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Only 57% of 1.5m basic education teachers are qualified – UBEC boss

Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi has revealed that only 57 per cent of the nation’s basic education teachers...

UI short of 1,834 staff, lecturers overstretched – VC cries out

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan (UI), Professor Idowu Olayinka has declared that the university is currently understaffed with 1,834 in all category, making...

Buhari govt issues deadline to sack unqualified teachers

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has issued December 2019 deadline for teachers who fail to register and license with Teachers’ Registeration Council of...

JAMB names UniIlorin, ABU, UNIBEN as most subscribed universities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has named the University of Ilorin (UniIlorin), as the most subscribed university by candidates in the 2019...

Charles Igwe emerges new UNN VC

This came after a final selection exercise conducted by the University’s Governing Council, today, Thursday. Professor Igwe, until his appointment was the Deputy Vice-chancellor Administration....

ASUU strike: Lecturers issue fresh threat to Buhari govt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has threatened to embark on a fresh industrial action if the Federal Government fails to show commitment...

N250,000 tuition: ‘Reduce or resign” now – Ondo undergraduates tell Gov. Akeredolu in protest

Students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, AAUA, and their counterparts from the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, OSUSTECH, Okitipupa, on...

FEC approves N3.8bn for construction of School, other projects in FCT

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its extra-ordinary session, on Monday, presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo approved N3.8billion for the execution of various...

Akwa Ibom University suspends student for calling VC ‘foolish’

The Akwa Ibom State University, AKSU, has suspended indefinitely a 200 level student of the department of Performing Arts, Faculty of Art, Nkanang Joy...

Teachers commence indefinite strike in Oyo

The Oyo State wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) today (Monday) commenced an indefinite strike due to delay in payment of salaries...

Kwara Poly staff, students threaten protest against Gov Ahmed over Rector’s appointment

Staff and students of Kwara State Polytechnic have threatened to stage a peaceful protest over the appointment of a new rector by the outgoing...

Unpaid salaries: Teachers threaten Oyo govt, issue 72-hour ultimatum

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Oyo State chapter, on Thursday, issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the Oyo state government to clear and settle...

Abuja teachers begin strike over unpaid allowances

Local Education Authority (LEA) teachers in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have embarked on a three-day warning strike over unpaid...

UNIZIK gets new VC, beat 37 others to emerge

The Governing Council of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, has announced the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor for the institution. He is...

2019 UTME: JAMB clarifies candidates’ complaints, gives update on released results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says over 1.3 million candidates have so far accessed their results using the result checker (code), 55019. The...

UNILAG: Students, ASUU react to indictment of VC, 7 others as strange men storm school

Some students of the University of Lagos have called on the Federal Government and other key stakeholders in the university to urgently intervene in...

JAMB: Ethics Marshal gives verdict on 2019 UTME conduct, outcome

The Exam Ethics Marshal International has commended the Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede and his team for successful conduct...

2019 UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended exam centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released a list of suspended computer-based test (CBT) centres following the release of the 2019 UTME...

Indefinite strike: ASUU chairman sues FUOYE over suspension

Gabriel Omonijo, Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), has dragged the institution’s management before the National Industrial...

Cultism: UNICAL expels 300-level student

The University of Calabar (UNICAL) has suspended a 300-level student of the institution, Adeye Mathias Unimke. Unimke was suspended over allegation of involvement in secret...

2019 UTME: Parents of candidates lament inability to access JAMB result

Parents of some candidates of the 2019 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) have decried technical challenges faced by their wards in accessing by...

2019 UTME: JAMB remits N5bn to FG’s account

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed that it remitted N5 billion to the Federal Government’s purse after the conduct of its...

KWASU crisis: Gov. Ahmed makes U-turn, resolves issues with school management

The crisis rocking of the Kwara State University, Malete, was at the weekend resolved. The state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, finally caved in to pressure at...

JAMB: Nigerian students threaten board over N50 charged UTME candidates for SMS

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, to refund N50 Short Message...

Most Nigerian graduates can’t spell their names – Varsity Don

A senior lecturer with the Federal University , Otuoke in Bayelsa State, Prof. Benjamin Okaba has opined that most graduates from Nigerian Universities, particularly...