2023: Jos community endorses Yahaya Bello for President 

The University of Jos, Alumni have added her voice to the continued call on the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello to run for the president of the Nation in 2023 noted that he had the needed criteria,described him as a wind of welcome change The UJ Alumni made this known on Saturday through its National President, Pastor Johnson Nuhu Sani at the grand reception dinner in honour of Mr. Muhammed Onogwu, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Yahaya Bello. The National President expressed that his tenure as the Executive Governor…

Pro-Chancellors want labour,wages removed from exclusive list

The Committee of Pro-Chancellors of state-owned Universities (COPSUN) has called for the removal of labour and wages from the exclusive legislative list of the Nigerian Constitution to allow state governments exercise appropriate control over their workers. In a communiqué issued at the end of its 52nd Quarterly meeting at Abuja on Tuesday, the Committee presided over by Mallam Yusuf Ali, SAN argued that the structure and operation of the country’s federalism about public institutions established and owned separately by the Federal and State governments under different legislations have been a major…

Teachers are immeasurable tool for Nation-Building – Niger Govt

Nigeria state government has described teachers as”immeasurable tools for nation-building as well as a veritable instrument for social change”. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello stated this at the 2021 Teachers’ Day Award celebration held at the Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi International Conference Center, Minna. The annual Teachers’ Day Award is aimed at encouraging teachers for their invaluable role in imparting knowledge and the development of humanity in line with the United Nations adopted Sustainable Development Goal for Education, which requires teachers to enjoy professional independence, appropriate recognition and tools needed to…

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN : NOTICE OF PHYSICAL RESUMPTION FOR THE REST OF FIRST  SEMESTER 2020/2021 ACADEMIC SESSION

This is to inform students that the University will resume for physical lectures and examinations for the rest of the First Semester of 2020/2021 Academic Session on Monday, 7 June, 2021. Other details in relation to the physical resumption will be communicated in due course. Thank you. Olubunmi O. Faluyi, MCIPM Registrar

HIJAB: MURIC asks OAU to investigate harassment of female Muslim student

An Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, to investigate the circumstances that led a Muslim parent to withdraw his daughter from the school after a teacher allegedly harassed the girl.     MURIC’s request was made by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, on Wednesday, 26th May, 2021.     MURIC said, “One of the teachers of the Obafemi Awolowo International School (OAUIS), Mrs. Adeyemo, has allegedly harassed a female Muslim student of the school. The intimidation has…

NIGERIAN NAVY RELEASES LIST OF SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES FOR THE NIGERIAN NAVY BASIC TRAINING SCHOOL BATCHES 31 AND 32  

The Nigerian Navy (NN) wishes to inform the general public that the list of successful candidates in the 2020 Nigerian Navy Recruitment Interview held in Lagos and Port Harcourt from 1 to 16 April 2021 has been released online at www.joinnigeriannavy.com.  The successful candidates are to report for training in 2 Batches at the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School Onne, Port Harcourt, Rivers State as follows: NNBTS Batch 31     –         Saturday, 22 May 2021. NNBTS Batch 32     –         Saturday, 8 January 2022. Additionally, any candidate who fails to report…

JUST IN : UI council summons emergency meeting, may extend tenure of acting VC

The Senate of University of Ibadan has summoned emergency meeting billed to take place on Monday. The meeting is being planned to consider elongation of tenure of the acting Vice Chancellor,Prof.A.B Ekanola whose tenure is due to lapse on 31st May,2021.The tenure elongation EMPORIUM REPORTERS gathered is clearly against the law   According to law of the university, there must not be a vacuum,but it only allowed appointment by the senate of another qualified person as acting VC and not extension of tenure of incumbent. Recalled that Prof. Ekanola was…

Oyo SUBEB seeks stakeholders’ collaboration on improved Basic Education 

The Chairman of Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, OyoSUBEB, Dr. Nureni Aderemi Adeniran has solicited partnership of National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) and other stakeholders in the education sector in the quest to improve teaching and learning at the basic education level in the State. Dr. Nureni Adeniran made the appeal today Friday while receiving in audience members of NAPTAN at the Board’s headquarters in Ibadan. He described the association as an integral part of the transformation process in the basic education sector of Oyo State, added…

Edusoko varsity ‘ll solve challenges of admission in Niger – Gov Sani Bello

Niger state Governor ,Abubakar Sani Bello has said the establishment of Edusoko University Bida will help solve admission challenges in the state. Governor Sani Bello stated this when he received on courtesy visit, the Chairman, Boad of Trustees Edusoko University, Etsu Nupe HRH. Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar and his entourage at the Government House, Minna. The Governor said there were many students seeking university admission, which he believed Edusoko University will help in absorbing them. While commending the foresight of the Etsu Nupe, for establishing the university, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello…

Prof Adedimeji bags Golden Award as Top Distinguished Educator of the 21st Century

The Vice Chancellor of Ahman Pategi University, Prof. Mahfouz Adedimeji, has been honoured with a Golden Award as “the most Notable and Top Distinguished Educator of the 21st Century” by the International Chartered World Learned Society, a United States-based organisation, with offices in Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania.   The vibrant Vice Chancellor had also been conferred with the Life Fellowship of the Society (in the field of English Language), according to a letter addressed to Prof. Adedimeji by Prof. Dr Sir S. R. Boselin Prabhu on behalf of the…