Why FG approved new Retirement Age for Teachers

Why FG approved new Retirement Age for Teachers

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, today approved a bill extending the retirement age for teachers in Nigeria from 60 years to 65 years. FEC presided by President Muhammadu Buhari, approved the bill; Harmonized Retirement Age for Teachers Bill, 2021 and sent to the National Assembly for its consideration and approval. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made this known to State House correspondents after the meeting. The retirement age of teachers will move from 60 years…

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Ondo Lawmaker may be in trouble at Nigerian Law School

Ondo Lawmaker may be in trouble at Nigerian Law School

The Integrity Group which is a leading advocacy group has written to the Director General, Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja to complain against the reckless abandon of Legislative Duties by Honourable Ogundeji Iroju of Ondo State House of Assembly, currently representing Odigbo 1 Constituency, as he may lose his studentship if the petition against him succeeds. The failure of a former Deputy Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly to perform his duties has generated…

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FUTA reacts to killing of Deputy Registrar by herdsmen on Akure-Ilesa road

FUTA reacts to killing of Deputy Registrar by herdsmen on Akure-Ilesa road

PRESS STATEMENT: FUTA CONDEMNS KILLING OF ITS DEPUTY REGISTRAR The Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, with deep regret and pain, announces the demise of one of its Deputy Registrars, Dr Amos Arijesuyo, Head, Guidance & Counseling Unit, Students Affairs Division, who died on Saturday January 16, 2021. Dr. Arijesuyo died of injuries from the gunshots wound he suffered when his private vehicle was attacked along the Ilesa-Akure Road in the evening of Saturday January…

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FedPoly, Ileoluji resumes January 18

FedPoly, Ileoluji resumes January 18

THE FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, ILE-OLUJI,ONDO STATE PRESS RELEASE Resumption Of Academic Activities For Second Semester Of 2019/2020 Academic Session. This is to bring to the immediate awareness of the entire Polytechnic Community, particularly ALL Staff and Students that,the Federal Polytechnic, Ile-Oluji will resume for normal academic activities in continuation of its Second Semester of the on-going 2019/2020 Academic Session on Monday,18th January, 2021. This decision was taken by the Management of the Institution having put in…

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Alleged Fraud: Why we’re not jittery —RUGIPO Management

Alleged Fraud: Why we’re not jittery —RUGIPO Management

RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC OWO- PRESS RELEASE The attention of Management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic,owo has been drawn to a malicious on line report tagged “Rugipo Mgt jittery as fraudulent acts may soon be exposed” purportedly written by an anonymous chief Lecturer. Ordinarily, the write- up should not have attracted a response but for the attention of the public on the true position of things in the institution, it becomes necessary to address some issues raised…

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Alleged Fraudulent Act hits Ondo Poly, as Group Uncovers Plot to Smear Image of RUGIPO Rector

Alleged Fraudulent Act hits Ondo Poly, as Group Uncovers Plot to Smear Image of RUGIPO Rector

By: Oluwatosin Adesola A group has kicked even as the management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo state has been alleged of jittery of being exposed to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as a result of the death of his Chief of Protocol Barrister Tosin Ogunbodede. A source who is a Chief Lecturer, (who pleaded anonymity for fear of being humiliated ) disclosed that, the Registrar Alhaji Atiku Sule has been apprehensive since the death of the…

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Reopening of universities hangs in balance as FUTA SSANU, NASU begin 3-days protest

Reopening of universities hangs in balance as FUTA SSANU, NASU begin 3-days protest

By: Ade Adeleke The hope of reopening the Nation’s Universities may be under may not be materialised afterall and still hanging in the balance, as the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) chapters of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) today joined a 3-day nationwide protest declared by their national bodies. The two non-teaching staff unions of public universities had after a meeting of their National Joint…

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Further closure of Schools dangerous for children’s future —UNICEF

Further closure of Schools dangerous for children’s future —UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Education Fund, UNICEF, has declared that continuous closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic will impact negatively on the development, safety and wellbeing of children globally, noting that schools are not drivers of the viral disease. UNICEF also warned that the effects of closing school for another year will be felt for generations to come. The agency in a statement on Tuesday maintained that despite overwhelming evidence that schools were…

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Education Minister misquoted, as FG clarifies Jan. 18 schools’ resumption

Education Minister misquoted, as FG clarifies Jan. 18 schools’ resumption

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said schools in the country will resume on January 18, until the Ministry of Education announces further directive. PTF National Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu, stated this while featuring on TVC yesterday. Just on Monday, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said the Federal Government would review the January 18 date which was fixed for resumption of schools across Nigeria. However, Aliyu clarified that Adamu did not say…

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Ondo Varsity announces new resumption date with conditions

Ondo Varsity announces new resumption date with conditions

ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE, NIGERIA. CIRCULAR TO ALL STUDENTS: STUDENTS RESUMPTION FOR THE CONTINUATION OF THE FIRST SEMESTER 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION Senate at its Emergency Meeting held on Tuesday 12th January, 2021 discussed the Students resumption for the continuation of the First Semester of the 2019/2020 Academic Session. Senate in the course of deliberation observed: That the Examination for the First Semester of the 2019/2020 Academic Session ought to have commenced on the…

