ASUU Strike – FEC Appoints Osinbajo As ‘Chief Negotiator’

[Guardian] The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has assigned Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to henceforth chair the concluding part of the ongoing negotiation between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

[Guardian] The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has assigned Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to henceforth chair the concluding part of the ongoing negotiation between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwanda Gets New Cabinet, Who Is In?

[New Times] The newly appointed Prime Minister, Dr Edouard Ngirente, Wednesday night announced a cabinet that featured a number of new ministers but also saw several others retain their dockets.

[New Times] The newly appointed Prime Minister, Dr Edouard Ngirente, Wednesday night announced a cabinet that featured a number of new ministers but also saw several others retain their dockets.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Trade Deficit Drops By 25 Percent

[New Times] Rwanda’s trade deficit significantly in the first six months of 2017 by over 25 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year, new data shows.

[New Times] Rwanda's trade deficit significantly in the first six months of 2017 by over 25 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year, new data shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Teams Chase Qualification in Kigali Ties

[Nation] Kenya’s national sitting volleyball team has intensified preparations ahead of the Para Volley Africa Championships scheduled for Kigali, Rwanda, from September 13 to 17.

[Nation] Kenya's national sitting volleyball team has intensified preparations ahead of the Para Volley Africa Championships scheduled for Kigali, Rwanda, from September 13 to 17.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

South-East Governors’ Bid to Stop Agitation for Biafra Fails

[Guardian] After four hours of a closed-door meeting yesterday at the Enugu Government House, the governors of the south-east zone could not convince the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to drop his agitation for Biaf…

[Guardian] After four hours of a closed-door meeting yesterday at the Enugu Government House, the governors of the south-east zone could not convince the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, to drop his agitation for Biafra Republic.

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Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans Arraigned, Pleads Guilty

[Guardian] After 82 days in detention, suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans has pleaded guilty on a two-count charge of conspiracy and kidnapping.

[Guardian] After 82 days in detention, suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans has pleaded guilty on a two-count charge of conspiracy and kidnapping.

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Osinbajo Takes Over FG’s Team in Talks With ASUU

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to lead the Federal Government’s team to negotiate with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to facilitate the resolution of some of the c…

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to lead the Federal Government's team to negotiate with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to facilitate the resolution of some of the contentious issues.

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JAMB Cut-Off Marks – a Policy Lost in Translation

[Guardian] The last couple of days have seen the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) receive a lot of flak from higher institutions – lecturers and students alike – over its now infamous 120 and 100 cut-off marks for universities and polyte…

[Guardian] The last couple of days have seen the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) receive a lot of flak from higher institutions - lecturers and students alike - over its now infamous 120 and 100 cut-off marks for universities and polytechnics/colleges of education, respectively. Head, Education Desk, Iyabo Lawal, reports that there is a communication gap between JAMB and the higher institutions

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