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Thursday, 17 May 2018

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Equip Your Library With Dr. Toyin Falola Publications.




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Dr. Toyin Falola
Toyin Falola, Ph.D., is the Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and the Kluge Chair of the Countries and Culture of the South, Library of Congress. He is a celebrated author, editor, writer, poet, academic leader, organizer, teacher, Pan-Africanist, and a visionary of extraordinary grace, talent and accomplishments. An author and editor of over one hundred and fifty books on Africa and the African Diaspora, he has been invited to speak in all continents, and in over sixty countries, and widely proclaimed as Africa’s preeminent historian and one of the major intellectuals of our time. Many of his books have received awards, defined various fields, and inspired the writings of various critical works. He manages five distinguished scholarly monograph series, and serves on the board of over twenty journals.

A global icon in African Studies, Toyin Falola has received seven honorary doctorates:
  1. Doctor of Humane Letters from Lincoln University.
  2. Doctor of Humanities from Monmouth University.
  3. Doctor of Humane Letters from City University of New York, Staten Island.
  4. D. Litt. from Lead City University.
  5. D. Litt. Adekunle Ajasin University.
  6. D. ED. from Tai Solarin University of Education (Nigeria).
  7. D. Litt. from the University of Jos.

His lifetime career awards include the Nigerian Diaspora Academic Prize, the Cheikh Anta Diop Award, the Amistad Award, and the SIRAS Award for Outstanding Contribution to African Studies, Africana Studies Distinguished Global Scholar Lifetime Achievement Award, Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Letters, Fellow of the Historical Society of Nigeria, and The Distinguished Africanist Award.

An annual international conference has been named after him, TOFAC (Toyin Falola Annual Conference on Africa and the African Diaspora) which meets every July in a major African university. The Association of Third World Studies has named its annual best book award after him as the Toyin Falola Prize for the best book on Africa. His memoir, A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt, captures his childhood, while another memoir, Counting the Tiger’s Teeth, covers his years as a teenager.

For his contribution to the study of Africa, his students and colleagues have presented him with a set of five Festschriften, two edited by Adebayo Oyebade, The Transformation of Nigeria: Essays in Honor of Toyin Falola and The Foundations of Nigeria: Essays in Honor of Toyin Falola, one by Akin Ogundiran, Precolonial Nigeria: Essays in Honor of Toyin Falola, and yet another by Nana Amposah, Beyond the Boundaries: Toyin Falola and the Art of Genre-Bending. Toyin Falola: The Man, Mask and Muse presents bio-critical studies of his works in over a thousand pages. Abdul Bangura examines his contributions to pedagogy in major book: Toyin Falola and African Epistemologies.  

He has received various awards and honors in various parts of the world. At the University of Texas at Austin, he received the Jean Holloway Award for Teaching Excellence, The Texas Exes Teaching Award, the Chancellor's Council Outstanding Teaching Award, Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, and the Career Research Excellence Award. His life time career awards are over two dozens, including three Yoruba chieftaincy titles, most notably the Bobapitan of Ibadanland.

He served as the Chair of the ASA Herskovits Prize for the best book on Africa, the chair of the Martin Klein Book prize for the best book on African history (American Historical Association), and committee member of the Joel Gregory Prize for the Canadian Association of African Studies. He once served as the Vice President of the International Scientific Committee, UNESCO Slave Route Project, and President of the African Studies Association and President of the Nigerian Studies Association. He is the current President of the Consortium of Pan-African University Press.

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Culture and Customs of the Yorùbá By Tóyìn Fálọlá
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IBADAN: Foundation Growth and Change (1830-1960) By Toyin Falola
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Decolonizing Nigeria, 1945–1960: Politics, Power, and Personalities By Toyin Falola
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Encyclopedia of the Yoruba By TOYIN FALOLA
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The Humanities in Africa: Knowledge Production, Universities, and the Transformation of Society By Toyin Falola
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The Collected Works of J. A. Atanda By Toyin Falola
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Monday, 14 May 2018

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2018 WAEC GCE Registration Form is out – Instructions & Guidelines

WAEC GCE form is out. Authorities of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) have announced that registration for the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, Second Series (August/October), will commence on May 14, 2018. This page provides everything you need to know to successfully register for the 2018 WAEC GCE. Continue reading below…..
Intending candidates for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2018 – Second Series are hereby informed that the registration will commence on 14th of May, 2018.

