Tuesday, March 9, 2021


Nigerian universities

BUK joins SSANU, NASU’s nationwide strike

The Bayero University, Kano, BUK, has joined the members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU, on a 14-day warning strike in the country.

Don frowns at number of First Class graduates Nigerian varsities churn out yearly

Prof. Sylvester Ibe has frowned at the large number of First Class graduates being churned out from the nation’s universities annually, describing the trend as embarrassing to the system.

Digital, social media marketing, key to entrepreneurship development – Don

Professor Seth Akutson, Director, Entrepreneurship Research and Development Centre, Kaduna State University, said on Thursday that promoting digital and social media marketing was critical to Nigeria’s entrepreneurship development.

Read Buhari’s pledges of support to Nigerian universities during BUK convocation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Kano pledged continuous support to universities to enable them produce the needed skilled manpower for national development.

Nigerian varsities can be best in Africa – UniLag VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has said Nigerian universities can be the best in Africa, if they can enjoy a...

Nigerian govt can’t sustain funding universities – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday night in Lagos declared that the government alone cannot sustain funding of universities or even keep them at...

NANS to challenge tuition fees increase by universities

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, will resist plans by some tertiary institutions to increase tuition fees, its President, Mr Chinonso Obasi has...

ASUU: 38 Nigerian varsities hike tuition fees

Poor funding of the federal universities by the Nigerian government has forced 38 universities across the country to increase their tuition fees, the Academic...

Nigerian agency, TETFund, disburses N213billion to universities, polytechnics

The Buhari administration  has approved the Tertiary Trust Fund (TETFund), 2016 intervention budget of N213.4billion, the highest ever  to be distributed to the tertiary...

Malaysia, truly academia, by Daha Tijjani, PhD

Rated as the 12th most preferred study destination by UNESCO Institute for Statistics in July 2014, Malaysia is increasingly attracting international students seeking for an excellent...

Unilorin produces first made-in-Nigeria automobile speed limiter

In response to the challenge thrown at institutions of higher learning in the country by the National Universities Commission, NUC, the University of Ilorin...

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