ASUU strike: FG makes U-turn, withdraws orders asking Vice-Chancellors to reopen universities

The Federal Government (FG) on Monday withdrew its earlier directive asking the management of Vice-Chancellors in universities “to ensure that the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) resume and commence lectures immediately.” This was contained in a letter signed by the Director, Finance and Accounts of National Universities Commission (NUC), Mr […]

Strike: Shift grounds in the interest of Nigerian students – Kumuyi to FG, ASUU

The General Overseer of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor W. F Kumuyi, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, to shift grounds in resolving the conflict between them in the interest of Nigerian students. Kumuyi made the call in Minna while fielding questions from journalists in Minna, Niger […]

Strike: Anxieties, despair as FG, ASUU resume legal battle

Nigerians, especially University students and their parents wait with bated breath as legal fireworks begin today, Monday, in the suit filed by the Federal Government against the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. It was recalls that the Federal Government has filed the suit before the National Industrial Court, seeking an order of court to […]

Court Adjourns Proceedings Of The Case Between ASUU And FG Till Friday

The lawsuit filed by Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, against the Academic Staff Union of Universities, has been adjourned. The case was heard by Justice Polycarp Hamman of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Abuja. The National Industrial Court was requested by the Federal Government on Monday to order ASUU to […]

Nigerians’ preference for English worries federal government

The Federal Government has complained about Nigerians’ preference for foreign languages, especially English. The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Segun Runsewe spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The official said unless something drastic was done to protect Nigerian Languages, a lot of them would go extinct in the near future. […]

Days After Ooni Of Ife Remarries, Ex-Wife Bags Honourary Doctorate

The former queen revealed that she has been conferred with an honourary doctorate at the Myles Leadership University, Cotonou, Benin. Naomi Silekunola Naomi Silekunola, the ex-wife of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has announced that one of her dreams has come true as she bags an honourary doctorate. This is coming three days […]

ASUU Strike: Businesses Around Universities Grounded, Owners Count Losses

The students, who are the main lifeblood of this area, are currently at home waiting for news on when the strike will be over. The ongoing ASUU strike has brought many businesses in university towns to a halt. According to Daily Post, Mega Screen, a once bubbling area at the temporary site of the University […]

Rename University of Nigeria after Queen Elizabeth – Adamu Garba to FG

Adamu Garba, an ex-presidential aspirant, has suggested renaming the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, after the late Queen Elizabeth II to immortalise her. Garba, in a series of tweets, advocated for the immortalization of the late Queen. He also indicated that he would declare three days of national mourning for the Queen if he was the […]

ASUU Reveals How Much FG Must Pay It Before It Will Suspend Ongoing Strike

To meet this segment of the ASUU demand, the Federal Government must cough out N1trillion. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has asked the federal government to pay it N1 trillion before its ongoing strike will be called off. Read the full report by Vanguard below: Ongoing industrial action by members of the Academic […]

ASUU Speaks On Demanding N1tr From Nigerian Govt To End Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied requesting a fresh N1tr from the federal government as a condition to end its ongoing strike action. The report of the huge cash demand was denied on Sunday by the National Chairman of ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke. Osodeke made the denial in reaction to reports that […]

Ukraine Crisis: 12,000 Students, Other Nigerians Trapped

The Nigerian government said it has arranged a special evacuation flight for Nigerians in Ukraine but could not say the exact number of its citizens living in the Eastern European country. Daily Trust findings have shown that about 12,000 students are reportedly among the many Nigerians currently stranded in the wake of the conflict between […]

Sylvester Oromoni: Doctor makes fresh revelation on late Dowen College’s student

A medical doctor at Dowen College, Dr. Mojisola Bisiriyu, on Tuesday, told an Ikeja Corona’s Court that no medical test was conducted on the late student of the school, Sylvester Oromoni before he was taken home on health grounds. Bisiriyu, the resident doctor at Dowen College, qualified as a medical doctor in 2007. She told […]

17-year-old Ojo Jonathan Becomes Youngest Chartered Accountant In Nigeria

Ojo Jonathan Adewale has emerged the youngest chartered accountant in Nigeria after passing the final stage of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) examination. He speaks with ENIOLA OYEMOLADE on the challenges he faced in his quest to attain this feat, his plans, among others. When and how did you start processing ICAN […]

Nestlé commissions another WASH project in Ogun State School

Nestlé has reaffirmed its commitment to improving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Nigeria, even as it recently launched WASH facilities in Ogun state. An estimated 100 million Nigerians are said to lack basic sanitation facilities and 63 million do not have access to improved sources of drinking-water, underscoring the need for consistent multi-stakeholder action […]

Photo of Pupils Sitting on Bare Floor of Dilapidated Classroom in Nasarawa

The photo has caused uproar on social media with many condemning the state government for neglecting education in the state. The attention of the government of Nasarawa has been drawn to a photo of pupils sitting on bare floor to learn in the state. It was gathered that pupils of Pilot Primary School in Bassa, […]

BREAKING: Final Decision On Strike To Be Reached Soon – ASUU

A chairman of one of the branches, who preferred anonymity because he’s not in a position to speak, said the least consideration so far is a warning strike. Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities will finalise decision on an impending strike at the end of an ongoing meeting at the University of Lagos. […]

Nigerian Student Who Failed WAEC 7 Times Bags First-class

In his testimony, he noted that despite failing the West African Examination Council (WAEC) on 7 different occasions, he finally earned a first-class degree in Civil Engineering. A Nigerian man identified as Oreofe Odagbodo has shared how he was able to come out with a first-class degree despite his failure in the past. In his […]

Abducted Bethel Student Declines Return, Says He’s Comfortable With Bandits (Details)

Rev Joseph John Hayab, the Head of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna State, announced this to the media lately. Abducted Bethel Student Declines Return, Says He’s Comfortable With Bandits The remaining student of Bethel Baptist High School that was abducted by bandits has reportedly refused to come home to his family, claiming […]