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UNIBEN VC orders closure of varsity over students’ protest.

On Tuesday, students of the institution blocked the ever-busy Benin-Lagos Expressway and the Ekheuan Road over a N20,000 late registration fee imposed by the school authority. The students described this decision as unpleasant particularly amidst the “unfavourable economic situation’’ in the country. In a statement issued by the Registrar of …

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NYSC Inks MoU for Corps Members Enrolment in NHIS.

The National Youth Service Corps has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Health for Insurance Scheme on the inclusion of Corps Members in the NHIS programme. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim who stated this when he led a delegation of the management of the Scheme to the …

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JAMB abolishes UTME cut-off marks.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cancelled general cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions. The institutions now have the exclusive right to set their individual minimum benchmark for admission. The Board took the decision at the 2021 policy meeting which was held virtually and chaired by the …

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