Tag: University

Cybercrime: Court Sends Unilorin, KWASU, Kwara Poly Students to Jail

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2021

Fraudster Bags 7 years for Criminal Conspiracy and Forgery The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, July 27, ... Read More

President Buhari Approves 5 New Universities

AMT Tanimu- June 21, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of five new universities specialised in technology and health to close the huge gap in the doctor-patient ratio ... Read More

FG inaugurates 7-member presidential panel on UNILAG crisis

Abdul Jimoh- August 26, 2020

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has inaugurated a seven-member presidential panel to look into the crisis in the school and submit recommendations that ... Read More

MDCAN Withdraws Service from Medical Education

Henry Solomon- February 26, 2020

The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), have announced the withdrawal of their services from medical education ... Read More

21-year-old Ekiti University Student Convicted for Cyber Crime

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2019

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday convicted a 21-year-old student, Ojo Ayomide, for cyber crime related offences. Justice Nkeonye Maha, convicted Ayomide, 400- level Accounting ... Read More

Unilorin Vows to Prosecute Illegal Farmers, Herders

Henry Solomon- July 2, 2019

The University of Ilorin in Kwara says it will henceforth prosecute illegal farmers and herders apprehended on its property. Prof. Bolaji Sule, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, ... Read More

VC Nasarawa Varsity Cautions Lecturers on Sex for Marks

Henry Solomon- May 3, 2019

The Vice-Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, says the management will not spare any lecturer who demands sex for marks from students. Bala-Mohammrd ... Read More

Separated Co-Joined Twins Healthy, Discharged – UATH

Henry Solomon- November 30, 2018

The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) says the set of co-joined twins separated by the hospital are in healthy condition and have been discharged ... Read More

University Professor commits suicide in Makurdi

admin- October 25, 2018

Professor Frank Onyezili: commits suicide Prof. Frank Onyezili, a senior lecturer with the Biological Sciences Department of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, has committed ... Read More

FG releases N22.68b to defunct Airways workers, N20b to universities

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 24, 2018

The Federal Government has released N22.68 billion to settle part of the retirement benefits of former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways. The government has ... Read More

DELSU Suspends Controversial Duty Register

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2018

The Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, has temporarily suspended implementation of the controversial duty register it recently introduced for its staff. The institution’s Registrar, Mr. ... Read More

ASUU wants immediate review of LAUTECH tuition fees

admin- August 13, 2018

ASUU President Professor Biodun Ogunyemi By Gami Tadanyigbe The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for the immediate downward review of high tuition ... Read More

University of Maiduguri Graduates 78 First Class Students at Convocation Despite Insurgency

Henry Solomon- April 28, 2018

Seventy-Eight students of the University of Maiduguri (UniMaid) on Saturday in Maiduguri bagged first class honours. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, said ... Read More

‘The Igbo In The Politics of Nigeria’ – Rotimi Amaechi

AMT Tanimu- March 22, 2018

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, 12th Convocation Lecture Delivered by Rt.Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi Let me acknowledge without any reservation whatsoever, that I am honored by the ... Read More

UTME Begins Successfully in Adamawa — JAMB Coordinator

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 9, 2018

The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) started successfully in Adamawa on Friday in five examination centres, Mr Danladi Aliyu, the Adamawa Zonal Coordinator of Joint ... Read More

Education Minister Lays Foundation for 500-Capacity JAMB Test Centre

Henry Solomon- November 20, 2017

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Monday laid the foundation for the construction of a 500-capacity centre for the conduct of JAMB’s computer-based ... Read More

Use Human Face Economic Policies To Quell Agitations, University Don Advises FG

Henry Solomon- October 9, 2017

Dr Terhemba Wuam of Kaduna State University (KASU), on Monday, advised the Federal Government to institute economic policies with a human face to quell the ... Read More

Unilorin VC Pledges to Hand-Over Better University to Successor

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 15, 2017

Prof. Abdul Ganiyu Ambali, Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, has pledged to hand over a better institution than he inherited five years ago, to his successor. ... Read More

Qualitative Education Will Reduce Hunger, Unemployment – UNIUYO VC

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 26, 2017

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Uyo, Prof. Enefiok Essien, has called for skill-based courses that would promote entrepreneurial skills in the nation’s tertiary institutions. Essien made ... Read More