January 18 Resumption Date for Schools Stands – FG

  The Federal Government has said that there is no going back on the January 18 resumption date for schools across the country. Last week, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced that the government was reviewing the January 18 date due to the increasing numbers of confirmed COVID19 cases in the country. Fake COVID-19…

COVID-19: Schools Can Resume, Vice Chancellors Counter ASUU

By Thandiubani Vice-Chancellors in charge of some federal and state universities have called for the reopening of schools for academic activities.  A recent call by the Academic Union of Universities that the condition is not good for lecturers to return to classrooms has been faulted by Vice-Chancellors of some federal and state universities in Nigeria….

Nigerian Universities to Reopen on January 18 after 9 Months of ASUU Strike 

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has directed vice-chancellors of universities to commence academic activities on January 18, in accordance with the directive of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) team on Covid-19. There Will Be no Mass Disconnection of Telephone Subscribers over National Identity Numbers (NIN) Registration – NCC Universities in Nigeria have been closed since…

Universities Will Reopen in January- Chris Ngige Says 

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says Nigerian universities that have been on strike since March this year, will reopen by January 2021. New COVID-19 Variant in UK Has Been Found in Nigeria – Scientists Say  The minister disclosed this while speaking at a function in Alor, Idemili South Local Government Area of…

Sex-for-Grade: Most Victims Are Dullards – Gov Ayade

By  Amarachi According to him, some of the university girls that say they were sexually molested are dullards who visit lecturers privately to beg for marks. Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has stated that most university girls who are sexually abused are dullards. South African Government To Regulate How Users Send N*des To Each…

UI Workers Do Thanksgiving, Fry Akara to Celebrate VC’s Exit 

By Henry Iheanacho The completion of the five year tenure of Prof. Idowu Olayinka as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, was celebrated by workers of the institution with several activities indicating that they were relieved with his exit. Nigerian-born Cell biologist, Tobiloba Oni Honoured in U.S. for His Research on Cancer It…

BREAKING: ASUU Agrees to Call-off Strike, to Receive N70bn

By Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Academic Staff Union of Universities has agreed to call of its eight-month strike which has grounded academic activities in the public universities. ‘Ghost’ in Abandoned Hospital Caught on Camera  The union leadership reached the consensus during a meeting with the government team led by the Minister of Labour and Employment,…

ASUU May Suspend Strike As Nigerian Government Meets Demands

The government agreed to exempt university workers from the new Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. By Saharareporters The Academic Staff Union of Universities may suspend its eight-month strike action after the Nigerian Government met its key demands. The government agreed to exempt university workers from the new Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. The…