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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has called for an embargo on the creation of new public and private universities in the country.
Members of the Imo State House of Assembly on Wednesday urged the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, to probe the immediate past governor, Rochas Okorocha, for allegedly using N5b belonging to the state government to build a private university for himself.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Tuesday marched on the Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State, to protest the arrest, detention and arraignment of their colleagues.
The Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday ordered universities and other tertiary institutions in the country to exempt blind and deaf people from the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to a bill seeking the establishment of Nigeria Maritime University in Okerenkoko Delta State.
Worried by allegation of misappropriation of funds at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the Senate Committee on Public Procurement at the weekend summoned stakeholders in the institution to unravel the cause of the financial crisis rocking the university.
Authorities of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) have began lobbying the National Universities Commission (NUC) for increase in the existing admission quota allotted the institution initially pegged at 10,900, it was learnt
A former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Munzali Jibril, has said many private universities in the country neglect staff development and welfare.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Academy at Udi in Enugu State is to commence the award of degree certificates in September this year, the Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, announced on Tuesday in Abuja.
For the first time in its 35 years of existence, 57 Fist Class students will lead 14, 312 others at the Lagos State University (LASU) 23rd forthcoming convocation.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted accreditation to 10 out of 15 academic programmes offered by Obong University, a private university based in Akwa Ibom State.
The Vice-Chancellor of Elizade University, Ilara Mokin, Ondo State, Professor Olukayode Hamund, has said the institution would from next academic session, start running courses in basic medical sciences.
The reinstated Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Suleiman Bogoro, has said most Nigerian professors are not capable of getting global grants for research because of poor research proposals.
Ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo at the weekend said Nigeria needs more private universities to carter for its increasing population seeking tertiary education.
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has identified the manipulation of the country’s fault lines by the elite as the source of unending communal violence and insecurity in the land.
The West Africa Students’ Union (WASU) has urged the National Universities Commission (NUC) to allow Nigerian Universities to award bachelor degrees on Community Health Science.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr expressed his displeasure with Daniel Akpeyi's attempt to dribble in his own box during their opening Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match against Burundi.
Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who turns 57 years on Tuesday June 25, 2019.
Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday issued a stern warning to three alleged cultists on trial for allegedly abducting and gang-raping two female 15-year old secondary school students.
An alleged notorious kidnapper Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon alias Pencil was on Sunday night shot dead during gun battle with operatives of the Lagos State Police Command.
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday granted bail to a journalist, Jones Abiri.
The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has directed all parties in dispute over the Oil Mining Licence, OML-25 to resolve all contending issues within 7 days and reopen the oil facility.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has summoned all authorised currency dealers for a meeting to discuss development in the foreign exchange market.
No fewer than 242,214 girls have been enrolled into primary one in Katsina State following the successes recorded by the Girls Education Project (GEP) 3 Enrollment Campaign at community levels under the UNICEF.
French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is one win away from becoming the first Australian to be crowned women’s world number one in 43 years after reaching the final of the WTA event in Birmingham on Saturday.