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Governor Amosun Fires MAPOLY Rector, Itiola

Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has asked the Rector of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta (MAPOLY), Prof. Oludele Itiola to proceed on a terminal leave. This is part of efforts to find lasting solution to the crisis rocking the institution hit the rocks. Itiola was, however, replaced by Ayodeji Salimon …

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Minister of State For Education, Anthony Anwukah Flown Abroad For Medical Treatment

The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwukah, has been flown to the United States for medical treatment. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this at a press briefing on the 2017 World Teachers’ Day in Abuja. Mr. Adamu urged Nigerians at the event to pray for the speedy …

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SO SAD..! NANS Former President, Dauda Mohammed Dies At 38

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has announced the death of a former National President of the association, Mr Dauda Mohammed, aged 38, after a protracted illness. NANS’ President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said Mohammed died on Sunday enroute …

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JAMB: Universities Asked To Reduce Cut-off Mark

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede has said universities asked for the declared cut-off marks to be reduced. According to him, the universities made the demand in consideration of their affiliate campuses. He said JAMB, however, refused to grant the demand because both …

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LAUTECH To Resume Lectures October 3

The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) in Ogbomoso, has announced that lectures will resume by October 3. According to the Chairman, Governing council, Prof Dayo Afolabi‎ “What we did was that we have spoken with the two Governors who has started bringing in their quota and the …

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Kogi ASUP Decries Alleged Military Invasion of School, Detention of Over 500 Students

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, kogi state polytechnics chapter has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai to institute a high powered investigation into the alleged invasion and brutalization of students and staff of the institution by some soldiers on the …

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Ebonyi Governor, Umahi Suspends Headmaster, 7 Primary School Teachers For Absenteeism

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, yesterday, suspended seven primary school teachers including a headmaster for absenteeism during school hours. Umahi declared this when he paid an unscheduled visit to the primary school located at Amazu in Ishielu local Government Area of Ebonyi State when he was returning …

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Number of Nigerian Students In American Universities Revealed

The number of Nigerian students in the United States of America has been revealed. US Consul-General in Lagos, John Bray said on Thursday that up to ten thousand Nigerian students are among over one million international students admitted into United States universities this year. Bray made the disclosure at a …

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