BREAKING: Kwara students protest over unpaid bursaries

 Success Nwogu, Ilorin Scores of members of National Association of Kwara Students are currently protesting over alleged unpaid bursaries. The students on Wednesday matched from Post Office Junction through Ahmadu Bello Way, Ilorin, the state capital, and passed the head offices of the Kwara Commands of Nigerian Police Force and …

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Mimiko appoints rector for Rufus Giwa Polytechnic

Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State has confirmed the appointment of Mr Idowu Ologunagba, as the substantive rector of the state-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo. The Secretary to the State Government, Aderotimi Adelola, in a statement said Ologunagba’s appointment was with immediate effect. He urged the new rector to continue …

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LAUTECH lecturers suspend strike

Lecturers at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso have suspended their eight months old strike. Chairman, LAUTECH chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr Biodun Olaniran, announced the suspension of the strike in a statement on Wednesday in Ogbomoso. ASUU said that the strike was suspended following …

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NABTEB records 53 percent pass in 2016/2017 examination

  A total of 1, 394 out of the 45,974 candidates who sat for the Nov/Dec 2016 NABTEB-organised examinations were caught over examination malpractice. 21, 476 candidates, about 53 percent, who sat for NBC and NTC examinations scored five credits and above, with English Language and Mathematics. The Registrar of …

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‘Alumni Contributed to LASU’s Current Academic Stability’

Cecil Esekhaigbe Mr. Cecil Esekhaigbe is the National President of Lagos State University Alumni Association and a retired Major General. In this interview with Funmi Ogundare, he highlighted the efforts of the alumni to ensure a crisis-free atmosphere and stable academic calendar in the institution, among other issues Before the …

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Why UNILORIN Withdrew Provisional Admission of 711 Students

Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali Hammed Shittu in Ilorin The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali, has disclosed that the purported withdrawal of the provisional admission offered to 711 students was because the affected candidates presented fake Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results for the admission screening exercise. It was …

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French School Emphasises Bilingual Teaching, Curriculum

Funmi Ogundare A French school, Lycée Français Louis Pasteur, Victoria Island, Lagos recently held an information session with parents of primary school pupils to explain the school system and elaborate on its French curriculum, making comparison with other international curricula. It also highlighted its bilingual teaching. The Principal, Mr. Alain …

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Foundation Holds Mentorship Session for Teachers

The FundaWazi Foundation, a non-governmental organisation spearheading the welfare of children, will on March 10 host the maiden edition of the Teachers Exploring through Mentorship (TEM). The mentoring programme, aimed at supporting and guiding teachers, school owners and care givers in their career; enhancing teaching practice and student learning; finance …

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UNILAG Sociology Dept Turns 50, Seeks Town, Gown Rapport

 Peace Obi The Department of Sociology, University of Lagos (UNILAG) has rolled out the drums to celebrate what it described as 50 years of commitment to accomplishing the goals of transformation of society. Briefing journalists on the activities marking the 50 anniversary, the Head of the Department, Dr. Olufunmilayo Bammeke, …

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