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UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant are Nigeria’s First choice Universities-JAMB

UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant are Nigeria’s First choice Universities-JAMB


The University of Ilorin Kwara State in Central Nigeria, has emerged the 2017 university of first choice among student-applicants as the foremost citadel of learning in the Country, followed by seventeen (17) others from 148 officially recognised Universities in Nigeria drawn from the Federal, State and Private institutions, the Economic Confidential can authoritatively report.



In a new report obtained and carefully computed and analysed by the Economic Intelligence magazine from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on the preferred first university of choice in 2017, the University of Ilorin has the highest applications with 104,038 student-applicants. The figure represents almost about 10 percent of the 1,212,818 total applicants seeking admissions into the 40 Federal Universities in Nigeria. The Unilorin also led last year with 103,238 student-applicants.


UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant are Nigeria’s First choice Universities-JAMB


Using the JAMB’s report of most preferred universities in the country, the Economic Confidential gathered that applicants seeking for admission into universities considered academic stability, popularity, affordability, available facilities and quality of lecturers as part of their check-list before making choices in their applications. Of the Forty (40) federal Universities in the country, UNILORIN is number one followed by Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria in Kaduna North-West Nigeria with student-applicants of 89,688.




University of Benin, Edo State in South-South Nigeria is third in the ranking with 85,486 applicants; University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu in South-East is the fourth with 79,073 applicants, University of Lagos (UNILAG) in South-west Nigeria is the fifth with 78,899 while Bayero University Kano (BUK) in the North-West Nigeria comes sixth with 68,241 students applicants.


UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant are Nigeria’s First choice Universities-JAMB


Meanwhile, among the federal universities in the country, namely: Federal University Dutsima Katsina in North-West, Federal University Gashua Yobe in North-East and National Open University (NOUN) are ranked as 38th, 39th and 40th positions and having student-applicants of 3807; 1897 and 110 respectively.



State Universities: Of the current 41 official State Universities, Lagos State University (LASU), South-West Nigeria is number one with 36,119 applicants; followed by Kaduna State University North-West with 28,914 applicants; Delta State University Abraka, South-South is third with 28,672 student applicants, Nasarawa State University, North-Central is fourth with 29,142 applicants; Benue State University Makurdi in North-Central and Adekunle Ajasin University Ondo in South-West came fifth and sixth with 27, 611 and 27,579 student-applicants respectively.



In the lower ladders in the ranking of State Universities, the institutions with lower patronage of admission seekers are Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa in South-West, Edo University, Iyamho in South-South and Eastern Palm University, Ogboko in Imo State in the South-East are ranked 39th, 40th and 41st and have student-applicants of 399; 165 and 12 respectively. Private Universities: As for private Universities in the country numbering 67, the four leading institutions are all from the South-Western States of Nigeria.




The number one position is grabbed by Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota with 2,438 applicants, followed by Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State 1,599, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State 1,455 and Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State with 485 students applicants. The fifth and sixth positions go to Abuja based Nigerian Turkish Nile University with 478 and Baze University with 476 student applicants.


UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant are Nigeria’s First choice Universities-JAMB


The Economic Confidential discovered that out of the 67 private Universities in Nigeria, these ones occupy the lower rung in the ladder with 5 applicants each: Chrisland University, Owode Ogun State South-West; Koladaisi University Ibadan, Oyo South-West and Legacy University Okija, Anambra South-East. The least patronage by University seekers in the last position of 67th is Kwararafa University, Wukari, Taraba State with just 4 applicants


UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant are Nigeria’s First choice Universities-JAMB



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How to apply for Uniport Post Utme Screening 2017

How to apply for Uniport Post Utme Screening 2017


The University of Port Harcourt hereby invites candidates who chose the University as First and/or Second choice in the 2017 Unified Matriculation Examination (UTME) and obtained a minimum score of 180, to apply for Screening Exercise for admission into the University.


How to apply for Uniport Post Utme Screening 2017


The University shall not admit candidates into Geology in the 2017/2018 session. Candidates who chose Geology as their programme of study are hereby informed that they could be admitted into other/related areas of study, subject to acceptable performance. They are to contact JAMB for change of course or change of Institution for admission into Geology. The Schedule of the Screening Exercise is as indicated below:





Thursday, 14thSeptember, 2017 – Pharmacy/Agriculture/Education
Friday, 15thSeptember, 2017 – Humanities
Saturday, 16thSeptember, 2017 – Management Sciences
Monday, 18thSeptember, 2017 – Engineering
Tuesday, 19thSeptember, 2017 – Science/SSLT
Wednesday, 20thSeptember, 2017 – Social Sciences/Law
Thursday, 21stSeptember, 2017 – Physiology/Anatomy/Dentistry/Nursing



Friday, 22ndSeptember, 2017 – Medicine and Surgery
Saturday, 23rdSeptember, 2017 – Medicine and Surgery
Monday, 25th Septmeber, 2017 – Second Choice Candidates



Candidates should login to  for the Registration Procedure for 2017/2018 Admission Screening Exercise.


