Why candidates can no longer apply to two public universities–JAMB

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed why it restricted candidates from choosing two public universities during the 2017 online registration. JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, on Saturday said that the choice of public universities was restricted to one but candidates can choose as many colleges of education More...

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By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 20th, 2017

ASUU and the fight against corruption in varsities

Our people say that an itch of the buttocks never really subsides unless it attracts public opprobrium. I am an unrepentant foot soldier of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) but can no longer continue More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 17th, 2017

S’Court upholds two-month jail term for ABU lecturer, Prof Kolo

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the decision of the lower court which sentenced a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof Festus Kolo to two months imprisonment for enticing a married woman. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

1.7 million candidates to write 2017 UTME–JAMB

Some 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has said. Mr. Oloyede More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Misappropriation of Funds: Trial of FUTA VC, Bursar begins

Barring any last minute change in plan, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign the embattled Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Akure (FUTA), Adebiyi Daramola, and the Bursar, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

60% of teachers in Niger public schools got jobs with fake certificates — Gov. Bello

Niger State Governor, Mr Abubakar Bello on Wednesday dropped a bombshell regarding the quality of teachers imparting knowledge both at the primary and secondary schools, saying not less than 60 per cent of the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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NYSC: Another female corps member dies in Bayelsa camp

A female member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, identified simply as Jumoke, has reportedly died at the Orientation camp in Bayelsa State. She was said to have died over the weekend at the Orientation More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

LASU suspends final year student over alleged involvement in rape, cultism

The authorities of Lagos State University (LASU), has suspended a final year student of Public Administration student, Mr Adeyemi Temitope,from the institution. An official bulletin of the institution, made available More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Admission: No more admission for students without farming interests into Agric varsities–FG

Indications emerged on Tuesday that the Federal Government might no longer allow students with no farming interests gain admission into its Universities of Agriculture. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Akure court varies Elizade VC’s  bail conditions after 11 days in Olokuta prisons

The Akure Chief Magistrate Court hearing the seven-count charge against the Vice Chancellor of Elizade University in Ilara-Mokin, Prof Kunle Oloyede, has set aside the stringent $250, 000 bail conditions earlier More...