Candidates should also note that the 2018 WAEC GCE registration procedure has been designed to accommodate biometric features that will be used for validation at the examination centres.

WAEC GCE Registration Period.

WAEC GCE normal registration period is from Monday, May 14,2018 to Friday, July 6, 2018.

How to Apply for the 2018 WAEC GCE.

Candidates arc expected to pay a registration fee of Thirteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Naira (N13,950) only, at branches of any of the following banks or any accredited agent and obtain the Registration PIN and Information VCD:
  • Access Bank Plc;
  • First Bank of Nig. Ltd;
  • Sterling Bank Plc
  • Zenith Bank Plc;
  • Diamond Bank Plc;
  • First City Monument Bank Plc;
  • Skye Bank Plc;
  • Union Bank of Nigeria Plc;
  • Ecobank Ltd;
  • Guaranty Trust Bank Plc;
  • Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc;
  • United Bank for Africa Plc;
  • Fidelity Bank Plc;
  • Heritage Bank Plc;
  • Standard Chartered Bank Plc;
  • Unity Bank Plc;
  • WEMA Bank Plc.
In addition, candidates will be required to pay Five Hundred Naira (N500.00) commission to the banks/accredited agents.

After obtaining the Registration PIN, candidates should log on to https://registration.waecdirect.org/ for registration.

CANDIDATES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Candidates with special needs will also register online like other candidates but they must dearly state their disabilities e.g blind, low vision, spastic, speech, etc.

COMPLETION OF REGISTRATION: Candidates MUST conclude registration within two weeks of first access to the website during the registration period. They should ensure that their names, gender, passport photographs, dates of birth and subjects are correct. They are also to print the Admission Notiec/Photo Card as evidence of successful registration which will serve as identification during the examination. The Result Checker PIN will also be on the Photo Card. Only Digital Personal Scanner should be used for fingerprint registration.

GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Candidates should view the Information VCD before they register for the examination.
  • Candidates should note that registration fee is not refundable.
  • Candidates should print the examination Timetable at the completion of their registration.
  • Entries must be uploaded with good quality passport size photographs, not “wait and get” photographs. The background of such photographs MUST NOT BE BLUE OR RED. The size should be 275 by 314 pixels. Entries with unacceptable passport photographs will be rejected.
  • Candidates should study the Regulations and Syllabuses as well as the Timetable for the examination which they can download from WAEC website (http://www.waeconline.org.ng/) using the Registration PIN.
  • Candidates must go to examination halls in mufti and without arms. No professional uniform of any kind will be allowed in the examination halls.
  • The entire results of candidates who sit the examination in more than one centre will be cancelled.
  • Smoking is not allowed in the examination hall.
  • Any candidate that comes into the examination hall with mobile phone(s) and /or electronic gadget(s) will have his or her entire results cancelled.
  • Candidates must ensure that their entries are correctly completed before uploading as the Council will not be held responsible for errors in candidates’ particulars. Request for correction will NOT BE entertained on any information which a candidate voluntarily gives at the point of registration as soon as the examination commences.
  • Candidates must come into the examination hall with their original Photo Cards.
  • Candidates who engage in examination malpractice will not only have their results cancelled, but may be prosecuted..
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Tuesday, 24 April 2018

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N-Power Final List of Successful Candidates for 2017 Recruitment Exercise

The Federal Government of Nigeria, has released the final list of successful candidates for the 2017 batch of its N-Power Recruitment Exercise.

In a message posted on its Facebook and Twitter pages, the N-Power congratulated the 2017 pre-selected applicants and urged them to check their status through its website.

How To Check NPower List

Follow the simple steps outlined below to see if you made it to the N-Power final list.

