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Fayemi wants Yoruba language usage in schools

Ekiti State Governor,Dr. Kayode Fayemi has renewed his call for the introduction of Yoruba language as a means of education and communication in schools across the South-Western part of Nigeria. The Governor made the call in Akure, Ondo State capital, yesterday, at the first international conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of the death of foremost […]

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ASUU Vows To Continue Strike

The president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Nasir Faggae has vowed that the union would not succumb to any pressure to call off its six weeks old strike if all its demands are not met by the government. Mr. Fagge told journalists in Abuja that although negotiations have continued, there’s nothing […]

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WAEC Releases May/June 2013 Examination Results

The WAEC on Wednesday released the full results of 1,543,683 candidates who sat for its May/June 2013 Secondary School Certificate Examination. The number represents 91.38 per cent of 1,689,188 candidates who registered for the examination. The Head of National Office (HNO) of WAEC, Dr Charles Eguridu, announced the results on Wednesday when he addressed a […]

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1 GAME empowers 10,000 pupils in Cross River LG

The 1 GAME campaign has announced its intention to contribute to the Cross River State Government’s fight towards enhancing ‘Education for All’ by indicating it will provide more than 20,000 exercise books and writing materials to assist 10,000 school pupils in Calabar-South Local Government Area in learning when a new academic session kicks off in […]

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EU urges Maltese Authorities to allow in African Immigrants

The European Union (EU) has asked Malta to allow into the country some 102 African immigrants on board a tanker from Libya, after the Maltese authorities decided to turn them back to the Libyan coast. “Allowing immigrants to disembark in Malta is a humanitarian duty and the Maltese authorities’ decision to send the ship back […]

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Cold War: Laptops supply fallout Pitches Teachers against Govt in Kogi

The efforts to make teachers computer literate in Kogi State is generating cold war between the beneficiaries and the government. The grouse, according to the Basic Education Staff Association of Nigeria (BESAN) Kogi State chapter was the deduction from their salaries by the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). However, the chairman of SUBEB, Alhaji […]

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University of Ilorin targets Uninterrupted Power Supply

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali, on Tuesday, said that the institution was planning uninterrupted power supply on its campus. Ambali, said this in Ilorin when he declared open the ninth Mosobolaje Oyawoye Faculty of Science Endowed Lecture Series at the University’s main auditorium. He said the plan was part of a strategy […]

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Edo screens 1300 Teachers’ Certificates

Edo State Government has invited 1,300 Primary School teachers who have irregularities in their education certificates and age records to appear before a verification committee to defend themselves. This was made known at a meeting the state Govenor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole held with the leadership of the state Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) led by Comrade […]

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Edo varsity gets N500m boost for facilities

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has approved the sum of N500 million for the Ambrose Alli University to upgrade its facilities. Speaking at the inauguration of eight member Governing Council of the university chaired by Professor Greg Akenzua, Governor Oshiomhole said the money will be paid in installments, beginning from this month and spread […]

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Audit shows Massive age falsification by Edo teachers

Edo State Government audit of Primary Schools in the State has revealed massive falsification of age of Primary School Teachers in the State Public Schools. In a town hall meeting on education on State yesterday Governor Oshiomhole said its audit carried out by the State’s Information and Communications Technology showed that 789 teachers out of […]

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FG sets aside N100bn for Development of Universities

The Federal government has concluded plans to flag off infrastructural projects worth N100bn in various universities across the six geo-political zones next month, so as to give the nation’s universities a new lease of life. This was made known on Saturday in Abuja, by Gabriel Suswam, the governor of Benue State and chairman of the […]