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Students plan to build N100m hostel in Unilorin

The University of Ilorin Postgraduate Students Association (POGSASS) said on Monday it would organise a N100 million fundraiser for the construction of hostel accommodation for postgraduate students. Mr Adebola Moses, the president of the association, stated this at the presentation …

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DON ADVOCATES USE OF CALCULATORS IN SCHOOLS

Alade Abimbade, a  professor of  Educational Technology at the University of  Ibadan,  has urged examination bodies in the country to encourage the use of calculators in schools.   Abimbade made the call in an inaugural lecture he delivered  on Thursday night …

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UniAbuja VC harps on normalcy in institution

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja, Prof. Michael Adikwu, on Friday pledged to restore normalcy to the institution.   He made the pledge while receiving an award of excellence from the delegation of the Joint Campus Committee of the National Association …

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ABIA POLY ASUP SUSPENDS 12-DAY-OLD STRIKE

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in  Abia Polytechnic, Aba, on Saturday suspended its 12 days old strike. The union had on Aug. 12 embarked on strike following the Governing Council and management’s failure to pay lecturers’ salary arrears. …

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Stakeholders reject WAEC’s decisions on sick candidates

Stakeholders in the education sector on Thursday frowned at the decision taken by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) not to allow sick candidates to sit in the forthcoming November/December examinations. WAEC had  on Wednesday asked sick candidates to stay …

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UNIOSUN shut as students protest death of colleague

The management of the Osun State University has closed down the Ikire Campus of the university indefinitely.   Our correspondent gathered that the management in a memo issued by the Registrar of the university announced the indefinite closure of the …

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Educationist tasks pupils on hand washing

The Director, Minbar- Minds Children School, Abule-Egba, Lagos, Mr. Muyili Abdulazeez, has urged pupils and their parents to be washing their hands regularly to avoid contracting any disease. The appeal came as he said that Muslims are one-step ahead of …

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