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JABU student bags scholarship up till PhD level

400-Level student of the Department of Microbiology of Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Excel Oluwajomiloju Jeff-Agboola has bagged a scholarship to the postdoctoral level after emerging winner of Queen of Aso Agriculture pageant competition. Speaking to the Public Relations Unit of the University in a telephone interview, according to campus …

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Real progress has being made to ensure resumption: says LAUTECH Registrar

Registrar of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology ( LAUTECH ), Ogbomoso, Mr. J. A. Agboola, assured that the school management and the academic staff union are working together to ensure the resumption of academic activities in the university as already scheduled. According to him, “real progress” is being made. “All …

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SSANU, NASU, NAAT suspend strike in Universities

THREE non-teaching unions of universities under the auspices of the Joint Action Committee have suspended their two weeks strike. The unions – Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) and the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) – embarked on the strike to compel the …

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Ekiti revitalises school enterprise programme

EKITI State government on Monday said it had revitalised the School Enterprise Programme in 36 public secondary schools in the state. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Jide Egunjobi, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, made the disclosure at a forum in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. …

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FG to strengthen capacity of polytechnics – Minister

THE Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Saturday said the federal government was committed to strengthening the capacity of polytechnics to train competent graduates for technological development in the country. The minister stated this at the 24th convocation of the 2015/2016 graduating students of the Federal Polytechnics, Auchi, Edo …

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Oyo govt hails School Boards for feat in 2017 WASSCE

THE Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Oyo State, Professor Adeniyi Olowofela, has commended the School Governing Boards inaugurated to manage affairs of schools in the state for the recent feat by the state to score 54 per cent in the 2017 West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), against …

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More Than 100 ‘Chibok Girls’ Restart Education

More than 100 “Chibok girls” released by Boko Haram militants have begun a new phase of their lives, taking classes at the American University of Nigeria after months of rest and recovery under the care of the Nigerian government. The girls had been expected to start at the university in …

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Vision Zero takes safety project to public schools

The Lagos State government has begun a project geared towards ensuring the safety of children and students. It is being handled by the Lagos State Safety Commission. Director-General of the Commission, Mr. Dickson Hakeem, said one major component of the School Safety project involves an assessment of the systems that …

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University of Ibadan resumes academic activities Today

The University of Ibadan Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday directed its members to begin full academic activities as from Thursday. The directive was given at a congress of the union held at the Faculty of Arts of the institution and presided over by the …

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NASU, SSANU, NAAT end successful meeting with govt, to suspend strike

Activities may soon resume in Nigerian universities as the non-teaching staff have accepted government’s proposal. They, however, asked to be given some time to end their strike. Samson Ugwoke, the National President of the Joint Action Committee of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, Non Academic Staff Union of …

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Utomi Urges Students to Imbibe Leadership Qualities

A Professor of Political Economy and management expert, Pat Utomi has advised students to ensure that they acquire knowledge through reading and also develop a sense of service if they want to succeed in life. Utomi, who gave the advice while delivering a lecture titled ‘Leadership and Values’ at St. …

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3 YABATECH teachers can’t pass exams

Smarting from the certificate scam that rocked the College recently, YABATECH is again enmeshed in academic fraud involving three of its senior lecturers who were found to have plagiarized works of other scholars as part of their publications to be used for promotion. The three lecturers involved in the alleged …

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Osun teachers protest LG autonomy

Teachers in Osun State under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Teachers on Tuesday protested at the State House of Assembly, registering their concerns over the agitation for local government autonomy. The NUT’s demonstration came barely a week after the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees were at the …

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JABU partners ACAON-CARSN to eradicate corruption

Presents award of integrity to Prof. Sola Fajana The Centre for Anti-Corruption Research and Studies Nigeria under the auspices of Anti-Corruption Awareness Organisation of Nigeria, Ondo state chapter has partnered with Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU) as part of efforts to fight corruption in Nigeria. Speaking at the community development …

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NASU, SSANU, NAAT continue strike in varsities

Irrespective of the decision by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its five weeks old strike; academic activities will continue to be disrupted at the universities across the country as The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities …

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FUNAAB gets new VC, Registrar, Bursar

The Governing Council the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has approved the appointment of Professor Felix Kolawole Salako, as the substantive Vice-Chancellor of the institution. Other appointments approved by the Council were the positions of the Registrar and Bursar which will be occupied by Dr Hakeem Adekola and Mr …

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National Youth Games Participants to Get Automatic Unilorin Admission

The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, has promised admission to participants of the National Youth Games (NYG) who wish to enter the institution in the 2017/2018 academic session. According to the University’s bulletin on Tuesday, the VC who gave the assurance while addressing athletes at …

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Parents and Students Hail ASUU for Calling Off Strike

University students have expressed happiness over the decision by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its strike. Some of the students told newsmen in Kano on Tuesday that they were happy to hear that the union had called off the five-week old strike. Al’Amin Lawal, a …

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LASU Extends Online Admission Screening Exercise

The Lagos State University Management has approved one-week extension of the 2017/2018 Online admission screening exercise. This was contained in a statement signed by the Ag. head, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations, Ademola Adekoya. The statement reads, “By this extension, the closing date for the Lagos State University …

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Oyo senator revives dilapidated Awolowo’s school

Senator Soji Akanbi representing Oyo South Senatorial District, on Monday, ended the tales of flooded classrooms, inadequate chairs and tables of pupils and staff at Methodist Basic School, Agbeni, Ibadan, as he handed over renovated blocks of classrooms and school infrastructure to the management of the school. Akanbi hinged the …

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106 Chibok girls to begin school after meeting parents in hometown

Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs and social development, says 106 Chibok girls will begin school in two weeks after reuniting with their parents and friends in their hometown. The girls, who have undergone medical and psychological rehabilitation, will commence a special foundation programme at American University in Yola, Adamawa …

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Students attack commercial drivers over rape of colleague

Students of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, on Monday went on the rampage following alleged rape of a female student by a commercial driver. The students confronted commercial drivers while venting their displeasure over the incident, creating tension in the town. The rape happened at about 8 p.m. on …

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JABU installs Ooni of Ife grand patron

As N2.5billion Endowment Fund preparation takes a quantum leap Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Osun State has installed the paramount ruler of the Yoruba race, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife as her Grand Patron for the N2.5billion endowment fund raising programme. Speaking in a closed door …

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Why we dismissed ASUU chairman, 14 others – LASU

The management of Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday defended the dismissal of 15 lecturers of the institution. The lecturers were dismissed about two weeks ago for misconduct. The management claimed it followed due process in dismissing the chairman of ASUU in the institution, Dr. Isaac Akinloye Oyewunmi, his deputy, …

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ASUU suspends strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has conditionally suspended their five weeks old strike embarked upon to press for the implementation of agreements reached with the government and has directed their members to return to the classroom with immediate effect. President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi who addressed …

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ASUU, FG meeting ends, union to announce decision in few hours

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it would announce its position on the strike action in a few hours time. The ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this in Abuja at about 8.30pm on Monday, after concluding the final meeting with the Federal Government delegation. The delegation was …

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