Education

Atiku’s Wife Admonishes Graduands To Show Value For Education  

Titi Abubakar, wife of former Vice President of Nigeria Waziri Atiku Abubakar has admonished the new set of students graduating from the Feed and Read Programme of the American University of Nigeria (AUN) to show good examples of the values that can be imbibed  through education. Mrs. Abubakar was a keynote speaker at the graudation ceremony for the pupils who ...

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ASUU, FG Meeting Deadlocked As Strike Continues

The Federal Government on Thursday opened negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities at the Ministry of Labour and Employment office in Abuja over the universities lecturers’ strike since November 5. The meeting, which began at 3pm and lasted till 9pm, was adjourned till next week, as the striking teachers and government did not reach a middle ground. Our ...

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Strike: FG, ASUU Hold Crucial Meeting Thursday

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Labour and Employment and leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities are expected to meet in Abuja on Thursday over the strike in public universities since November 5. Our correspondent confirmed on Wednesday that the Federal Government delegation led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, would meet with ASUU ...

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Broken government promises to blame for Nigeria university strike

Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has not fulfilled agreements it made with academic staff in Nigeria’s public universities. EPA-EFE/ Felipe Trueba Oludayo Tade, University of Ibadan All 37,504 academic staff of Nigeria’s public universities have been on an indefinite strike since early November. This followed a meeting of the union’s national executive council which ruled that no substantial progress had been made ...

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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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