The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, declared an indefinite strike over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System and the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, announced the strike at a press briefing in its National Secretariat, Abuja. He noted that the government...
As the Anchor University, Lagos (AUL) prepares to welcome its fourth set of students Friday, the authorities also have its eyes on the graduation of its first set of students later in the year. The university owned by the Deeper Christian Life Ministry opened its doors on February 6, 2017...
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has reiterated that no tertiary institution will admit candidates outside the Central Admission Process System (CAPS) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The minister stated this in his address at the commissioning of JAMB’s New General Services Department building on Monday...
The University of Abuja has said it will award first-class certificates to 26 graduands at its 24th convocation, which will take place on February 15. Speaking at the pre-convocation briefing on Thursday in Abuja, the vice-chancellor of the university, Abdul-Rasheed Na’allah, said a total of 26 students would be awarded...
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the commencement of Masters and Doctorate degree programmes in five departments of the Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, effective 2019/2020 academic session. Dr Elvis Otobo, the university`s spokesman, made the disclosure in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday...
Fountain University in Osogbo, Osun State, will graduate 307 students at its ninth convocation ceremony tomorrow. At a pre-convocation lecture, Vice Chancellor Prof. Amidu Sanni said 29 of the graduating students would be awarded first class degrees. He said: “Three hundred and seven students are graduating for the 2018/19 academic session:...
The National Universities Commission has phased out Mass Communication degree in Nigerian universities. The commission said it had unbundled Mass Communication into seven separate degree programmes to meet current demands. The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said this would take effect from the 2020 university admission year. Speaking with journalists in...
The Authorities of the Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado-Ekiti have announced the reinstatement of no fewer than 365 workers of the institution sacked last year. It would be recalled that the management of the university had on December 5, 2019, announced the disengagement of over 600 workers saying their employment...
The Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Ilorin, has introduced electronic attendance registration for students at lecture rooms and clinical activities. Prof. Ibrahim Katibi, the Dean of the faculty, told newsmen on Monday that the e-attendance register was introduced to address students’ absenteeism and lateness to class. Katibi said that learning...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has fixed March 14 for the commencement of the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination. The examination according to the board will be between March 14 and April 4. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this at a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday in Abuja,...