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Abia State Polytechnic sacks 258 workers

The Management of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, has commenced the implementation of the review report on verification of staff and their certificates, as approved by the State Executive Council in April 2019. In a statement released by the Polytechnic’s Public Relation officer, Mrs. Chinyere Eze, the management of the Abia …

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Buhari lacks commitment to end poverty – ASUU

President Buhari has been slammed by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over his comment of channeling resources into education to end poverty.   The Chairman of the Union at the University of Ibadan, Professor Deji Omole who spoke on Sunday September 1, described the President’s statament as political. Alleging that …

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UTME candidate arrested for forging his score to study medicine

A 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidate incurred the wrath of the management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for editing his result in the examination, and will now be handed over to the police.   Kingsley Unekwe reportedly increased his score from 201 to 269 after contacting some …

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UNIMAID lecturer, Yakubu Nura wins World Physics Competition

Dr. Yakubu Nura, a lecturer at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, has won the World Physics Competition by defeating about 5720 contenders from 97 countries. World Championship-2019 in Physics (Einstein’s planetary equation) acknowledged the outstanding international contributions and selected him “based on international meritorious competition”. Dr. Nura’s research article …

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UNN Ranks Number One University In Nigeria, 17 In Africa

The new webometric ranking (July 2019 version 8.1.0 BETA), has ranked University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), as number one in Nigeria, 17 in Africa and 1,108 in the world. The ranking is based on quality of research output in the year under review. While Harvard University, Stanford University and University …

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WAEC releases 2019 May/June examination results

The West African Examination Council on Friday released results for the May/June 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). “Candidates who are not indebted to the council will be able to access and check their results online, using the result checker pin on their smart identity cards used during …

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