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Ibadan Poly gets new rector, registrar

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Monday approved the appointment of Prof. Kazeem Adebiyi as the Rector of The Polytechnic, Ibadan. The governor also approved the appointments of other principals officers of the institution. According to a statement, by the  Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, other appointments approved by Governor Ajimobi […]

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Teacher From Kenyan Village, Peter Tabichi Wins World’s Best, $1mn

This handout picture provided on March 24, 2019 by the Global Education and Skills Forum, an initiative of the Varkey Foundation, shows Kenyan teacher Peter Tabichi (C) holding up the Global Teacher Prize (GTP) trophy after winning the US$ 1 million award during an official ceremony in Dubai presented by Australian actor Hugh Jackman (L) […]

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ASUU suspends strike after deal with Fed Govt

THE Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), after 10 rounds of meetings, finally reached an agreement yesterday on contending issues, which led to the two months’ industrial action. As a result of the agreement, which was signed between the union leaders and government officials, the ASUU leadership announced the suspension of […]

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BREAKING: ASUU Suspends Nationwide Strike After Three Months

  The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its nationwide industrial action. National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this on Thursday during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja. The striking lecturers took the decision after a meeting with representatives of the Federal […]

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Court remands two varsity dropouts over alleged gang rape

For allegedly raping a 23-year-old lady, two Babcock University dropouts, Don-Chima George and Olusegun Rasak, are now at the Kirikiri Prisons on the orders of an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olufunke Sule-Amzat, remanded George,25, and ou Rasak, 28,  pending the advice from the state Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Sule-Amzat adjourned the case until […]

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Quality education requires over N2.5tr yearly, says Babalakin

UNIVERSITY of Lagos (UNILAG) Pro-Chancellor Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN) has said Nigeria needs over N2.5 trillion yearly to provide quality education at all levels. Babalakin spoke at the weekend at a fund-raising dinner organised by the Alumni of the College of Medicine, UNILAG. He was the chairman of the occasion. The lawyer and businessman explained […]