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Teaching is my passion

Anne Bessong, a passionate and charismatic teacher, is the Head of Schools at Eaglesworld Global Schools in Ajah, Lagos state. In this interview with ENE OSANG, the journalist turned teacher, said teaching is her passion. You have been in teaching ...

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UI history graduate breaks record

A 2016 graduate of the University of Ibadan (UI), Ozibo Ekele, graduated with 6.6 Cumulative Grade Point Average out of 7.0 to emerge the first student to with First Class from History department in the university since establishment in 1948. ...

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UNILAG launches first campus TV station

University of Lagos (UNILAG chairman of UNILAG Radio and TV project, Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, has said the university has acquired a license to operate the first television station on its campus. Corroborating the statement, an official of the institution, Akhabue ...

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Help us, UniAbuja VC appeals to FG

Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja, Professor Michael Adikwu, has said a total of 13, 670 students graduated in the 2015/2016 academic session. Of the number, 13117 were undergraduates and 554 were post-graduate students. He said this during the 21st convocation ceremony. ...

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Change begins with education

Ganduje distributes 10,000 desks, chairs, others to schools

attitude that Nigeria’s leadership should have of education. I am strongly persuaded that if we offer automatic scholarship to students who take education, and automatic employment and a preferential compensation package to those who take to teaching as a profession, ...

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Why we are on strike – ASUP

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said the union decided to down tools to save the system from collapsing. President of ASUP, Comrade Usman Dutse told Blueprint that it is sad the same issues which made the union ...

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FUT Minna trains 100 youths on ICT

The Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, has commenced training of 100 youths on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at its study centre in Suleja. The Vice-Chancellor of FUT, Prof. Musbau Akanji, while declaring open the five-day training on Saturday, ...

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OAU SUG president impeached

Student Union Government (SUG) president of the Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU) Edward Oyekan, has been impeached for allegedly inviting suspected cult members into the school. Students who are members of the Parliament said Oyekan had committed a series of impeachable ...

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Don on staff-students relationships

The Head of Department of Sociology, University of Abuja, Professor Suleiman Mohammed, presented a paper in a retreat held by the Faculty of Social Sciences at Jeparo Hotel, Gwagwalada, Abuja. The university don observed that staff-students relationship takes three forms ...

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ASUP commences indefinite strike Monday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has concluded plan to begin indefinite and comprehensive strike by Monday, November 13 over what it described as “government lips service to the sub- sector.” Addressing journalists after the National Executive Council (NEC) ...

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OAU suspends students union activities

Management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has placed activities of the Students Union of the school on indefinite suspension, citing cases of violence and unruly behaviour contained in security reports. Registrar of the school, Dotun Awoyemi, communicated the development through ...

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  OAU suspends students union

Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, have announced the suspension of all activities of the University’s Students Union until further notice. According to the release by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, the suspension was in order to forestall ...

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OAU denies plan to increase tuition fee

Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun state, has said the institution has no plan to increase tuition fee as been rumoured in some quarters. The institution in a release by its Public Relation Officer, Mr. Biodun Olanrewaju, stated ...

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  2,224 complete NYSC in Osun

Another 2,224 graduates on Thursday completed their one year mandatory service from the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, in Osun state. The passing out parade ceremony of the 2016 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1, was held at the orientation camp, Ede, ...

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22 UniUyo students bag First Class

Twenty-two students of University of Uyo will receive first class degrees during its 22nd and 23rd Combined Convocation holding November 4, according to the Vice Chancellor, Enefiok Essien. Essien, in a Pre-Convocation briefing held in Uyo yesterday, said nine students ...

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Ambode congratulates new UNILAG VC

By Tope Musowo Lagos Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, congratulated Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe on his appointment as the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The university Governing Council at the end of its meeting of ...

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Lokoja varsity to begin post-graduate studies

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja Vice Chancellor, Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Prof. Angela Freeman Miri, yesterday disclosed that the university had concluded plans for the commencement of School of Post-Graduate Studies in the institution. Miri, who disclosed this at a press ...

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Missed reactions trail death of OAU student

Missed reactions have continued to trail the death of a student of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Mercy Afolaranmi, that committed suicide recently. The 16-year old Mercy was in 100level, studying Microbiology at OAU, before her death. She was said ...

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Benue sacks COE K/Ala provost, registrar

The Provost of the College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Prof Mathias Nder and the College Registrar, Dominic Atongo, have been relieved of their appointments. The Benue state Executive Council took the decision after deliberating on the report and recommendations on administrative ...

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NUC grants recognition to Gombe varsity

By Martin Paul   Abuja National Universities Commission (NUC), yesterday in Abuja, presented a letter of recognition to the Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo to establish Gombe State University of Science and Technology. Executive Secretary of the commission, Professor ...

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WAEC to register candidates from SS1

By Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu Abuja West African Examinations Council (WAEC) said it is working out modalities to commence the registration of candidates for its examinations at the senior secondary 1 level. The Council disclosed this at a workshop held in ...

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FCE Okene gets new provost

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Umar Hassan as the substantive Provost of the Federal College of Education, Okene, Kogi state. A statement signed by the acting Deputy Director, Directorate of Information of ...

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Unity Bank donates vehicle to Borno SUBEB

By Martin Paul Abuja With a view to facilitating the rehabilitation of North-east ravaged by Boko Haram insurgents, Unity Bank Plc has donated a vehicle to the Borno State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). A statement made available to Blueprint ...

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