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BUK notice on 2nd semester undergraduate add and drop exercise, 2019/2020

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This is to inform students of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) that the Add and Drop exercise will commence from 19th April and ends 3rd May, 2021. Candidates are to ensure that they do not exceed the maximum credits allowed for the semester and to note that the exercise is for 2nd-semester courses only. Concerned students are expected to pay the...

MK-4482 shows potential to prevent and treat SARS-CoV-2 infection — ScienceDaily

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The experimental antiviral drug MK-4482 significantly decreased levels of virus and disease damage in the lungs of hamsters treated for SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health scientists. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19. MK-4482, delivered orally, is now in human clinical trials. Remdesivir, an antiviral drug already approved by the U.S. Food...

KWASU postpones 1st semester exam scheduled to commence April 19th

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This is to inform the entire University Community that the first Semester Examinations scheduled to commence on Monday 19 April, 2021 with GNS have been postponed by a week. The one-week grace is out of Management's magnanimity to allow students who have registration or other issues to resolve them before the commencement of the examinations. Students are therefore advised to...

Elechi Amadi Poly 5th ND part-time admission List, 2020/2021 session

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Captain Elechi Amadi Institute of continuing Education Admission List 5th Batch has been released. All candidates who registered for Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic ICE Admission are by this notice advised to proceed to check their admission status. How To Check captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic Admission List i. Candidates are to check their admission status via this link: http://ecampus.portharcourtpoly.edu.ng/index.php ii. Select Session iii. Click on...

New CRISPR technology offers unrivaled control of epigenetic inheritance — ScienceDaily

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Scientists have figured out how to modify CRISPR's basic architecture to extend its reach beyond the genome and into what's known as the epigenome -- proteins and small molecules that latch onto DNA and control when and where genes are switched on or off. In a paper published April 9, 2021, in the journal Cell, researchers at UC San Francisco...

EKSU SUG elects new officials via e-voting

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The Ekiti State University Students’ Union has elected new officials into its government in an online election via the University portal. The accreditation and voting commenced at exactly 9:00 am with eligible voters from their respective locations using their Matriculation Numbers as password. The turnout, which was encouraging, was applauded by stakeholders as free, fair, credible and devoid of violence. The...

Study shows past COVID-19 infection doesn’t fully protect young people against reinfection — ScienceDaily

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Although antibodies induced by SARS-CoV-2 infection are largely protective, they do not completely protect against reinfection in young people, as evidenced through a longitudinal, prospective study of more than 3,000 young, healthy members of the US Marines Corps conducted by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Naval Medical Research Center, published April 15...

HUKPOLY gets approval for new programmes

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This to inform the general public that NBTE has approved the following programmes at Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina to commence in the 2020/2021 admission exercise. Interested applicants can now obtain admission and/or Screening form at portal.hukpoly.edu.ng or nearest café. The programmes are: 1. HND Library and Information Science 2. HND Welding and Fabrication Technology 3. HND Architectural Technology 4. ND Banking and...

NOUN notice to students offering GST 302

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This is to inform all the students offering GST 302, tiled: Business Creation and Growth Plan, that uploading of the business plan will commence as follows 1. The upload of GST 302- Presentation Plan starts on the 26 April, 2021 through 16 May, 2021_2 2. GST 302 Business Plan Presentation starts on the 2 through 31 May, 2021 and will last...

Researchers find clues to sex differences in autism — ScienceDaily

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It is well established that autism occurs much more frequently in boys than in girls, and that girls seem to have a greater resilience to developing the condition. It has been unclear, however, why that is. In a new Yale-led study, researchers find that autism may develop in different regions of the brain in girls than boys and that girls...

UNN SUG notice to students on course registration

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This is to bring to your Notice, the following resolution and information on the engagement of the SUG of Univerisity of Nigeria  to the Administration on pertinent issues. Thus; 1. The Deadline for Course Registration is no longer 16th April, 2021 and has been extended till 29th April, 2021, i.e Two weeks from Today 15th April, 2021. 2 Late Course Registration...

Assessing Nigeria’s Two-Decades Spending on The Health Sector – DRPC Webinar

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PACFah@Scale project is organizing a webinar as part of activities marking the 20th Anniversary of the Abuja Declaration. The Abuja Declaration was signed in Abuja, Nigeria, on 20th April 2001 when Health Ministers of African countries, including Nigeria, met and signed the Abuja Declaration pledged to commit...

Akanu Ibiam Fed Poly HND Admission List, 2020/2021

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Akanu Ibiam Poly HND Admission List for the 2020/2021 academic session have been released. Candidates who applied for admission into the Higher National Diploma of the Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Uwana for the 2020/2021 academic session are to proceed to check their admission status. The list of admitted candidates has been uploaded online. Candidates are to follow the procedure below...

