Earned Allowance: Why UI Bursar must go—ASUU

The University of Ibadan chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has demanded immediate suspension of the institution’s Bursar, Mr. Michael Alatise. He was accused to have refused to pay deserving academic staff of their earned allowance as directed by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka. It was learnt that the controversy More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Supreme Court ‘ll rule on Dasuki’s bail request March 2018

The Supreme Court on Wednesday fixed March 2 for judgment in an appeal by former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki, challenging his alleged indefinite detention. The panel of five Justices, led by Dattijo More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Queues for petrol resurface in Abuja

Vehicular queues for petrol at service stations on Tuesday resurfaced in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The development forced the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Obono- Obla, Prof. Ernest Ojukwu, others for launching of maiden law journal

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution and Chairman, Presidential Special Panel For Recovery of Stolen Property, Chief Okoi Obono- Obla, is expected to chair the 2017 Justice( Sir) Udo More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Alumni Association sues Kogi varsity, VC over alleged N10m fraud

The Kogi State University Alumni Association has sued the Vice Chancellor of the Kogi State University (KSU), Professor Mohammed Abdulkadir and the institution before a state high court sitting in Anyigba over More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Varsities in fresh crisis as non-teaching staff resume nationwide strike today

The non-teaching staff of the Nigerian universities on Sunday vowed to commence an indefinite strike action in public universities today. The affected staff who belong to three unions: NASU, SSANU, and NAAT, said More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Why Nigerian universities can’t be among world’s best for now—Prof Garba

Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Prof Ibrahim Garba has listed reasons why none of the Nigerian universities was ranked among the best in the world despite the increase in the number of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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132 graduates bag First Class in UNN—VC

Vice Chancellor of University of Nigeria (UNN), Prof Benjamin Ozumba, has disclosed that no fewer than 132 new graduates of the university for the 2016/2017 session bagged First Class Honours. Prof. Ozumba made More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Osinbajo to Nigerians: Prepare for higher electricity tariffs

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday declared that higher electricity tariffs in the country is inevitable if Nigerians must enjoy stable power supply. Osinbajo who made this remark while addressing the quarterly More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Stop deifying diabetes; it kills only careless people – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised Nigerians to stop deifying diabetes, saying it is not a killer disease. He spoke Friday morning when he led hundreds of people on road walk for diabetes awareness More...