NYSC resumes orientaion camp in Adamawa after 3 years of suspension

The National Youth Service Corps has resumed orientation of corps members in Adamawa after three years suspension due to insecurity caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the state. The last orientation was held in Adamawa in March 2013. The State Coordinator of NYSC, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, on Tuesday said 2, 500 corps members were deployed to the state. He More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Brewing Crisis: Osun University shut

Authorities of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN) on Monday ordered students out of the campus. The authorities which said the school was not shut explained that its decision to order the students out of the campus More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Disturbance: Osogbo students want Nigeria Police probe own officers who shot two UNIOSUN students

The Osogbo National Students’ Union (ONSU) on Monday pushed for the probe of two suspected police officers who shot two Osun State University students over the weekend. ONSU which condemned the unwarranted More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Ex-education minister dies at 80

The remains of the former Minister of State for Education, Saka Saadu, was on Monday committed to mother earth at his GRA residence in llorin, the Kwara State capital. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that he More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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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 More...

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...