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The Ekiti Government  has ordered head teachers of public primary schools in the state to conduct resumption tests for pupils in their schools to assess their preparedness for the new term. The Executive Chairman of the Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof. Femi Akinwumi, gave the directive while...
Plateau State University workers on the the aegis of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) say they will to remain on strike until their earned allowances and other entitlements are paid. It would be recalled that the workers had, on Dec. 21, 2021, embarked on a total and indefinite strike...
Prof. Jeff Doki, the Head, Department of English, University of Jos, has decried the increasing poor reading culture among Nigerians. Doki said this when led other staff members of the department for a community service and engagement with the Anaguta Community on Thursday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
The Department of English, University of Jos, has donated some books to the Anaguta community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau. Prof. Jeff Doki, the Head of Department, presented the books to Mr. Johnson Magaji,  the Ujah Anaguta and Chiarman Jos North Traditional Council, on Thursday in Jos. The...
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has postponed the 2021/2022 matriculation ceremony earlier scheduled for Friday, Jan. 15. Dr. Musa Obalola, Acting Dean, Student Affairs Division of UNILAG, said in a statement that the postponement was due to what he described as “unforeseen circumstances”. He noted that the university had fixed Friday,...
 The Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education (BASANE) has called for closer collaboration with the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to fast track rehabilitation of 245 learning centres across the state. Malam Iliyasu Zwall, the Permanent Commissioner in charge of the agency made the call in an interview with...
The National Library of Nigeria (NLN) has donated loads of textbooks and instructional materials to the custodial centres in Enugu State. Presenting the items at the custodial centre in Enugu on Wednesday, NLN Branch Manager, Mrs. Rachael Nebo, said that the donation was meant to encourage reading culture among the...
Mr. Kola Balogun, Chairman, Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), has called on the Federal Government to grant licenses to selected indigenous companies to sell prepaid meters directly to consumers. Balogun made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. NAN reports that...
The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) has fixed Jan. 12 – 14 for orientation programmes for all fresh students of the institution. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr. Joseph Oyedepo, the Acting Student Affairs Officer of the university. Oyedepo said that the orientation programmes would hold at the University...
Ogun Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, on Monday, monitored level of compliance with the signing of undertaking forms by parents and students, as schools resumed for the second term of 2021/2022 academic session. The Commissioner in the ministry, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, who spoke after the exercise, emphasized the need...
The Kaduna State Government on Monday inaugurated the Governing Councils for its three tertiary institutions. The institutions are: Kaduna State University (KASU), Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, and College of Education, Gidan Waya. Inaugurating the councils in Kaduna, the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Halima Lawal, said the members were selected based on...
Four students of the University of Calabar have been suspended for allegedly beating up another student, Christian Emmason, at the Special Scholarship Hostel, resulting in the destruction of some university properties in the process. Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Florence Obi, announced the suspension in a letter dated Dec....
Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere, the General Overseer, Omega Power Ministries (OPM), with headquarters in Port Harcourt, has announced the opening of a free school in Aba, Abia, to cater for indigent children in the city. Chinyere said that the school is the second one in Abia and the 18th OPM free...
The Plateau State University chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday commenced an indefinite strike to press home its demands for improved welfare and working environment. This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Jos and jointly signed by Dr. Hassan Zitta and Deme Bitrus, the chairperson and secretary of...
The management of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) , Bauchi, says it would  collaborate with relevant institutions, in order to attract more research grants to enable the institution maintain its enviable status. Prof Mohammed Abdulaziz, the vice chancellor of the university, represented by the deputy vice chancellor, administration, Prof...
Former Chief Judge of Anambra, Prof. Peter Umeadi, has called for the re-introduction of teaching of History in secondary schools and in tertiary institutions. This, he said, would promote the learning of peoples’ cultures. Umeadi made the call on Monday in Enugu at the 80th birthday celebration of Prince Chukwuemeka Onyesoh...
The Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) said on Monday that it has developed a software that would detect plagiarized research works. The organization said this in a statement issued in Abuja by its Secretary General, Prof. Yakubu Ochefu at the end of an engagement meeting with the...