COVID-19: Foundation gives N2.5m bursary to pupils

An NGO, Stephen Akintayo Foundation, on Sunday, gave out N50,000 each to 50 students to assist in the payment of their school fees. The founder of the group, Dr Stephen Akintayo, said that the intervention would help cushion the harsh economic conditions many parents and students were facing. Akintayo stated this during the presentation of bursary awards to the students at Radisson Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that beneficiaries got the bursary through cheques written in favor of their different schools. The bursary was paid…

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UTME registration forms for 2021/2022 ready soon

UTME and Direct Entry (DE) registration forms for 2021/2022 and Direct Entry (DE), will soon go on sale. The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) made this known in its latest bulletin. It said it has concluded all arrangements to commence the sale. It asked candidates for both the DE and the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to watch out for an announcement not later than March 24. According to JAMB, the 2021 exercise was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The board, therefore, warned that any ongoing sale of…

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