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ASUU strike: Nigerian govt good at making cheap promises – Union

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the Federal Government’s promises as cheap. The union vowed that its members would not be persuaded by them. ASUU President Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi said this during an interview on Lagos TV on Monday. “We have concluded

ASUU begins indefinite strike

Following the failure of the Federal Government to respond to their demand, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commenced a nationwide indefinite strike. ASUU who accused the accused the government of not implementing the Memorandum of Action signed with it, added that the indefinite strike

Plateau crisis: ASUU calls for reclamation of lands belonging to UNIJOS

Following the recent violence that bedeviled some communities in Plateau State, including the University of Jos community, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Jos Branch, has called for the reclamation of all lands belonging to the institution, which have been encroached upon

35 prisoners to sit for 2018 NECO exams in Jos

According to the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) 35 inmates of the Jos prison will participate in the 2018 Nov/Dec National Examination Council (NECO). DSP Luka Ayedoo, the Public Relations Officer of the Plateau Command of NPS made this known in a statement in Jos on

FG denies tuition hike, says education bank underway

Olaleye Aluko  and  Ted Odogwu The Federal Ministry of Education on Wednesday said there was no plan to increase the tuition to N350, 000 per session as claimed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, noting that the establishment of an Education Bank was already

ASUU raises alarm over FG’s plan to increase federal universities’ fees

The Zonal coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Ibadan Zone, Dr. Ade Adejumo, on Tuesday raised alarm over plans by the Federal Government to increase federal universities’ tuition fees. Adejumo said this while addressing members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the NUJ in

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Independence: Health, education still in dire need of funding

Dayo Ojerinde and Tare Youdeowei Some stakeholders in the health sector agree that Nigeria has recorded significant progress in the past three years in certain areas, especially in the struggle to contain the deadly impact of disease outbreaks. A glance at Nigeria’s health history, shows

2018 UTME: JAMB speaks on results as exams end

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged its 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates to patiently await the results of the just concluded examinations. The Head of Media of the Board, Fabian Benjamin, stated this in an interview with the News Agency

UTME 2018 : JAMB speaks on release of results

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Examination Board (JAMB) has reacted to reported release of 2018 UTME results. Reports had on Tuesday emerged on social media that the UTME 2018 results have been released, with some candidates posting their alleged results online. However, the board spokesman,

JAMB optimistic of successful 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is optimistic that the conduct of its 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), which begins on Friday, will be successful. The Head, Media and Information of the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, expressed the optimism in an

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