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ASUU strike: FG releases N163bn 

By Joan Nwagwu Abuja, Jan. 21, 2019 The Federal Government said it has released N163 billion to the universities from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), but striking academics are stalling in calling off their strike. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while addressing newsmen after …

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22 Nigerian scholars conduct research in Shell Sabbatical/ Internship Programme

Twenty-two members of the academia from 12 Nigerian  universities have begun research attachments at The Shell Petroleum Development Companies of Nigeria (SPDC) in several fields of study in the latest phase of the sabbatical and internship programme of the SPDC Joint Venture which was introduced in 1980. The number represents 13 …

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Babcock varsity to host over 500 participants at maiden international conference

By Rukayat Mohammed Lagos, Jan. 4, 2019 Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun, says more than 500 participants will attend its maiden International Conference on Knowledge and Innovation Management holding between Jan. 14 and 18. Prof. Rosaline Opeke, Chairman, Organising Committee, said the conference would bring together academic and research scholars as …

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President Buhari meets Nigerians in France, assures more investment in education

  President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Paris, France, assured Nigerians that allocations to the education sector will be improved as revenue increases, describing the sector as a major engine for the development of any country. The President, during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Paris, according to a …

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NNPC/SNEPCo Cradle-to-Career scholarship beneficiaries hit 375

Another 108 Nigerians have been awarded full secondary education scholarship under the NNPC/SNEPCo National Cradle-to-Career (NC2C) Scholarship scheme launched in 2014, bringing the total number of beneficiaries in the last four years to 375. The scholarship, administered by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), offers full boarding and tuition-free …

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