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  • UNIOSUN students donate educational materials, others to special need school

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Students of the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN) have donated educational materials and other aids to improve the lives of students with special needs in Ikoyi, Isokan Local Government of Osun State. The final-year students, who were on an outreach mission under the auspices of CMS 404: Development Communication,…

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  • Minister urges contractors to ensure high standards to avert school building collapse

    The Minister of Education, Professor Tahir Mamman has emphasized the need for contractors and all agencies responsible for building construction in Nigeria to ensure the construction of safe structures. The Education Minister’s advice comes on the heels of the unfortunate loss of lives in the collapse of the Saints Academy building in Busa Buji, Jos North Local Government Area of…

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  • Bridge House College ex-student, Cherish Markson, shines at UK University

    The University of Warwick in the United Kingdom has honoured a former student of Bridge House College, Ikoyi Lagos, Cherish Daniel-Markson for her outstanding performance in her studies. The University awarded the Nigerian, who hails from Bayelsa state, a first prize for her exceptional performance in the three-year BA (Hons) Law with Social Sciences degree program. Cherish, who graduated top…

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  • 90th birthday: ANA Lagos felicitates Soyinka, reads his works

    …felicitates elebrates NLNG longlisted writers 2024 Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA, Lagos chapter on Saturday celebrated Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka 90th birthday by reading his works. Chairman of ANA Lagos, Ifeanyichukwu Avajah read Soyinka’s poem titled ‘Abiku’ while Oyelola Ogunrinde read “The man Died”. Simeon Okoro read Soyinka ‘s work ‘Chronicles of the Land of the Happiest People on…

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  • Engage with government agencies, RMAFC Chairman urges Nigerians

    The Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Muhammed Bello Shehu, has encouraged Nigerians to seek out information on the activities of government agencies to better understand the workings of their government. This call was made during an address to students from Igbinedion University Okada, Benin City, who visited the Commission on an excursion. Represented by Hajia…

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  • NELFUND expands student loan access to 12 more state-owned institutions

    The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has announced the inclusion of twelve additional state government-owned tertiary institutions to its student loan application portal, marking a significant expansion of the scheme. This disclosure was contained in a statement signed by NELFUND’s Head, Media and Public Relations, Nasir Ayitogo. According to the statement, the development follows the successful submission and verification of…

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  • OAU staff threaten indefinite strike action over withheld salaries

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and the Joint Action Congress (JAC) at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if their withheld four-month salaries are not paid. Dr. Taiwo Arobadi, the Chairman of SSANU, disclosed this during a peaceful protest held at the OAU campus. He stated…

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  • Adeleke urges NELFUND to avoid debt trap for students

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke has cautioned the management of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) to ensure that the student loan scheme does not become a debt trap for beneficiaries. During a meeting with NELFUND’s leadership on Tuesday, Governor Adeleke emphasized the importance of sustainable operations. “Debt trap must never be experienced in Nigeria student…

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  • KWASU expels 175 students for malpractice, forgery, other offenses

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin The Kwara State University (KWASU) has expelled 175 students for a range of offenses, including examination malpractice, theft, admission fraud, assault, fraud, membership in unregistered associations, and possession of firearms. This decision was announced recently in a statement by the institution’s Acting Director of University Relations, Dr. Saeedat Aliyu. The statement, released in the state capital…

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  • BREAKING: LASU, 17 other Southwest tertiary institutions to access FG student loan

    The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) on Sunday announced that approval has been given to students from state-owned tertiary institutions to access the federal government loan. In a statement on Sunday via its official X account, NELFUND listed 36 state-owned tertiary institutions that can now apply for student loans. The statement disclosed that the management of these institutions have successfully…

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