Authorities of the Lagos State University (LASU) have directed newly admitted students, who changed the courses they earlier applied for to effect such changes immediately at JAMB’s website.
The information is contained in a statement by the Registrar of LASU, Mr. Akinwunmi Lewis, in Lagos on Wednesday.
The statement said that the affected students were those admitted newly for the 2016/2017 academic session.
It explained that the change, of course, would cost N2, 500 and that the money should be paid directly to […]
One person Monday lost his life during a protest by some workers of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA).
The protesters who were said to be members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) were demanding the sack of the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, who was alleged of financial impropriety.
Prof Daramola had since September appeared before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following a petition which indicted him.
Workers in the institution had protested […]
Academic activities are to resume at the Yaba College of Technology on Tuesday, five days after they were suspended in the aftermath of a fire incident.
Dr Charles Oni, Director, Public Relations Unit of the college, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that following the resumption, semester examination would begin on Wednesday.
The management had on Nov. 23, directed that all academic activities and ongoing examinations be suspended, following a fire outbreak in the Bakassi female hall.
The incident left several students […]
Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State has admitted a total of 2,423 students for its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, for 2017/2018 academic session. While 2,023 were admitted for the various undergraduate’s programmes, 400 were admitted for post graduates programmes.
Speaking at the ceremony held at the school stadium, last Thursday, the VC, Prof. Ademola Tayo, advised matriculants to be focused, discipline, hard working and recognise God, as they embark on the journey, stressing without God there will be no meaningful success.
“In a […]
Following the amendment of the Ebonyi State University (EBSU) Law 005 of 2016, which has been assented to by Governor David Umahi, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, in Abakaliki, Prof Francis Idike, and other principal officers of the institution have been ordered to immediately vacate their offices.
Giving the order yesterday in Abakaliki after assenting to the amended law, Umahi said having exhausted their eight-year tenure as stipulated in the amendment, the officers should bow out with immediate effect (with effect […]
According to reports, the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olusola Oyewole, as well as the school’s Pro-Chancellor, Adeseye Ogunlewe, have been arraigned in court on an 18-count charge of financial misappropriation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday arraigned the two officials, alongside the bursar of FUNAAB, Moses Ilesanmi.
The three suspects, who were driven to the court by EFCC operatives in a Nissan Urvan bus, entered the dock at High Court 6 in Abeokuta, Ogun […]
It was gathered that the female hostel of the Yaba College of Technology, YABATECH, has been engulfed in inferno.
The fire, which broke out in the wee hours of Wednesday, has consumed many belongings of female students.
It was gathered that Fire Service Men have arrived, trying to put out the ragging fire.
Sources within the school campus said a student was injured while trying to move her belonging when the fire broke out.
The real cause of the incident is still
According to reports, the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday confirmed that it had ended its one-week nationwide warning strike over the non-implementation of a 2009 agreement with the Federal Government.
The President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who said this in Abuja, urged lecturers to return to work.
“We are making progress, especially with the intervention of the Senate. In the next one or two meetings, if we are able to get a clear path to the matter, we will […]
It was gathered that the Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, LASU, Olanrewaju Fagbohun, said the institution released 16,000 results and certificates between January and November to graduates.
Mr. Fagbohun said at the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Lagos that there were backlog of results and certificates yet to be issued.
He said that the institution had challenges of certificates and results issuance due some logistic reasons but assured that all those were in the past.
“In relation to the backlog, the […]
It was gathered that the National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to consider the plight of students and shelve their industrial action.
In a press statement on Friday in Abuja, NANS President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi said that it is obvious that times are hard owing to the general economic down turn in the country.
“To send students home in the name of strike action would not only worsen the harsh social and […]
According to reports, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Friday, said it would not fold its hands and watch federal and state governments kill public universities.
The union asked parents, students and other stakeholders to direct their grievances against the ongoing one-week strike to the Federal Government.
Speaking through its chapter in the Bayelsa State-owned Niger Delta University (NDU), ASUU insisted that the industrial action was for the best interest of development of tertiary education in the country.
Addressing a press conference […]