to do the right way. This is why 100 women, ages 19 to 50, reveal what actually makes a man good sex partner. So learn how to make love like a champ and have a very happy life (that will hopefully lead to a happy wife). Engage in foreplay. A whopping 86 percent of women said it’s very important that man engaged in foreplay. So stop skipping this step! “Go down on us.” You guys do it infrequently. Which is unfortunate, because women actually want you to: 82 percent of respondents said it’s very important. Be in good physical shape. 90 percent of women said it’s very important that you have enough stamina and energy to not get tired too easily in bed. But “good physical shape” doesn’t mean that you need to have a six-pack.
Nobody enjoys the hassle and stress that’s especially common in Nigeria over the obtainment of visas. So we have compiled a list of countries that anyone with a Nigerian passport can travel to without a visa. Note that most of these countries will require a work permit/visa if that is your intention. Also visa guidelines are liable to change and it is imperative to stay updated with your consulate. AFRICA Benin republic (visa free) Burkina Faso (visa free) Burundi (visa on arrival for 30 days) Cape Verde (visa on arrival) Cameroon (visa free) Chad (visa free) Comoros Island (visa on arrival) Cote d’Ivoire (visa free) Djibouti (visa on arrival) Gambia (visa free for 90 days) Ghana (visa free) Guinea (visa free) Guinea Bissau (visa free for 90 days) Kenya (visa on arrival for 90 days) Liberia (visa free) SEE ALSO: 10 Amazing and Popular Tourist Sites You Must Visit in Africa Madagascar (visa on arrival for 90 days) Mali (visa free) Mauritania (visa on arrival) Mauritius (visa free for 90 days) Mozambique (visa free for 30 days) Niger republic (visa free) Senegal (visa free) Seychelles (visitor’s permit on arrival for 1 month) Sierra Leone (visa free) Somalia (visa on arrival) Tanzania (visa on arrival) Togo (visa free) Uganda (visa on arrival) THE AMERICAS Barbados (visa free for 6 months) Dominica (visa free for 21 days) Haiti (visa free for 3 months) ASIA Bangladesh (visa on arrival) Iran (visa on arrival) Maldives (visa on arrival for 30 days) Timor-Leste (visa on arrival for 30 days) OCEANIA Fiji (visafree for 4 months) Micronesia (visa free for 30 days) Nauru (visa on arrival) Vanuatu (visa free for 30 days) Palau (visa on arrival for 90 days) Samoa (entry permit on arrival for 60 days) Tuvalu (visa on arrival for 30 days)
Those who quit have been said to enjoy “thicker, more rigid erections.” Those who suffer this addiction are prone to erectile dysfunction » and those who quit have been said to enjoy “thicker, more rigid erections.” Yes, we are talking about the terrible bad habit of smoking. The health risks of smoking are particularly shocking when it comes to men because cigarettes can restrict blood flow to the penis making it more difficult to get an erection. The addiction can even lead to penis problems like erectile dysfunction and impotence. READ: 7 common causes of Erectile Dysfunction » Smoking damages blood vessels by increasing the build-up of plaque in the arteries which hinders the blood flow, creating an array of circulatory problems throughout the body, including the penis. Studies have shown that those who smoked more than 20 cigarettes a day had a 60% higher risk of erectile dysfunction than those who have never smoked. Also, just because you are already smoking does not mean you are doomed. Men who quit enjoyed “thicker, more rigid erections” and could get it up five times quicker than those who relapsed into their tobacco habit. One expert says, “Nicotine can cause erectile dysfunction as it is a vasoconstrictor, which narrows the blood vessels, thus reducing blood flow.” Smoking has also been show to decrease sexual appetite and desire. Giving up smoking will not only improve your overall health » by decreasing your risk of cancer and heart disease and save you money, but will also boost your sex appeal and add a spark to your sex life.
