UNILAG 2020/2021 Post-UTME examination postponed indefinitely

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has postponed its post-UTME screening until further notice. The institution made this announcement in a short statement posted on its website on Thursday morning. UNILAG said, “new dates will be communicated as soon as possible,” for the screening which was to begin Monday, November 30. The statement read: “The University […]

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Our meeting with FG, a step forward – COEASU President

President of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), Comrade Nuhu Ogirima, has disclosed that the Federal Government (FG) eventually called the academic body for a meeting to discuss the various issues for which the union has been threatening to embark on industrial action.Ogirima, who has been championing the cause for better funding for colleges […]

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Education: Enrollment Of Girl Child In North Encouraging – HILWA

The High Level Women Advocates (HILWA) a NGO has described the gradual increasing enrollment rate of girl-child into schools as encouraging. The National Chairperson, High Level Women Advocates (HILWA) Mrs Azuka Menkiti disclosed on Saturday during the closing of it National Appreciation Ceremony held in Gusau. Menkiti said HILWA is on the forefront in the campaign to […]

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ASUU strike: How universities can reopen within one week – ASUU Chair

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said government should put the same energy it put in getting the Aviation sector to work in Nigeria into the Educational sector. Dr Edor J. Edor, the ASUU Chairman of the University of Calabar said universities would reopen within one week, if the same energy put in […]

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LAUTECH : Oyo, Osun resolve lingering ownership crisis, get Alao-Akala’s backing

The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed has confirmed the resolution of the crises between Oyo and Osun states over the ownership of the Ogbomosho-based Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH). Rasheed said on Friday in Ibadan that both Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo and his Osun State counterpart, Gboyega Oyetola, have signed a Memorandum […]

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Nigerian govt inaugurates committee for implementing teachers’ salary increase

The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to work out modalities for revitalization of the teaching profession. The development was a sequel to the recent increment in teachers’ salaries by President Muhammad Buhari during the 2020 World Teachers’ Day Celebration in Abuja. Speaking during the inauguration on Thursday in Abuja, the Minister of Education, Adamu […]

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Strike: Why we’ve shifted ground – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, said it has shifted ground from its initial demands in the interests of Nigerian students who have spent over 7 months at home. ASUU said it has dumped its initial insistence that the government should release one tranche of N220 billion revitalization fund and is now demanding for […]

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FG To Engage 1st Class, 2nd Class Upper Graduates As Teachers

The Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono said teachers without requisite qualifications, competencies and practicing license are presently migrated out of the Nigerian Teaching Service. “By 2021, we will not engage teachers if they don’t meet particular threshold, we are now limiting entry point of teaching only to the best who are qualified, […]

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UNFPA Calls For Ethical, Safety On Reportage Of GBV

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called on media  practitioners to  consider basic ethical and safety principles while reporting gender-based violence (GBV) and other related issues  in Nigeria. UNFPA Deputy Representative in Nigeria, Erika Godson, spoke at the close of a two-day media capacity building on how to write sensitive articles on GBV and […]

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Gov Ortom moves to establish BSU College of Engineering

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has announced plans to establish College of Engineering at the Benue State University, Makurdi. Governor Samuel Ortom said this on Thursday at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi when he received a report of the State Steering Committee on the Establishment of Centre for Infectious and Tropical Diseases, College of […]

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