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Buhari Okays 65-Year Retirement Age For Teachers

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari was in support of increasing the retirement age for teachers from…

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Polytechnic Lecturers Begin Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has begun an indefinite strike over what it described as consistent failure on the part of the Federal…

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Reason Why SmartPhones Aren’t Allowed In Madonna University

A Twitter use has taken to her  handle to Lament  with photos about the sorry state of Madonna University, where students live with the dilapidated…

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Ebonyi Varsity Sacks 63 Lecturers, Staff For Forgery, Sexual Harassment

About 63 lecturers and other staff of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) have been relieved of their duties for alleged certificate forgeries, sexual harassment and extortion….

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‘Prepare for a long strike’ – ASUU

The President of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, has urged the striking academic staff of the Nigerian public universities to be…

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ASUU Strike: Lecturer disguises as Spiderman To Attend To Students (Photo)

A lecturer in one the Universities in the Southeast ‘transformed’ into Spiderman to attend to his students. The unnamed lecturer was spotted on Wednesday morning…

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ASUU commences indefinite nationwide strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ordered its members across the country to commence an indefinite industrial action. The leadership of the body…

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Lecturers Begin Strike In Niger Over Retirement Age, Others

The Academic staff of the Niger State College of Education, Minna have embarked on an indefinite strike over government’s refusal to honour signed agreements. Among…

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Education that can’t create jobs is useless – Chris Ngige

Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, says education that is not directed towards job creation is useless.   He therefore said there was a need…

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Principal Who Flogged Female Corps Member In Akwa Ibom State Apologizes

Friday Udoaka, the Principal of Government Technical College, Abak, Akwa Ibom State, has apologized for flogging a female corps member in the school, Olaitan Adeola…

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Governor Fayemi Declares Free Education In Ekiti

Fayemi is starting with a bang. The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has abolished the education development levy introduced by the government of Ayodele…

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Unilag To Withdraw Admission Offer From New Students Who Test Positive To Drugs

The University of Lagos has announced plans to screen its newly-admitted students for hard drugs. The university’s Principal Assistant Registrar, Communication Unit, Taiwo Oloyede, warned that the…

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WAEC Vows To Publish Candidates Involved In Exams Malpractice

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, yesterday, decried the rate of examination malpractice among students, vowing to publish names of students involved in malpractice. In…

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13.2 Million Nigerian Children Now Out Of School –UBEC

The Universal Basic Education Commission has said that the population of Nigeria’s out-of-school children has increased from 10.5 million to at 13.2 million. The UBEC…

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Teachers Get Dec. 2019 Deadline To Get License

The deadline for teachers to acquire their professional licence is December, 2019, Minister of State for Education Prof. Anthony Anwukah has said. Anwukah, who made…

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