Federal and State governments should privatise their universities: Ben Murray Bruce
Outgoing Bayelsa state Senator and former chairman of Silverbird entertainment, Ben Murray Bruce has canvassed for the privatisation of government-owned universities at the federal and state levels. The senator said this on the backdrop of the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) and ongoing negotiations with... Read more
ASUU strike: Anambra Varsity Lecturer disguises as Spiderman to teach students
A lecturer of Anambra State University, now known as Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, wore Spiderman costume to teach students during the ongoing strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities across Nigeria. The man was photographed coming out of his car and walking into class on Wednesday, December 5, 2018,... Read more
UNILORIN Student committed suicide due to drug addiction, not project failure – School Reacts
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the Management of the University of Ilorin on Friday said that investigations by the institution, revealed that its student, late Mr. Adigun Emmanuel, committed suicide as an eventual culmination of drug addiction. The Director of Corporate Affairs of the university, Mr... Read more
Ebonyi State University sacks 63 lecturers
About 63 lecturers and other staff of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) have been relieved of their duties for alleged certificate forgeries, sexual harassment and extortion. Also sacked were adjunct lecturers of the school who have over-stayed in the university. Most of the staff sacked were said to have obtained... Read more
Beautiful final year student dies writing her final exams in Abia (Photos)
It has been reported that a final year student of the department of Public Administration, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, has died. The young lady identified as Sylvia Justice, passed away after completing her final examination recently. Local reports show that she died even before she could defend her project... Read more
Compulsory drug test generates intense controversy at Bowen University
Some students of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have staged a protest against the directive of the management that they must undergo a drug test. The management is, however, insisting that the affected students must face disciplinary action. Videos of an inferno from one of the rooms on the... Read more
ASUU: FG withdraws ‘no work no pay’ threat as negotiations resume
The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking University teachers. This was disclosed by the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in a chat with news men. Ogunyemi also said that the... Read more
Strike: ASUU and FG resume negotiations today after deadlock
The ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made an appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos Today (Thursday) on parents and students to show understanding in repositioning and saving the country’s university system from total collapse. According to Ogunyemi, the strike is not to... Read more
Protest as Jamb relocates office from Calabar to Uyo
There was a protest march in Calabar on Friday following the relocation of the zonal office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board from Calabar to Uyo in Akwa Ibom State. JAMB Registrar, Prof Is’haq Oloyede, had ordered the immediate relocation of the examination body’s office. Hundreds of students... Read more
Final year IMSU student commits suicide after stabbing boyfriend (Photos)
A final year student of the Imo State University, identified as Agomuo Jennifer, has committed suicide, shortly after stabbing her boyfriend. According to reports, the 400 Level Computer Science student stabbed her boyfriend because of aggravated issues after breaking up with her. The incident occurred at Joe Tony hostel.... Read more