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The Federal Government only paid lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities for 18 working days in the month of October, The PUNCH has exclusively gathered. Lecturers and senior members of ASUU, who spoke to Punch correspondent under strict confidence noted that the government only paid half salaries. The PUNCH had […]

The Kwara State House of Assembly has called on State Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development to always ensure strict adherence to guidelines in establishing private Nursery and Primary Schools in the State This followed a Matter of General Public Importance raised by the lawmaker representing Kaiama-Kemanje-Wojibe Constituency, Abdullah DANBABA during today’s plenary Mr […]

The Governorship candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party in Kwara State, Professor Shuaib Oba Abdulraheem has vowed to reform the educational sector in the state if emerged governor in the 2023 polls. The former vice chancellor of the university said one of the biggest problems battling the state is catering for the increasing population […]

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest Zone has distanced itself from endorsing any presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections. The zone made this clarification on Thursday in a statement signed by the Coordinator of the zone, Emmanuel Adegboye, his deputy, John Alao and the Public Relations Officer, Opeoluwa Awoyinfa and made available […]

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational says it expects the Federal Government to start making arrangements for payment of salary arrears for the four months their industrial action lasted. NASU said since all parties within the University system have suspended their industrial actions, it behoves on government to start reviewing those hard stances it took […]

The Acting Provost of the Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin, Dr Jimoh Ahmed Ayinla, has assured students and guardians that the government is doing all within its capacity to ensure that academic activities resume within the shortest period of time. He also denied reports in some quarters that the issues that the issues that […]

The Bayo and Bunmi Babalola Foundation (BBBF), has again awarded scholarships to pupils and students in Omu-Aran, the headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. The founder of the foundation, Engineer Pastor Sunday Adebayo Babalola while delivering his speech during the event today, revealed that 558 pupils and students who benefited from this […]

The founder of African Broadband , owner of Royal Media group , Royal FM, Royal TV , Engineer Gbenga Adebayo has congratulated the Kwara state university , KWASU Malete over the commencement of MBBS Medicine and Surgery and twenty-four other undergraduate and postgraduate programmes by the KWASU. In a congratulatory message personality signed by engineer […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige on Thursday warned that the Federal Government will no longer tolerate strike that does not follow due process by any union, during this transition period of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Senator Ngige issued the warning, shortly after receiving an “Award of Excellence,” conferred on […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has again tackled the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige over the registration of two new academic unions in the Nigerian public university system. It is recalled that Ngige wrote to the NLC on Tuesday, urging the labour leaders to rescind its opposition to the registration of two […]

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