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    Uneasy calm trails Ondo varsity

    UNEASY calm presently pervades the 17 year old Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, owned by the Ondo State Government. In the last one month, all has not been well with the institution following a disagreement among the university management, students and the Akungba community, which hosts the institution. Named after the former governor of the state, Chief Adekunle Ajasin, the institution has been enmeshed in avoidable crisis in the last one month.

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    *IBBU Instant pounded yam flour; *Egg powder; We employed the technology of foam-mat drying to dehydrate freshly purchased eggs

    Egg powder, Instant pounded yam flour from IBBU

    “Egg powder is a highly dehydrated egg. They may be produced by various methods such as spray drying, vacuum drying, or freeze-drying. We employed the technology of foam-mat drying to dehydrate freshly purchased eggs. The eggs were washed, left to dry at room temperature, weighed and then cracked with a kitchen knife. Dehydrated samples were scrapped off the aluminium trays and grinded with a grinder (Corona) to obtain fine particle sizes.

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    Mrs Christ Harry (3rd right ) cutting the tape to inaugurate the school desks and chairs donated to Community Secondary School, Opolo, Yenagoa, by Dr. Olivia Ayozie (2nd right), while Chief Mathias Banogo, 4th right, School Principal looks on.

    Investment in higher education’ll stem brain drain- Experts

    A GROUP of education experts, consisting of Professors Olusola Oyewole, President, Association of African Universities, Ghana; Xie Tao, Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean, School of English and International Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China; and Jo Beall, Director, Education and Society, British Council, has called for the improvement investments in higher education institutions to help stem brain drain being experienced in some countries.

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    ICAN commits to building capacity

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has reiterated its commitment to building capacity to enhance staff skill to enable them compete favourably. Also, the institute observed its 2016 Staff Long Service Award and Presentation Ceremony in recognition of hard work and commitment to service over the last 10 to 35 years, just as two Deputy Registrars disengaged after expiration of their tenures.

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    BUK taking local content to a different level

    It is said that you use what you have to get what you need. Researchers at Bayero University Kano (BUK), practically demonstrated this at the 6th edition of the National Universities Research and Development Fair (NURESDEF) held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. In this chat with Vanguard Learning, the leader of the team, Dr Abdullahi Adamu of the Dept of Mechanical Engineering, spoke on some of their innovations. Excerpts:

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    French Village unveils own anthem

    THE Nigeria French Language Village, (Inter-University Centre for French Studies) Ajara, Badagry has adopted its own anthem. The anthem of the 25 years old institution was formerly unveiled recently by the Director/CEO Prof. Raufu Adebisi. The guest speaker at the occasion was Dr. Ambrose Olutayo Somide of the DAAR Communications. Music consultants for the French Village Anthem were Mr. Bode Atere former Music Instructor, Nigerian Navy School of Music and Rev. Ekpenyong Bassey of Karis Music Ministries.

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    Key into Buhari’s diversification agenda —FUOYE VC

    As the revenue profile of the nation continues to nose dive, Universities across the Country have been called upon to devise a means of shoring up their internally generated revenue and employment generations to complement the agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof Kayode Soremekun, made the statement in Oye Ekiti over the weekend while inaugurating a 7-man committee for the establishment of the Faculty of Pharmacy in the University.

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