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Insurgency: We’ve been under pressure hosting 77,000 displaced persons… Gombe Gov 

William Attah, Gombe Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has revealed that the State has been under intense pressure hosting an estimated 77,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from neighbouring States in recent times due to the activities of insurgents in Northeast Nigeria. According to him, the development has put more …

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2023: Professors endorse Osinbajo

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Abuja, April 21, 202 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on academics and members of other professional bodies to participate actively in the task of making Nigeria a better place for all. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, said the vice president …

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Sex scandal: OAU denies foot-dragging

By Dorcas Elusogbon Ile-Ife (Osun), April 20, 2022 The Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have debunked what it called ‘rumours making the rounds in some quarters’, that it is foot-dragging in sanctioning a professor, who was alleged to have sexually assaulted a female student in his office. …

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 Former Minister, Prof. Viola Onwuliri, joins proposed University of Mbaise implementation Committee  

Mbaise Imo State, Nigeria Former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Professor Viola Onwuliri, has joined the project Planning and Implementation Committee for the proposed Mbaise University, Imo State, being initiated by the  Mbaise People’s Congress (MPC). Professor Onwuliri, also a former Minister for Education and an ex-Commissioner for Education, was drafted …

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US Consulate Lagos says Fulbright Alumni is flagship of educational development in Nigeria; As Don charges FG to amend constitution to tackle insecurity

Dennis Udoma, Uyo The United States Consulate Lagos, Nigeria has described the Fulbright Alumni Association in Nigeria (FAAN) as the flagship in education through the sponsorship of the US Government in the last 62 years. The Consulate’s Public Affairs Officer, Stephen Ibelli made this known at the 17th annual conference …

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End ASUU strike now, Obi urges FG; Laments that education is ignored while politicians focus on 2023

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2023 presidential hopeful, Mr. Peter Obi, has expressed worry over the apparent neglect of Nigerian students languishing away for months now, by the leaders of the country, from the continued strike action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Speaking recently on the Politics Today program on …

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UNILORIN announces vacancy for VC post

By Fatima Mohammed-Lawal Ilorin, April 4, 2022 The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) on Monday announced that the post of Vice-Chancellor of the institution will be vacant effective from Oct. 16, 2022. This is contained in a statement issued in Ilorin, signed by Dr Fola Olowoleni, the university’s Registrar/Secretary to Council. …

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Leukaemia, deadly cancer disease with slim chance of survival for victims – Haematologist

  Professor of Haematology and Immunology, Prof Muheez Durosinmi, has stated that leukemia is a deadly cancer disease with the chances of survival slim. This was stated by Professor Durosinmi of the Haematology and Immunology Department, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife at the valedictory lecture he delivered …

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SSANU charges FG to implement agreement with University’s unions to eradicate strike

The National Vice-President, Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), Western Zone, Dr Abdulsobud Salam, has admonished Federal Government to implement the agreements reached with University’s unions to stop incessant strikes in the sector. Salam gave the admonition during an interview at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Freedom Park, on …

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Education should remain a priority – Obi

A frontline 2023 presidential aspirant on the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has called on leaders at all levels to pay utmost attention to education at all levels. He said this during the Pastoral Visit/Feast Day of St. Patrick’s College, Awka. Speaking through his Media Adviser, …

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NIDCOM boss, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, receives Honorary Doctorate Degree, Thursday, March 24, 2022

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, will on Thursday, March 24, be awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree by the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria. The conferment of the award on the highly decorated public officer will be part of the highlights of the 25th Convocation …

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