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2021 UTME: JAMB Releases Result

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted between Saturday, 19th and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.A press statement signed by the Board’s spokesperson,

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Dr Fabian Benjamin urged concerned candidates to check their result by sending UTMERESULT to 55019 through the GSM number they used to obtain profile code for UTME registration and their results would be relayed to them.

The statement added that the results for subsequent days would be released daily.

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According to the statement, the Board  expressed satisfaction that the utilisation of National Identification Number (NIN) has helped in curbing examination malpractices as the exam has recorded the least incidence of irregularities since the inception of the CBT examinations in Nigeria. adsbygoogle || []).push({});

“Nevertheless, the Board would still review all the CCTV footages and other technical gadgets for detection of possible examination misconducts.”Extremely comparatively few results are being withheld for further investigation.”

In addition, the Board would not hesitate to withdraw the results of any candidate subsequently found to have committed any form of examination misconduct,” the statement said.

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Girl-Child: APWEN Set To Conduct Quiz Competition In Kogi

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The chairperson of the Association of Women Engineers of Nigeria Kogi State Chapter Engr Mrs Joan Oguche has disclosed that the Association is set to conduct inter School Competition in Kogi State.

Engr Joan Made this revelation in Lokoja while addressing Press Men noting that the essence of this Science Quiz competition targetted Girl-Child is to encourage their participation in Science subjects which will in turn boost their confidence to study Engineering Courses at the Tertiary level.

“what we are pursuing is to ensure we encourage Girl-child to pick up Science Subjects at the Secondary School Level with the intention of choosing Engineering as a career”.

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Oguche further said that the fear of studying Science Subjects has reduced the number of women in Engineering Profession in Nigeria relating that She will use her tenure as the current Chairperson of APWEN in Kogi State to stage Campaigns that will increase the interest of a girl-child in Engineering Profession in Nigeria.

“We have mapped out strategies such as going to schools to give Career talks to Girl-child, we have also created platforms with parents in various Schools in Kogi State where we can encourage them to convince their children and wards to develop interest in Science Subjects that could enable them go for Engineering Courses at the Higher Institution of Learning”

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She finally appealed to all the parents and teachers of Schools like Crowder Memorial College, Bishop Delis Secondary School, Government Science Seondary Shcool, Muslims Commuity Secondary School, Government Day Secondary School, Government Secondary School Serikin Numa and other public schools within Lokoja Metropolis to avail their girls for the Science Quiz competetion slated to hold in Lokoja at the NIWA Coference Hall on Monday 16th of August, 2021 adding that educational materials Such as Laptos, Science Books, Mathsets, Calculators and other science learning materials shall be distributed to students that perform well.

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Lagos APC Lawmaker Distributes 300 JAMB Forms To Youths

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Mr Abiodun Tobun, a lawmaker representing Epe Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has obtained Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) forms for 300 youths in Epe.

Tobun, the All Progressive Congress (APC) lawmaker, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Epe, on Friday.

He said that this was the sixth edition of the distribution of free JAMB forms to youths in the Epe community.

“The beneficiaries for this year were more than the previous edition and they were drawn across Epe Constituency.

“Education is the bedrock of development of any community or society and I believe once the youths are built educationally, the nation is also built,’’ he said.

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The lawmaker said that his priority was to build a better society by developing the youths through education.

“I give out the free JAMB forms to the youths because I want to encourage them to grow mentally, spiritually and economically.

“With such development, we can have the respite that we have built a safe, secured and prosperous environment.’’

He also said that he has many programmes toward empowering farmers, fishermen and people with disabilities.

“The idea is to give back to the community that made me what I am today.

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“My constituency people believe in my quality representation, hence, this encourages me to do more by giving back to the people,’’ he told NAN.

Tobun also used the opportunity to wish all Muslim faithful, Ramadan Kareem and prayed that “may the peace of Allah be upon every one of us’’.

He urged the fasting Muslim to remember Epe, Lagos state and Nigeria in their prayers.

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NGO To Train 1,180 Girls, Women Nationwide on ICT Skills

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A non-governmental organisation, Women Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) is set to train 1,180 girls and women nationwide on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills.

The Head of Communications and Research of the organization, Mr Yemi Odutola, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos.

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According to him, the training will be conducted through W.TEC’s ‘MakeHer Space’ programme.

Odutola described MakeHer Space as a hands-on technology training project for ladies, carried out in partnership with Google.

Odutola said the initiative was designed to motivate selected ladies to create technology and engineering-based solutions that would solve problems in their communities and provide information about career options. push({});

“The programme is designed to cater for young women mostly from lower-income households living in communities where the MakeHer Space-targeted populations reside.

“We will be training girls between ages 10 years and 17 years (in school) and ladies that are 18 years to 25 years (out of school).

“The programme is targeting 1,180 participants this year,” Odutola said.

He said that with the completion of the pilot phase, the programme would be extended from Lagos to other states, including Kaduna, Katsina, Bauchi and Abuja.

Odutola said that due to COVID-19 pandemic, virtual sessions for out-of-school participants would feature classes on electronics and digital circuit technologies, mechatronics, and problem and market research presentations.

He said that the out-of-school group programme would run for one month, with each session lasting for two hours.

Odutola said the in-school group would meet once a week for one month, adding that each session would last for four hours.

“This training is targeted at teaching girls and women to create technology and engineering-based solutions that solve problems in their communities.

“It will also help young women to develop abilities to work in teams and in engineering-centered projects, develop marketable and practical skills in art design, mathematics and critical thinking,” he added.

According to him, W.TEC will also be running a programme tagged ‘MentorHER’.

He said the programme scheduled for six months was designed to link successful women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as mentors to selected female undergraduates of those courses.

“The new cycle features mentors from all over the world, who have been mentoring our ladies from their diverse fields in STEM.

“There are 25 mentors and 25 mentees currently involved in an ongoing cycle, a bigger membership is planned for the next cycle slated to commence in the last quarter of this year,” Odutola told NAN.

He said that the organisation would also be running other programmes which would include Early Innovators for children, Staying Safe online programmes and Inclusive Technology for all (designed for physically challenged people). 

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Prince Abdulrahman Obaje is a Media and ICT Consultant, Journalist, online marketer, social media strategist, Mathematician and Computer Scientist based in Abuja, Nigeria. He is the Founder and the Publisher of The Informavores!. You can reach me on +234 805 939 5252 or send i-witness report directly to me on news@informavores.com.ng.

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