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ASUU may call off strike today – FG

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has revealed that the 4-month old strike by lecturers under the umbrella of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may be called off today February 3rd. Recall that on November 5th 2018, aggrieved ASUU lecturers embarked on the strike action over the failure of the Federal …

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Obafemi Awolowo University students cry out as exams begin despite the on-going ASUU strike

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Monday, began exams for the 2017/2018 second semester despite the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). ASUU, led by Biodun Ogunyemi, had embarked on industrial action on November 4 to protest poor funding of universities …

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FG reaches agreement with ASUU to release N15.4bn for salary shortfalls

The Federal Government has reached an agreement with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve the on-going industrial action.   Addressing journalists on Monday evening after the meeting with the striking lecturers in Abuja, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the majority of …

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Breaking: OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ lecturer, Richard Akindele sentenced to two years in prison

Justice Maureen Onyetenu of the Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun state has sentenced Professor Richard Akindele, a former lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, to 2 years in prison for demanding sex to pass one of his students, Monica Osagie.  LIB reported earlier that Akindele changed his plea from …

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Ebonyi State University sacks 63 Lecturers, Staff for forgery and sexual harassment

The management of the Ebonyi State University have terminated the appointment of 63 lecturers and other members of staff of the institution for alleged certificate forgeries, sexual harassment and extortion. Confirming the mass sack, the institution’s public relations office, Patrick Itumo, said some of the affected staff were offered an …

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Student committed suicide due to drug addiction, not project failure —UNILORIN management clarifies

The Management of the University of Ilorin has denied reports that one of its students, Adigun Emmanuel, committed suicide recently because he failed his project. In a statement signed and released by its Director of Corporate Affairs of the university, Kunle Akogun, said that investigation into Adigun’s death, shows that …

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16-yr-old student stabbed to death by his classmate while testing the superiroty of his charm

A 16-year-old secondary school student in Ekiti state has died following serious injuries he sustained when himself and his fellow classmate were testing the superiority of their charms on Thursday, December 6th. According to reports, the deceased, Mathew Favour and the culprit, Kehinde Timilehin, both students of Ado Grammar School …

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38% of Nigerians are illiterates – National Commission for Mass Literacy

The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education is focusing on strategies to increase literacy level as more than 38 per cent of Nigerians have been described as illiterates. Its Executive Secretary, Prof. Abba Haladu stated on Friday that the level of illiteracy was a big challenge. “The …

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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 …

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