Tag Archives: Education

EDUCATION: OAU Releases Final Dates For Post UTME Online Test

  “Candidates should note that registration for this exercise closes midnight Thursday 4th March, 2021”. Pegasus Report Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State has released the final date for the conduct of its Post-UTME online test for students who took the University as the first choice in the last Joint Admission Matriculations Board tests.  A statement issued by the Public ...

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Myth: What Is Black About Black Friday?

  The 1980s brought the mythology of Black Friday as we know it today. While the phrases in black and in the red are used in the business world to describe profits and losses, this explanation for one of the busiest shopping days of the year only came about in the 1980s Pegasus Report After Thanksgiving meals come Black Friday ...

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Education : Kwara Sacks 2,414 Teachers

  “More will be engaged in the new year but the process will be very clean and devoid of cheap politics that we saw the last time,  (and) they (the new recruits) will be more than 2000 but I don’t have the exact figure.” Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has laid off not less than 2,414 teachers recruited into the Kwara State ...

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ASUU Suspends 9-Months old Strike

  The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has finally suspended its 9-month old industrial action at a press conference held Wednesday morning in Abuja. The union announced the suspension in a statement by Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, who led other National Executive Committee of the union to the event where he made the announcement. He explained that the suspension takes ...

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University Lockdown: ‘Why The Strike Has Not Been Suspended” – ASUU Chief

  The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has again given reasons why the strike it began nine months ago has not been suspended, according to agency report. Speaking on Wednesday, the President of ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, gave conditions that must be satisfied before calling off strike. The body said that it has become very necessary to make a ...

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No Bullshitting! Commonly Misused English Words & Phrases;  The Word & Concept Called “Ritual” – By Harry Agina

  Very commonly, when people hear the noun RITUAL, or it’s adjective, RITUALIST, the first connotation that jumps to mind is NEGATIVE; a killer, to be specific. Any person that is called a “ritualist” (especially in Africa), is commonly seen as a killer that offers human beings to the devil to make money. Here is a shocker for the persons ...

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LAMENTATIONS: Challenges of Graduate Courses and Thesis Defence in Nigerian Universities

On a Whatsapp research finding, Subscribers were ask to share their experiences in doing graduate courses in Nigerian Universities. In submissions that were utterly shocking, Pegasus Reporters bring to you, below what many of these graduands went through in the hand of some predatory lectures. Pegasus Reporters hopes that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the Nigerian Universities Commission, ...

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ASUU STRIKE: JAMB Registrar, Prof. Oloyede Speaks on IPPIS, University System

Earlier, you acknowledged stable academic calendar this year, as there has been no strike. But one is brewing already with the FG/ASUU face off over the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). As somebody who has vast experience in the university administration, in what way are you advising the government to handle this matter? Frankly speaking, my response to ...

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ASUU STRIKE: Insincere Government and the Public that Refused to be schooled – Abdelghaffar Amoka

What interest me about our people is the fact that it is so easy for us to take side with our oppressors depending on where our loyalty lies at that moment. They asked why ASUU is on strike but never asked why education is never a priority of the government and why the government refused to honour an agreement they ...

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