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2016 NYSC Batch A (stream II) Orientation To Commence Next Week

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The NYSC Management wishes to inform all prospective Corps members that President Buhari has approved and released funds to the Scheme to hold its planned Orientation course. Consequently, Management of the Scheme has scheduled the 2016 Batch A Stream II Orientation course to commence from Monday 13th June to Wednesday 29th June 2016 Nationwide. Prospective […]

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OAU Get New Vice Chancellor

The Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has appointed Prof Ayobami Salami as the new Vice Chancellor. The decision was reached at a meeting yesterday. In a release by the registrar of the university, he replaces Prof Bamitale Omole whose tenure will expire on June 23, 2016. Ayobami is a Professor of State Application and […]

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338,227 applicants shortlisted for police job, screening begins June 6

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The Police Service Commission says it has shortlisted 338,227 applicants out of the 911,438 that applied for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force. The Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Mike Okiro, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said screening of successful applicants would begin on June 6 in the 36 states of […]

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Kwara Varsity Produces 23 First Class Graduatese

No fewer than 23 students of Kwara State University, Malete, will be graduating with first class degrees on Saturday.The university will be graduating a total of 1,099 students during its fourth convocation. The vice- chancellor of KWASU, Prof. Abdul Rasheed Na’Allah, who spoke at a pre-convocation press conference in Malete on Tuesday, said that the […]

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I did not shot down UI- VC

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on June 2, 2016 0 Comments

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Professor Idowu Olayinka, has assured that the varsity management is doing all it can to restore peace in the institution. While speaking to the press on his six-month in office on Tuesday, May 31, he also mentioned a few challenges which has been holding back the university. Olayinka […]

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NSUK ASUU Strike Suspended

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Nasarawa State University, Keffi, yesterday suspended its indefinite strike which lasted over two months. The union suspended the strike following the payment of 20 percent out of 40 percent of the total Earned Academic Allowance (EAA) owed them by the institution which amounted to N162m. The ASUU chairman […]

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Female Students Support Anti-harassment Bill At The National Assembly

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Members of the Nigerian Female Students Association reportedly stormed the National Assembly (Senate) Abuja, to show their unflinching support to the Bill for a law prescribing five-year jail term for lecturers sexually harassing female students. Led by president of the association, Miss Idongesit Micah, the students expressed great delight that the Bill has passed through second […]

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Students Of Bayelsa University Protest Over Closure Of The School

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Students from the Bayelsa State-owned Niger Delta University (NDU), Saturday, protested the indefinite closure of the university following the inability of the state Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson to pay backlog of workers’ salaries. The students under the aegis of the Niger Delta Visionary Movement (NDVM) also knocked other students’ bodies such as the Student Union […]

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UI Calls For Stakeholders And Parents Forum Meeting

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 30, 2016 0 Comments

Following the recent development that led to students being advised to vacate the campus, the University of Ibadan (UI) Management, Senate and Governing Council, have at various levels been deliberating on ways to address this problem with a view to finding lasting solution and ensuring resumption as soon as possible. Parents and other stakeholders in […]

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Enugu State Government To Improve Education Sector

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 30, 2016 0 Comments

  The Enugu State government is making moves towards solving the issue of poor performance of students in the state during external examinations. The Commissioner for Education, Professor Uche Eze, while confirming this in Enugu, said the government had introduced a uniform end-of-session examination in all schools in the state to check the continuous poor performance […]

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JAMB Sensitizes Prospective Students

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The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) have sensitized over 500 secondary school students from 12 schools in Bwari Area Council, Abuja on the use of computer-based test (CBT). According to the board, this exercise will prepare the students, who are now in Senior Secondary one and two, for the examination in a few years. […]

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NUC insists Doctors And Dentists to spend 7 years in varsity

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) says Medicine and Dentistry are still seven-year programmes in Nigerian universities and not 11 years as wrongly reported in the media recently. The commission’s explanation is contained in its weekly bulletinmade available on Thursday in Abuja. “The new Benchmark Minimum Standard (BMAS) for Medicine and Dentistry, which has since been […]

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