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Unilorin Courses and Admission Requirements in 2018

The University of Ilorin is a great federal institution that provides quality education. Here we have prepared for you Unilorin admission requirements and courses. Read on to know all the needed information to enter this institution. UNILORIN UNIVERSITY University of Ilorin or Unilorin is a federal institution that is situated in Ilorin city Kwara State, Nigeria. The territory of the institution is around 5000 hectares, this is one of the largest institution’s land in Nigeria. UNILORIN COURSES LIST FOR 2018 ADMINISTRATIONBusiness AdministrationIndustrial Relations And Personnel ManagementMarketingPublic Administration AGRICULTUREAgricultureAquaculture And FisheriesFood ScienceForestry And Wildlife ManagementHome Economics ARTS AND HUMANITIESArabic StudiesChristian StudiesComparative Religious StudiesEnglish LanguageFrenchHausaHistory And International StudiesIgboIslamic StudiesLinguisticsPerforming Arts EDUCATIONAdult EducationAgricultural Science And EducationAgricultural Science And…

Watch How UNIOSUN Students Disgrace SARS Officials Over Frequent And Illegal Harrasment On Campus (Must SEE)

*This is a case of everyday for the thief, one day for the owner* So a student of UNIOSUN sent this video to my mail this morning. This incident happened yesterday, March 2, 2018. He explained that students of the University have had to deal with frequent raiding by men of the special anti-robbery squad popularly known as SARS. ‘Students have faced several harassment by these criminals everyday, they come inside our campus to beat innocent students and ask for bribe,’ one student told me. ‘They came again yesterday and we got tired of their nonsense so we did what is best for the best interest of our university’
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SAD: Female Corper Dies Months To POP (Photos)

A female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Happiness Chinenye Emmanuel has reportedly died. Happiness who was laid to rest on Thursday passed away just two months to her passing out parade, POP. REST IN PEACE, HAPPINESS.
See photos as shared by her brother Kelechi…

What To Do if ATM Swallows Your Card

Iff the Automatic Teller Machine happens to swallow your card during transaction, there are certain things you are supposed to do. There are steps to protect your cards and what you can do if the Automatic Teller Machine swallows your card, according to Wait for 10 minutes to restart: As annoying as it may be, I suggest you wait 10 to 15 minutes first before doing anything. There is a good chance the ATM machine software will reset on its own and your card will spit back out.Take note of the time, place and location: If waiting for 10 to 15 minutes does not resolve the issue, well move on to this.Note down the time the machine swallowed your card and try to be as specific as possible. Note the date, the place you are, and the type of machine (if possible). For example, is it an ATM outside a bank and/or controlled and branded by the bank, or is it a stand-alone ATM in the street, or an ATM in a mall? Does it have a name, brand logo, and/or any other details?Is there …

NECO Releases June /July 2017 Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO), on thursday released the June/July 2017 Senior Secondary Schools results. Registrar of the council, Prof. Charles Uwakwe, announced the result at the NECO headquarters in Minna, Niger State capital. He said 745,053 candidates, representing 70.85 per cent of the 1,051,472 that sat for the examinations got at least five credits, including Mathematics and English Language. Uwakwe said the performance of the candidates in this year’s examinations represents 1.11 per cent improvement when compared with 2016.

Breaking!!! SSANU, NASU, NAAT Declare Total, Indefinite Strike

THE THREE NON-ACADEMIC STAFF UNIONS IN PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES NAMELY THE SENIOR STAFF ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, SSANU; NON-ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES, NASU; AND THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGISTS, NAAT, HAVE DECLARED AN INDEFINITE STRIKE STARTING ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH. THIS DEVELOPMENT COMES TWO WEEKS AFTER ASUU DECLARED ITS INDEFINITE STRIKE.  Chairman of Joint Action Committee of the associations who doubles as the President of SSANU, Samson Ugwoke, announced the commencement of the strike action at a press conference in Abuja today September 6th. “During the strike, there shall be no provision of services, no matter how skeletal. Concessions shall not be granted while all our members are to stay at home till further notice, unless as directed by JAC through their respective presidents,” he said. The 10 issues in contention are non-payment of earned allowance, lack of good governance, poor funding as against UNESCO recommendation, inadequate in…

ASUU To Decide Fate Of Ongoing Strike Today

A crucial National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is going on to decide on offers made by the Federal Government team last week to persuade its striking members to return to work according to Sun News. Ahead of the NEC meeting, various zones of ASUU had met also to consider the offer as well as inputs from the various branches for presentation to the NEC. ASUU had embarked on an indefinite strike on August 14, accusing government of failure to redeem the terms of agreement signed in 2009 and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) endorsed by both parties in 2012. One of the zonal coordinators of ASUU told Saturday Sun: “I must state that the offer from the Federal Government is a far cry from our members’ expectations. Let us see what comes out of this emergency NEC meeting. Many of our members are not happy with the way government is handling our demands. It is up to NEC to take a position on the on-going strike. Our members are prepare…

