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PTDF tasks professors on localisation of oil, gas research

Members of the National Board of Trustees (NBT) for the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Research Endowment Programme have been charged to localise their research facilities

ASUU chides Bisi Akande over comments on strike

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) chides former APC national chairman Bisi Akande for accusing striking lecturers of producing ‘vagabonds and unemployable graduates’

Ex-ASUU official decries impact of strike on students, parents

Ex-ASUU scribe Pedro Obaseki advises federal government and university lecturers to consider negative impact of ongoing strike on millions of students and parents
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Muhammadu Buhari approves NYSC, law school for NOUN graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Amendment Act, to allow the institution to operate as all other universities in the country.

ASUU strike: Federal government set to meet with union on Monday

The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.

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.

ASUU strike: Federal government invokes no-work-no-pay rule

The strike action embarked upon by lecturers in public universities may have assumed a new dimension as the federal government has directed Vice Chancellors of striking public universities and inter-varsity centres to enforce no-work-no-pay rule on striking lecturers.

ASUU strike paralyses commercial activities at UniAbuja

Commercial activities at the University of Abuja, have been paralysed due to the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission

NCC seeks collaboration of academia, telecoms on innovation

Executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has called on the academia and stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to collaborate to accelerate innovation, industrial growth and sustainable development in the Nigerian telecoms industry.
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ASUU tackles Fayemi over comments on professors’ salaries

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has been criticised by the Academic Staff Union of Universities for saying that university teachers, especially professors, were doing better in terms of welfare under the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

ASUU wants federal government to negotiate with union to end strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it is ready to negotiate with government to end its one-week old industrial action.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Strike: ASUU wants federal government to negotiate with union

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it is ready to negotiate with the government for the ongoing industrial action to come to an end.

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.
Is-haq Oloyede JAMB

JAMB: Why African universities have low global rating

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it has discovered why African universities could not be found in the list of global best institutions.
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JAMB chief urges universities to reserve admission space for international students

West African universities should produce graduates who will meet the needs of the entire sub-region, as differences in education systems constitute a challenge of trans-border research, JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, says.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU: Why we declared indefinite, total strike

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Monday said that the strike by the union would be comprehensive, total and indefinite.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha: Boards have no power to suspend or fire chief executive of parastatals

No governing board of a Federal agency or parastatal has the power to remove the Chief Executive appointed by the President, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, declared today.

Oye-Ekiti university vice-chancellor faults ASUU over alleged pension fraud claims, others

Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Kayode Soremekun, has urged unions to be thorough in their investigations before raising accusations that would dent the image of the university’s system.

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There are no fewer than 150 investment opportunities in 19 of the Nigeria’s airports, a document obtained by our correspondent has revealed.

NAICOM: Insurance companies settle N145 billion claims in Q3

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Sunday, said that a total of N145 billion was paid as claims to policy holders by insurance companies in the third quarter.
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2019: Ben Bruce’s kinsmen dump PDP for APC

Senator Ben Murray Bruce’s Akassa kinsmen have vowed to reject the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), preferring to vote for the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 16, Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency contest.
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Russia’s Vladimir Putin wants rap music controlled

Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown concern at the growing popularity of rap music. Due to its growing popularity, he advised that the government control it and channel it to ensure that it does not promote moral decadence.
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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in the occupied West Bank, including two shootings claimed by the Islamist movement.