October 12 Resumption: Strike Remains Indefinite, We Can’t Work On Empty Stomach – ASUU


There were strong indications on Monday that students of public universities in the country would stay at home further as the Academic Staff Union of Universities dismissed the Federal Government’s directive that all educational institutions in the country should resume on Monday next week. The National President of ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, in a telephone interview with The PUNCH, said...

NANS Threatens Nationwide Protest As ASUU Declares Fresh Strike


The National Association of Nigerian Students on Monday condemned the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. NANS President, Asefon Sunday, in a statement, expressed “great disappointment” at the “comprehensive and total” four-week strike declared by ASUU President, Emmanuel Osodeke, on Monday. Asefon slammed the Federal Government and the ASUU leadership for failure to resolve their issues amicably...

FG Hikes Unity School Fees From ₦45,000 to ₦100,000


The Federal Government has increased school fees for Federal Government Colleges (FGCs), otherwise known as Federal Unity Colleges, from ₦45,000 to ₦100,000. This was contained in a directive from the Office of the Director of Senior Secondary Education Department of the Federal Ministry of Education, reference number ADF/120/DSSE/I, dated 25th May 2023 and addressed to all principals of Federal Unity...

Tinubu Cautions Universities Against Indiscriminate Award Of Honorary Doctorate Degrees

Halt Deadly, Coordinated Attacks, NADECO Tells Tinubu Over Insecurity

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has warned Nigerian universities against indiscriminate award of honorary Doctorate Degrees, saying that it is a sabotage which undermines the very core values of academic integrity and must be discontinued. Mr Tinubu handed the warning at the combined convocation ceremonies for the 6th, 7th, and 8th graduates of the students of Federal University of Lafia (FULafia),...

UniAbuja Kidnap: Rescue Our Members In 48 Hours Or… ASUU Tells FG


Members of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) have given the Federal Government a 48-hour ultimatum to rescue the victims who were kidnapped from the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) in the Federal Capital. ASUU Chairman in the institution, Dr Kasim Umar while addressing journalists in Abuja on Thursday said they are dissatisfied over the inability of security agencies to...

Use Of Hijab In Lagos Schools In Order, Supreme Court Rules


The Supreme Court has affirmed the rights of Muslims Female Students in Lagos state to wear Hijab to school without harassment or discrimination. In a majority decision, Nigeria’s apex court gave the ruling on Friday in Abuja. Among those on the pa...

BREAKING: FG Reinstates Suspended UNILAG VC, Prof Ogundipe


The Federal Government has reinstated Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). This was disclosed in a report by the Special Visitation Panel to the University. The report was made available to Channels Television. More to follow… Source

Jonathan Reveals How He Resolved ASUU Strike In One Day

My Boss Has Not Committed Himself To 2023 Race; Buying Forms In Goodluck Jonathan’s Name, An insult — Aide

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has stated how his administration resolved a four-month old strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in one day. He said this on Wednesday in Abuja at the 70th birthday celebration of Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, organised by The Kukah Centre. University lecturers have been on strike since February this...

Those Feeding Fat On IPPIS Will Soon Be Exposed – ASUU


The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it will soon expose those feeding fat on the adoption of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, by the Federal Government as its payment platform. This is just as the union alleged that some people in the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation are subverting its efforts...

Obasanjo Decries Bad State Of Education System, Calls For Overhaul


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the extent of decay in Nigeria’s education system and called for all-inclusive reforms to effectively rescue the sector. Obasanjo who expressed this worry when the leadership of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) paid him a courtesy visit at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun State, said unless the entire system...

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