The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says adequate measures are in place for the safety of all candidates who registered for its 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates.  The council’s Head, National Office (HNO), Mr Patrick Areghan, gave the assurance during an interactive session with newsmen on the level of preparations ahead […]

The authority of the Kwara State University (KWASU) has announced Wednesday 15th March, 2023 as the resumption date after three weeks suspension of academic activities as directed by the National Universities Commission. This was contained in a statement signed by the Registrar of the institution,  Dr Kikelomo W. Sallee and made available to journalists by […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has urged the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, to treat academics in the country with utmost respect. The academic union also advised Tinubu to ensure that university education becomes a priority. Chairman of ASUU, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, who is also a member of the National Executive Council […]

The Governing Council of the Kwara State University has promoted twenty academics of the university to professorial cadre. According to a statement signed by the Acting Director, University Relations, Dr. Saeedat Aliyu, the ratification was given at the 64th regular meeting of the institution’s governing council held on Thursday, February 16, 2023. The statement disclosed […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Friday, took a swipe at the Federal government for ordering the closure of all universities in the country on the premise of holding general elections a couple of weeks away, saying “the directive is totally illegal”. The president of the union, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, explained this ASUU’s […]

The Nigerian Union of Teachers says it opposes the planned removal of petroleum subsidy. The President of the Nigerian Union of Teachers, Titus Amba, stated this in Abuja on Monday at the union’s 2023 Solemn Assembly. It could be recalled that the Federal Government had said it would stop the payment of petrol subsidy by […]

The Joint Action Committee of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and Non-Academic Staff of Educational and Associated Institutions will on February Ninth this year, hold a meeting to decide on what it called the government’s non-responsiveness to its demands. Speaking with newsmen on Sunday, SSANU President, Mr Ibrahim Mohammed, lamented that following JAC’s strike […]

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof.  Emmanuel Osodeke, has said the establishment of universities with the wrong template for funding is one of the factors responsible for the falling standard of tertiary education in the country. He stated this while delivering a paper at the 14th Ralph Opara Memorial Lecture, tagged, […]

Private Schools owners in Kwara State under the aegis of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools  (NAPPS ) have written an open letter to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over the tax burden by the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS). In the open letter, the NAPPS members disclosed that the letter is in response to the no […]

Professor Wahab Egbewole, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, has said that students of the school will be allowed to vote in the 2023 general elections without any need for the school to be on holiday. According to the 11th VC of the university, the higher institution of learning has made innovations with virtual […]

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