23 Educationally Less Developed States in Nigeria (ELDS)

Out of 23 Educationally Less Developed States (ELDS) in Nigeria, 19 states from the Northern region fall under the list while only four states are found in the Southern part of the country. What is Educationally Less Developed States Policy About? The policy was formulated with the aim of granting special preference to candidates from some parts of Nigeria who … Read more

Restructured New Courses in Nigerian Universities: Complete List and Key Highlights

There are now over 200 restructured and new courses in Nigerian universities, following the implementation of 70% of the Core Curriculum Minimum Academic Standards (CCMAS) by the National Universities Commission (NUC). NUC is one of the agencies supervised by the Federal Ministry of Education, whose mandate is to promote quality higher education in Nigeria. The implementation … Read more

How Many State Polytechnics Are in Nigeria?

There are 49 state polytechnics in Nigeria. The first and oldest state-owned polytechnic in Nigeria is the Institute of Management and Technology popularly known as IMT located in Enugu which was established in 1965. Management of state polytechnics in Nigeria As stated in our previous post, ownership of polytechnic lies in federal, state, and private hands. Management of … Read more

What Is a Polytechnic?

A polytechnic is specifically designed to teach and offer real-world practical training to individuals for them to be useful in all facets of economic and managerial activities. Polytechnics offer entry-level employment skills to their students to function as technicians, technologists, higher technicians, and professionals in their chosen fields. In Nigeria, a certificate of operation of a polytechnic … Read more

Unveiling the Full List of 40 Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria

There are 40 Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria. It was 29 until the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari created an additional 11 between May 2015 to May 2023. So, a federal polytechnic in Nigeria is established by the central government and is majorly supervised by the Federal Ministry of Education except in special cases where a … Read more

List of Courses in the Faculty of Arts in Nigerian Universities

The dream of every student who is interested in obtaining more than an SSCE certificate is to pursue a degree in the university. If you are Arts student and you are interested in pursuing a degree in the Faculty of Arts in Nigeria, but not sure which courses are available to you, we’ve got you … Read more

How Can Paraphrasing Help a Student Become a Better Academic Writer?

Last day of the week and you have some amazing plans for the weekend but suddenly the teacher assigned a hectic assignment with Monday on the deadline. You can’t surely miss the weekend plans but the assignment is important as well. You can’t submit a bad one because you have some credibility and good repo … Read more

Golden Tips on How to Write an Extended Essay

An extended essay tests your academic and intellectual independence. It gives you the freedom to choose the topic within a range of subjects you are studying in class. The essay will also test your understanding of the topics studied throughout the years you have undertaken the course. The freedom to choose a topic and perspective … Read more

Full List: 24 Prohibited Items By JAMB

JAMB Prohibited Items for UTME Candidates Nigeria

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) continues to update the list of prohibited items on its official website and its social media handles following different tactics used by the highly-techy candidates for the examination. Before now, JAMB prohibited items that candidates are not allowed to take into the examination hall were not up to … Read more

Guideline on JAMB Examination Slip Reprint

JAMB Examination Slip Reprint Guideline

JAMB examination slip contains details of applicants including their names, date of birth, gender, state and local government of origin, the registration number of candidates, and the institutions of choice of the candidates. Like ExamLabs, JAMB issues registration slip after the completion of registration while each candidate is expected to reprint the exam slip. In … Read more