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September 20, 2021
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of five new universities specialised in technology and health to close the huge gap in the doctor-patient ratio as well as in medical research and production of pharmaceutical products. He also approved a take-off grant of N4 billion each for the Universities of Technology and N5 billion each […]Continue Reading
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University lecturers on Monday expressed their readiness to resume academic activities next Monday as directed by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The lecturers, however, asked the Federal Government to guarantee their health and safety and that of students amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) President, Prof Continue Reading
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University workers under the aegis of National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) have threatened to ground activities on campuses to protest alleged disparity in the allocation of the N40 billion Earned Academic Allowance to be released by the Federal Government. The union on Sunday gave the government 14 day strike notice to address concerns raised […]Continue Reading
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The Governing Council of the Federal University of Lokoja has appointed Professor Olayemi Akinwumi as the third Vice-Chancellor of the tertiary institution. Chairman of the Council, Senator Chris Adighije, announced this on Friday on the premises of the university in the Kogi State capital. He explained that the process of the appointment of a new […]Continue Reading
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…Says Osun, Oyo students’ll enjoy rights, privileges of ownership …As Oyetola charges Oyo Govt on faithful implementation of agreement The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Monday, commended the Governor of the State of Osun, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, for the role he played in finding a permanent solution to the many years of […]Continue Reading
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The National Universities Commission has approved the establishment of the Confluence University of Science and Technology in Kogi State. The Executive Secretary of the commission Professor Abubakar Rasheed said the specialised university will promote a skill based economy in the state and add value to the country’s Education system. He added that all other supporting […]Continue Reading