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APC Campaign Manifesto on Education

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 28, 2015 0 Comments

Fully implement and enforce the provisions of the Universal Basic Education Act with emphasis on gender equity in primary and secondary school enrollment whilst improving the quality and substance of our schools; Targeting up to 15% of our annual budget for this critical sector whilst making substantial investments in training quality teachers at all levels […]

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Cheapest School to Go in Nigeria – Check Current School Fees Payment For Various Schools

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 27, 2015 0 Comments

Cheapest School to Go in Nigeria – Check Current School Fees Payment For Various Schools. This is the current school fees payment for various Nigerian Institution. Below are the Lists of Nigerian Institution and their various school fees *KWARAPOLY=INDEGENE-#28,000, NON INDEGENE-#44,000 *LAUTECH=INDEGENE-65,000, NON INDEGENE-#72,500 (STAYLITE-300L UPWARD= #40,000 TO #50,000)r *AAUA=#24,500 *UNIBEN=FRESHERS- #45,000 (STAYLITE SCIENCE-#14,000, STAYLITE […]

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FG Approves Establishment of 9 New Private Varsities

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 27, 2015 0 Comments

The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved the establishment of nine private universities in Ogun, Lagos, Osun, Akwa-Ibom, Kwara and Delta states. Read more: Full List JAMB Accredited Higher Institutions in Nigeria The new private universities were listed as follows Augustine University,Ilara, Lagos State; Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State; Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State; Hallmark University, […]

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ASUP SuspendedProposed Strike Action

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 25, 2015 0 Comments

The proposed strike action by the Academic staff Union of Polytechnics that was expected to begin today has been suspended. This followed the 5-hour long meeting the union had yesterday with the Federal Government delegates. According to the union the discussions it had with government and other stakeholders were fruitful. It was learnt that Shekarau […]

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ASUP Strike Update: FG to Meet with ASUP Today Over Impending Strike Action

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 24, 2015 0 Comments

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics will today meet in Abuja with the federal Government to find a way of averting the imminent strike action proposed by ASUP to commence tomorrow 25th of February, 2015. Part of the demands of the union includes “the Federal Government should, without further delay dissolve the Governing Councils of […]

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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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