LAUTECH Closure: Drama as protesting student leaders split, engage one another in free-for-all  

Gov’s largesse of ‘N500,000 scattered them–Eyewitnesses The much-publicised protest by students against  the seven-month closure of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, ended in a free-for-all on Monday. The students who began to exchange blows with one another abandoned their objective of coming out to protest More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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OAU, Uniport  get new Governing Councils

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi as the chairman of the Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife. The approval came on a day Professor Mvendega More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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LAUTECH ‘ll re-open latest end of January–Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Saturday hinted that academic activities would resume at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, latest by the end of January. Ajimobi who said he is collaborating More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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Babalakin, Saraki, 14 others to represent Nigerian govt in negotiation with ASUU, SSANU others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 16-member committee, headed by Wale Babalakin (SAN), to renegotiate the 2009 Federal Government agreement with the staff unions in the federal universities, polytechnics More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Poor Performance: FUT Minna expels 700 students in 2015/2016 academic session alone

Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Musbau Akani, on Thursday said a total of 700 students had been expelled over poor performances and bad behaviour during 2015/2016 academic session More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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Alleged Sexual Harassment: Dismissed UI lecturer wins in court

A Federal High Court in Ibadan has given judicial reprieve to Dr Martins Fabunmi, a lecturer at the University of Ibadan (UI) on a case of alleged sexual harassment on a female student of the institution. The News More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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How we encouraged 58 prisons inmates in Kuje to register for degree programmes—NOUN

Fifty-eight inmates of Kuje Prisons have keyed into the free tuition programme of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The inmates are presently studying various courses ranging from Law, Mass Communication, More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, December 26th, 2016
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Fayose okays mass promotion for 15,772 workers

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday, approved promotion for a total of 15, 772 workers in the local government, the teaching service and the core civil service. The approval came at a meeting he held More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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WAEC releases Nov/Dec 2016 examination results, withholds 13, 488 results

The West African Examination Council WAEC) on Friday announced the release of the results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates (November / December) 2016 with More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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From 2017, we’ll conduct of examination for private candidates twice –WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has disclosed its readiness to begin the conduct of its examination for private candidates twice in a year with effect from 2017. The council Registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae, More...