Cross-River State Commissioner for Education Godwin Amanke has confirmed the sacking of twelve secondary school principals in the employ of State government as well as the Suspension of six others after they were found to have perfected schemes through which several sums of money were extorted from unsuspecting students. Amake who made this disclosure while […]

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, has again, dismissed the registration of the Congress of University Academics, CONUA and the National Association of Medical Doctors in Academics, NAMDA, saying they were inconsequential and of no effect in the Nigerian university system. He described the presence of a certificate […]

The Youth Wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN) has supported 42 secondary school students across 16 Local Government Areas of Kwara. The Chairman of the state chapter, Evang. Stephen Awoyale made the disclosure during the presentation of the YOWICAN Education Support (YES), scholarship to the beneficiaries, on Tuesday in Ilorin. Awoyale said that […]

A final year law student of Benue State University, Soohemba Agatha Aker, has reportedly dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, the thirty-six state governors, and others before a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged poor handling of the dispute between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The plaintiff is asking the […]

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Ilorin, Mallam Abidu Yazid, is dead. According to a statement signed today by the Registrar and Secretary to the Council, Dr Fola OLOWOLENI, the governing council chairman died in the early hours of today in his house after a brief illness. The Registrar also prayed […]

The Federal Government has described the decision by the members of the National Association Of Nigerian Students to block the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as Illegal.   It is recalled that On Tuesday, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) besieged the road to protest over the lingering Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike.   Reacting to […]

Students, under the aegis of the National Association of Nigerian Students, today blocked the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Sagamu Interchange to protest the ongoing industrial action embarked upon by public university lecturers.   In a statement issued to the press on the protest ground, signed by the Coordinator, South-West Zone, and National Public Relations Officer of NANS, […]

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has called on the Federal Government to resolve, within working days, the lingering Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, strike. This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the NANS’s factional President, Umar Faruk Lawal, in Abuja today. Lawal said Nigerian students’ patience has been stretched beyond […]

The Federal Government has reportedly constituted a 14-man committee to look into the recommendations of the Emeritus Professor Nimi Briggs’ committee concerning the resolution of the lingering ASUU strike. Recall that the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, earlier today met with Pro-Chancellors and Vice-Chancellors of Federal Universities at the National Universities Commission (NUC) Abuja. Minister of […]

The Federal Government has pledged to allocate fifteen percent of the national budget to the development of the educational sector. While meeting with the Joint action of the Non-Academic Union of Allied and Education Institutions NASU and the National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu added […]

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