Notice to AKSU 2016 Supplementary and Direct-Entry admission candidates

Notice to AKSU 2016 Supplementary and Direct-Entry admission candidates

Candidates who have applied for the 2016 supplementary and Direct Entry admission into Akwa Ibom State University are advised to proceed online immediately and generate their respective Admission screening dates and schedule using the steps outlined below:
(b) Supply your UTME or DE registration number and click the SUBMIT button
(c) Verify that your details are correct and update your State/Local Government of origin particulars accordingly.
(d) Click the CHECK SCREENING DATE button
(e) Visit and click the on REGISTER NOW LINK
(f) Select ENTRANCE icon.
(g) Click the REGISTER NOW tab.
(h) Carefully type-in your 2016 UTME or Direct-Entry registration number and click on the VERIFY button
(i) Click on the PRINT icon, located on the right hand side of the REGISTERED icon
(j) Select PRINT option to generate and print the Screening schedule (date and time). 

(1) The screening slip so-printed in step (j) above is among the documents that MUST be presented by the candidates during the screening process.
(2) All candidates are advised to be at their screening venue at least thirty (30) minutes before the scheduled screening time. Lateness will NOT be tolerated. The venue of all screening is the main campus of the University (Ikot Akpaden in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area)
(3) Candidates are kindly advised to note procedure (a-j) above and adhere to it strictly.

Candidates are once more reminded to appear for screening exercise with the following:
- Screening schedule slip printed from the University portal.
- 2016 UTME result slip showing the candidate’s photograph in colour. (DE candidates should provide their JAMB DE registration slip).
- Photocopies of credentials and result checking scratch card (NECO, WAEC, NABTEB, as the case may be) or O’Level examination registration slip (for candidates awaiting result). Candidates are advised to purchase genuine WAEC, NECO and NABTEB result scratch cards from e-library of the University (main campus) on their respective screening dates.
- Quarto sized envelope with Name, desired Course of Study and UTME/DE registration number boldly written on it.
- Four (4) recent coloured passport-size photograph. NOTE: The Photograph uploaded/presented will be the only valid Identification for all admitted candidates throughout their stay in Akwa Ibom State University. Application for change of passport photograph by candidates offered provisional admission shall not be allowed. This same passport photograph, uploaded by such candidates would be used on their degree certificates.
- Copy of Certificate of origin from the Local Government.

Technical difficulties/ challenges should be directed to the email address: OR
(1) 0803 055 5482    (2) 0705 233 6985    (3) 0815 521 2097    (4) 0703 287 4388
Lactobacillus and Pediococcus as Probiotics

Lactobacillus and Pediococcus as Probiotics

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for our health, especially the digestive system. We usually think of bacteria as something that causes diseases. But the body is full of bacteria, both good and bad. Probiotics are often called "good" or "helpful" bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy.
Probiotics are naturally found in the body. You can also find them in some foods and supplements.
The Lactobacillus species
Lactobacillus refers to a group of lactic acid producing, friendly bacteria that make up many of the 400 normal probiotic species in the human body. Lactobacilli provide many benefits, including the following:

  • Inducing growth factors and increasing the bioavailability of minerals.

  • Stabilizing the mucosal barrier and decreasing intestinal permeability.

  • Reducing undesirable bacteria by producing lactic acid and hydrogen peroxide.

  • Immunomodulating effects such as promoting healthy immune function.

  • Promoting healthy levels of Candida albicans.
Lactobacillus is used for treating and preventing diarrhea, including infectious types such as rotaviral diarrhea in children and traveler's diarrhea. It is also used to prevent and treat diarrhea associated with using antibiotics.

Some people use lactobacillus for general digestion problems; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); colic in babies; Crohn's disease; inflammation of the colon; and a serious gut problem called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in babies born prematurely. Lactobacillus is also used for infection with Helicobacter pylori, the type of bacteria that causes ulcers, and also for other types of infections including urinary tract infections (UTIs), vaginal yeast infections, to prevent the common cold in adults, and to prevent respiratory infections in children attending daycare centers. It is also being tested to prevent serious infections in people on ventilators.

Lactobacillus is used for skin disorders such as fever blisters, canker sores, eczema (allergic dermatitis); and acne.

