Curious and dubious rumors circulating on social media suggest that a level 400 student of Bowen University has just impregnated his Vice Chancellor’s wife. Bowen is a private Baptist University in Nigerian owned and operated by the Nigerian Baptist Convention, in Osun state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University Amendment Act, to allow the institution to operate as all other universities in the country. Daily Trust reports that with the assent, the graduates of the NOUN can now participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Nigerian...
Polytechnics across the country would soon be shut down as lecturers plan to go on strike. Polytechnic lecturers may go on strike anytime soon Academic activities in Nigerian tertiary education institutions would soon be completely paralysed as Polytechnic lecturers are also planning to go on strike. The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics...
The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking University teachers.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 Vanguard. Ogunyemi also said that the negotiation meeting between...
The federal government has approved a reduction in the cost of forms for final year secondary school and post-secondary school examinations. This reduction, first announced by President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on new media, Bashir Ahmad, was decided at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided...
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has extended the deadline for registration of corps members at the various camps to Saturday, Oct. 27 , especially for newly mobilised Unilorin graduates. According to Mr Kunle Akogun, Director of Corporate Affairs of University of Ilorin, the circular dated Oct. 24, was sent...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the hiking of school fees of university students as proposed by Dr Wale Babalakin, the chief government negotiator in the ASUU/Federal Government renegotiation exercise. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of the Union made the disclosure at a press conference...
A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, is now a bona fide staff of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, as he inspected his office space at the institution’s Abeokuta Study Centre in Ogun State on Tuesday, in his capacity as a facilitator. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Abdalla Adamu, had...
THE Federal Government on Tuesday warned that it would sanction any tertiary institution which charges more than N2,000 for Post-UTME. The Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu, gave the warning at the ongoing Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Policy Meeting on Admissions into Tertiary Institutions in Gbongan, Osun. Adamu said:...
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said the story circulating on social media that HND has been abolished in Nigerian polytechnic schools is not true. Professor Farooq Kperogi, a US based columnist with Weekly Trust announced this on his Facebook page. “Education Minister Told Me the HND Abolition News...