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ASUU strike looms, set for Oct. 2

ASUU strike looms, set for Oct. 2

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) said on Monday that it would commence a warning strike on Oct. 2. A statement signed by Mr Ben Ugheoke, the Chairman, University of Abuja chapter of ASUU, stated that the Federal Government had failed to embark on meaningful dialogue with the union. “We have tried to dialogue with the Federal Government but ...

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300-Level UNILORIN Student Withdraws from University Because He Got His WASSCE Grades Through Malpractice

300-Level UNILORIN Student Withdraws from University Because He Got His WASSCE Grades Through Malpractice

The management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has reacted to a letter by one of its student (now a former student) who voluntarily withdrew from the university. Jephthah Abolarin, who was a 300-Level Sociology student, had written to the university confessing to cheating during his West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), hence, continuing his education with his WASSCE result ...

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Updated NYSC mobilization timetable

Updated NYSC mobilization timetable

The National Youth Service Corps,NYSC online registration date has been set for the 2016 batch B prospective corp members both locally and foreign trained graduates. The registration date has been scheduled to commence in the month of October. Display of list of all approved programmes for institutions on NYSC portal for cross checking and feedback – 14th – 21st September 2016 Collation ...

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VIDEO: UNILAG Student Union Leaders Protest Against their Rustication by School’s Management

VIDEO: UNILAG Student Union Leaders Protest Against their Rustication by School’s Management

Adeyeye Olorunfemi, a University of Lagos (UNILAG) student who was rusticated on allegation of making defamatory post about the University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Rahman Bello on Facebook, has come out to protest against the decision by the panel that rusticated him. Olorunfemi had said in the post: “Vice Chancellor sir! You remain a first class Chemical engineering graduate from Obafemi Awolowo ...

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UNIBEN to Resume New Academic Session without 100 Level Students as It Awaits Admission List from JAMB

UNIBEN to Resume New Academic Session without 100 Level Students as It Awaits Admission List from JAMB

Following the delay in the sending of admission list from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) the management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has released details for resumption of the 2016/2017 session. The University released a statement, calling on old (returning) students to resume on September 22 2016 for the new academic year. Conspicuously missing was the resumption ...

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See photos of 14,000 capacity mini stadium built by Delta Poly, Ozoro

See photos of 14,000 capacity mini stadium built by Delta Poly, Ozoro

The Rector, Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Dr. Jacob Oboreh, has disclosed the completion of the school’s  14, 000 capacity mini stadium to be commissioned September this year. The sports complex has 149 toilets, 89 urinal systems and other facilities awaiting commissioning. See photos below:                                 ...

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2-storey building collapses in Kano Varsity leaves 20 dead

2-storey building collapses in Kano Varsity leaves 20 dead

Two-storey building collapses yesterday at the Kano University of Technology, Wudil, which claimed no fewer than 20 lives. However, in a swift reaction, the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Shehu Musa, claimed no casualty, saying only five people were injured. It was gathered that the collapsed building was one of the sponsored intervention project by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, and ...

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Photos: Funaab students protesting against lack of security | One student allegedly killed by Police

Photos: Funaab students protesting against lack of security | One student allegedly killed by Police

Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), students have taken to streets to protest against lack of security in the areas surrounding the school. The students are complaining about incessant robbery and rape by hoodlums in the school. From an unverified reports, it was gathered that a student was shot by the police. This protest is coming less than 24 hours ...

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ASUU kicks against Oloyede’s appointment as Registrar of JAMB

ASUU kicks against Oloyede’s appointment as Registrar of JAMB

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), shows their displeasure against the appointment of former Vice Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Professor Ishaq Oloyede as the new JAMB Registrar. It added that his era as Vice Chancellor was characterized with anti-democratic and anti-union antecedents and thereby call for his probe. President of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi made this statement while ...

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DELSU recommends dismissal of 5 lecturers for sexual assault, abuse of office

DELSU recommends dismissal of 5 lecturers for sexual assault, abuse of office

Five lecturers of the Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, have been recommended for sack by the institution disciplinary committee, after investigations revealed that the 5 lecturers are guilty of various offences, including sexual harassment of female students and financial extortion for marks. The recommendation by the committee came 13 months after the school dismissed three lecturers for allege professional misconducts, which ...

