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Students protest: Oyo orders closure of schools

Says NLC strike is illegal   Oyo State Government has ordered the immediate closure of all primary and secondary schools in the state as a way of protecting the lives and properties of the entire citizenry.   In a statement …

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Reps Seek Recall Of Open Varsity VC

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education and Services have appealed to the federal government to rescind its sack of the Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Vincent Tenebe.   The lawmakers …

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FG Scraps Post UTME, Pegs Cut-off Point At 180

The federal government yesterday announced the cancellation of the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) into the nation’s institutions of higher learning. Post UTME is usually conducted by universities for candidates after they have passed the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations. …

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Nigerian Varsities Secure Access To 100,000 E-Books

‎ By NAN   — No fewer than 100, 000 e-books are now available to Nigerian universities via the Nigerian Research and Education Network.(NgREN).   Prof. Julius Okojie, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), made this disclosure at the …

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FG sacks 106 staff of varsity staff schools

AT least 106 workers of University Staff schools in the country have been allegedly sacked by the Federal Government, while another 76 members from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, Osun State were also said to be on the waiting list …

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FG to employ 500,000 new teachers- Minister

The Federal Ministry of Education on Thursday reiterated its resolve to recruit 500,000 new teachers to enhance academic activities in the 104 Unity Colleges across the country. The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, announced this while speaking …

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