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Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha actions‘ve taken Imo backwards

Immediate past Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, has accused his successor Emeka Ihedioha of driving the state backwards since he assumed office by destroying everything he met on ground just to spite him.

Kano governor urges federal government to fund polytechnic education, rid nation of unemployment

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje, has urged the Federal Government to use adequate funding of entrepreneurship and technical education offered by polytechnics to address massive unemployment and dearth of infrastructural development in the country.

Senator Okorocha insists Eastern Palm University jointly owned

Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has insisted that the recently scrapped Eastern Palm University in Ogboko, Ideato North Local Government Area of the state is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) as against the findings of the Committee on Review of Tertiary Institutions led by Prof. Jude Njoku.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha out to destroy my legacy in Imo

Immediate past Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has accused the incumbent Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, of going all out to destroy his legacy in the state.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Takeover of university further attack on my achievements

Immediate past Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha has described the takeover and conversion of the Eastern Palm University to a campus of the Imo State University (IMSU) by the State Government as another ploy to destroy all his landmark achievements.

NCC earmarks N500 million for special social Intervention projects

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) has earmarked N500 million as special social intervention fund for renovation projects and provision of infrastructure in universities, polytechnics, Government Colleges and secondary schools, its executive vice chairman, Prof Umar Garba Dambatta, has stated.
Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has announced the recommencement of the Parastatal Pensioner Verification Exercise for pensioners and Next of Kin (NoK) under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS).

PTAD to re-verify pensioners under old scheme

Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has announced the recommencement of the Parastatal Pensioner Verification Exercise for pensioners and Next of Kin (NoK) under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS).
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari signs polytechnic amendment bill, one other into law

President Muhammmadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill.

JAMB approves cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved cut-off marks for 2019/2020 admission into tertiary institutions in the country.

JAMB, schools approve 160 as cut-off mark for 2019 UTME

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and higher institutions on Tuesday approved 160 and above as cut-off for admissions in 2019.

Kebbi government to disburse N900 million to Almajiri schools

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State says N900 million will be disbursed to Almajiri schools to ensure every child in the state acquires both Western and Islamic education.

UTME: CACOL hails JAMB for de-listing 76 CBT centres for alleged malpractices

“He revealed how unknown to them, Closed Circuit Television Cameras, CCTV, were recording every inch of their action unknown to them. The JAMB Registrar expressed amazement at the number of people perpetrating these anomalies even amongst its own staff.”

UTME: 390 visually impaired participate across Nigeria

No fewer than 390 visually impaired candidates are participating in the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

Yabatech rector urges review of education policy

Obafemi Omokungbe, the rector, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, has called on the Federal Government to begin making effective policy change of curricula of Nigerian higher institutions such that would-be entrants of universities and polytechnics would know, where they expect to make their careers at the end of their studies.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP urges President Buhari to sign polytechnic act into law

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sign into the law the Polytechnic Act recently passed into law by the National Assembly for the smooth running and industrial harmony in the nation’s polytechnics.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP suspends two-month strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has suspended its two-month strike.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government’s intervention for tertiary institutions hits over N700 billion in 4years

The Federal Government through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) allocated a total of N727,225,862,128.86 billion worth of investment in critical areas of infrastructure development in the Nigerian tertiary institutions.

Federal government releases N16.8 billion to settle outstanding arrears of staff in tertiary institutions

The Federal Government has released N16.8 billion to settle outstanding salary arrears of staff in the country’s tertiary institutions.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
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Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
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Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
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Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.