Unilorin ASUU faction accuse DSS, NSCDC of assault

Unilorin ASUU faction accuse DSS, NSCDC of assault

A faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Ilorin chapter, on Thursday accused some officials of the Department of State Services, Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps and the university’s security guards of assaulting them. The group in a statement by the chairman of the faction, Dr. Kayode Afolayan; and his Secretary, Dr. Solomon Oyelekan, on […]

Trending : UNIOSUN sacks randy lecturer involved in sex video

The Governing Council of the Osun State University, Osogbo, has terminated the appointment of Dr. Olabode Ojoniyi of the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Ikire Campus, caught on video having an amorous relationship with one of his students, Mercy Ikwue. Our correspondent gathered on Sunday that the Governing Council headed by Mallam Yusuf Ali SAN, […]

APC change mantra cosmetic – ASUU

APC change mantra cosmetic – ASUU

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, has described the change that the All Progressives Congress promised Nigerians as cosmetic. Ogunyemi spoke as the guest of honour at a public lecture and distinguished service award organised by the University of Ibadan chapter of the union on […]

JAMB to stop setting cut-off marks for universities, polytechnics, others

JAMB to stop setting cut-off marks for universities, polytechnics, others

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Is-haq Oloyede, says the board is working with the Federal Government to actualise the needed change in the education sector. Mr. Oloyede, who made the assertion in a statement by the board’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, said on Sunday in Lagos that such change would […]

Fayose commends FG, Tinubu call for over reintroduction of history in school curriculum

Fayose commends FG, Tinubu call for over reintroduction of history in school curriculum

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has commended the federal government and the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for aligning with his position on the need to reintroduce History in the school curriculum. Governor Fayose, had early September, directed that History be reintroduced in schools in Ekiti State, noting that; “Ekiti people must learn from past […]

Ekiti NASS members hail Fayose, teachers over State’s first position in NECO

Ekiti NASS members hail Fayose, teachers over State’s first position in NECO

Members of the National Assembly (NASS) from Ekiti State have hailed the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose on the State’s first position in this year’s National Examination Council (NECO) Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE), saying the feat was a confirmation of the governor’s total commitment to the return of Ekiti State lost glory in the education sector. The National Assembly […]

Salary deductions: Fayose refunds monies over-deducted from Ekiti teachers’ salaries

Salary deductions: Fayose refunds monies over-deducted from Ekiti teachers’ salaries

Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Ayodele Fayose yesterday signed the documents directing the Accountant General of the state to immediately refund monies inadvertently over-deducted from the salaries of teachers who had bought some facilities from government during the previuos administration of Ex-Governor Kayode Fayemi, now Minister of Solid Minerals Development. A few years ago, teachers had bought cars and […]

Sexual Harassment: DELSU sacks six lecturers

Sexual Harassment: DELSU sacks six lecturers

Delta State University recently sacked six of its lecturers for their involvement in several offences including alleged sexual harassment of female students. The sacking of the lecturers at DELSU is a welcome development for stakeholders in the education sector. It is a step in the right direction and I believe it would sound a note […]

We can’t shift WASSCE for Edo governorship election – WAEC

We can’t shift WASSCE for Edo governorship election – WAEC

Folashade Adebayo The West African Examinations Council has said that shifting the date of the Mathematics examination in the September 10 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) for the governorship election, which is scheduled to hold on the same day, could lead to leakages. The council added that a relocation of the candidates, who […]

Civil Society advises Aregbesola to resign from office over poor WAEC rating

Civil Society advises Aregbesola to resign from office over poor WAEC rating

The Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS) has advised the State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola to resign from office with immediate effect following the poor performance of students of the state public schools in the just released result of the 2016 May/June West African Examination Council(WAEC). The group opined that the mass failure of students […]