• Why we arrested high ranking Judges – DSS shares reasons

    Why we arrested high ranking Judges – DSS shares reasons

    According to reports, the Department of State Services (DSS) in the past few days, has embarked on series of special sting operations involving some Judges of the Supreme, Appeal and High Courts. These operations were based on allegations of corruptions and other acts of professional misconduct by a few of the suspected Judges.

    The Service action is in line with its core mandate, as we have been monitoring the expensive and luxurious lifestyle of some of the Judges as well as […]

  • Ranking: UNILORIN emerges University of first choice + full table

    Ranking: UNILORIN emerges University of first choice + full table

    According to reports, the University of Ilorin in Kwara State has emerged the 2016 university of first choice among student-applicants as the foremost citadel of learning in the country.

    It is followed by 16 others drawn from the Federal, State and Private Universities, the Economic Confidential can authoritatively report.

    In a new report obtained and carefully computed and analyzed by Economic Confidential from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on preferred first university of choice in 2016, the University of Ilorin has […]

  • University of Ibadan is 600th in ranking of best 1,000 global varsities

    University of Ibadan is 600th in ranking of best 1,000 global varsities

    It was gathered that the University of Ibadan (UI) has been ranked 600th among the best 1,000 universities in the world.

    UI achieved this feat in the latest 2016/2017 ranking, which was carried out by Times Higher Education (THE). The result showed that UI is the only Nigerian university that made it to the top 1,000 globally ranked universities.

    The latest ranking was based on teaching, research, citations of scholarly publications, industry income and international outlook.

    Despite being the only university, which entered […]

  • Ranking of universities worldwide is subjective and political – ABU VC

    Ranking of universities worldwide is subjective and political – ABU VC

    Prof. Ibrahim Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has said that the ranking of universities worldwide is “subjective and political’’.

    Garba said this when he featured at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. NAN recalls that no Nigerian university was listed in the 2016 annual rankings compiled by the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR), a Saudi Arabia-based education consulting firm.

    The vice-chancellor said that most times, the ranking was aimed at attracting patronage to some universities. “University ranking […]