as Gov. Diri meets UAT Governing Council urges Barr. Okara, to grow varsity from strength to strength The University of Africa, Toru-Orua, in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State will soon hold its first ever convocation ceremony. The Chairman of the Governing Council of the University and former Secretary...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has again extended the ongoing strike by four weeks. President of the union, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke who disclosed this via a statement on Monday, said the decision was to give the government enough time to resolve all outstanding issues with the lecturers. Noting that...
The Federal Ministry of Education has directed the closure of all Federal Government Colleges, FGCs, in Abuja following security threats on the unity colleges located in the FCT. The Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, confirmed to newsmen in Abuja on Monday that the ministry had ordered...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has adopted 140 as the minimum cut-off mark for degree awarding institutions for the 2022 admission process. The minimum cut-off marks for polytechnics is 100 while colleges of education is 100. This was made known at the ongoing Policy Meeting on Admissions presided by...
Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has once again spoken up about the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). In a statement on Thursday, he ramped up his push for the Federal Government to take action to meet the demands of the striking lecturers and end...
Profs Olu Aina, Labo Popoola, others make list As a follow-up to the actualisation of the upgrade of the College of Education, COE, Ilesa to a full-fledged university, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has set up an 11-man Implementation Committee. The Committee, headed by a foremost educationist, Prof. Olu Aina, is expected...
The Federal Government has given indications that the lingering tussle between it and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is complex. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said that in spite...
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong and his Nasarawa State counterpart Engr. Abdullahi Sule were among guests that graced the 31st-38th Combined Convocation ceremony of the Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi with a commitment to pay more attention to technical education which is the bedrock of entrepreneurship, job creation...
directs immediate resumption of academic activities Following the protest by students of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Edo State Government at the State Executive Council meeting, on Wednesday, suspended all union activities across all state-owned institutions...
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Abuja (UniAbuja), Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na-Allah, says the institution has gone tough on lecturers who are sexually harassing students, saying two professors had been dismissed for the offence. Na’Allah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in New York that the university had introduced a...