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NANS Clamours for the Suspension of Officials Involved in Maina’s Return


  The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend all government officials fingered in the controversy surrounding how Abdulrasheed Maina was returned to the civil service after almost five years of absenteeism. NANS said the Head of Service of the Federation and the Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission deserve immediate suspension from office ...

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UNILAG Council Appoints Prof. Ogundipe as 12th Substantive Vice Chancellor


University of Lagos Council has appointed Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe the 12th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the institution. Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe This came at the end of the University Governing Council’s meeting yesterday, Friday, 27th, where the Council approved his appointment of as UNILAG Vice-Chancellor. In a release by the school’s information unit, the three candidates that contested were: Professor ...

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JAMB Reveals 30% of Candidates will Secure Admission


The National Universities Commission (NUC) says 30 per cent of the 1.7 million candidates who wrote the Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) will be admitted this year. The Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at a one-day public hearing on the regulatory conflict between the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) and universities in the country. ...

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Strike to Hit Universities as ASUU Counts Down to Deadline


The current report reveals that another round of strike action is looming in the nation’s Universities as academic staff counts down to the deadline for the implementation of agreements reached with the government which led to the conditional suspension of its indefinite strike action in September. Meanwhile the government had signed an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities ...

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Akeredolu Laments Deplorable State of Public Schools


THE governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday, lamented over the deplorable state of public schools in the state and expressed the determination of his administration to reposition and develop education in the state. Akeredolu, who stated this in Akure, Ondo state capital, during the inauguration of the Board of the State Universal Basic Education, pledged to revamp ...

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UNILORIN Awards Scholarship to Two Best Students and Two Worst Students

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TWO best graduates, male and female and two worst graduates, male and female in the 2016/2017 academic sessions of the University of Ilorin, have been awarded scholarships to study in Oxford, United Kingdom. The announcement, made by the registrar of the university, Mr Emmanuel Obafemi, at the second day of the 33rd convocation of the university on Saturday, was greeted ...

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21, 650 Write University of Ibadan 2017 Post UTME


Fresh report trending now reveals that No fewer than 21, 650 candidates on Saturday sat for the University of Ibadan 2017 Post-UTME examination, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. MYNATION NEWS gathered through A NAN Correspondent, who monitored the examination, reports that the exercise which commenced on Oct. 20 was rounded up on Oct. 21. NAN reports that the ...

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Alakija Assists University with N250 Million to Complete Road

Billionaire Folorunsho Alakija, Africa's richest woman, poses for a photograph following a Bloomberg interview in Lagos, Nigeria, on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. XXXSecond sentence hereXXX. Photographer: George Osodi/Bloomberg *** Local Caption ***  Folorunsho Alakija

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has described the situation where operators of Universities in Nigeria rely on subvention from the owners and burden students with humongous tuition fees as intellectual laziness. The Governor observed this at the formal opening of the access road to the University of Osun (UNIOSUN), at the entrance to the university in Osogbo.He held ...

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LASU Student Wins 2017 Ready Set Work Pitch Competition


A 600 Level Dentistry student, of the Lagos State University’s College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ibrahim Akanni Shuaib emerged the winner of the 2017 Ready Set Work Business Pitch Competition at the graduation event held on Tuesday at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Deputy Governor, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, who represented the Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode at the ceremony, presented ...

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