    Go to N-Power official website at http://npvn.npower.gov.ng/login.
    Insert your phone number or email address in the required column
    Finally, click on Submit to see if you have transitioned from pre-selected applicants to beneficiaries.



    Dear 2017 Pre-selected applicants,

    First, we need you to smile 🙂.

    Secondly, you can now check your final selection status at https://t.co/fRBH0KOKqa

    Use your phone number or email address to see if you have transitioned from pre-selected applicants to beneficiaries#NPowerNG pic.twitter.com/M8ToUiNyFg

    — N-Power (@npower_ng) April 23, 2018

Congratulations to all the candidates that made it to the NPower final list.
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Thursday, 12 April 2018

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Telling It As It Is: The Autobiography of Chief Ayo Adebanjo

Ayo Adebanjo, lawyer, journalist, elder statesman and close associate of Nigerian nationalist and statesman, late Obafemi Awolowo just launched his autobiography titled, ‘Telling It As It Is’ at the Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The launch event which also doubles as his 90th birthday celebration featured an inter-generational panel session focused on Nigeria’s history, leadership, and lessons for national development. Participants in the panel session include historian, Professor Banji Akintoye; the chief executive officer of RED, Adebola Williams; CEO/director of ‎Heritage Alliance, Pamela Braide; and Saadatu Hamu Aliyu, with an extensive discussion on the Nigerian history, leadership and lessons for national development.


Giving the opening remark, former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Emeka Anyaoku stated that Nigeria can only succeed on true federal structure while adding that the author, Chief Adebanjo is a custodian and loyalist of Awolowo’s legacy.

“Our country, Nigeria, was doing extremely well when it had a true federation of four regions with each region developing at its own pace with citizens feeling proud to belong to the Nigerian country. So, we do need in Nigeria, a true federal structure. This was one of the abiding thoughts that Chief Obafemi Awolowo advocated throughout his life,” said Anyaoku.
The 18-chapter autobiography, ‘Telling It As It Is’ is a compelling, frank narrative of politics and life spanning nine decades, seamlessly combining the author’s personal and political narrative in a very relatable, thoughtful, yet witty style.

Speaking at the event, Chief Adebanjo said that the book has been long overdue, as he appreciated all those he felt had contributed to his success in any capacity and making his dream a reality.

Maintaining that Nigeria had no reason to be poor, the Afenifere chieftain lamented that the hardship experienced across the country can be traced to the inefficiencies of those in power, even as political parties are no longer accountable to the masses.

Commending the author for his patriotism, honesty and integrity, the Asiwaju of Lagos, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, described the author as a great leader while crediting his success as Lagos State governor to Chief Adebanjo.

Other dignitaries at the event include the former governors of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba and Gbenga Daniel; Professor Pat Utomi; the first lady of Ogun State, Olufunsho Amosun; foremost industrialist, Rasaq Okoya; President of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce, Nike Akande; Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Plc., Ibukun Awosika; Kessington Adebutu, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Doyin Abiola among others.

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, one of Nigeria’s nationalists, has been actively involved in politics since 1951 with the formation of the Action Group Youth Wing. He has dedicated his life to fighting for the establishment of true federalism, restructuring, and the holistic development of the nation.

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Sunday, 18 March 2018

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Prime Witness: Change and Policy Challenges in Buhari’s Nigeria

Recently, a trending analysis attributed to the Economist magazine, categorized President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership and tenure as being “plagued with failures across every single sector in the economy, the like as has never been seen before.” This synoptic evaluation its veracity notwithstanding, correlates with the extensive chronicle and exposé by Oseloka H. Obaze in his just released book, titled: ‘Prime Witness: Change and Policy Challenges in Buhari’s Nigeria’.
Coincidentally, Mr. Obaze, for whom Prime Witness is his fourth book, was the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently concluded Anambra State governorship election. The retired Senior United Nations official known for paying attention to details and being a stickler for policymaking driven by public interest didn’t disappoint in laying bare those attributes.

