Prison inmate emerges best PG student of National Open University

An inmate of the Enugu Maximum Security Prison, Chukwununso Nomeh, has emerged the overall best post-graduate student of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prisons Special Study Centres nationwide. The spokesperson of the Nigeria Prison Service in Enugu State, Mr Chukwuemeka Monday, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Enugu on More...

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By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

NECO makes history, releases Nov/DEC SSCE results 38 days after exams

The National Examinations Council (NECO) on Tuesday made history by releasing the results of the November /December Senior School Certificate Examination it conducted between November and December 2017 in a record More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 4th, 2018

MAPOLY lecturers suspend strike without agreement with Ogun govt

Without any formal agreement with Ogun State Government on the bone of contention between them, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) Abeokuta Chapter, on Wednesday More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Ex-President Obasanjo bags Ph.D

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday bagged a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Christian Theology at the National Open University (NOUN). Ph.D is the highest earned academic degree in the world. He More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 8th, 2017

Earned Allowance: Why UI Bursar must go—ASUU

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has demanded immediate suspension of the institution’s Bursar, Mr. Michael Alatise. He was accused to have refused to pay deserving More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Alumni Association sues Kogi varsity, VC over alleged N10m fraud

The Kogi State University Alumni Association has sued the Vice Chancellor of the Kogi State University (KSU), Professor Mohammed Abdulkadir and the institution before a state high court sitting in Anyigba over More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, December 4th, 2017

Varsities in fresh crisis as non-teaching staff resume nationwide strike today

The non-teaching staff of the Nigerian universities on Sunday vowed to commence an indefinite strike action in public universities today. The affected staff who belong to three unions: NASU, SSANU, and NAAT, said More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Admission crisis and Nigeria’s educational system, by Iyabo Lawal

The appetite for higher education in the world’s most populous black nation, Nigeria, is huge. But existing infrastructure, policies and political realities are becoming obstacles for the hundreds of thousands More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Why Nigerian universities can’t be among world’s best for now—Prof Garba

Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Prof Ibrahim Garba has listed reasons why none of the Nigerian universities was ranked among the best in the world despite the increase in the number of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

132 graduates bag First Class in UNN—VC

Vice Chancellor of University of Nigeria (UNN), Prof Benjamin Ozumba, has disclosed that no fewer than 132 new graduates of the university for the 2016/2017 session bagged First Class Honours. Prof. Ozumba made More...