NYSC: Seven corps members face disciplinary measures in Nasarawa

NYSC: Seven corps members face disciplinary measures in Nasarawa

Seven corps members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State are to face disciplinary measures for committing various offences during their service year. Mrs Zainab Isah, NYSC Coordinator in the state, who made this known Thursday in Lafia, during the Passing out Parade (POP) for the 2017 Batch “B” Stream II corps members, said the affected corps members would face punishment after final ratification by the Nasarawa State NYSC Governing Board. She…

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Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics begin Indefinite strike

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics begin Indefinite strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday began an indefinite strike over non-implementation of the 2009 and 2017 agreement reached with the union by the federal government. The polytechnic lecturers now join their university colleagues who have been on strike since November 4. The National President of ASUP, Usman Dutse, said the federal government had invited the union for dialogue on December 17 but the strike would continue till then. Prior to the strike, the…

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ASUU strike to continue as meeting with FG ends in deadlock

ASUU strike to continue as meeting with FG ends in deadlock

The lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU will continue as the meeting between the leadership of the academic union and the Federal government ended in a deadlock today December 4th. The meeting which held at the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu’s office, failed to see both parties reach an agreement. The Union began their strike action on November 5th to demand better funding for universities and alleged plans by the Federal government to increase student…

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ASUU strike: FG withdraws `no work no pay’ threat

ASUU strike: FG withdraws `no work no pay’ threat

The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking University teachers. This was disclosed by the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in a chat with Vanguard. Ogunyemi also said that the negotiation meeting between ASUU and the Federal Government would continue on Monday, stressing that what the union was doing was to rescue the education sector from imminent collapse…

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95-year-old woman enrolls in school to learn to read and write

95-year-old woman enrolls in school to learn to read and write

A Kenyan woman believed to be 95 years old has made news headlines after she was photographed in school wearing a school uniform. Chebelina Mukomuga estimates that she was born in 1923, according to Wanjiku Kinuthia, the Communication Officer at Lewa Wildlife, Kenya. Chebelina registered for adult education with a number of other elderly Kenyan women but she’s the oldest in her class and seems keen to learn, not minding her age.  

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President Buhari approves the reduction of the cost of Forms for JAMB UTME, NECO SSCE

President Buhari approves the reduction of the cost of Forms for JAMB UTME, NECO SSCE

President Buhari has approved the reduction in the cost of forms for JAMB, UTME, NECO SSCE and the Basic Education Certificate Examination. His Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, shared the news on twitter. Bashir wrote ‘‘President @MBuhari approves the reduction in the cost of Forms for JAMB UTME, NECO SSCE and Basic Education Certificate Examination JAMB from N5,000 to N3,500, NECO from N11,350, to N9,850. With effect from January 2019.

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OAU sex for marks lecturer remanded in Ilesa Prison til December 17th

OAU sex for marks lecturer remanded in Ilesa Prison til December 17th

A Federal High Court in Osogbo has refused to grant bail to a former Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) lecturer, Professor Richard Akindele, charged with demanding sex to pass his student, Monica Osagie. Justice Maureen Onyetenu in her ruling ordered Akindele to be remanded in Ilesa Prison until December 17. Onyetenu ordered the prosecution counsel from the ICPC to produce video evidence of the lecturer and his student having fun. Earlier, ICPC Senior Legal Officer, Mr…

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ASUU strike continues, lecturers meeting with Nigerian govt ends without resolution

ASUU strike continues, lecturers meeting with Nigerian govt ends without resolution

Another meeting between the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended on Monday night without an agreement. The meeting which started at about 5 p.m. at the Federal Ministry of Education was to find a lasting solution to the ongoing strike by the university lecturers. The union embarked on the strike three weeks ago over the poor funding of Nigerian universities and non-implementation of previous agreements by the government. Speaking with journalists…

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Photo of LASU graduate’s original certificate found at a suya spot

Photo of LASU graduate’s original certificate found at a suya spot

This original certificate belonging to Abisoye, Azeez Oluwaseun, a graduate of Chemical and Polymer Engineering, Lagos State University, was found yesterday, November 19th at a suya spot in Epe, Lagos state, where it was almost used to wrap suya for a customer. Anyone with useful information on how to get the certificate across to the original owner should contact this number, 0907 334 2700

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Thrill as NACC in Orlu organises sendforth party for members of 2017 batch B

Thrill as NACC in Orlu organises sendforth party for members of 2017 batch B

It was excitement galore for members of the National Association of Catholic Corps Members (NACC) in Orlu zone of Imo state as the leadership of the zone organised a sendforth party for corps members of 2017/2018 Batch B. At the ceremony held on Sunday, October 14 at the chapel of the NACC in Orlu, both serving and outgoing members had a funfilled time as they dined and wined. The outgoing Catholic corps members of the…

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