At last, Oyo, Osun pay N500m to terminate LAUTECH crisis

The Oyo and Osun state governments have reportedly paid N250 million each to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) to end the crisis rocking the institution. A top source in the university quoted by The Nation confirmed the development on Friday. The source was quoted to have said: “Yes, both states have paid the amount as promised More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Why NASU, SSANU begin one-week warning strike—Yakubu Simon

Non-Academic Staff Unions in Nigerian universities on Monday began a one-week warning strike to protest the Federal Government’s non-implementation of the 2009 agreement it entered into with it. Chairman, University More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Three staff unions  of Nigerian varsities begin 5-day warning strike

Members of Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU)  on Sunday commenced a five-day More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Suspected abductors of Nigerian-Turkish College students, staff demand N1.2bn

Suspected abductors of students and members of staff of the Nigeria Turkish International College (NTIC) have reportedly demanded N1.2b ransom for the release of their victims. According to Channels Television report, More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Churches that run universities, expensive secondary schools should pay tax—Sheik Ahmad

The Chief Missioner of Ansar-ud-Deen Nigeria, Sheikh Abdur-Rahman Ahmad has faulted the Federal Government over its suspension of the controversial Financial Reporting Code which regulates tenure of religious bodies’ More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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How UNIOSUN students lost over N2bn to MMM—Vice Chancellor

We ‘ll stop students who haven’t paid their school fees from attending lectures, writing exams We don’t care if MMM pays them back or not Nobody forces them to invest in MMM, they must pay  Vice More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Abduction: Parents storm Nigerian-Turkish College, withdraw children, wards home

As college management confirm abduction of 8 students, staff Many parents on Saturday stormed Nigerian Turkish School, Ogun State to withdraw their children and wards in the college home out of fear. Eight persons, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Why Lafia varsity sacked nine workers

Nine staff of the Federal University, Lafia in Nasarawa State, have been fired. Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Mohammed Sanusi-Liman, made the disclosure on Friday. He said the management dismissed More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Unilag graduating students attain 5.0 CGPA as 8,000 matriculate

Two graduating students of the University of Lagos have recorded 5.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA, in 2015/2016 academic session, just like Ayodele Dada recorded same feat in the previous year. Rahamon More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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NYSC introduces biometric clearance for corps members

Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure on Wednesday introduced biometric clearance for Corps members in the South-East to ensure accountability of members’ activities More...