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I’m not planning to rename IMSU after Abba Kyari, says Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has dismissed claims in some quarters that his administration has finalised plans to rename the Imo State University (IMSU)...

COVID-19 vs ASUU strike: Nigerian varsities and the fate of their final year students

By Victor Akuma If there are people in the academia who feel much pain owing to the outbreak of coronavirus and the subsequent indefinite strikes...

After exam completion, JAMB suspends all activities over COVID-19

After the completion of its examination, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has temporarily suspended all activities requiring physical contacts over coronavirus pandemic. JAMB...

ASUU dashes students’ hopes, declares indefinite strike

By Victor Akuma The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared an indefinite strike. Recall that had the academic body had on March 9...

WAEC postpones examination indefinitely over coronavirus

The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has been postponed indefinitely over fears of coronavirus. Patrick Areghan, Nigeria’s head of the West African...

Coronavirus: FG orders nationwide shutdown of tertiary institutions, unity schools

The Federal Government on Thursday ordered nationwide closure of tertiary institutions and unity schools across the country to contain the spread of coronavirus.  This comes...

Coronavirus: NYSC suspends orientation exercise for corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has shut all its orientation camps over fears of coronavirus. This is contained in a statement issued by the...

ASUU strike illegal, says FG

The federal government has described the two-week warning strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as illegal. The academic body had...

‘ASUU my boo’… How Nigerian university students are reacting to ongoing two weeks warning strike

By Victor Akuma It is no longer news that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Monday March 10, declared a two-week warning strike. The...

Empty lecture halls in UNN as ASUU’s two weeks warning strike lingers

By Blessing Udeobasi  Following the two weeks warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday, the Nsukka chapter of the...

ASUU embarks on two-week warning strike

By Samuel James TheAcademic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on a two-week warning strike to protest non-payment of salaries of its workers who...

Oriokpa: Checkmating excessiveness among masquerades in South Eastern Nigeria

By Victor Akuma Masquerades are integral part of culture of many towns, communities and villages in Nigeria and the South Eastern part of the country...

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Court orders release of Orji Kalu from jail

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the release of erstwhile governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, from jail. Recall Kalu was...

Like Senate, Reps okay Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow $22.7 billion which was earlier suspended over non-inclusion of the South-East...

AfDB crisis: We’re behind you, Buhari tells Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the country’s support for President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, amid ongoing calls for a fresh probe...

At last, FG lifts ban on religious gatherings

The Federal Government has relaxed the restriction earlier placed on places of worships across the country to combat spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The Chairman...