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UNILAG graduate beats 15 contestants, gets LNI scholarship in AUB

By Dayo Adesulu LAGOS—A graduate of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Mr. Ajibola Olubando, has emerged recipient of the Lebanese Nigeria Initiative, LNI, scholarship programme.  Unilag Olubando defeated other 15 contesting students to clinch the prestigious scholarship. With this feat, Olubando is now the first Nigerian postgraduate student to enjoy the scholarship. […]

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JAMB: Stanbic IBTC to give top 30 UTME candidates N15m scholarships

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m. JAMB The all-inclusive scholarship will include best male and female students, best visually-impaired candidates in the 36 states of Nigeria. The Corporate Investment […]

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Man who regained sight after 21 years to enroll in school, says Father

Demsa (Adamawa) – Mr Eli Humoshe, the father of the 24-year-old Edmond Eli who regained his vision after 21 years said his son who missed school over the years would be enrolled for adult education. Edo State Acting Governor, Rt. Hon Comrade Philip Shaibu (right) addressing students of Ihogbe College and Oba Akenzua Secondary School, […]

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Edo maintains 3rd position in 2019 WAEC performance ranking

…as govt restrategises to lead pack in future Edo State has retained its 3rd position in the performance ranking chart of the 2019 West African Examination Council (WAEC), coming behind Anambra Sate which occupied the second position and Abia State, which took the first position in the ranking. WASSCE scratch cad Reacting to the state’s […]

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Out of School Children: Oyo govt gets $6M grant to fund education

By Adeola Badru IBADAN-THE Oyo State Government is to receive a sum of $6 million grant under the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme facilitated by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) with the support of the World Bank to fund education in the state. Seyi Makinde This was made known on Friday […]

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ActionAid to Kogi govt: Invest more in education, tackle unemployment

education ..Says Govt should tackle out of school students By Boluwaji Obahopo LOkoja—Actionaids Nigeria, has urged Kogi State government to invest more in education and use it as a tool to curtail violence and extremism in the state. Yahaya Bello ISWAP is bigger threat than Boko Haram, UK, French Defence warn Nigeria(Opens in a new […]

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International Youth Day: Declare state of emergency on education now, NYCN charges FG

Says youths deserve quality education, adequate security By Dirisu Yakubu The National Executive Council, NEC, of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, in celebration of this year’s International Youth Day, IYD, Monday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to declare a state of emergency on education and ensure adequate security for all.  […]

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Ganduje to FG : Formalise removal of HND/BSC dichotomy to promote tech education

The Kano State Governor, Alhaji Umar Ganduje, on Saturday appealed to the Federal government to formalise the removal of discrimination between holders of Bachelor’s Degrees and Higher National Diplomas (HND) in the public service. Ganduje He said this was necessary if the Federal Government was really determined to promote and sustain science and technical education […]

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Bayero University expels 24 students over entry qualifications

The management of Bayero University Kano (BUK), on Friday, expelled 24 final year student from the university over falsification of their entry qualifications. Spokesperson for the university, Malam Lamara Garba disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Kano. According to the statement, their expulsion was approved by the Senate of the University at its […]

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SSANIP blasts RUGIPO’s Governing Council over sack of Staff School workers

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnic, SSANIP, chapter of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, RUGIPO, has lashed out at the governing council of the institution for terminating the appointments of members of staff of the Polytechnic Staff School. According to the association’s chairman, Comrade Chris Olowolade, who frowned at the manner at which the […]

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Speaker Oluomo in alleged secret moves to relocate Ogun university to Ifo hometown

There are indications that the Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, is allegedly working behind the scene to relocate the Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH) to his hometown in Ifo Local Government area of Ogun State. Sources close to Oluomo told DAILY POST that he had been […]

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National Defence College Alumni gets new exco

Abuja – The Alumni Association of the National Defence College Nigeria (AANDEC) has inaugurated its newly elected National Executive Committee to run the affairs of the body for the next two years. The AANDEC’s Publicity Secretary, Navy Capt. Mohammed Wabi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari, others at the […]

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UNIBEN postpones resumption, announces new date