Nonetheless, he chronicles in an unbiased way and clinically too, the policy challenges confronting Nigeria under President Buhari, despite the President’s acclaimed change mantra and promises. The challenges documented are fact-based and as expressed by Nigerians.

The 38-chapter and 448-page book, arranged in a six-part thematic clusters, is on sale online internationally, on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. According to the author, the book is “a product of his observations, exchanges with his interlocutors in and out of government, Nigerians and non-Nigerians alike during Buhari’s first year in office.” The foreward to the book states that the book “represents a first draft of detailed analytical history of the administration’s performance in the first two years.”

Appreciating the value and balance of the book warrants starting from Obaze’s concluding thoughts and lines: “…in order to seek a new beginning and attempt to foster the illusive change Nigerians yearn for, Buhari must undergo personal remediation and transmute; but Buhari has proven in over thirty years since he left office as Head of State that he is near immutable and thus unmasked the hypocrisy of political rhetoric of those who did and still consider him a change agent”(p.383).

Obaze, given his political leanings, did well to post a disclaimer by asserting early in the book, the following: “This author is a five-percenter. I did not vote for Buhari, despite my very high personal regards for his integrity, discipline, frugality, and honesty. These were the values I cherished in him, but could not ascribe to his cohorts in APC. Many Nigerians, including the national elite, as members of the attentive public toed a similar line and reasoning (p.lvii). To Obaze’s credit, this book is on balance, and not jaundiced by partisan consideration and politics.


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Obaze draws on his vast public policy experience and indeed, on prevailing published works on governance and public policy, to evaluate the challenges confronting Nigeria and thus Buhari. Such challenges, most of them inherited, include some imponderables. As he asserts, “the fallacy of Buhari’s ‘change’ mantra was that it casually overlooked Nigeria’s complexity and sought to solve rather than manage the nation’s many and often times humongous and incongruous challenges (p.lvii). He documents how Buhari’s first year in office was spent not on governance, but in making excuses and blaming the previous government.

Most of the issues dealt with in this volume relate to policy somersaults and related matters Nigerians grapple with and debate daily. However, Obaze has added a comparative and analytical dimension to the salient policy topics covering areas such as governance and politics, foreign policy, security concerns, constitutional questions, economic and fiscal policies, and change mantra in retrospect.

Four chapters in the book relate to issues that continue to trouble Nigerians deeply. These include the diminution of due process and ordered liberties, fuel subsidy, herdsmen conflict, restructuring and national security. Nigeria’s stagnated economy and development are also dealt with extensively.

The value of Obaze’s book is that each chapter while evaluating a specific policy challenge, also include policy prescriptions and solutions. In a Chapter 19, Obaze showed considerable concern about the incremental evisceration of national security agencies and their exposure to public ridicule. Some of his concerns have now manifested.

As many Nigerians have come to acknowledge, the emergence of Buhari and the APC-led government was contingent on the failings of the preceding PDP government, led by President Goodluck Jonathan. Obaze asserts that such contingency was not a guarantee of a better performance, more so, since the APC government either did not expect to win, or was ill-prepared to govern. He draws on other sources to confirm, that Jonathan’s broad failings made Buhari’s emergence possible.

Obaze asserts that Buhari was perhaps largely a misunderstood man, considering that not much biographical notes had been written about him over the past three decades, and that some of the published materials were not always in good light. He gives credit to Buhari for his international engagements and for deciding to be his own foreign policy ‘Vicar’. He offers a glimpse into the possible origin of Buhari’s exclusionary “I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody” mantra, and hints on some of his erstwhile military colleagues who might have opposed his emergence.

Prime Witness is analytically written with lucidity and engaging prose and its references well-documented. It’s possessive title is a loss-leader that could be misinterpreted and indeed, misunderstood. Nevertheless, the book is a good reference book and addition to public policy books on Nigeria and thus belongs rightly to any worthy library.

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Friday, 9 March 2018

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Timetable For May/June SSCE Examinations, 2018/2019.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the timetable for the May/June SSCE examinations, 2018/2019.



