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Why we asked VC prof.Ogundipe to proceed on immediate leave – UNILAG mgt

Some concerned stakeholders of the University of Lagos have asked the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, to proceed on immediate leave over his role in the crisis that had rocked the institution in recent times. On March 5, 2020, the university announced...

NUC Orders Tertiary Institutions To Shut Down Over Coronavirus

The National Universities Commission has ordered universities across the country to close for a month beginning from March 23, 2020. The directive was made know in a statement by the commission's Deputy Executive Secretary, Suleiman Rammon-Yusuf. It reads, “I write on behalf of the Executive Secretary...

IPPIS: ASUU Begs FG For 18 Months Grace To Establish UTAS

ABUJA – THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has pleaded with the Federal Government to give them 18 months to develop their payment applications , the University Transparency and Accountability System, UTAS, as their preferred mode of payment. ASUU had rejected the government introduced...

Sanusi chairs LASU’s 24th convocation as 76 graduate with first class

A total of 76 students of Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, would be graduating with First Class honors in various disciplines at this year’s convocation ceremonies. The number are part of the 8, 959 students (for 20182019 academic session) across levels-certificate, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate...

BREAKING: Senate passes bill on HND as minimum qualification for president, govs

The Senate, on Thursday, passed for second reading, a constitution amendment bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent as the educational qualification required for anyone seeking to contest the office of the Nigerian President or state governors. The bill, which was sponsored...

Nigerian Lawmakers Summon ASUU, Education Ministry Over Strike Action

Members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives are making moves to stop the Academic Staff Union of Universities from embarking on any other strike in the near future. To resolve the issue, the House of Representatives has summoned the leadership of ASUU, the Ministry of Education,...

Deeper Life’s Anchor varsity prepares for maiden convocation this year

As the Anchor University, Lagos (AUL) prepares to welcome its fourth set of students Friday, the authorities also have its eyes on the graduation of its first set of students later in the year. The university owned by the Deeper Christian Life Ministry opened...

Nigerian varsity students in Israel for exchange programme

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie Eight engineering students of the Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State left the shores of Nigeria on Monday for a five-month exchange programme at the ORT Braude College of Engineering, Karmiel, Israel. They are: Dorcas Familusi (Mechanical Engineering); Chidubem Okeke (Electrical/Electronics); Oluwatimilehin...

BREAKING: 30 days after WASSCE releases 2020 results with only 32.23% candidates records credit passes

The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2020, First Series result has been released 30 days after the conducted of the examination across the federation. This is as the Head of West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Nigeria, Mr Olu Olanipekun...

N30,000 Minimum Wage: NYSC members pledge greater commitments to service

Members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Thursday pledges to commit to greater service to their fatherland This is even as President Muhammadu Buhari described the scheme as a laudable one that needs to be sustained as it affords the opportunity for Nigerian youths...