Sunday, 22 January 2017

Change The Name Of Our School, Poly Students Beg Governor

Students of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro have appealed to the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa to rename the Institution.
The National Union of Isoko Students (NUIS), who made the appeal trough its new President, Comrade Innocent Jabin, urged the governor to rename the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, after the late Second Republic senator and South-South leader, Senator Francis Okpozo.

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Oyo State Board Of Internal Revenue Massive Job Recruitment 2017

​The Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue is a State Revenue Agency that derives its existence from the Personal Income Tax Act Law of the Federation 2004, which stipulates the establishment of the “The Board of Internal Revenue” by all the States of the Federation.

In keeping with the mandate for the OYIRS, the Oyo State Government is seeking individuals with common dedication who are high-achieving, highly dynamic and innovative with proven target driven orientation to fill the following positions below in the newly established OYIRS:

1.) Executive Chairman, Board of Internal Revenue

2.) Director (Tax Operation)

3.) Director (Tax Audit/Investigation)

4.) Director (Policy, Research and Communication)

5.) Director (Finance and Administration)

6.) Director (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

7.) Deputy Director (Tax Operation)

8.) Deputy Director (Tax Audit/Investigation)

9.) Deputy Director (Policy, Research and Communication)

10.) Deputy Director (Finance and Administration)

11.) Deputy Director (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

12.) Assistant Director (Tax Operation)

13.) Assistant Director (Tax Audit/Investigation)

14.) Assistant Director (Policy, Research and Communication)

15.) Assistant Director (Finance and Administration)

16.) Assistant Director (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

17.) Revenue Manager (Tax Operation)

18.) Revenue Manager (Tax Audit/Investigation)

19.) Revenue Manager (Policy, Research and Communication)

20.) Revenue Manager (Finance and Administration)

21.) Revenue Manager (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

22.) Deputy Revenue Manager (Tax Operation)

23.) Deputy Revenue Manager (Tax Audit/Investigation)

24.) Deputy Revenue Manager (Policy, Research and Communication)

25.) Deputy Revenue Manager (Finance and Administration)

26.) Deputy Revenue Manager (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

27.) Assistant Revenue Manager (Tax Operation)

28.) Assistant Revenue Manager (Tax Audit/Investigation)

29.) Assistant Revenue Manager (Policy, Research and Communication)

30.) Assistant Revenue Manager (Finance and Administration)

31.) Assistant Revenue Manager (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

32.) Revenue Officer (Tax Operation)

33.) Revenue Officer (Tax Audit/Investigation)

34.) Revenue Officer (Policy, Research and Communication)

35.) Revenue Officer (Finance and Administration)

36.) Revenue Officer (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

37.) Assistant Revenue Officer (Tax Operation)

38.) Assistant Revenue Officer (Tax Audit/Investigation)

39.) Assistant Revenue Officer (Policy, Research and Communication)

40.) Assistant Revenue Officer (Finance and Administration)

41.) Assistant Revenue Officer (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

42.) Senior Revenue Supervisor (Tax Operation)

43.) Senior Revenue Supervisor (Tax Audit/Investigation)

44.) Senior Revenue Supervisor (Policy, Research and Communication)

45.) Senior Revenue Supervisor (Finance and Administration)

46.) Senior Revenue Supervisor (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

47.) Revenue Supervisor (Tax Operation)

48.) Revenue Supervisor (Tax Audit/Investigation)

49.) Revenue Supervisor (Policy, Research and Communication)

50.) Revenue Supervisor (Finance and Administration)

51.) Revenue Supervisor (Legal Services and Board Secretary)

52.) Manager, Corporate Affairs Unit

53.) Manager, Internal Audit Unit

54.) Manager, Information Technology Unit

Basic Requirement:

- A Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Law, Economics, Banking & Finance, Statistics, or other relevant discipline in the quantitative field Or

- A Higher National Diploma in Accounting, Economics, Banking & Finance, Statistics, or other relevant discipline in the quantitative field.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit copies of their CV’s, along with a cover letter to: and stating the position applied for in CAPITAL letters in the subject of the email.

Application Closing Date

31st January, 2017.
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ASUU Bans 'Stubborn' Unilorin From Academic and Non-Academic Activities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has banned Unilorin from academic and non-academic activities, directing its members nationwide to boycott activities at the varsity.
ASUU Bans 'Stubborn' Unilorin From Academic and Non-Academic Activities
ASUU wielded the big stick following what it called University of Ilorin administration persistent acts of lawless, arbitrariness, violation of human and trade union rights and persecution of loyal members.

Also, University of Ilorin academic staff will also not be allowed to carry out any academic activity at any public universities in Nigeria.

ASUU noted that despite efforts at resolving the crisis in the institution, the university management and its sponsored groups were fuelling the crisis while alleging that it forcefully deduct check-off dues without remitting it to the national body.

“Despite all intervention efforts by the Academic Staff Union of Universities since 2001, the University of Ilorin administration has persisted in acts of lawlessness, arbitrariness, violation of human and trade union rights, and persecution of loyal members," Chairman of ASUU, University of Ibadan chapter, Deji Omole said.

ASUU NEC resolved to impose sanctions on the groups and university administration, noting that for the duration of the sanctions, academic Staff of the University of Ilorin would no longer enjoy the cooperation, collaboration or participation of academics of other Nigerian public Universities, in the following areas of academic and related activities at all levels.