How to apply for Uniport Post Utme Screening 2017/2018



Wednesday, 30th August, 2017 – Monday, 11thSeptember, 2017




Eligible First Choice candidates to input UTME Registration Number and confirm pre-loaded UTME details. Second Choice candidates to complete Online Application Form.
Print slip for payment


Proceed to any of the following Banks (with e-Transact platform) and make payment of N2,000.00 (Excluding Bank and Access Charges, Processing Fee and Result checking) FIDELITY BANK PLC, UBA PLC, FIRST BANK PLC, ACCESS BANK PLC, ECOBANK PLC, FCMB AND UNIPORT-CHOBA MICROFINANCE BANK.
Obtain an e-Transact receipt showing an access code from the Bank Teller confirming the payment.


Proceed back online and Login with your UTME Registration Number and the Access Code on the payment slip, from Wednesday, 6thSeptember, 2017.
Complete the Form online as requested.
Upload your passport photograph with red background not more than 1 x 1 inch.
Click on the “submit button” and print Photo Card for the Screening Exercise clearance
Note the date and time of Screening on the Photo Card.








Candidates are required to come with the following:

A clear copy of the photo Card printed online and pen.
A photocopy of O’Level Examination Certificate(s) (WASCE, GCE, NECO, NABTEB) and Birth Certificate or Affidavit of Age Declaration.

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Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko Commences Admission

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko Commences Admission.


Post-UTME: Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko commences Admission.


This is to inform all UTME and Direct Entry candidates who applied for admission to Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, for the 2017/2018 academic session that the Post UTME Test will be conducted between 18th and 30th September, 2017 at the University’s CBT Centre.



Candidates eligible for the test are:


Those who made or are willing to make Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, their choice of University in the 2017/2018 UTME and scored 180 and above; and

Direct Entry candidates who chose or are willing to make AAUA their first choice of University.





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Edu news update: Post-UTME Screening Form Federal Poly Nekede 2017/2018

Edu news update: Post-UTME Screening Form Federal Poly Nekede 2017/2018

Post-UTME Screening Form Federal Poly Nekede – 2017/2018

Federal Polytechnic Nekede, FNPO Post-UTME screening form for 2017/2018 admission screening registration is out for national diploma. We highlighted basic on how to apply for your admission 2017

. Federal Polytechnic Nekede admission cut-off mark is 180 for 2017/2018 academic session. This is the application form for admission into full-time National Diploma (ND) of the school.

Edu news update: Post-UTME Screening Form Federal Poly Nekede 2017/2018

The 2017 Post-UTME has commenced and candidates who obtained a score of 180 and above in the 2017/2018 UTME EXAMINATION conducted by JAMB and choose Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri (FPNO) as their FIRST or SECOND choice INSTITUTION can now apply.

How To Apply For Federal Poly Nekede Post-UTME Screening for 2017/2018

(Registration Guideline)

Eligible candidates are requested to forward on line at the following particulars:

a) O’Level Result (WASSCE, NECO, and NABTEB)
b) UTME Score
c) Jamb Subject combination for the course applied.

In addition, a Screening fee of N2,500.00 (Two thousand, five hundred naira only) should be paid into Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Treasury Single Account (TSA) 0140468461017 nationwide.
Application Closing Date:

All submissions of NekedePoly Post-UTME forms and payments must be completed on or before 10th September 2017.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: How To Prepare & Succeed In Your Post-UTME Screening

Edu news update: Post-UTME Screening Form Federal Poly Nekede 2017/2018

Hypothesis Testing Steps, Examples And Formula

Hypothesis Testing Steps, Examples And Formula


A hypothesis is an intelligent guess of the solution to the research problem. A hypothesis is a statement which guides a researcher by providing a tentative solution to the research problem.

A hypothesis must be the problem under investigation. It must be testable, clesrly stated and unambiguously.

A hypothesis provides direction to a research project, and also enables the researcher to assess information collected.

Examples of hypothesis:

Research Topic: Influence of computerization in operational efficiency in commercial banks: a study of UBA Plc Station road branch Abuja.

Statement of Hypothesis:

  1. Computerization has enhanced operational efficiency and effectiveness in UBA Plc.
  2. The use of computers has increased customer satisfaction in the Bank.


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Role Of Research Supervisor


The relationship existing between a supervisor and students ought to be like that of a leader and his subordinate.

By virtue of his training and exposure, the supervisor is expected to influence and motivate his students to carry out their research projects successfully.

Student supervisors’ responsibility and his role towards students’ research for effective project works are as follows:


  1. Guiding students to select and present appropriate project topics for his/her project.
  2. He ensures that students comply strictly with the research procedure or research methodology.
  3. He ensures that students do not deviate from the approved project topics and research objectives in their collection and analysis of data for the research work.
  4. He exhibits a high sense of maturity, patience and understanding in handling students’ problems.
  5. He takes time to thoroughly and systematically scrutinize the students work at every stage of the research project.
  6. He sometimes acts as a liaison between the student and the organizations the students are using or intends to use for their case study.


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