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LEDAP Seeks Court Order To Stop Post-UTME Exams

  The Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking an order that POST-JAMB tests conducted by Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges before is illegal and should be abolished. In a suit filed recently against Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) and National …

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500,000 Unemployed Graduates As Teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari’s quest to provide  500,000 unemployed graduates jobs in the teaching profession has attracted manifold reactions from stakeholders in the education sector. While a school of thought views it as a good policy thrust on tackling unemployment among youths, it is, however, perceived by many as a bid to …

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LASU VC Warns Lecturers Against The Sale Of Sub-par Hand-Outs

The Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Professor Lanre Fagbohun, has warned that any lecturers who exploit students in the act of selling substandard publications/handouts in the university would face huge consequences from the school authority. The VC made this known While speaking at the second Faculty of Arts …

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Lagos Introduces Students Personal Identification Number

The Lagos State Government has announced the introduction of Personal Identification Number, LASPIN, to capture the biometrics of students in all public primary and secondary schools. This was made known from a statement made available to journalists by the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Education, Jide Lawal. The …

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Benue Polytechnic Students Protest School Fees Increment

The students of Benue State Polytechnic Ugbokolo on Monday took to the streets to protest sudden increment of their school fees by the state government. The placard-carrying protesters blocked the Otukpa-Otukpo Federal road while expressing the sudden increment of their school fees by the state government. Reports made it known …

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States Suspend Monthly Allowance For Corpers

Some states have reportedly suspended payments of monthly allowance for corpers (members of the National Youth Service Corps) due to the economic crunch affecting the country. Before the economic challenges, some states in Nigeria pay the corpers a stipend to augment the N19, 800 which was being given by the …

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Delta State Spends N4bn On Schools Infrastructure

    Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa revealed that the state spent over N4billion on school’s infrastructure and skills acquisition as counterpart funding within few months of his administration, to enable the state access different funds for developmental programs. He revealed to journalists in Asaba that the dwindling resources of …

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SSANU Suspends One-Month-Old Strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has suspended its one-month-old industrial action and directed its members to return to work on Monday. The National President of the association, Mr Samson Ugwoke, who spoke with  NAN on Friday, said that the resolution to suspend the strike was taken after …

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Our 2016 Education Budget or Spending Schedule?

Dear Efiko, This year, the country’s education sector has been allocated N369.6 billion amidst rumors of several billions hidden in the budget of parastatals by the Federal Ministry of Education. A deeper look into the budget reveals a general increase of N10b in parastatals’ allocation whilst the entire personnel cost …

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Osun Students Rampage: Speaker Condemns Violence

Osun State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon. Najeem Salaam has strongly condemned the unruly attitude displayed by students of St. Johns High school Ile- Ife after failing to make the privileged list of free WAEC examination list proposed by the state government. This was disclosed in a statement signed …

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FG Distributes Anti-Rabies Vaccines to Colleges Of Medicine

The Federal Ministry of Health has distributed 1,812 anti-rabies vaccines to nine accredited faculties and colleges of veterinary medicine across the country. This was made known on Thursday by Mrs Ifeoma Anagbogu, Director, Neglected Tropical Disease in the ministry, who distributed the vaccines in Abuja, she said the Federal Government …

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