Tag: Universities

Grade ‘A’ University Cut-Off Marks: OAU, UNN 41 Others Lead With 180-200 – Investigations

…Bauchi University, 166 Tertiary Institutions in Grade ‘C’ with Lowest cut-off of 100-145 The Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU) Ile-Ife in Osun state, South West Nigeria and the University of Nigeria(UNN) Nsukka, South East Nigeria, with forty-one (41) other prominent universities owned by the Federal, State and Private individuals and organizations have[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Cannot Pay Striking Lecturers – Labour Minister, Ngige Says

The Nigerian government says it cannot pay the earned allowances demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that were not captured in the 2016 budget at a period of economic recession. The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, gave the government’s position on Wednesday while addressing[Read More…]

JAMB Withdraws Recommended 2016 Admission List Sent To Universities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has withdrawn the list of recommended candidates for admission earlier sent to Universities and other tertiary institutions. The announcement was contained in a statement by the spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjmin. JAMB explained that the decision was to ensure that the Senate of[Read More…]

The Illegality of Removal of 13 Vice Chancellors – An Open Letter, By Coalition of Civil Society Groups

His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), President and Commander-in-Chief, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. Your Excellency Sir, The Illegality of the Removal of 13 Vice Chancellors In Some Federal Universities Including the National Open University of Nigeria and Our Humble Plea for the Immediate Removal Of the[Read More…]

Buhari Sacks All The Vice Chancellors Of 12 Federal Universities Established By GEJ

The Federal Government has sacked all the vice chancellors of 12 federal universities that were established by the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Also affected by the sack is the Vice Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Vincent Tenebe. Their dismissal which was contained in a short[Read More…]