These included teaching, research and supervision of students; setting, moderation or assessment of examinations; external assessment for professorial for professorial cadre appointments or promotions; sabbatical, visiting, part-time and adjunct appointments, accreditation of institutions, colleges and programmes and courses, collaborative research, peer review of journal articles and patronage of journals; attendance of conferences, workshops, seminars and other related activities;

The union had also directed members to boycott all UniIlorin based journals, quarterly and newsletters, while articles from academic staff of the University of Ilorin shall not be accepted by journals for peer review and or publication in other Nigerian Universities.
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PHOTOS: First Female Professor of Mathematics from the North West honored by Sultan of Sokoto

Prof Aishatu Abubakar, the first female professor of mathematics from the North Western region of Nigeria, Friday received an achievement award from the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'adu Abubakar. Another photo after the cut...

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FG Begins Health Insurance for NYSC Corps Members

The federal government of Nigeria has commenced the process of ensuring that all serving NYSC corps members are enrolled in the National Health Insurance Scheme.
Ifedolapo Oladepo: FG Begins Health Insurance for NYSC Corps Members
NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf, announced this in a meeting with NYSC DG Brig-General Suleiman Kazaure on Friday.

He said President Muhammadu Buhari had "requested the Ministry of Health to forward a memo to be presented to the Federal Executive Council on how corps members could be adequately covered in the NHIS scheme."

The idea to enroll corps members was influenced by the death of Ifedolapo Oladepo at the Kano orientation camp in 2016.
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Saturday, 21 January 2017

UBA Entry-Level Customer Service Officers Recruitment 2017

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 20 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

Applications are invited for the position below:

Job Title: Customer Service Officer
Location: Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Industries: Banking / Finance & Investment

Role and Responsibilities

- Handle customer enquiries professionally in line with stated service level agreements with other departments, respond to complaints / enquiries in a timely and courteous manner and demonstrate an effective feedback mechanism in the course of duty

- Log in all queries using Group Response Portal (GRP) or any other CRM application at all times.

- Download and handling of all open calls assigned on GRP.

- Follow CS (Customer Service) policies, processes and procedures in the performance of their duty at all times.

- Escalate unresolved issues to the Team Lead. In the absence of the Team Lead, an immediate notification to the Head Customer Operation is mandatory.

- Report system problems promptly to the Team Lead. Agent is fully responsible for his/ her operational tools and he / she is fully responsible for the upkeep of assigned work tools.

- Promote interaction and communication among Divisions to increase effectiveness and understanding of the Customer service

- Monitor personal call data and use it as a tool for continuous improvement.

Education Requirements

- Minimum Educational level- Diploma (OND/HND) in any social science or Art related discipline.

- Professional qualification in contact Centre management, customer service, operations, quality management would be an advantage

Other Requirement:
Age: 27 years

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2017.

¬Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should visit the link below:
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NYSC: Orientation of Borno Corps Members Postponed to February 16

The NYSC has announced that the 2016 Batch ‘B’ (Stream II) Orientation Course for Borno corps members has been postponed.
NYSC: Orientation of Borno Corps Members Postponed to February 16
The orientation course was scheduled to commence in all the NYSC Orientation Camps nationwide on Tuesday, 24th January, 2017.

Corps members posted to Borno state will begin the exercise on the 16th of February.

Those affected will be informed when to reprint their Call-Up letters.
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Police Fire at Osun State University Students During Football Match

The Nigeria Police Force reportedly opened fire on some students of the Osun State University while playing football.

Osun State University.jpg

PUNCH reports that one student Abiola Kazeem, got hit by a bullet in the stomach while another student Ibrahim, was hit in the mouth.

Kazeem is currently receiving treatment at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital Osogbo while Ibrahim is at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital at Jolayemi area of Osogbo. Narrating how it happened, a Student said, the policemen came to the football pitch and started shouting Yahoo boys, Yahoo boys and thereafter opened fire on the students.

The students are currently protesting. Meanwhile tThe Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mrs. Folashade Odoro, confirmed the incident
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PHOTOS: OAU Lecturer Sends Student Out Of Class Over 'Indecent' Dressing And Rude Act

A female student of Obafemi Awolowo University was sent out of a PHL 104 class at Amphitheater OAU because of her indecent dressing, exposing parts of her body, also with a gorgeous hair do. Lol.

According to a fellow student, she came late into the class while everyone was already seated. As she was entering, students started clapping and cheering, which also disturbed the class and lecturer's activity.

After all has died down, the lecturer started his lecture again but to his amusement, the lady stood up again and started receiving phone call as she was walking across the class. His infuriated the lecturer and caused him to send her out of the class.

I think it's high time our female students learnt how to be decent and avoid rudeness.

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NYSC Coordinator Calls For Increment of Corps Members Allowance

Alhaji Musa Abubakar, Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), Sokoto State, is calling for an increment of the monthly allowances to corps members in the country.


News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar spoke in Sokoto on Friday shortly after paying a courtesy call with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III

”The present allowance of N 19,800 to each corps member per month is no longer enough considering the prevailing economic situation in the country.

”I will not make any specific suggestions in this direction, but I strongly support increasing it immediately,” Abubakar said.
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