NUC Releases List Of 57 Illegal Universities In Nigeria, Check Here

The National Universities Commission has released a list of 57 illegal degree awarding institutions operating in Nigeria or any of its other campuses in the country. The Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, warned that certificates obtained from the institutions would not be accorded recognition for the purpose of election and participation in the […]

Ondo State University of Medical Science To Begin Academic Activities This October

The Ondo State University of Medical Science will commence academic activities in October, 2015, starting with the admission of Direct Entry students while students will be admitted into 100 level through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in 2016. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dayo Adeyanju, said this on Monday in an interview with newsmen […]

Confusion In ACEONDO Over Uncertainty Of School Head, Provost Or VC?

The academic community of Adeyemi University of Education, Ondo, is currently in confusion  following the uncertainty on who now heads the institution between Prof Richard King and Prof.  Olukoya Ogen. King was appointed the Vice Chancellor of the institution in May, 2015, when the College of Education was upgraded to a university while Ogen was […]

JAMB Announces Commencement of 2016 UTME Form Sales

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has perfected plans to begin the 2016 sales of UTME form by August 31st, 2015. This was made known by the board’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin in statement yesterday  in Lagos. It was gathered that the decision of the board to make the form available now […]

EKSU Gets Google Campus Wide Wireless Internet Facility

Google Africa has handed over a campus wide broadband wireless cloud Infrastructure with fibre optics backbone deployed to EKSU. The event held at a ceremony in the vice-chancellor’s office. The Vice Chancellor Prof. Oladipo Aina, who praised the technical experts from Google Africa for their professionalism and dedication to work for the past two years, […]

SSANU Reiterates On Strike Threat Over FG Refusal To Fund Staff Schools

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities on Sunday in Lagos urged the Federal Government to rescind its decision to stop funding universities’ staff schools. This will be the second of such threats following the first in June (read here).   Alfred Jimoh, SSANU’s National Vice-President, Western Zone, told the News Agency of Nigeria that […]

ADSU Resumes Academic Activities, Employs Vigilantes

The authorities of Adamawa State University, Mubi, have recruited 80 hunters to ensure the security of the university community. The university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Joshua Shall, disclosed this to newsmen in Mubi on Thursday, just as the institution resumes academic activities. Shall said that the institution was aware of the complementary role played by the […]

OAU Tops Nigerian University Rankings 2015 – Cybermetrics

An international institute which ranks universities across the globe, Cybermetrics Lab of Spain, has rated the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, as the best university in Nigeria, for the fifth consecutive time. A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of OAU, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, on Thursday, stated that the university ranking body rated […]

Oyo State Stops Payment Of WAEC Fees, Candidates To Pay N3000

The Oyo State Government has stopped the payment of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination registration fees for candidates in public secondary schools in the state. The state’s Head of Service, Mr. Soji Eniade, said this in a statement in Ibadan on Wednesday. The state said the directive would take effect from the 2015/2016 […]

Borno Public Schools Set To Be Re-Opened

Borno State Government has finally put in place machinery to reopen public schools in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The state governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has constituted a 13-man committee to work out modalities for their reopening. As part of effort to open these schools, which are now accommodating Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from all […]