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Despite FG’s failure to pay our lecturers salaries, we will join nationwide sensitisation on coronavirus

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said despite the non-payment of its members’ salaries and allowances by the federal government, it would go ahead with its intervention in the war against the rampaging coronavirus (COVID-19). The president of the union, Biodun Ogunyemi, stated...

NYSC Camps, Stadium To Serve As Isolation Centres For Coronavirus Patients

The Nigerian Government has converted all National Youth Service Corps camps and four stadia in the country into isolation centres. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday dare, said this on his Twitter handle on Friday. “Mr President has approved for the Ministry of Youth and...

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...

Coronavirus: WAEC Postpones 2020 Examination Indefinitely

The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination has been postponed indefinitely by the West African Examinations Council. The decision was announced by WAEC Nigeria’s Head of National Office, Mr Patrick Ehidiamen Areghan, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Areghan announced...

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...

2020 UTME: JAMB releases results of 312, 157 candidates

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the result of 312,157 candidates that sat for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) last Saturday. This was contrary to earlier position of JAMB that it would not release candidates’ results until after a thorough screening...

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...

ASUU shuts down Nigeria’s educational sector with warning strike, as lecturers shun lecture halls

Gabriel Dike, Bimbola Oyesola, Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja, Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin, Seye Ojo, Ibadan, and Judex Okoro, Calabar Academic activities were, yesterday, paralysed nationwide following industrial action declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to press home the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement and...