JAMB 2020 Cut-off Marks For Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges

JAMB 2020 Cut-off Marks For Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges

The 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria has approved 160 as the minimum cut-off mark for admission into universities. Polytechnics cut-off mark was put at 120 and above while that of the Colleges of Education stands at 100 and above. Speaking at the meeting, Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, directed JAMB and tertiary institutions to proceed with the conduct of 2020/2021 admissions. Admission processes are expected to commence in August based…

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FG TO REOPEN SCHOOLS SOON

FG TO REOPEN SCHOOLS SOON

Concerning the reopening of schools nationwide in Nigeria, the Federal Government has been looking into considering some set of people/students ahead of the general resumption. The resumption of schools in Nigeria has been giving the Federal Government a hard time, as it is difficult based on the daily pressure, to disapprove schools from resuming. For this reason the Federal Government has been considering the most suitable implementation which can be declared before school can finally…

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Why schools must remain shut for now ― Minister

Why schools must remain shut for now ― Minister

PARENTS and school children anxious for reopening schools will have to wait a little more as the Federal Government on Monday insisted that the schools remain shut for now. Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, speaking on Monday at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 news briefing described as fake news timetables purported released from the Ministry of Education on the conduct of West African Examination Council examinations being circulated on the social media….

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JAMB holds policy meeting on cut-off point June 16

JAMB holds policy meeting on cut-off point June 16

Says candidates can now print their result notification THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has scheduled to hold the 2020 policy meeting on June 16, 2020, to determine cut-off points for admissions into all tertiary institutions in the country. Tribune Online reports that the Policy Meeting is to be chaired by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu with all Heads of Tertiary Institutions in attendance. The Board has also disclosed that candidates in the…

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We’re set for exam, but not in hurry ― WAEC

We’re set for exam, but not in hurry ― WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it is fully prepared and ready to conduct this year’s suspended school-based West African Senior Secondary School Examinations (WASSCE) once the Federal Government reopens schools and declares them safe for use. Recall that the organisation suspended the conduct of the exam in March after all schools nationwide were closed down and students were asked to go home indefinitely due to Coronavirus pandemic in the country and globally….

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THOSE WHO ATTENDED PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES ABOUT 40 YEARS AGO, SHOULD WEEP OVER THE PRESENT POOR STATE OF THE COUNTRY’S TERTIARY INSTITUTION -ASUU

THOSE WHO ATTENDED PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES ABOUT 40 YEARS AGO, SHOULD WEEP OVER THE PRESENT POOR STATE OF THE COUNTRY’S TERTIARY INSTITUTION -ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said Nigerians who attended public universities about 40 years ago, such as in the generation of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, should weep over the present poor state of the country’s tertiary institutions. ASUU added that several petitions which it submitted to the Federal Government against corrupt vice-chancellors in some universities had yet to be acted upon, noting that the government should show more…

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NECO must conduct exams on health standards – Reps

NECO must conduct exams on health standards – Reps

The House of Representatives has asked the leadership of the National Examinations Council to conduct its examination across the country in line with the new public health standards..The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Benjamin Kalu, who stated these in a statement, added that that the COVID-19 pandemic and post-COVID era would mean a lot of changes also in the education sector..The lawmakers added that the council registrar had a responsibility to…

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President Buhari to consider reopening of schools and churches today, as recommended by PTF

President Buhari to consider reopening of schools and churches today, as recommended by PTF

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to authorize the reopening of Schools and Worship centres across the country after receiving recommendation from the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19. Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to President Buhari disclosed this on Monday through his twitter handle. According to Ahmad, “The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has submitted parts of its recommendations on the partial re-opening of some additional businesses, schools and places of worships for possible…

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JAMB to hold 2020 National Policy Meeting, June

JAMB to hold 2020 National Policy Meeting, June

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board says it has not published its National cut off marks for placement of candidates into the Nation’s Tertiary institution as being speculated in different quarters. The National cut-off mark could only be arrived at with the inputs of the critical stakeholders in the educational sector scheduled for days ahead. This year national policy meeting will be decided on the 16th of June, 2020.

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