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ASUU introduces IPPIS alternative to Senate, reveals only solution to strike

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Monday introduced an alternative to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, to the Senate leadership. Prof. Ogunyemi addressed reporters after a three-hour closed-door session between ASUU and the leadership of the Senate. According to him, the visit was a …

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Abia: Gov. Ikpeazu reveals plans for Proposed University of Science and Technology

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has received the report of the Exploratory Committee on the Establishment of Abia State International University of Science and Technology, Aba. The Governor while, speaking after he was officially presented the document by the chairman of the committee, Prof Anya.O.Anya, at a virtual session, said, “Time has come for …

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UNN begins registration for 2020 Post-UTME, reveals eligible candidates

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has announced the commencement of online registration for 2020 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) screening. This was made known in a statement on Thursday signed by Dr Chris Igbokwe, UNN Registrar, and posted on the university’s official website on Thursday. Igbokwe said candidates who made UNN their first choice …

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Transmission During Pregnancy Rare But Possible, Study Reveals – GCFRNG

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 23, 2020, a pregnant woman wearing a face mask as a precautionary measure walks past a street mural in Hong Kong, on March 23, 2020. Chinese scientists reported on March 26, 2020, it is possible, although rare, for pregnant mothers with the COVID-19 illness to pass the …

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Nigeria’s hot temperature may suppress spread of Coronavirus — Virologist reveals

A Consultant Virologist, Dr Adeola Fowotade, says hot tropical climate as obtainable in Nigeria could help suppress the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Fowotade told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan that some experts think the COVID-19 may behave like the influenza virus, which is a seasonal disease common in colder climates, making Nigeria …

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Malaria costs Nigerians N300bn annually, companies making trillions – Expert reveals

Prof. Olatunji Kolawole of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, says Nigerians spend over N300 billion annually on malaria treatment. NAN reports that Kolawole disclosed this in his paper presentation at the 190th Inaugural Lecture of the university entitled: “Transcending the Viral World: a Tale of Mimicry, Knockdown and …

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NIN: JAMB speaks on sale of forms, reveals how to get UTME PIN, profile code, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the date for the sales of its registration documents for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) still stands, despite the suspension of the NIN. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, who disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on …

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UBEC reveals challenges facing basic education in Nigeria

The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Hamid Bobboyi, has highlighted some of the problems challenging basic education data management in Nigeria. Bobboyi disclosed that poor record-keeping in schools, lack of commitment to data generation by SUBEBs, inaccessibility or difficulty in obtaining data from private schools are some of the major issues …

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