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ASUU threatens nationwide strike, gives reason

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has threatened to embark on nationwide strike soon. ASUU national president, Biodun Ogunyemi, declared this on Wednesday after a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, held at the Federal University of Technology, Minna Ogunyemi said the union shall activate its standing resolution of “No pay, No Work’ if federal […]

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What I am bringing differently to UNIBEN — New VC

By Ozioruva Aliu, Benin  University of Benin gate THE new Vice Chancellor of University of Benin, UNIBEN, Professor (Mrs) Lilian Salami, has said she will breath a new lease of life into the institution with a seven point agenda to make the university the best in the country and compete with world class universities. Speaking […]

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ASUU needs reform, says FUOYE VC

By Rotimi Ojomoyela, Ado-Ekiti VICE Chancellor, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, has said the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU, needs a complete overhaul in order to be more effective. Prof Soremekun made this known when a delegation of the union from the national headquarters led by its National Vice President, Comrade […]

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UNN inaugurates Chinua Achebe’s Literary Court

Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. Nnanyelugo Okoro (left) Engr, Emeka Kenneth Nwabueze (right) during the commissioning of the Chinua Achebe Literary Court) By Ikechukwu Odu NSUKKA—The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, has inaugurated Chinua Achebe’s Literary Court to promote artistic creativity amongst the students of the institution. We’ve Saved N16.8bn from IT […]

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Gunmen kill 400 Level Kogi Varsity student in exam hall

A 400 level student of the Kogi State University, Anyigba has been gunned down. According to a source from the school, the student was in an exam hall when unknown gunmen invaded and gunned him down. It was gathered that he was shot at the faculty of management sciences, Banking and Finance Department. Efforts to […]

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Newly established Agric varsity, Zuru gets 19-man interim management ctte

To commence academic activities in Sept 2020 By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Federal Government, Monday, inaugurated 19-man Interim Management Committee of the Federal University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi State, for the smooth take-off of academic activities. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Nanono, inaugurated the committee chaired by Prof Bello Zaki, who […]

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Queen’s College principal urges parents to help in moulding girls into future leaders

Queens-College-Yaba The Principal, Queen’s College Lagos, Dr (Mrs) Tokunbo Yakubu-Oyinloye on Monday, called on parents of its newly admitted students to join hands with management in moulding the girls into future leaders of repute. Yakubu-Oyinloye made the call at the matriculation ceremony for new intakes for the 2019/2020 academic session. The News Agency of Nigeria […]

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BREAKING: Labour Unions shutdown Ekiti State varsity over Fayemi’s sack of over 1,000 workers

Governor Kayode Fayemi The Labour Unions have shutdown Ekiti State University over Fayemi’s sack of over 1,000 workers. Details later… Hits: 0

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Sex tape: Babcock VC speaks on taking back expelled student, condemns blowjob

Vice-Chancellor of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Prof. Ademola Tayo, has spoken on the expulsion of a female student in the sex video that went viral last month.   The VC said the school had to take that decision in order to protect its image and its alumni. “Because anywhere they go they say the students of […]

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IPPIS Controversy: ASUU debunks FG claim on enrolment of 39,000 lecturers, says Buhari’s government is specialised in fake news

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Sunday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is a government specialised in the spread of fake news. ASUU made this declaration via a statement made available to DAILY POST in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital by the ASUU Chairman, University of Ibadan chapter, Professor Deji Omole. DAILY […]

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Egwunyenga takes over as DELSU VC, calls for reconciliation among staff

Prof. Andy Egwunyenga New Vice-Chancellor of the Delta State University, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga, Monday, called for reconciliation among staff and students, saying “ we all need to forgive each other in order to move the institution forward”. Egwunyenga made the call in Abraka during a thanksgiving at Saints Paul Catholic Chapel on his resumption of […]

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77,000 to write Teachers’ professional exams in December ― Official

Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) says a total of 77,827 candidates have registered for the Council’s December Diet Professional Qualifications Examinations (PQE). The Registrar of the Council, Professor Josiah Ajiboye, made this known in Abuja during a media briefing on the Special PQE which began on Thursday. Ajiboye, who said that the council recorded […]

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Two FUTO students ‘wrongly deported’ from Croatia to Bosnia

