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  1. Anxiety Mounts as ASUU Spotlights Broken Promises, Students Demand Government Accountability

    Nigeria Anxiety Mounts as ASUU Spotlights Broken Promises, Students Demand Government Accountability

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) expressed deep concern over the alleged unfulfilled promises of the President Bola Tinubu-led administration, leading to the recent nationwide strike. During a press conference in Umuahia, Abia State, ASUU's National President, Emmanuel Osodeke...
  2. University Workers Beg President Tinubu for Christmas Relief as Four-Month Pay Remains Stalled

    Nigeria University Workers Beg President Tinubu for Christmas Relief as Four-Month Pay Remains Stalled

    Non-teaching staff members from universities nationwide, represented by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), have appealed to President Bola Tinubu for assistance in releasing their four-month withheld salaries from the previous administration. At their National...
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    Metro UNILAG Associate Professor Kadiri Akeem Babalola in Custody Following Rape Allegations

    Kadiri Akeem Babalola, an Associate Professor of Botany at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), finds himself in police custody following allegations of rape. The incident reportedly occurred on August 16, 2023, when a 20-year-old female student, whose identity is being protected, visited Babalola...
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    Metro Twitter users claim ABUAD will start flogging male and female students caught holding hands (video )- LIB

    video of a man stating that University students of the opposite sex caught holding hands will be flogged, has gone viral. According to Twitter users, the announcement was made by a staff of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD). The said man described holding hands as a public display of...
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    Metro Why Nigerian varsities can’t compete globally — NUC – Vanguard News

    The National Universities Commission, NUC, yesterday claimed that universities in Nigeria could not compete globally because they had undermined quality, character moulding among other virtues. ..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro FEC approves four new private universities – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Federal Executive Council has approved the establishment of four new private universities in Nigeria. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, announced the approvals while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the first meeting of the council this year. The new Read more via...
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    Metro SSANU, NASU, NAAT Demand N30bn To End Strike

    Striking Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), have called on the Federal Government to release N30billion to them as a condition to calling off their industrial...
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    Metro See The Student Denied Admission Into OOU Because She Was Too 'Beautiful'

    A lady, Victoria Wilson Iheanyi took to Olabisi Onabanjo University page on Facebook revealing why she was denied admission into the school
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    Politics Nigerian Senate Revisits JAMB, Post-UTME Regulatory Conflict

    Nigerian Senate on Tuesday revisited the regulatory conflict between JAMB and Universities in offering admission in Nigeria The bill was sponsored by Senator Umaru I. Kurfi. In his argument, the Senate leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan said there is no need for post UTME since we trust the...
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    Metro Nigerian Universities In More Trouble As SSANU, NASU, NAAT Declare Indefinite strike

    All the major non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian public universities have resolved to embark on an indefinite strike from September 11. The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU; Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU; and the...
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    Metro FG Lifts Ban On Post-UTME Screenings By Universities

    The Federal Government has lifted the ban on the controversial post-UTME examinations usually organised by universities in Nigeria for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). Speaking with The Guardian in Abuja, Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu...
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    [Video] ASUU Strike: 6 Things Nigerian Students Should Do Now

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday August 13th, 2017 commenced an indefinite strike across the nation. Non-payment of salaries, non-implementation of pension reforms are major reasons why the strike was embarked upon. As for students, this is another time to spend at home...
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    Metro Nationwide Strike Looms as ASUU Holds Crucial Meeting

    The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) commenced a crucial meeting Friday evening. The meeting, taking place at the University of Abuja, will among others determine if the lecturers will proceed on a nationwide strike or not. The final decision on the strike will...
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    Metro NUC Receives Over 200 Applications for New Universities

    The National Universities Commission (NUC), has disclosed that it is currently processing over 200 applications for new private universities in the country. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in Abuja during a meeting with the federal universities’...
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    Metro FG Approves 8 New Private Universities

    The Nigerian government today approved eight new private universities. The approval was given during the the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. The 8 approved schools include: Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos Arthur Jarvis Akpabuyo...
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    Metro 7 Nigerian Universities Develop Anti-plagarism Software [LIST]

    Seven Nigerian universities have collaborated to develop an home-grown anti-plagiarism software designed to check academic fraud. The universities are: University of Ilorin, Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-ife, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin and Covenant University, Ota. Others are Delta State...
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    Metro 150 Unaccredited Undergraduate Courses In Nigerian Universities [SEE LIST]

    At least 150 undergraduate academic programmes in Nigeria’s public and private universities are unaccredited, Premium Times report. According to the 2016 accreditation status report by the National Universities Commission (NUC), exclusively obtained by Premium Times, the unaccredited courses...
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    Metro Webometrics Releases 2016 Transparent Ranking Of Universities: UNN Tops In Nigeria

    Webometrics has recently released the openness ranking of World universities for the second half of 2016, within which less than 50 Nigerian universities were included; With Harvard University (USA) coming first in the world as usual. Openness refers to the total number of pdf files of a...
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    Metro ASUU Strike: 7 Reasons Why Nigerian Students May Return Home Soon

    To many students in Nigerian universities, the word ‘strike’ is an acquaintance, as it has become part of the academic vocabulary. More so, the word ‘ASUU strike’ is just one of the most used semantics, it keeps occurring in speculation and reality. While some students have recently stayed...
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    Metro Senior Lecturers Join NLC Strike

    Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU yesterday joined in the nation-wide strike organised by the Ayuba Wabba-led faction of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC. Though, SSANU was in a capacity building workshop for its members and National Executive Council, NEC, meeting with...