OGUN: Gov. Abiodun suspends Amosun’s policy on MAPOLY/newsheadline247
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OGUN: Gov. Abiodun suspends Amosun’s policy on MAPOLY

Abeokuta, 17 June 2019 – Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of Ogun State, has ordered that Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta should revert to its status quo ante with full academic activities restored. Former governor Amosun had in the twilight of his administration introduced a policy that replaced MAPOLY with Ogun Poly, Ipokia; and created MAUSTECH. Read more

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Kwara Poly students, staff reject appointment of Rector, Registrar

Students and staff of the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin have kicked against the appointment of the new Rector and Registrar of the institution. Some staff of the institution had criticised the manner in which the Rector and Registrar of the Polytechnic were appointed, saying the due process was not followed. A lecturer and leader of Read more

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UI Alumni of Statistics Dept In Reunion Frenzy

Plans are already in top gear as students of the Department of Statistics, University of Ibadan, is set to mark the first homecoming/reunion event of past graduates of the department between Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 2019. The two-day program which will audaciously take place at the department complex on the campus is themed,“Homecoming event for Nation Read more

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Education: Please release our results – 2019 UTME candidates beg JAMB

Some 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) candidates have appealed to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to release their results. The candidates spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Bwari. The 2019 UTME commenced on April 11 to April 18 with 1.8 million registered candidates. The Read more

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ASUU lambasts Aisha over plans to establish Muhammadu Buhari private university

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has condemned Aisha Buhari’s plans to establish a private university in her husband’s name expressing that it is a glare reflection that ‘this leadership does not believe in public-funded education.’ The News Agency of Nigeria had reported that the wife of the president was planning to establish a Read more

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JAMB bans cybercafés as sales of UTME form begin Jan 10

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board on Thursday said that the registration for the (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination) UTME would no longer be done at cybercafés but at accredited CBT centres. The board also announced that it will commence the sale of the UTME form to candidates on January 10, 2019. This was made known Read more

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ASUU Strike continues as union leaders, FG fail to reach agreement again

The Federal Government’s effort to end the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yet again hit the rock as it failed to reach an agreement with the leaders of the union. Senator Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment presided over a resumed negotiation with the striking university lecturers on Read more

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A look back at Nigeria’s success in battling AIDS

Nigeria is home to one of the world’s largest populations of people living with HIV. And while health care workers in the country are often strapped for resources and don’t have access to the latest medications, they have made significant progress in the fight against the virus, according to Phyllis Kanki, professor of immunology and infectious diseases Read more