TWO CORPS MEMBERS DEAD, FOUR HONOURED IN ENUGU AS 2016 BATCH “A” PASS-OUT

TWO CORPS MEMBERS DEAD, FOUR HONOURED IN ENUGU AS 2016 BATCH “A” PASS-OUT

  The Enugu State Government has honoured four Corps members who distinguished themselves during the 2016 Batch ‘A’ NYSC service year, while two others lost their lives to illness during the service year.  The State Coordinator of NYSC Enugu State, Alhaji Ahmed Wada Ikaka disclosed this while addressing the Corps members at the low key passing out ceremony which took place at the Enugu North Council Headquarters. The State Coordinator who commended the Corps members…

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NYSC ORIENTATION CAMP REOPENS IN BORNO AFTER 6 YEARS

NYSC ORIENTATION CAMP REOPENS IN BORNO AFTER 6 YEARS

The National Youth Service Corps ( NYSC) yestetday said that plans are on the way to reopen its orientation camp in Borno after 6 years of closure as of result of Insurgency in the state.   The NYSC further said that it has opened skills acquisition centres across the six geopolitical zones of the country with  Gombe state as Northeast centre .   The Director General of NYSC , Brig Gen Suleman Kazaure  disclosed this…

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NANS TO INVADE KIRIKIRI PRISON OVER REMAND OF 13 UNILAG STUDENTS

NANS TO INVADE KIRIKIRI PRISON OVER REMAND OF 13 UNILAG STUDENTS

From the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), in Abuja on Monday, came a 24 hours ultimatum within which a Special Offences Mobile Court in Lagos, should release 13 students of the University of Lagos, currently being detained at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons.   NANS threatened to invade the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons and relocate its Headquarters in solidarity with its members, if government refuses to release the UNILAG students after the expiration of 24 hours deadline….

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NYSC UPDATES TIMETABLE FOR 2017 “BATCH A” MOBILIZATION

NYSC UPDATES TIMETABLE FOR 2017 “BATCH A” MOBILIZATION

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Monday released the 2017 Batch A adjusted mobilization timetable for prospective corps members. The Corps made this announcement in a tweet on its official twitter handle. @nysc_ng.“NYSC 2017 Batch A timetable has been updated. Online registration to NOW commence: 20th April, 2017”. Hereunder is the adjusted Time Table:

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JAMB ARRESTS 25 PERSONS FOR SALE OF UTME BROCHURE AND EXTORTION

JAMB ARRESTS 25 PERSONS FOR SALE OF UTME BROCHURE AND EXTORTION

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Saturday announced the arrest of about 25 persons throughout the country for extortion and illegally selling registration materials to the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates.   The culprits, according to the Registrar/Chief Executive of JAMB, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, were apprehended by a combined team of its Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU); members of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Nigeria Police Force, following a tip-off.   He said that the…

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UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA SITUATED IN BAYELSA TO COMMENCE FOUNDATION PROGRAMME

UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA SITUATED IN BAYELSA TO COMMENCE FOUNDATION PROGRAMME

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted the request by authorities of the University of Africa, Toru-Orua in Bayelsa State to commence its foundation programme‎.   The Executive Secretary of the NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed gave the approval in a letter dated March 29, 2017 and signed by the commission’s Director, Academic‎ Standard, Dr. G. B. Kumo.   The letter read in part: ” Further ‎to your application for resource verification for the commencement of pre-degree…

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UTME: There’s No Going Back On Computer Based Test – JAMB

UTME: There’s No Going Back On Computer Based Test – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has described as “misleading” reports in some Newspapers that it had dumped the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).   The organization has therefore restated its determination to continue all its examinations using CBT mode. A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said the clarification became necessary  “following the misleading caption in the front page of Nation…

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WHISTLE BLOWING: NANS Uncovers Multi Million Assets Of Some Vice Chancellors

WHISTLE BLOWING: NANS Uncovers Multi Million Assets Of Some Vice Chancellors

  THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) is happy to announce to Nigerians that it has made some remarkable advancement in its determination to align with anti-graft agencies in the fight against official corruption in the country, especially in the nation’s higher institutions.   Recall that on January 22, 2017 NANS led by Comrade Chinonso Obasi, addressed a press conference where we made known our resolve to take advantage of the whistle-blowing window provided…

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ASUU PRESS BRIEFING: Crises Looms In Versities Nationwide

ACADEMIC STAFF UNION OF UNIVERSITIES (ASUU), ABUJA ZONE   TEXT OF THE PRESS BRIEFING BY ASUU ABUJA ZONE HELD AT THE IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, ON 18TH MARCH, 2017 SHORTFALL IN PERSONNEL COSTS ALLOCATIONS TO PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES: RELAPSING PHENOMENON Gentlemen of the Press, On 15th of April, 2016, ASUU-ABUJA ZONE (comprising University of Abuja, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nasarawa State University, Keffi Ibrahim BadamasiBabangida University, Lapai and Federal University, Lafia) briefed you and by extension, the general public on the ugly and worrisome unilateral drastic cut by the Federal Government of Nigeria…

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ASUU To Embark On Nationwide Strike

ASUU To Embark On Nationwide Strike

Umbrella body for all University Teachers in Nigeria,the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has warned the Federal Government of an impending strike action by the union over the in both federal and state universities over the non payment of  salaries. The Port Harcourt Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Prof. Beke Sese, made this known in a press conference during the weekend. He said that lecturers would no longer continue to endure the situations against the…

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