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University of Jos Management assures of “safety measures” on Campus

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Management of the University of Jos has assured that all measures have been taken to safeguard the lives and property of members of the University Community, especially staffs and students. Towards this end, it has scheduled the re-opening of the school on the 30th of August, 221. It assured that, security has been

NUT kicks against plans for another teachers’ competency test in Kaduna

…Says, “22,000 sacked for alleged ‘failure’ in 2017.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kaduna Teachers’ Union body has vowed to resist any attempt by government to organize another competency test for teachers in public primary schools in the state. Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna State wing, made the assertion in a communiqué issued at the end an emergency

“Karl Kumm University” kicks-off in Plateau State

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos JOS – The management of one of the newly-approved private universities in Nigeria, Karl Kumm University (KKU), Vom, in Plateau State, has expressed “deep appreciation” to the State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, for his support to the realization of the dream of the university. The Management Team, led by the Chairman,

Tuition Fees Hike: We’re deeply disappointed in Kaduna Dep. Gov – Indigene Students

…Poised for a protest rally. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kaduna State indigent students have expressed “deepest disappointment” in the State’s Deputy Governor, Mrs Hadiza Balarabe, over her alleged attendances concerning the hike in tuition fees in all the State-owned higher institutions by the government. The students’ wing of Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) made the assertion in a statement issued

Kaduna State Varsity shuts down academic activities indefinitely

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kaduna State University (KASU) has indefinitely shut down academic activities for undergraduate students. This was announced in a statement issued Tuesday and signed by Registrar of the University, Mr Samuel S. Manshop. Although, no reason was advanced for the shutting down of the academic activities, our correspondent gathered that the university students had threatened for

Kaduna State Varsity officials Debunk Shutting down School

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The management of Kaduna State University (KASU) has denied media reports, especially social media, of the alleged shutting down of the institution. Some students of the varsity reportedly gathered to stage a protest in the early hours of Monday over refusal of the state government to heed to appeals to revert the 500 percent increase

Kaduna: NOK University rolls out admission with 15 courses – Official

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State has rolled out 2020/2021 academic session with 15 science-oriented courses to equip prospective graduates with requisite skills needed for national development. A statement released by spokesman for the university, Mr Adamu Marshal, on Monday indicated that the National Universities Commission (NUC) approved the commencement of academic activities in the

Plateau establishes Federal Polytechnic in Shendam LGC

…State Government to give “maximum support” to school. by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Following the newly establishment of a Federal Polytechnic in Shendam local government area, the State Governor, Simon Lalong, has assured the school’s Management Team of the State Government’s “every needed support” for success of the school. The governor gave the assurance when he received the Rector of

Why 75% students may drop out of Kaduna Varsity – ASSU

…Decries school fees rising to over 500%. by Achadui Gabriel, Kaduna The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) Chapter, has alarmed that, 75 percent of the university’s students may drop out of school due to the monumental increase in tuition fees. The KASU chairman, Dr Peter Adamu, who confirmed the report, said in a statement

Tertiary Institutions unions threaten Kaduna State with strike action over 12 years’ unsettled issues

...65-year Retirement Age for academic staff is one of issues. by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna The Joint Unions of Tertiary Institutions of Kaduna State (JUTIKS) on Wednesday threatened industrial action over about 12-year “unsettled issues” with the Kaduna State Government. Chairman of the joint unions, Noah Danlami, who announced the threat in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna, is

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