As stated below, the examination will commence on 3rd April, 2018 and ends on 15th May, 2018. The complete details of the timetable are as stated below;


Tuesday, 3rd April, 2018.
Chemistry 3 (Prac.) (Alt A) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Chemistry 3 (Prac.) (Alt A) – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
Music 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Music 1 (OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Auto Mechanics 2 (Essay) – 13:00 hrs. – 14:30 hrs.
Auto Mechanics 1 (OBJ) – 14:30 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
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Wednesday, 4th April, 2018.
Physics 3 (Prac.) (Alt A) – 08:30 hrs. – 11:15 hrs. (1st Set)
Physics 3 (Prac.) (Alt A) – 11:40 hrs. – 14:25 hrs. (2nd Set)
History 2 (Essay) – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
History 1 (OBJ) – 15:00 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.
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Thursday, 5th April, 2018.
Literature-In-English 2 (Prose) – 08:30 hrs. – 09:45 hrs.
Literature-In-English 1 (OBJ) – 09:45 hrs. – 10:45 hrs.
Crop Husbandry and Horticulture 3 (Prac.)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Crop Husbandry and Horticulture 3 (Prac.)* – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
Foods and Nutrition 2 (Essay) – 13:00 hrs. – 14:15 hrs.
Foods and Nutrition 1 (OBJ) – 14:15 hrs. – 15:15 hrs.
Picture Making 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
Picture Making 1 (OBJ)* – 15:00 hrs. – 15:50 hrs.
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Friday, 6th April, 2018.
Geography 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs
Geography 1(OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Physics 3 (Prac.) ( Alt B) – 08:30 hrs. – 11:15 hrs. (1st Set)
Physics 3 (Prac.) (Alt B) – 11:40 hrs. – 14:25 hrs. (2ndSet)
Animal Husbandry (Alt A) 3 (Prac.)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Animal Husbandry (Alt A) 3 (Prac.)* – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
Forestry (Alt A) 3 (Prac.)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Forestry (Alt A) 3 (Prac.)* – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
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Monday, 9th April, 2018.
Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 11:00 hrs.
Further Mathematics/Mathematics (Elective) 1 (OBJ) – 13:00 hrs. – 14:30 hrs.
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Tuesday, 10th April, 2018.
Physics 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10.00 hrs.
Physics 1 (OBJ) – 10:00 hrs. – 11:15 hrs.
Geography 3(Prac. and Physical Geography) – 13:00hrs. – 14:50hrs.
Ceramics 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
Ceramics 1 (OBJ)* – 15:00 hrs. – 15:50 hrs.
Forestry 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
Forestry 1 (OBJ)* – 15:00 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.
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Wednesday, 11th April, 2018.
Mgmt-In-Living 2 (Essay)/** – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Mgmt-In-Living 1 (OBJ)/** – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Building Construction 2 (Essay) – 13:00 hrs. – 14:00 hrs.
Building Construction 1 (OBJ) – 14:00 hrs. – 14:45 hrs.
ICT (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
ICT (Elective) 1 (OBJ)* – 15:00 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.
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Thursday, 12th April, 2018.
English Language 2(Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
English Language 1 (OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
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Friday, 13th April, 2018.
Fisheries (Alt A) 3 (Prac.)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Fisheries (Alt A) 3 (Prac.)* – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
Clerical Office Duties 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:40 hrs.
Clerical Office Duties 1 (OBJ) – 10:40 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
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Monday, 16th April, 2018.
Biology 3 (Prac.) (Alt A) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Biology 3 (Prac.) (Alt A) – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
Literature-In-English 3(Drama & Poetry) – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
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Tuesday, 17th April, 2018.
Economics 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Economics 1 (OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Building Construction 3 (Building Drawing and Essay) – 14:00 hrs. – 16:30 hrs.
Clothing and Textiles 2 (Essay) – 14:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Clothing and Textiles 1 (OBJ) – 15:30 hrs. – 16:30 hrs.
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Wednesday, 18th April, 2018.
General Mathematics/Mathematics (Core) 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 11:00 hrs.
General Mathematics/Mathematics (Core) 1 (OBJ) – 14:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
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Thursday, 19th April, 2018.
Dagaare (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Dagbani (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Dangme (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Ewe (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Fante (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Ga (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Gonja (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Kasem (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Nzema (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Twi (Akuapem) (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Twi (Asante) (Elective) 1 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
