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JAMB announces closure of DE applications, releases results of rescheduled UTME

JAMB announces closure of DE applications, releases results of rescheduled UTME

        The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, yesterday, announced that the Direct Entry (DE) application, which began in December 2017, would close on June 4. The Board’s Head of Media, Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in an interview in Abuja. According to Mr him, over 140,000 candidates have so far obtained the forms online. He said ...

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Abia poly reopens as unions call off strike

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The Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, has reopened as members of the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) in the state owned institution, suspended their four weeks old industrial action after a congress of the union held in the school premises. Speaking to newsmen after the union’s congress, the Chairman of the union, Mr. Kalu Nwankwo, confirmed the decision of congress to ...

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Osun govt. seals OAU’s Administrative Block over N1.8bn tax debt

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The Osun State Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday sealed the Administrative Bock of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, over a N1.8 billion tax debt. The officials of the service, who came with policemen and NSCDC personnel, put the gates of the block under lock and key after obtaining a court order. The Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju, ...

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Varsity begins production of plastic items, bread

Varsity begins production of plastic items, bread

The Department of Industrial Production Engineering of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra has commenced production of six plastics items including cups, bowls and trays. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku made the disclosure in a pre convocation press briefing mark the 12th Convocation of the institution. The vice chancellor also said the institution through its women cooperative society ...

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Dino Melaye, others lobby for creation of University in Okun land

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The National Universities Commission, NUC, disclosed Monday that within the last five years, about six million University admission seekers in Nigeria were denied admission. The came as Senator Dino Melaye and others from Kabba in Okun land said that Okun land deserve a university. Speaking Monday in Abuja while having in audience, intelligentsias from Kogi West lobbying for upgrade of ...

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Buhari tasks varsities on research that ‘ll revamp economy

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President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the nation’s universities to begin the pursuit of researches and discoveries that would boost the economy of the country. He also solicited the support of all stakeholders in the country to enable government achieve its set target. Speaking yesterday during the 22nd convocation ceremony of the University of Abuja, where he featured as a visitor, ...

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Higher institutions in Nassarawa State begin indefinite strike

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The Joint Union of Tertiary Institutions (JUTI), Nasarawa State Chapter today embarked on an indefinite strike following the state government’s failure to meet their demands on welfare issues. The Chairman, Samuel Bashayi made this disclosure in a statement in Lafia. Bashayi, who is also the Chairman of the College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), Akwanga Chapter, said the institutions ...

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LASU VC warns 4,343 new students against social vices

LASU VC warns 4,343 new students against social vices

The Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Prof. Lanre Fagbohun, has advised fresh students to shun all forms of social vices or risk expulsion. Fagbohun spoke at the matriculation ceremony for the 2017/2018 academic session. Giving a breakdown of the admission process at the occasion, he said that of the 40,000 candidates who made LASU as their first choice and ...

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LASPOTECH Matriculation Ceremony For 2017/2018 Freshers

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Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH Matriculation notice for the 2017/2018 academic session has been released by the LASPOTECH management on the school website. All students as well as members of the public are hereby informed. All matriculating students should also be informed that the matriculation date has been set for Saturday, 13th January, 2018. See full details below. The Joint Matriculation ...

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YABATECH Admission List 2017/2018 Session [ND Full-Time]

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Yaba College of Technology, YABATECH admission lists for 2017/2018 academic session are out and now available for checking on the school portal. The released YabaTech admission lists are the National Diploma (ND) full-time, candidates for 2017/18 session. Candidates who applied for the above named programmes at Yaba College of Technology can check their admission status on the University website. Information ...

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ASUU seek panel of inquiry over LASU crisis

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Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Lagos Zone, has asked Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, to set up a panel of inquiry to probe the lingering crisis rocking the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, over the alleged sack of seven of its members, among others. This came as ASUU also rejected recent sack of 150 members of Kogi State ...

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Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics suspends 15-day old nationwide strike

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The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its nationwide strike 15 days after the industrial action began. Usman Duste, the National President of ASUP made the announcement today during the union’s 14th National Delegates Conference at the Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi state. He said the decision to suspend the strike followed the series of meetings held between ...

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Photo: 30-year old undergraduate, Dahiru Adamu commits suicide by hanging!

30-year old undergraduate, Dahiru Adamu commits suicide by hanging!

A 30-year-old 300 Level student of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, identified as Dahiru Adamu, committed suicide by hanging himself on a tree today at the Gubi Campus of the school. The deceased was a student of the Department of Technology Education, Wood Work Section of the institution. He had earlier been admitted at the Teaching Hospital on Wednesday where ...

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How To Get UNIPORT Post-UTME Deposit Refund 2017/2018

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This is how to get University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Post-UTME screening fee deposit refund. This is for the UNIPORT screening for Post-UTME candidates for the 2017/2018 academic session. Below is what you need to do in order to get the refundable deposit. The following is the message released by the management of the University of Port Harcourt. Further to ...

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“I was beaten, molested, taunted, I only picked a bottle in self defence” – Suspended OAU Vice President Jacob Grace seeks for justice

"I was beaten, molested, taunted, I only picked a bottle in self defence" - Suspended OAU Vice President Jacob Grace seeks for justice

Ms Jacob Grace, the suspended Vice President of students union of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has alleged that the Director of Socials, Afolabi Adedayo Emmanuel, battered her during an executive council meeting and she stabbed him in self defence. Recall that on the night of September 5, the two students’ union exco members were seriously injured following a ...

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BREAKING: ASUU suspends strike

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The Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities, ASUU, has officially suspended its one month, six days strike. ASUU said it was suspending the strike till end of October for government to fulfill its pledges. The union directed university lecturers to resume duty from Tuesday, 19th September 2017. The suspension of the strike was announced on Monday evening after a meeting ...

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SSANU, NASU, NAAT declare total, indefinite strike

SSANU, NASU, NAAT declare total, indefinite strike

The three non-academic staff unions in public universities namely the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU; and the National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, have declared an indefinite strike starting on Monday, September 11th. This development comes two weeks after ASUU declared its indefinite strike. Chairman of Joint Action Committee of the associations ...

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Pretty Corps member dies in fatal accident on her way to Anambra for monthly clearance

Pretty Corps member dies in fatal accident on her way to Anambra for monthly clearance

NYSC Corps member, Jenyo Ojo died in an fatal auto crash on her way to Anambra State for her monthly clearance on Monday, September 4. Ojo is from Ogbagi Akiko, a graduated of English Education from Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba, Ondo State and had only one month to go before completing her compulsory national service.

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See how a Corps member wore her NYSC uniform

See how a Corps member wore her NYSC uniform

Corps member, Mercy Ekanem paired her crested vest with a short skirt to CDS on Thursday. Yay or Nay?

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UNILAG Dockets Printing for 2nd Semester Exam – 2016/2017

UNILAG Dockets Printing for 2nd Semester Exam – 2016/2017

The University of Lagos, UNILAG exams docket generation and printing for second semester of 2016/2017 academic session examinations has started. Students can now go online to print a coloured copy of their examination docket for the upcoming examination for the 2016/2017 academic year. The Second Semester Examination for 2016/2017 Academic Session is scheduled to commence on Monday, August 28, 2017. The ...

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