LASU students say no to fees hike, demand reversal

Students of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, have kicked at a recent hike in tuition fees by the institution’s management, demanding a reversal to the old fees within two weeks beginning from last Friday, January 8. The students said they had been gravely disturbed over the hike in fees, and so had been engaging... Continue Reading →

UNILAG attracted N8bn research grants in three years –VC

The Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, says the institution has attracted over N8bn research grants in the past three years. Ogundipe disclosed this in an interview on the sidelines of a ceremony to hand over the vertical extension of the Faculty of Law of the institution, on Wednesday in Lagos. Alhaji Femi... Continue Reading →

What our second best ranking status meant to LASU, Lagos governor —Outgoing VC

Outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, in this exclusive interview by Tunbosun Ogundare, speaks on how the university, for the first time in history, ran a crisis-free five-year academic sessions ; what its second best ranking status in Nigeria has brought to the table and why he has no... Continue Reading →

Rivers varsity to Agip: convert flared gas to electricity

Rivers State University (RSU) has begged the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to convert gas flared in its facility close to the university to electricity that will serve the institution. The Vice-Chancellor, RSU, Prof. Nlerum Okogbule, and the Dean, Faculty of Engineering of the university, Prof. Chris Ahiakwo, made the appeal yesterday during the 2020... Continue Reading →

Religious rights violations: CAN insists Christian persecution exist in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has alleged religious persecutions in the Northern part of the country. Their allegation is in reaction to federal government’s denial of any religious freedom violations, as accused by the United States. Recall that recently, the US had placed Nigeria, among other countries on a religious freedom blacklist. The Christian... Continue Reading →

Olufemi Peters emerges new VC of Open University

A Professor of Chemistry, Olufemi Peters, has emerged the newly elected Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria. A statement issued on Friday by NOUN Director of Media and Publicity, Ibrahim Sheme, said 64-year-old Peters emerged on Thursday, after beating six other candidates in a keenly contested race at the nation’s Open and Distance... Continue Reading →

Bandits invade ABU, abduct staff, wife, daughter

Bandits suspected to be kidnappers have invaded Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) staff quarters in Zaria and abducted a staff, his wife and daughter. The incident occurred barely 24 hours after nine students of university kidnapped on Kaduna-Abuja highway last Sunday regained freedom. The University’s Director of Public Affairs, Malam Auwalu Umar, confirmed the incident in... Continue Reading →

Bandits Kill 11 in Kaduna Community

Eleven people have been reportedly killed while several others were said to have been injured when gunmen invaded Albasu village, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. This came as students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, are said to be in captivity following the attacks on motorists along the Kaduna-Abuja road on Sunday.... Continue Reading →

Abia Assembly receives petitions against ABSU VC, Commissioner

The Abia State House of Assembly, Monday, received a petition against the Abia State University, Uturu by a Non Governmental Organization, known as End Corruption Initiative. The petition is based on alleged misappropriation, mismanagement, diversion and criminal conversion of public funds by the Management of the Varsity. It was signed by Dr. Sampson Ogbonna and... Continue Reading →

Nigerian University Suspends Two Students Over Facebook Posts

The management of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has suspended two students for one academic session for allegedly making inciting posts on their social media handles. The affected students are Sunday Idongesit Okpokpo of the Department of Political Science and Chibuzor Remmy of the Department of Educational Management. According to a... Continue Reading →

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