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We never pay Obasanjo – NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has said that it never made any payment to former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators. The university said it was reacting to a story in a national newspaper which reported on Wednesday that the former President earns…

WAEC de-recognizes 13 schools in Kogi, warns 56 others

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has de-recognised 13 secondary schools in Kogi State, strongly warning 56  others over examination malpractices. WAEC Desk Officer, Kogi Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mr Ademu Amos, who disclosed this while addressing the school principals in Lokoja, the state capital, said WAEC would not allow the schools to…

JAMB fixes new date in April for mock exam

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation has fixed Monday, 1st April, 2019 for its 2019 mock examination earlier scheduled for Saturday, 23rd March,2019. This change is due to certain circumstances beyond the Board’s control. Candidates who had indicated interest in the mock examination at the point of registration and have since printed their mock examination notification…

NOUN elects Prof Justus Sokefun Deputy VC

The Senate of the National Open University of Nigeria has elected Professor Justus Adedeji Sokefun as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration). In a statement, the institution’s Director, Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Sheme,revealed that Sokefun polled 48 votes to defeat Professor Gbenga Ojo, who garnered 18 votes to emerge winner at the election conducted during…

Photo news: EKSU Governing Council

EKSU Governing Council L-R: Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi; Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council Ekiti State University, Prof Bamitale Omole; Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi and Acting Vice Chancellor, EKSU, Prof O.B. Ajayi; during a visit by the University’s Governing Council members to the Governor in Ado-Ekiti….on Tuesday

UI promotes 23 lecturers to professors

The University of Ibadan has promoted 23 lecturers to professorial cadre in various disciplines. The university’s Vice Chancellor, Professor  Idowu Olayinka, who disclosed this on UI’s Staff WhatsApp page, congratulated the new professors on their elevation. The Chairman of UI branch Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU, Professor Deji Omole, is among those promoted. The…

We’re solidly behind you, Ekiti teachers tell Fayemi

…as Governor unfolds plans to lift education, teachers Teachers in Ekiti State have pledged support for the State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi; saying that the various steps taken by the Governor since assuming office last year have helped in the transformation of the education sector in the state. The teachers numbering over 5,000 spoke in…

JAMB sets for 2019 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday said it was fully prepared for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board made this known in its weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made available in Abuja. According to the report, the board concluded preparation following the Governing Board’s consideration…

ASUU finally suspends 3-month strike

Nigerians expressed joy as the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, finally suspended their three months’ old strike Thursday night, February 8, 2019. The National President of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, who announced the suspension of the strike, said it was in the national interest, especially as the nation moves towards the General Elections. The…

FG should resolve ASUU crisis without delay, says Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the Federal Government to immediately end the strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that is entering its 62nd day. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki emphasised the need for Nigeria’s universities to…

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