Tag Archives: Education

Claiming lack of govt support, 38 Nigerian varsities jack up tuition fees

No fewer than 38 universities across the country have increased their tuition fees, allegedly as a result of poor funding by the Federal and state governments. The chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ibadan chapter, Dr. Deji Omole, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Monday. The statement, which assessed …

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2017 Expanded Horizon Conference on Aviation Education Infrastructure Challenges and Potential…Pix

Photo Caption: From Left: Chairman, Lubcon Limited, Alhaji Jani Ibrahim; Representative of Minister for State of Aviation, Director of Operation and Training of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Sidi Abdullahi; Sales Director, West Africa Commercial Airplanes, Boeing, Mr.  Larry Tolliver, Executive Director, Spring fountain, Mrs. Tokunbo Fagbemi, Special Guest, Chief Femi Olopade and Chairman, Air Peace, Mr. Alen Onyema, during …

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Rivers to shut illegal schools in September

Rivers Government will in September close schools operating illegally in the state, Mr David Briggs, Chairman, Rivers State Secondary Schools Board, has said. Briggs, who gave the assurance on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, urged proprietors of such schools to apply formally to the state Ministry of Education for registration and possible approval of the schools to avoid closure. “The state …

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Kaduna to spend N45bn on education

The Kaduna State Government said on Wednesday that it would spend more than N45 billion on education as part of efforts to raise the standard of the sector in the state. Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i disclosed this when he received the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director, Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, in Kaduna. He said that the government would use part of …

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Recession now Having Negative Effect on the Welfare and Performance of Teachers- NUT Niger State

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu Recession now having negative effect on the welfare and performance of teachers- NUT Niger state ‎Olabode‎ Adaramola The Nigeria Union of Teachers on Wednesday declared that the economic recession in the country is now having negative effect on the welfare and performance of Teachers in Niger state. The state chairman of the NUT, Comrade Ibrahim …

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JAMB won’t extend Nov 30 admission deadline – Oloyede

JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede JAMB won’t extend Nov 30 admission deadline – Oloyede The November 30 deadline for conclusion of admissions into higher institutions for 2016 remains effective, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Friday. The Registrar of the board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, reaffirmed the deadline in Abuja in his address at the opening of an Extra-Ordinary …

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Aregbesola to Chair ‘Shadows of a Whisper’ a collection of poems presentation

Aregbesola to Chair ‘Shadows of a Whisper’ a collection of poems presentation Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola will on 17th September in Lagos, be the guest of honour and Chairman at the presentation of ‘Shadows of a Whisper’ a collection of poems by Barrister Ladi Soyode. The presentation/launching of the poems which is another deep soul searching art work from …

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Nigeria and problems ahead?

I used to think our founding fathers; the great Awo and Zik of Africa were the architects of the problem we are still trying to solve. (I may not be totally correct.) *Awolowo The colonialists didn’t want to give independence until all the three units agreed. The north was not ready but these men persuaded them and as stupid as …

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