OAU resumes October 1
The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) , Ile-Ife have directed the students to resume the second semester academic programme on Sunday, 1st October, 2017. In a statement by its Public Relations Officer of OAU, Abiodun Olarewaju, the university 24th September earlier date have changed because of the parents’... Read more
Increasing trends of cultism among young people
Generally, humans are referred to as ‘social animals’; please don’t feel offended already…it is only a notion to explain our dear and perpetual need for interaction and formation of identity. From time immemorial, our species have always longed to be part of a group or movement that not only... Read more
Unilorin, a terrorist organisation, says ASUU
The Academic Staff Union of Universities has described the University of Ilorin as a terrorist organisation after the institution reportedly sacked the ASUU chairman in the school, Dr. Kayode Afolayan, for allegedly exposing corrupt practices of the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali. In a letter signed on behalf of... Read more
University non-academic staff suspend strike
The two-week strike by the Non teaching staff of Nigerian Universities under the auspices of the Joint Action Committee has been  suspended. They embarked on the strike to compel government to implement agreements reached with the union with a threat to resume the action if the government fail to... Read more
Strike: FG reaches agreement with SSANU, NASU
The Federal Government has reached an agreement with the Joint Action Committee of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and National Association of Academic Technologist to suspend their strike after an eight-hour meeting in Abuja. The SSANU President, Samson Ugwoke disclosed this after the... Read more
Ex- NYSC chief Bomoi is dead
The former Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. Gen. Yusuf Bomoi (retd), is dead. NYSC said in a statement that Bomoi died on Monday after a brief illness. He was buried same day in Abuja. The statement said: “Brigadier General Bomoi was the 13th Director-General who... Read more
FUNAAB gets new VC,Registrar
 A new Vice-Chancellor has been appointed for the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He is Prof. Felix Salako. Also, a new Registrar and a Bursar have been approved for the university; they are Dr Hakeem Adekola and Mr Chukwunwike Ezekpeazu. The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Dr... Read more
Students attack commercial drivers in Ekiti over alleged rape
There was tension in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State,  on Monday as some students and commercial bus drivers engaged in a violent clash over an alleged rape of a female student whose name was not disclosed. The lady, a 200 level student of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, was allegedly raped... Read more
ASUU Suspends 36-Day-Old Strike
The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its strike after a final four-hour meeting with the Federal Government delegation, which ended around 9pm in Abuja on Monday. The ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, addressed a briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress secretariat to announce the union’s “conditional suspension... Read more
JABU installs Ooni of Ife grand patron
Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Osun State has installed the paramount ruler of the Yoruba race, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife as her Grand Patron for the N2.5billion endowment fund raising programme. Speaking in a closed door meeting at the palace of His Imperial Majesty, Dr.... Read more