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ASUU: Why we’re against IPPIS

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has given reasons why it rejected the plan by the Federal Government to enrol university workers into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

FUNAAB students flee as armed robbers invade hostels

Students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Ogun State can no longer sleep with their two eyes closed over fears that they may be robbed overnight.

Federal government tasked on funding interdisciplinary research at varsities

The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Ibadan, (UI), Prof. Kayode Adebowale, have urged the Federal Government to provide more funding support for interdisciplinary research in Nigerian universities.

Nigeria spends $1.2 billion to import fish annually – central bank chief

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says about 1.2 billion dollars worth of fish is imported into this country annually.
Lagos State Government has declared zero tolerance for illegal abattoirs-slaughter slabs, waste mismanagement and unhygenic handling of meat.

Nigeria won’t achieve food safety with poor abattoirs – FUNAAB deputy vice chancellor

Professor Morenike Dipeolu, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, has said the nation’s desire to achieve a high level of food safety and quality of life might be a mirage unless the current challenges militating against the establishment, hygiene operations and management of abattoirs were addressed.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Don lauds efforts of Nigerian educational institutions in research

Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.

University workers declare three-day nationwide protest

SSANU noted that the decision to hold the protest was reached at its 35th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting which held at Enugu State University (ESUT) between Wednesday December 5 and Thursday 6th.

Wole Soyinka to bag honorary Ph.D as FUNAAB graduates 113 first class

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, is to award honorary doctorate degree to Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, as it graduates 113 first class students on Thursday.

WAUG: UNIPORT emerges overall winner, UNILAG, Ghana university shine

University of Port Harcourt on Monday emerged the overall winner of the 14th West Africa University Games hosted by the institution in Port Harcourt.

FUNAAB canvasses support for SMEs to enhance food production

The Federal Government has been urged to improve support for the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), to enhance their capacity to produce enough food for the country.

Ministry releases 19 high yield crop varieties, 1 chicken breed

A total of 19 new high yield crop varieties have been released by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology to enhance Nigerian agriculture.

Federal government urged to include sex education in school’s curriculum

Prof. Okanlawon Onagbesin, a Reproductive Physiologist, has called on the Federal Government to introduce Sex Education in schools as a course of its own in order to give thorough sex education to the young ones.

Food scientists lament government neglect, call for recognition

The first chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST), Body of Fellows, Prof. Charles Aworh, has lamented the neglect of the body by the Federal Government.

ASUU wants EFCC to publish findings on alleged scam in UNILORIN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to make its findings on its petition over University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) corruption allegations public without further delay.

EFCC urged to probe corruption allegations against JAMB’s Ishaq Oloyede, Abdulganiyu Ambali

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at the weekend asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately make public its findings on the union’s petition to it, in which corruption allegations were made against the University of Ilorin.
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Oyo guber: ADP’s Adebayo Alao-Akala picks Abideen Olaiya as running mate

Former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, the governorship candidate of African Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo State, has picked Prof. Abideen Olaiya, as his running mate for the 2019 governorship election.

Ministry releases 19 high yield crop varieties, one chicken breed to farmers

The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology has released 19 new high yield crop varieties to enhance agricultural production.

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