The Academic Staff Union of Universities has expressed optimism that the Federal Government would be committed to implementing decisions of a new negotiation team on the 2009 agreements. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, raised the hope during interview with the New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. NAN recalls that ASUU had
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DR Uthman Taofeek, Director, University Health Services, at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, has warned students against self-medication. Taofeek, who spoke on Saturday in Minna, at an orientation programme for Pre-Degree and IJMB students [...]
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SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has tasked Northern leaders to invest in education even as he said this was the only way to deal with illiteracy level for Nigeria to achieve [...]
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Kaduna state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof Andrew Nok, has said that the state government would phase out the use of firewood in its 29 boarding schools across the state. Nok said that [...]
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GOVERNOR of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has officially handed over the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development building (a CBN 2011 intervention project) to the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State. [...]
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ALHAJI Tanko Yakasai, former special adviser on National Assembly matter to former president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, has stressed the need for a law that would enforce first class traditional rulers in the North to dedicate [...]
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THE relationship between the National Youth Service Corps and Ede community, a town where the camp of NYSC is located in Osun State, has been further strengthened with the recent donation of wheelchairs to some physically challenged individuals by the NYSC in the town.
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Dr Abubakar Abdul Dzukogi assumed duties as rector, Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State, in April 2015, succeeding Engineer Abdullahi Sule, who served in that capacity for nine years. Two years in the saddle, Dzukogi discusses [...]
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IN celebrating the World Book Day, Mrs Funmi Ilori, founder, iRead Mobile Library, has said that for every child’s basic need, which is education, to be actualised, Nigeria must ensure that the millennium development goal, MDG 2, is implemented and sustained.
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IN its quest to do away with alternative to practical prevalent in many public schools, Dufil Prima Food Plc, has donated science laboratory equipment to Mainland Senior High School, Jibowu, Lagos.
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THE Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates’ Association (UNIFEMGA), an association of Muslim alumni of the university, will hold its annual Public Lecture/Luncheon in Lagos, with the aim to sensitize its members and members of the public on important issues and areas that are beneficial to their needs.
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THE Universal Basic Education Commission has said it has revived the supply of textbooks to public schools, pledging that all textbooks needed by every Nigerian child in public schools will be supplied before the end [...]
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VICE Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Prof. Abdallah Uba Adamu, has identified as the biggest challenge, people’s acceptability of the institution as a fully accredited university, like other conventional ones.
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CLEMENT IDOKO and GLORIA OLOCHE write on candidates’ travails, the knocks and commendations surrounding the ongoing 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration. VIRTUALLY all candidates for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) [...]
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THE former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has called on the Federal Government to elevate the Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State to a full-fledged special university of education (technical). He said such step would widen students’ access to higher degrees in technical education and equip them with employable skills.
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PROFESSOR of Public Administration and independent scholar, Professor Ladipo Adamolekun, has stated that the adoption of public-private-partnership in the near future would turn around the fortunes of primary and secondary education.
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College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State, recently administered the oath of matriculation on 1,150 fresh students at the institution’s campus in Ikere-Ekiti. The provost, Professor Mojisola Adenike Oyarekua, thereafter spoke with SAM NWAOKO on her [...]
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