Nigerian prisoner scores 246 in 2019 UTME, set for NOUN

The Principal, Ikoyi Prisons School, Mr Ibikunle Idris, has described the performance of inmates who participated in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), as encouraging and signs of better things to come. Idris, an Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (ASP) cited one of the inmates who scored 246 points. Twenty-five inmates registered for the JAMB examination, he told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Idris said the least score by the inmates was 175. Seven of the inmates were released before the April 11 examination, with…

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Convocation: 103 Students Bag First Class at National Open University

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) on Saturday graduated 20, 799 students for the 2019 with 103 of them getting First Class honours in various academic disciplines. NOUN’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdalla Adamu, disclosed this during the institution’s convocation ceremony, which held in Abuja. According to him, the university has the highest single graduation of students in a single year in Nigeria, urging them to be good ambassadors in the society. “The massive increase in the number of graduands this year is a clear indication of increasing confidence reposed by Nigerians.…

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NOUN Matriculates 17,000 Students for 2019 Academic Session

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), on Saturday matriculated no fewer than 17,000 new students for the 2019 Academic Session. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdalla Adamu, disclosed this during the matriculation ceremony at the institution’s headquarters in Abuja. Adamu, who was represented by the Center Director, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Special Study Center, Prof. Ibikunle Tijani, urged the students to conduct themselves properly throughout their studies. He said the exercise was part of the 18th matriculation ceremony which took place at the 78 study…

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