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Review of Nigeria’s University Curriculum In Final Stage – NUC

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said the agency was in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum. Rasheed stated this at a high-level interactive dialogue commemorating this year’s International Day of Education at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Speaking as a panelist at the...

Education, Henceforth My Top Priority, Buhari Assures ASUU

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government would give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities. In a Press Statement signed by the President’s Special Adviser Media and Publicity Femi Adesina said President Buhari assured that from now the universities would start producing quality graduates, assuring that education would henceforth, be...

Cheif Tunde Afolabi Installed As ACU Chancellor, Pledges N1bn Investment To The University

The newly installed Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Chief Dr Tunde Afolabi has assured the management and proprietors of the institution of his plan to invest over N1billion in the institution during his tenure. Afolabi made the pledge at his installation as the new Chancellor at the 11th Convocation lecture of Ajayi Crowther...

Ajayi Crowther University Appoints Three New Professors

Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, has appointed three new professors in various departments. According a statement from the office of the Vice- Chancellor, Rt. Rev. Professor Dapo Asaju, the new appointees are Professor Bode Sowande, a renowned Playwright and Director, in the Department of Performing Arts and Music; Professor William...

Between ACU Vice Chancellor and agitating parents – Folu Olamiti

Vice Chancellor of Ajayi Crowther University (ACU), Oyo, Mr Dapo Asaju, a professor and Bishop of the Anglican Church, was in the news recently in what could be described as an altercation between the university and some parents over some rules and regulations introduced by the institution to ensure discipline and smooth...

UI NON-ACADEMIC STAFF DISRUPT CLASSES, READY TO BATTLE ASUU

There was pandemonium on Thursday at the University of Ibadan, UI, as the non-teaching staff unleashed terror on students and academic staff who were attending classes saying, “We are declaring war against the academic staff”. The aggrieved staff is reacting to the congress held yesterday by ASUU where it was resolved that the institution’s Vice...

ADOPT ENTREPRENEURSHIP MENTALITY- NYSC DG

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged corps members to adopt entrepreneurship mentality to be self reliant after service and to attain financial independence. Kazaure made the call while addressing the 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 corps members deployed to Ogun at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Sagamu on Thursday. The...

LASU SUSPENDS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PROVOST 


The Lagos State University has suspended the Provost of the LASU College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, Prof. Babatunde Solagberu, over alleged financial and administrative improprieties with effect from Nov. 30. This is contained in the University’s official bulletin made available on Monday in Lagos. The bulletin said the management approved that Solagberu is placed on ‘immediate...

INSTAGRAM FRIEND RAPES UNILORIN STUDENT, TAKES HER NUDE PHOTO

A University of Ilorin female student (name withheld), has narrated how a man she met on Instagram drugged, had sex and took her nude pictures in a Lagos hotel. Crying profusely while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ilorin, the lady said she met the man through social media network...

NON ACADEMIC STAFF OF UNIVERSITIES DECLARE NATIONWIDE INDUSTRIAL STRIKE

The leadership of the non academic staff of Nigerian universities has directed their members to embark on an indefinite strike as from Monday December 4, 2017. The non academic staff of universities comprise of members of Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and the Non-Academic Association of Technicians,...

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