Tag: Students

Nigerian Police Shot Live Rounds, Fired Teargas At Protesting Lecturers And Students In Abuja

ABUJA  (AFP) – Nigerian police fired teargas at teachers and students and shot live rounds into the air as they tried to disperse a rally over college closures on Tuesday, protesters said. The march, in the capital Abuja, was called by two academic unions who have been on strike for[Read More…]

Robbers Invade Osun State University Hostels, Rape students [Report]

Armed robbers in the early hours of Friday unleashed terror on the students of the Osun State University, Osogbo at their different private hostels located close to the campus of the university. Vanguard Newspaper reports that the robbers armed with dangerous weapons stormed the private hostels one after the other[Read More…]

WAEC Introduces 39 New Subjects To Begin May/June 2014

The West African Examinations Council has announced the introduction of 39 new subjects in its examinations, said the acting head, Test Development Division, Mrs. Olayinka Ajibade. The new subjects expected to commence in this year’s May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination was in accordance with the Nigerian Education Research[Read More…]

Engineering Course Of The University Of Abuja Cleared For Admission

The engineering course of the University of Abuja has been cleared for admission from 2013/2014 academic session. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor James Sunday Adelabu, said this at the 22nd Matriculation of the university. According to the VC, the university has overcome the accreditation challenges it had in the[Read More…]

Lagos State University Shut Down Indefinitely

The management of the Lagos State University (LASU) has closed the state-owned university indefinitely following what it termed ‘violent protest by the students”. This decision was contained in a bulletin, dated 23rd January, 2013, titled LASU management Closes University indefinitely. The statement reads, “In the wake of the violent protest[Read More…]

FUT Minna To Begin Exams Feb 1o

The Federal University of Technology, FUT, Minna would commence examinations for students on February 10, after resuming second semester of the 2012/2013 academic session on January 6, 2014. FUT’s information officer, Lydia Legbo, told the News Agency of Nigeria weekend that the 377 Special Session of the Senate announced the[Read More…]

Fagge Assures Nigerians, Says ASUU Ends Strike Next Week

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a Memorandum of Understanding with Federal Government on Wednesday said the five months strike ends next week. Speaking to journalists, ASUU President, Dr. Nasir Fagge, who signed the agreement on behalf of the union, said the strike would be called off next[Read More…]

FG Confirms N200bn ASUU Funds, Withdraws Ultimatum

The Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe has released  a copy of the letter written by the Deputy Governor of CBN, Mr. Tunde Lemo,  to the Accountant General of the Federation, to journalists. The letter, with reference GVD/DGO/GEN/MPA/05/151 and dated December 10, 2013,[Read More…]