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The National Universities Commission NUC has approved the establishment of MBBS Medicine and Surgery and twenty-three other undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the Kwara State University, Malete. The approval which was contained in a letter addressed to the Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Professor Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi SAN, was signed by the Director Academic Planning, […]

Students of Kwara State College of Education Ilorin on Wednesday went on a rampage following the failure of the management to conduct the examination. The protest, which resulted in the burning of tires, both inside, and outside the campus, as well as on major streets of the Sawmill area in Ilorin, led to the destruction […]

The  Kwara state Polytechnic has decried the massive encroachment on its land thereby making the institution porous, describing it as one of the major challenges the Polytechnic is facing, especially in the area of security. Addressing newsmen in Ilorin, the state capital, on the institution’s 28th Convocation ceremony, the Rector Engr. Dr. Abdul Jimoh Muhammed, appealed […]

Fourty-nine years after its creation, the Kwara State Polytechnic is moving its Engineering and applied sciences complex, Institute of Technology, IOT, to the school’s permanent site in Araa, a suburb in Ilorin, the state capital. This was disclosed by Dr Engnr Abdul Jimoh Mohammed, rector of the polytechnic as part of his media briefing to […]

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, pleaded with the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to stop its opposition to the registration of two new academic unions in the Nigerian public university system. Recall that the new unions – the Congress for Nigerian University Academics, CONUA, and the Nigeria Association of Medical and Dental Academics, NAMDA – received […]

Members of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union have staged a peaceful protest today over what they described as unaddressed issues resulting from the upgrade of the Osun State College of Education to a university. The protesting lecturers, led by the National President, Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, Dr Smart Olugbeko, express their […]

The new vice chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Wahab Olasupo Egbewole SAN has formally assumed office today as the eleventh Vice Chancellor of University. Delivering his speech titled “challenges facing appointment of vice chancellors in contemporary Nigerian University setting ”  the guest lecturer at the event , Professor Musbau Adewumi Akanji SAN frowned […]

Following the suspension of the strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, some federal universities are reportedly set to begin preparation for the resumption of academic activities. According to Information Gathered, University of Benin, Obafemi Awolowo University, Federal University of Lafia, others are reportedly set to hold special meetings to deliberate on new academic […]

The Committee of vice chancellors says   there exist Trust issues between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Speaking in Abuja during the 60th anniversary of the Committee, the Secretary-General of the committee, Professor Yakubu Ochefu admonished the government to tackle the issues causing distrust. The Committee also noted its desire to […]

Kwara State Government is to upwardly review student Indigenes bursary award from Five Thousand naira to Ten Thousand naira State Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Doctor Afees Abolore- Alabi confirmed this while featuring on the Thirty Fourth Edition of Media Parliament organized by Kwara State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ held at the Press Centre, Ilorin. […]


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