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ASUU Suspends Strike, Directs Members To Resume Today

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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. It directed its members to return to the classroom with immediately. President of the Union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi who addressed a news …

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Educationists condemn 120 Post-UTME cut-off mark

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It would laziness, indolence Two educationists in the Federal Capital Territory have condemned the recent reduction in the post-UTME cut off mark for entry into the countrys educational institutions. The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) had recently reduced the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) scores to 120 from 180. …

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Osinbajo denies taking over ASUU negotiations

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Reports that Vice President Professor. Yemi Osinbajo has taken over negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to end the strike is untrue, according to his spokesperson Laolu Akande. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige was quoted after the Federal Council Meeting (FEC) on Wednesday to …

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Fg, Asuu To Resume Negotiation After Eid-el-kabir

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Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige says negotiation between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will resume after Eid-el-Kabir. In a statement issued by Mr Samuel Olowookere, Deputy Director (Press) in the ministry, Ngige said the meeting would hold shortly after the holidays as requested …

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The danger of JAMBs cut-off mark

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It is no longer news to that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set a new record with its recent policy. An all-time low cut-off mark of 120 was benchmarked for universities, 100 for polytechnics and colleges of education. Barely a decade ago, the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination …

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ASUU strike: Blessing or curse?

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The national strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has once again disrupted the academic calendar. While students and their parents groan about the impropriety of the strike, ASUU leaders defend their decision to shut the classrooms until the Federal Government honours the 2009 Agreement. After a three-year …

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UNN join ASUU strike

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The academic staff of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), have joined the ongoing nationwide strike embarked upon by theAcademic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday. Dr Ifeanyichukwu Abada, the Chairman of ASUU-UNN, made this disclosure at a news briefing on Wednesday in Nsukka, shortly after the unions congress …

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NYSC Deploys 2,000 Corps Members To Gombe

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has posted 2,000 corps members to Gombe State for the 2017 batch A stream II service year. NYSC spokesperson in Gombe State, Margaret Dakama, said in a statement that the orientation course would hold from July 26 to Aug. 15. In Gombe …

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The Sex Education Debate

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To some, sex education is ideal for teenagers. Others think it is immoral. Although, some parents are worried about the way it is taught in schools, teachers feel it will guide children whose early exposure to technology makes them vulnerable, report ADEGUNLE OLUGBAMILA, STELLA EDMUND, JANE CHIJIOKE and AJOSE SEHINDEMI. …

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