General Knowledge in Art 3B (Lettering and Design)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Financial Acc. 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 11:00 hrs.
Financial Acc. 1 (OBJ) – 11:00 hrs. – 12:00 hrs.
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Thursday, 19th April, 2018.
Dagaare (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Dagbani (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Dangme (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Ewe (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Fante (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Ga (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Gonja (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Kasem (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Nzema (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Twi (Akuapem) (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Twi (Asante) (Elective) 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
Biology 2 (Essay) – 13:00 hrs. – 14:40 hrs.
Biology 1 (OBJ) – 14:40 hrs. – 15:30 hrs.
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Friday, 20th April, 2018.
Christian Religious Studies 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Christian Religious Studies 1 (OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Islamic Studies 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Islamic Studies 1 (OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:20 hrs.
West African Traditional Religion 2 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:40 hrs.
West African Traditional Religion 1 (OBJ)* – 10:40 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Chemistry 2 (Essay) – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
Chemistry 1 (OBJ) – 15:00 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.
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Monday, 23rd April, 2018.
Government 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Government 1 (OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Chemistry 3 (Prac.) (Alt B) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Chemistry 3 (Prac.) (Alt B) – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
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Tuesday, 24th April, 2018.
Sculpture 2 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Sculpture 1 (OBJ)* – 10:30 hrs. – 11:20 hrs.
Mgmt-In-Living 3 (Test of Prac. Work) /** – 08:30 hrs. – 09:30 hrs.
Crop Husbandry and Horticulture 2 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Crop Husbandry and Horticulture 1 (OBJ)* – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
General Knowledge in Art 2 (Essay)* – 13:00 hrs. – 14:30 hrs.
General Knowledge in Art 1 (OBJ)* – 14:30 hrs. – 15:20 hrs.
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Wednesday, 25th April, 2018.
Business Mgmt 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Business Mgmt 1 (OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Jewellery 2 (Essay)*- 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Jewellery 1 (OBJ)* – 10:30 hrs. – 11:20 hrs.
Physics 3 (Prac.) (Alt C)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:15 hrs. (1st Set)
Physics 3 (Prac.) (Alt C)* – 11:40 hrs. – 14:25 hrs. (2nd Set)
Technical Drawing 3 (Sketches, Building and Mechanical Drawing) – 13:00 hrs. – 15:45 hrs.
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Thursday, 26th April, 2018.
General Knowledge in Art 3A (Drawing and Painting)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Chemistry 3 (Prac.) (Alt C) *- 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Chemistry 3 (Prac.) (Alt C) * – 11:00 hrs. –13:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
General Agriculture 3 (Prac.)- 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
General Agriculture 3 (Prac.) – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2ndSet)
Applied Electricity 2 (Essay)- 14:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
Applied Electricity 1 (OBJ) – 15:00 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.
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Friday, 27th April, 2018.
ICT (Elective) 3 (Prac.)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1stSet)
ICT (Elective) 3 (Prac.)* – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2ndSet)
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Monday, 30th April, 2018.
General Agriculture 2 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
General Agriculture 1 (OBJ)* – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Textiles 2 (Essay)*- 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Textiles 1 (OBJ)* – 10:30 hrs. – 11:20 hrs.
Technical Drawing 2 (Essay) – 13:00 hrs. – 14:45 hrs.
Technical Drawing 1 (OBJ) – 14:45 hrs. – 15:45 hrs.
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Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018.
Principles of Cost Acc. 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Principles of Cost Acc. 1 (OBJ) – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs
Typewriting- 08:30 hrs. – 11:10 hrs. (1st Set)
Typewriting – 11:30 hrs. – 14:10 hrs. (2nd Set)
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Thursday, 3rd May 2018.
French 2 (Essay) – 08:30 hrs. – 09:45 hrs.
French 1 (OBJ) – 09:45 hrs. – 10:45 hrs.
Metalwork 3 (Prac.)- 08:30 hrs. – 11:40 hrs. (1st Set)
Metalwork 3 (Prac.) – 12:00 hrs. – 15:10 hrs. (2nd Set)
Arabic 2 (Essay) – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
Arabic 1 (OBJ) – 15:00 hrs. – 15:50 hrs.

