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ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: Lecturers, Women Protest In Anambra, Abuja.

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday held rallies in Onitsha and Awka, Anambra State, urging the Federal Government to implement the 2009 agreement it signed with them in 2009. The ASUU members from the Anambra State University conducted the rally at Onitsha, while that of Awka was conducted by their colleagues from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University. At the Onitsha rally at th... »

ASUU STRIKE: Okunnu Charges Federal Government To Speed Up Dialogue.

Femi Okunnu. The President of the Ansaru-Ud-deen Society of Nigeria,  Olufemi Okunnu (SAN), has called on the Federal Government to conclude its dialogue with the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Okunnu, in a statement to felicitate with Islamic faithful on the  Eid-El-Kabir celebration on Monday, said the dialogue should be extended to other unions in the nation’s tertiary institutions. He s... »

We’ll Survive No-Work-No-Pay Policy – ASUU Chairman

Chairman, ASUU, University of Lagos Branch, Dr. Oghenekaro Ogbinaka The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Lagos chapter, Dr. Oghenekaro Ogbinaka, speaks on the 14-week-old strike by lecturers in public universities, in this interview with CHARLES ABAH Fourteen weeks into the strike, the end is still not in sight. What is ASUU’s next line of action considering the ... »

Group Wants Stakeholders To Invest In Youths

The founder of IC Cube, an outfit that focuses on the development of teenagers and youths, Mr. Charles Ajiboye, has called on governments and other relevant stakeholders to invest in the development of youths. Ajiboye, who  recently spoke in Lagos, said there was the need to empower youths properly, especially in skill acquisition in order to prepare them for life challenges. He stated this while ... »

ASUU Strike Drives Students To Private Varsities

National President, ASUU, Nasir Issa-Fagge Nigeria has 78 public and 51 private universities. A strike by lecturers has paralysed public institutions for the past three months, while teaching at private universities has continued. As a result, there has been a rush by parents with financial muscle to register their children in private universities, whose proprietors are laughing all the way to the... »

Suspected Cultists Murder Final Year Student Of LASPOTECH.

A final year student of Lagos State Polytechnic, Ibrahim Oluwaseun, 26, has been killed by suspected cult members at his parents’ home in Somolu area of Lagos. The deceased, a student of Business Administration, was said to have been preparing to defend his final year project this week when he was killed on Friday night. Our correspondent also gathered that the deceased was sitting with his mother... »

Petroleum Training Institute Effurrun (PTI) Releases First Batch Admission List. Check Here

Merit/first batch of 2013/2014 admission list into the Petroleum Training Institute Warri has been released on her website. The admission status released are for prospective PTI’s who obtained scores well above the admission cut-off marks into the school for this session. Although the university did not make her admission cut-off marks public, the admission list so released is believed to be... »

Bishop, Diocese Of Ife Okays “Uniform School Policy In Osun State”

The Bishop, Diocese of Ife, Anglican Communion, Rev. Oluranti Odubogun, says there is the need to implement a uniform education policy in the country, irrespective of party affiliations. Odubogun, however, said the proposed education policy in Osun State was a welcome development, provided it did not negate the Federal Government’s blueprint for education. The cleric said this during the second se... »