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Reps Order NECO to Pay Over N6bn To FG

The House of Representatives Committee on Finance has frowned at the level of indebtedness of the Nigerian Examination Council (NECO) to the federal Government through shortfall of the remittances of its operating surplus from 2014 to 2019. According to the chairman of the committee, James Abiodun Faleke at a hearing on the matter on Wednesday,...

Don’t Register again – JAMB tells candidates at blacklisted centers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday called on candidates who registered for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in some recently blacklisted centres that there is nothing to worry about. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who made the call in an interview with the News Agency of...

Okoriko Appointed Administrator of Anglican International Academy, Urged Humility

The Anglican International Academy, situated in a vast land, Plot 3, Cadastral Zone C00, Institution and Research District, at Zhidu, around the Lugbe area, off the Airport Road Abuja, which started in September, 2019 under the leadership of two Vice Principals for Administration and Academics, Mrs. Nkiruka Nwofor and Mr. Oluwakayode Bamigboye, resumed this...

Review of Nigeria’s University Curriculum In Final Stage – NUC

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said the agency was in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum. Rasheed stated this at a high-level interactive dialogue commemorating this year’s International Day of Education at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Speaking as a panelist at the...

Education, Henceforth My Top Priority, Buhari Assures ASUU

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government would give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities. In a Press Statement signed by the President’s Special Adviser Media and Publicity Femi Adesina said President Buhari assured that from now the universities would start producing quality graduates, assuring that education would henceforth, be...

Cheif Tunde Afolabi Installed As ACU Chancellor, Pledges N1bn Investment To The University

The newly installed Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Chief Dr Tunde Afolabi has assured the management and proprietors of the institution of his plan to invest over N1billion in the institution during his tenure. Afolabi made the pledge at his installation as the new Chancellor at the 11th Convocation lecture of Ajayi Crowther...

Ajayi Crowther University Appoints Three New Professors

Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, has appointed three new professors in various departments. According a statement from the office of the Vice- Chancellor, Rt. Rev. Professor Dapo Asaju, the new appointees are Professor Bode Sowande, a renowned Playwright and Director, in the Department of Performing Arts and Music; Professor William...

Between ACU Vice Chancellor and agitating parents – Folu Olamiti

Vice Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Mr Dapo Asaju, a professor and Bishop of the Anglican Church, was in the news recently in what could be described as an altercation between the university and some parents over some rules and regulations introduced by the institution to ensure discipline and smooth...

UI NON-ACADEMIC STAFF DISRUPT CLASSES, READY TO BATTLE ASUU

There was pandemonium on Thursday at the University of Ibadan, UI, as the non-teaching staff unleashed terror on students and academic staff who were attending classes saying, “We are declaring war against the academic staff”. The aggrieved staff is reacting to the congress held yesterday by ASUU where it was resolved that the institution’s Vice...

ADOPT ENTREPRENEURSHIP MENTALITY- NYSC DG

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged corps members to adopt entrepreneurship mentality to be self reliant after service and to attain financial independence. Kazaure made the call while addressing the 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 corps members deployed to Ogun at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Sagamu on Thursday. The...

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