Announcing the release to journalists in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim said N9 billion of that sum will serve as take-off grant for the establishment of new campuses of Rivers State University (RSU) in Ahoada, Emohua, and Etche Local Government Areas. According to him, N3 billion will be devoted […]

The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Ibrahim says the union might embark on an industrial action if the Federal Government does not listen to their demands. The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) had earlier on Tuesday […]

‘According to the chairman of the aggrieved contractors Williams Ejiakor, UBEC has advised the state governor, Hope Uzodinma, to pay them but Governor Hope is insisting that he would not pay for contracts awarded by former governor Emeka Ihedioha….’ Click the link below to listen to Imo UBEC caught in denials, politics and corruption. Investigative […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the federal government would meet all agreements with unions in the educational sector. Buhari gave the assurance while expressing concern over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. He appealed to the lecturers to return to their duty posts. The President spoke at the 2020 […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Federal Government of manipulation as both parties fail to reach a compromise over the lingering industrial action by the lecturers. ASUU National President, Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi, who was a guest on Sunrise Daily on Monday also blamed the government for the inability of union members to return […]

The National Examination Council (NECO) has published the new time-table for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). The exams were suspended because of the End SARS protests which resulted in curfews in certain states. However, it will now run from Monday, November 9 until Saturday, November 28, 2020. The modified timetable has also been […]

The West African Examinations Council, on Monday, announced that it withheld the results of 215,149 candidates who sat for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria. The Council said the results of the candidates representing 13.98% of the total number of candidates who wrote the examination are being withheld in connection with […]

The Federal Executive Council has approved the sum of N2.9 billion for the printing of materials for the upcoming Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE), common entrance and basic education exams. The Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting which was held at the […]

The Federal Government says the issue of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would soon be resolved. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, disclosed this on Tuesday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Ngige said the Ministries of Finance, Education, Labour and Employment and the Office of the Accountant General […]

Vice Chancellors of universities were told on Tuesday to conclude arrangements for the immediate and full reopening, following the decline in COVID-19 infection rates. The National Universities Commission (NUC), which issued the directive, said the Federal Ministry of Education has accepted its request for varsities to get set for immediate resumption of academic activities. The […]

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