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COVID-19: FUTA releases resumption date

COVID-19: FUTA releases resumption date

FUTA RESUMES ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES ON MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2021 The Senate of the Federal University of Technology Akure, at its meeting of Friday, January 8,2021, has given approval for the resumption of academic activities from Monday January 18, 2021. By this notice ,students are expected back on campus on Monday January 18,2021. Students should not return to campus, under any guise, before the date of resumption. And in view of the current Covid-19 pandemic all…

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COVID-19: It’s dangerous to reopen Nigerian Universities now

COVID-19: It’s dangerous to reopen Nigerian Universities now

Branches of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday assessed COVID-19 protocols in the universities and said the institutions were not ready for safe reopening. The chapters of the union, in separate interviews with The PUNCH, commented on the directive of the National Universities Commission that universities could resume on January 18, but must adhere to COVID-19 protocols in hostels and lecture halls. ASUU said although its members were ready to start work, government…

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How 7 sim cards can be linked to one NIN —Minister

How 7 sim cards can be linked to one NIN —Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said that up to seven SIM cards can be linked to one National Identification Number (NIN) on the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Mobile App launched recently. Pantami stated this while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Friday. According to him, the ministry and NIMC are working on transforming the NIN enrolment process and the subsequent linkage to SIM cards as required by the…

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Reaction as Akeredolu prolongs Prof Ige’s tenure as AAUA Acting VC

Reaction as Akeredolu prolongs Prof Ige’s tenure as AAUA Acting VC

Reaction, as Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, today extended the tenure of Prof. Olugbenga E. Ige, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin Univeristy, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Oluwasegun Ajiboye, in statement, said the extension follows the expiration of Prof Ige’s second six-month tenure as Acting Vice Chancellor. Ajiboye on behalf of the state government, felicitated Professor Ige on this extension of another six months which…

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2021: Ondo State shall rise like Edifice —Ajipe’s Klick Konnect

2021: Ondo State shall rise like Edifice —Ajipe’s Klick Konnect

Happy New Year, Ondo State. Rise like an edifice. (A new year message from Klick Konnect Networks) 2020 was a year we’re glad to see the end of! It shook the greatest individuals, corporations and organizations, forcing the new normal upon us. Our beloved Ondo State was not left out. Revenues plummeted, as the peace we’re renowned for, was also, almost stolen from us! One of the good things 2020 presented was the political consciousness…

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Barrister Femi Emodamori publishes 2020 personal incomes, gives reasons

Barrister Femi Emodamori publishes 2020 personal incomes, gives reasons

Here for public consumption is the summary of personal monthly incomes of Barrister Femi Emmanuel Emodamori for year 2020. According to him, it is a voluntary practice for him to publicly published his yearly incomes on monthly basis. Emodamori noted that the action was not meant to impress anybody. Read the full details of the incomes below; Above is the full details of the 2020 summary of incomes of Barrister Femi Emmanuel Emodamori.

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AAUA appoints five Profs, eight Readers

AAUA appoints five Profs, eight Readers

AAUA Appoints Five Professors, Eight Readers The Governing Council of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), at its 74th Regular Meeting on Friday, December 18, 2020, ratified the elevation of thirteen academic staff to the positions of Professor and Reader. The academic staff are from the faculties of Arts, Education, Science and Management Sciences. The ratification followed the consideration of the reports of the Appointment and Promotion Board which was presented to the Governing Council by…

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How AAUA graduate was assassinated at Akure popular Hotel

How AAUA graduate was assassinated at Akure popular Hotel

It was a black yuletide for his family and friends as a 40 Year old Alumnus of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), Babatunde Adeluka Olubasa has been shot dead at a popular hotel inside Ijapo Housing Estate in Akure, the Ondo state capital. He was shot dead inside the hotel premises where he lodged on Saturday. It was gathered that Babatunde was trailed to the hotel by three armed men after attending a function…

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‘Christ’s School old students’ 2000 set’ reunites, meets ex-Principal

‘Christ’s School old students’ 2000 set’ reunites, meets ex-Principal

One of the purpose of reunion was achieved in Ado Ekiti on Saturday as old students of Christ’s school met the principal who graduated them. The development was just lime an home movie as both students and the principal recounted their experiences while in the school. Addressing the students, the principal who is now a former Commissioner for Education in Ekiti State, Mr. Kehinde Ojo charged the old boys and girls to be men and…

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Over 150 pensioners died in Ekiti over unpaid entitlements

Over 150 pensioners died in Ekiti over unpaid entitlements

Pensioners who were in the service of Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology formerly known as College Of Education, Ikere Ekiti for the past 27 years have cried out over unpaid entitlements, saying many of their members; about 150 have already died over the matter as they were unable to take care of themselves health wise. In a statement made public by Mr. F O Ogunbayo on behalf of the retirees with the…

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