ASUU Suspends Strike The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its five-week old strike following a  meeting with the Federal Government’s delegation. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President announced this at a news conference after the  meeting with the Federal Government  on Monday in Abuja. He said the union  decided to conditionally suspend...... read more
ASUU, FG agree on Demands There were indications late on Thursday that the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities had agreed on some demands of the union in the efforts to resolve the strike by the lecturers. The meeting, which began around 1.30pm, ended around 11pm as both parties were initially adamant to...... read more
ASUU strike: FG to meet with Lecturers tomorrow The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tuesday agreed that it would honour invitation from the Federal Government to resume the suspended talks tomorrow on the on-going strike and its demands. ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said the union had received invitation for the meeting and will act accordingly. Prof Ogunyemi...... read more
Why we boycotted meeting with FG -ASUU The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU boycotted the meeting it was supposed to have  with the Federal Government yesterday. Instead, the union sent a letter, dated August 29, 2017, reminding the government that it was awaiting its action on its demands captured in an earlier letter, dated  August 28, 2017,...... read more
ABSU Graduates 4,447 Students, records 15 First class A total of 4,447 students will be graduating on Saturday from Abia State University, Uturu, ABSU,  at its 25th convocation ceremony, with 15 of them graduating with first class in various disciplines. Briefing journalists, Tuesday, in Uturu, Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Uche Ikonne, announced that for the first time in...... read more
FG begs lecturers to call off ongoing Strike The federal government has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to call off its ongoing strike in the universities in the interest of the nation. Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, made the appeal in a statement signed by Samuel Olowookere, deputy director, press, in the ministry,...... read more
FG bows to pressure, Orders immediate separation of CRK and IRS in new curriculum The Federal Government on Thursday bowed to pressure and directed the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to separate the Christian Religious Knowledge and Islamic Religious Knowledge subjects in the basic education curriculum. The grouping of IRK and CRK under the Civil Education in the new curriculum by the NERDC...... read more
WASCE: Ikpeazu congratulates Abia school children, vows to prioritize teachers welfare Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated students of the state who wrote the 2017 West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE) for emerging as the overall best performers in the recently released result from the West African Examination Council.In a release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Enyinnaya Appolos,...... read more
NOUN graduates now eligible for NYSC, Law School The Senate has passed an amendment to the law establishing the National Open University, which will make graduates of the institution eligible for mobilisation by the National Youth Service Corps and to attend the Nigerian Law School. The passage followed the adoption of a report by the Senate Committee on Tertiary...... read more
Take over payment of primary school teachers, NUT tells Okowa Teachers in Delta State, under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, yesterday, besieged the State Government House and the state House of Assembly complex, urging the state government to take over the payment of primary school teachers’ salaries. Saying that they were not against the autonomy of local governments,...... read more
Kano Govt renames varsity after Maitama Sule Following the demise of Northern Elder statesman, Maitama Sule, the Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the State Executive Council on Wednesday night, approved the renaming of Northwest University Kano to Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano. The decision was unanimously agreed by the Executive Council to immortalize Late Danmasanin...... read more
Removal of CRK: NERDC makes clarification   NIGERIAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (NERDC) SHEDA, ABUJA.PRESS STATEMENTSITUATION OF CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE, ISLAMIC STUDIES AND CIVICEDUCATION AT THE BASIC EDUCATION LEVELNigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) has themandate to develop Curriculum for Basic and Senior Secondary Educationlevels. The process of Curriculum Development ranging from High LevelPolicy Committee...... read more
Governor Udom to Build 10 Computer Labs in Akwa Ibom Akwa Ibom state Governor, Udom Emmanuel has approved the building of 10 computer laboratories in 10 select public secondary schools across the state. The state Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr Nse Essien, who disclosed this to Vanguard, weekend, during the inspection of some of the select secondary schools,  said each...... read more
JAMB; Full List of 72 CBT centres delisted after 2017 UTME The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Wednesday announced the blacklisting of 72 of the 600 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres used for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across the country. According to the list obtained by Premium times, the affected centres were located in 18 states and...... read more
Malpractice: JAMB cancels results for 59,698 UTME candidates - blacklists 48 CBT centres The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has now officially cancelled the results of 59,698 candidates over examination malpractices. JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Abuja at a news conference at the end of an enlarged meeting with external examiners and other...... read more
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