Six schools get “Fund A Library” grant

Six schools get “Fund A Library” grant

Six secondary schools drawn from across the county have benefited from the Invictus Foundation’s “FundALibray Grant Project’’. ‎At an event to present the schools with the certificate of the grant in Abuja on Thursday, the Chairman of the Foundation, Mr. O‎binwanne Okeke, ‎said the grant was worth N100,000 per school. ‎The foundation, which was established […]

Varsity Workers Strike Claims UNIFE Convocation

Varsity Workers Strike Claims UNIFE  Convocation

SAM OLUWALANA, IBADAN     The ongoing strike action embarked on by the non-teaching staff unions of universities(NASU) has claimed the scalp of its first victim, as it has forced the authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, to postpone the 43rd convocation of the university earlier billed for December 13 -16, 2017, at the […]

Rescind Mass Sack Of LG Workers Or Face Mass Action, NLC Tells El-Rufai

Rescind Mass Sack Of LG Workers Or Face Mass Action, NLC Tells El-Rufai

Chris Steven, Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State to rescind the mass sack of about 5000 local government workers by the State Government. Ayuba Wabba, NLC President said the purported sack violated the provision of all known labour laws and industrial relations practice as well as processes. […]

My Dream Come True, Says UNIBEN Graduand

My Dream Come True, Says UNIBEN Graduand

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN For Mrs. Betty Aghogho Mrakpor, Saturday, November 25th, 2017, will remain etched in her memory. She was one of the 1412 that graduated from the Postgraduate school of the University of Benin. As she and the others filled out of the Akin Deko Auditorium of the Ugbowo campus of the institution, the […]

Embrace Dignity Of Labour -Sanusi Charges UNIBEN Graduands

Embrace Dignity Of Labour -Sanusi Charges UNIBEN Graduands

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN The Chancellor of the University of Benin, His Royal Highness Alhaji(Dr.)Mohammadu Sanusi 11, has admonished the new graduands of the institution “to be committed to a life of diligence even as you shun characters associated with unbridled quest for materialism by embracing the dignity of labour. “The university community where you trained […]

UNILAG Conducts Research Into Solar Energy Supply

UNILAG Conducts Research Into Solar Energy Supply

The University of Lagos (Unilag) is researching into a cost-effective solar energy supply to people in its immediate environment. The university’s Director of Research and Innovation, Prof. Wellington Oyibo, who made this known in an interview withnewsmen on Thursday in Lagos, stated: “We have colleagues in the energy space. We told them that we want […]

CRUTECH To Graduate 7000, Admits Students Into Arts, Humanities

CRUTECH To Graduate 7000, Admits Students Into Arts, Humanities

…..as Makarfi, Amaechi Seriaki Dickson bag Honorary Doctorate Degrees Ndoma RICHARD, CALABAR The management of the Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, has announced plans to conduct  a combined graduation ceremony for five sets of students who have completed studies in the school spanning, 7th, 8th, 9th 10th and 11h batches in which a total of […]

SUBEB Begins Distribution Of Learning/ Instructional Materials To Schools In C/River

SUBEB Begins Distribution Of Learning/ Instructional Materials To Schools In C/River

RICHARD NDOMA, CALABAR The Cross Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) under the 2016 UBE Special Needs Education Intervention Fund has begun the distribution of teaching/ learning aids to special education centers in the State. The state Executive Chairman, SUBEB, Dr Stephen Odey disclosed this while speaking with journalists in his office yesterday in […]

JAMB Reduces Foreign Candidates’ Fee To $20, Fixes March 9 For Another Exam

JAMB Reduces Foreign Candidates’ Fee To $20, Fixes March 9 For Another Exam

Chris Steven, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced $20  as the registration fee for foreign based candidates in 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) . Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB’s Registrar, who made this known during a stakeholders meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, said such candidates were made to cough out $150  in the […]

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