It is also used for high cholesterol, lactose intolerance, Lyme disease, hives, and to boost the immune system.

Women sometimes use lactobacillus suppositories to treat vaginal infections and urinary tract infections (UTIs).
The members of the genus Pediococcus have long history of application in the food and food processing industry. They have found their utility either as a direct effector of the fermentation that resulted in the desired fermented food product or as an added microbe in certain cases to produce a desired additional effect like specific aroma in the some wines. They produce diacetyl compounds which results in the formation of butterscotch aroma. They are used in the manufacture of sauerkraut from cabbage through their ability to ferment the sugar in cabbage to lactic acid. In addition, they are applied as the beneficial microflora in the preparation of cheese and yoghurt. With a host of beneficial effects under their kitty the strains from this genus can certainly boast of becoming very useful part of the existing probiotic bacterial strains. The two major species identified so far in this genus are:

Pediococcus acidilactici

Although Pediococcus acidilactici is not a natural component of the microintestinal flora, it is safe (belongs to the GRAS list) and has been well studied in the feed field where several probiotic effects have been reported. P. acidilactici was isolated from a vegetable source. It reduces food storage spoilage by inhibiting pathogens and putrefactive bacteria. This strain is very resistant to destruction by stomach acids. Animal research has shown that P. acidilactici is able to balance the intestinal microflora and reduce the risk of suboptimal health. Moreover, current results indicate that P. acidilactici is able to promote a healthy inflammatory response in the intestines, as well as support a healthy immune response. P. acidilactici produces several different antimicrobial compounds that lessen the number of pathogenic bacteria. It actively competes against Listeria.
Pediococcus Pentosaceus
The Pediococcus pentosaceus strains are found in abundance in the human breast milk. They could efficiently resist conditions of low pH, high bile salt concentration as well as enzymes like pepsin. They have shown good passage capabilities through the stomach and colonize the gut within the hosts. The bacteriocins produced by them are able to inhibit the growth of the pathogens like Listeria monocytogenes. Therefore, they can be tried out as effective component of probiotic products.
IMOPOLY 1st Semester Academic Calendar 2016/2017

IMOPOLY 1st Semester Academic Calendar 2016/2017

The first semester Academic Calendar of Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo for 2016/2017 academic session is as stated below;

Monday 17-Academic Board
Wednesday 19- congregation of staff
Thursday 20- School resumes
Thursday 20- Registration begins for HND2 students
Saturday 22- Arrival of New & old students
Monday 24- lectures begins for New students
Monday 24-Registration Begins for New students
Friday 28-Opening of Academic year prayer service
Monday 31- Orientation for New Students.

Wednesday 02- End of Orientation
Thursday 03- lecture begins for New students
Thursday 03- School Resumes for Regular 2
Monday 07- Formal Registration ends for all students
Tuesday 08-late registration{with penalty} for all
Friday 11- late registration ends for all students
Wednesday 16- ACADEMIC BOARD MEETING for consideration of result

December 2016
Friday 16- Matriculation Ceremony
Saturday17- Chirstmas Break
YABATECH Notice To 2016/2017 Admission Screening Candidates

YABATECH Notice To 2016/2017 Admission Screening Candidates

The management of Yaba College Of Technology (YABATECH) wishes to inform all Post-UTME screening candidates that their presence will not be required for the 2016/2017 post utme screening exercise.

Ensure that details of your uploaded results are correct.
You will be informed through SMS on the procedure for printing out your result.

NB: please be reminded that the post-utme screening application/correction of o-level results ends on October 22nd, 2016
Fed Poly Nekede 2016/2017 Academic Calendar

Fed Poly Nekede 2016/2017 Academic Calendar

The academic calendar of the Federal Polytechnic Nekede for 2016/2017 academic session has been made available.

The break down of academic activities is as indicated below;

1) Sunday 6th November 2016.- ------------2016/2017 first semester begins.

2) Sunday 6th November 2016 -- -----------Arrival of OLD and NEW Students (ND1,HND1 and HND2).

3) Monday 7th, November 2016-- -----------Registration of NEW Students(ND1 and HND2) begins.

4) Monday 7th,November 2016-- ------------Lectures begin for OLD students (HND2).

5) Monday 5th,December 2016-- ------------Lectures begin for NEW students (ND1 and HND1).

