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Court summons Baze University over student result controversy

The Abuja High Court on Thursday summoned Baze University, Abuja over the refusal to review the appropriate results 19A semester result in MSC 801, Theories of Mass Communication and MSC 803, Research Methods of Mass Communication belonging to Leo Ekpenyong.

NCC promises more support to researchers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it will offer more research fellowship positions to researchers in the tertiary institutions.

Jos university management confirms accreditation of five courses

The Management of University of Jos on Wednesday confirmed the accreditation of five of its courses by National Universities Commission (NUC).
Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora

Minister urges universities to commence degree programme in traditional medicine

The Minister of State for Health, Senator Adeleke Mamora, has called on universities in the country to introduce Bachelor of Science degree programme in herbal medicine for better healthcare delivery.

49 out of 50 programmes of Uniabuja accredited by NUC – official

Forty nine out of the 50 academic programmes of University of Abuja have been accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Sokoto gets first private varsity

Aliyu Magartakada Foundation is to establish the first private University in Sokoto State.
Prof. Gregory Ibe, founder and Chancellor, Gregory University, Uturu, in Abia, has said that age should not be a barrier for anyone seeking admission into the university.

Gregory Ibe: Controversy over age for varsity admission unnecessary

Prof. Gregory Ibe, founder and Chancellor, Gregory University, Uturu, in Abia, has said that age should not be a barrier for anyone seeking admission into the university.

Striking university workers demand N30 billion earned allowance

Nigerian non-academic university workers have demanded N30 billion as payment of their earned allowances from the Nigerian government.

Federal government directs inclusion of sacked staff school teachers in payroll

The Federal Government has directed that the Accountant-General office and National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission should commence the process of including in the payroll sacked teachers of staff schools in the 2020 budget.
Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.

Evangel vice chancellor wants inclusion of private universities in TETFund support

Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.

Professor: Tourism investment key to economic development

A professor of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti, Prof. Funso Isolaowa Afolabi, has said tourism has a major role to play in the development of the country’s economy.

Jukun-Tiv crisis: Federal university workers, students relocate to Benue from Wukari

Workers and students of Tiv extraction in the Federal University, Wukari (FUW), Taraba State, have continued to flee from the institution.

Plateau university to begin faculties of health sciences, law in 2020 – vice-chancellor

The Plateau State University, Bokkos, will start a Faculty of Health Sciences and a Faculty Law in 2020, the Vice-Chancellor, Yohanna Izam, has said.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved doctoral degree programs for Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Ile-Ife, according to the institution’s founder, Dr Rahmon Adedoyin.

NUC approves doctorate programs for Oduduwa university

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved doctoral degree programs for Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Ile-Ife, according to the institution’s founder, Dr Rahmon Adedoyin.
MADONNA UNIVERSITY

Madonna university marks 16th convocation as 38 students bag first class

No fewer than 38 First Class graduates of the Madonna University, Okija Anambra State will take part in the institution’s 16th convocation ceremony billed to take place on Saturday.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NUC, NYSC move to block fake foreign trained graduates from service

Its Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, stated these when the Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, visited him at the headquarters of the commission in Abuja.

Nursing, midwifery council licenses 205 new members

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) has inducted 205 graduates of nursing and midwifery from foreign institutions who have completed their adaptation programme to practice nursing in Nigeria.
Ibrahim Bello-Kano

Nigerian universities ‘irretrievably poor’ – BUK professor

A professor of English at the Bayero University Kano (BUK), Ibrahim Bello-Kano, has said that the Nigerian university system has collapsed beyond redemption.

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