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[#News] : No ASUU strike soon as Nigerian govt properly handles controversial issues – Official

  The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Thursday gave an indication that there would be no strike by lecturers in the near future. The union declared satisfaction with how the federal government was handling some controversial issues that led to last November’s warning strike. It also expressed confidence that the future of Nigerian […]

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[#News] : Anti-Corruption Group Exonerates JAMB Boss Of Wrongdoing

An Anti Corruption Group, CESJET has exonerated the registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Oloyede of any wrong doing in an alleged N2 billion fruad by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), describing it false. Addressing journalists in Abuja CESJET Convener/Executive Secretary, Comrade Ikpa Isaac said the petition against Professor […]

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[Education] : LAUTECH student leaders in free-for-all over governor’s ‘N500,000 largesse’

The much-publicised protest by students over the seven-month closure of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomosho, ended in controversy on Monday as student leaders fought over a largesse, allegedly from Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi. Students from various universities had gathered for the protest in Ibadan, capital of one of the two owner states […]

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[Education] : How I emerged best graduating student in my university – Ireti Akinsola

Ireti Akinsola, the Best Graduating Student of the 2015/2017 set at Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, has spoken about how she achieved the feat. She also said the current national economic recession is an opportunity for the country to develop its other sectors. Ms. Akinsola, a Geology graduate with CGPA of 4.89, told the News […]

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[Education] : Claims and counter-claims as TASUED SUG president is arrested and released

Report by – IjebuMetro ; Confused voices as TASUED SUG President is arrested and released It has been claims and counter claims in Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu Ode as news filtered out of disturbances in the institution. It all started on the morning of Tuesday, January 3, 2017 when the first semester examination […]

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[Education] : LASU resumes, fixes first semester exams for Feb 13th

After the Yuletide celebration, the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, yesterday, announced its resumption of studies for the ongoing 2016/2017 academic session, stating that its First Sememster Examination across the Faculties is billed to start from Monday, February 13 to Friday, March 3, 2017. In a statement issued by the Office of the Vice Chancellor, […]

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[News] : Dangote Cement Gives Scholarship To Ibese Host Communities

In keeping with its quest to contribute to the development of education in the country, the management of Dangote Cement Plc, Ibese plant in Ogun state would be announcing a fresh multi-million naira scholarship awards for secondary school and higher institution students from its host communities. The scholarship award which is part of the company’s […]

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[News] : Delta’s Home-Grown School Feeding Programme Kicks off

In this report, Omon-Julius Onabu writes that Delta State is set to kick off of its school feeding programme     A two-day expanded stakeholders meeting on homegrown school feeding programme recently held in Asaba, the Delta State capital, aimed chiefly at fine-tuning the process and working instruments for the implementation of the Delta State […]

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[News] : FG school feeding programme begins in Anambra

The Presidency on Thursday said the National Homegrown School Feeding scheme, a component of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programmes, has started in Anambra State. According to a statement by the Laolu Akande, spokesman of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the pupils were served moin-moin garnished with vegetables on the first day of the exercise. Akande said […]

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[News] : Delta Govt. disowns 700 staff in tertiary schools

Over 700 academic and non-academic staff of some tertiary institutions in Delta state, whose names were not on the State’s payroll have been disowned over ‘illegal’ employment. The state’s Commissioner for Higher Education, Mr Jude Sinebe, announced this at a news conference in Asaba on Wednesday. The commissioner said there was no provision for such employment before […]