Education

Strike: ASUU To Hold NEC Meeting

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will hold a National Executive Council, NEC, meeting anytime from now to decide what action to take on government’s refusal to implement a Memorandum of Action, MoA, both parties endorsed on February 7, last year. Speaking in a chat with Vanguard on Tuesday, the Chairman of ASUU, University of Lagos, UNILAG chapter. Dr ...

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Seek Happiness By Touching Lives And Supporting Education – Obi

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has encouraged Nigerians to seek happiness through a better, enriching way, by touching lives and supporting education in the country. He gave the advice on Tuesday while speaking to students of St. Mary’s Prestigious College, Awka, Anambra State. Obi, who described education as the most ...

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IPPIS: We’ll Stop Work If Our Members Salaries Are Stopped ― ASUU President

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accused some elements within and outside the government of trying to sabotage its efforts at resolving the impasse over the enrolment of its members on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS. ASUU also threatened to stop work if their members salaries are stopped. Speaking in a chat with Vanguard on ...

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Obi Laments Burning Of Anambra School, Extends Support

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has described the recent burning of the hostel of Patterson Grammar school, Awada, Onitsha, owned and managed by the Anglican Diocese on the Niger as a national calamity which should be treated as such. Obi said this during his visit to the school soon after the fire incident that gutted one ...

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Obi Donates Computers, Printers And Generator To School

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has donated 12 laptops with printers and a generator to power them to St. Patrick’s International Secondary School, Awka, Anambra State. Presenting the facilities to the Senior Prefect of the school, Miss Nwamba Childera, on Tuesday, Obi called on Nigerians and all men of goodwill to assist schools in any capacity ...

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IPPIS: ASUU Members Face Bleak Christmas

FG is universities’ workers’ employer, says UNN No pay, no work, Ibadan varsity lecturers tell FG There were indications on Tuesday that  university lecturers, who failed to register for the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, might face a bleak Christmas as the Federal Government insisted on a directive of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on the payroll ...

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Sexual Assault/Exam Fraud: UNIABUJA Sacks Two Profs

The University of Abuja on Monday said it terminated the appointments of professors Adeniji Adedayo and Chibuzo Orji over sexual assault and examination malpractice, respectively. The university, in a statement, claimed that Adedayo, who is a former Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, had an “inappropriate” relationship with a female student of the university, while Orji, a lecturer at the ...

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Crisis Cripples FG’s School Feeding Scheme

The Federal Government’s school feeding programme is still battling with teething problems three years after it was inaugurated,  investigations by The Punch have revealed. According to findings by The Punch, while the programme was irregular in schools it had started, many others were left out of it. It was also learnt that only pupils in primary one to three were being fed ...

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No Meaningful Growth Without Professionals Taking Part In Politics – Sanwo-Olu

…Lagos Gov delivers 3rd engineering alumni lecture at UNILAG Career professionals and politicians have corresponding roles to play in the struggle to set Nigeria on the path of sustainable development. Any effort to alienate professionals from politics may spell doom for the growth and development of the nation. This was the submission of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on ...

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Distorted Narratives About Islamic Schools Deflect Ugly Truths About Nigerian Society

An Islamic school in Nigeria. shutterstock Dr Hadiza Kere Abdulrahman, Bishop Grosseteste University Recent reports about the mistreatment of children in Nigeria included news reports of “torture houses” at Islamic schools in a number of states. The catchy news headlines came close to invoking mass hysteria by linking events at the schools to kidnapping, child begging, Boko Haram and Nigeria’s ...

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