All Progressive Congress (APC) Is A Shame- Party Chieftain

All Progressive Congress (APC) Is A Shame- Party Chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima has said that if he were to be the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the ruling party would have been deregistered. He said the party’s handlers had refused to abide by the rules they set. Galadima made this comment while speaking with the Hausa Service of the BBC, yesterday, According to Galadima, if he were INEC, he would have seized APC’s certificate of registration…

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Government And Management Responsible For Inglorious Uniabuja

Government And Management Responsible For Inglorious Uniabuja

As a University in the nation’s capital, it is the expectation of many that it should be a model in terms of standard of infrastructure, academic capacity, and ultimately be the envy of others. But after about 30 years since its inception, the struggle to attain both administrative and academic efficiency has been very real, daunting and embarrassing. The latest blow amid others in the past few years is the loss of National Universities Commission…

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Benue Boils As Ortom Disappoints With Bailout Fund

Benue Boils As Ortom Disappoints With Bailout Fund

The issue of non-payment of workers’ salaries has come to a head in Benue State as long-drawn exchange of brickbats between the government and labour leaders in the state and at national level has followed the seven-day warning strike, embarked by workers in the state. Following the lingering crises between the Benue State government and organised labour in the state over default in payment of salaries to the state’s civil servants, the national secretariat of…

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Opinion: The Monster Of Nigeria For The Later Generation By Humphrey Uro

…The prosperity of any nation is the simple result of collective and sincere commitment by all who are proud to be identified with their nation. this is birthed by a responsibility and love for ones nation… The above is a simple snap window to the conception of Travis Hirshi in his ‘social bond’ theory. Believe it or not, the bond expected in a society (the Nigerian society inclusive) of its citizens is totally absent in…

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NANS Lauds JAMB Over N5bn Remittance to FG

NANS Lauds JAMB Over N5bn Remittance to FG

The National Association of Nigerian Students ( NANS ) has lauded the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB ) for remitting the sum of N5 billion to the coffers of the Federal Government. NANS’ President, Mr. Chinonso Obasi, in an announcement on Sunday in Abuja, said such remittance from JAMB within a short period under the administration of Prof. Is-haq Oloyede demonstrated a lot of integrity. Obasi said that he was in support of…

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JAMB Boss Wants Nigerian Elites To Encourage Dependents To Obtain First Degree At Home

JAMB Boss Wants Nigerian Elites To Encourage Dependents To Obtain First Degree At Home

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has urged the elites to encourage their dependents to obtain their first degree in Nigeria before going for further studies abroad. Pillar Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede gave the guidance in Abuja on Friday while talking with newsmen. The recorder was talking on the sidelines of a workshop on serious Training and Sensitisation Forum on Central Admissions Processing System (CAPS) for the 2017/2018 scholarly session. As per him, it…

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ASUU Announces The Suspension Of 36-Day-Old Strike

ASUU Announces The Suspension Of 36-Day-Old Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its strike after a final four-hour meeting with the Federal Government delegation, which ended around 9pm in Abuja on Monday. The ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, addressed a briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress secretariat to announce the union’s “conditional suspension of the strike.” Ogunyemi said the strike was suspended, after the union gave the Federal Government a deadline of the end of October to fulfil its…

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Kaduna State University Has No Business Joining ASUU Strike – El-Rufai

Kaduna State University Has No Business Joining ASUU Strike – El-Rufai

The Kaduna state government has condemned the Kaduna State University (KASU) for joining the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in its ongoing strike. Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, condemned the action, saying it has no disagreement with KASU. “The Kaduna State Government is in receipt of communication from the Kaduna State University, KASU branch of ASUU, confirming that the branch has joined the nationwide strike because they are full members of the national…

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Buhari Orders Investigation Into JAMB, NIMASA

Buhari Orders Investigation Into JAMB, NIMASA

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, today ordered the probe of past managements of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) over allegations they failed to remit revenue. This was confirmed by Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, while speaking to State House correspondents after the meeting which lasted four hours. Adeosun described the looting in both agencies as “massive”. Records show…

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ASUU Fails To Call Off Strike Despite Truce With Federal Government

ASUU Fails To Call Off Strike Despite Truce With Federal Government

Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have resolved to set up seven-man committee to work out modalities for the actualization of its 2009 agreement. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment stated this at an intensive conciliatory meeting with the leadership of ASUU, Minister of Education, among others on Friday in Abuja. The meeting was an effort at revolving the lingering strike embarked by the union. Despite the truce, the university…

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