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OOU to embark on indefinite strike

OOU To Embark On Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), chapter are set to embark on indefinite strike after the state government failed to fulful its promises. Lecturers thereby informed students to remain in their house instead of coming to campus. What prompted the strike was because the state government failed to honour the 70:30 ratio contributions by government ...

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NNPC/Shell SNEPCo Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2016/2017

NNPC/Shell SNEPCo Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students 2016/2017

The Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company (SNEPCo) in collaboration with NNPC, announces its National Merit University Scholarship for Undergraduate Nigeria Students for the 2016/2017 academic session. The scholarship is provided to promote academic excellence and improve the skills of young Nigerians. It provides yearly grant to successful applicants from their second year to the completion of their degree programme. The ...

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IITA Youth Agripreneurs Training Programme 2016 for Nigerians

IITA Youth Agripreneurs Training Programme 2016 for Nigerians

IITA Youth Agripreneurs is in partnership with Hello Tractor to train young Agripreneurs in Nigeria on the use of a Smart Tractor designed by the company. The training will hold on the 5th September 2016 and it is only meant for Nigerians. The training will take place in Ibadan, Abuja, and Kano. Interested candidate must have a field interest in ...

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WAEC declares 14.3% Increase in 2016 performance as best result in 10 years

WAEC declares 14.3% Increase in 2016 performance as best result in 10 years

The West African Examination Council WAEC, releases the May/June 2016, West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), results on Friday and have also opened the portal for result checking on Saturday. The Head of Nigeria National Office, Olu Adenipekun, gave the statistics behind the results while addressing journalists. Adenipekun said: “About 878,040 candidates representing 52.97%, obtained credits in five subjects and above, ...

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Win up to N500,000 cash by answering questions online

Win up to N500,000 cash by answering questions online

The second edition of Skusat NG cash  reward to undergraduate students has commenced, and the grand prize have been increased from N300,000 to N500,000 for the winner in the second edition of the 2016 Skusat CBT Contest. The programme is only meant for undergraduates seeking cash grants and also aspirant who scored minimum of 180 in JAMB are eligible for the programme. ...

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UNN Students Laptop Distribution and UNN Enugu Campus Sets Resumption Date

UNN Students Laptop Distribution and UNN Enugu Campus Sets Resumption Date

UNN Students Laptop Distribution Commences. The University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN has released its scheduled for the collection of Laptops by the various departments in the school. The schedule is as follows; 03-08-2016 – ARTS/AGRICULTURE/EDUCATION. 04-08-2016 – BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES/ENGINEERING/PHARMACY/PHYSICAL SCIENCES. 05-08-2016 – SOCIAL SCIENCES/VETERINARY SCIENCES/HEALTH SCIENCES/MEDICINE. Students are to come to school with their ID card and a photocopy of the ID ...

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JAMB withdraws 2016 admission lists

JAMB withdraws 2016 admission lists

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), announced the withdrawal of all 2016 admission lists sent by the board to all tertiary institutions in the country. In a statement released by the JAMB’s Public Relations Officer, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said JAMB has given all tertiary institutions across  the country to make their own admission lists to JAMB in-line with Federal ...

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Graduate School Application Starter Pack

Graduate School Application Starter Pack

This masterpiece information was written and compiled by Aminu Temitope Thetemitopeaminu blog, a graduate from the University of Lagos. Read the five fundamental steps to take before you apply for post-graduate programmes abroad. In this post, I will be as candid as possible. No embellishments; hopefully, no misrepresentations. Everything discussed here is a distillation of thirteen months of personal research, fact-finding, data-guzzling ...

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OAU re-opens university, fresh students to resume August 3

OAU re-opens university, fresh students to resume August 3

Obafemi Awolowo University OAU, Ile-Ife, made an anouncement yesterday that the university has been re-opened after 36 days of closure due to the crises that rocked the institution. Old students are to resume into residencce on Sunday, August 7, 2016. While new students are to resume by August 3, 2016, to continue their screening exercise. A release by the Public ...

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UNILAG releases guidelines for 2016/2017 Post-UTME / Admission screening

UNILAG releases guidelines for 2016/2017 Post-UTME / Admission screening

The University of Lagos UNILAG has released its guideline for candidates seeking admission into the 2016/2017 academic seasion. There is no need for anybody to obtain any screening for, but insted the University releases guidelines for writing the 2016/2017 Post-UTME/Admission Screening Exercise, as registration begins from August 3rd till August 24, 2016. Here are the guidelines for taking part in the UNILAG ...

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