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FG probes death of two Queen’s College students

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, has set up a team to probe the deaths of two students of Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos. One of the students was said to have died in her house during the ongoing mid-term holiday. There

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JAMB to hold UTME in May

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Register of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, (JAMB) Professor Ishaq Oloyede has disclosed that the Admission examinations to tertiary institutions known as the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for 2017/2018 academic session will hold in May.

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UniAbuja graduates 13, 218 students at 21 convocation

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The University of Abuja will on Saturday, 25th February, graduate a total of 13, 218 students from its regular and sandwich programmes at its 21st convocation ceremony. While about 44 students would be presented with pass certificates,

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KWASU VC wants humanitarian science made compulsory in higher education curriculum 

  Mariam Sanni, Abuja   The Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University (KWASU) Abdul Rashed Na’Allah has called on all Universities management to remove the 40%-60% barrier of humanitarian science and technology in admission into conventional universities.   Humanitarian science

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Nurses threaten nationwide strike if…

 Mariam Sanni, Abuja   The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has threatened to go on strike, if the federal government did not take a bold step in resolving some fundamental concerns of her members across the country.

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Diabetes: Expert advises Nigerians to embrace regular health checks

A medical practitioner has advised Nigerians to imbibe the habit of going for regular diabetes check-up and reduce consumption of sweetened drinks. Dr Uchenna Iroka of the Department of Accident and Emergency Unit, Minna General Hospital, gave the advice on

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Inside story of the student riot at FUT-MINNA

On Wednesday, the students of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, went on a rampage, setting ablaze the school’s clinic on Bosso campus. The students also reportedly vandalised the school libraries, lecture rooms, a female hostel and a microfinance

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Police chief trains school officials on enhanced security measures

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, AIG Kayode Aderanti has encouraged schools to invest more in the security of their facilities. He made the call at the security lecture he delivered to stakeholders, who included

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LAUTECH lecturers shelve strike

Lecturers of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, have suspended their months’ long strike after a meeting Tuesday. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, in the school ended its strike after receiving a letter of commitment on how

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LAUTECH lecturers meet, may call off strike today

The lecturers at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, are set to call off their eight months old strike today. The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, LAUTECH Chapter, Biodun Olaniran said the lecturers will hold their

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