Education

Sokoto inaugurates forum on child rights, protection

By Musa Gada, Sokoto Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has inaugurated a 17-man inter -agency Advocacy and Community Engagement Forum to promote child rights, survival, development and protection.

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Why FUTA VC must go, staff union leaders

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The leadership of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria University (SSANU), National Association of Academics Technologists (NAAT), and Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) have insisted that the Vice-Chancellor of their institution, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola must be removed for peace to reign in the institution.

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Court bars UNICAL from engaging new bursar over dispute

By Solomon Akaniyene, Uyo The National Industrial Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital has restrained University of Calabar from employing a new bursar pending the determination of a motion on notice brought before the court by the former bursar, Mr Peter Agi.

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How civil war prevented me from graduating from UNN — Adeboye

By Our Correspondent Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, said he could have graduated from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) if not for the outbreak of Nigerian civil war in 1967.

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‘Universities need alternative funding system’ – UNILAG VC

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof Rahamon Bello has appealed to government to establish an alternative mode of financing universities in order to curb the challenge of non-payment of salaries among others, plaguing the system.

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Oyo, Osun dole out N500m to LAUTECH to pay salary arrears

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan The Vice Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Prof. Suleiman Gbadegesin has said the institution received N500 million from Osun and Oyo State Governments to pay the salary arrears being owed workers.

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Akure leaders say FUTA must apologise to monarch over crisis

By Samuel Faleye, Akure The crisis currently rocking the Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure has assumed another dimension with the call on its Vice Chancellor, Prof.Adebiyi Daramola to apologise to the Deji of Akure,Oba Ogunlade Aladetoyinbo for alleged disrespect to the traditional institution.

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Osun varsity VC sues for peace over shot students

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo The Vice Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor Labode Popoola has urged all stakeholders in the institution to remain calm over Saturday’s incidence where two of the students were shot by the police.

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Osun varsity students protest as police shoot colleagues in Osogbo

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Students of the Osun State University, Osogbo have protested the shooting of two of their colleagues by some policemen.

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Buhari orders universities to submit quarterly financial reports to FG

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that universities would now submit quarterly financial reports to the Federal Government through the National Universities Commission.

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