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NUC scribe bags ABE fellowship honours

By Martin Paul Executive secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC),        Professor Julius  Okojie, has become the third African to be inducted Fellow of the Association of Business Executives (ABE). At the investiture held at the Institute of Financial Services, University College, ...

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Oko Poly sets space in good governance

By John Oba Abuja Coalition of Civil Society Groups, (CCSG) has called on the leadership of tertiary institutions in the country to emulate the management of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra state on efficiency and accountability rate of good governance in ...

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Nigerians students safe in Ukrain – Envoy

The Ukranian Ambassador to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk, has disclosed that the 5,000 Nigerians currently studying in various higher institutions in Ukraine are safe, despite the Ukrainian- Russian face-off. Aleksandruk told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja within the ...

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NMEC lists factors against NFE growth

National Commission for Adult and No-formal Education (NMEC), has identified low qualification of facilitators as one of the factors hindering the development of non-formal education in the country. The commission in a communiqué issued after a two-day workshop held in ...

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FG stops maritime varsity project

By Our Correspondent The federal government has placed embargo on the proposed establishment of maritime university and directed money committed into the project should be refunded. Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, the Senate Committee on Marine Transport, headed by ...

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Osun House stops sack of tertiary workers

No fewer than 204 academic and non-academic staff in Osun state-owned tertiary institutions will be disengaged from service, according to the provosts and rectors of colleges of education and polytechnics. The provosts and rectors made this known on Tuesday when ...

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Survey Shows Why Unionism Will Not Work In NOUN

The Vox Populi Foundation International, an independent rights advocacy and educationally inclined Non Governmental Organization has revealed that the high quality of education being delivered by the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN  may be jeopardized  if unions are allowed ...

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NANS, NAES commend APC on choice of Bello

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has commended the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been commended for its rightful decision to stick to the choice of  Yahaya Bello as the party’s governorship ...

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Osun College sacks 82 workers

No fewer than 82 workers of Osun State College of Edu¬cation, Ila-Orangun, have been sacked by the management of the state-owned institution. A report reaching us yesterday stated that the disengagement was in line with government’s policy to restructure tertiary ...

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NLC tasks FG on access to education

By Abubakar Labaran Kafanchan The president, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr. Ayuba Wabba, on has urged the federal government to make education accessible to all youths to combat poverty and unemployment. Wabba said this at the ongoing Sixth Quadrennial Delegate ...

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ATBU student electrocuted in Bauchi

A student of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (ATBU), Bauchi, has been allegedly electrocuted while drying wet clothes on a naked wire. The student, Michael Loyal (25), was said to reside in Gentle Villa, at the Federal Polytechnic students village, Gwallameji ...

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Kundiri emerges Federal University Dutse new VC

By Bayo Alabira Dutse Professor Abubakar Musa Kundiri has emerged new vice-chancellor Federal University Dutse (FUD), the appointment takes effect from February, 2016. Announcing the new VC in a press briefing yesterday, the Pro-chancellor and the chairman governing council of ...

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Niger gov visits TETFund

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has commended the Niger state government for its ability to access intervention funds for its tertiary institutions. Executive secretary of the Fund, Professor Sulieman Bogoro the state owned tertiary institutions were among the institutions ...

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Dangote redeems N50m AUN appeal fund

The Insurgency Appeal Fund, sponsored by the American University of Nigeria (AUN) and Adamawa Peace Initiative (API), received within the week as the Dangote Foundation redeemed its pledge N50 million The university, in partnership with Adamawa Peace Initiative, had on ...

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