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Editor’s Pick; Week 31

This week on MYEFIKO,

In Cross river state, 300 applicants have been employed at the newly built and equipped Calabar Garment Factory in the state. The State governor, Ben Ayade.
This year Team Adobe from the University of Ibadan emerged the winner of the Unilever Nigeria’s annual IdeaTrophy Undergraduate National Business competition.
While Nigerian Fathia Ayodele Kareem broke the record at a Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology School of Medical Sciences as she bags 12 out of 15 awards at her graduation ceremony.
The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Enugu State Chapter has lampooned those inciting the students and youths of the state to stage reprisal attack on the Fulani herdsmen over the recent carnage in the state, saying that it is counter-productive and might lead to the endangering of lives of youths and students in the state.
TRCN, said it had declared war against those it described as quacks, but found themselves in the classrooms.
According to the chief executed officer of TRCN, teaching was no longer an all comers affair, but a noble and prestigious affair. He said: “Nigeria needs teachers who will meet the expectations of the nation; teachers who will help the nation to raise a generation of citizens whose performance will meet the international standards; a generation who will be insightful, futuristic, vibrant and peaceful.
Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State bars students from using smartphones.
Considering the country’s economic situation, particularly that of parents, guardians, and prospective candidates before arriving at the decision. Also, Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti has reduced the fees for the second screening of candidates seeking admission into the institution for the 2016/17 academic session from N5,000 to N2,500.
Fifty-four Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) students have been awarded Chinese Government scholarship for further studies in China.
The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike if the Federal Government fails to implement the 2009 agreement it reached with the union.
In a bid to reduce the unemployment rate in the state, the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has revealed plans to employ over 3,000 fresh graduates into the state civil service while the Cross River State Government  gave an approval to the Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)to recruit 1,000 new teachers across the eighteen Local Government Areas.


A collaboration of Seven Nigerian Universities develops home-grown anti-plagiarism software, designed to check academic fraud.The universities included Universities of Ilorin, Delta State University Abraka, Benue State University Makurdi, University of Jos, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Al-Hikmah University and  Covenant University, Ota.

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