• FUTA staff protest against release of VC, bursar by EFCC

    FUTA staff protest against release of VC, bursar by EFCC

    It was gathered that the release of the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Prof Adebiyi Daramola, and the school’s bursar, Mr. Emmanuel Oresegun, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sparked a protest on campus, with the disgruntled workers asking for the duo’s sack.

    Pronto, the school’s management says the workers were simply being misguided, and the protest, baseless.

    The protesters, comprising of academic and non-academic staff, went round the campus with placards, demanding that Daramola […]

  • I am ready for consequence of righting wrongs in OAU – VC

    I am ready for consequence of righting wrongs in OAU – VC

    It was gathered that the acting vice-chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Anthony Elujoba, has again declared his determination to continue to serve the institution without fear despite challenges of governance.

    According to him, he was ready to devote all it takes to serve the institution successfully in his six months tenure and ready to face fire during the period.

    Receiving the deputy governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kolapo Olusola, in his office, Elujoba posited that God has a mission for […]

  • World Bank, NOUN Not Awarding Scholarship To Indigent Students – VC

    World Bank, NOUN Not Awarding Scholarship To Indigent Students – VC

    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has refuted media reports that the World Bank and the institution were giving scholarships to indigent or any other category of students.

    This was contained in a statement made available to Newsmen yesterday in Abuja by the director, Media and Publicity, NOUN, Ibrahim Sheme.

    The vice-chancellor of the varsity, Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu, said in the statement that the clarification became necessary in view of the understanding in some quarters that the bank was going […]

  • Why EFCC invited our VC, Bursar – University explains

    Why EFCC invited our VC, Bursar – University explains

    The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta has explained that it is true that invitation was extended to some Principal Officers of the University by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    In a press statement signed by the University’s spokesperson, Emilomo Alawodo, it stated that as public officers as well as responsible and law abiding citizens, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olusola Oyewole, and the Bursar, Moses Ilesanmi, were only invited by the anti-graft agency to make clarifications on issues bordering on the administration […]

  • VC urges FG to grant education loan to varsity students

    VC urges FG to grant education loan to varsity students

    Prof. Debo Adeyewa, The Vice Chancellor of the Redeemers University on Friday advised the Federal Government to grant education loan to university students to enable them tackle school fees problems in their various institutions.

    Adeyewa gave the advice while addressing State House correspondents after a visit to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo by the university’s Governing Council.

    He said that already, his university, though private, had been subsidising education. “Education is expensive anywhere in the world. You need to accept that education […]

  • UNIPORT students demand sacking of VC

    UNIPORT students demand sacking of VC

    Angry students of the University of Port Harcourt yesterday called for the immediate removal of their Vice Chancellor, Prof Ndowa Lale, over what they described as his poor response to the incident that claimed the lives of their colleagues.

    The students, who pleaded anonymity, said at the school premises that the VC’s attitude to the students protest contributed to fueling the crisis.

    Meanwhile the Student Union Government of the university has accused the police of seizing the corpse of the slain student, […]

  • UNILAG appoints new Deputy Vice Chancellor

    UNILAG appoints new Deputy Vice Chancellor

    According to reports reaching ADELOVE, University of Lagos on Wednesday said it had appointed Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Research.

    The institution’s Deputy Registrar, Information, Mr Toyin Adebule, said this in a statement made available in Lagos. He said that Ogundipe of the university’s Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, would succeed Prof. Babajide Alo, the immediate past Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Research.

    He added that the appointment was with effect from April 1, 2016. Adebule stated that the […]

  • 12 Professors jostle for VC position in OAU varsity

    12 Professors jostle for VC position in OAU varsity

    According to reports, no fewer than 12 professors are currently jostling for the position of vice-chancellorship of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. Investigations revealed that the struggle for the number one position in the university began in earnest involving underground moves and persuasions for the contestants of their choice.

    Ten of the contestants are from within the university while only two are eyeing the position from outside the university. As at the time of filling this report, details of the contestants are […]