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APWEN AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO 6 GIRLS TO COMMEMORATE IWD

The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria has awarded scholarships to 6 girls from three geo-political zones who participated in practical science, technology engineering, and mathematics competition, (Stem). This will help to encourage them in their pursuits of knowledge. The competition was organized by the association to commemorate the …

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FCTA Assures Parents, Guardians and Stakeholders Of Safety of School Children Amidst Security Challenges

FCT Administration has assured Parents, Guardians and Stakeholders of the safety of their Children and wards in FCT Schools. Ag. Director, Administration and Finance, FCT Education Secretariat, Mallam Leramoh Abdulrazaq gave the reassurance in a Statement signed by the Spokesman of the Secretariat Malam Kabiru Musa. According to Mallam Leramoh, …

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Simon Bako Lalong: Nigeria Must Embrace Radical Shift That Enables Policy Implementation

  Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong says Nigeria must embrace a radical shift that enables continuity and faithfulness to policy implementation in the pursuit of national development. Governor Lalong said this while addressing Senior Executive Course 43 Participants at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AS A.S.U.U. AGREE TO REVERT BACK TO OLD SALARY SYSTEM

The federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, following a 7-hour negotiation on Friday, has agreed to remove the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from the IPPIS platform and returned to the old salary payment (Government Integrated Financial Management Information System) GIFMIS platform. The academic staff will …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IDENTIFIES MORE HURDLES TO RESOLVING A.S.U.U STRIKE

The federal government has identified fresh hurdles towards resolving the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU. The Minister of Labour and Employment Senator Chris Ngige disclosed this in a chat with the statehouse correspondents shortly after a meeting with President Muhammad’s …

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NECO RELEASES NATIONAL COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION RESULTS

Over 66% of the 76,580 candidates that sat for 2020, the National Common Entrance Examination conducted by the National Examinations Council NECO have been successful. This was contained in the Results released by NECO. The National Common Entrance Examination had pegged this year’s national cut off mark at 142. Registrar …

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VICE PRESIDENT CALLS FOR URGENT DESIGNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF SUITABLE CURRICULUM ASSESSMENTS AND MONITORING SYSTEMS TOR IMPROVEMENT OF QUALITY EDUCATION

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has called for an urgent need to design and develop suitable curriculum assessments and monitoring systems that will focus on improving the quality of education during and Post-COVID-19 pandemic.     The vice president who was represented by the Minister of State for Education, …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI REINSTATES SUSPENDED VICE-CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, DISSOLVES GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

President Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated the suspended Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos,  Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.   Prof. Ogundipe was suspended in August by the Dr. Wale Babalakin-led Governing Council of the university.   A statement by the spokesperson of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Gooong, stated that the …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, ASUU YET TO REACH AGREEMENT DUE TO UTAS AND IPPS PAYMENT SYSTEM

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are yet to reach an agreement on the union demands. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, revealed this while addressing journalists at the end of a closed door meeting between Federal Government representatives and ASUU in Abuja. …

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ASUU INSISTS RENEGOTIATION OF 2009 AGREEMENT WITH GOVERNMENT

Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU), Abuja zone has insisted it will not back down until government implements the agreements it entered into with the union. The zone comprising of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Federal University of Lafia, and …

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