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ABU postgraduate student withdraws admission to protest Deborah’s gruesome murder

Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education. By Advocatenewsng.com. A postgraduate student of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State, Mr. Oyeniyi Oyewole Iwakun has written a strong worded letter to the Vice Chancellor of the institution announcing his withdrawal from the university in protest of the gruesome murder of the second year student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, Miss Deborah Samuel by her colleagues over alleged blasphemy of Prophet Muhammad. Mr. Iwakun whose admission number is P21SSPS8018 in…

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LEDAP hails NASS for making universal basic education enforceable right, justiciable

By Executive Editor, Judiciary. LEGAL Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), a human rights pressure group, has commended the National Assembly for passing the Bill to alter the Constitution to include the right to free, compulsory and basic education as a fundamental right under the Constitution. But the group regretted the rejection of the reservation of quota for women in political offices by the two Chambers and urged the distinguished Senators and honourable members in the House of Representatives to…

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Hope rises for 63 disengaged Ebonyi varsity staff, as c’ttee begins resolution of issue

By Charles Onyekwere, Abakaliki  The Chairman  Exco committee  on disengaged Ebonyi State University staff  sen. Emmanuel Onwe yesterday assured the affected persons of positive resolution About 63 Staff of the institution were laid off  from service in December 2018 for violating the law guiding the school. Onwe who also is the state commissioner for information and Orientation noted that sack of those employees is not connected to politics as insinuated by opposition party in the state.  He disclosed this in…

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Lecturer demands to have sex five times to upgrade a female student

   Alleged photo of Prof. Richard Akindele A lecturer with Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, identified as Professor Richard Akindele demanded to have sex with a student five times as a gratification to upgrade the low mark she scored in a course, according to the audio recording of the conversation between the student and the teacher now trending on the social media. In the audio recording obtained by Sahara Reporters, the conversation began with the student asking the lecturer about…

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Edo University is third best in Nigeria – Minister

Governor Obaseki of Edo State The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has advocated for more partnership with both local and international organisations for proper funding and new innovation in entrepreneurship for tertiary institutions particularly universities. Mallam Adamu stated this in a paper Titled “Restructuring the Nigeria Tertiary Education System to Address the 21st Century Funding Challenges”, presented at the 2nd Founder’s day of the Edo University Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo state. The minister who…

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Ekiti dep. gov. appeals to EKSU staff to suspend strike

Ekiti State deputy governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola. Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola has called on the striking staff of Ekiti State University to suspend strike action and resume work in the interest of the students and the state at large. Prof. Olusola made the call in his office while receiving members of the Federation of Ekiti State Students Union (FESSU) who were on a solidarity rally in support of the continuity agenda of Governor Ayo Fayose. The…

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