The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) says it has postponed resumption for the second semester 2018/2019 academic session earlier scheduled for Aug. 4, by one week. Mrs Otasowie Oshodin, the Registrar of UNIBEN, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday. In Benin. Oshodin said that the postponement was […]

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Breaking: SSANU, NASU protest FG’s failure to meet their demands

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday held a joint protest in Ibadan to demand the implementation of a subsisting court judgement and other pressing issues. This image is used to demonstrate the story The unions were demanding the implementation of the judgement of the National […]

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Prof. Jerry to FG: Invest more in education to stem increasing crime rate

By Peter Duru Makurdi……Former Minister of State for Education, Prof. Jerry Agada has advised the federal government to invest more in the educational sector to avail Nigeria’s teeming youths greater opportunities to acquire formal education and be better developed citizens. ‘Invest more in education to stem increasing crime rate’ Prof. Agada who spoke Tuesday in […]

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Opeyemi Dara: OAU gives update on student who committed suicide over ‘poor academic performance’

The Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile – Ife, has said Opeyemi Dara, a 400-Level student who committed suicide was doing well academically. DAILY POST had reported that Opeyemi Dara, who was a final year student of Faculty of Arts, Department of English Language, allegedly committed suicide over poor academic performance. The public […]

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UNIBEN announces date for Post-UTME

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) has advised students writing post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) to check for their venue and time online as the examinations commence from Aug. 7 to Aug. 14. This was contained in a statement issued the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Michael Osasuyi, to the News Agency of Nigeria, […]

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Tension in UCTH over appointment of Director of Administration, others

The Cross River State Government representative in the Governing Board of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Legal Counsel of concerned staff of the institution and some applicants who applied for the post of Director of Administration in the Institution (UCTH) have petitioned the Chairman of the Governing Board over the appointment of Director […]

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We can end Nigerians’ craze for varsity education abroad – Aluyor, Edo University VC

Prof Emmanuel Aluyor is the Vice-Chancellor of Edo State University Iyamho. In this interview, Aluyor speaks on the mandate of almost-four-year-old university, and how it is doing things differently to enhance the quality of education at the tertiary level in Nigeria as the institution prepares to graduate its first set of students. Excerpts:  PROFESSOR EMMANUEL […]

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Unilag warns students of admission fraudsters

Lagos – The University of Lagos (Unilag) has advised members of the public to be cautious about matters concerning placements into it, to avoid falling prey to admission fraudsters. UNILAG The advice is contained in the newsletter of the institution obtained  from the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, on Friday in Lagos. According […]

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Strike: NASU, SSANU gives FG 14-day ultimatum over earned allowances, staff schools

NON-Academic Staff unions in the universities have given the Federal Government a 14-Day Ultimatum to address the issue of Earned Allowances and sacked workers of Staff Schools or they will (strike) shutdown the universities. STRIKE Already, the non-teaching staff under the umbrella of Joint Action Committee, JAC, comprising the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and […]

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Osun Poly students to pay N10,000 fine as school resumes Monday

Management of Osun State polytechnic, Iree on Friday announced the resumption of full-time students of the institution slated for Monday, as each student is being charged N10,000 as damages following their last protest that led to the closure of the school.  This was contained in a press statement signed by the Registrar of the institution, […]

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Girl-child education: A cheery intervention by Maritime Academy

By Edet Okpo IT is generally commendable the consistency of focus and genuine heartedness with which the present management of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, MAN, under the captainship of the Rector, Commodore Duja Emmanuel Effedua, keeps fulfilling its promises across statutory and ancillary obligations of the Academy. Of course, this has attracted corresponding commentaries and […]

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UNILAG begins registration for post-UTME screening [See Details]

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Thursday, begun registration processes for its post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination screening into all courses/programmes for the 2019/2020 academic year. It will continue until Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Only candidates, who made the institution their first choice in the 2019 UTME and scored 200 and above are eligible. The forms […]

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We’ll invest in qualitative education — Ihedioha

By Chidi Nkwopara Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State, yesterday, reassured the people of the state that his “administration will invest in qualitative education at all levels.” Emeka Ihedioha Ihedioha restated this after signing the Imo State Universal Basic Education (Amendment) Law No. 30 of 2019, reiterating the determination of his administration to respect the […]