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Post-UTME Should Be Abolished—LEDAP

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 17, 2016 0 Comments

Ads:- Gain Admission with ijmb to 200 level in the university you want, call 08065101775 / 08097506004 nowThe Legal Defence and Assistance Project ( LEDAP ) has filed a case at the Federal High Court Abuja seeking for an order that post-UTME test conducted by universities and polytechnics before admitting students is illegal and should […]

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LASU Female Student Dies After Drinking Many Cups Of Alcoholic Spirits (Photo)

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 17, 2016 0 Comments

A female student of the Lagos State University, LASU, identified as Lara Omowunmi Gbadeyan has been reported dead after she allegedly  drank many cups of alcoholic spirits (Elliot and Magic Moments) at a party last Friday. Speaking exclusively to schoolwatch.com.ng grapevine, A 200 level History and International Studies student, Olugbenga Pelumi, said Lara, who was a […]

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FG Sacks 13 Vice Chancellors

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 13, 2016 0 Comments

The Federal Government has sacked all the vice chancellors of 12 federal universities that were established by the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. The universities were established by the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Also sacked is the Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Prof. Vincent Tenebe. ‎A statement personally signed […]

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Yabatech Students Protest Death Of Colleague (Photo)

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 10, 2016 0 Comments

Report reaching schoolwatch.com.ng denoted that aggrieved students of the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos State, today, protest the death of one of their colleagues. It was gathered that the aggrieved students embarked on the protest when the news of the death of an HND II student, Dazan Charity Olubukola who was admitted to the school […]

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SSANU Calls Off Strike

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 6, 2016 0 Comments

SSANU Calls Off Strike.  The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has called off its one month old strike following the intervention of the Ministry of Labour and other concerned stakeholders. The National President of the association, Mr Samson Ugwoke, who promulgate this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos said that […]

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NYSC Explains Delayed Corps Members January Allowance

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 4, 2016 0 Comments

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has come out to apologizes to all corps members who are yet to received payment of their January allowance. The Board urged all affected corps members to remain calm. This is contained in a statement signed by Mrs Bose Aderibigbe, Director Media and Publicity of the corps, and made […]

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French Now Compulsory For All Students— FG

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 1, 2016 0 Comments

The federal government on Saturday disclosed to newsmen that Students from tertiary institutions will henceforth learn French language compulsorily. The Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, stated these in Abuja yesterday when the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gaver, paid him a courtesy call. Anwukah said: “French language is a matter of necessity. […]

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Kaduna University Suspends Lecturer Over Facebook ‘Hate Speech’

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 28, 2016 0 Comments

Report reaching us has it that the Kaduna State University has suspended one of its senior lecturers for posting a Facebook comment consider as hate speech. In December, John Danfulani stirred controversy by lashing at supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, northern leaders, and President Muhammadu Buhari. He also mocked the large number […]

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Scrap JAMB, Don Tells FG

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 28, 2016 0 Comments

A University don, Professor John Okpako Enaowho, has called for the scrapping of the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in order to avoid retrogression in education Delivering his paper entitled “Formal planning development in Nigeria education: The paradox of autonomy and dependence” of which he delved extensively on funding […]

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Lecturers Vow To Resign If Korede Bello’s Is Allow To Write Exam

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 11, 2016 1 Comment

This is certainly not the best times for Popular musician Korede Bello as he is currently having problem with his lecturers. The Mavin records act who recently had his matriculation for his Higher National Diploma (HND), at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) has been warn by his lecturers not to participate in the forthcoming […]

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Student Bags First Class After 17 Carry-overs (Photo)

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 11, 2016 0 Comments

Indeed, determination brings success. When you make persistence your bosom friend, you will definitely attained great feat in life. This is a story of a student, Hillary Agbo-Odeh, who graduated with flying colours against all the odds. Report reaching us has it that a 30-year-old Agbo-Odeh completed his Psychology programme in Benue State University with […]

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10 Phrases To Drop From Your Vocabulary

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 11, 2016 0 Comments

These verbal mistakes can cost you credibility and influence, so fix them, stat—if you want people to take you seriously. Researchers believe that the earliest spoken language was Mayan, which was around 7,000 years ago. Imagine, in 70 centuries, we’ve progressed to, “… and I was like, really?” Whether you are leading a team meeting, […]

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LASU Gets New Vice-Chancellor

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 6, 2016 0 Comments

The council of Lagos State University (LASU) has appoint Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun as the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Institution. Professor Fagbohun, a Professor of Environmental Law, was until his appointment Director of Research at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos. The appointment was contained in a statement signed on […]

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JAMB Registrar Expresses Worry Over Discriminatory Cut-off Marks Universities And Polytechnic

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 6, 2016 0 Comments

The Registrar and Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Dibu Ojerinde, has expressed worries over the discriminatory cut-off marks, of 180 for universities and 150 adopted, respectively, each year in favour of the polytechnics and colleges of education. Ojerinde made this know on Tuesday, in Abuja, while briefing the Minister […]

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Uniabuja Female Law Graduate Makes History (Photo)

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 4, 2016 0 Comments

The Nigerian blogosphere has also been celebrating the extremely brilliant law graduate and barrister who has proven her mettle by making history in the Nigerian Law School- bagging nine separate awards compared to existing record of seven awards ever received at the Call to Bar of the Law School. Twenty-six year old Fatima Bombom Sani […]

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UNIPORT Ranked Sixth Best University In Africa

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on January 4, 2016 0 Comments

The World Economic Forum, WEF, has rank the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, as the sixth best university in Africa. The federal government-owned institution trailed four South African and one Ugandan university in the list of top 30 schools. Noting that the ranking is “essentially based on the amount of citations there are for the […]

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Buhari Offer Free Education To science, Technology Students In Tertiary Institutions

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on December 22, 2015 0 Comments

Credible information reaching us has it that President Muhammadu Buhari has concluded all necessary plan to offer free education to science and technology students in tertiary institutions. President Muhammadu Buhari made this know while addressing the needs of the poor and vulnerable in the society in his 2016 Budget Speech at the National Assembly on […]

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SSANU Shuts Down 30 Universities December 24

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on December 20, 2015 0 Comments

No fewer than 30 Universities will be shut down from December 24, by the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU following Federal Government’s directive to Vice-Chancellors of universities to remove the names of staff of their secondary schools from their pay-roll. schoolwatch.com.ng grapevine gathered that the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, has  […]

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SSANU Threatens Universities Shutdown

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on December 18, 2015 0 Comments

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has threatened to shut down all universities in the country over a directive by the Federal Government for universities to retrench workers of University Staff Schools. The National President of the association, Mr Samson Ugwoke made the plan known at a news conference in Abuja on Friday. […]

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5 Students Rape Female Undergraduate During Initiation Into Cultism

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on December 18, 2015 0 Comments

Latest report reaching us has it that Five students of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, allegedly r-a-p-e a female undergraduate as part of the initiation process into Viqueen secret cult. Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine gathered that the five students and the female student, identified as Omojevbe Tracy Ngozi , are now in the custody of the Nigeria […]

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