The Ebonyi Government has announced that schools across the state are to resume for the continuation of the first term of the 2020 /2021 academic session on Jan. 18. This was contained in a statement by the State Commissioner for Education, Dr Onyebuchi...
The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has said it will intervene in the hike in tuition fees by some tertiary institutions in the South-West geopolitical zone. This was contained in the New Year message by the South-West Zonal Coordinator of the body,...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said no date has been fixed for the commencement of sales of 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) application forms. JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an...
The Federal Government on Friday directed vice-chancellors of universities to suspend academic activities involving large crowds on campuses over the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The directive was given by the Deputy Executive Secretary in charge of Administration at the National Universities Commission...
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has expressed optimism that Nigerian universities would reopen for academic activities soon. It will be recalled that lecturers under the the umbrella of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been on...
Osun State government led by GovernorAdegboyega Oyetola on Thursday ordered schools in the state to close for the Christmas and New Year celebrations from Friday. The Coordinating Director in the state’s Ministry of Education, K. Olaniyan, who gave the directive...
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Thursday called for investment on resources that would guarantee entrepreneurship and provide quality education in the state university. Sanwo-Olu spoke virtually at the Lagos State University (LASU) 24th Convocation lecture, Award of Directorate Degrees, conferment of...
Sequel to the declaration of the National Universities Commission (NUC), of sole ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), by Oyo State Government, the state government has also proposed the enactment of a new law that would be governing the institution.
The Nigeria Union of Teachers has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike following a continued threat to the lives of its members and students. The union, also, called on government at all levels to ensure adequate security and 24-hour surveillance around schools...
Students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko, Ondo State (AAUA), have accused their lecturers of demanding specific wraps of pounded yam with assorted soups, crates of soft drinks, bitter kola, packets of biscuits and sweets, before agreeing to supervise postgraduate students who...
A meeting between the Government by led by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) fixed to hold today (Wednesday) over the ASUU strike has been postponed. The postponement of the meeting to resolve the lingering...
The Federal Government says it has delivered on offers made to the Academic Staff Union of Universities and ASUU accepted to put an end to the ongoing strike today. This was in reaction to the claim by the President of...
Members of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) have again asked for the salary payment platform, Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information (IPPIS) to be stopped. At a press briefing in Abuja, the varsity workers disclosed that majority...
Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, warning that millions of children without formal education poses danger to a nation. Obasanjo identified lack of formal education and stagnated...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has agreed to call of its eight-month industrial action which has distrupted academic activities in the public universities. The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday finally agreed to call off its strike which has lasted for 8 months. The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has condemned the alleged attempt to use the military in the conduct of students’ examinations in the school by management of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). The ASUU Coordinator in...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Friday, accused the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, of deliberately frustrating the efforts of the Union in resolving the issues it has with the Federal Government. The union while...
The Federal Government on Friday gave an additional sum of N15 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), making it a cumulative sum of N65 billion for the revitalization of the university system and settlement of the controversial Earned Allowances.
The Director General, National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion(NOTAP), Dr Danazumi Ibrahim has disclosed his office plans to establish science laboratory in Anambra state to encourage students and help industrialists process their raw materials. Ibrahim made the disclosure during the special presentation...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the federal government of feeding the Nigerian populace with lies over its non implementation of 2009 FG-ASUU agreement which has led to the lingering strike by the union. The Union accused the federal government...
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has approved Monday, November 23, as date for the reopening of Nursery and Primary Schools in the state. This was contained in a statement signed and issued on Monday by Sir Chidi Adiele on...
The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination Results pegging the national cut off marks at 142. Presenting the results to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, the Registrar and Chief Executive of NECO, Godswill...
The Federal Government has said that it might consider adopting the University General Peculiar Payroll Payment System (UGPPPS) presented by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) in order to take a definite position...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA) branch has raised the alarm over possible collapse of the institution due to underfunding under Governor of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu . According to them, the budgetary allocation to the institution the academic...
The chairman of the federal government’s special Visitation Panel to probe the leadership crisis at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has on Thursday faulted the government’s decision to reinstate the embattled vice chancellor of the university, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. It could...
The Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, on Thursday, said that the management of the institution remained committed to working for and maintaining peaceful coexistence among staff members. Ogundipe spoke shortly after his arrival from Abuja, to a jubilant crowd that...
Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan Chapter, Oyo State, yesterday, has been told by its head body to boycott the 2020 convocation and foundation laying ceremonies of the university in view of the ongoing strike.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Friday disclosed that the Federal Government has employed blackmail strategy in order to send lecturers back to classroom because they are engrossed with the fear that youths might take to the streets in protest against the...
The West African Examination Council has announced that it has again extended registration of private candidates for the 2020 West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. This was contained in a tweet via its Twitter handle, @waecnigeria