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Reason Why AAU Vice Chancellor is after me –suspended ASUU Chairman
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Reason Why AAU Vice Chancellor is after me –suspended ASUU Chairman

Prof. Monday Igbafen, the suspended Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Ambrose Ali University Ekpoma branch, on Thursday said that his alleged suspension is persecution from the institution’s Vice Chancellor, over his uncompromising stance on certain issues. He said this Thursday while reacting to his alleged suspension. Recall that Igbafen was suspended […]

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2 Remanded in court for operating fake clinic in Lagos
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2 Remanded in court for operating fake clinic in Lagos

Two men, Paul Kahomen and Ettenne Hounsa, who allegedly set-up a clinic and personated as doctors, on Tuesday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The defendants, Kahomen, 30, and Hounsa, 20, who both reside at Ferry Street, Oworonshoki, Lagos, are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, unlawful possession of medical instruments/drugs and impersonation. […]

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Man remand for stealing teenager’s pant
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Man remand for stealing teenager’s pant

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday ordered the remand of  29- year-old Rasaq Iyanda, for allegedly stealing a 13-year-old girl’s pant. The magistrate, Mrs Mary Awodele, ordered that the defendant be kept in prison due to the magnitude of the alleged offence. Iyanda is facing a count charge of assault. The prosecutor, ASP Idoko […]

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FUT Minna resumes soon After 1 Month ASUU strike
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FUT Minna resumes soon After 1 Month ASUU strike

The Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna on Monday said that it would announce resumption date after its Senate meeting on Feb. 13 on the academic calendar of the institution. Mrs Lydia Legbo, Information Officer of the University made this known during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the main campus, […]

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General Elections: Unity Schools begin mid-term break Feb. 15
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General Elections: Unity Schools begin mid-term break Feb. 15

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Friday officially announced Feb. 15 to Feb. 19 as a mid-term break for students of all the Unity Schools across the country. Adamu made the announcement at the ”7th edition of the Ministerial News Briefing” in Abuja. “Our students in unity schools are not of voting age […]

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2019 UTME: Registration deadline may not be extended –official
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2019 UTME: Registration deadline may not be extended –official

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there may be no extension of the deadline for registration of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), in view of the successes recorded so far. Dr Emmanuel Ndukwe, Chairman, Governing Board of JAMB, made the disclosure to newsmen during an inspection of selected accredited Computer-Based Test […]

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FG, ASUU Charged to keep agreements
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FG, ASUU Charged to keep agreements

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government, have been urged to keep to their end of the deal that brought an end to the protracted strike. Mr Olatunde Oladeji, an Educationist, gave the advice on Friday in Osogbo. Oladeji maintained that keeping to agreements made would go a long way in […]

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Lassa fever Saga: WHO scales up response in West Africa
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Lassa fever Saga: WHO scales up response in West Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has scaled up efforts to support the response rate of five countries in West Africa to Lassa fever outbreak as the disease in these areas had escalated. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa, in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said the speed of escalation […]

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FG Npower, school feeding excite monarchs
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FG Npower, school feeding excite monarchs

Traditional rulers from Akoko North East and Akoko South West council areas of Ondo state have hailed the Npower, school feeding and other poverty alleviation initiatives of the Federal Government. The monarchs made the commendation on Thursday when the Npower enrolees’ campaign team for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari visited select towns and palaces […]

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ASUU suspends strike
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ASUU suspends three month old strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) has suspended its three-month old strike, with effect from midnight today. ASUU  President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi announced the suspension after a two-hour closed door meeting with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige, on Thursday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ASUU had […]

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