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Governor Obaseki: PDP lacks moral rectitude to pontificate on education reform

Mr Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, has said that the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has no moral rectitude to pontificate on Godwin Obaseki’s educational reforms.

PDP tackles Edo government for sacking college workers

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday took a swipe on the Edo State Government over the dismissal of workers at the state-owned College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi.

Sacked Edo college staff, students drag state government to court

Following the sack of staff and closure of the College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, the Academic, Non-Academic Staff and students of the College, have instituted a legal action against the Edo State government and its agents at the National Industrial Court , Akure Division.

Governor Obaseki lays off staff, closes College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi

‎Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has sacked the staff of the state government owned College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi in Ovia South West local government area and closed down the institution.

Governor Obaseki: Edo earmarked 200, 000ha for oil palm plantation

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration plans to earmark not less than 200,000 hectares of land for organised oil palm plantation to diversify the state’s economy and create jobs for its teeming youth population.

Why Governor Abubakar declared emergency in education – aide

Special Adviser to Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State on Education and Public Enlightenment, Comrade Sabo Mohammed, has explained that the declaration of a state of emergency in the sector was to overhaul the system.

Dino Melaye, others lobby for creation of university in Okun land

The National Universities Commission, NUC, disclosed Monday that within the last five years, about six million University admission seekers in Nigeria were denied admission.

Dapchi: NANS urges federal, state govts to enhance security in schools

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday, urged the Federal and state governments to prioritise security of schools in the country to stem attacks on them by insurgents.

Dapchi: House of Reps warns federal against further abduction, insecurity in North-East

The House of Representatives on Tuesday set up an ad hoc committee to visit Dapchi in Yobe to assess the issues surrounding recent abduction of 105 girls from a school in the community.

Nasarawa state owned tertiary institutions suspend strike

The Joint Union of Tertiary Institutions in Nasarawa State has suspended the infinite strike action it began on Feb. 16.

Nasarawa polytechnic lecturers are IDPs – ASUP chief

Mr. Paul Hussaini, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, has on Monday said that lecturers in Nasarawa State Polytechnic are Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) following the inability of the authorities to build offices in the institution.

Tertiary institutions begin indefinite strike in Nasarawa

The Joint Union of Tertiary Institutions (JUTI), Nasarawa State Chapter, on Friday, embarked on an indefinite strike following the state government’s failure to meet their demands on welfare issues.

Governor Abubakar sacks college provost over bribery, fake results allegation

Following allegations of fake results allegedly issued to undeserved candidates and collection of bribes, Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, has sacked the council and management of the College of Agriculture, Bauchi.

Edo begins implementation of economic summit recommendations

The Edo State Government has officially kicked off the “Talk to Governor Godwin Obaseki (Talk to GGO’) program.

Kwara State University lecturer commits suicide

Dr. Solomon Osunlola, a lecturer in the Department of Crop Production, College of Agriculture, Kwara State University, Malete, has committed suicide.

Oyo CP Abiodun Odude denies shooting Ibadan institute workers

Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abiodun Odude, says his men were not responsible for shooting of two female members of staff of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan.

Governor Al-Makura fires Nasarawa Polytechnic rector, registrar, bursar

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has approved the removal of Rector of Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Prof. Silas Gyar, the Registrar, Labani Joseph and the Bursar Abdullahi Akio with immediate effect.

Nasarawa places embargo on employment of non-academic staff in tertiary institutions

The Nasarawa State Government has placed an embargo on the employment of non-academic staff in three of its tertiary institutions.

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