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Yvonne Nelson Is Now A Master’s Degree Holder In International Relations And Diplomacy

Ghanaian star, Yvonne Nelson is more than a triple threat. Not only is she a coveted actress and film producer, but also a serial entrepreneur (all round businesswoman, what else?) model and now master’s degree holder. In case you missed it, Nelson, who is celebrating her 35th birthday today, bagged a new qualification after recently completing her masters degree program in International Relations…

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ICYMI: Kaffy Bags Honorary Doctorate Degree From Benin Republic University

Congratulations are in order for Popular Nigerian dancer, Kaffy who just added another impressive feat under her long list of achievements. According to Kaffy, Escae Benin University on Tuesday decorated her with Honorary Doctorate in recognition as a ‘pioneer in the business of dance in Africa’. The dance instructor — real name Kafayat Shafau-Ameh — shared the exciting news on her…

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Update: FG Agrees To Disburse ASUU N30bn Earned Allowance, Others

The federal government has reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a Thursday meeting convened to end the seven-month strike declared by the union. According to Punch, government team led by Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, his minister of state, Festus Keyamo (SAN), and others have release N30bn earned academic allowance to the university…

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Good News As Lagos Promises To Pay Tertiary Institutions Minimum Wage In October

Following the staged protests by academic/non-staff unions on Monday, the Lagos state government has promised to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions with effect from October. According to Punch, all the executive of the unions met with the Lagos State Government Tuesday while resulted in Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu pledging to commence payment of the new…

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Students, Vice Chancellor Locked Out Of Lagos University As ASUU Protests Resumption

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) on Monday prevented the resumption of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage. According to Punch, four staff unions including the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the National Association of Academic Technologists locked out the…

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University Of Ibadan, LASU Top Best Universities In Nigeria,Times Higher Education Reports

The Times Higher Education (THE), which ranks universities across the world, has released its annual World University Ranking and six Nigerian universities are on the list. According to THE, all the universities are ranked using five indicators (teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income) before the results are publishes for global perusing and arguments. In…

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COVID-19: Lagos State To Reopen Tertiary Institutions On September 14

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the lockdown placed on tertiary institutions, ordering them to be reopened from Monday, September 14. Disclosing this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29, Sanwo-Olu also announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from…

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NiDCOM Warns Nigerian Students Against Studying In Northern Cyprus

Nigeria has warned its citizens against travelling or applying to study in Northern Cyprus universities over the incessant and mysterious killing of blacks. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, gave the warning on Monday when she received in her office a delegation led by Justice Amina Bello, mother of a Nigerian student, Ibrahim…

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“Single Moms Do It Too” — Tayo Odueke’s Daughter Naomi Celebrates University Graduation

Popular Nollywood actress, Tayo Odueke, widely known as Sikirat Sindodo is one proud mom as her daughter Naomi recently became a graduate! Taking to her Instagram page, Naomi, who is also a private Chef expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the movie star for being supportive from day to and reaffirm her love for her, concluding that…

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ASUU Condemns Sexual Harassment Bill, Says It’s “Targeted At Male Lecturers”

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has condemned the sexual harassment and rape bill recently passed by the Nigerian Senate, alleging that it is targeted at lecturers. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of ASUU while speaking at a Town Hall meeting with critical stakeholders in Jos on Monday, July 13, said the bill which is…

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