Two Nigerian students of Federal University Owerri, Nigeria who arrived Croatia, Zagreb on November 12 to participate in the World University Championships in Pula were deported by Croatian security officials to Bosnia. Croatian police claimed the students were in the country illegally, even though the students arrived in the country with valid visas. The two […]

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IPPIS enrollment: You are a frustrated account clerk – ASUU blasts AGF, Ahmed Idris

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, as a frustrated ‘account clerk’. This is coming as ASUU members have refused to enrol into the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). ASUU condemned the Accountant General of the Federation for threatening to sanction Vice […]

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Foremost Ibadan education expert, Bisi Akin-Alabi to chair maiden community dev day

By Adeola Badru The immediate-past Special Adviser to former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Education, Science and Technology, Dr Bisi Akin-Alabi, will on Saturday, 7, 2019, chair a community development day, tagged: “Delesolu Descendants Re-Union Day.” According to a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan on Wednesday, the event will feature lecture […]

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WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates, gives reasons [See list]

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released the list of withdrawn certificates of candidates, who were believed to have engaged in malpractices during its examinations held as far back as December 1992 and 1993. WAEC released the examination years and certificate numbers of the affected candidates and revealed that the nature of their malpractices […]

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Nigeria’s salvation lies in education ― Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Daura, Katsina State, said Nigeria’s socio-economic and political salvation would come from education. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said the president stated this at an event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of […]

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NUC uncovers 100 fake Professors in varsities

Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) has revealed that about 100 fake professors have been uncovered by the commission. Prof Rasheed said their details were posted on the NUC website and the commission had to send the names to the various universities for verification. This is contained a recent […]

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Money for grade: Ex-VC advocates stiffer penalties against lecturers

Prof Anthony Owan Enoh By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar The immediate past Vice Chancellor of Cross River University of Technology CRUTECH,Prof. Anthony Owan Enoh has charged  institutions of higher learning  to enforce  stiffer penalties against  any  lecturer  who trades marks for money so as to serve as deterrent to others. Enoh gave the charge while fielding […]

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NYSC registers 1,054 corps members in Abia

NYSC The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Monday registered 1,054 corps members for the 2019 Batch C, Stream II orientation course in Abia for their one-year national service. Mrs Bona Fasakin, NYSC Coordinator in Abia, disclosed this during the swearing-in ceremony of the corps members on Monday in Umunna, Bende Local Government Area. READ […]

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Edo 2020: Polytechnic students drum support for Obaseki, Shaibu’s re-election

The National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) have joined the growing list of supporters for the reelection of Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, ahead of the gubernatorial election in 2020. Speaking during a solidarity visit by members of the association to Government House in Benin City, […]

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Minister urges old students to support development of secondary education

Some prominent Nigerians have called on old students associations of secondary schools to support their alma maters in order to improve the quality of secondary education in Nigeria. They made the call in Abuja on Saturday night, at the 2019 Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony of Government College, Ibadan, Old Boys Association (GCIOBA), Abuja Branch. […]

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FOR allegedly ATTACKING, STRIPPING ‘RIVAL’ NAKED: More trouble for FUTA ‘big girls’!

*Boluwatife, *Olaniyi and *Faith …Alleged attackers must be prosecuted – Victim’s mother…My near death story- Boluwatife, victim By Dayo Johnson, Akure THEY were the so-called big girls on campus. They behaved as if they were untouchable. But their cup overflowed when they not only allegedly beat up a fellow female student of the Federal University of […]

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7th Convocation Ceremony: Oduduwa University convocates 717 student

By Demola Akinyemi – Ilorin The Vice-Chancellor of Oduduwa University , Ipetumodu Ile-Ife in Osun state Professor Chibuzor Nnate Nwoke has said that graduates of the institution have been empowered to face the challenges of employment and be independent. Speaking on the 7th Convocation ceremony and the 10th year anniversary of the university, he said […]

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PAYMENT PLATFORM HITS BRICK WALL:We cannot be treated as civil servants

.ASUU dares FG, rejects IPPIS, splits varsities •Non Academic staff: Opponents are beneficiaries of compromised system on campuses By Adesina Wahab The Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, is not a new concept.It was introduced by the Yar ‘Adua/Jonathan administration in 2007 to centralise payroll at the Federal Government level. Almost all federal workers […]