EDUCATION

FG inaugurates committee to renegotiate 2009 agreement with ASUU

The Nigerian Government on Monday in Abuja inaugurated a committee to re-negotiate the 2009 FGN/ University Based Staff Unions Agreement. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who performed the inauguration, said it was a demonstration of Federal Government’s commitment ...

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Nigerian becomes first black woman president of Harvard Law Review

A Nigerian named ImeIme Umana, has made history as the first black woman president of the Harvard Law Review, a prestigious legal journal in the United States. Ms. Umana, who is of Nigerian descent, but hails from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in ...

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NECO to commence sale of common entrance forms

The National Examinations Council (NECO) says it has concluded preparations to begin sales of its 2017 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) forms. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the examination is for admission of candidates into the Junior ...

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Government appeals to ASUP to shelve strike; threatens no work, no pay

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), to suspend it 5-day warning strike. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment made the appeal in a statement made available to the ...

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Ogun Assembly passes bill upgrading MAPOLY to a university

Ogun House of Assembly  on Tuesday passed a bill upgrading Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) to a University of Science and Technology. Mr Adeyinka Mafe, the Majority Leader, moved the motion for the third reading of the bill during plenary in ...

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No certificate, no promotion – Kwara Government

Speaking in Ilorin on Monday, Kwara State Head of Service (HOS), Hajia Zara Omar, said teachers in public schools in the state have until the end of February to submit originals of their academic certificates as a condition to writing the ...

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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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