Tag: universities

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EditorApril 13, 2018

Opinion: Universities Should Embrace Online Courses

Education plays a pivotal role in the development of a country. It is the key to wealth and national development. ...

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AzeezNovember 4, 2017

FG wiil support universities affected by insurgency – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the Federal Government would support universities affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in the ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2017

We didn’t fix admission cut-off marks, stakeholders did – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it did not fix the tertiary institutions minimum admission cut-off marks, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 21, 2017

JAMB set to announce policy changes on Tuesday

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), which reportedly began a meeting Monday, is set to announce a major new ...

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EditorAugust 18, 2017

If strike is the only language the FG understands, then ASUU has not done enough

by Usman Alabi The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said recently that the only language the federal government understands is strike. ...

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AzeezAugust 17, 2017

Universities can now organise post-UTME – FG

The Federal Government has said tertiary institutions can now conduct Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME), The Nation reports. Minister of ...

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EditorAugust 15, 2017

ASUU strike: Continued exodus to Cyprus and Benin Republic?

by Adedotun Michael Chigozie Obioma, the author of the Booker nominated and well-received novel ‘The Fishermen’ was a student at ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 26, 2017

EFCC to introduce anti-corruption courses in universities

by Dolapo Adelana The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said the agency will soon ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 22, 2016

BREAKING: ASUU ends warning strike, directs lecturers to resume Wednesday

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday ended its one week nationwide warning strike over the non-implementation of ...

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RoqeebahOctober 23, 2016

Eye on Buhari: The President reunites with his dear daughters and more

Following the roller coaster week that President Muhammadu Buhari had last week, we were not sure what to expect this ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 18, 2016

NUC stops diplomas in universities

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has scrapped crapped sub-degree diploma programmes in the Nigerian University System (NUS). The Commission also called ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 2, 2016

Nigerian students go into hiding, as Turkey begins manhunt

The Turkish government has begun a manhunt of Nigerian students in its Universities, The Cable reports. According to an affected student the ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 19, 2016

Gbenga Sesan: The funnel effect in Nigeria’s education system

First, it was Facebook. And now, it’s WhatsApp. You get added to a group, everyone welcomes you, you’re excited about ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 24, 2016

#Yabacon: How citizens and innovators have transformed Yaba

Yaba is a typical Lagos town; noisy, busy, over-populated and a complete paradox – with neatly set modern buildings standing next ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 21, 2016

Why lecturers, ASUU are against ‘sexual harassment bill’

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has kicked against the 2016 sexual harassment bill before the senate. ASUU is ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 7, 2016

I’m proud to have established 12 universities – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan said on Monday that he built hundreds of primary and secondary schools as well as 12 ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 11, 2016

FG says it wants to establish 6 new universities

The federal government has signaled that it wishes to build more universities for the country. “This government has already decided ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2016

Opinion: Breaking the exploitative habits of Nigerian universities

Before we proceed to digest the topic at hand, it is inevitable to note the contemporary knack for quantity at ...

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Janeth JFebruary 14, 2016

Why 9 Vice Chancellors of Jonathan’s universities were sacked

The Secretary-General, Committee of Vice-Chancellors, Michael Faborode, has revealed that the tenure of some of his colleagues that were recently ...

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Isime EseneNovember 3, 2014

1Plify hits another milestone; partners with FPT University, Vietnam & University of Greenwich

by Akan Ido Keeping to its promise of connecting Nigerian students with reputable institutions in Nigeria and around the world, ...

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YEditorOctober 23, 2014

HND-BSC dichotomy comes closer to ending as Senate considers Bill

by James Sambo A Bill to abolish and prohibit dichotomy and discrimination between first degrees and the higher national diploma ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 16, 2014

Illegal Licence: Nine Universities shut down by NUC

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Nine universities have been shut down by the National Universities Commission (NUC), for operating without legal licence. ...

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January 12, 2014

Guess what the most expensive public university in Nigeria is…

by Oke Efagene The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), has threatened a showdown with the management of the Lagos ...

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December 11, 2013

ASUU strike update: FG finally signs agreement with Union, classes to resume

by Isi Esene The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has finally signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal ...

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December 6, 2013

ASUU Strike update: OAU & UI to resume, Ibadan to start lectures 6 January

by Chi Ibe Is it not therefore over? Two of the nation’s biggest universities, the University of Ibadan and the ...

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December 5, 2013

Report: ASUU chief blames Education Minister for on-going strike

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Dr. Karo Ogbinaka, the Chairman, University of Lagos Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ...

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December 4, 2013

ASUU strike: “I have personally seen the balance” – Presidency provides ‘proof of payment’ of N200billion into account

The presidency on Wednesday laboured to prove it has actually paid the sum of N200bn into an account with the ...

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November 28, 2013

ASUU strike update: ‘Federal Government directive is an empty threat’ – Lecturers maintain their stance

by Oke Efagene The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), have described the federal government’s threat to sack lecturers if ...

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November 23, 2013

ASUU lecturers secretly meet in Kano, aim for consensus agreement

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, National Executive Council, weekend, met in Kano. The secret meeting,Vanguard ...

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November 20, 2013

YNaija Editorial: ASUU, you are irresponsible

While we support the ASUU strike and their goal of improving our university education system, we have to also point ...

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