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Gombe: NAN Distributes 15,000 Books On Children’s Day

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In commemoration of the Children’s Day celebration, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) distributed about 15,000 exercise books and writing materials to public primary schools in Gombe State in commemoration of the 2017 Children’s Day. According to a statement released by the NANS’s President, Mr Chinonso Obasi on Saturday …

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Updated: JAMB Releases Additional Results

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released more results of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The exams held for 6 days and was concluded on Saturday, May 20. Recall that JAMB had released results of 1,048,914 out of the 1,648,429 candidates that wrote the examination. Speaking yesterday, …

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GOMBE: Law Students Laments Unpaid Scholarship Allowance

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Gombe state law students have appealed to the state government to offset their scholarship allowance which they alleged is hanging one year after graduating from law schools. President of the Gombe state Law Students Association for the 2015/2016 session, Barrister Idris Musa, who spoke on behalf of the affected students, …

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FUTA Appoints Its Seventh Vice Chancellor

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Prof Joseph Adeola Fuwape has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) The Governing Council made this appointment following the retirement of embattled Prof Daramola in controversial circumstances. The Council presided over by the Pro-chancellor, Senator Joseph Waku, ratified the appointment at its …

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SSANU, Residents Raid Bayelsa Varsity In Protest

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Members of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), Otuoke chapter alongside some residents of Otuoke, host to Federal University Otuoke, on Wednesday protested around the campus and disrupted academic activities in the university. The protesters alleged that indigenes of the area were marginalised in appointments to key positions in …

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Benue State Commences Translation Of Textbooks To Native Language

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To promote easy learning and sustenance of indigenous languages, the Benue State Universal Basic Education Board commenced translating science textbooks into Tiv dialect. Philip Tachin, the executive chairman of the board, made this known on Wednesday while declaring open a two-week teacher professional development workshop. The workshop had the theme: …

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Landmark University Makes Headway In Energy Research

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A publication titled “Bioconversion of Tithonia diversifolia (Mexican sunflower) and poultry droppings for energy generation: Optimisation, mass, energy and economic balances”  authored by Mr Dahunsi Samuel of the Biological Sciences, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State has been published by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The paper which explores the production …

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