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December 18, 2017

Education

LASU increases acceptance fee

The Lagos State University (LASU) says it has no plan to increase tuition despite increasing acceptance fee for its new intakes. The university made the clarification in its official bulletin signed by Adekoya Martins, coordinator, LASU, centre for information press and public relations unit. Adekoya said the university increased its acceptance fee from N10,000 to

Why Nigerian universities can’t produce qualified accountants – ICAN

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, has explained why some Nigerian universities cannot produce qualified accountants. The body, at its 2017 annual award and gala night in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, said ICAN provided opportunity of retraining and equipping accountants with requisite skills to function effectively. Chairman of the event planning committee, Mr.

Moji Olaiya, Evans, #BAAD… Top 2017 Google Searches In Nigeria

Google on Wednesday announced the results of its 2017 Year in Search — major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria. The 2017 Year in Search list contains the top trending news moment, music and movies that got the attention of Nigerians as well as the people, places, and things that trended. The most

Tithing Controversy: Popular Nigerian pastors give their verdict

A popular On Air Personality, Daddy Freeze, has recently been spearheading the campaign against payment of tithes by Christian worshipers, he is of the opinion that tithes should be given to the poor instead of enriching the already mega-rich pastors. Freeze has been actively attacking prominent men of God in the country over the issue

FEC approves establishment of six private universities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of additional six private universities in the country.   The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The private universities, according to him, are located in

FEC approves the establishment of six private universities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of additional six private universities in the country.   The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The private universities, according to him, are located in

OAU suspends convocation, as workers’ strike takes toll

The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have postponed the 43rd convocation of the university earlier scheduled for December 13 to 16, 2017. This was contained in a release on Wednesday by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, who stated that the postponement was unavoidable. He said, “Due to unforeseen

Demands of striking university staff fully met — FG

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, says the Federal Government has fulfilled its part of an agreement reached with the striking non-academic staff of federal universities on Sept. 20. In a statement signed by Mr Samuel Olowookere, the Deputy Director of Press in the ministry on Tuesday, Ngige said the government had

BREAKING: SSANU, NASU, NAAT Resume Strike Monday

Non-teaching staff unions in the universities under the umbrella of Joint Action Committee, JAC, have directed all their branches nationwide to resume strike on Monday. The three unions are the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, Non Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions, NASU and National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT. A

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