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FG dismisses rumour on cancellation of Post UTME

    The Federal Government on Wednesday urged candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions to ignore any rumour on cancellation of post UTME usually conducted by universities. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made the clarification in a statement issued late night by the ministry’s Director of Press, Mrs. Chinenye Ihuoma, in Abuja. Adamu described the statement allegedly issued by a former Deputy ...

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Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils’ exam

Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils, according to BBC report. State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to score 75% or higher on assessments given to pupils. He said 25,000 new teachers would be recruited to ...

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Confusion as Auchi poly proscribes SUG, goes ahead with session exams

The authorities of Auchi Polytechnic have proscribed the Student’s Union Government (SUG) over threat to the scheduled school’s second semester examination on Monday.   Mr Mustapher Oshiobugie, the institution’s Public Relations Officer, made the disclosure in a telephone interview with  Newsmen on Monday in Benin.   He said the proscription of the SUG arose from the threat by the out-gone ...

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See Photos Of Stanbic IBTC Bank Staff In School Uniforms To Mark Customer Service Week

One of the commercial banks in Nigeria has painted a classroom setting in secondary schools to mark their customer service week.     These are colourful photos of Stanbic IBTC members of staff setting aside their laborious jobs to mark their customer service week with utmost fun. Some of the workers in Lagos recently dressed as school students and teachers ...

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NANS loses ex-president, declare a month mourning

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has announced the death of its former National President, Mr Dauda Mohammed, 38, due to a protracted illness. NANS’ President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said Mohammed died on Sunday enroute India where he had gone for medical treatment. Obasi said that the mail ...

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Fraud: Edo sacks Perm Sec, suspends 3 others

       The Edo State Government on Friday sacked a permanent secretary in the State Ministry of Youth and Special Duties, Dr. (Ms) Osayuware Idahosa and three other civil servants over  allegation of padding the budget for the conduct of primary school examination to the tune of N283 million. Dr. Idahosa, who served as Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Education at the ...

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SSANU, NASU, NAAT Suspend Industrial Action

The non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian government universities under the umbrella of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) have suspended their industrial action. AC comprises members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), and the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT). National President of the three unions, Sam Ugwoke, announced the suspension ...

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BREAKING: ASUU Announces ‘Conditional Suspension’ Of Strike (The Full Gist)

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of it nationwide industrial action. ASUU’s decision followed a reconciliation meeting with a Federal Government team which held today (Monday) in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, who made the announcement, explained that the suspension was conditional, as it depends on whether the Federal ...

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Federal Government orders probe of ex-heads of JAMB, NIMASA

The Federal Government has ordered the probe of past heads of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency over poor remittances to the Federal Government’s accounts in the past. The decision was taken by the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, who briefed the council ...

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FUNAAB’s SSANU, NASU, other join strike

Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Abeokuta, was deserted on Monday as members of the Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU), Non – Academic Staff of Universities (NASU) and National Association of Technologists (NAAT) of the embarked upon industrial action in compliance with directives from their respective national bodies. The SSANU chairman, Rotimi Fasunwon, said they began the indefinite strike as ...

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