• ICPC grills UNIABUJA bursar, academic officer over TETFUND disbursement

    ICPC grills UNIABUJA bursar, academic officer over TETFUND disbursement

    According to reports, the Bursar of University of Abuja and the Academic and Physical Planning Officers of the institution were yesterday grilled by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, over the utilisation of Tertiary Education Fund, TETFUND, intervention assisted projects since 2009.

    The University has been under investigation by different anti-graft agencies over alleged violation of the Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Act 2000.

    It was gathered that the White Paper on the Special Investigation Committee set […]

  • Drama as Buhari’s NCC board nominee presents one-year diploma certificate as academic qualification

    Drama as Buhari’s NCC board nominee presents one-year diploma certificate as academic qualification

    One of the arrowheads for the campaign that the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria be scrapped, Alhaji Aliyu Saidu Abubakar, on Wednesday, insisted that Nigeria does not deserve a bicameral legislature.

    Aliyu, who is a nominee representing the North East in the proposed Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) stated that the upper legislative chamber was a waste of fund and government resources.

    The nominee had appeared before the Senator Gilbert Nnaji-led committee on Communications for the ongoing […]

  • UniAbuja probes poor academic performance of students

    UniAbuja probes poor academic performance of students

    It was gathered that the University of Abuja is to look into the academic performance of its students over an eight-year period with a view to improving the academic performance of the students of the University.

    The University Senate had at its 159th regular meeting held on Wednesday, 27th July, 2016, set up a 13-man Committee with Professor M.A. Maisamari, Dean, Faculty of Education as Chairman to investigate the academic performance of students of the University from 2008-2015 with a view […]

  • Otuoke varsity to introduce 16 new academic programmes

    Otuoke varsity to introduce 16 new academic programmes

    The Federal University, Otuoke in Bayelsa, is to introduce 16 new academic programmes in addition to the 12 existing ones from the next academic session.

    Its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Seth Jaja, disclosed this on Monday during an interactive session with the students of the institution.

    The Vice Chancellor said that the National Universities Commission (NUC) gave its approval to the university to commence the new programmes in the Faculties of Engineering, Management Sciences, Sciences and Education.

    Jaja also said that the institution would admit […]