UCH, Ibadan School of Nursing admission form, 2021

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the School of Nursing, U.C.H., Ibadan for November, 2021 Class. The course is for a period of three years, following which candidates shall be presented for both the School and Nursing & Midwifery Council of Nigeria Final Examinations to qualify, be registered and licensed to practice as General Nurses...

Scientists identify human genes that fight infection — ScienceDaily

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Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have identified a set of human genes that fight SARS-CoV-2 infection, the virus that causes COVID-19. Knowing which genes help control viral infection can greatly assist researchers' understanding of factors that affect disease severity and also suggest possible therapeutic options. The genes in question are related to interferons, the body's frontline virus fighters. The study...

UCH Post Basic Occupational Health Course, 2021/2022

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the above named School for a 1- year fulltime course in Occupational Health Nursing beginning from November, 2021 leading to certification and licensing by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria as Registered Occupational Health Nurse (ROHN). The course is designed to equip Registered Nurses (RN) with the theoretical underpinnings and...

Simulations reveal how dominant SARS-CoV-2 strain binds to host, succumbs to antibodies — ScienceDaily

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Large-scale supercomputer simulations at the atomic level show that the dominant G form variant of the COVID-19-causing virus is more infectious partly because of its greater ability to readily bind to its target host receptor in the body, compared to other variants. These research results from a Los Alamos National Laboratory-led team illuminate the mechanism of both infection by...

UCH Post-Basic Perioperative Nursing admission form, 2021/2022

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the above named School for a 1-year course in Perioperative Nursing beginning from November, 2021 leading to licensing by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria as Registered Perioperative Nurse (RPON). The course is designed to equip Registered Nurses (RN) with the theoretical underpinnings and skills required for providing safe,...

WAEC new modalities for collection of attestation of result and certificate

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Nigeria wishes to inform candidates and the general public of the new modalities for the collection of Attestation of Results and printed Certificates by candidates from offices of the Council in Nigeria. The new modalities for collection of certificates apply to Private Candidates only, as School Candidates are expected to channel their requests...

Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th April 2021

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Nigeria administers 2nd highest doses in Africa — WHO. Nigeria vaccinates 1.05m persons with 1st dose. High mortality rate: FG to launch Nat’l Emergency Medical Service, Ambulance System — Minister. 2021 supplementary budget to accommodate doctors’ hazard allowance – Gbajabiamila. SEC to establish N100bn health fund to...

20 Department of Chemistry International Awards 2021 at University of York – UK

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The University of York, UK is pleased to provide a scholarship opportunity valued at £500 for successful students who are interested in studying a degree program at the Institution. Application Deadline: May 7, 2021 Eligible Countries: International Type: Undergraduate or Masters degree Value of Awards: up to £500 Number of Awards: 20 Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must; Applicants must be holders of a BSc or MChem degree course in Chemistry. Applicants must be International...

Second vaccine important for those who have not had COVID-19 to reach strong immunity — ScienceDaily

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People who have recovered from COVID-19 had a robust antibody response after the first mRNA vaccine dose, but little immune benefit after the second dose, according to new research from the Penn Institute of Immunology. The findings, published today in Science Immunology, suggest only a single vaccine dose may be needed to produce a sufficient antibody response. The team...

Strategic Support International Scholarships at University of Coimbra – Portugal 2021

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The University of Coimbra is awarding a scholarship of 2000 EUR in the first year of the program to students who applied to and were admitted in relevant study areas in terms of employment and qualified training. Application Deadline: May 15, 2021 Eligible Countries: International Type: Undergraduate degree Value of Awards: 2000 EUR Number of Awards: Not Known Eligible Field Studies: Undergraduate degree in Faculty of Science and Technology,...

2021 UTME: Know The Right UTME/O’level Subject Combination For Your Course

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Over the years we have observed that many candidates have issues matching their intended course of study with the right UTME and O'level subjects requirements. In case you do not already know, one of the first steps to your admission success is choosing the right subjects combinations for your intended course of study. Each course of study has a specific O’level and UTME...

New model proves successful in predicting COVID-19 infection rates two to three weeks in advance — ScienceDaily

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A new study by Texas A&M University researchers published in PLOS ONE details a new model for making short-term projections of daily COVID-19 cases that is accurate, reliable and easily used by public health officials and other organizations. Led by Hongwei Zhao, professor of biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, researchers used a method based on the...

