ASUU’s unending strike actions – Ehi Braimah

After what seemed like eternity, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called off its nine-month old strike. At a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, Biodun Ogunyemi, President of ASUU, announced a “conditional suspension” of the…

*Construction: Lagos State Govt shuts section of Ketu-Mile 12 road (Guardian)*#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu’s aide Igbokwe attacks DJ Switch, deletes post (Punch)

Construction: Lagos State Govt shuts section of Ketu-Mile 12 road (Guardian) The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday shut down a section of the Ketu-Mile 12 road for 20 days for reconstruction. This follows the completion of the third segment…

*Suspects who burnt BRT buses, 518 others arrested (Nation)*One dead as miscreants clash in Lagos (Punch)

Suspects who burnt BRT buses, 518 others arrested (Nation) The police in Lagos on Tuesday paraded 520 suspects arrested for their roles in last week’s violence. Six policemen and four others were killed in the state during the mayhem unleashed…

FG halts UNILAG’s convocation

The Federal Government has directed the authorities of the University of Lagos to suspend its forthcoming convocation cereminies because they did not get the approval of the school’s governing council. A letter from the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education…

Make photography major discipline in new mass communication programmes, stakeholders urge NUC

Stakeholders in Nigerian photography have called on the National Universities Commission (NUC) to make photography an independent discipline as it plans to upgrade mass communication programmes in Nigerian universities to promote scholarship and specialisation. They made the call in a…

NUC uncovers 100 fake professors in varsities (Punch)

The National Universities Commission has said it has uncovered about 100 fake professors across Nigerian universities. The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, stated this in the November edition of the commission’s bulletin, obtained by our correspondent. The ES noted…

*Lagos communities get school 29 years after (Nation)*Is Buhari really marrying another wife? (Guardian)

Lagos communities get school 29 years after (Nation) Twenty-six communities in the Resettlement Area of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area of Lagos on Thursday got the first primary school after 29 years. The people were moved from old Maroko…

Lecturers advocate stiff penalty for plagiarism in varsities (Punch)

A former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Prof. Peter Okebukola, while delivering a lecture in Kwara State recently, said that over 60 per cent of long essays written by undergraduates in their final year were plagiarised. He also…

NUC approves Zamfara State University, gov okays N3b for take-off (Guardian)

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the Zamfara State University, Talata Mafara, as the 162nd university in Nigeria. Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, who announced the approval of the university yesterday in Abuja when Governor of…

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