LAUTECH school allegedly bars 55 female Muslim students over use of Hijab [PHOTOS]

Reports reaching DAILY POST from Ogbomoso town in Oyo State has it that no fewer than fifty-five (55) female Muslim students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) International School Ogbomoso, have been barred from entering the school premises over the use of Hijab. A senior lecturer in the school who begged not to be […]

Nigeria’s private universities jump to 79

Education Minister, Adamu Adamu announces four more private universities Private universities in Nigeria are now 79, with the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approval of four more. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said Wednesday that the four new universities have satisfied the criteria for establishing a university in Nigeria as provided by the National Universities […]

ASUU strike: FG withdraws `no work no pay’ threat

ASUU President Professor Biodun Ogunyemi: No work, no pay withdrawn The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking university teachers. This was disclosed by the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in an exclusive chat with Vanguard Media. […]

No work, no pay for striking ASUU members

ASUU President Professor Biodun Ogunyemi: No work, no pay rule triggered The Federal Government has ordered Vice Chancellors to enforce no-work-no-pay rule where lecturers belonging to Academic Staff Union of Universities, are on strike. According to The Nation, the directive was said to have been communicated to the universities in a memo sent by the […]

FG cuts N1,500 from UTME, SSCE, JSCE fees

The Federal Government yesterday announced the reduction of N1,500 from the fees being charged for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) and the Junior Secondary Certificate Examination (JSCE). The reduction was announced at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by the Vice President, Yemi […]

FG slashes JAMB, NECO, Basic education exams’ fees

Education Minister, Adamu Adamu announces the slash of UTME, SSCE, BECE fees The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the downward review of Examination registration fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior Secondary and Basic Education Certificate. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this at the end of the Council’s meeting […]

DG Law School elated over 4, 779 new lawyers

Successful candidates at the August 2018 Bar Final Examination, after their Call to the Bar ceremony in Abuja yesterday The Director General of the Nigerian Law School (NLS), Prof Isa Hayatu Chiroma (SAN) has commended the performance of lawyers in this year’s Bar examination conducted by the school. Prof Chiroma gave the commendation on Tuesday […]

Hijab controversy casts shroud over Ibadan school

Students of the school in hijab Students of the 55-year-old International Secondary School at the University of Ibadan on Monday returned home early as the management of the school locked up the classrooms sequel to the enforcement of hijab use among Muslim students by their parents under the aegis of International School Muslim Parents’ Forum. […]

NANS mourns as 11 UNIMAID students die in road accident

University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), main gate By Stanley Nwanosike The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Friday expressed sadness over the death of 11 students of University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) in an auto accident on Tuesday. A total of 11 students of UNIMAID died in the accident on Nov. 20 on their way to Damaturu from Maiduguri […]

JAMB calls for educational cooperation in W/Africa

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has at the 6th Annual Conference of West Africa Universities held at the Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal, called for increased educational cooperation in the subregion. A statement yesterday by the board’s spokesman Fabian Benjamin said the Registrar Prof Is-haq Oloyede made the call in a paper […]