Fed Poly Nasarawa HND Supplementary (batch B) admission list, 2020/2021

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Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa Supplementary(batch B) HND Admission List for the 2020/2021 academic session has been released. Candidates who applied for admission into the Higher National Diploma (ND) programme of the polytechnic for the 2020/2021 session can proceed to check their admission status. The names of admitted candidates have been uploaded online. Candidates can proceed to check their names on the attached...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 15th April 2021

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Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 15th April 2021 - Nigeria Health Watch ...

UNIBEN Senate lifts suspension of Students’ Union Executives

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The Senate of the University of Benin has lifted the suspension of the Students' Union Executives. This followed the letters of appeal by the executives to the Senate and school Management as well as interventions by the Edo state government and other stakeholders. The Union activities were suspended on 30th March, 2021, as a result of actions by the Union...

Northwest University Post-UTME results for 2020/2021 session

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Northwest University Post-UTME Result for the 2020/2021 academic session is out. All candidates who applied for admission into the Northwest University and participated in the screening exercise can proceed to check their screening results. The results have been uploaded online. Candidates are to follow the procedure below to check their screening results How to check Goodluck! Source link

Scientists generate human-monkey chimeric embryos — ScienceDaily

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Investigators in China and the United States have injected human stem cells into primate embryos and were able to grow chimeric embryos for a significant period of time -- up to 20 days. The research, despite its ethical concerns, has the potential to provide new insights into developmental biology and evolution. It also has implications for developing new models...

Augustine University announces 6th matriculation ceremony

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The newly admitted students of Augustine Univerisity Ilare for the 2020/2021 Academic Session will be matriculating at the 6th Matriculation Ceremony which has been scheduled as follows; Date: Thursday, 22 April,2021. Time: 11a.m. Venue: Convocalion Hall A zoom link will be shared for those who want to be a part of the ceremony virtually. Source link

CEPI and the African Union join forces to boost African vaccine R&D and manufacturing

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Oslo, Norway, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; April 13, 2021—The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the African Union Commission have today announced the signing of an memorandum of understanding, which aims to strengthen ties between the organisations and the Africa CDC—a specialised institution of the African...

Indonesian Government KNB Scholarships 2021 at Universitas Negeri Malang (UM), Indonesia

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KNB (Kemitraan Negara Berkembang) Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship provided by the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia, for international students from developing countries who desire to pursue their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree in Indonesian universities. The KNB Scholarship aims to increase the quality of human resources in developing countries, assist in promoting...

JAMB scraps the use of email address by candidates for UTME/DE registration

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that the use of email would no longer be required for the registration of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination and Direct Entry candidates. This was disclosed by the JAMB Boss Prof Is-haq Oloyede. According to him, from Thursday, April 15, 2021, candidates will no longer be required to provide any email...

Dietary cocoa improves health of obese mice; likely has implications for humans — ScienceDaily

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Supplementation of cocoa powder in the diet of high-fat-fed mice with liver disease markedly reduced the severity of their condition, according to a new study by Penn State researchers, who suggest the results have implications for people. Cocoa powder, a popular food ingredient most commonly used in the production of chocolate, is rich in fiber, iron and phytochemicals reported to...

School of History and Heritage Bursaries at University of Lincoln – UK 2021

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The School of History and Heritage is delighted to award up to three bursaries, by competition, to students who wish to undertake one of the degree programmes offered by the School (MA History, MA Medieval Studies, or MA Conservation of Cultural Heritage). Application Deadline: 7th May 2021 Eligible Countries: International Type: Master’s Value of Award: Up to £6320 Number of Awards: Up to 3 Eligible Field of Studies: MA History, MA...

New evidence supports mask wearing in public as key to reducing spread of COVID-19 — ScienceDaily

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A new state-by-state analysis shows a statistical association between high adherence to mask wearing and reduced rates of COVID-19 in the U.S. Charlie Fischer and colleagues at the Boston University School of Public Health in Massachusetts present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on April 14. During the COVID-19 pandemic, different states have enacted different policies on mask...

UNIMAID 2nd semester GST exam time-table, 2019/2020

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This is to inform all students of University of Maiduguri that the GST Provisional Examinations time table for Second semester 2019/2020 Session has been released. All students had to check the notice board of their respective departments and take note of their dates and time. Thank you. Source link

UMYU Post-UTME Result For 2020/2021 Session

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UMYU POST-UTME Result for the 2020/2021 academic session has been released. All candidates who applied for admission in Umaru Musa Yar'dua University and participated in the screening exercise can proceed to check their Post-UTME screening results. The UMYU Post-UTME Results have been uploaded online. Candidates are to follow the steps below to check their Post-UTME Results. How To Check UMYU Post-UTME Results Note: The...

