University of Ibadan gets Acting VC

Senate of the University of Ibadan on Monday elected Adebola Babatunde Ekanola,a Professor as an Acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution. This followed the directive of the Ministry of Education through the National Universities Commission to the Senate of the University of Ibadan to select one among the contestants to act as the Vice-Chancellor of the…

UI Senate nominates Deputy VC as Acting VC

Front Gate of University of Ibadan (UI), Ibadan. ….As Makinde flays critics over LAUTECH ownership By Ola Ajayi, Adeola Badru & Shina Abubakar SEQUEL to the directive by the Ministry of Education, through the National Universities Commission, NUC, that the Senate of the University of Ibadan should select someone for the position of Acting Vice-Chancellor,…

Uneasy calm at UI over VC’s selection

  CONTRO VERSY Members of the University of Ibadan (UI) are not happy over the controversies characterising the appointment of a new Vice- Chancellor, leading to the suspension of the selection process and appointment of an Acting Vice-Chancellor, first time in the annals of the 72-year-old university   ˜SSANU: We’re concerned about who becomes what…

3.5m children of nomads are out of school, says Nomadic Education Commission

By Bashir Bello—KANO The Executive Secretary, National Commission for Nomadic Education, NCNE, Professor Bashir Usman, on Monday, said 3.5 million children of nomads were out of school. Professor Usman stated this while making a case for government to ensure the out-of-school nomad children enrolled back in school. He also called for the recruitment of more…

University of Ibadan gets Acting VC

  The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Adebola Ekanola, has emerged as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the premier institution. The election, conducted on Monday, was as a result of the intervention of the National Universities Commission’s in the crisis that plagued the process for the emergence of a successor…

Stakeholders advocate for synergy between education and health sector

By Funmi Ajumobi The Federal Government has been urged to provide adequate protection for students across schools in Nigeria. This is coming as Stakeholders in Nigerian Education and Health sectors called on Government and other partners to provide strong political commitment and support for adolescents and young people’s access to Family Life HIV Education (FLHE)…

Lagos sensitises stakeholders on UBEC Cluster School Model

By Funmi Ajumobi Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board in collaboration with Universal Basic Education (UBEC) on Friday held in its SUBEB office a-day advocacy and sensitisation program for concerned stakeholders in Lagos State on the Cluster School Model training that has been adopted recently in public schools. According to the Executive Chairman LASUBEB, Honourable…

Strike: Crisis looms in universities over N40bn Earned Allowances sharing formula 

***SSANU warns against preferential treatment to any union ***Vows to resist FG recognizing UTAS for payment By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja Another round of crisis appears to be looming in the nation’s universities over the sharing formula of the just-approved N40 billion Earned Allowances for the university-based unions. Recall that at the meeting between the…

How strike, other issues crippled varsity system – Ex-VP Sambo

As the Academic Staff Union of Universities’ strike lingers, ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo has lamented that Nigerian university education has been crippled by spate of challenges.He called on stakeholders to save the system from total collapse. Speaking as Chairman of the 2020 4th quarter delegate conference and presentation of awards of excellence by Conference of Alumni…