• FUTA Council: Why we can’t remove Vice Chancellor, Adebiyi

    FUTA Council: Why we can’t remove Vice Chancellor, Adebiyi

    The  Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, has waded into the lingering crisis that engulfed the university following agitations by some staff unions for the removal of the Vice Chancellor, Professor Adebiyi Daramola.

    The Council has accordingly set up an investigative committee to examine the remote and immediate causes of the crisis that has grounded academic activities in the institution in the last eight weeks.

    Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the FUTA Governing Council, Dr Mohammed Shata, briefed newsmen in […]

  • UNIUYO Vice-Chancellor cleared of Sex scandal allegation – FG

    UNIUYO Vice-Chancellor cleared of Sex scandal allegation – FG

    Prof. Enefiok Essien, Vice Chancellor of the University of Uyo, has been cleared by the Federal Ministry of Education of a sex harassment allegation levelled against him soon after assumption office last year.

    According to reports, an unknown person under the aegis of Integrity Group had written a petition against the Vice Chancellor to the federal government seeking his disqualification from the vice chancellor’s job on the grounds that he had sexually harassed a female law student when he was the […]

  • OAU varsity workers protest appointment of new vice-chancellor

    OAU varsity workers protest appointment of new vice-chancellor

    According to reports, Fresh crisis is brewing at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, over the appointment of a new Vice Chancellor, Professor Ayobami Taofeek Salami, who was former Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) of the university.

    The Governing Council of the university announced the appointment. It was gathered that the decision to appoint Professor Salami VC was reached at the council’s meeting on Monday in Abuja. There had been legal tussle on the appointment of the new vice chancellor for the […]

  • Uniport VC suspended over protest

    Uniport VC suspended over protest

    Prof. Ndokwa Lale, Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, has been suspended by the governing council of the university after Its meeting yesterday, Monday 6th June 2016.

    The Vice Chancellor had earlier sued the governing council, questioning the powers of the council to suspend him over allegations of incompetence in piloting the affairs of the university.

    Prof. Lale further went ahead to obtain a court injunction restraining the governing council from placing him on suspension or sacking him as vice […]

  • 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 […]

  • Please probe our Vice Chancellor – OAU students cry out

    Please probe our Vice Chancellor – OAU students cry out

    The Students’ Union of Obafemi Awolowo University has called for a probe of the institution’s Vice Chancellor citing misappropriation of funds and underperformance as the reasons for their call.

    In a statement signed by the Students’ Union President, Omotayo Akande, the union said since the management under Professor Bamitale Omole increased the tuition fee, the welfare condition of the university has deteriorated. The president alleged that the university cannot account for how funds from the increased school fees was spent.

    He said […]

  • Free Education in Nigerian Universities is possible – Prof Awuzie, IMSU Vice Chancellor

    Free Education in Nigerian Universities is possible – Prof Awuzie, IMSU Vice Chancellor

     

    Vice Chancellor of the Imo State University (IMSU) Owerri and immediate past President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Ukachukwu Awuzie, in an interview with selected journalists to mark his one year in office, gave the secret of running a tuition-free university and the scorecard of his administration. VAL OKARA, reports.

    Imo State University has become the pilot for the free education programme. What is its workability? Has it succeeded, will you advise other stateowned universities to adopt […]

  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka – Faculties, Alumni & Vice Chancellors

    University of Nigeria, Nsukka – Faculties, Alumni & Vice Chancellors

    The University of Nigeria, commonly referred to as UNN (with Nickname – Lions & Lionesses), is a federal University located in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. The University of Nigeria was the first “indigenous” university in Nigeria, and the second University in Nigeria after the University of Ibadan. The current Vice Chancellor is Professor Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba

    UNN is founded in 1955 and formally opened on October 7th 1960. The University of Nigeria has four Campuses – Nsukka (University of Nigeria, Nsukka, […]