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FUTA unveils plans to focus on PG programme

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Joseph Fuwape, has unfolded plans of the university to focus more on the training and production of postgraduate students.

UI VC laments poor access to university education in Nigeria

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka has lamented the problem of access to tertiary education in Nigeria saying that out of over 1.5m university admission seekers into the nation’s 168 universities, less than 500,000 candidates could be admitted annually.

ASUU: Nigerian leaders lack integrity

Dr. Deji Omole, Chairman of the University of Ibadan (UI) branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, declared that those leading Nigeria lacked integrity.

University of Ibadan begins work on new Arts Faculty building

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, recently laid the foundation of a six storey building in the institution’s Faculty of Arts, which is expected to provide classrooms, offices and utility rooms.

John Oyegun: Muhammadu Buhari rebuilding nation’s foundation towards economic prosperity

John Odigie-Oyegun, former APC National Chairman, has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration is rebuilding the foundation of the country towards economic prosperity.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa calls for end to slave trade, illegal migration in Nigeria

The Senior Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has declared that slave trade and illegal migration common among Nigerians youths in countries like Libya, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Morocco, India, Russia, Indonesia and Europe.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria earned $1.1 trillion from oil in 28 years

Nigeria made over $1.1 trillion from oil in 28 years, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said at the weekend, stating that corruption and the lack of will to diversify the economy over the years made it impossible for Nigerians to feel the impact of the oil reciepts on development.

University of Ibadan targets N30 billion yearly, reduces dependence on federal government

The University of Ibadan (UI) has disclosed that it has mapped out a strategy to reduce its dependence on Federal Government for funding.

Labour strike partially succeeds in Oyo

The nationwide strike declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Trade Union Congress, TUC, and the United Labour Congress, ULC, which began on Thursday was partially successful in Oyo State.

Federal government moves to end cholera outbreaks in 2023

The Federal Government is putting in place measures to end cholera outbreaks nationwide in the next five years.

UNILORIN begins screening of 39,711 candidates for post-UTME

The University of Ilorin has begun screening for its post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in the 2018/2019 academic session, with 39, 711 candidates taking part in the exercise.
Igbajo Polytechnic

Polytechnic rector sacked for certificate forgery

The rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo in Boluwaduro Local Government Area of Osun State, Akinola Olugbenga Olaolu has been sacked.

2019: Don wants presidential aspirants to make literacy a campaign promise

Rashid Aderinoye, a professor of Literacy and Open Distance Learning at the University of Ibadan, has urged aspirants in the 2019 presidential election to make literacy a cardinal campaign programme.

University of Ibadan promotes 20 dons to professorial cadre

The Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, has announced that the institution’s Appointments and Promotions Committee for Academic Staff today approved the promotion of twenty lecturers to professorial cadre.

ASUU: President Buhari’s government irresponsible

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the Federal Government over its incapability to arrest the spate of killing in the country saying that the government has demonstrated an act of irresponsibility towards it constitutional responsibility.

Federal government urged to review TETFUND policies

Associate Professor at the Department of Library Archival and Information Studies, University of Ibadan (UI), Dr. Oshiotse Andrew Okwilagwe, has called on the Federal Government to review the policies of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), especially in the area of sponsoring individual authors.

Study: Infants can track others’ mental states

A brain-imaging study has offered new support for the notion that infants can accurately track other people’s beliefs, and they have the ability to know other people’s mental states.

Group calls for abolition of quota system in Nigeria

A non-religious and non-partisan organization, Cosmos Endowment Foundation (CEF), is advocating for the abolition of Nigeria’s quota system as one of the ways forward in building the country’s capacity.

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