• ASUU Commences Indefinite Strike
    The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, March 23rd, 2020 declared an indefinite strike over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System and the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, announced the strike at a press briefing in its National Secretariat, Abuja. HeContinue Reading
  • Coronavirus: No plans to shut down schools, places of worship in Edo- Governor Godwin Obaseki
    The Edo state government has said that there is no plan to shut down schools and places of worship in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Stare Governor  Obaseki made this known when he received religious leaders from the state in his office on Friday March 20th. He said thereContinue Reading
  • Corps member dies in her sleep in Akwa Ibom orientation camp
    A corps member serving in Akwa Ibom state reportedly died in her sleep at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Ikot Itie Udung, on Sunday March 15. Mrs Queen Uba Eziuche, a Batch B member with call up number: NYSC/ISU/2020/0562, reportedly went to sleep after the regular morning exercise and she didn’t wake up.Continue Reading
  • Naira Marley In University Of Ilorin Exam Question
    A Student of the University of Ilorin, who is taking a Postgraduate degree in the Department of Performing Arts (@tundexmania) shared an image of an examination script he took yesterday, that evidently had an inquiry on Social Media. The inquiry which is; “Write a play-let to support the inherent paradoxContinue Reading
  • ASUU Commences Nationwide Warning Strike
    The Academic Staff Union has commenced it’s warning strike today 9th of March 2020 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on a two- week warning strike with effect from Monday. Its National President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this at end of the National Executive Council meeting(NEC) heldContinue Reading
  • Gunmen abduct daughter of former ABU Vice Chancellor
    Maryam Abdullahi Mustapha, the daughter of former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, has been abducted by gunmen who invaded her father’s residence on Friday February 7.  The gunmen reportedly stormed the building located at Hayin Malam Jama’a in Sabon Gari LGA at about 11:30pm withContinue Reading
  • Nigerian professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa arrested for spending nearly $200k research funds on strippers
    Chikaodinaka Nwankpa, a former Drexel University professor in Philadelphia, who spent federal grant money on strippers and made other ‘improper purchases’ has officially been arrested and is set to appear in court.  The Nigerian professor was last week arrested and charged with two counts of felony theft for allegedly stealing $185,000 inContinue Reading
  • Pastor married to 2 wives, impregnates 16-year-antique secondary school pupil in Ogun
    The Ogun State Police Command has arrested Prophet Sunday Adelaja for defiling and impregnating a 16-year-old Junior Secondary School 3 student.  Adelaja who defiled the girl twice, is reportedly married to two wives and also the pastor of a white garment church in Iwaya, Ijebu-Ife community of the state.  Recounting how the incident occurred, theContinue Reading
  • FG looking to over-localise university gadget with IPPIS – ASUU
    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Nigerian government of trying to over-localize the university system in the country through its insistence on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). ASUU’s President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi who spoke with newsmen after a meeting with members of the union atContinue Reading
  • 23 make First Class at IBBU
    Twenty-three students would graduate with First Class during the third combined convocation of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai holding Saturday. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Muhammad Nasiru Maiturare told reporters in Minna during the pre-convocation briefing that 3,212 students would graduate during the ceremony. Of the number, 700 made second classContinue Reading
  • ASUU mobilises members for strike over payroll
    The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) appears to be heading for a showdown with the Federal Government over the implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information (IPPIS). The union of university lecturers yesterday prepared for another round of strike over threat by the government to stopContinue Reading
  • Kogi State University final year student allegedly shot dead by gunmen
    A final year student of Kogi State University identified as Joseph Apeh was allegedly shot dead by unknown gunmen after concluding his examination yesterday December 10.  The deceased who was allegedly gunned down after being trailed to the campus, was a final year student in the Department of English atContinue Reading
  • Kano Girls Must Finish Secondary School Before They Can Get Married
    Kano Stage Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje, has revealed that the education policy in the state has reduced the menace of child-bride in the state. The governor disclosed this on Sunday night during the 2019 Human Rights Summit/Award with the theme, ‘Adopting Rights Based Approach in the Public Sector Sustainable Development Agenda’,Continue Reading