6) Sunday 8th,January 2017. -- ------------ND2 students on 4 months IT resume.

7) Mon 6th- Wed 8th Feb 2017 - -------------Orientation of NEW students.

8) Thursday 6th February 2017 - ------------- MATRICULATION.

9) Thursday 30th, March 2017 -- -------- End of Lectures.

10) Mon 20th-Fri.25 March 2017 ------------- First Semester REVISION.

11) Monday 27th March 2017. ------------- 2016/2017 First Semester EXAM begins.

12) Saturday 15th April 2017. --------------2016/2017 First Semester EXAM ends.

13) Sunday 16th April 2017 . --------------2016/2017 First semester BREAK.

14) Sunday 23rd April 2017.--------------2016/2017 SECOND Semester begins.

15) Monday 24th April 2017.----------------- Second Semester LECTURES begins.

16) Mon 19th -Fri. 23th June 2017.-----------Students Union Week.

17) Mon 19th June 2017----------------------------- Students Union Government Manifesto

18) Wednesday 21st June 2017. --------------- Students Union Government Election.

19) Thursday 22nd June 2017 --------------------- RAG DAY.

20) Friday 7th July 2017.---------------------- End of second semester lectures.

21) Mon 10th-Fri.14th July 2017 -------------- Second semester REVISION.

22) Monday 17th July 2017 --------------------2016/2017 Second semester EXAM begins.

23) Monday 7th August 2017-------------------- 2016/2017 Second semester EXAM ends.
Kwara Poly 2016/2017 HND Admission List Is Out

Kwara Poly 2016/2017 HND Admission List Is Out

The management of Kwara State Polytechnic (KWARAPOLY) has released the HND admission list for 2016/2017 academic session.

How To Check kwarapoly Admission Status

-Enter your Registration Number/Applicant's ID and Surname in the spaces provided.

-Provide answer to the CAPTCHA on the page correctly

-Click on "submit" to access your admission status
UNN Freshers Orientation Exercise 2016/2017 Announced

UNN Freshers Orientation Exercise 2016/2017 Announced

This is to inform the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Community that the Orientation Programme for 2016/2017 Freshmen of the University of Nigeria Nuskka is scheduled as follows:

Date: Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th.

Time: 8am to 5:30pm Daily.

Venue: Ekpo Ref Convocation Arena, University of Nigeria Nsukka.

Please Note that it’s Lecture Free Days for all the First Year Students and the Orientation programme is compulsory for all the freshmen.
UNN 2016/2017 Diploma Admission In Music Announced

UNN 2016/2017 Diploma Admission In Music Announced

This is to inform all interested candidates that the sale of Diploma Form for 2016/2017 admission into the Department of Music, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka has commenced.

Visit the University of Nigeria website ( or the University of Nigeria Portal ( log in your phone number to generate and download a payment invoice which contains a Remitta number, the invoice will enable you make payment it any Commercial Bank.

With the payment invoice, the candidate is required to pay Five thousand naira (5,000.00) processing fee. Ensure that the invoice number is keyed in appropriately at the Bank and obtain a confirmation slip containing a confirmation number and your invoice number.

Visit the University of Nigeria website or portal ( or. unn.portal. again and login your phone number, the confirmation and invoice numbers and then complete the Diploma Form on-line.

Application starts on Monday October 24, 2016 and closes on Monday
MOUAU 2016/2017 Admission List is out

MOUAU 2016/2017 Admission List is out

We're pleased to inform all prospective students of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, that the 2016/2017 Admission List has been released.

According to the institution, all successful candidates are expected to accept their admission (Obviously by paying their acceptance fee) on or before the next 3 weeks.

Successful candidates are expected to register online and submit all necessary documents as requested on the online portal.

To check your MOUAU admission status right now, follow this steps;

1. Visit the checking portal by clicking here.
2. On the page that loads up, click the link that says "2016/2017 Admission Status".
3. Enter your JAMB registration number in the field of the pop-up that appears and click "OK". Your status should be revealed to you.

If you are using a mobile device to check, ensure you are not using opera mini. If this procedure does not still work at all on your mobile device, please use a computer system and follow the above procedures.

Ensure you share your testimonies in the comment box below and let us know if you have any issues so we can resolve it as a community.