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Jamb: Gusau varsity pegs cut-off mark at 170

Federal University Gusau has announced 170 as minimum mark for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) cut-off marks for admission into the university for the 2017/2018 academic session. Information Offi cer of the university, Umar Usman, disclosed this in ...

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…Poly teachers kick, say it’s ridiculous

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has faulted the recent cut-off point announced by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), describing it as “an embarrassment” to the system. National President of ASUP, Comrade Usman Dutse, who stated this in ...

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SUBEB boss threatens Nasarawa contractors

Nasarawa state Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has threatened to sanction contractors that abandoned projects awarded to them in the state.   Chairman of the board, Alhaji Muhammed Danazumi, issued the warning yesterday when he held a meeting with contractors ...

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JAMB slashes varsity cut-off marks to 120

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has slashed the cut-off marks for admissions into Nigerian universities and degree awarding institutions from 180 to 120. Th e board, at its 2017 policy strategic meeting held in Abuja yesterday, said polytechnics and ...

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Don’t allow ASUU strike linger for another week, SDP urges Buhari 

[contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][/contact-form] The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, not to allow the ongoing strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ...

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UniAbuja, UNN lecturers join strike

Academic staff of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), have joined the on-going nationwide strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).   Chairman, ASUU-UNN, Dr. Ifeanyichukwu Abada, disclosed this at a news briefing yesterday in Nsukka, shortly after ...

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Shelve Strike Action, Senate Tells ASUU

The Senate Committee on Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to immediately shelve the ongoing strike action which commenced on Monday this week. This was just as the committee blamed the ...

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Kano to train 2,000 women on vocational skills

Kano state government has expressed its determination to train more than 2,000 Women on the acquisition of vocational skills for the Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje administration self-reliance initiatives to succeed. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the 125 women trained ...

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Strike looms as ASUU holds referendum

By Agboola Bayo Ibadan Fresh nationwide strike is looming in the nation’s universities as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday ordered all its branches to conduct a nationwide referendum on whether to resume its suspended strike action or ...

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JAMB to sustain change of course, institution

By Martin Paul Abuja Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday assured prospective tertiary institution students of its readiness to continue with change of course and institution exercise even as admission procedures continue. Head of Public Relations of the board, ...

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Commandant, National Defence College, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo during the graduation lecture of the NDC Course 25 participants 

From left: Commandant, National Defence College, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo and Minister of Defence, Brigadier-General Mansur Dan-Ali (retd), during the graduation lecture of the NDC Course 25 participants delivered by Ghanaian President, in Abuja yesterday Photo: ...

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