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Why Edo Tertiary Institutions’ Staffers Down Tools

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Students of Edo state-owned tertiary institutions such as Colleges of Education and Agriculture are in for a tough time as academic and non-academic staffers begin an indefinite strike action over poor welfare... - By Victor Osehobo

Academic activities in Edo State-owned tertiary educational institutions such as the Colleges of Education, Ekiadolor and Igueben, Colleges of Agriculture at Agenebode and Iguoriakhi became grounded last week Monday, following the failure of the state government to pay the non-academic and academic staffers 16 months salary arrears. 

Palaver Over Abia Poly Staff Salary Arrears

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Staff salary arrears in Abia State Polytechnic, Aba could aptly be qualified as “abiku,” the character who kept reincarnating in one of Wole Soyinka’s popular poems. In this piece, our Abia anchorman, Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu writes that the resolution of the crisis may not be in sight as the lecturers downed tools last week, insisting that they would not go back to the classroom unless the management sorts out its long standing internal problems, especially the payment of their salary arrears

For members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, Abia
State Polytechnic chapter, nothing would make them pick up their tools, which they laid down last week, unless the management sorts out its longstanding internal problems, especially the payment of their salary arrears.

Shocking: N65bn TETFUND Un-accessed

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The revelation that N65 billion of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND warehoused in various banks has not been accessed by tertiary institutions in the country,... By Jude Orji

The revelation that N65 billion of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND warehoused   in various banks has not been accessed by tertiary institutions in the country, is a shocking one in the all important sector plagued by lack of everything be it manpower or infrastructure such as teaching aides, equipped libraries, laboratory, hostels and lecture theaters among others. 

We Need Accountability and Ethical Values in Our Tertiary Institutions – Dr. Babayo

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he National Conference on Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Values in Tertiary Institutions for Sustainable Development was held from 20 to 21 May, at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja. - By Dapo Olaosebikan and Jude Orji

The National Conference on Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Values in Tertiary Institutions for Sustainable Development was held from 20 to 21 May, at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja.

Reviving the Dying Reading Culture in Nigeria

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Not a few are at ease with the downward slide of the reading culture amongst Nigerians. - By Rita Onuoha

It is often said that to every coin there is an opposite side, this aptly fits how the internet age is taking a toll on the reading culture around the world. The current low level of literacy, poor reading and comprehension competencies of learners have greatly contributed to the unimpressive quality of education in our institutions.

Education as Basis For National Development

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Stakeholders at the 20th edition of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group, NESG advocate all-inclusive efforts in positioning education to drive development in Nigeria. - By Kenneth Azahan

With the theme: “Transforming Education through Partnership for Global Competitiveness,” the 20th edition of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group, NESG, was converged in Abuja to amongst other things address the decline in education; a sector that is critical to economic development. Various stakeholders have identified Nigerian education sector as being in dire straits, and requires both public and private sector intervention, if the country is to fulfill its potential as not only a regional powerhouse, but as a global player.

Reasons For Influx Of Students Into Private Universities

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Nigerians have continued to abandon the government universities for their private and foreign counterparts because of so many reasons. What could be responsible for it? - By Rita Onuoha

Before the advent of private universities, parents prefer their children attending government universities because they were highly rated among the best in the world. The likes of University of Lagos; University of Benin; University of Ilorin; University of Ibadan; University of Ile-Ife, amongst others were rated as some of the best in the past because they churned out brilliant students.

Exam Malpractice: Principal Caught In The Act

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The recent sack of the principal of Senior Model College Igbogbo, Ikorodu, his vice and other senior teachers by the Lagos State government over their involvement in examination malpractice, has once again brought to fore the need to tackle the rot in our educational system. - By Wale Elegbede

Moving through the ranks in the civil service is quite an onerous task that involves time, diligence, hard work, a lot of sacrifice and discipline.
Perhaps for Mr. SO Amure, the principal of State Senior Model College Igbogbo, Ikorodu, a suburb of Lagos, who is on grade level 17, attained this position in the civil service without the last virtue of discipline. This might be responsible for his inglorious exit from the civil service after putting in many years of active service.

Long Wait For VC

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Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s delay in appointing a substantive VC has made Professor Cordelia Agbebaku’s two and a half year tenure as Acting Vice Chancellor of the State-owned university, a feat possibly for the Guinness Book of World Records. - By Victor Osehobo

The Acting Vice Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, AAU, Ekpoma, Professor Cordelia Agbebaku, was in the news recently. She advocated the enactment of specific laws that will compel governments at all levels to implement the national gender policy in order to ensure the protection of women’s rights and gender equality in Nigeria. 

We’ll Not Relent Until Proper Thing Is Done – Dr. Igwe

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The chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU Rivers State University of Science and Technology, RSUST Chapter, Dr. Felix Igwe, has said that the crisis in the university will persist until the imposition of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. B B Fakae is reversed. He stated this in an interview conducted by Kio Nimengoka and Philip Ezuma in Port Harcourt

In view of the lingering crisis in RSUST, what is the national body of ASUU doing, to resolve the impasse?
 

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