Edo University, Iyamo declared most expensive public university in Nigeria

Edo University, Iyamo declared most expensive public university in Nigeria

– Edo University, Iyamo, a public institution which belongs to the Edo state government and established by Governor Oshiomhole is the most expensive university in Nigeria – To study Accounting and Computer Science in Edo University, a student has to cough out N710,000 – The fee is about four times higher than what is being paid in […]

Students shut down UNIPORT over new fees policy

Students of University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) have this morning, closed down all academic activities in the institution over a new school fees policy introduced by the management. The protesting students said they would not accept the school’s new policy of no fee, no examination, adding that it was a means to ill-treat the students. The […]

FG Sets up Panel to Probe Alleged Sexual Assault at Queen’s College

The federal government on Tuesday set up a committee to investigate the alleged sexual assault of a JSS 2 female student of Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos by a male teacher in the secondary school. Mr. Olaseni Oshifala, a biology teacher at Queen’s College, was accused by a parent, Mrs. Chinenye Okoye, of making sexual advances […]

Ekiti Governor, Fayose suspends 16 teachers over child labour

Ekiti Governor, Fayose suspends 16 teachers over child labour

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has suspended 16 teachers at Elo High School, Ayetoro Ekiti, for allegedly using their pupils as labourers on their farms during school hours. He has also ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter. Fayose gave the directive in Ado Ekiti while receiving the report of a team led by the […]

Aregbesola raises panel to tackle pupils’ mass failure

Aregbesola raises panel to tackle pupils’ mass failure

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola has set up a nine-man committee headed by the acting Vice-Chancellor of Bola Ige University, Prof. Jelil Oguntola, to find solutions to the state’s public schools’ poor showing in national examinations. Aregbesola, in a statement by his spokesman, Semiu Okanlawon, on Sunday, said the committee would also verify   the implementation […]

No going back on sacked VCs – FG

The Federal Government will not reverse the decision to sack 13 Vice Chancellors appointed by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, the government said Thursday. The government had last week announced the sacking of 12 VCs of federal universities as well as that of the National Open Universities of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Vincent Tenebe. […]

Edo Teachers, Governement Set For Showdown Over Plans to Remove Allowances

Edo Teachers, Governement Set For Showdown Over Plans to Remove Allowances

By Ehi Ekhator Edo State Union of Teachers and the State government may head for a showdown over plans to remove teachers allowances, NAIJA CENTER NEWS has learnt. The new development is due to Local Government current financial indebtedness which has led to the government inability to pay teachers January salaries LGAs are responsible for Primary school […]

Dogara pays WAEC, NECO, JAMB fees for Edo IDPs

Dogara pays WAEC, NECO, JAMB fees for Edo IDPs

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, on Monday offered to pay examination fees for Internally Displaced Persons in a camp at Uhogua village, Ovia North East local government area of Edo State. The Speaker, who praised Governor Adams Oshiomhole for providing educational support for the IDPs, said lack of adequate education caused […]

Edo commences recruitment of 5,000 teachers

Edo commences recruitment of 5,000 teachers

The Edo Government has commenced the process of recruiting 5,000 teachers for its public primary and secondary schools, Mr Gideon Obakhan, the state’s Commissioner for Education, has said. Obakhan, who made this known on Thursday while speaking with newsmen, said 50 science and special teachers had already been recruited for those with special needs. According […]

Buhari sacks 2,000 varsity workers

Buhari sacks 2,000 varsity workers

Fidelis Soriwei and Friday Olokor, Abuja The Senior Staff Association of the Nigerian Universities has called for an indefinite strike on December 24, 2015 to protest a recent decision of the Federal Government to sack 2,000 university workers across the country by January, 2016. The National President of SSANU, Mr. Samson Ugwoke, said during a […]