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December 18, 2017


NANS leader arrested for murder, robbery

Perewari Benjamin, the leader of the National Association of Nigerian Students in Bayelsa, has been arrested by the police on charges of both murder and robbery. The 400-level student Niger Delta University was paraded on Monday with seven other undergraduates- Asari Enagob, Suoguai Bina, Ibe Ogbonna, Igbanibo Tari, Ekperi Kenneth and Kemefie Ebimene. Chukwuma Lawrence,

Osinbajo reveals Buhari’s plans for 2018

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has outlined plans of the Buhari-led government for 2018. He said this on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of the Senior Executive Course 39 of 2017 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS. Osinbajo assured all sectors will witness government intervention and support, in order to further consolidate

Education graduates to undergo one year internship soon – FG

The Federal Government (FG ) would soon start a one year internship programme for education graduates to improve teaching quality in the country.   Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria ( TRCN ) disclosed this during a meeting with stakeholders from the North Central zone in Abuja on Tuesday. Ajiboye

UTME: JAMB, stakeholders to meet Wednesday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it will meet with “critical” stakeholders in education on Wednesday to appraise the general conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. JAMB spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos that the meeting, scheduled to hold in Abuja, would brainstorm on the conduct

University workers set to resume strike

Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has threatened to resume strike over failure of the Nigerian government to honour the agreement earlier reached with the union in September. A meeting of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the three non- teaching staff in the universities comprising SSANU, non Academic Staff Union (NASU) and NAAT

Wole Soyinka travels to Trump’s America

Professor Wole Soyinka is going back to Donald Trump’s America, less than a year after he tore his Green Card following the election of Donald Trump as president. He will be delivering from 14-16 November the Richard D. Cohen Lectures at Harvard University Centre for African Studies. “I’ll go in as an alien, an alien

FG set for parley on N56,000 minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the Federal Government nominees for the proposed review of the National Minimum Wage, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has said. Senator Ngige who disclosed this to State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said that the Committee will soon

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