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  • Governor Oyetola

    Osun govt suspends teacher over fraud

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo A teacher, Mr Olowookere Abimbola has been suspended by Osun State government for defrauding some recently recruited teachers to the tune of N30,000. It was gathered that Olowookere has been collecting money from the teachers in Osun East Education District of the state, promising to post them to their preferred schools of choice anywhere outside the…

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  • Charles Ayo

    VC urges FG to improve access to quality education

    …says Nigeria losing huge amount to institutions abroad By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta Vice-Chancellor, Trinity University, Yaba, Lagos, Prof. Charles Ayo, has called on the Federal Government to improve access to quality education in the country. He said the country was losing a lot of money with many Nigerians going abroad to study, as a result of poor quality and access…

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    BREAKING: Court orders ASUU back to classrooms

    The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), on Wednesday ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to end its ongoing industrial action. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, had dragged the union to the Industrial Court on behalf of the Federal Government to intervene on than seven months’ strike. The resort to go to court followed the failure…

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  • JAMB

    JAMB sets date for supplementary exam

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has announced plans to conduct a supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), for 67 candidates on Saturday, September 24, 2022. JAMB’s Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin said the supplementary exam was fixed for the candidates after reviewing the reasons why the affected candidates could not sit for the 2022 UTME.…

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    Kwara police commissioner meets NANS over flight operations shutdown directive

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara  The newly posted Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Command, Paul Odama, on Monday urged the leadership of the state chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to shelve the planned shutdown of flight operations at the Ilorin International Airport. The national executive of NANS had directed the shutting down of flight operations at airports in…

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  • UBEC

    House of Reps praises Kwara on utilization of UBEC grant

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara Kwara State again came up for national applause on Tuesday as the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Basic Education and Services commended the state for efficient use of basic education grants and the state government’s determination to improve standard of education. The commendation came barely one month after UBEC itself said Kwara now stands out…

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  • Justice

    FG vs ASUU: Court adjourns case till September 16

    The National Industrial Court has adjourned to September 16, 2022 the suit filed by the Federal Government against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the industrial action embarked upon by the union about seven months ago. The Federal Government approached the court sitting in Abuja, requesting an order for ASUU to resume while it continues to engage the…

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  • Unilorin VC

    Unilorin appoints Egbewole as 12th VC

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Council, University of Ilorin Mallam Abidu Yazid has announced Prof Wahab Egbewole as the 12th Vice Chancellor of the institution. Yazid made the announcement on Thursday at the institution’s permanent site. “I am glad to inform you that the Council has, after rigorous selection procedure, approved the appointment of Prof…

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  • Oyetola

    Oyetola approves recruitment of fresh 1,500 teachers 

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has approved the recruitment of additional 1,500 teachers to fill the existing gap in the education sector of the state. In a statement on Monday after the State’s Executive Council meeting, Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, said the new approval was to further bridge the teacher/pupil ratio in…

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  • KWASU

    Two Kwara State University students found dead in hostel

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara Two 200-level students of the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Tobiloba Daniel and Arewa Abayomi have been found dead in their hostel. Westernpost gathered that the deceased students were dating before their sad end. “We suspect they are lovers and we became concerned when they were not seen during the ongoing examination in the university and…

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