10 facts to know about LAUTECH’S funding
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10 facts to know about LAUTECH’S funding

1. Joint responsibility of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) is only to the Teaching Hospital in Osogbo and the University in Ogbomoso. 2. It…

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Unilorin wins N120m labs equipment grant
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Unilorin wins N120m labs equipment grant

The University of Ilorin says the institution’s Department of Chemistry has secured a Seeding Labs Equipment grant worth over N120 million. According to the University…

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Four abducted ASUP leaders regain freedom in Oyo
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Four abducted ASUP leaders regain freedom in Oyo

Four kidnapped leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) at the Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology (OYSCATECH), Igboora, regained freedom in…

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Politicians destroying public universities to protect private universities – ASUU

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Resumption: Kogi government satisfied with teachers’ attendance
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Resumption: Kogi government satisfied with teachers’ attendance

The Kogi Government on Monday expressed satisfaction over the impressive attendance of teachers in the state as schools resumed for the first term 2019/2020 academic…

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Osun: Poly lecturers boycott exams, demand suspension of students’ leader
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Osun: Poly lecturers boycott exams, demand suspension of students’ leader

Members of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) at the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State have refused to conduct second-semester examinations billed to start today…

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Ex-Unilorin, Adeniyi VC dies at 95
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Ex-Unilorin, Adeniyi VC dies at 95

The fourth Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Adeoye Adeniyi is dead. Adeniyi was aged 95. A bulletin issued by the information office of…

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Four Dead, 12 Hospitalised As ‘Strange Illness’ Afflicts College Students In Borno
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Four Dead, 12 Hospitalised As ‘Strange Illness’ Afflicts College Students In Borno

At least four people have been confirmed dead and 12 hospitalized after students of the College of Education, Waka-Biu in Biu Local Government Area of…

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Student runs out naked from bathroom as snakes take over Auchi Poly
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Student runs out naked from bathroom as snakes take over Auchi Poly

Students, who reside in Auchi Polytechnic hostel, Estako West Local Government Area of Edo State have described the current situation within the institution as worrisome,…

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Buhari demonstrated hatred for education by reducing budgetary allocation – ASUU
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Buhari demonstrated hatred for education by reducing budgetary allocation – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari demonstrated his hatred for the education sector by constantly reducing budgetary…

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UNIJOS develops anti-snake venom, seeks partnership to make it affordable
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UNIJOS develops anti-snake venom, seeks partnership to make it affordable

Jos—The Vice-Chancellor of University of Jos, Professor Sebastian Maimako has announced the development of anti-snake venom vaccine known as COVIP-Plus, developed after 24 years of…

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Covenant University Increases Tuition
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Covenant University Increases Tuition

The authorities of Covenant University have increased the tuition payable by new students admitted for the 2019/2020 academic session. The faith-based tertiary institution affiliated with…

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NECO Releases May/June 2019 Exam Results
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NECO Releases May/June 2019 Exam Results

The National Examinations Council on Tuesday released the May/June 2019 Senior Secondary School Examination results. The NECO Acting Registrar, Mr Abubakar Gana, made the announcement…

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Why we’re starting strike soon – Lecturers
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Why we’re starting strike soon – Lecturers

President of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, Mr. Nuhu Ogirima, on Friday, disclosed that the union may soon commence another strike action to…

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UniUyo alumni decries attack on undergraduates by suspected cultists
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UniUyo alumni decries attack on undergraduates by suspected cultists

The University of Uyo Alumni Association on Thursday condemned what they described as “unrestrained attacks” on students of the institution by suspected cultists. In a…

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University workers make demands, give Buhari govt ultimatum
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University workers make demands, give Buhari govt ultimatum

Chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, Ahmadu Bello University branch, Comrade Abdurra’uf Bello has warned that if the Federal Government failed…

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Anambra Varsity staff gives management August 14 ultimatum over unpaid salaries
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Anambra Varsity staff gives management August 14 ultimatum over unpaid salaries

The non-teaching staff of the Anambra State owned Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) has given the university management up to Wednesday, August 14 to meet…

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BREAKING: WAEC releases 2019 May/June result
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BREAKING: WAEC releases 2019 May/June result

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has released the result of the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The examination body disclosed this…

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FUO Vice-Chancellor, 2 others in court over alleged victimization, promotion fraud
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FUO Vice-Chancellor, 2 others in court over alleged victimization, promotion fraud

The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Otuoke in Ogbia Local Government Council Area of Bayelsa State, Seth Accra Jaja and two others have been dragged to the…

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LAUTECH withdraws ex-student’s certificate over failure to appear before investigate panels
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LAUTECH withdraws ex-student’s certificate over failure to appear before investigate panels

The Senate of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso on Wednesday, said that it has approved the withdrawal of certificate issued to one…

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2019 UTME: JAMB withdraws results of candidates over forgery
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2019 UTME: JAMB withdraws results of candidates over forgery

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has withdrawn the results of four candidates who participated at its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination…

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Plateau University takes actions after suspected herdsmen invaded campus, raped student
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Plateau University takes actions after suspected herdsmen invaded campus, raped student

The management of the Plateau State University Bokkos has suspended three security operatives of the university for what it described as “negligence of duty” following…

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UNIZIK law graduate stabs brother to death

A 28-year-old law graduate of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Mr Victor Ohale, has allegedly stabbed his younger brother, Kelechi Ohale, to death. EMIRAT POST…

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Lagos govt announces dates for postponed examinations
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Lagos govt announces dates for postponed examinations

The Lagos State Ministry of Education on Tuesday announced new dates for three examinations postponed recently by the state government. Mrs Adeleye Olatokunboh, the Permanent…

