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    Obasanjo, Jega, Tambuwal, Others For AANI Public Policy Lecture

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    The Lagos chapter of the Alumni Association of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS),  Kuru, (AANI) is set to hold an inaugural lecture  in March. The event will feature an array of top politicians, academics and other stakeholders in the nation’s political system including former President Olusegun Obasanjo; Speaker of the House…

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    New Subjects Were Introduced By NERDC – WAEC

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    The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has clarified claims that it introduced 39 additional subjects to the curriculum of secondary schools, saying it does not have the capacity to take such step. The head of the Nigerian office of the council, Mr Charles Eguridu, who disclosed this in an interview with journalists yesterday in Lagos…

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    Agreement With FG Not Yet Honoured – ASUU

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    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has revealed that the federal government is yet to begin the implementation of the agreement entered with it recently, which led to the suspension of the then almost six-month-old strike embarked upon by the body. The national president, Dr Nasir Fagge while speaking in an interview confirmed that…

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    LASU Shut Down Indefinitely

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    The hope of the students of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, to successfully complete their second semester examination soon, after about six months of nationwide industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has again been dashed as the institution has been closed down indefinitely. The announcement of the closure, LEADERSHIP gathered,…

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    OAU Wins N1.2bn World Bank Grant

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    Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has won a N1.2billion World Bank grant for the building of a knowledge park targeted at boosting academic activities in Africa and beyond. According to the university’s public relations officer, Mr Abiodun Olarewaju, the grant which will be provided in tranches by the global financial institution would be…

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    Ekiti Varsity Recovers N91.5m From Ex-Vc, 2 Others

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    The authorities of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, has revealed that the withdrawal of its case against the former vice-chancellor of the university, Prof. Dipo Kolawole, and two others over a case of misappropriation of the institution’s fund during his tenure was due to the refund of the sum of N91.5 million by the…

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    Prisoner Gets Postgraduate Certificate At NOUN Convocation

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    It was an emotion laden moment yesterday at the National Theatre, Iganmu, venue of the third edition of the convocation ceremony of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) when an inmate of the Maximum Security Prison, Kirikiri, Lagos, Mr Kabiru Tuwanse, was presented as one of the 4,308 students graduating from the institution by…

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    OAU Rated Best Varsity In Nigeria, 10th In Africa

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    Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, in Osun State, has been ranked the best in the country and 10th in Africa, trailing South African, Tanzanian and Egyptian universities including the University of South Africa, which top the list; University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, which is 4th; Cairo University, Egypt which ranked 7th, among others….

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    US Condemns Latest Attack In Plateau Village

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    The United States has condemned in strong terms the recent violent attack in Shonong village, Plateau State, calling on the federal government to properly investigate the incident and bring the culprits to book. The US made the condemnation in a statement issued yesterday by its embassy in Nigeria, a copy of which was made available…

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    JAMB May Create More CBT Centres In Lagos

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    There are indications that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) may create more computer-based centres in Lagos ahead of the forthcoming Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), just as the examination body has revealed that the sales of form will close in the first week of March. The coordinator, JAMB National Headquarters annex, Lagos, Alhaji…

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