Education

Hijab Controversy: UI International School Shut

The 55-year old International School Ibadan, owned by the University of Ibadan, was on Monday shut. The closure of the secondary school, followed the appearance of some students, dressed in hijab against what the management prescribed as the dress code. Some parents, under the aegis of the International School Muslim Parents’ Forum, in a letter dated November 9, 2018, and ...

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Senators Blame Federal Govt For ASUU Strike

The Senate has called for an end to the crisis between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities which has led to industrial action by lecturers. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, Senator Barau Jibrin, who moved a motion on the strike at the plenary on Wednesday, blamed the Federal Government for not ...

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FG’s Promises Are Cheap – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the Federal Government’s promises as cheap, saying its members would not be swayed by them. ASUU President Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi said this during an interview on a Lagos-based national television programme yesterday. “We have concluded that promises from the government are very cheap. We are not bothered about what promises the ...

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ASUU Begins Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has commenced a nationwide industrial action following the inability of the Federal Government to respond to their demands. Specifically, the union accused the government of not implementing the Memorandum of Action signed with it, declaring that the strike would be total as all federal and state varsities would join the strike. The union made ...

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European American University Honours Winco Foam Chairman

The European American University has conferred an honorary doctorate degree of Science in Business Management and Corporate Governance on the Chairman and Group Managing Director of Winco Group of Companies, Chief Godwin Ifeanyichukwu Okafor. The award was presented to Chief Okafor at the convocation ceremony held in Accra, Ghana, on Saturday. In a citation read at the conferment ceremony, Okafor ...

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UNIZIK VC Tasks Lecturers On Research Competence 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra state, Prof. Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku, has stressed the dire need for lecturers of the institution to conduct researches and investigations that will address critical societal issues. The Vice Chancellor gave the charge at the 2018 Post Graduate Research Workshop with the theme ‘Deepening Research Competence For Effective Scholarship.’ Addressing ...

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Most Teachers Are Computer Illiterate, Says Anambra NUT Boss 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Anambra state wing has insisted that teachers must acquire basic computer knowledge and skills to upgrade themselves in order to be in tandem with emerging trends in the teaching profession. The union noted that computer literacy has become necessary for teachers at all levels of the teaching profession especially as the ...

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World Teachers Day: Obi Salutes Nigerian Teachers

… charges govt to take them serious Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has lauded the great contributions of Nigerian teachers towards the country’s development and charged governments at all levels to take them serious by doing more to appreciate them. “I wish to use the opportunity offered by this year’s World Teachers Day to express my personal ...

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