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2021 Nigeria LNG Post Primary Scholarship Scheme For Young Nigerians

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) herby invites applications from qualified primary school pupils for its 2020/2021 Post Primary Scholarship Award  https://twitter.com/scholarsregion/status/1313385896574681088 This scheme seeks to support high...

BREAKING: ASUU set to end nationwide strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Thursday, gave an indication that the union will suspend its prolonged strike very soon, as its...

2020 Intelsat/XinaBox Space STEM Scholarship for African Students

Intelsat is now partnering with XinaBox to deliver space-focused STEM learning tools to teenagers across the African continent. https://twitter.com/scholarsregion/status/1313385896574681088Intelsat is sponsoring scholarships, each worth hundreds of dollars,...
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Seven examination centres in Bayelsa shut by JAMB over extortion

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has closed down seven of its examination centres in Bayelsa State for alleged violation of rules and regulations...

NANS President impeached over $200k (N76.2m) embezzlement of funds

The President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Danielson Akpan has been impeached for embezzlement.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Danielson Akpan who assumed office as NANS president...

776 new teachers approved for recruitment by Borno Government Prof. Zulum

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Tuesday approved the recruitment of 776 new teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the...

Federal Government succumbs to ASUU, set to accept UTAS payment scheme

STRONG Indications have emerged that the Federal Government may at the end of the day,  accept demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities,...

JUST IN: Lagos to reopen all schools fully by 21st October

All schools and classes in Lagos will resume fully from Monday, October 21, Commissioner of Education Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, has announced.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581In a statement by...

BREAKING: Polytechnic Ibadan postpones exams after students commence protest

The Management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan has postponed its first semester examination for 2019/2020 academic session scheduled to commence Today, Monday 12th of October,...

Polytechnic students in Delta state protest against N5000 COVID-19 levy

Students of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro are protesting against the N5, 000 COVID-19 fee imposed by the management.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The Nation learnt the protest, which...

New guidelines for reopening of schools released by FG

The Federal Government, on Thursday, released new guidelines for the reopening of schools in the country, following the lockdown and staggered curfew as a...

Minister was quoted out of context – Ministry of Education claims ASUU wasn’t attacked on farming claim

The Federal Ministry of Education through it's Director of Press and Public Relations said ASUU wasn't attacked by the minister on farming as it...

ASUU Strike: Workers who aren’t on IPPIS won’t receive salaries – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says only workers captured on the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System platform will be paid salaries.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581He said...

Education budget mostly spent on Nigerian professors – Minister

Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the minister of state for education, says the bulk of money budgeted for education is spent on 10,500 professors in the country. https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581In...

2020 UBEC Recruitment Update, screening postponed

2020 UBEC Recruitment Update - The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has confirmed the postponement of the screening test for candidates who applied for...

UNILAG Post-UTME registration begins Oct. 19 and exams to hold Nov. 18

The University of Lagos is to hold its 2020 post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test for two weeks, beginning from Nov. 18, an...

N2.67bn school feeding fraud should be immediately investigated – Prof. Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu, minister of education, has ordered an investigation into the alleged N2.67 billion fraud linked to the school feeding programme of federal government...

We give FG 21days ultimatum before indefinite strike – Polytechnic Staffs

Senior Staff of Nigerian Polytechnics on Tuesday issued a 21-day ultimatum to embark on an indefinite strike if the Federal Government failed to address...

Resign as a minister and go back to your village to start farming – ASUU replies Minister

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has told Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajuiba to resign “and take to farming as a...

Buhari sign law to allow Education graduates to get immediate employment after school

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved automatic employment for students of education upon graduation.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581This was disclosed by the minister of education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu on...

ASUU members should consider farming as an alternate profession – FG

The Minister of State for Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has urged members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to leave the teaching...

Oct. 12th Resumption: Strike is indefinite as lecturers cannot work on empty stomach – ASUU

There were strong indications on Monday that students of public universities in the country would stay at home further as the Academic Staff Union...

NUT praises President Muhammadu Buhari for salary increment of teachers nationwide

The Chairman, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Lagos State branch, Mr Adedoyin Adesina, on Monday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari's approval of new salary structure...

Nigerian government lost N1.5 trillion to ASUU strike – Investigation

INVESTIGATION has revealed that both the federal and state governments which are proprietors of public universities in Nigeria may have lost a huge sum...

ASUU Strike: The lies of the federal government won’t end strike – Chairman

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said the alleged lies and propaganda employed by the Federal Government against the union will not force...

2020 MTN mPulse Spelling Bee Competition For Young Students (5 Million Cash Prizes)

MTN Nigeria invites all primary & secondary school students between the ages of 9 and 15 to participate in the MTN mPulse Spelling Bee...

Nigerians tackles Buhari Mathematically Over Comparison with Saudi Arabia, says Fuel should be N16.52 per liter

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has been under heavy criticism by various sections of the country after he compared the price of fuel...
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#LekkiMassacre: This is a complete massacre – Bukola Saraki

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to put an end to shooting of protesters by security agents.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Saraki, while describing the...

#LekkiMassacre: Governor To Address Lagosians On Wednesday Morning Over Lekki Shootings

This is the toughest night of our lives as forces beyond our direct control have moved to make dark notes in our history, but...

#LekkiMassacre: Those who orders this #EndSARS protesters killings would pay – Fani-Kayode cries

Following the death of six and scores of injured Nigerian youths, allegedly shot at by the Nigerian army, former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode...

#LekkiMassacre: Sanwo-Olu visits wounded protesters after Lekki shootings

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday morning, visited protesters injured at the Lekki tollgate area on Tuesday evening.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581He was at some of the...

#EndSARS: Stop killing young protesters – Hillary Clinton to Buhari

Former United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has called on Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Army to ‘stop killing’ #EndSARS protesters...
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