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Bello bans ASUU in Kogi State University over six months strike

Bello bans ASUU in Kogi State University over six months strike

The Kogi state government on Wednesday proscribed activities of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Kogi State University (KSU), Ayangba. Yahaya Bello, who announced the proscription in Lokoja shortly after the weekly executive council meeting, said that the decision was with immediate effect. He told journalists that the state government was forced to

American soccer coaches, Odegbami, Rufai, Adepoju others for Cowbell/Multisports summer football camp

. Top five participants to receive American university scholarship The 2017 edition of the Cowbell Football Academy Summer Camp for youngsters organized by Multisports Services and Entertainment Limited, will be taken a notch higher than previous editions, organizers have disclosed. Godwin Dudu-Orumen, CEO of Multisports, says the 2017 will feature the participation of leading soccer

Senegal leads global innovation in higher education

After a highly selective and intensive 4-months preparation the first 20 talents of FAST (Fast-track Acquisition of Skills Training — in Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship) are now ready to be immersed at leading enterprises in Senegal. On the eve of entering immersion, talents describe EDACY as, “the place to fulfill their dreams” (M. Amar) and “a

FG begins probe of ex-Queen College’s principal over students’ deaths

Adamu Adamu, minister of education, says his ministry has launched a fresh investigation into the deaths of students of Queen’s College, Lagos, in order to identify “those responsible” for the tragedy. Lami Amodu, the principal of the school at the time of the deaths, will now come under investigation. Speaking with TheCable on Thursday, Adamu

Religious Studies Curriculum: Educational Minister economical with truth, says CAN; challenges education ministry to publish full details

The Christian Association Nigeria (CAN) has accused the Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu and the Federal Ministry of Education of misleading Nigerians on the highly emotive issue of tinkering with secondary education curriculum and placing Christian students at a disadvantage. CAN, in a statement issued on its behalf by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji Special Assistant,

INVESTIGATION: The story of Lami Amodu, the QC principal who bought N17m SUV while students drank polluted water

In the first part of the CRY FOR JUSTICE series, TheCable unearthed the remote and immediate causes of the deaths of three students of Queen’s College, Lagos, highlighting how years of corruption, negligence and regulatory failure sent the girls to their untimely graves. In this second part, O’FEMI KOLAWOLE digs deeper into the life and

JAMB fixes July 1 for UTME for 85,000 candidates with cancelled results, other issues

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed Saturday, July 1 to conduct supplementary Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, for 85,000 candidates. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, announced the date in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, the examination, which is for candidates who registered late and

Compel FG to probe deaths of Queen’s College students, SERAP petitions UN

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations to compel the federal government to investigate the deaths of three Queen’s College students. The students had lost their lives following a gastroenteritis epidemic in the school earlier in the year. TheCable had on Monday published a special investigative report on the tragedy,

Some post-graduate students can’t defend their projects, UI dean laments

Jonathan Babalola, dean of the post graduate school, University of Ibadan (UI), says that some students can’t defend research projects they claim to have conducted. Babalola, who made this statement on Monday, expressed concern over the quality of professionals being produced by the country’s universities. Babalola spoke in Ibadan at a three-day graduate advanced seminar

Buhari plotted scrapping of CRK from hell, asks Christians to rise against him – Apostle Suleiman

President of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleiman has expressed outrage at the removal of Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) as a subject of study from the secondary school curriculum, describing it as a move to Islamise Nigeria. The cleric in statement issued on Sunday by Phrank Shaibu, his Communications Manager, stated that President Muhammadu

Students’ harassment: NAPS urge IGP Idris to call SARS to order

The National Association of Polytechnic Students(NAPS), on Wednesday called the attention of the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, over the harassment of students by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS). NAPS in a statement issued on its behalf by Olaunkanmi Ijaduoye, Vice President (External Affairs), accused SARS of unlawfully arresting students in Lagos

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