Many Universities Voted For Strike To Continue – ASUU Chairman

Report has it that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will hold a National Executive Council meeting this week to determine the direction of the ongoing national strike action.
All branch chairmen are expected to be in Abuja today for the meeting which is expected to end on Saturday.
The branches of the union yesterday held a meeting to vote whether the strike should continue or not. It is based on these votes the Executives of the union will decide on Whether or not to continue with the strike action.
The President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi when contacted to comment on the development said he will only speak after the executive meeting.
However, one of the Branch Chairmen of the union from a university in the southern part of Nigeria who spoke to newsmen said, “From the Southern part of the country and some parts of the North, universities voted for continuation of the strike; but we cannot tell now until after the meeting of NEC.”

ASUU Strike Will Not Affect 2017 Admisison Process – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has assured that the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) would not affect this year’s admission process.
This assurance was given by JAMB’s Head of information Dr Fabian Benjamin during an interview with newsmen.
He mentioned that JAMB is partnering with other stake holders to come up all necessary information that will guide prospective candidates to complete admission processes into the institutions of their choice.
It would be recalled that ASUU last week went on indefinite strike over Government’s insensitivity to their demands.

WAEC Registrar Explains Why Mathematics Is Important

The Registrar, West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Dr Iyi Uwadiae says the knowledge of ​m​athematics ​is very important for national development. Uwadiae at the 54th Annual Conference of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN)​, noted that mathematics education ​helped ​individuals comprehend, analyse, synthesise, evaluate and make generalisations in ​problem solving. “Mathematics provides a powerful and universal language that is appropriate when communicating Mathematics ideas, reasoning and findings both 0rally and in writing, especially in this 21st century. “The progress of a nation is measured in terms of its ability to meet the needs of its citizens. “Every nation therefore makes concerted efforts to meet these needs in the most effective and efficient manner. “Nigeria is a developing nation and that is why it is still grappling with poverty, hunger, overpopulation, unemployment, diseases and many others and therefore, a lot needs to be done to tackle these setback…

How Cut-Off Marks Were Fixed –JAMB Registrar

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has revealed how the cut off marks were fixed for higher institutions. It said contrary to insinuations that it fixed the Tuesday’s tertiary institutions’ minimum admission cut-off marks, it was rather a collective decision of stakeholders in the education sector. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, spoke to reporters yesterday, insisting that stakeholders in the sector unanimously agreed that the minimum cut-off marks for the university degree for the 2017 academic year be put at 120, lower than the previous years, which stood at 180. He allayed fears that the development might further lower Nigeria’s education standard. He stated that besides the board recommending cut-off marks for universities, polytechnics and colleges of education as well as monotechnics, individual institutions could raise their admission benchmark higher but not above 180 and below 120 for universities. He said, “With this decision, universities are not to …

Lautech To Open In A Few Days – Pro-Chancellor Confirms

The new Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Prof. Oladapo Afolabi, has announced that the university will re-open in some days’ time.
Afolabi, at a press conference in Osogbo Monday, alongside other new members of the Governing Council of the institution, disclosed that the new council was close to finding a lasting solution to the problems that have kept the university shut down for a little over a year. LAUTECH’s vice-chancellor, Prof. Adeniyi Gbadegesin and other principal officers of the university as well as members of the Governing Council including Prof. Lai Olurode, were present at the press conference. Afolabi said: “We had our inaugural meeting at the main campus in Ogbomoso on August 9, 2017, and charted for ourselves a 90-day action plan which has started in earnest. For instance, consultations have been held with the various unions, parent forum and traditional rulers. “We have also engaged the…

Nigerian Universities Set For More Crises As SSANU, NASU, NAT Meet On Strike

Three major non-academic staff unions will decide on Wednesday whether to join the strike by university lecturers. The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU will meet with the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU, and the Non-Academic Technicians, NAT, on Wednesday in Abuja to decide on whether to join the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, an official told Sources.
Abdulsubur Salaam, the National Public Relations Officer of SSANU, said during an interview on Sunday that the associations have been “pushed to the wall” by the Nigerian government. “The federal government has been discussing with the academics but we have been reaching out to them since before now and they have refused to heed to us,” Mr. Salaam said. The official listed some of the problems the unions had with the government. “The issue of staff school that is being negotiated and we are not carried along was agreed on by the four unions in Nigerian …

