My Thoughts on ASUU Strike – By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba

By Dr. Leonard K. Shilgba | NNP | August 17, 2022 MY THOUGHTS ON ASUU STRIKE Lagos State universities are not on strike! I am yet to understand why academic staff of  state-owned universities often abandon their classrooms  when ASUU declares a trade dispute with the Federal Government, not State Governments, over noncompliance with agreements […]

Ahmed Musa slams politicians over ASUU strike

Super Eagles striker and captain, Ahmed Musa, has expressed his dissatisfaction and disappointment with Nigerian leaders over their lackadaisical approach to the ongoing ASUU strike. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been at loggerheads with the government over the welfare and running of Nigerian Universities for over twenty years. And the status quo […]

Tansian University awards 5,000 ex-sex workers scholarships

Tansian University awards 5,000 ex-sex workers scholarships Tansian University, Umunya, Anambra Tansian University, Umunya, Anambra has awarded full scholarships to 5,000 repentant commercial sex workers and vulnerable people. Prof. Marcel Ezenwoye, the National President, CIEPUK, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday. The scholarships were awarded in partnership with Chartered Institute of Educational Practitioners, U.K. […]

LASU VC’s appointment based on merit, experts Say

With the appointment of professor of Physiology, Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, as the ninth substantive vice-chancellor of Lagos State University, experts have silenced critics, proving her appointment was based on merit and not ethnicity. Funmi Ogundare reports The appointment of Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello as the ninth substantive vice-chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU) has been a […]

FG Meeting With ASUU Successful –Ngige

The Federal Government says the meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) aimed at evaluating the implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MOA) entered into by the parties is successful. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige said this while addressing newsmen at the end of a close-door meeting on Monday […]

Rights group accuses Buhari of sidelining Igbo on new varsities

By Waliat Musa Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has described as ‘Igbophobic’, discriminatory and unconstitutional, the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the establishment of specialised technology-based and health universities in five of the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria while excluding the Igbo-speaking South East. HURIWA wondered what the Minister of State in […]

Rivers State loses an astute educationist and academician, Dr. Onengiyeofori Georgewill

(NNP) The academic community in Rivers State has been thrown into mourning with the sudden death of Dr. Onengiyeofori Moses Douglas Georgewill, the immediate past Rector of ken Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, formerly known as Rivers State Polytechnic. The former Rector who was an engineer by training, died on April 24, while exercising at his home […]

‘How Nigeria wastes unjustified wealth on UK education’

As CBN admits $960m overseas funding of education, personal travels Nigerians pay N20.25b tuitions yearly to UK schools, says report Make education system attractive to curb trend, scholars advise Despite severe shortage of foreign exchange (forex), overseas education continues to drain the country’s resources, as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, […]

Enugu community disassociates itself from N100M lawsuit against UNN

Ejuona Obukpa Community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, on Monday, dissociated itself from a N100 million suit filed against the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). The plaintiff, Nnemeka Aleke, dragged UNN to court seeking N100 million in damages for alleged degradation of the community’s environment, by the contractor handling the construction of […]

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 […]

Headlines

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/1343 of National Politics

Subscribe

Read more

Browse Today’s Politics

Featuring Top 5/37 of Today's Politics

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1558 of NNP Columnists

Browse Africa & World Politics

Featuring Top 5/2374 of Africa & World Politics

Subscribe

Read more

ADVERTISEMENT

Categories

FEATURED VIDEOS

Advertisements

ARCHIVES

May 2024
S M T W T F S
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

© 2024 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes