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NOUN appoints 3rd Deputy VC for technology, innovation

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has appointed Prof. Monioluwa Olaniyi as the third Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Institution, following the approval of the University’s Senate. A statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by Ibrahim Sheme, Director, Media and Publicity of NOUN, the varsity appointed the female professor as the pioneer DVC in charge of Technology, Innovation and Research. According to the statement, the appointment makes the the University the only one in Nigeria with three Deputy Vice Chancellors and also makes Olaniyi the second female emerging as DVC…

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Fed Poly Offa Rector Warns Students Against Cultism, Social Vices

Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Dr Lateef Olatunji, has warned new students of the polytechnic to shun any act of cultism and other vices during their stay in the school. The rector gave the warning on Thursday in Offa at the 27th matriculation ceremony of the polytechnic. Olatunji told the new students to steer clear of vices such as cybercrime, examination malpractices, improper dressings like sagging’, revealing dressing and others. According to him, any student caught engaging in these vices would be severely punished and may lead to the expulsion and…

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Ferscoat School Student, Okikiola Scores 318 Out Of 400 To Set New UTME Record

In spite of the poor performance generally recorded in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the students of Ferscoat Schools in Lagos, Nigeria posted excellent performance with one of them scoring the highest points of 318 out of 400 to set a new record for the school apart from the impressive overall performance of the students. A 16-year-old student,  Okikiola Oluwanifemi Deborah, set a new record for the school  with a score of 318 points out of 400 in the UTME conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board…

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NUC To Expedite Approval Of Aviation, Aerospace University – FG

The Federal Government says the National Universities Commission (NUC) will expedite immediate approval of the establishment of Aviation and Aerospace University. The Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Aviation, Mr James Odaudu made the disclosure in a statement in Lagos on Friday. Odaudu explained that the Executive Director, NUC, Prof. Rasheed Abubakar  gave the assurance after receiving the Concept Note documents from the Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika Abubakar assured the Ministry of Aviation that it would expedite action on establishment of the university, adding that the commission would engage…

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UNILAG 2021 Convocation: 71 year-old bags PhD, Sets New Record

A 71-year-old woman, Ifeyinwa Felicia Onyemachi, has made history in the Nigerian University System (NUS) as she bagged PhD from the University of Lagos (UNILAG). In June, a 70-year old woman, Dr Justina Obi, bagged PhD in Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). Onyemachi and 147 others will be conferred with PhD at the 51st convocation ceremony for 2018/2019 academic session on July 8. Vice Chancellor of UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, who disclosed this at the pre-convocation briefing, said the three-day event will culminate in the graduation…

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Babcock University Produces 82 First Class

Babcock University has graduated a total of 2, 079 graduates comprising 1, 660 undergraduate and 419 postgraduate. Of this number, 82 made First Class. The Department of Mass Communication produced the overall best undergraduate in the person of Okunola Teslimat Temitayo with a CGPA of 4.91 on a scale of 5, and overall best postgraduate in the PhD programme in the person of Olomojobi Femi (PhD) with a CGPA of 4.81 on a scale of 5. Amarachukwu Peace of Public Health department was overall best Master’s degree graduate with a…

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Ex-Accountant General Heads New LASU Governing Council

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has appointed a former Accountant General, Mr David Sunmoni, as chairman of the 13-member Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU). Sanwo-Olu’s Special Adviser on Education, Tokunbo Wahab, said in a statement that the appointment was based on the report of the Special Visitation Panel on the appointment of the 9th Vice-Chancellor. He said that the visitation panel recommended the dissolution of the previous governing council of the university and by the powers conferred on the governor by the Lagos State University Law,…

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No Security Threat At Ibadan Polytechnic, Resumption Date Stands— Management 

The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan has directed the resumption of normal social activities in line with existing laid down procedures. The Registrar of the institution, Mrs Modupe Fawale, announced this in a statement in Ibadan on Sunday. According to her, the management issued the directive after engaging all organs of the institution and resolved conflicting dates of events, seminars and examinations to the satisfaction of all. “With this, all planned activities within the institution are to continue with strict adherence to the best practices that will promote continued peace…

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Unilorin: We Give Equal Opportunity To Admission Seekers

The University of Ilorin (Unilorin) says the institution is known as an equal opportunity espouser in all areas of its activities, including admission exercise. A statement signed by Mr Kunle Akogun, the Director, Corporate Affairs of the university, said the attention of management had been drawn to a post in some social media platforms querying a perceived denial of admission to one of the 2020/2021 UTME candidates, Miss Ayuba Nusebah. He stated that the post tried to whip up unnecessary sentiments through emotion-laden but uninformed write-ups. “Our admission policy protects…

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Nigeria’s Teachers Council Endorses Topmost College Of Education’s PDE

……Matriculates NCE, PDE Students For 2020/2021 Session Topmost College of Education, Ipaja, Lagos, recently matriculated students for the National Certificate for Education, (NCE) and Professional Diploma in Education, PDE, for the 2020/2021 and 2021 session respectively. Speaking at the ceremony held at the institution’s campus, the Provost of the College, Dr. Olufunmilayo Odunayo said anyone that is associated with the college in the terrain of her endeavours would attest to the fact that among others, the school has excelled in standard. “Thanks to the principles of the visioners whose choruses…

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