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    NOUN Hosts 12th NUSSA Games

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    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is hosting the 12th Nigerian Universities Staff Sports Association  (NUSSA) Games slated for the 8th – 16th December, 2016, in Kaduna. The games, which is aimed at fostering strong social collaboration among participating institutions, will take place simultaneously at the NOUN Campus, Ahmadu Bello Stadium, National Teachers’ Institute…

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  • FG, Partners Launch Campaign To End Child Marriage

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    The federal government, including development partners and diplomatic corps  is to launch a national campaign to end child marriage in Nigeria and other countries where its prevalent today in Abuja. Speaking on Monday at a press briefing to flag off the campaign which will have the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo in attendance, the minister of…

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    Bayelsa Govt Pays £300,000, $450,000 Students’ Fees Abroad

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    Fees of Bayelsa State students on state scholarship in universities abroad, have been paid by the state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson. The state governor approved the sum of £300,000 and $450,000 for payment of tuition fees for Bayelsa students studying in various institutions  abroad. Giving a breakdown of the payment, the state Commissioner for Education, Deacon…

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  • ‘Why UNIABUJA’s SSANU Chairman, Secretary Were Suspended’

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    The University of Abuja has attributed the suspension of the chairman and secretary of the university’s Seniors Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mr Jude o. Nwabueze and Nurudeen. T.Yusuf, to misconducts and acts inimical to  conducive learning environment of the school. The varsity also noted that in the matter of the suspension of the…

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  • Girl-child Education And Child Rights Act

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    WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the seeming insurmountable challenge of the girl-child education and wonders why not much appears being done to tackle it. Nineteen year-old Faith Tamakum’s story is a pathetic one. At the tender age of ten when her mates were still being looked after and pampered, she was already the bread winner of…

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    TETFund Donates N10m To Boost Military’s Morale

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    In order to appreciate the gallantry of the armed forces in tackling security challenges in the country, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has donated N10 million to support the recently instituted Nigerian Army’s ‘Thank You For Service Initiative’. The executive secretary, TETFund, Dr Abdullahi Bichi Baffa at the Nigerian Army Resource Cente, Abuja on…

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  • TETFund Donates N10m To Boost Military’s Morale

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    In order to appreciate the gallantry of the armed forces in tackling security challenges in the country, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has donated N10 million to support the recently instituted Nigerian Army’s ‘thank you for service initiative,’ The executive secretary, TETFund, Dr Abdullahi Bichi Baffa at the Nigerian Army Resource Cente, Abuja on…

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    ASUU Embarks On Nationwide Strike Tomorrow

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    Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has concluded plans to embark on a one-week nationwide strike starting from Wednesday, 16th November, 2016. This was disclosed in a press briefing, yesterday, in Abuja by the president of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi, who added that the nationwide strike would be total and comprehensive….

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    UNIABUJA VC Laments Deplorable State Of Infrastructure

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    The vice chancellor, University of Abuja (UNIABUJA), Prof Michael Adikwu has decried what he described as the deplorable state of infrastructure of the university as befitting of an institution located in the federal capital territory, Abuja. Calling for increased funding for the university, he said the institution deserves special attention especially in the area of…

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