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NUC Orders UI Governing Council to Appoint acting VC, outgoing VC to Hand Over November 30
NUC Orders UI Governing Council to Appoi...

NUC Orders UI Governing Council to Appoint Acting VC

Following the expiration of the tenure of the Vice-chancellor of the University of Ibadan (UI), National Universities Commission (NUC) has directed the Governing Council of varsity to appoint an Acting Vice-Chancellor to take over on November 30, 2020. The order became imperative following the... read more »

BREAKING: ASUU Reaches Agreement to Call Off Eight Months Strike
BREAKING: ASUU Reaches Agreement to Call...

BREAKING: ASUU Reaches Agreement to Call Off Eight Months Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has reached an agreement to call off its eight-month strike action which has halted academic activities in the country’s public varsities. The leadership of ASUU reached the agreement during a meeting with the Federal Government team headed by Dr Chris... read more »

Governor Umahi Dissolves State Varsity’s Governing Council
Governor Umahi Dissolves State Varsity’s...

Governor Umahi Dissolves State Varsity’s Governing Council

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has dissolved the Governing Councils of the State University and College of Education. The Boards are headed by Franklin Ogbuewu and a former Minister of State for Health, Fidelis Nwankwo. Umahi also sacked 16 more aides from various local governments. The... read more »

Strike: ASUU Commences Consultation with Members
ASUU Commences Consultation with Members

ASUU Commences Consultation with Members

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has started consultations with all of its members to confirm the status of the industrial action. According to The Nation, the National President of the union, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi confirmed this in an interview. Ogunyemi said: “We are consulting... read more »

ASUU Strike: FG Makes Concessions, Offers ₦65 Billion for Revitalisation, Exempts Union from IPPIS
ASUU Strike: FG Makes Concessions, Offer...

ASUU Strike: FG Makes Concessions, Offers ₦65 Billion for Revitalisation, E...

Following months of strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Federal Government on Friday bowed to pressure, offering the union ₦65 billion for Earned Academic Allowance and Revitalisation of the nation’s public universities. The Federal Government also... read more »

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Exclusive: COOU VC Reacts After Three Students Died in Three Days  

Exclusive: COOU VC Reacts After Three Students Died in Three Days  

The Vice Chancellor of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Professor Greg Nwakoby has said that the management of the institution is making prompt efforts to checkmate the spate of road... read more »

ASUU Strike: UTAS Integrity Test to Take 8 Weeks – Ngige

ASUU Strike: UTAS Integrity Test to Take 8 Weeks – Ngige

FG didn’t budget for purchase of UTAS hardware Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and employment has revealed that the integrity test being done to ascertain the efficiency of the software... read more »

ESUT Set to Defy ASUU, Fixes Exam for November 30

ESUT Set to Defy ASUU, Fixes Exam for November 30

Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) has concluded plans to organise its semester examinations despite the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff of... read more »

Strike: ASUU Commences Consultation with Members

ASUU Strike: FG Says Only One Contentious Issue Left

The Federal Government has  stated that its disagreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities will soon come to an end as all but one of the issues have been resolved. The... read more »

Obaseki, Shuaibu Inaugurated For Second Term

Obaseki, Shuaibu Inaugurated For Second Term

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, were on Thursday inaugurated for a second term in office. The ceremony was held at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, the state... read more »