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SEVEN NYSC MEMBERS PUNISH FOR MISCONDUCT

Seven NYSC members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State are to; face disciplinary measures for committing various offences during their service year. Mrs Zainab Isah, NYSC Coordinator in the state, who made this known Thursday in Lafia, during the Passing out Parade (POP) for the 2017...

Jewish

Jewish Student – Tackling Hatred On Campus Is TOGETHER

Being a Jewish student on campus in 2018 is not always easy. We face the same antisemitism we have seen creeping into everyday life in wider society, from both far left and far right, but on a more intense scale. The threat from groups such as Generation Identity, who openly...

Doctorate

Lecturers Without Doctorate Degree Will Not Teach Again

Government has served notice it will soon implement, to the letter a policy that requires only lecturers with doctorate degrees teach in public universities in the country. At the meet the press event, Tuesday, Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh said the move is to ensure that qualified persons teach...

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MEDIA COMPANY REJECTS A MALE CORP MEMBER

A media company has caused a stir on social media after rejecting a male corps member deployed to their firm for his one year service. The media company rejected the male corps member and stated in the letter addressed to NYSC that they specifically need 2 gorgeous ladies to work...

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NYSC MEMBERS ESCAPED ACCIDENT

NYSC Members [National Youth Service Corp ]alongside; some officials of the scheme and state government officials were on; Friday involved in a ghastly motor accident. The accident happened along, ;Charanchi road on their way to; Kafur Local government for their primary assignment. Although no life was lost, however, 10 of...

Akwa ibom university

Killing Of Delsu Female Students, Reps Probe

DISTURBED by the incessant killing of female students of Delta State University, Abraka, the House of Representatives, yesterday, mandated the House Committee on Police Affairs to interface with all major stakeholders. The House asked the Police Affairs committee to collaborate with the Inspector-General of Police and the Delta State Commissioner...

Private Varsities

VC Wants Private Varsities Ban From TETFUND Revoked

VICE-Chancellor, Edwin Clark University, Professor Timothy Olagbemiro has said it is unfair for private varsities in the country to be; exempted from benefiting from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND Prof Olagbemiro also noted that in as much as monies coming into the fund were; coming from the private sector,...

Mathematical Modeling To Curb Environmental Pollutions

The Federal Government is developing mathematical modeling approaches to curb environmental pollution. The Chief Executive of National Mathematical Centre (NMC); Prof Stephen Onah, said government seeks to unite abstract mathematics; with applications as they relate to the environmental challenges threatening humanity today. Prof Onah stated this at an international conference...

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FG, ASUU Meeting Inconclusive Says Ogunyemi

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, while speaking with newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting in Abuja noted that negotiations were still ongoing. He said both parties...

Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili – I Will Solve Incessant ASUU Strike

The presidential candidate for the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has proffered solution to the frequent shut down of tertiary institutions over poor financing of education in the country. One of the ways she suggested was to convert the budgetary allocations to universities to grants. While expressing...

Yemi Osinbajo

Students Query Invitation Of Yemi Osinbajo To OAU

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have expressed indignation over the invitation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the forthcoming 43rd combined convocation of the university holding next week. According to a statement by Gbenga Ololoniran, the Protem Chairman of Great Ife Students’ Union Action Committee, it is condemnable...

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No work no pay policy will prolong strike – Union

The dialogue between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the ongoing strike has gone messier, after the Federal Government yesterday introduced the implementation of ”No work, no pay policy”. The universities lecturers who had vowed never to return to work until demands are; met,...

No work No pay

Nigerian Govt Orders Universities ‘No work No pay

The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed vice-chancellors of striking public universities across the country to enforce “no work no pay” rule on the striking lecturers. CAMPUZIT.COM gathered on Friday that the directive to implement the “no work no pay” policy was communicated to the universities in a memo sent...

Parents

ASUU strike : Parents, students call for quick FG intervention

Some parents and students in Abuja, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to speedily intervene and resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU). The parents, who spoke with newsmen in Abuja, expressed worry over the constant strikes embarked upon by the university lecturers’ union. On...

Sports

Establish Sports University, Parents Tell FG

Parents of Ladela School, Abuja have called on the federal and state governments to establish a specialised university that will concentrate solely on sports. The Chairman of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Dr. Joshua Usman, who made the appeal during the school’s annual inter-house sports competition, said the government is...

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Buhari Hinges Nation’s Industrialisation On Education

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that quality education is a key element to the nation’s industrialisation and development. Buhari, represented by Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Isha’aq Oloyode, stated this at the weekend at the 44th convocation ceremony of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Benin City, Edo...

CMU

CMU signs MOUs With Nigerian Universities

Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) has signed Memoranda of Understanding with three Nigerian universities that will enhance cooperation between the local institution and Nigeria’s educational sector. A news release from the Jamaica Information Service ( JIS) named the institutions as Nigeria Maritime University (NMU), University of Lagos (UNILAG), and Ondo State...

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Prof Okoya – Mathematics, Key to Technological Development

Mathematical modelling can be used to solve myriads of problems facing Nigeria, a professor of Mathematics, Samuel Segun Okoya, has said. Delivering the 329th Inaugural lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife titled: “The many ‘faces’ of thermal explosion: mathematical modeling point of view”, Tuesday last week, Okoya said...

Marijuana

Despite Legalization, Marijuana Not Welcome On Campus

Massachusetts colleges and universities prohibit marijuana on campuses across the state, despite voters approving recreational marijuana more than two years ago. The reasons to ban it vary, but schools by and large invoke federal law and landlord status to make sure the drug – ever-popular among college students – is...

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NANS Mourns: 11 Students Die In Road Accident

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday expressed sadness; over the death of 11 students of University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) in an auto accident on Tuesday. A total of 11 students of UNIMAID died in the accident on Nov. 20 on their way to Damaturu from Maiduguri following...

N-Power

N-Power, Veritable Technology Platform To Boost Education

The N-Power employment and training scheme of the federal government provides a technology platform to boost education, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has stated. Osinbajo stated this at the University of Ibadan where represented President Muhammadu Buhari as the Visitor to the institution, on the occasion of the University’s 2018...

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Government Must Resume Sponsorship Of Students

The Dean Faculty of Arts, University of Abuja, Prof Effiok Uwatt; has said with the teeming number of Nigerian students; government must go back to the days of sponsorship and granting of loans to students. Prof Uwatt, who spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at the Diaspora Conference tagged ‘Where is...

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Root Cause Of Educational Decay, ASUU Strike

It has been over two weeks since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embark on an indefinite strike and yet nothing meaningful has come out of their meeting with the government concerning the strike. ASUU at its NEC meeting of 3rd and 4th November, 2018, at the FUTA, resolved...

IYC

IYC Blow Hot, say FG Has Abandoned Maritime University

The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Worldwide, Tuesday disclosed that the Federal Government of Nigeria has completely abandoned the Nigerian Maritime University, Okenrenkoko in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State. IYC visited the school and reliably confirmed that the Federal Government has abandoned it completely,” it said. IYC National...