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Serbia: 67th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

Education International welcomes the move by Serbia to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, a commitment to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of war. According to Education International, Serbia has become on 18 July the 67th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, joining a political commitment by …

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Nigeria: Edo State University Not for the Poor – Vice Chancellor

The management of the state-owned Edo University, Iyamho, says the institution was established to essentially cater for academically-endowed students and the wealthy in the society. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Emmanuel Aluyor, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Monday, in Iyamho-Uzairue, in the …

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Woman sends thugs after teachers who disciplined her child

A mother, Monsurat Ayinde, who allegedly recruited some thugs to beat her child’s teachers in a secondary school, was, yesterday, charged before an Abeo-kuta magistrate’s court. Chief Magistrate Adeola Adelaja, however, released her on N200,000 bail with two sureties in like sum. Ayinde, 40, whose address was not provided, is …

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LAUTECH doctors demand reversal of salary cut

Medical doctors at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, LAUTECH, have raised alarm over what they described as ‘unlawful and “inconsiderate” slashing of their salaries by the State government. The medical doctors under the auspices of Association of Resident Doctors, LAUTECH-ARD, also lamented that non provision of …

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UNIABUJA to run Mass Communication and nursing, soon

The University of Abuja would soon start running courses in mass communication, nursing, biochemistry, geology and others, its Vice Chancellor, Prof Michael Adikwu, has said. He said this at a briefing in Abuja on Monday to celebrate three years in office as vice-chancellor. According to The Nation, Adikwu said the …

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Final Year student killed in bloody cult clash

The 24-year-old student was reportedly shot during a gun duel over the control of security of oil wells. A final year student of Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Diete Rufus has been murdered in Bayelsa during a bloody clash between two cult rivals. The 24-year-old student who was killed on Sunday, …

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Osun State College of Technology HND & DPP 2017/2018 admission

The management of Osun State College Of Technology (OSCOTECH), Esa-Oke wishes to inform the qualified candidates that the admission application into the college for 2017/2018 academic section for the following programmes is now ongoing. Full-time Admission into Higher National Diploma (HND). Daily Part-time Admission into National Diploma (ND) and Higher …

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Ajayi Crowther University admission list for 2017/2018

The management of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo has published the first list of candidates admitted into various undergraduate programmes of the institution for 2017/2018 Academic Session. How To Check ACU Admission List 2017: Candidates are to visit the University admission status checking portal via the link below to access …

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El-Rufai urges parents to inculcate fear of God in children

Gov. Nasiru el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Sunday appealed to parents to inculcate fear of God in children to ensure decent society and facilitate national growth. He made the plea at the award presentation ceremony for Qur’anic memorization and Islamic quiz completion held in Zaria. The competition was organized by …

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UNIJOS Pre-degree science admission

The University of Jos invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Pre-Degree Science Programme for the 2017/2018 Academic Session. Eligibility: i) Candidates must posses WASC/SSCE/NECO/GCE ‘O’ LEVEL results or its equivalent in the following Subjects: Mathematics or Further Mathematics, English Language, Chemistry, Physics and either Biology or …

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Onosode Foundation donates N400m to Business School

The Lagos Business School (LBS) has received the sum of N400 million from the Gamaliel and Susan Onosode Foundation (GAMSU) toward the enhancement of the institute’s research activities. The LBS said in a statement in Lagos said that the donation was the second and last tranche of GAMSU’s disbursement in …

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Pray for Buhari, don’t wish him dead– NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Sunday called on Nigerians to pray for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari instead of wishing him dead. NANS President, Mr Chinonso Obasi, in a statement in Abuja, said his conversation with the presidency on July 22 showed that Buhari was …

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Kidnapped Lagos schoolboys will return – Osinbajo assures

Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has urged parents and guardians of the kidnapped Lagos School boys not to lose hope on the return of their wards. This is even as he assured that the Federal Government in collaboration with state authorities are working tirelessly to ensure their safe return. On …

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2017 May/June WASSCE: WAEC denies deliberately failing candidates

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, says it is not in charge of marking the results after examinations. WAEC said this while dismissing insinuations that it deliberately fail candidates in either the school or private candidates’ examinations so they can reapply to enable the council make more money. Head of …

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WAEC: Abia, Rivers lead nationwide in 2017 May/June WASSCE results

Abia State recorded the best result in the recently concluded 2017 May/June WASSCE. WAEC confirmed that 1,243,772 (one million two hundred and forty three thousand seven hundred and seventy two) candidates, representing 79.77% obtained credits and above in five (5) subjects. According to the ranking, Abia State, which presented 51,839 …

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NUT urges fed govt to recruit indigenous language teachers

Mr Nwankwo Ndukwu, Publicity Secretary, Rivers chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has urged the Federal Government to recruit indigenous language teachers to fill vacancies in Unity Secondary Schools. Ndukwu said on Sunday in Port Harcourt that many indigenous language teachers in the unity secondary schools had retired, …

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UNIBEN embarks on tree planting campaign exercise

The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), on Sunday, inaugurated a tree planting campaign exercise to mitigate any occurrence of natural disaster, as well as beautify the campus environment. The exercise is an initiative of the Faculty of Education of the university. Prof. Faraday Orumwense, the Vice Chancellor of …

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KWASU and UK firm sign $150m solar power pact

The Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, has entered into partnership with United Kingdom based firm, African Growth and Energy Solutions Company to generate 100 megawatts of electricity through solar energy. The partnership which is expected to cost a sum of $150 million would be implemented under the Independent Power Project …

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