ASUU strike: President Buhari approves establishment of 33 private universities
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ASUU strike: President Buhari approves establishment of 33 private universities

The National Universities Commission on Friday revealed that a total of 33 private universities were approved by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari within 16 months. The period under review is January 2021 and April 2022. Sources claimed that while 21 of the private universities were approved in 2021; 12 were approved during the present

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Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has disclosed that the 5000 teachers who had gone through the processes of recruitment would commence work in
Education South East

5000 recruited teachers to start work in September – Soludo

,Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has disclosed that the 5000 teachers who had gone through the processes of recruitment would commence work in September, 2022.  Soludo dropped the hint while addressing some youths at the Prof. Dora Akunyili Women Development Centre, Awka during an interactive forum organized by the State’s Chapter of the National

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NECO releases 2020 SSCE external candidates' results, records drop in exam malpractices 1
Education

NECO releases 2020 SSCE external candidates’ results, records drop in exam malpractices

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for External Candidates. This is as the council announced that it has recorded 6,465 exam malpractice cases against 17,004 cases rocorded in 2019. The Registrar/Chief Executive of NECO, Prof Godswill Obioma disclosed this at the Council Headquarters in Minna,

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2021 UTME: Don’t sell ePins above N3,500 - JAMB orders banks 3
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2021 UTME: Don’t sell ePins above N3,500 – JAMB orders banks

Banks have been instructed not to sell ePins above N3,500. The order was given by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB. The ePins are for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, gave the warning on Tuesday while meeting with representatives of financial institutions ahead of the sales

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JAMB begins 2021 UTME registration, sets June 5 for examination 4
Education

JAMB begins 2021 UTME registration, sets June 5 for examination

JAMB says it has started the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration. A statement issued in Bwari, FCT, by its Head, Public Affairs and Protocols, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Wednesday says all potential candidates must provide their National Identity Number (NIN) at point of registration. “This is mandatory for participation

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LASU Promotes 11 Professors 8
Education

LASU Promotes 11 Professors

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo has approved the promotion of 11 professors, 12 associate professors and other academic and non-academic staff. In a statement released by coordinator of Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations Ademola Adekoya stated that the council, during its 125th statutory meeting on February 18, considered

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Enugu govt tasks parents on teaching, enforcing indigenous languages at home 11
Education

Enugu govt tasks parents on teaching, enforcing indigenous languages at home

The Enugu State government, on Sunday, tasked parents and guardians on teaching and enforcing indigenous language speaking and writing by their children and wards at home. Dr Edward Okolo, Executive Secretary, Enugu State Council for Arts and Culture, stated this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on ways of preserving indigenous languages.

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Varsity workers to suspend strike by February 15 – Ngige 13
Education

Varsity workers to suspend strike by February 15 – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Friday expressed optimism that the university workers would suspend their strike by February 15. The minister, who disclosed this in a statement issued by the Director of Press in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr. Charles Akpan, said Thursday’s meeting between the Federal

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