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Mass Failure: 29 per cent pass recorded in Nov/Dec WASSCE

Contrary To Speculations:This Is Why We Withhold Results –WAEC

TWENTY-nine per cent of the 246,853 candidates made credits in five subjects, including English and Mathematics, in the November/December 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates. The Head of National Office (HNO) of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Dr Charles Eguridu, said this yesterday while announcing the result at the […]

Obasanjo turns pastor at University of Ibadan

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerians to devote more time in learning more about God, insisting that “the more you know about God, the more you know how to serve and worship Him.” Chief Obasanjo stated this when he visited Prof Deji Ayegboyin, one of the co-supervisors for his Ph.D. programme in the […]

CORRUPTION: What Surprised Shekarau

Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, is alarmed at the depth of corruption among university graduates. He wondered about the situation during an assessment visit to the Universityof Lagos. Does Mallam Shekarau live in Nigeria?“Education is the main engine room for the movement of our nation Nigeria. Education is meant to make us responsible human […]

LASU crisis: Congress suspends ASUU excos

LASU releases academic calender for 2013-2014 session despite strike

FRESH crisis is brewing at the Lagos State University, LASU, as the general congress of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, of the institution, weekend, suspended its union’s executive members led by Mr. Adekunle Idris for lack of focus and poor leadership style. The decision which was arrived after an extensive deliberation by the […]

EKITI: FIRS Shuts College Of Education, Arrests Officers

The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Wednesday sealed the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, and arrested its principal officers for not remitting about N6.7 million tax arrears. The arrested Principal Officers were the Provost, Prof. Francesca Aladejana; Registrar, Mr. Gbenga Ojo, and the Bursar, Mr. Kayode Ige. The enforcement team, led by Mr. Olugbenga Adepesoye, stormed […]

EKITI: FIRS Shuts College Of Education, Arrests Officers

The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Wednesday sealed the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, and arrested its principal officers for not remitting about N6.7 million tax arrears. The arrested Principal Officers were the Provost, Prof. Francesca Aladejana; Registrar, Mr. Gbenga Ojo, and the Bursar, Mr. Kayode Ige. The enforcement team, led by Mr. Olugbenga Adepesoye, stormed […]

‘Why, at 42, I am in JSS1’ -Juliana Godwin

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Mrs. Juliana Godwin, a 42-year-old Junior Secondary School I (JSSI) student of Junior Secondary School, Gosa, Abuja, has become one of those persons with strong will to change her condition. Mrs. Godwin, who hails from Riyom in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, had her education stalled by lack of sponsorship, a situation that […]

2015: Rochas promises free education if elected president

Governor Rochas Okorocha.

Imo state Governor and All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant has promised to provide free education to Nigerian if elected as president in 2015. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Okorocha spoke in Sokoto on Saturday when he addressed the state’s delegates to the December 10 national convention of the party. The Imo governor said,”I […]

Only APC can take Nigeria out of shackles of poverty – Aregbesola

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Governor State of Osun and Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Governor of Edo State dance during the commissioning of the rebuilt Asoro Grammar School in Benin City, on Friday.

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun has commissioned 12 blocks of 37 Classrooms at Asoro Grammar School, the rebuilt Annunciation Catholic College, Irrua and the Isua-Uzenema Road in Esan East Local Government Area of Edo state saying the All Progressives Congress is the only party that can take Nigeria out of the shackles […]

30th Convocation: Ibadan Polytechnic graduates 4,977

Public Notice: Names And Details Of Students Expelled At The Polytechnic Ibadan

The Polytechnic, Ibadan on Friday graduated 4,977 students for its 2013/2014 academic session 3,675 graduated with National Diploma(ND) while 1,302 graduated with Higher National Diploma(HND). Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, the Visitor to the institution, urged the graduands to learn to be self employed and to tackle challenges of life. The governor also advised […]

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