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JAMB Fixes Cut Off Marks for Admission in Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed minimum cut off marks for Nigeria’s tertiary institutions, with minimum cut off marks for admissions into universities in Nigeria was set for 120, polytechnics and colleges of education pegged at 100, while that of innovative enterprising institutes was pegged at 110. The institutions

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ASUU Strike continues, as meeting with govt ends in deadlock

ANIETIE UDOBIT,Abuja   The strike action embarked by the Nigerian university lecturers continues, as the meeting between the Nigerian government and the lecturers ended without a resolution on Thursday. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, began a nationwide strike this week, over demands for improved funding of universities and welfare of lecturers. An

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Nobel Laureate Malala to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics in Oxford University

ANIETIE UDOBIT   The Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, has gained a place at Oxford University after getting her A-level results. Miss Yousafzai, who lives in Birmingham, confirmed the news in a tweet congratulating all students getting their results, Thursday. “So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students –

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University lecturers embark on indefinite nationwide strike

-Agency reports   The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite nationwide strike due to the Federal Government’s failure to fulfill the 2009 agreement made with the union. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of the union disclosed this at a news conference on Monday in Abuja. Ogunyemi said the decision

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