GOOD NEWS: JAMB 2017/2018 Official Cut-Off Mark For Admissions Into Tertiary Institutions (Too Low)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Tuesday pegged the minimum cut-off mark for admissions into universities at 120. The decision was taken in collaboration with Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Provosts of higher institutions in the country at a combined policy meeting on admissions into universities, polytechnics and other higher institutions in Nigeria, in Abuja, on Tuesday. The stakeholders also adopted 100 as the minimum cut-off mark for admission into polytechnics. They agreed that admission into first choice universities should close on October 15 while December 15, 2017 was set as the closing date for second choice admission by institutions. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said universities, with the decision, are not to go below the minimum 120 cut-off points adopted by the meeting for admissions. He called for the adoption of flexible cut-off marks for admission processes by higher institutions in the country. He said, “What JAMB has done is to recommend; We w…

Questions to Ask a New Partner Before Having S*x

Before hopping into bed with a new s*x partner, have an open and honest conversation about your s*xual histories, risks, and the last time you were tested for HIV and other $exually transmitted diseases (STDs). Knowing someone’s test results isn’t enough. “Even if your partner tested negative for HIV last week, it doesn’t mean he or she isn’t HIV positive,” says Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, a psychologist specializing in HIV at New York University. “Most HIV tests can only detect the virus starting three to six months after infection—so you should ask about your partner’s s*xual history for the past six months.” Here’s what you need to find out. Of course, you probably won’t get too far down the list if you just roll out the interrogation; but these are the questions you really do need answers to, one way or another. One option: Start by sharing your own history, and see what you get back. 1. Are you HIV positive? 2. Have you ever tested positive for a $exually transmitted disease? If so,…

ASUU Strike: How We Failed University Lecturers – Nigerian Government

The federal of Nigeria has admitted that it failed to meet its part of the agreement reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities last year, which led to the ongoing industrial action declared by the union. However, according to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, the government was not happy that ASUU embarked on the strike without following due process by giving adequate notice. Adamu spoke with State House correspondents after the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said he would be meeting with leaders of the union on Wednesday evening or on Thursday. He expressed optimism that some agreements would be reached at the meeting and the strike would be called off as soon as possible. The minister said, “It is very sad that I am here and ASUU is on strike. Late last year, we had a meeting because ASUU gave one week notice of strike and we were able to work out some agree…

FG Lifts Ban on Post-UTME Screening by Universities – Minister of Education Reveals

Nigeria Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said in Abuja on Wednesday that universities, polytechnics and other institutions are now free to organise post-UTME screening.

The Federal Government has lifted the ban on the controversial examinations usually organised by universities in Nigeria for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The Federal Government had last year ordered the scrapping of post-UTME for candidates. Speaking in an exclusive interview with The Guardian in Abuja yesterday, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said universities could now organise post-UTME as a pre-condition to gaining admission into universities in the country.
The minister, who however urged university authorities to make the fees for the screening affordable and not to impose huge financial burden on the parents, said: “We are going to allow universities to organise post-UTME if they want. “We have asked them not to impose huge financial burden on …

Jenifas diary! OAU Student Uses Funke Akindele’s English As Project Topic (Photo)

We heard that a final year student of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in her project analyzed Funke Akindele’s (Jenifa) English, in the hit TV show, Jenifa’s Diary. The project topic is titled: ”A Linguistic Analysis Of Jenifa’s English In Jenifa’s Dairy,” By Olosunde Aderonke Oyindamola. The supervisor go laugh tire!

Solutions To Lost, Stolen Or Burnt Original WAEC Certificates

Are you a victim of lost, stolen, or burnt WAEC Original Certificate? The Original WAEC Certificate has been one of the most crucial document required of candidates seeking admission into higher institutions. We have received so many calls, messages and emails on this topic, so we decided to clarify every individual on the Lost, Stolen or burnt Certificate. According to the West African Examination Council Issuing of Original Certificate is done Once. Candidates who lost or Misplaced their Original Certificate are to report to any WAEC Office in the State he or she sat for the examination and apply for “Attestation of Results”. The Attestation of Result confirms that the indiviual registered and sat for the West African Senor School Certificate Examination [WASSCE]. The document can also be forwarded to the individual respective school by WAEC to verify. Hope this helps? Leave a comment below.

ASUU Embarks On Indefinite Strike

Report reaching us has it that the academic staff union of universities has resolved to embark on an indefinite strike action. This followed an extensive deliberation that lasted for three days. All members of the union have been directed against going to teach or involving themselves in any academic activity. A document titled “Strike Bulletin No. 1”, which was signed and issued by Ogunyemi, ASUU said the strike action was to be a total, comprehensive and indefinite action whereby no form of academic activities including teaching, attendance of any meeting, conduct and supervision of any examination at any level, supervision of project or thesis at any level should take place at any of the nation’s universities.
According to the document, all means of negotiation had been exploited before the decision on an indefinite strike action was reached. The lecturers have complained of poor funding of universities, part-payment of salaries of lecturers, non payment of earned allowances among …