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ASUU Update

There appears no end in sight to the strike by University teachers as the national President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, said they re yet to hear from the government, after meeting with Prof. Nimi Briggs renegotiation committee. The committee is expected to review …

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JAMB generated N12bn, remitted N7.8bn to FG in 2017 – prof. Oloyede

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof.  Ishaq Oloyede, said that JAMB generated N12bn as income in 2017. He added that after deducting its expenses, it remitted N7.8bn to the Federal Government. Oloyede spoke during a media briefing in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Monday. According …

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FG approves six new private universities

The Federal Government has approved the establishment of six new private universities in the country. The decision was reached at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the end of the …

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Corps members protest non-payment of allowances

About 3,000 members of the 2016/2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 youth corps members and their counterparts in stream II, all of whom are serving in Nasarawa State on Monday staged a protest over the non-payment of their 11-month state allowances promised by the state government. The protest, which began at 10am, started …

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FG approves equal salaries for HND, degree holders

The Federal Government has ended the dichotomy between holders of University degrees and Higher National Diploma in all the Para-military services. To this end, the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board has directed that  all officers with HND should be upgraded to COMPASS 08, which is the salary grade …

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I have fulfilled all promises to the winners – Prince Eerik A. Odigie Odigie

Prince Eerik A. Odigie Odigie, Chairman of Divine Smiles Foundation International, the organisers of Face of the World Nigeria Beauty Pageant, Queen Tourism, Most Beautiful Girl and Face Edo Beauty Pageant has said he has fulfilled all the promises he made to the winners of his pageants. The ebullient Edo …

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