ASUU

Government has Failed to Address the Crucial Issues of Funding for the Revitalisation of Public Universities in Nigeria – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said the Federal Government failed to make fresh offer on funding, for the revitalisation of public universities in the country. Also, the union stated that government is yet to address the issue of renegotiation of the 2009 FGN/ASUU Agreement, in its new offer made to the union […]

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Ngige

Details of FG Meeting with ASUU Unfold As the Strike May End Soon

The Federal Government says it has released N163 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while addressing newsmen after a closed-door reconciliatory meeting with ASUU leadership on Monday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

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UNILAG TV To Begin Operations On January 17

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin, has urged the university to be the source of outstanding intellectual discourse, accurate news and solutions to societal problems. Babalakin spoke at a briefing on UNILAG TV at the university’s Senate building, where January 17 was announced as the day the station would begin operation […]

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Unilorin Penalized A Female Studentfor Wearing Jean and an Over Sized Shirt

Unilorin Penalized A Female Studentfor Wearing Jean and an Oversized Shirt

A University of Ilorin (Unilorin) student, got penalized and was also served a dress code violation form for wearing a jean and an extra-large shirt. The Unilorin student who took to social media to express her disappointment after she was asked to pay N2,000, described it as extortion and further disclosed that her permanent I.D […]

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ASUU

Till FG Pay us 220m, We will Never Suspend Strike – ASUU

The Academic staff Union of Universities, ASUU has vowed to continue the over two months strike action. Recall that ASUU in an earlier publication rejected the offer made by the Federal Government after consultations with its members. According to ASUU, the offer from the Federal Government is far from expectation. Speaking during a telephone interview with newsmen on Sunday, National […]

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ASUU

FG And ASUU Still on Discussion to End Strike

The federal government negotiating team is meeting with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a bid to end the over one month industrial action that has crippled academic activities in public tertiary institutions. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who is leading the government team, said in […]

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Bowen University

29 Expelled, 26 Suspended From Bowen University

Bowen University in Iwo, Osun State, has announced the expulsion of 29 students from the institution. The university also placed 26 others on indefinite suspension, according to a statement signed by the institution’s Registrar, Dr Kayode Ogunleye. The statement, published on January 3 on the school’s website, contained the names and matriculation numbers of the […]

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Nigerian Senate

6 New Tertiary Institutions Recently Approved by Senate

On Wednesday, Senate Passed out six bills to set up new tertiary institutions in different regions of the country. They passed the bills in consideration of the reports made by tertiary institutions committee and TETFUND giving through by its chairman, Senator Barau Jibrin. Four polytechnics, one college of education and one university of technology were the […]

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