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Exam malpractice: UNILORIN expels 6 final year students

From Our Correspondent The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) expelled six final-year students and 13 others over alleged examination malpractices and other related offences. Mr Kunle Akogun, the university’s Director of Corporate Affairs, announced the expulsion in a statement on Monday in Ilorin. Their offences ranged from misconduct, theft, examination malpractice, hostel bed-space racketeering, extortion and […]

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Former Ekiti Dep.-Gov’s daughter emerges overall best student

From Our Correspondent It was a joyous moment for family of former Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Alhaji Sikirullai Lawal as his daughter, Ms Amina joined the league’s Barrister at Law Ms Lawal was called to the Bar at the Nigeria Law School, on Thursday, in Abuja. She emerged as the overall Best graduating student […]

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Lead with integrity, humility, YabaTech Rector urges NANS leaders

By Our Correspondent The Rector of Yaba College of Technology, Dr Ibrahim Abdul, has counselled the new leadership of the National Union of Nigerian Students (NANS) in the College to lead with integrity, humility and a deep commitment to serving their fellow students. Abdul gave the advice during the inauguration of the newly elected Student’s […]

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Nigerian Army Ordinance seeks partnership with Yabatech

By Our Correspondent The Nigerian Army Ordinance Corps (NAOC) has sought a partnership with the Yaba College of Technology in the areas of polymer, textile and printing for the Corps. NAOC Commander, Maj.-Gen. Jonathan Ugwuoke, struck the deal during a courtesy visit to the College, last week in Lagos. TheNewsZenith reports that the partnership entails […]

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Video: Why free education no longer feasible – UNILAG VC

From Abdulfatah Babatunde Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos has explained why it is becoming increasingly difficult for the Government to offer free education at the tertiary level. TheNewsZenith reports that Ogunsola explained this while presenting the 3rd Virtual Lecture Series organised by the University of Lagos Mass Communication Class of […]

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UNILAG VC advocates policy adjustment for world-class varsity system

By Our Correspondent Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos has called for policy adjustments and payment of appropriate fees to enable Nigeria to run a world-class university system. Ogunsola made this suggestion while presenting the Third Virtual Lecture Series of the University of Lagos Mass Communication TOPAZ ’88 on Saturday. TheNewsZenith […]

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YabaTech receives TETFund’s N34m cancer treatment grant

By Abdulfatah Babatunde The Yaba College of Technology’s Research Team has received N34 million grant for cancer treatment from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). TheNewsZenith reports that TETFunde awarded the grant under its National Research Fund programme. The grant will enable the researchers to develop an artificial intelligence-based precision medicine solution for prostate cancer […]

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NBTE unbundles HND Mass Communication into 3

By Abdulfatah Babatunde The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has announced the unbundling of the Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication programme into three new specialised areas of study. The Executive Secretary of NBTE, Prof. Idris Bugaje, announced the unbundling in a letter addressed to the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) […]

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Fake Certificates: AAU disowns operators of satellite campuses

From Our Correspondent The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU), has dissociated itself from a report alleging existence of illegal satellite campuses operating in the name of the University. Management of the institution, therefore, described the report, credited to the National Universities Commission (NUC), as “quite disturbing”. AAU’s Head of Corporate Communications and Protocol, […]

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FG opens another NOUN campus in Lagos

By Our Correspondent The Federal Government, on Wednesday, inaugurated a new campus of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in Surulere, Ojuelegba area of Lagos. At the inauguration, the government renewed its commitment to make education more accessible to Nigerians. Minister of State for Education, Dr Yusuf Sununu, announced the pledge during inauguration of […]

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