Month: November 2020

Date for UNIBEN Post-UTME, post-direct entry exams confirmed

The management of University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State has confirmed the date for her 2020/2021 academic session, Post University tertiary matriculation examination, POST-UTME and Post direct entry admission screening exercise. According to the statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Benedicta Ehanire, Ph.D. and obtained from the University official Facebook handle by GCFRNG …

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UI VC race: Five professors jostle to succeed Olayinka

No fewer than five (5) Professors have been pencilled down to succeed the outgoing Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Professor Idowu Olayinka in acting capacity. GCFRNG gathered that the tenure of the outgoing VC expires today. A new Vice Chancellor is supposed to resume office tomorrow, December 1st, but the selection process has been …

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Edo teachers issue 7-day ultimatum over demotion of headteacher

Teachers in Esan North-East Local Government Area have issued a 7-day ultimatum to the Acting Education Secretary, local government education authority, Oseghale Mary to reverse the deployment and subsequent demotion of one Ikiakhele Agatha, the head teacher of Efandion primary school in the locality. The teacher said they will not fail to embark on strike …

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Edo teachers threaten strike poor over condition of service

The Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has threatened to embark on strike if the state government fails to address its outstanding welfare and conditions of service. The teachers, in a letter signed by state chairman of the union, Pius Okhueleigbe and Mike Moni Modesty Itua, State Secretary, addressed to the …

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ASUU: Popular rapper, Illbliss blasts Buhari govt, those responsible for eight months strike

Popular Nigerian rapper, Illbliss, on Saturday called out those responsible for the eight months strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Illbliss said Karma would visit all those in the position of power who allowed ASUU strike to linger for eight months. The rapper was reacting to reports that ASUU may call off …

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Abuja school honours scholar – The Nation Newspaper

 Sanni Onogu, Abuja   A 17-YEAR-OLD NNPC/SNEPCO scholar, Miss Ulan Sylvia Andrew, has been celebrated for scoring straight A1 in the 2020 West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Senior School Certificate Examination. The management of an Abuja-based private secondary school, Premiere Academy, Lugbe, said Miss Ulan broke the academic record in the school with her outstanding …

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UniLag, Uni Abuja,10 others selected as TETFund’s Centers of Excellence, receive N1b grants

Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has selected the University of Lagos, University of Abuja and ten other Nigerian universities as the pioneer Centres of Excellence to define the path for transformation of Tertiary Institutions. Speaking at the inauguration of the twelve maiden Centres of Excellence (TCoEs), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, Executive Secretary, TETFund, said the objective …

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Abuja school honours NNPC/SNEPCO scholar

By Sanni Onogu, Abuja Seventeen-year-old NNPC/SNEPCO scholar, Miss Ulan Sylvia Andrew, has been celebrated for scoring straight A1 in the 2020 West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Senior School Certificate Examination. The management of an Abuja-based private secondary school, Premiere Academy Lugbe,said Miss Ulan, broke the academic record in the school with her outstanding performance. Ulan …

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LASUBEB begins tracking 20,993 absentee pupils

Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   THE Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) has begun tracking about 20,993 pupils in its 1016 primary schools who have not returned to the classroom since schools resumed last month under a new initiative called Project Zero. The board is depending on head teachers, Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) Education officers, …

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