Fake Certificates: SUBEB stops 11 teachers in Cross River, downgrades them to security officials

Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has stopped 11 teachers from teaching over their failure to produce professional certificates in teaching SUBEB Chairman, Stephen Odey, who disclosed this during a verification and promotion exercise for teachers at Biase Local Government Area recently, said the affected persons failed to tender More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

NAN, NGO hold three days prayer for Buhari in Akure, Gombe

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has set aside three days to engage in intense prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and his early return to the country. NANS President, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

President Buhari directs TETFund to inject N24bn into 12 new varsities

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday directed the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) to inject N2 billion into each of the 12 new universities established by the Federal Government in 2011.Buhari, who spoke More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Why free and compulsory primary, junior secondary school education is enforceable in Nigeria—Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday declared as enforceable, the right of every Nigerian to free and compulsory primary and junior secondary education. The trial high court judge in the case, Justice More...

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

2017 UTME: Applicants with awaiting O/L results ‘ll no longer be considered for admission –JAMB

Strong indications emerged on Tuesday that applicants seeking admission into higher institutions of learning would no longer be considered for admission while awaiting their Ordinary Level results. The Joint Admissions More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Students force lecturer to mop floor, wash toilet

Students force lecturer to mop floor, wash toiletA lecturer in the English Department, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State, Isiaq Yusuf, popularly called I.G. Yusuf, has become an object of More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 27th, 2017

MMM: 4,000 Osun varsity students risk expulsion

About 4,000 students of Osun State University may be expelled in March for failing to pay their school fees. The school authorities had given all students in the university February 28, 2017 deadline to pay up More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Why candidates can no longer apply to two public universities–JAMB

The Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) has disclosed why it restricted candidates from choosing two public universities during the 2017 online registration. JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, Fabian More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, February 20th, 2017

ASUU and the fight against corruption in varsities

Our people say that an itch of the buttocks never really subsides unless it attracts public opprobrium. I am an unrepentant foot soldier of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) but can no longer continue More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, February 17th, 2017

S’Court upholds two-month jail term for ABU lecturer, Prof Kolo

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the decision of the lower court which sentenced a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof Festus Kolo to two months imprisonment for enticing a married woman. The More...