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Why we went on strike – UniUyo ASUU

The one-week warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities has crippled academic activities at the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom. The lecturers have deserted lecture rooms at the Uyo campus, its annex and the main campus of …

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AAU shuts down over students’ protest

Authorities of the Edo State owed university, the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma has shut down the institution following violent protest by students of the institution. The students were protesting alleged 200 percent increase in the tuition fees of the institution. …

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Why we sacked 23 University staff- FUNAAB

The management of the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Abeokuta, has explained why it sacked 23 of the university non – teaching staff, majorly of whom are members of the institution’s chapter of the Senior Staff Association Nigeria Universities (SSANU), …

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The New Oyo State Education Policy: Ruin or Legacy?

It saddens that education has lost its glories. A peep into the system of education in Nigeria reflects that a more efficient curriculum needs to be in place. However, every time new effect is added to Nigeria’s education policy, our …

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JAMB adopts ‘pin vending’ for 2017 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it will adopt “pin vending”  for the 2017 UTME test, advising intending candidates to get familiar with the new approach. The board’s Head of Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, told the News …

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JAMB adopts pin vending for 2017 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will adopt “pin vending”  for the 2017 UTME test, advising intending candidates to get familiar with the new approach. Its Head of Media and Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, told the News …

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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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