The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo has approved the promotion of 11 professors, 12 associate professors and other academic and non-academic staff. In a statement released by coordinator of Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations Ademola Adekoya stated...
The Federal Government has signed a memorandum of Action with the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities towards ending the ongoing strike by both unions. At a meeting with the government on Thursday,...
The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, on Thursday, suspended an indefinite strike over outstanding arrears of minimum wage and other demands. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports...
The Enugu State government, on Sunday, tasked parents and guardians on teaching and enforcing indigenous language speaking and writing by their children and wards at home. Dr Edward Okolo, Executive Secretary, Enugu State Council for Arts and Culture, stated this...
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has approved March 1 for the resumption of public and private schools for the second term of the 2020/2021 academic session. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chris Ezem, said the...
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Friday expressed optimism that the university workers would suspend their strike by February 15. The minister, who disclosed this in a statement issued by the Director of Press in the...
The Federal Government yesterday threatened to invoke the policy of no work, no pay against the striking non-teaching staff in the universities. But the non-teaching staff have told the government that it is impossible to beat a child and ask...
The Federal Government and the non-teaching staff of Nigerian universities will resume their meeting on Thursday. The meeting between the two parties held earlier this month was inconclusive. But the federal government and the workers who came...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will expend not less than N100 million on the prosecution of 200 out of the over 400 persons involved in impersonation in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Registrar of...
The Federal Government has set up visitation panels for the new tertiary institutions which include 25 Federal Polytechnics and 21 Colleges of Education, which were recently approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. Announcing this in a statement on Friday, Minister of...
The Federal Government on Wednesday granted provisional licences to 20 new private universities in the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said Vice-Chancellors and bursars of some universities are hindering the smooth disbursement of the union’s share of the N40bn earned allowance. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, had...
THE University of Calabar (UNICAL) COVID-19 Task Force Committee has commenced the fumigation of the campus ahead of the February 5 resumption date for academic activities, according to the Vice Chancellor, Florence Obi. Professor Obi told the News Agency of...
As schools in Lagos state resume amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government has made it clear that government-owned schools will maintain the shift-system introduced last year when they reopened for the first term of the year. The shift system...
The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Wednesday directed the students of the institution to return to campus for the resumption of academic activities on January 25. The UNILAG’s Head of Media Unit, Mrs. Olufadeke Akinleye, who disclosed...
The Federal Ministry of Education says the Jan.18, 2021 date for schools to resume is not sacrosanct, hence a new date may be announced depending on the nation’s COVID-19 indicators. The Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu gave the hint...
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...