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ASUP Will Start Indefinite Strike Very Soon Unless…

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 23, 2015 0 Comments

Unless the Federal Government moves swiftly to avert the impending strike by polytechnic workers, students may be heading back home soon as Members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) have resolved to proceed on an indefinite strike from Wednesday February 25, when the 14-day ultimatum earlier issued to the Federal Government elapses. The […]

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NUC To Revoked Licences Of Five Universities

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 23, 2015 0 Comments

Five private Universities licenses issued by the National Universities Commission (NUC) would be revoked. The NUC has resolved to put an end to the validity of the five private universities in the country for fallen short of the operational guidelines and procedures. Our corespondent gathered that NUC has placed some of the affected universities under […]

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ASUP to Embark on Another Indefinite Strike

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 22, 2015 0 Comments

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said that they will on February 25th embark on an indefinite strike. The union had earlier on February 11 issued a two weeks ultimatum urging the federal government to immediately implement the agreement it reached with the union which led to the suspension of its strike last […]

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FG to Make First Degree the Minimum Teaching Qualification

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 20, 2015 0 Comments

The Federal Government has revealed that it is making effort to ensure that First Degree becomes the minimum teaching qualification in Nigeria. This was made known by the Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau during a reception ceremony to welcome Finish Ambassador to Nigeria, Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury, on a courtesy call. According to him the Federal […]

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Polytechnics Workers May Strike Update Today – May Resume Soon

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 16, 2015 0 Comments

The Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics (ASUP), the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) have alerted the federal government of plans to resume its suspended nationwide strike over failure of Federal Government to implement agreements entered into with the workers through their unions, liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine learnt on […]

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Universities Commission NUC has abolished the pass degree in all Nigerian universities

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 5, 2015 0 Comments

The Vice Chancellor of Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru, during the matriculation ceremony of 2014/2015 admitted students revealed that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has abolished the pass degree in all Nigerian universities with effect from the 2013/2014 academic session. According to him, this implies that the minimum pass mark for courses in […]

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FG Orders Schools to Remain Open During Election

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 4, 2015 0 Comments

The federal government has directed that all schools from the primary to the tertiary level should remain open during the general election as stipulated by the timetable of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It said there is no reason for the closure of the schools. Private schools are also expected to comply with the […]

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FG will Close Schools in View of the Up coming General Elections

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 2, 2015 0 Comments

To ensure violence free election the Federal Government will today decide if schools both private and public will go on break. This is as a result of demands from parents and other stakeholders in the sector calling on the federal government to shut down schools during the election period as schools will be target for […]

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Teacher Stabbed To Death By #Thugs In Katsina

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 8, 2014 0 Comments

Information reaching us indicated that a 25-year old primary school teacher has been stabbed to death by thugs in the Katsina State capital, Daily Trust gathered. The victim, Bishir Sagir, was attacked Tuesday night at Sabuwar Unguwa as he returned from Islamiyya school. Spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, DSP Abubakar Sadiq, said the incident […]

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Breaking News: Nigeria offers N50 Million for information on #missingschoolgirls

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 8, 2014 0 Comments

Report reaching us has it that, The Federal Government has offered a 50 million naira ($300,000) reward on Wednesday to anyone who can give reliable information leading to the rescue of more than 230 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels. The Nigeria Police authorities disclosed this as a way of encouraging people to release necessary information […]

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Good news to Nigerian Students as FG to Reintroduce #SchoolFeeding —Minister of Education

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on May 8, 2014 0 Comments

THE Federal Government is considering the reintroduction of the home-grown school feeding and health programme as a component of the Universal Basic Education programme. Supervising Minister of Education, Mr Nyesom Wike, said the feeding would boost enrolment and retention in public schools across the country. A statement by the Principal Public Relations Officer, Universal Basic […]

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ASUP STRIKE: Police Fires Tear-Gas On Protesting Students, Lecturers

The latest report we have on the ongoing protest by ASUP at the federal secretariat, Abuja, says the protest has been disrupted by police with tear-gas and water aimed at protesters – lecturers of Nigeria’s higher institutions. The police is using tear-gas and water to stop the protest that is right now going on at […]

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