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#OSUN2014: Why Aregbesola should be re-elected – National Pilot gives details

Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, Osun state governor

We today endorse Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for re-election. Readers will know that National Pilot shares the public concerns about Aregbesola’s firmness and sensitivity to the ethical values in government. Our endorsement is poised on the unequivocal confidence that he’s the best candidate in the field and the belief that the on-going revamp in the State […]

OSUN 2014: STUDENTS BACK AREGBESOLA FOR SECOND TERM, SAYS HIS ACHIEVEMENTS IN EDUCATION ENORMOUS

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Less than sixteen days to the August 9, governorship election in the State of Osun, the candidacy of Governor Rauf Aregbesola received another boost as students in the four tertiary institutions owned by the state trooped to the street on Thursday to canvass for his re-election in office. The Students under the aegis of Osun […]

CONFAB: Our major failure at the Conference — Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi

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Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, Executive Director, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre, WARD-C was a delegate to the 2014 National Conference, whose report is now being compiled. In this interview, she reviews the conference and articulates what she points as one of the major failures of the conference among other national issues. Excerpts: BY JOSEPH ERUNKE […]

PHOTO NEWS: Commissioning Of St Stephen’s Middle School Modakeke

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Photos showing the new Omoluabi Scholar Buses and of the Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola with the ecstatic mammoth crowd during the official commissioning of St. Stephen’s Middle School, Modakeke State of Osun on Friday 18/07/2014

ASUP Strike: ASUP, COEASU strikes suspension delights students

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The suspension of the strikes embarked upon by the academic unions of polytechnics and colleges of education has brought relief to students, writes ARUKAINO UMUKORO For thousands of students in polytechnics and colleges of education nationwide, the turn of events in the last one week, which happened a few days apart, was a welcome relief. […]

ASUP/COEASU: Finally, COEASU Joins ASUP, Suspends Strike With Conditions

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The College of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, has suspended its strike pending the outcome of its meeting with Minster of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau. Mr. Shekarau will meet with COEASU on Thursday to discuss the strike. The chairman of COEASU at the College of Education, Zuba, Abuja, Ahmed Bazza, however, explained to newsmen that the […]

ASUP/COEASU: First Day In Office, How Shekarau Convinced ASUP To Suspend Strike

Minister of education, Ibrahim Shekarau in a meeting with ASUP executives

Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, may have proven President Jonathan right in his first major assignment as a substantive minister, as his intervention was all that was needed to settle the rift between Polytechnic lecturers, represented by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) and the Federal Government as the over 10 months ASUP […]

ASUP/COEASU Update: Why We Decided To Suspend The Strike Temporarily – ASUP President

Minister of education, Ibrahim Shekarau in a meeting with ASUP executives

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has finally suspended its over 10 months strike. The strike has been suspended for just three months to allow the new Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau, enough time to study the lecturers’ demands, the ASUP President, Chibuzor Asumogha, told the newsmen. Mr. Asumogha said the strike was not suspended […]

OMG! You wont believe what Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo are opt to…YOU NEED READ THIS!

Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo Matriculate

Nollywood actress and actor, Ini Edo and Desmond Elliot who recently gained admission into National Open University, Nigeria, have matriculated today Saturday, July 12, 2014. Both movie stars are to pursue a degree in Law. Jusr right after the ceremony, Ini Edo took to Twitter to advise that she’s grateful to go back to school […]

VICTORY ATLAST!!! ASUP Strike called off, union to resume on Tuesday – Edu Min…READ DETAILS

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The 10-month old strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended. The suspension of the strike which started in October,was announced by ASUP on Saturday morning after the National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the union held in Abuja. The union had few days ago met with the new Education […]


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