Friday, 4th May, 2018.
Social Studies 2 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Social Studies 1 (OBJ)* – 13:00 hrs. – 13.50 hrs.
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Monday, 7th May, 2018.
Leatherwork 2 (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Leatherwork 1 (OBJ)* – 10:30 hrs. – 11:20 hrs.
Music 3A (Aural) – 12:00 hrs. – 12:45 hrs.
Foods and Nutrition 3 (Prac.) Planning Session – 13:00 hrs. – 14:00 hrs.
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Tuesday, 8th May, 2018.
Auto Mechanics 3 (Prac.) – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Auto Mechanics 3 (Prac.) – 11:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs. (2ndSet)
Graphic Design 2 (Essay)*- 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
Graphic Design 1 (OBJ)* – 15:00 hrs. – 15:50 hrs.
Animal Husbandry (Alt A) 2 (Essay)*- 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Animal Husbandry (Alt A) 1(OBJ)* – 10:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs.
Woodwork 2 (Essay and Design) – 13:00 hrs. – 15:20 hrs.
Woodwork 1 (OBJ) – 15:20 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.
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Wednesday, 9th May, 2018.
English Language 3 (Oral)/**- 08:30 hrs. – 09:15 hrs. (1st Set)
English Language 3 (Oral)/** – 09:40 hrs. – 10:25 hrs. (2nd Set)
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Thursday, 10th May, 2018.
Integrated Science 2 (Essay)*- 08:30 hrs. – 10:00 hrs.
Integrated Science 1 (OBJ)* – 10:00 hrs. – 11:00 hrs.
Integrated Science 3 (Alt to Prac. Work)* – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
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Thursday, 10th May, 2018. to Friday, 1st June, 2018.
Arabic 3 (Oral)
French 3 (Oral)
Clothing and Textiles 3 (Prac.)
Foods and Nutrition 3 (Prac.)
Music 3B (Performance Test)
Date and time for each paper will be arranged by the Council.
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Friday, 11th May, 2018.
Metalwork 2 (Essay)- 08:30 hrs. – 10:00 hrs.
Metalwork 1 (OBJ) – 10:00 hrs. – 11:00 hrs.
Basketry 2 ( (Essay)* – 08:30 hrs. – 10:30 hrs.
Basketry 1 (OBJ)* – 10:30 hrs. – 11:20 hrs.
Electronics 2 (Essay)- 13:00 hrs. – 14:00 hrs.
Electronics 1 (OBJ)- 14:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
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Monday, 14th May, 2018.
Woodwork 3 (Prac.) – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Woodwork 3 (Prac.) – 12:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
Fisheries (Alt A) 2 (Essay) * – 13:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs.
Fisheries (Alt A) 1 (OBJ)* – 15:00 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.
Electronics 3 (Prac.)- 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Electronics 3 (Prac.) – 12:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
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Monday, 14th May, 2018. to Friday, 1st June, 2018.
Basketry 3 (Project Work)*
Ceramics 3 (Project Work)*
Graphic Design 3 (Project Work)*
Jewellery 3 (Project Work)*
Leatherwork 3 (Project Work)*
Picture Making 3 (Project Work)*
Sculpture 3 (Project Work)*
Textiles 3 (Project Work)*
Date and time for each paper will be arranged by the Council.
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Tuesday, 15th May, 2018.
Applied Electricity 3 (Prac.) – 08:30 hrs. – 11:30 hrs. (1st Set)
Applied Electricity 3 (Prac.) – 12:00 hrs. – 15:00 hrs. (2nd Set)
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end of timetable

* Available to candidates in Ghana only
* Available to candidates in Nigeria only
* Available to candidates in The Gambia and Sierra Leone only
** Available to candidates in Liberia only

IMPORTANT NOTES:
1. Difference in Time on Question Paper and Timetable: Where the duration indicated on the question paper differs from that on the timetable, the one on the question paper should be followed.

