• Ebonyi Governor orders sack of state varsity, CoE non-academic staff

    Ebonyi Governor orders sack of state varsity, CoE non-academic staff

    Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has ordered the immediate sack of some non-academic staff of the state university and college of education.

    Umahi gave the order in Abakaliki on Saturday while receiving the report of a committee to review the activities in the institutions.

    “It is not economically viable for the institutions to recruit adjunct staff in the non-academic cadre, as the employees will be redundant in their duties.

    “It does not make ‘economic sense’ for the institutions to employ 400 cleaners as […]

  • Abia introduces discriminatory fees at state varsity

    Abia introduces discriminatory fees at state varsity

    The Abia State government has introduced a new regime of fees in the state-owned university that favours indigenes in its Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU).

    About N100, 000 is currently being paid as school fess in the university per annum, depending on department and course.

    The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Bonnie Iwuoha, while disclosing this to journalists in Umuahia at the end of the state executive council meeting, said that under the new arrangement, indigenes would pay N10, 000 less than […]