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Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana Lead Africa Movie Academy Awards Nominations!

Motion picture practitioners from Nigeria, South Africa and Ghana are leading the pack in the race to win the coveted prizes at the 2014 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards 2014 scheduled to take place at the oil-rich state of Bayelsa in Nigeria in the next couple of weeks. The nominations into the 27 … Continue reading

Airtel Leapfrogs Glo To Become Nigeria’s Second Largest Mobile Operator

According to fresh data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Airtel experienced a rise from 24,847,567 subscribers, last December, to 26,194,336 in February. That is 21% of the Nigerian Mobile Operator market share, making Airtel the second largest network ahead of Globacom, which experienced a 6% drop from 25,933,867 to 24,490,650 subscribers since December. … Continue reading

Obafemi Awolowo University to Host Education Network 2014 Conference

The Education Network (EduNet) Conference was created in 2010 to serve as a platform for Universities, Government and key players in the Technology Ecosystem to network, share knowledge and ideas, focused at exploring the impact and use of ICT in the country’s University Community. Now in its 4th iteration, this year’s edition will be hosted … Continue reading

OOU,OGUN VARSITY PULLS OUT OF #ASUU STRIKE,RESUMES 9TH DEC

Following the directives from the federal government that all striking lecturers of public universities in the country resume to the classrooms on or before 9/12/13, This inclusive all state universities in the country. Hence the management of Olabisi Onabanjo University has decided to commence all normal school activities, to this effect all registrations for the … Continue reading

#BREAKING NEWS: NELSON MANDELA IS FINALLY DEAD,AGED 95

SOUTH Africa’s apartheid leader and First Black President,Nelson Mandela(Madiba) has finally given up the ghost after several years of struggling with a cold infection he allegedly caught while in prison after seven months on life support,he was aged 95. South African President,Jacob Zuma confirmed the news in a world press conference this evening. Details later

#ASUUSTRIKE UPDATE: FG CONFIRMS PAYMENT OF N200 BILLION #EDUCATION DEVT FUND INTO CBN

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe has confirmed that the N200 billion demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been paid. The money was paid into an account with the CBN and is meant for renewal of infrastructure facilities in public universities in the country, Okupe explained. The … Continue reading

BON Bans 2Face,D’Banj(@iamdbanj),Banky(@bankyw),Olamide(@olamide_ybnl) Music

The Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON, and the Independent Broadcasting Association of Nigeria, IBAN, have stopped airing  musical productions belonging to Chief Ebenezer Obey, 2Face Idibia, Onyeka Onwenu, Banky W and thousands of other members of the Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON. In a statement jointly signed by Sonny Adun and Guy Murray Bruce, IBAN … Continue reading

#ASUUSTRIKE:FG HAS BRIBED SOME OF OUR MEMBERS TO BREAK THE STRIKE-#ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Federal Government of taking money round campuses to influence some lecturers to abandon the 155-day long strike embarked upon by the union. Appearing on a TV programme, Mr. Karo Ogbinaka, the Chairman of the University of Lagos chapter of ASUU, said the union was aware … Continue reading

#ASUUSTRIKE: ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY,AAUA RESUMES LECTURES,DEFIES #ASUU

The Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko [AAUA] in Ondo State, yesterday partially commenced lectures as majority of the students have resumed for their second semester. Our correspondent who visited the campus has reported that some departments have commenced teaching already. It was learnt that the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Femi Mimiko personally monitored the classes to ensure that … Continue reading

#ASUUSTRIKE:FUTO SENATE SACKS ALL ACADEMIC STAFF,TO RECRUIT NEW LECTURERS

Following the orders by the Federal Government, urging all universities to re-open, the Senate of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) Tuesday sacked all academic staff with immediate effect. The Federal Government had through the Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike had vow to sack any lecturer who fails to return to class within … Continue reading

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