The Academic Staff Union of Universities has condemned the directive of the National Universities Commissions to the Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities that universities should be shut to enable students to participate in the forthcoming general elections. The NUC gave the directive in a letter addressed to vice-chancellors of all universities and Directors of […]

The President said it will be unjust for the Federal Government to apply ‘No work No pay’ policy on members.   The Congress of University Academics (CONUA) has appealed to the Federal Government to pay the withheld salaries of its members and those of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) who embarked on strike […]

Some parents in Kuje Area Council of FCT have called on the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Kuje Area Council to reach a workable resolution to enable primary school pupils to resume classes in the area. The parents, who made the call in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

The 1st term of the 2022/2023 academic session in Anambra State ends on Friday 16th December, 2022. The 2022/2023 academic calendar of Anambra State also states that the resumption of serious academic activities for the 2nd term is 9th January, 2023. While wishing the students, teachers and parents, the best of the yuletide, the Commissioner […]

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates can now generate profile codes themselves and save such for use when registration commences. The board disclosed this in its Weekly Bulletin issued on Monday in Abuja. According to JAMB, the development is part of measures to ensure a seamless 2023 UTME registration through […]

The Naira on Thursday exchanged at 445.83 to the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window, a depreciation of 0.12 per cent, compared with the 445.30 it exchanged on Wednesday. The open indicative rate closed at N444.60 to the dollar on Thursday. An exchange rate of N447 to the dollar was the highest rate recorded […]

Best-selling Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives the first of four 2022 Reith Lectures inspired by Franklin D Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech. Is freedom of speech under attack? Cancel culture, and arguments about “wokeness” have produced a febrile atmosphere. Meanwhile, autocrats and populists have undermined the very notion of a fact-based truth which lives above […]

Association of Nigerian Students, NANS has apologised to Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari over the arrest of a student of the Federal University, Dutse Jigawa, Aminu Mohammed, by the police. In a statement issued by its president, Usman Barambu, on Tuesday, NANS apologised on behalf of the Nigerian students to the First Lady, […]

The University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Friday, protested the part payment of the salaries of its members by the Federal Government. ASUU has been at loggerheads with the Federal Government since October when the union suspended its eight-month strike in line with an order by the […]

A Director at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Christy Uba, will now oversee the federal agency after President Muhammadu Buhari sacked the erstwhile Director-General, Brigadier General Muhammad Kaku Fadah. According to a statement signed by NYSC spokesperson, Eddy Megwa, Uba will oversee the agency until the President appoints a substantive Director-General.

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