2. Question Papers to be Given Out in Advance of the Dates They Are to be Taken:

(i) Visual Art 3;

Paper 3A – Instructions will be given to schools two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.
Paper 3B – Question paper sill be given to candidates two weeks before it is due to be taken.
Paper 3C – Candidates will be required to execute their projects within six months of the examination year. The period of submission of art pieces will be communicated to schools by the Council.

(ii) General Knowledge-In-Art Paper 3; The question paper for General Knowledge-In-Art 3 will be given to candidates two weeks before the paper is due to be taken.

(iii) Block Laying, Bricklaying and Concrete Works 3 (Practical); Question paper will be given to candidates three days before the paper is due to be taken.

(iv) Project Work Papers; The question papers for project work for Basketry, Graphic Design, Leatherwork, Ceramics, Sculpture, Picture Making, Textiles, Jewellery, Painting & Decoration, Dyeing & Bleaching and Leather Goods Manufacturing & Repair will be forwarded to candidates two weeks in advance of the examination. The exact date for the delivery of question papers to candidates will be communicated to them through their schools.

3. Extra Time for Blind, Deaf and Dumb Candidates: Blind, deaf and dumb candidates should be allowed one and half times the time allotted to other candidates.
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Thursday, 22 February 2018

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How to Print 2018 JAMB Mock Examination Slips

This is to inform all the candidates that have registered for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) mock examination that they can now print their examination slips.
The 2018 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination will hold on February 26, 2018, nationwide. Candidates that showed interest during registration can now print their slips and also know their mock exam centres.

Check your registered email address for your exam slip (If not found in your inbox, please check your Junk/Spam E-mail folder just in case the slip got delivered there instead of your inbox). Then proceed to any cybercafe/business centre to print it out.

OR

    Go to JAMB Mock exam slip printing portal at www.jamb.org.ng/efacility/PrintMockExaminationSlip.
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Sunday, 21 January 2018

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WhatsApp Business App is Out

WhatsApp has finally launched the much-anticipated WhatsApp Business app for Android, which is one of its biggest monetization plays. The app is free-to-download for small businesses at the moment, though it’s hard to imagine a scenario where it will be free for businesses of all sizes.
WhatsApp Business app is available in select markets, including Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the UK and the US. WhatsApp’s regular chat app has over 1 billion users worldwide and the familiarity with the platform will play a huge role in getting customers to use the app to reach businesses. WhatsApp Business is already available in India.

Just like users and their status messages, business accounts will get profiles details such as a brief business description, email address, physical addresses for stores, as well as the links to the website. The new app will also work on the desktop version.

Business chats will be clearly marked as such to let ordinary users identify this function clearly. Businesses can get confirmed or verified accounts by linking the phone number used for WhatsApp with their business phone number.

Tweet: WhatsApp Business App is Out. Download your free copy here! https://ctt.ec/55zW3+ In addition to sending and receiving messages from businesses, users can block any business account, as well as report them as spam. It’s not entirely clear though what exactly happens on reporting a business as spam. Would it be disallowed from using WhatsApp after a certain number of strikes?

Just like other customer service platforms, WhatsApp will add enhanced functionality on the business end. For now, companies will get smart messaging tools such as quick replies, greeting messages, and away messages, similar to other tools in the market. In terms of analytics, for now, businesses can see metrics like the number of messages read, what customers are liking or responding to fastest.




WhatsApp Business is not yet a full enterprise solution. Large airlines, e-commerce sites, and banks will get a customised version, according to WhatsApp. This specialized solution is likely to be WhatsApp’s big monetization play. It’s logical next step for the WhatsApp Business offering, which will be the foundation for the big business version.
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To download a copy of the WhatsApp Business, Click Here.
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