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ASUU strike: It’s sad that we’re talking about elections when schools are closed, says Peter Obi

    ASUU strike: It’s sad that we’re talking about elections when schools are closed, says Peter Obi

Peter Obi, former Anambra governor and presidential hopeful on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it is sad that federal universities are on strike while politicians are

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SSANU, NASU direct members to embark on warning strike from Monday

    SSANU, NASU direct members to embark on warning strike from Monday

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Allied and Educational Institutions (NASU) have declared a two-week warning strike.

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COVID: FG targets universities, shopping malls, sports centres for mass vaccination

    COVID: FG targets universities, shopping malls, sports centres for mass vaccination

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says it is looking into setting up mass vaccination sites at shopping malls, markets, sports centres and academic institutions. Faisal Shuaib, executive

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No fence, no security checks — varsity students in north-central risk abduction 

    No fence, no security checks — varsity students in north-central risk abduction 

With the rising cases of abductions in secondary and tertiary institutions across the country, the federal government and the authorities in the states are doing little or nothing to protect

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FG launches plagiarism detection software

  FG launches plagiarism detection software

The federal government has launched a plagiarism detection software, called ‘EagleScan’. A public presentation of the software held on Tuesday

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Reps to probe payment of ‘high acceptance fees’ in public varsities

  Reps to probe payment of ‘high acceptance fees’ in public varsities

The house of representatives has asked its committee on tertiary institution and services to investigate “high acceptance fees” charged by

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SPECIAL REPORT: Crowded classrooms, absent face masks… universities neglect COVID-19 protocol

  SPECIAL REPORT: Crowded classrooms, absent face masks… universities neglect COVID-19 protocol

For close to nine months, higher institutions across the country were closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With

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FG asks SSANU, NASU to shelve strike, describes action as illegal

  FG asks SSANU, NASU to shelve strike, describes action as illegal

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, has called on the striking education unions to give the federal government three

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Zulum: Most Borno SSCE holders unqualified for university admission

  Zulum: Most Borno SSCE holders unqualified for university admission

Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, says most of the secondary school graduates produced in the state do not qualify for

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COVID-19: Varsities not safe for resumption, ASUU warns

  COVID-19: Varsities not safe for resumption, ASUU warns

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says higher institutions of learning in the country are not safe for reopening.

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