EDUCATION

LAUTECH reopens, releases calendar, date of examination

After eight months of strike, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has announced that the institution will resume studies on January 27. The closure of the institution over non-payment of staff salaries had also led to series of protest by ...

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FRESH: NYSC releases time-table for 2016 Batch B stream II

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has released a statement indicating that printing of call-up letters begins on Saturday, January 21st,  while commencement of orientation course is scheduled for 24th January, 2017. According to the statement: “The NYSC Management wishes ...

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UNIMAID Professor, 4 others killed in early morning explosion

The Borno state police command has released a statement on the twin blasts that occurred on the campus of the University of Maiduguri in the early hours of today, stating that four persons including a professor were killed and 15 ...

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NASU, SSANU, NAAT to begin 5-day warning strike on Monday

Non-academic unions in the Nigerian universities say they will on Monday embark on a five-day warning strike over the inability of the Federal Government to implement the 2009 Agreements with the unions. The unions are the Senior Staff Association of ...

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Nigerian scholar appointed Rhodes Professor at Oxford University

A Nigerian scholar, Wale Adebanwi, has been appointed to the prestigious Rhodes Professorship in Race Relations in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Adebanwi, who is currently a professor at the University of ...

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Visually impaired candidates often cheat during examinations –  WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has revealed that vsually impaired candidates often collude during examinations and that accounts for why their performance has “not really been wonderful”. Frances Iweha-Onukwu, head of test administration of WAEC Nigeria, made this known ...

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Open University hosts 12th NUSSA Games

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is hosting the 12th Nigerian Universities Staff Sports Association  (NUSSA) Games slated for the 8th – 16th December, 2016, in Kaduna. The Games, which is aimed at fostering strong social collaboration among participating ...

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ASUU tells lecturers to go back to work

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday confirmed that it had ended its one week nationwide warning strike over the non-implementation of a 2009 agreement with the Federal Government. The President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who said this ...

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NUC approves Borno State University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Monday announced the approval/commencement of academic programmes at the Borno State University in Maiduguri, the state capital. The approval was stated in a letter presented to the Governor of the state, Kasim Shettima by ...

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Nigeria approves 8 new private universities

One of the key achievements of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday in Abuja, was the approval of eight new private Universities in the country. Addressing State House correspondents on the outcome of the FEC meeting, the Minister of ...

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