• NANS insists reinstatement of 13 sacked VCs, gives minister 14-day ultimatum

    NANS insists reinstatement of 13 sacked VCs, gives minister 14-day ultimatum

    The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has given the education minister, Mallam Adamu Adamu, a 14-day ultimatum to recall the 13 Vice Chancellors who were wrongfully sacked by the federal government in February.

    National president of NANS, Comrade Tijani Usman Shehu, in a letter to the minister dated April 27, 2016, explained that the ultimatum became necessary following the failure of the minister to take advantage of the window of opportunities provided by Nigerian students to resolve the issue amicably.

    In […]

  • Group asks education minister to recall sacked VCs

    Group asks education minister to recall sacked VCs

    A group, the Concerned Citizens for Educational Development, has urged the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to recall the 13 federal universities’ vice-chancellors whose appointments were recently terminated.

    In a statement on Sunday by its National Coordinator, Solomon Adodo, CCED said it was surprise that that the dismissed vice chancellors had not been recalled despite a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to that effect.

    The group accused the education minister of “unwittingly usurping the power of the President,” by “tacitly” refusing […]

  • Buhari’s apology does not include recall of 13 sacked VCs, says FG

    Buhari’s apology does not include recall of 13 sacked VCs, says FG

    According to reports, the Federal Government on Wednesday clarified its position on the recent apology by President Muhammadu Buhari over the sacked 13 vice chancellors and the dissolution of governing councils of universities.

    Buhari, at a forum in Abuja with All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwarts, had apologised over the decision by government to hurriedly terminate the appointments of universities’ vice-chancellors, particularly, their governing councils, without recourse to the extant laws.

    The president at the forum had told his party members that government […]