Single ladies who build a shell around themselves for a long time may make men see them as a no-go area. This is because it does not take men a long time to back out of a relationship which is time wasting. man and woman disagree on their relationship status The end result of any faithful relationship should be conjugal bliss. It is not too good if a relationship starts on a promising note, but later hits the rock. Although, both parties could be at fault, but the men these days are fuming that some single ladies do not have any attribute of being a wife. Some of the reasons below are some of the things men discuss among themselves. 1. I’m in a relationship It is rather funny to hear more than 70% of Nigerian single ladies say they are in a relationship when a man meets them for the first time. If a man meets a woman through the different social media chatting rooms or online dating sites, she could indicate there that she is single. However, the story changes when a man asks her to further confirm her relationship status. The next thing she says is that, she has a man in her life. This is rather absurd! The question men who are searching for wife do ask is, where are the single ladies who are looking for husbands? A true life situation is the story of a man who showed so much interest in a woman about three years ago. The woman rebuffed him initially, but later gave out her phone number. When the man asked her out, she willingly agreed. The relationship continued in this way for six months. Both man and woman exchanged chats, calls and gifts. However, when the man asked if she was ready for marriage after the seventh month of them being together, she said she was in a relationship. The man later asked her severally if she was sure she was indeed in a relationship. She reiterated her initial statement that she was in a relationship. The man told her he had no choice than to leave her. After a few months of leaving the lady, the man met another lady who was ready for marriage. Both the man and the new lady got married in little or no time of knowing each other. READ ALSO: Mistakes people make when going into a new relationship The man after his second wedding anniversary was surprised to see a strange text message from a female folk, stating if they could re-new their relationship. The man called the number as he had deleted the former lady’s number when they parted ways. She was overtly surprised that it was the same lady who said she was in a relationship when he met her three years ago. The man had to tell her he was two years old in his marriage. He told the lady to look elsewhere. He reminded her of all what transpired between both of them when they were in their pseudo-relationship. 2. I’m not yet ready for marital challenges Even, a single lady who graduated from the university or polytechnic, who is close to 30 years old, still believes she has to join the Nigerian labour market first. She believes the most important thing to her is to not to use her critical thinking and intuition to remove herself from singlehood. She thinks it is employment or nothing else. Men are tired of all these. When these single ladies are fortunate to get the job they want, they are entangled in the job as men see them as old cargoes even if they have all the money in the world. Men will not want to marry them anymore. 3. We don’t need to see each other, lets chat The craze for chatting at almost all the time of the day by some ladies is worrisome. Ladies are more guilty of this practice. It is a common thing to see some single ladies chat inside commercial vehicles or on okada, or even when they are walking along a busy road. The headache of men is when they want to see these single ladies for a one on one talk. Men may be surprised to hear these single ladies tell them, they should chat over the phone. Men continue to wonder for how long they will continue to chat with a woman they feel they should marry. The proliferation of social media and online chatting rooms have done so much damaging effects on single ladies. These ladies can not control their lust for these unneeded social media chatting rooms. A particular single lady could be on at least 10 different social media chatting channels, interacting with various men and enjoying the fantasy of chatting. 4. I can’t settle for less Life starts from somewhere. Rome was not built in a day. A singe lady, who wants a man to do almost everything she wants must really be dreaming. The more she asks a man to buy the things she desires before marriage, the less the possibility that such a man will marry her. All responsible men do not want to live above their means of livelihood, They have no choice than to leave these women who show they belong to the highest rung of societal ladder. 5. I can’t let any man push me around Women liberalisation and women emancipation have been used to confuse women more and more. About fifty years ago in Nigeria, it was easier for a single lady to get a responsible man as husband. But these days, single women are often depressed. They do say husbands have become scarce commodities. Everyone is blaming the other for his or her problem. In Nigerian cultures, a man should be in charge. However, the present set of young ladies believe, they should be in charge. This is one of the major causes of the high rate of divorce presently. No single lady wants to see the man as her landlord.
You can't fuck them all to know who will satisfy you, but these 3 things should help you decide who to take to bed. Almost all men think they will rock your world if only you give them the chance. If you are looking to have a toe-curling, orgasm -inducing time, it is not possible to give them all a chance » to know if they are capable. Simply look out for these 3 things below. Too much talk: Most guys will blab your ears off about how much of a sex stud they are. They give you examples of 'satisfied customers', and are usually the first to send you dick pics. But sometimes, these men are trying to convince themselves as much as they are trying to convince you. Only an insecure person who go on bragging about it. And you should know, an insecure person is usually insecure in bed. He will be so worried about what you think of him that he won't completely let go and drive you crazy. That does not sound good, does it? So, beware of the talkers because a man who will rock your world will focus more on seducing you and wooing you, rather than overhyping himself. Another thing about the talkers, if you choose to believe their every word ('I can go all night', 'I give the best head,' etc) you will find that they have raised such an extreme expectations for themselves that there is no way in the world the real experience will meet them. This will leave you disappointed at the end of the day either way. READ: 3 things that will get her totally hot for you » Bad dancer: If you guys hang out together and you are still unsure, take him somewhere you will be able to see his moves. You could a club or party, just make sure he gets to move his body. He does not have to be the best dancer, but if his moves are controlled and smooth, then you are golden. If he seems awkward, fidgety, fumbling, all over the place, well.. let's just say you wouldn't want that fumbling his way around your vagina. » Terrible seduction moves: A man who knows how to talk to a lady must have quite a lot of notches in his bedpost. A guy who has that much experience has to have picked a few tricks and tips along the way. So, maybe you are not sure how many ladies he has been with, but you should know if his seduction moves are on point. He should be able to move you with his words. He should know the right things to say to get your attention. He should kiss you and make you swoon. He should be confident when he is talking to you, without being arrogant. A guy who has got the moves is very likely to treat you to a mouth- watering, unforgettable experience.
1. Don’t compare your life to others’. You have no idea what their journey is all about. 2. Don’t have negative thoughts of things you cannot control. Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment. 3. Don’t over do; keep your limits. 4. Don’t take yourself so seriously; no one else does. 5. Don’t waste your precious energy on gossip. 6. Dream more while you are awake. 7. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need. 8. Forget issues of the past. Don’t remind your partner of his/her mistakes of the past. That will ruin your present happiness. 9. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone, don’t hate others. 10. Make peace with your past so it won’t spoil the present. 11. No one is in charge of your happiness except you. 12. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn. Problems are simply part of the curriculum that appear and fade away like algebra class but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime. 13. Smile and laugh more. 14. You don’t have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.