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UNILORIN To Admit 9,000 Candidates Out Of 105,000 Applicants For 2014/2015

THE Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, has said that no fewer than 105,000 candidates applied to the University of Ilorin in 2014 Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examinations. He stated that, unfortunately, Unilorin had the capacity to only admit 9,000 of the 105,000 candidates. Speaking to journalists in Ilorin on Sunday, he stated that Unilorin was the most sought-after university ...

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ASUP Strike Turned Us To Street Hawkers, Criminals — Students

As students of federal polytechnics and colleges of education have resume classes, some of them share their “bitter” experiences with liveschoolnews.com.ng While the battle between the federal government and the various unions in the nation’s polytechnics and colleges of education lingered for ten and seven months, respectively, the students were the grass over which the war was fought. In their ...

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Polytechnics Alive Again After Suspension Of ASUP Strike

Following the suspension of the 10 month long strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics, (ASUP) Life is gradually returning to polytechnics across the country. The strike, which began in October, last year, was called off by the union on July 12 for three months. This is good news for polytechnic students nationwide, who had apparently become ...

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Photo News: Police Nabbed Varsity Students For OPEC Schorlarship Scam

Report emanating from the Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State has it that, four graduates and two undergraduates of the institution have been apprehended for alleged fraud by the police. The suspects are Falade Oluwapelumi Ayotunde (25), Asaolu Victor (25), Awote Temitope Emax (27), Fajobi Olalekan (27) Bolatiri Emmanuel Onaopemipo (25) and Adebomi Oluwatosin (26). Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine gathered that, ...

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Students Greet Minister For Ending ASUP Strike

Students in polytechnics across the country have commended the efforts of the new Minister of Education, Alhaji Ibrahim Shakarau, for ending the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) strike. They urged the Minister to work with the federal government to avert further industrial action and safeguard the education sector from collapse. When our correspondent visited the Yaba College of Technology, ...

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UNN Lecturer Takes His Life In His Apartment

Melancholy Report emanating from the University of Nigeria at the Enugu Campus on Saturday, 19th July has it that a 38-year-old lecturer in the institution’s Law Faculty, Dr. Bede Opata, committed suicide for reasons not know. Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine gathered that the lecturer, who was until his death, the son of a former Commissioner in the old Anambra State, Chief Cletus ...

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Village Mistakes University Students For Boko Haram

Report emanating from Amalla community in Enugu-ezike Local Government Area of Enugu State has it that Some 300-Level students of Mass Communication at the Kogi State University, Anyigba, were on Saturday mistaken for members of the Boko Haram sect while on a trip to Amalla community in Enugu-ezike Local Government Area of Enugu State. Liveschoolnews.com.ng grapevine gathered that the students ...

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Students Relief Over ASUP, COEASU Strikes Suspension

For thousands of students in polytechnics and colleges of education nationwide, the turn of events in the last one week, which happened a few days apart, was a welcome relief. Last week Saturday, after 10 months of inactivity, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics suspended its indefinite strike action for three months to the relief of their students. The suspension, ...

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Gunmen Killed Lecturer In Kaduna

There was wild uproar on Saturday, at Kinkinau GRA, Kaduna, when a senior lecturer with the Shehu Idris College of a Health Technology, Kaduna was shot death in his residence. The tragic incident was said to have occurred at His Kinkinau GRA residence around 9pm. A credible sources inform liveschoolnews.com.ng that the incident occurred around 9pm on Saturday at his ...

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Flood Kills Senior Lecturer Of Federal Polytechnic, Offa

On Thursday a state of organized Pandemonium had crept in Ede, Osun State, when a heavy rainfall, which lasted over four hours, claimed the life of a senior lecturer of the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Adeniyi Adebowale, who was washed away in his car by a raging flood. The unfortunate incident was said to have occurred at Oke Gada community, in ...

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