Prof Agomo retires from UNILAG, unveils autobiography

Prof Chioma Kanu Agomo By Romanus Okoye, Lagos The first female Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof Chioma Kanu Agomo, will on March 1 retire from the university as she clocks 70 years. Several events have been lined up to celebrate her exit from the institution after over 40 years of […]

Imo govt seizes Eastern Palm University from Okorocha

Imo state government has taken over Eastern Palm University at Ogboko in Orlu, said to be owned by former governor Rochas Okorocha. In an announcement today, government warned all those it called ‘fraudulent claimants’ to stay away from the university. It said its right to ownership is based on the fact that state money was […]

Bishop says God killed UNILAG lecturer who attempted to sleep with his daughter for grades

The founder and Presiding Bishop of Christ Life Church Worldwide, Francis Wale Oke, has claimed that God killed a lecturer of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) who repeatedly failed one of his daughters because he was bent on sleeping with her. In a trending video seen by SaharaReporters, Oke, who is also the President of […]

Schools resume nationwide Jan. 18 pending a review – PTF

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 on Tuesday said schools across the country will resume on Monday, January 18, 2021 pending the review by the federal government. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu had on Monday said the federal government would review the resumption date of schools as a result of rising cases of Coronavirus. “On the […]

Sexual harassment cases against lecturers not swept under rug – UNILAG VC

University of Lagos (UNILAG) Vice-Chancellor Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe said on Monday that the school’s management has not swept sexual harassment cases against three lecturers under the rug. Prof Ogundipe, who disclosed this at the media parley, said the cases against a professor and two senior lecturers are still under investigations. In 2018, Prof Segun Awonusi […]

ASUU suspends nine-month strike

Kayode Oyero The Academic Staff Union of University, on Wednesday, suspended its strike, ending the industrial action that started since March 2020. ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi, made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja. He said the suspension of the strike takes effect from Thursday, December 24th, 2020. The PUNCH had earlier […]

Rochas Foundation awards scholarships to 655 African students

No fewer than 655 African students have benefited from the education scholarship scheme of a former Imo State Govenor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, to study in the Eastern Palm University, Ogboko, Imo State. A breakdown of the figure indicated that 10 scholarship slots went to each of the 19 northern states, 250 slots went to South-East […]

Excitement as Legacy University holds matriculation

From Aloysius Attah, Onitsha It was a moment of stock taking for Legacy University, Okija, Anambra State during its 4th matriculation ceremony held recently at the campus premises. The event was a modest one, even as the management reflected on the journey so far with a verdict that the future holds very bright prospects. Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing […]

FG set to establish Federal College of Forestry in Borno

The Federal Government on Friday said it has approved a temporary site for the establishment of a Federal College of Forestry in Jere Local Government Area of Borno state. The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, said this after a meeting with Governor Babagana Zulum, at the Government House in Maiduguri. Abubakar said that details […]

Lawan Meets ASUU Leadership over Strike

Ahmad Lawan By Deji Elumoye The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, is currently meeting with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) over the lingering strike embarked upon by the union over the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). ASUU President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, is leading the union’s […]

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