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Obaseki congratulates Edo-born Ebhomielen, UI’s best graduating student

Ofure Mary Ebhomielen The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has felicitated with Ofure Mary Ebhomielen, an indigene of Edo State, who graduated with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 7.0 from the University of Ibadan (UI), emerging the best graduating student at the institution’s 2019 convocation ceremony. Ofure Mary Ebhomielen of the Department […]

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LAUTECH lecturers boycott classes over non-payment of salaries

Lecturers at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, on Monday carried out their threat by declaring total boycott of lectures and academic activities in the institution. This decision was reached at the Congress of the Union held within the university campus. DAILY POST gathered that the boycott of the classes by the lecturers […]

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Justifying the 2020 Education Budget in Akwa Ibom

Governor Emmanuel Udom, of Akwa Ibom state The N4.98 billion proposed as the capital budget for the education sector in Akwa Ibom State has drawn criticisms from individuals, civil society organisations and the organised labour. The allocation which represents 0.83 per cent of the total budget for 2020 is said to be too small for […]

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Panic as Ekiti Varsity moves to sack 500 Staff

Fear has gripped the staff of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, as the university management is allegedly making surreptitious efforts to sack about 500 staff of the institution. The staff, according to multiple sources, were those that were employed by the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Prof Samuel Oye Bandele during his tenure. Again, some professors, […]

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FUTA suspends students who assaulted colleague

The Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, has suspended the students involved in the bullying of a female student in one of the off campus hostels on Saturday November 16, 2019 indefinitely. The school said it had opened investigations into the circumstances that led to the odious and unfortunate act. The suspended students are not […]

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WAEC releases Nov/Dec examination results

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Friday, released results of candidates that sat for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria. The Examination body withheld the results of 9,457 candidates. WAEC’s Head of National Office in Nigeria, Olu Adenipekun, announced the release of the results on Friday at a media conference […]

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LASU students to pay additional N150,000 tuition

Students of the Lagos State University will start paying a sum of N150,000 tuition fee for a second stream undergraduate programme. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, said the second stream degree programme was introduced to help deepen the entrepreneurship skills of students of the institution. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the Vice-Chancellor as saying, […]

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Plank seller’s daughter emerges overall best graduating Master’s student [PHOTOS]

Abibat Olayinka Owolabi, the child of a plank seller at the Bodija Market in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, Mr. Aliu Owolabi, has emerged as overall best graduating Master’s Degree student at the University of Ibadan. Miss Owolabi graduated from the Department of Botany, Faculty of Sciences in the institution. DAILY POST reports that Abibat, […]

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2019 UTME: Proprietors of CBT Centres make damning allegations against JAMB

The Computer-Based Test Centres Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (CPAN), has countered the claim by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) that the 2019 UTME was successful. The President of CPAN, Mr Maxwell Akwuruoha, made this known at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday, NAN reports. The body’s leader stated that many JAMB workers […]

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CPAN says 2019 JAMB marred by biometric, browser failure

The Computer-Based Test Centres Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (CPAN), has alleged that the 2019 UTME was marred by both biometric and browser failures. The President of CPAN, Mr Maxwell Akwuruoha, made this known at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. Akwuruoha claimed that contrary to claims by the board that the examination was a […]

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US Universities and the importance of accreditation: What you need to know about any University claiming to be US accredited

Accreditation is important because it helps determine if an institution meets or exceeds minimum standards of quality and helps students determine acceptable institutions for enrollments. Some universities claim that they are Approved or Registered in a particular state. This does not mean that they accredited but that they can operate as a business in that […]

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Nasarawa Assembly to tackle quackery in education sector

 The Nasarawa House of Assembly will take steps to tackle quackery in the education sector of the state. Mr Daniel Ogazi, Chairman, House Committee on Education, stated this on Thursday during an oversight function to the state Ministry of Education and State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Lafia. Ogazi, (APC-Kokona East) said the assembly […]

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Pay our 60-month salary arrears – TASCE lecturers send message to new Governing Council

The Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu-Ijebu has got its first Governing Council in 11 years, amidst the crisis rocking the higher institution of learning. DAILY POST recalls that staff of TASCE had been at loggerheads with Gov Dapo Abiodun over their 60 months unpaid salaries. Gov Abiodun of Ogun State recently said he […]

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Nanribet’s Smart Agriculture wins 2019 Chevron/NNPC arts competition

By Elizabeth Uwandu NNPC Frances Nanribet of Redeemed Peoples Academy, Jos has emerged the overall winner of the 2019  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Venture National Arts Competition for Nigerian Secondary Schools with  his drawing tagged, “Smart Agriculture.” Other winners included Elue Ezinne Ebube of Lawrence Prestine Academy, Asaba, Delta […]

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2020 UTME: Reps reacts to ‘no NIN, no JAMB’ policy

The House of Representatives has urged the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to extend the use of compulsory National Identification Number (NIN) in the conduct of examinations till 2021. This followed a motion moved by Rep. Zainab Gimba (APC-Borno) under Matters of Urgent Public Importance at plenary presided over by the Speaker of the […]

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JAMB to create new platform for candidates denied admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will create a platform that will enable candidates who scored 250 and above know why they are denied placements in their respective schools of choice. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

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Building collapse: Rehab c’ttee marks defective public school structures for removal

Raises the alarm over infrastructure decay in others By Olasunkanmi Akoni In order to prevent imminent building collapse, the newly inaugurated Standing Committee on Rehabilitation of Public Schools, SCRPC, has ordered the immediate sealing-off of some public school buildings and evacuation of pupils in Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, following the discovery of […]

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Why a B.A. in English Language and Literature is a popular career choice

English as a language has established itself as one of the most widely spoken languages. In the global business community, the English language remains an intricate language for communication which every professional and business person should possess its skill. As a result, a quality English language and literature degree is one which is highly respected […]

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Sex for Grades: Poly sacks 10 lecturers, suspends 7

The Kenule Beeson Polytechnic, Bori formerly known as Bori Polytechnic, has sacked 10 lecturers in connection with sex for grades Rector of the Institution, Onengiye Goergewill disclosed this when the Rivers State House of Assembly Committee on Education visited the school on oversight function. Georgewill said apart from the sacked 10 lecturers, 7 others were […]

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Ogun recruits 1500 teachers, completes first phase of 236 schools’ renovation

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun By James Ogunnaike –  Abeokuta As part of efforts to revamp the education sector in Ogun State, the state government has commenced recruitment of 1,500 teachers to fill existing vacancies in public schools. About 29,000 applicants applied for the job which closed on Saturday. The recruitment would be completed before […]

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Kogi election: I will focus on human capital devt, education, says Bello

Yahaya Bello Gov. Yahaya Bello, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Nov. 16 Kogi Governorship election, said if elected, his second tenure would focus on human capital development, education, security and infrastructure development. Bello gave the assurance in Ayingba on Saturday during Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency Campaign Rally of the APC, ahead of the […]

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I was stark illiterate when I married my husband, wife of Bauchi gov.

Mrs Aishatu Mohammed, wife of Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed, said on Saturday that she had no formal education when she married her husband. Mohammed stated this in Bauchi at the occasion of the “Naija Youth Talk”, Organised by the Bauchi Field Office of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) “I was 16 years old and […]

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JAMB gives update on sale of 2020 UTME application forms

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has denied commencing the sale of application forms for the 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known while speaking with NAN on Friday in Abuja. Benjamin explained that the board was still in the process of admissions and […]

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Crisis brew as Ayade appoints new VC for CRUTECH

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has appointed an acting Vice-Chancellor of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH). DAILY POST gathered that Prof. Ogar David Abua from University of Calabar (Unical) was appointed the new acting VC for CRUTECH, the appointment is effective November 7th 2019. According to our findings, the appointment […]

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Lagos primary school teachers to get Tablets as teaching tool — Dep Gov

Obafemi Hamzat Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Thursday said that the state government has approved the provision of computer tablets for all primary school teachers in the state. Speaking at the inauguration of primary school facilities in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area, Hamzat said that the tablets would assist the teachers in effective […]