I was not assigned leading role in FG-ASUU face off—Osinbajo

Says Ngige, Adamu remain the face of govt in the on-going talks Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he was not assigned any leading role in the Federal Government negotiations with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Osinbajo, in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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We didn’t impose 120 cut-off mark, varsities voted for it —JAMB

The announcement on Tuesday August 22 of the minimum cutoff marks for admission into tertiary institutions by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has been eliciting reactions from stakeholders, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Strike: Osinbajo leads FG’s team on negotiation with ASUU

The Federal Government on Wednesday mandated Vice President Oluyemi Osinbajo to lead its team in the on-going discussion with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the industrial action embarked More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Nationwide Strike: We won’t meet with FG for now—ASUU

Shuns well publicized meeting with FG to await response on counter offer Ngige: Strike to top FEC meeting today NANS gives govt 21 days to end strike The much awaited meeting between the Federal Government and More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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NUC approves 5 new courses for Caleb University

The National University Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of postgraduate programmes and full-time mode in five courses for the Caleb University, Imota, in Lagos State. Mr Elvis Otobo, the Public More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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FG meets ASUU again today

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige will today meet with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in furtherance of efforts at resolving the lingering industrial action embarked upon by More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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NANS joins stakeholders to reject revised JAMB Cut-off Marks

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday joined stakeholders in educational sector to reject the backward review of the cut-off marks for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria The More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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Cut-Off Marks: ASUU wants FG to scrap JAMB

Says its cut off marks, sad decision for the future The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advocated immediate scrapping of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) before it destroyed More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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Strike: ASUU meets today over on-going strike

  The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, is scheduled to hold a crucial meeting in Abuja to take a definite position on whether or not to go ahead with its on-going strike. ASUU had called university More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Lawyer sues Pastor Adeboye, Redeemers School, others

A legal practitioner, Moses Oddiri, has sued the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the principal of Redeemers International Secondary School, Mrs. Feyisara Osinupebi, More...