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Controversy dogs tenure of Bida poly Rector

By Akon Etumukwa An atmosphere of dissent has enveloped the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State, over the planned renewal of the tenure of its incumbent Rector, Dr Abubakar Dzukogi. The rector, whose tenure is due to elapse on May 22nd …

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UBEC to disburse N142.6billion to states

 By Akon Etumukwa     In a move that will clear the backlog of un-accessed funds in its coffers, the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has said it would soon disburse N142.6 billion to states for the development of basic education. …

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ASUP Leaders Meet, Declare Indefinite Strike From Wednesday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has announced its decision to embark on an indefinite strike with effect from Wednesday, December 12. ASUP National Treasurer, Suleiman Usman, said this while briefing reporters shortly after the union’s National Executive Council …

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COEASU suspends strike as FG pledges to meet demands

By Akon Etumukwa   The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) has announced the suspension of its two-month old strike action. National President of COEASU, Comrade Nuhu Ogirima, made the announcement in Abuja following a decision by an expanded national …

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