Suppression of COVID-19 waves reflects time-dependent social activity, not herd immunity — ScienceDaily

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Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have developed a new mathematical model for predicting how COVID-19 spreads. This model not only accounts for individuals' varying biological susceptibility to infection but also their levels of social activity, which naturally change over time. Using their model, the team showed...

…Nigeria’ll soon overcome problem, says RCCG General Overseer

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From Noah Ebije, Kaduna The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye,  has  said that Nigeria’s victory in its battle against insecurity ...

Fed Poly Idah notice to newly admitted ND/HND students, 2020/2021

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This is to inform newly admitted candidates for the 2020/2021 academic session into NDI&HNDI that they are requested to begin registration from Monday 19th April 2020 Required documents needed: 1. Jamb admission letter (ND&HND) 2. School admission letter/Acceptance Letter  3. ND result/Transcript/evidence of Transcript (for HND) only 4. O/L result (NECO, WAEC, &NABTEB) 5. IT letter (HND Only) 6. State of origin certificate 7. RRR/ Post UTME...

How One Indigenous Nigerian Foundation is Funding Diabetes Care in Southeast Nigeria

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By Amarachi Okeh (Lead Writer) Nothing prepared Emmanuel Uchenna, founder of PJosh Diabetes Foundation, for his meeting with Samson Tamaraubrakemi, a 17-year-old who had Type 1 Diabetes, and who was sent away by his family because they could no longer afford to take care of him. Described as one...

How to purchase JAMB 2021 Registration e-PIN Online

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To make it easier for candidates to acquire the 2021 UTME/DE registration PINs instead of queuing up in banks and other outlets, provision has been made for candidates to make payment online and have the ePIN directly sent to their phones. Many candidates do not know how to go about this. This post is to show you how to do...

AFIT payment of fees procedure for newly admitted students, 2020/2021

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The management of Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) has published the acceptance fee and school fees payment procedure for all newly admitted students of the school for the 2020/2021 session. Find below the guidelines for payment of acceptance and other fees into the Air Force Institute of Technology. This information is for the newly admitted ND and BEng/BSc students...

Potential mechanistic link shown between Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer’s disease — ScienceDaily

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Violent blows or jolts to the head can cause traumatic brain injury (TBI), and there are currently about five million people in the U.S. living with some form of chronic impairment after suffering a TBI. Even in a mild form, TBI can lead to lifelong nerve cell deterioration associated with a wide array of neuropsychiatric conditions. Tragically, there are...

2021 UC/GBCA Scholarships at University of Canberra – Australia

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Applications are invited for the 2021 UC/GBCA Scholarships which is offered to International students who are willing to study a degree program at the University of Canberra – Australia. Application Deadline: 1st June 2021 Eligible Countries: International Type: Bachelor’s and Master’s, and PhD Value of Award: 15% of the tuition fee Number of Awards: Not Known Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must; be an international student applying to the University of Canberra for...

The slower the better while driving over them, says researcher — ScienceDaily

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Slow down. Baby on board. So says UBC Okanagan researcher and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Hadi Mohammadi. His new research, conducted in collaboration with Sharif University of Technology, determines that accelerating over speed bumps poses a danger for pregnant women and their fetuses. "There is lots of research about the importance of movement for women during pregnancy," explains Mohammadi, who...

Akwa Ibom SUBEB Teachers’ recruitment

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Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for a teaching career in Akwa Ibom State Universal Basic Education Board ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be indigenes of Akwa Ibom State Must not be above 35 years of age. Only those with certificates should apply (no statement or awaiting result). Must not be enrollees of N-power or FST. Must not be cultists. QUALIFICATION FOR APPOINTMENT: To qualify for appointment...

FUTA notice on matriculation and induction of fresh postgraduate students, 2019/2020

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This is to inform all students that the 2019/2020 Induction & Matriculation Ceremonies for Fresh Postgraduate Students of Federal University of Technology Akure is to hold as follows Date - Thursday, April 15, 2021 Venue - Main Auditorium  Time - 8 AM Source link
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BUK notice on 2nd semester undergraduate add and drop exercise, 2019/2020

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This is to inform students of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) that the Add and Drop exercise will commence from 19th April and ends 3rd...

MK-4482 shows potential to prevent and treat SARS-CoV-2 infection — ScienceDaily

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The experimental antiviral drug MK-4482 significantly decreased levels of virus and disease damage in the lungs of hamsters treated for SARS-CoV-2 infection, according to...

KWASU postpones 1st semester exam scheduled to commence April 19th

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This is to inform the entire University Community that the first Semester Examinations scheduled to commence on Monday 19 April, 2021 with GNS have...