Tag Archives: Education

Video Report: An Instance Of Chronic Decay In Educational Infrastructure In Edo State

OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR | SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 The Holy Aruosa Primary school is as old as Western education in ancient Benin City. However, with the turn of events and government neglect by whichever administration between Comrade Oshiomhole and the incumbent administration of Godwin Obaseki, Edo people are wondering why pupils of the school are forced to learn under this difficult ...

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Tit-Bits. English Words From The Pharaohs

  “Instead of little Suz on a Frosted Flakes commercial, think of an exotic flower floating along the Nile next to, oh, King Tut in his pleasure boat” OYAKHAMOH Y. CARL-ABU’BAKAR | SEPTEMBER 4, 2021 Most people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually ...

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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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