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Bayelsa Federal Polytechnic, Workers Begin Strike Today

Workers at the Federal Polytechnic, Ekeowe in Bayelsa State, said they would embark on warning strike today over outstanding promotions. The unions comprising Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics,(ASUP) Senior Staff Association in Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANP) Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) lamented that staff promotions have been withheld since 2013. Chairman of ASUP at Ekeowe Polytechnic, Mr Afolabi Taiwo, said in ...

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Photo News: Female Poly Student Sells Baby For N620,000

Report emanating from the Federal Polytechnic Nekede has it that, one  Vivian Iwuji who  gave birth to a baby boy on August 2, 2014 has with the assistance of her boyfriend, one Obinna Ugochukwu sold the baby for the  sum of  N620,000. However, luck ran out on them as the buyer, one Ehegalara Edwin was arrested by the Anti-Human Trafficking ...

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Oct. 13 Resumption Date For Schools Could Be Extended Or Shorten —FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said the October 13 earlier fixed for primary and secondary schools to resume their current long vacation could still be extended or shortened, depending on the situation of things on the Ebola virus disease in the country. Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, who stated this while addressing journalists in Abuja, said the unfolding development ...

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University Workers Chase Out Senate, VC And Others

Members of the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) of the Ekiti State University yesterday locked out some members of the Senate including the Vice Chancellor, Professor Patrick Aina, over issues bordering on workers’ welfare. Others locked out were the vice-chancellor’s deputies, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, EKSU chapter, Professor Olufayo Olu-Olu and other management staff. The unions that carried ...

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NYSC Sent 281 Fake Corps Members Out Of Camp In Niger

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Coordinator in Niger State, Mr. Steven Ehoda-adi, yesterday said 281 fake corps members identified at the state orientation camp have been sent out of the camp after failing to present their call-up letters. The coordinator told newsmen shortly after the closing ceremony of the 2014 Batch B orientation exercise in Paiko that those affected ...

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JAMB Releases And Upload Lists Of 2014/2015 Admitted Candidates. Check Yours Here

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved and successfully uploaded lists of candidates admitted into various tertiary institution for the 2014/2015 academic session. JAMB, is the official body in charged with the responsibility of registering, organizing and administering unified entrance examinations to applicants for admission into tertiary schools in Nigeria. The board, today August 25th, 2014 released admission ...

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Abia State Polytechnic ASUP Suspend Strike. Order Students To Resume 25 Aug. 2014

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in Abia Polytechnic, Aba, on Saturday, 23rd August, 2014 sus-pended its 12 days old strike. The union had on Aug. 12 embarked on strike following the Governing Council and management’s failure to pay lecturers’ salary arrears. The ASUP Chairman, Mr Precious Nwakodo, said in Aba that the strike was suspended because the authorities ...

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Olabisi Onabanjo University Shut Indefinitely Over Students’ Protest

Ogun State Government has directed the Governing Council of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye, to close down the institution. The order is with immediate effect. A statement on Saturday, signed by Mr. Taiwo Adeoluwa, Secretary to State Government, said the decision to shut the university was taken in the overall interest of peace and order. The government said students ...

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