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The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU has asked President Bola Tinubu to change the newly assented Students Loans Act to grant for indigent students. The National President of ASUU Professor Emmanuel Osodeke in a television interview yesterday said it would have been better if they are giving loans to those set of very poor students. Osodeke stated further that the loan is impracticable and unsustainable adding that more than […]

todayJune 19, 2023 85 1


Jamb Releases Results Of 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB has released the results of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME which was conducted between Tuesday, April 25 and Monday, May 1. The spokesperson for the examination body Fabian Benjamin yesterday in a statement said a total of 1,595,779 candidates registered to sit in 708 Computer Based Test CBT centers in 105 towns but the results excluded candidates who were rescheduled to […]

todayMay 3, 2023 33


Cecilia Asogwa Calls for More Participation in Politics and Governance.

The Executive Development Education Centre DEC in Enugu State Cecilia Asogwa has called for more participation in politics and governance through deliberate legislation for the overall development of society. Asogwa who made this call at the 34th Annual Convention of Development Education Centre stated DEC would study the manifestoes of political parties, especially those that have given opportunities to women to contest for elective positions in their various parties and […]

todayDecember 20, 2022 21


Nigeria Joins African Countries Shortlisted To Apply For Qualified Teacher Status in UK in Next Year.

Nigeria has been listed among African countries whose citizens can now apply for qualified teacher status, QTS through the Teaching Regulation Agency in the United Kingdom, from February 2023. A publication early December on the UK government’s website, by its Department for Education, announced the application for interested non-UK nationals, stating that applicants do not necessarily require initial teaching qualifications as the country offers a training programme for the potential […]

todayDecember 14, 2022 25


Hope Uzodimma Sacks Professor Patrick Egbule.

The Governor of Imo state Hope Uzodimma has sacked the Vice Chancellor of the Imo State University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Umuagwo, Professor Patrick Egbule. Uzodimma relieved Egbule of his position yesterday through a statement issued to journalists in Owerri, by the Secretary to the State Government, Cosmas Iwu, and replaced him with Professor Christopher Chiedozie Eze, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the university.  While he wished the former acting […]

todayNovember 24, 2022 27


Prof. Aloysius Okolie has reiterated the commitment of the present management of ESUT

The Vice Chancellor of Enugu State University of Science and Technology. ESUT, Prof. Aloysius Okolie has reiterated the commitment of the present management of ESUT to transforming the University and returning it once more on the global intellectual map. Prof. Okolie who made this known during a press briefing at the University Auditorium stated that the hallmark of the vision and mission of the current management under his watch is […]

todayNovember 18, 2022 20


Why the Issues between the FG and ASSU has Continued to Linger.

  The coordinator of lead network, Chukwuma Okenwa, says the issues between the federal government and the academic staff union of universities, ASUU, has continued to linger around because it was not resolved on a round table of dialogue, as ASUU was forced back into the classroom by the court. Okenwa, who featured on Urban Radio’s Breakfast Programme, The Parliament, added that, if the strike action had continued, the government […]

todayNovember 9, 2022 30


Femi Falana warns FG to stop provoking ASSU Members.

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, yesterday asked the Federal Government to stop provoking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in a dispute over wages. Falana, who spoke to newsmen, said the lecturers should be paid their full salaries for months they were on a strike action. The academics called off their eight-month strike on October 14 after the National Industrial Court ordered the lecturers to resume […]

todayNovember 9, 2022 5


NASU Charges Federal Government on Payment of Four Months’ Salary Arrears.

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions NASU has said it expects the Federal Government to start making arrangements for payment of salary arrears for the four months their industrial action lasted. The General Secretary of NASU, Peters Adeyemi said since all parties within the University system have deferred their industrial actions, it befits the government to start reviewing those hard stances it took while the tertiary institutions […]

todayOctober 27, 2022 8