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FUTA Expels Six Students For Assaulting Female Schoolmate

The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has expelled six students for allegedly assaulting another student. The expulsion was communicated by Adegbenro Adebanjo, deputy director of corporate communications of the institution, on Tuesday. According to Adegbenro, the expulsion followed the recommendation of an investigative panel which probed the incident that took place in an off-campus hostel on November 16. “The ...

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Chrisland Schools Ex-supervisor Jailed 60 Years For Defiling 2-yr-old Pupil

Former supervisor of Chrisland schools, Adegboyega Adenekan has been sentenced to 60-year imprisonment by an Ikeja domestic violence and sexual offences court over child defilement. After convicting Adenekan on a one-count charge of defiling a two-year and 11-month-old pupil, the presiding judge, Sybil Nwaka passed the judgement. According to TheCable, the ex-school supervisor had pleaded not guilty to the charge ...

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Oyo Government To Recruit More Teachers Soon – Makinde

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, says the state government would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state. Makinde stated this at the 90th anniversary of Government College, Ibadan on Saturday. He said the recruitment of more qualified teachers in public schools in the state, would go a long way in improving ...

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APC Faults Ayade’s Return To School

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State has faulted the decision by the state Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade to return to school. The State Chairman of APC, Mr. John Ochala while interacting with Journalists in Calabar on Tuesday said any serious-minded governor will not leave governance for school, alleging that “the state had been handed over to an ...

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11 Students Of IBB University Arrested For Robbery, Say Police

Eleven Students of the Ibrahim Badamosi Babaginda University, Minna, Niger State, have been arrested by the State Police Command for alleged armed robbery. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Muhammadu Abubakar, told reporters in Minna on Wednesday that a total of 109 suspects were arrested for alleged armed robbery, fraud and illegal mining in different parts of the state. Breaking down ...

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El-Rufai Enrols Son In Public Primary School In Kaduna

Abubakar Al-Siddique, six-year-old son of Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has been enrolled as a pupil of Kaduna Capital school. Abubakar was enrolled as a primary one pupil of the public school. This was made known via the state governor’s Twitter handle on Monday. According to a series of tweets, the governor had in 2017 promised to ensure that ...

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University Workers Begin Nationwide Protest Monday

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and Non-Academic Staff Union have directed their members to commence a nationwide protest with effect from Monday, July 2019 over alleged breach of the agreement by the Federal Government. The unions were aggrieved by the exclusion of their members from the administration of the National University Pension Company solely operated by the Academic Staff ...

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Suspected Robbers Kill NANS Spokesman

Suspected robbers last Friday stabbed to death, the spokesman for the National Association of Nigerian Students’ (NANS) Joint Campus Committee (JCC), Comrade Oshin Aderigbigbe. He was stabbed with a knife around 11:30am at Okokomaiko by a gang of three men, who allegedly snatched his phone and laptop. A statement by the police on Sunday alleged that Bashiru Ahmed, 21, alias ...

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OAU Lied On Poisoning Of Its Dam – Ooni Of Ife

The palace of the Ooni of Ife has described the alleged poisoning of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) dam as absurd and unfounded. The University’s Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olanrewaju, had yesterday accused Ife natives of poisoning the only dam supplying water to OAU. However, the spokesman of Ooni’s palace, Mr. Moses Olafare, in a statement, said the palace received ...

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Breaking News: ASUU Resumes Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Taraba State University chapter, on Wednesday resumed indefinite strike to press home its demands. The union had embarked on a strike in 2018 but suspended it when the Taraba government promised to meet its demands which included the payment of earned academic allowances from 2014 till date, and the provision of required infrastructure ...

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