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The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Monday, warned that except the Federal Government addresses the recent hike in fuel and electricity tariff, the non-teaching staff in collaboration with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), would engage the government in a peaceful protest across the nation, with a view to forcing the government to rescind its decision.
Times Higher Education (THE) today announced the results of its World University Rankings 2021.
The rising hopes of students in the nation’s universities to resume their academic activities soon over the ravaging Covid-19 complications may have been dashed, as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Wednesday vowed that the members of the union would not go back to work until all the demands that led to the March 23rd 2020 nationwide strike are addressed by the federal government and facilities that would strictly make the students obey Covid-19 safety protocols to avert tragedy in schools are provided.
The Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Saturday disinfected the FCT School of Nursing, Gwagwalada, ahead of the institution’s resumption for general examinations.
Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.
The Oyo State Government has said that a total of 441 First Class graduates in different fields applied for the computer-based test that commenced in Ibadan on Tuesday.
After months of opposition to the implementation of the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is set to make an initial presentation of its own platform known as University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS) to the Federal Government.
Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun, the newly appointed Provost, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan (UI) has stressed the need to overhaul Nigeria medical education to address challenges of inadequate funding and lack of facilities.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, the University of Maiduguri chapter, has decried the nonpayment of salary of its members.
The Oyo State Government has launched a statewide containment and decontamination response initiative to curtail the spread of COVID-19 across the state.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has dragged the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to the court of public opinion, urging him to present his primary School Leaving Certificate if he actually went to school.
A 21-year-old student of the University of Ibadan, Gbadebo Richard, died after falling into a soap-making machine on Monday at a factory owned by Henkel Nigeria Limited, makers of WAW detergent and bar soap.
Stakeholders in education have commended the Federal Government’s decision made at the stakeholders’ consultative meeting to reopen school on Aug. 4 for exit classes.
Food processors and sellers across Nigeria are using toxic chemicals to improve the look of many food items, including cassava flour, beans and fish, scientists have said.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said the Air Component of Operation THUNDER STRIKE has killed scores of bandits in Kwaimbana Forest area of Kaduna State.
The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, has approved the deployment of an additional 1,998 special force of the Corps for the Edo State Governorship Election.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Friday remanded a sexagenarian, Abiodun Omokhunu, 60, at State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID) for allegedly raping his daughter.
Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have indicated that no fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the September 19 Edo governorship polls while 483,796 eligible voters will not participate.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has commended the signing of the Nigeria Police Bill 2020 into law by President Buhari.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has approved the appointment of two principals as Tutors-General into the State Teaching Service.
A coalition of non-governmental organizations, Citizens Voice Against Corruption (CVAC), has commended the Federal Government for setting up the Justice Ayo Salami Panel to investigate alleged corrupt practises within the anti-graft agencies.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says President Muhammadu Buhari’s call for a peaceful and credible governorship election in the state is a re-assuring tunic that will boost voter turnout on Sept. 19.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer have agreed to take in an additional 1,500 migrants from the Greek islands after a fire left thousands homeless, German government and coalition sources said.
The head of the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said on Wednesday there would be enough doses of the coronavirus vaccine available by the middle of 2021.