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Breaking: UI Senate To Select Acting VC On Monday To Avoid Vacuum

The Senate of the University of Ibadan will hold a special meeting on Monday, 30th November 2020, to select one of its members as  Acting Vice Chancellor. This came as a result of a letter from the National Universities Commission (NUC) directing the suspension of the process of selecting a new Vice Chancellor for the institution which had stalled despite the directive from the Minister of Education on the matter. A copy of an internal memo signed by Morenike Afolabi, Deputy Registrar Senate, Admission and Affiliated Institutions (SAAI), on behalf…

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Mohammed Ibrahim Emerges New SSANU President

Mr Mohammed Ibrahim of Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, has emerged the new National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU). Ibrahim was elected at the end of the 2nd Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of SSANU on Tuesday in Abuja. The conference has the theme “Respecting the Sanctity of Collective Bargaining in Democracy”. Others elected as members of the National Administrative Council (NAC) of SSANU include Dr Leku Ador Leku, National Deputy President, and Mr Audu Isa, Vice President, North East. Mr Abdussobor Salaam was…

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WAEC Releases 2020 WASSCE Results, Over 65% Obtained Credits In Five Subjects

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, Nigeria has announced the release of the West African Senior School Certificate, 2020. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, the Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr. Patrick Areghan said a total of One Million Five Hundred and Forty-Nine Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty (1,549,740) candidates registered for the examination from Nineteen Thousand One Hundred and Twenty-Nine  (19,129) recognized secondary schools in Nigeria. He said of the number that registered for the examination, One Million Five Hundred and Thirty-Eight Thousand Four…

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Gov Sule: I’ll Give Priority To Technical Education In Nasarawa

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State says he will give top priority to technical education because of its importance in the development of the society. Sule made the pledge during an on-the-spot assessment tour of facilities at Government Technical College, Assakio, in Lafia Local Government Area of the state on Thursday. He said that his administration would ensure that all the needed technical equipment, consumables and other accessories were adequately provided to all technical colleges in the state. According to him, technical education was critical in the realisation and development…

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Curfew: NECO Reschedules Oct 22-24 Examinations Till November

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has rescheduled its examinations scheduled for Oct. 22, 23 and 24 to November, owing to insecurity and curfew imposed by some states. Head, Information and Public Relations Division (NECO) Mr Azeez Sani, said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. explined that the affected papers were now scheduled for Nov. 17, 18 and 19. ”This is to inform the general public and especially candidates that the National Examinations Council (NECO) has been constrained by circumstances beyond its control, to reschedule the papers meant for…

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IPPIS: FG Considers ASUU’s Proposed Payment Platform

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it might consider adoption of University Transparency Account System (UTAS) presented by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). UTAS, proposed by ASUU to the Federal Government, is an alternative emoluments payment platform to the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). The Labour Minister, Sen. Chris Ngige, said this while addressing newsmen after about two and half hours closed door meeting with the leaderships of the Senate and ASUU. Ngige said that the alternative payment platform presented by ASUU was home grown and…

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Executive Secretary, Kazaure Bows Out Of NBTE After 10 Years

Dr Masa’ud Kazaure, on Monday, bowed out of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) as its Executive Secretary (ES) having served the board for 10 years. Kazaure was appointed as the ES of the board in October 2010 and served two terms of five years each. Kazaure pegged his performance at 85 per cent, while handing over the affairs of the board to the Director, Physical Planning and Development, Mr Ekpenyong Ekpenyong, who will act as NBTE executive secretary. He said: “While I was taking over, I gave a…

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ASUU Seeks Stakeholders’ Intervention To End ‎Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ‎Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil (ASUU-KUST), has urged stakeholders to prevail on the Federal Government to fulfill its promises towards ending the ongoing strike.‎ The call was made in a statement jointly signed by Muhammad Gaya and Murtala Muhammad, chairman and secretary of the association‎, and issued in Kano on Friday.‎ Gaya urged parents, students, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and other stakeholders to prevail on the Federal Government to honour the agreements reached with the union, and re-negotiate to address the issues at…

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Police Arrest 12 Various Exam Offenders, Partner WAEC To Promote Integrity

……..In Its Examination Processes The Nigeria Police Force has arrested twelve (12) suspects for their involvement in various examination malpractices in the just concluded West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in some States across the country. In a statement force spokesman, DCP Frank Mba said: “The arrest of the suspects is consequent upon the renewed partnership between the Exam body and the Police aimed at ensuring and promoting the integrity of examination processes in the country. Investigations by Police operatives revealed that the suspects used their privileged positions as…

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Abia Announces Resumption Date For Primary, Secondary Schools

Abia State has announced that primary and secondary schools in the state are to resume on September 28 to complete the third term of the 2019/2020 academic session. The Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, made this known in a statement he issued in Umuahia on the outcome of the State Executive Council (EXCO) meeting. Okiyi-Kalu stated that the schools were expected to conduct a one-week revision classes to prepare the pupils and students for the promotion examination. According to him, the state government directed that the examination should hold from October…

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