Building blocks for new Nigeria already available – Dike Chukwumerije

Dike Chukwumerije is a famed poet and writer who uses the stage to present his art in spoken words. Being one of Nigeria’s prolific performance poets, his public remarks and poems have inspired discussions about nationalism and identity across the nation. He speaks with Guardian Life about life and work. Kindly tell us about yourself […]

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Email address now compulsory for UTME registration —JAMB

Students writing the UTME The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced that provision of email addresses is now compulsory for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination registration beginning from Tuesday, January 31, 2023. The admissions board made this known in a statement released on Monday by its Head, Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, […]

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JABU implores staff to explore opportunities in research, grants

The Vice Chancellor (VC) of Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State, Professor Olasebikan Alade, has urged members of the staff of the institution to seize the opportunities that are inherent in winning grants. According to Alade, exploring such a window will enormously improve the quality of research work and as well place the […]

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Surge in private varsities’ enrolment, effect of ASUU’s strikes, says Elizade’s VC

The Vice Chancellor (VC) of Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Prof. Olukayode Amund, at the weekend, said the sudden surge in the number of students seeking admission into private universities was due to the incessant and prolonged strikes by members of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). According to him, private universities will soon take […]

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Cry for me

By Victor Emmanuel Uwah Cry for me while I am yet on earth, Before I depart from it in death, That the Lord may perchance for your sake My earthly sojourn rewarding make. Cry, and the Lord may possibly hear, That naught will I hold on earth so dear Which may entangle my soul therein […]

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Registration of CONUA, NAMBA can’t guarantee end to strike in varsities, experts warn

The registration of Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA) and National Association of Medical and Dental Academics (NAMDA) has unsettled the labour movement. While the consistent locking of the gates of federal universities looks unsavoury, the registration of CONUA and NAMDA is seen within the labour community as unwelcome. The President of the Non-Academic Staff […]

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35,758 graduates as ABU holds convocation Jan 28

Ahmadu Bello University will present a total of 35,758 graduands for the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 sessions for conferment of first degrees, postgraduate diplomas and higher degrees at its 42nd Diamond Jubilee Convocation billed to hold on Saturday, 28th January, 2023. According to a statement by the institution’s Registrar, Malam Rabiu Samaila, the graduate comprises 8,842 […]

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New dawn in university administration as ASUU rival union, CONUA, NAMDA get certificate of registration

May get unpaid salaries The Federal Government may have succeeded in breaking the ranks of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as it presented certificates of recognition to the Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA) and the National Association of Medical and Dental Academics (NAMDA). Presenting the certificate in Abuja on Tuesday, January 17, […]

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An Abuja poolside sit- out with Niyi Osundare

Olusunle, Osundare and Nyitse By Tunde Olusunle Typical of the extremely organised personality that he is, the multiple award-winning poet, Niyi Osundare, had already “served notice” of his imminent visit to Nigeria, weeks before he came. He had been invited by the organisers of the “Nigerian National Order of Merit,” (NNOM), to deliver a lecture […]

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