• Poor funding, strikes bane of Nigeria’s teaching hospitals – expert

    Poor funding, strikes bane of Nigeria’s teaching hospitals – expert

    According to reports, the President of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN), Dr. Ademola Olaitan, has identified poor funding and frequent strike as the bane of the country’s teaching hospitals.

    Olaitan made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Saturday.

    He explained that strikes were some of the major challenges negating the goals of postgraduate medical and dental education in Nigeria.

    Olaitan expressed regrets that the college, which trains specialists doctors for the country, retains […]

  • ASUU laments poor funding of state varsities

    ASUU laments poor funding of state varsities

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed worry over the problem of under-funding of public universities in the country, noting that the situation is very alarming in many state-owned universities.

    President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said many state governments like the Federal Government had failed to fully implement the 2006 agreement in which they all participated.

    He particularly lamented that state governments had been neglecting universities that they established while some state governors, according to him were going […]