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Low turnout mars ASUU’s town hall meeting

There was a low turn-out at the town hall meeting called by ASUU on Thursday at the Mapo Hall in Ibadan. Only a few residents,  members  of ASUU, activists and  journalists were at the  forum which was called to senstise …

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Kaduna Closes 457 Illegal Schools

The Kaduna State commissioner for education, Mallam Mohammed Usman, has disclosed that the state government has closed 457 illegal private schools out of the 642 schools operating in the state without registration. The commissioner further added that about 185 more …

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FG to ASUU: We can’t meet your demands

Hopes of quick resolution of the present face-off between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities were dashed on Tuesday as the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said the government has no resources to meet the union demands.

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STRIKE: ‘ASUU has failed Nigerians’

The Kano University of Technology Alumni Association has declared that industrial action always embarked by the university lecturers was no longer fashionable in Nigeria. The association also charged the striking university lecturers to be creative in fighting the course of …

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ASUU Wants NUC Probed Over Alleged Fraud

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for the probe of the activities of the National Universities Commission (NUC) over alleged fraudulent practices on university accreditation in Nigeria. The ASUU’s national treasurer, Dr Ademola Aremu and chairman, University …

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11 books make NLNG award shortlist

The Advisory Board of Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, sponsor of the Nigeria Prize for Literature, Monday, announced an initial shortlist of 11 books, out of 201 books submitted, for the 2013 edition of the prize. This year’s edition focuses …

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