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Osun State University (UNIOSUN) Renamed to Bola Ige University and others

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The Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola has renamed the state owned university, Osun State University (UNIOSUN) after the late Bola Ige. He revealed this during the 4th and 5th convocation ceremony of the institution. He also renamed other tertiary institutions in the state. These include Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke now Bisi Akande […]

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Quality education will make a difference in the new tough Nigeria – Olashore

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Prince Bimbo Olashore, the Chairman Board of Trustees of Olashore International School, has disclosed that quality education will make a difference in the new tough Nigeria, given the unprecedented level of challenges in the global and Nigerian economy, as well the compelling need for Nigeria to be more globally competitive. He made this known at […]

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World Book Day: Lagos pupils get 1000 books from OST

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As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Book Day, the Orderly Society Trust (OST), on Thursday, donated no fewer than 1000 books to primary school pupils in Lagos. The 1000 copies reading series were presented simultaneously to Opebi Primary School, and Makoko Primary School in Lagos. Speaking at the presentation […]

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A10 year old, Basic 5 pupil wins TUMA 2016

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A 10 year old, Basic 5 pupil of Grace Children School, Gbagada, Emeka Ilozor has emerged winner of the 2016 edition of  ‘The Ultimate Mathematics Ambassador’ (TUMA) competition hosted by the Ambassadors Schools, Ota, Ogun State. In a prize giving ceremony held at the College dome in Ota, Master Emeka was crowned the new king of […]

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Breaking: JAMB Form will be N2,500 and Result will be Valid for 3 Years

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Report reaching us has it that the senate has passed a resolution which stipulates that the registration fee for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination conducted by JAMB yearly will henceforth stand at Two Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (2,500) as against the current Five Thousand six hundred and fifty Naira (5,650) This followed the adoption of the […]

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Delta UBEB sacks head teacher over alleged extortion from pupils

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The Delta State Universal Basic Education Board has reportedly relieved the Head teacher of Ojojo Primary School in Warri South Local Government Area of the state, Mrs. Konboye Mowoe, of her position for allegedly extorting money from pupils. Confirming the development, the Executive Chairman of the Board, Mr. Sunny Ogwu, said the headmistress had been […]

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Reps block plan to close 556 private schools in Abuja

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, to stop further action on plan to close 556 private schools allegedly operating illegally in the city. This followed the unanimous adoption of a motion presented under Matters of Urgent Public Importance by Rep. Albert Adeogun (PDP-Osun). Adeogun said […]

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Report blames UNILAG-SSANU crises on financial misdeeds

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The fact-finding committee set up to resolve the crises that have torn apart the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, University of Lagos, has submitted its report, investigations by our correspondent have revealed. Chief among the findings of the seven-man committee was that financial irregularities were holding down the association. The committee, which held its […]

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Academy of science accuses NUC of taking bribes

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The Nigerian Academy of Science has accused the National Universities Commission, especially some of its officials, who conduct accreditation in the nations’ universities of collecting ‘brown envelopes.’ ‘Brown envelope’ syndrome is a euphemism for bribe collection. The NAS also accused the commission of allowing government’s interference in carrying out accreditation of courses in universities. The […]

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Oshiomhole demolished UNIBEN property despite pending case – VC

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS, University of Benin by on February 28, 2016 0 Comments

The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) wants Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo to pay compensation to members of staff of University of Benin (UNIBEN) over the demolition of property in the school. Prof. Suleiman Muhammad, Zonal Coordinator, ASUU Abuja Zone, made this known when he briefed newsmen in Abuja on Sunday. Mohammad said […]

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Osinbajo, Okoh advise parents to lay Godly foundation for their children

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MOTHER of the Vice President of Nigeria, Mrs. Olabisi Osinbajo and wife of the Primate of Church of Nigeria, (Anglican Communion), Mrs. Nkasiobi Okoh on Thursday called on Nigerian parents to teach their children morals and Godly virtues that would prepare them to become good citizens of the country. Speaking during a courtesy visit by […]

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Buhari said he won’t pay N5000 stipend promised to unemployed Graduates; See the Reasons

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Buhari said he won’t pay N5000 stipend promised to unemployed Graduates. In what appears to be a major U-turn from what his campaign promises before the 2015 presidential election, president Mohammadu Buhari has said he would not pay the N5000 stipend he promised to unemployed youth in the country. See the promise here: I will […]

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