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Moshood Abiola Polytechnic staff suspend four months strike

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) branch, Wednesday suspended its four months hold strike after its emergency congress.

Governor Dickson urges Bayelsa youths to stay away from cultism

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, has advised youths of the state to resist people who lure them into cultism.

NSCDC arrests 26 suspected criminals

No fewer than 26 suspected criminals have been arrested in five days by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Nasarawa State.

JAMB to conduct mock exams in January

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is to conduct its optional mock examination in January, preparatory to actual examination later in the year.

ASUP optimistic of resolving lingering issues with federal govt in 2018

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) says it will intensify efforts to ensure that all lingering issues between the union and the Federal Government are resolved in 2018.

Kwara Assembly suspends debate of 2018 budget over Poly fees

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Wednesday announced the suspension of further consideration of the 2018 Appropriation Bill following non-implementation of its directive on school fees in the state polytechnic.

Governor Ahmed slashes Kwara State Polytechnic tuition by N5,000

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Tuesday directed the Kwara State Polytechnic to slash the fees payable by N5,000 (five thousand naira).

Polytechnic education in Nigeria endangered – ASUP President

President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Comrade Yusuf Dutse, has raised the alarm that polytechnic education in Nigeria is endangered.

Auchi Polytechnic expels SUG president, 2 others for misconduct

The Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State, on Monday, announced the expulsion from the institution of a former Students Union President (SUG), Mr Samson Okoduwa, and two others for misconduct.

Polytechnic lecturers in Rivers join nationwide strike

As the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, nationwide start their strike today, lecturers of Rivers state owned Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic Bori, say they will also join in shunning the classrooms.

President Buhari approves committee on minimum wage review

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the membership of the proposed National Minimum Wage Committee which will be inaugurated any moment from now.

Plateau Polytechnic student jailed 4 years for rape

A Plateau Polytechnic student, Musa Nyam, will be out of school in the next 48 months and be behind bars following his conviction for raping a girl at a birthday bash.

N145m salary scam uncovered at Kogi Poly

Kogi state government has blamed the discovery of N145 million fraud in the salary voucher of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, for the delay in the payment of July salary of its workers.


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