Hijab controversy: Why I remained defiant -Ejected Law Graduate The Nigeria Law School graduate, Amasa who was refused her call to bar for failing to remove her hijab, has disclosed that her defiance was to challenge the status quo. The incident, which took place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, has generated intense debate on the internet. Firdaus, who has been asked...... read more
NECO make public 2017 Nov/Dec exam results The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released 2017 November/December External Senior School Certificate Examination results. Prospective candidates are expected to purchase NECO result checking scratch card before proceeding to check their results online, Cards are available in all NECO offices. How To Check Result… 1)Go to NECO result checking portal http://www.mynecoexams.com/results/default.aspx...... read more
Alleged Corp members/Soldiers clash: Minister Dalung wades in Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has charged Corps members to maintain peace and discipline during their mandatory 10-month service period.     Barrister Dalung gave the charge following reports of an alleged clash between soldiers and Christian corps members at Karaye Local Government area of Kano state.  ...... read more
Strike: Non-Academic Staff set to shut down Universities on Monday The leadership of the non academic staff of Nigerian universities has directed their members to embark on an indefinite strike action commencing from Monday December 4, 2017. The non academic staff comprise of members of Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and the Non-Academic...... read more
Exposed! Over 40% UNIZIK Staff abandon work, watch pornography in offices -VC Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku on Thursday said over 40 percent of the staff of the university watch pornographic videos and other illicit films at work. According to the VC, he was able to monitor the development in offices on campus from his own network. He added...... read more
BREAKING: Polytechnic Lecturers call off 15 days strike The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended its nationwide strike National president of ASUP, Usman Dutse announced this on Wednesday during the union’s 14th national delegates conference holding in Bauchi state. ASUP embarked on the industrial action on November 13 over the failure of the federal government to implement its...... read more
Again, Buhari succumbs to pressure, gifts school fees to rescued Chibok girls President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N164.7 million for the payment of second semester school fess of the freed 106 Chibok girls at the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, Adamawa. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja...... read more
Education blow! NUC earmarks N8m for research, N85m to purchase vehicles The National Universities Commission has budgeted N8m for research and development in 2018, while N85m is also earmarked for the purchase of motor vehicles at the commission’s secretariat in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. These figures were obtained by our correspondent from the 2018 budget proposal totalling N8.6tn, which was presented...... read more
Sack of Kaduna Teachers: NLC hits Buhari for supporting El-Rufai The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari ‘s endorsement of the sack of about 22,000 teachers by the Kaduna state government, saying it was regrettable that a government that promised to create jobs for the people is rather killing jobs.  Deputy President of Congress, Comrade Peters Adeyemi told The Nation...... read more
Mass sack of Teachers in Kaduna: Buhari backs El-Rufai President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday declared support for the primary school reform being undertaken by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. The governor has announced plans to sack about 22,000 teachers who failed a competency test. The Kaduna government has also commenced the process to recruit 25,000 competent teachers to replace the...... read more
El-Rufai defiant as Sacked Kaduna Teachers' protest shut capital City In what could be described as the mother of all protests, the National Union of Local GovernmentEmployees, NULGE, in collaboration with the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, grounded economic activities in Kaduna State on Thursday. The protesters marched from the state NLC office along Independence way to...... read more
El-Rufai rooting to replace Kaduna Teachers with his Loyalists -Senator Sani The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna), yesterday, said Governor Nasir el-Rufai is all out to sack 21,000 teachers to employ “politically loyal teachers” that will work for him as polling agents in 2019. Sani, who had been at loggerheads with El-Rufai,...... read more
Another Nation-wide strike looms as ASUP fires warning shot at federal government The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) says it will embark on an indefinite strike with effect from Monday, Nov. 13, unless the Federal Government pays its 2016 shortfalls and all outstanding arrears. The National President of the Union, Mr Usman Dutse gave the strike notice while briefing newsmen on the...... read more
Defiant El Rufai goes ahead with recruitment of fresh Teachers in Kaduna Kaduna State Executive Council has approved the outcome of the primary four teachers’ competency test and directed immediate process for recruiting 25,000 teachers to replace those who failed the examination. The names of the 11,220 out of the 33,000 primary school teachers that passed primary four competency test conducted by Kaduna...... read more
UNN Students impeach SUG President over alleged financial embezzlement The president of the student union government at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Ezeja Joshua, has been impeached for allegedly spending N4 million from the union’s account without authorization. The vice president and the director of transport were also impeached alongside the president for their roles in pilfering the union funds....... read more
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