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NYSC doctors, others protest against Borno govt over unpaid allowance
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NYSC doctors, others protest against Borno govt over unpaid allowance

Fifty (50) medical practitioners undertaking the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Borno State on Monday stormed the government house demanding immediate payment of their…

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JAMB arrest 19-year-old for upgrading UTME score
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JAMB arrest 19-year-old for upgrading UTME score

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday evening paraded one Adah Eche, a 19-year-old admission seeker who allegedly falsified his Unified Tertiary Matriculation…

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Oyo: Makinde abolishes N500 examination fee, declares education levy illegal for schools
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Oyo: Makinde abolishes N500 examination fee, declares education levy illegal for schools

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has abolished N500 examination fee in all secondary schools across the state. The Head of Service, Mrs. Ololade Agboola,…

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JAMB kicks against establishment of new universities
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JAMB kicks against establishment of new universities

Professor Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has called on the Federal Government to place an embargo on the…

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Rufus Giwa Poly shut down indefinitely
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Rufus Giwa Poly shut down indefinitely

Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo state, has been shut down indefinitely by the school authorities. In a circular signed by the Registrar, Mr Sule Atiku,…

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ASUU: Buhari approves N208bn to upgrade Nigerian universities
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ASUU: Buhari approves N208bn to upgrade Nigerian universities

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N208billion for the upgrade of Nigerian universities. This was disclosed by the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Ahmad Bashir,…

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Education Nobody will get certificate twice – WAEC issues warning to Nigerians
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Education Nobody will get certificate twice – WAEC issues warning to Nigerians

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Sunday advised people in possession of its certificates to guard them well, saying it will not re-issue on…

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20 per cent of Bauchi teachers are ghost workers – Gov Bala
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20 per cent of Bauchi teachers are ghost workers – Gov Bala

Governor Bala Muhammed of Bauchi State, on Sunday said that up to 20 per cent of teachers on the payroll of the state are ghost…

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Sex-for-marks: Ekiti State University speaks on scandal involving its lecturer, student
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Sex-for-marks: Ekiti State University speaks on scandal involving its lecturer, student

The Management of Ekiti State University,(EKSU), Ado Ekti says it has begun investigations into allegation of sexual misconduct involving one of its lecturers, Dr O.O…

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Buhari sends charge to Nigerian universities
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Buhari sends charge to Nigerian universities

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerian universities to intensify efforts at making discoveries and inventions that can assist the development of the country. He made…

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ASUU suspends strike in Taraba University
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ASUU suspends strike in Taraba University

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Taraba University Chapter has suspended its two month-old strike following the agreement between the union and the Taraba…

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JAMB: University of Ibadan insists on 200 cut-off
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JAMB: University of Ibadan insists on 200 cut-off

The management of the University of Ibadan (UI) has insisted that their cut-off mark remains 200. This comes a day after the Joint Admissions Matriculation…

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2019 UTME: Why some candidates have multiple results – JAMB explains
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2019 UTME: Why some candidates have multiple results – JAMB explains

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says no candidate of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) has more than one result. The board…

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AAUA crisis deepens as NANS counters varsity management on students’ resumption
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AAUA crisis deepens as NANS counters varsity management on students’ resumption

Following the directive by the management of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, Ondo State for students of the institution to resume on Sunday, the National…

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Ondo university talks tough ahead of planned resumption, warns students
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Ondo university talks tough ahead of planned resumption, warns students

Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, in Ondo State have been warned by the institution’s management against breaching the peace on campus upon resumption….

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We are still facing discrimination despite Buhari’s order – NOUN graduates cry out
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We are still facing discrimination despite Buhari’s order – NOUN graduates cry out

Law Graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) say they are yet to know their fate of gaining admission into the Nigerian Law…

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2019 UTME: JAMB speaks on cut-off marks
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2019 UTME: JAMB speaks on cut-off marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has not published the national and general minimum cut-off marks for placement of candidates into the…

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Why Nigerians, Muslims need to pray – NUT
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Why Nigerians, Muslims need to pray – NUT

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on Tuesday in Abuja, urged Muslims to sustain their prayers beyond the Ramadan, for peaceful coexistence in the country….

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Osun Poly crisis: Remain in your parents’ house – Management warns students
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Osun Poly crisis: Remain in your parents’ house – Management warns students

The management of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, has warned all categories of students in the school to remain at home following the closure of the…

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BREAKING: NECO scraps use of scratch cards, announces new system
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BREAKING: NECO scraps use of scratch cards, announces new system

The National Examination Council (NECO) has scrapped the use of scratch cards, for the conduct of its Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE). Chairman of the…

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UTME 2019: JAMB releases 4,536 withheld results [How to check]
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UTME 2019: JAMB releases 4,536 withheld results [How to check]

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2019 UTME: ICPC launches investigation into malpractices, reveals what will happen to culprits
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2019 UTME: ICPC launches investigation into malpractices, reveals what will happen to culprits

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has begun investigation into alleged malpractices during the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted across…

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ASUU hints on fresh indefinite strike, warns Nigerian govt
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ASUU hints on fresh indefinite strike, warns Nigerian govt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday, called on Nigerians to pressurise the Federal Government to honour their agreement to forestall fresh strike….

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ASUU makes fresh call to government

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on governments at all levels to give priority attention to education. Ogunyemi…

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Buhari govt issues deadline to sack unqualified teachers

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has issued December 2019 deadline for teachers who fail to register and license with Teachers’ Registeration Council of Nigeria….

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News Nigerians beg as ASUU threatens strike

Nigerians have reacted to the threat by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on another nationwide strike. EMIRAT POST reports that ASUU…

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