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JOS: St. Louis Callege graduates 80 students

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos St. Louis Girls College Principal, Sr. Ronda Enna, cutting Graduation Cake, flanked by graduating students. A number of eighty (80) students have been graduated by St. Louis College Jos, for the 2021 academic session. Principal of the college, Rev. Sr. Ronda Enna, while speaking at the occasion, said as

UNIMAID security storms girl hostels, arrests 38 students

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A viral video had gone round, showing how security personnel of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) cracked down and arrested 38 students of the institution, who protested over alleged “fees hike” and “bad living conditions” at the University. Angered by the university students, hundreds of them had on

PlaPoly Students Protest Postponement Of Semester Examinations

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Following the Plateau State Polytechnic Students, on Monday, who staged a protest over the postponement of their semester examinations by the school authorities, casualties have been recorded in the incident – leading to 7 students being hospitalized, who could not stand the teargas fire. The students’ protest was because

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

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