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Why students don’t read for SSCE – NGO

A Zaria-based Non Governmental Organisation, Teens and Times, said on Wednesday that about 95 per cent of students writing Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations do not read, but pay their way out of school. The Coordinator of the NGO, Nnenna …

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PhD holder dies on graduation day

A doctoral degree graduate of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Dr Abdulhafeez Adedimeji died on Saturday morning hours before the graduation ceremony of the institution. Adedimeji’s  death was disclosed by Dean, Faculty of Post Graduate Studies of the University, Professor …

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LASU sacks 13 for fraud, stealing, forgery

The Lagos State University (LASU) has announced the dismissal of thirteen members of its staff for various offences. A statement issued by the institution at the weekend said the decision was reached by the Governing Council “at its 112th Statutory …

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Parents happy as JAMB stops use of scratch cards

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has, in a recent decision, planned to stop the use of scratch cards for registration and checking of results. Parents in Lokoja however, have applauded the decision of the board saying it will …

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FG plans national framework to end HND/BSc disparity

To end the disparity between polytechnic and university graduates, the Federal Government will soon introduce a National Vocational Qualification Framework (NVQF). Dr Margaret Ladipo, the Rector of Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), announced the plan at the 30th pre-convocation news …

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Unilorin to inaugurate 15 projects during convocation

No fewer than 15 newly completed projects are to be inaugurated at the University of Ilorin as part of activities marking the institution’s 32nd Convocation Ceremonies. The University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday in Ilorin stated that the projects …

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Buhari’s govt causing a decline in education – ASUU

  Buhari’s govt causing a decline in education – ASUU The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is sliding the country’s educational sector into a decline, said the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at the university of Jos (UNIJOS) today. …

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Prioritise teachers’ welfare, NANS urges FG

As Nigeria, yesterday, joined the rest of the world to mark the 2016 International Teachers’ Day, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has felicitated with all the Teachers in Nigeria, even as it urged the Federal Government to prioritize …

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