Abductors release three Bowen University staff after 3 days
The kidnapped members of staff of the Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, were released on Thursday. The victims, two males and a female, were abducted in Idominasi in the Obokun Local Government Area of the state on Monday. They were said to be travelling from Ilesha to Osogbo when... Read more
14 Undergraduate internet fraudsters in EFCC net , fetish items recovered
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office yesterday arrested14 suspected internet fraudsters believed to be undergraduates. They were arrested in Awa area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The suspects are: Igberase Hope Odianosen, Afolabi Wasiu, Odeneye Eniola, Olajide Timilehin and Ogunnowu Samson. Others include: Olaniyi... Read more
Nigerian youths react as ASUU suspends strike
Young Nigerians have been reacting on the social media to the recent suspension of strike by  the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU). The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Thursday suspended its three-month strike following an agreement it reached with the Federal Government. It, however, warned that “this is... Read more
Lecturers give fresh conditions to end ASUU strike
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the only condition to suspend the ongoing nationwide strike is for the Federal Government to pay, at least, N50 billion Revitalisation Fund; out of one tranche of N220 billion. ASUU national Chairman, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi spoke to newsmen in Ibadan,... Read more
NANS begs FG over ASUU strike
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has appealed to the Federal Government to fulfill agreements reached with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to ensure resumption of academic activities in public universities. NANS National Public Relations Officer, Mr Bestman Okereafor, made the appeal in a statement issued... Read more
ASUU says no agreement has been reached with FG on ending strike
A fresh insight into the negotiation between the federal government and university teachers indicates there is still a long way before an agreement between the two parties on their dispute. The union warned that there is still nothing concrete on ground to push any optimism of the over two... Read more
FG approves four new private universities
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday in Abuja approved the establishment of four new private universities in Kaduna, Oyo, Ogun and Osun States. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, confirmed this when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the first meeting of the council in 2019.... Read more
ASUU-LASU demands payment of academic allowance
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos State University chapter, has demanded the payment of accumulated Earned Academic Allowance unpaid since 2009 to lecturers in the institution. The union’s demand is captured in its bulletin obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos. The demands, signed... Read more
19-year-old man reportedly becomes the youngest Nigerian to fly US Air Force plane (Photos)
A Facebook user identified as Elizabeth Umo, has taken to the social networking platform to share some photos and revealed how a young Nigerian man shown the world what Nigerians are made of, by making his mark on the American Air Force. She revealed that the 19-year-old man identified... Read more
Strike: FG and ASUU reach partial agreement
The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a partial agreement. Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, announced this after a reconciliation meeting on Monday in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was aimed at finding ways of ending the strike,... Read more