Mimiko appoints Rector for Rufus Giwa Polytechnic

Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Idowu Ologunagba, as the substantive rector of the state-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo. This is contained in a statement issued, on Wednesday, in Akure, by, the Secretary to State Government, Dr. Aderotimi Adelola, and made available to newsmen. Adelola said Ologunagba’s appointment was Read more

Over 700 candidates caught with fake results – UNILORIN VC

Vice Chancellor of University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali, has explained why the university refused admission to 711 candidates. There was outrage after the university collected money from many candidates and rejected them. The university Vice Chancellor said that the rejected students uploaded excellent results, which the authorities later discovered during screening to be Read more

Teachers, students shun Ajimobi’s re-opening order in Oyo

Teachers in public primary and secondary schools in Oyo State  yesterday shunned the directives of the state government to return to schools. The action is coming on the heels of the composition of a 31-member Education Reform Committee set up by the state government on the matter. Deputy Governor, Chief Moses Adeyemo, who stood in Read more

FLASH: BSU students shut down Makurdi over hike in school fees

Students of the Benue State University, Makurdi have shutdown the state in protest of hike in their school fees. This is the second time the students would be protesting since the university management introduced new conditional charges that resulted in an over 400% hike in school fees early last month. The students who are currently Read more

Drama As Aluko Storms Ekiti State University for Pensioners’ Verification

There was drama at Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti on Thursday as the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Secretary, Dr. Temitope Aluko, showed up for the ongoing verification exercise of pensioners in the institution. Aluko stormed the University’s Pension Office where he was attended to by officials responsible for the exercise. The former Head Read more

Ondo State Government divide NANS over governorship election

All is not well within the Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students/Joint Campus Committee after its just concluded convention. The state government is being accused of causing division among members of the association because of the 2016 gubernatorial poll. Few months to the gubernatorial election in Ondo State, the state chapter Read more

Protest – Lagos School of Nursing neglected

The Lagos State School of Nursing take their protest to the State House of Assembly yesterday to complain about the suffering they are facing in the school and the nonchalant attitude of the school management toward their learning. The students who protested in their numbers said, despite the huge amount of money amounted to #220,000 Read more

Rector seeks end to Degree/HND dichotomy

The Rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Dr. Abubakar Abdul Dzukogi has stated that the Degree and Higher National Diploma (HND) dichotomy has not helped in addressing the unemployment level in the country. According to him, the discrimination between graduands of universities and polytechnics is unnecessary adding that emphasis should be placed on performance and Read more