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Non Teaching Staff end three months strike in Public Universities

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The over three months old strike of the non-teaching staff of the Nigerian Universities was called off, 14th March 2018. The non-teaching staff of universities comprise of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the National Association of Academic...
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ACADEMICS CALL FOR REFORM OF SCANDAL-HIT EXAM AGENCY

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Nigerian academics argue that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the sole agency permitted by law to conduct entrance examinations for all tertiary institutions in the country, needs to be decentralised and modernised if it is to stand any hope of dealing with the rampant corruption being uncovered within...
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CVC/CPC/NUC RETREAT 2018

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  CVCNU Strategic University Advancement Workshop Statement Hotel, Abuja, 16th -18th May 2018   Theme: Higher Education Advancement, Philanthropy and Sustainable Development – time to embrace a new paradigm?   Workshop Background CVC had organised series of dialogues, seminars, workshops and summits in the past few years, from which it...
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Minister declares plans to establish science parks in varsities

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The Federal Government has declared plans to establish science parks in Nigerian Universities to facilitate diversification of the country’s economy through science, technology and innovations. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu stated this in his address at the first International Conference for Science Parks and Innovation Ecosystem for...
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Mentorship programme targets female STEM faculty

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Female faculty members in any field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from 17 African countries can participate in the 2018 Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) programme, a mentorship initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development and administered by America’s National Academy of Sciences....
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Vice-chancellor charged over Grace Mugabe’s PhD

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University of Zimbabwe Vice-chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura has been arrested for allegedly awarding former first lady Grace Mugabe a doctor of philosophy degree ‘corruptly’ in 2014. Nyagura was arrested on Friday 16 February and granted bail the following day. He is to reappear in court on 5 March. Another University...
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