The Federal Government on Thursday agreed to release N30 billion earned academic allowance to university lecturers. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr, Chris Ngige, who disclosed this to journalists at the end of a closed-door meeting between the federal...
The Minister of State for Education, Dr. Chikwuemeka Nwajiuba, and executive members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) met on Tuesday in Abuja, in a fresh bid to avert a planned nationwide strike. Recall that ASUP had issued...
The Lagos State government has announced that all the remaining classes in both public and private schools in the state will resume from Monday, October 19, 2020. This was disclosed yesterday, by the state’s Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo ,after much ...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is meeting with the leadership of the Senate behind closed doors over the lingering crisis between the federal government and the union on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). President Muhammadu...
Hopes of parents to have their children return to schools in the Federal Capital Territory FCT after a seven-month COVID-19 induced hiatus were on Monday dashed following the decision of teachers to chase their pupils home. The teachers under the...
Students of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro are protesting against the N5, 000 COVID-19 fee imposed by the management. It was learnt that the protest, which started about 7am, saw several students at the institution’s gate and blocking the main...
The University of Lagos UNILAG is to hold its 2020 post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test for two weeks, beginning from Nov. 18, an official has said. The institution’s Registrar, Mr Oladejo Azeez, said in a statement on Thursday...
Dean, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, Prof. Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ojiyi has been elected as the third substantive Executive Provost of the College of Medicine, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Awka Campus, Anambra State. Ojiyi broke the records by becoming the first Executive Officer in the...
There were strong indications on Monday that students of public universities in the country would stay at home further as the Academic Staff Union of Universities dismissed the Federal Government’s directive that all educational institutions in the country should resume on Monday next...
Enugu stats government has announced the resumption of all private and tertiary institutions in the state from October 12. The government has thus directed the management of each of the institutions to announce specific date of resumption of academic activities...
The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities(SSANU) and the Non- Academic Staff Union(NASU) have announced plans to embark on a 2-weeks warning strike beginning from Monday, October 5. The two groups jointly declared plans to embark on the industrial action...
The Imo State Government has announced the reopening of schools on Monday. The state government had said schools would reopen only when the body conducting COVID-19 test in the 27 councils had completed its assignment. The Federal Government shut down...
Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam, Anambra State, Prof Alphonsus Aniebo on Thursday refuted report alleging his dismissal as the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture in the institution. Aniebo said he only served out his tenure after...
Lecturers from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University have withdrawn from the nation-wide strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Addressing newsmen on Tuesday in the institution, spokesperson for the lecturers, Prof Osita Chiaghanam said it was impossible for them to sustain the strike...
Academic and non-academic workers of the Abia State University (ABSU) yesterday staged a protest against the failure of the school to pay their six months’ salaries and other entitlements. The protesters vowed to continue protests until the state government, which...
Non payment of salaries at the Caritas University, Enugu has claimed more casualties as the Vice Chancellor Prof. Vincent .C. Okorie resigns his appointment. It was gathered that his resignation is not unconnected with the vexed salary issue.
The government of Rivers State has ordered the reopening of secondary schools, vocational centres and tertiary institutions in the state. The order to reopen secondary schools and other institutions in the state was issued on Friday by the Rivers State...
Crisis erupted Thursday at the Chukwuemeka Odumegeu Ojukwu University (COOU), Igbariam Campus, Anambea State, when armed security allegedly chased members of Academic Staff Union Universities (ASUU) of the institution and Owerri Zone executive out of their Congress Hall during a zonal meeting. The...
New directives for the safe reopening of universities in Nigeria have been issued to Vice Chancellors by the National Universities Commission. The NUC handed out the new directive on Tuesday, in a memo addressed to the vice chancellors, signed by the Director, Directorate...
The Enugu State Government has announced the phased re-opening of all primary and secondary schools in the state, for 3rd term academic activities, on Monday, September 28, 2020. In a statement by the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, the...
The Acedemic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University(COOU) in Anambra state has said that its branch will continue to observe the total, comprehensive and indefinite industrial action declared by the National body. This is even as the Vice Chancellor COOU, Prof...
Anambra State Government has given schools operating illegally in the state end of current academic session to secure government approvals or risk being shut down. The Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof Kate Omenugha gave the warning during her monitoring of schools’ resumption to...
As the nation prepares for the reopening of schools, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has mandated schools to carry out weekly risk assessments while states and local governments are to conduct monthly and quarterly risk assessments. Mrs Elsie...
Almost six months after students were forced to vacate schools because of the outbreak of coranavirus pandemic, public and private schools in Anambra State have resumed academic session with strict COVID-19 safety checks as mandated by the state government and healthcare providers.
Students in exit classes returned to school in Anambra State yesterday after they were forced to stay at home for months due to COVID-19 threat. Investigations showed that every school enforced strict COVID-19 protocols. The Principal, Urban...
A group of youths in Osumenyi in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra state have lamented alleged abandonment of the only two public secondary schools in the area. The youths under the aegis of Osumenyi Youth Council said it was unfortunate that...
Following the show down by four unions in Lagos State University (LASU), the institution’s management has directed the students to go home and resume for academic activities next week Monday. The Lagos State Government had directed that final year students...
Four protesting unions of the Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday prevented the institution’s vice-chancellor Olarewaju Fagbohun, and students from gaining access to the school premises. The unions involved in the protest were the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),...
A staff of Caritas University, a private University in Enugu has reportedly died while on duty. The deceased, a presenter (names withheld) with the Caritas University Radio is alleged to have died out of frustration following months of unpaid salaries.
The Lagos State University (LASU), has announced that its first year students will resume classes by January 11, 2021. The reopening dates of the university released on Friday said until then, their classes will be online. The institution said that students...