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Reps urge JAMB to extend UTME registration by two weeks

Reps urge JAMB to extend UTME registration by two weeks

The House of Representatives has urged the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, to extend the registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, examination by two weeks. The House also mandated the relevant Committee on Education and Legislative Compliance to enforce strict compliance. The decision of the House was sequel to the adoption of a...

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Why ASUU May Embark On Strike – Union Speaks

Why ASUU May Embark On Strike – Union Speaks

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned that it might initiate another industrial action if the federal government does not disburse the allocated N170 billion in the 2023 budget for university revitalization and address other urgent issues.Speaking at a press conference in Lagos at the weekend, the coordinator of ASUU Lagos zone, Prof....

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LUTH matriculates 275 students from 3 schools

LUTH matriculates 275 students from 3 schools

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on Friday matriculated 275 students from three schools of the university, for the 2023/2024 academic session. Newsmen reports that 140 students are from the College of Nursing Services, 65 Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and 22 Higher National Diploma (HND) from the  School of Health Information Management while 10 (HND)...

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FUTMinna Professor Dies Over Inability To Afford Quality Healthcare

FUTMinna Professor Dies Over Inability To Afford Quality Healthcare

Segun Johnson Oyero, a Professor at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, has passed on over the inability to afford a quality medical facility. The coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Abuja Zone, Salahu Muhammed, disclosed this in a statement on Monday, February 19, 2024,Muhammed stated that 46 members of the zone...

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46 members lost their lives to economic hardship— ASuu

46 members lost their lives to economic hardship— ASuu

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Abuja zone, has disclosed the death of some of its members due to economic hardship alongside poor remuneration of academics and unfavourable working conditions. The 1st zonal coordinator, ASUU, Abuja zone, Salahu Muhammed made this known while briefing newsmen in Abuja on Monday. Muhammad said no fewer than...

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JUST IN: Nigerian Government Begins Payment Of Salaries Of University Lecturers, ASUU Withheld Over 2022 Strike

JUST IN: Nigerian Government Begins Payment Of Salaries Of University Lecturers, ASUU Withheld Over 2022 Strike

Some lecturers in various universities in Nigeria under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have started receiving part of their eight-month salaries withheld by the government over the industrial action they embarked upon in 2022. A lecturer from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto confirmed this to SaharaReporters on Monday. He said some...

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Babcock University, LASU shine at Bar Exams

Babcock University, LASU shine at Bar Exams

LAGOS: Babcock University produced 17 First Class graduates in the November 2023 Nigerian Law School Bar Final Examinations. The results of the examinations have just been released by the Council of Legal Education She said, “This result is an evidence of the dedication and diligence of all staff. I am so proud of you all....

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171,956 Police applicants shortlisted for JAMB CBT

171,956 Police applicants shortlisted for JAMB CBT

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has fixed Tuesday, March 5, for the computer-based test (CBT) for successful applicants for police recruitment from the just concluded credentials and physical screening exercise. The screening was held throughout the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. A total of 171,956 applicants who were successful...

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Beneficiaries of student loan will be in debt forever – ASUU

Beneficiaries of student loan will be in debt forever – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU, has stated that the proposed student loan scheme will keep students in perpetual debt. This was contained in a statement on Thursday after the union’s National Executive Council meeting at the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State. ASUU argued that the Students Loan Scheme, being pushed by...