ASUU

ASUU To FG: Why Do You Want To Spend Money On IPPIS When UTAS Is Free?

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has challenged the Federal Government to tell Nigerians why it prefers to spend money on enrolling workers on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System,... Read more »
#EndSARS

#EndSARS protests threaten Saturday’s National Common Entrance Exams

The National Common Entrance Examination, organised by the National Examinations Council, NECO, scheduled for Saturday, October 17 may be threatened by the ongoing #EndSARS protest across the country. The examination which has... Read more »
ASUU

We Will Soon Expose Those Feeding Fat On IPPIS – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it will soon expose those feeding fat on the adoption of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, by the Federal Government... Read more »
UNIBEN ASUU Knocks Education Minister Over Farming Comment

UNIBEN ASUU Knocks Education Minister Over Farming Comment

The University of Benin (UNIBEN) branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has knocked the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiubu, for his comment, asking the University lecturers to... Read more »
Schools in FCT to reopen on October 11

Schools in FCT to reopen on October 11

Schools in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja are to reopen on Sunday, October 11. Boarding students are expected to resume on Sunday while academic activities will begin on Monday. The FCT... Read more »

Enugu State shines again at the President’s Teachers and Schools Excellence Award (PTSEA)

Enugu State has sustained its outstanding performance at the annual President’s Teachers and Schools Excellence Award (PTSEA), as the Principal of Urban Girls Secondary School, Enugu, Mrs. Chioma Ebue, was decorated as... Read more »
FG Probes N2.67b Allegedly Diverted School Feeding Funds

FG Probes N2.67b Allegedly Diverted School Feeding Funds

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has ordered a full-scale investigation into the report by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) that the N2.67 billion released to the l04... Read more »
World Teachers’ Day: Gov. Sani Bello commends teachers for their resilience

World Teachers’ Day: Gov. Sani Bello commends teachers for their resilience

Chairman North-Central Governors’ Forum, and Niger state Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, has hailed the resilience of teachers as they celebrated the World Teachers’ Day on Monday. Governor Sani Bello in a statement... Read more »
October 12 Resumption: We Can’t Work On Empty Stomach, Strike Indefinite – ASUU

October 12 Resumption: We Can’t Work On Empty Stomach, Strike Indefinite – ASUU

There were strong indications on Monday that students of public universities in the country would stay at home further as the Academic Staff Union of Universities dismissed the Federal Government’s directive that... Read more »
How FG, States Lose N1.65trn To ASUU Strikes

How FG, States Lose N1.65trn To ASUU Strikes

Nigerian universities have lost four years, seven months of their academic session in two decades as a result of incessant strikes, according to Nigerian Pilot investigation. Revealing the economic and monetary implications... Read more »
Breaking: SSANU And NASU Begin Stike

More Trouble For Public Varsities As SSANU Begins Warning Strike Today

Actual resumption of academic activities in Nigerian universities may not take place after Federal Government issued directive for reopening of higher institutions next Monday. Issues of revitalisation of universities, Integrated Payroll and Personnel... Read more »
Breaking: SSANU And NASU Begin Stike

Breaking: SSANU And NASU Begin Stike

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) are beginning their 14-day warning strike today, Sunday from midnight In a letter to... Read more »
Fed Govt Orders Reopening of all Schools

Fed Govt Orders Reopening of all Schools

The federal government has directed that all schools should be reopened and must adhere to the guidelines for the reopening of schools. Schools across the country were closed in March as part... Read more »
Kano varsity seeks accreditation for training of medical doctors

Kano varsity seeks accreditation for training of medical doctors

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN, says standards and medical requirements must be met to set up medical schools that will address the dearth of medical practitioners in the country.... Read more »
COVID-19: Imo State Govt Reopens Schools Monday

COVID-19: Imo State Govt Reopens Schools Monday

The Imo State Government has announced the reopening of schools on Monday. The state government had said schools would reopen only when the body conducting COVID-19 test in the 27 councils had... Read more »
ASUU denies calling off strike as Ojukwu varsity crisis deepens

ASUU denies calling off strike as Ojukwu varsity crisis deepens

The Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities has denied calling off its strike to force the authorities agree to increase lecturers’ pay. The group is... Read more »
Rivers State govt lists conditions for schools reopening

Rivers State govt lists conditions for schools reopening

The Rivers State Ministry of Education has urged all schools to adhere to all COVID-19 health protocols to enable them to operate, as schools reopen on Monday, October 5, 2020. Commissioner for... Read more »
Primary, Secondary Schools In Enugu State To Reopen Tomorrow

Primary, Secondary Schools In Enugu State To Reopen Tomorrow

All primary and secondary schools in Enugu State southeast Nigeria are to reopen Monday 28th September 2020 after months of shutdown by the Government following the outbreak of coronavirus in the country.... Read more »
Breaking: Nasarawa State to reopen schools October 5

Breaking: Nasarawa State to reopen schools October 5

Nasarawa State government is to reopen public and private schools on October 5, 2020 for continuation of the 2019-2020 academic session. Commissioner for education, Fatu Sabi made this known in an exclusive... Read more »

Enugu govt reopens all primary and secondary schools on September 28

The Enugu State Government has announced the phased re-opening of all primary and secondary schools in the state, for 3rd term academic activities, on Monday, September 28, 2020. In a statement by... Read more »
Ojukwu varsity lecturers boycott classes over poor pay

Ojukwu varsity lecturers boycott classes over poor pay

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) lecturers insist they will not return to the classroom unless the authorities agree to increase their pay.COOU students were forced to stay at home after the Federal... Read more »
COVID-19: FG issues fresh warning as schools resume

COVID-19: FG issues fresh warning as schools resume

The Federal Government has warned schools to adhere to measures put in place to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, gave this warning during the Presidential... Read more »
WASSCE: Delta Govt Sanctions 41 Teachers Over Alleged Exam Malpractice

WASSCE: Delta Govt Sanctions 41 Teachers Over Alleged Exam Malpractice

The Delta Government has sanctioned 41 teachers for examination malpractice during the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). This is contained in a statement by Mr Patrick Ukah, Commissioner for... Read more »
COVID-19: Public, Private Schools Resume 6 Months After In Osun State

COVID-19: Public, Private Schools Resume 6 Months After In Osun State

Public and private schools in Osun state have resumed academic activities today, after six months of closure by the federal and state governments over COVID-19. A check on some of the schools... Read more »

Modern Day Slavery At Madonna University

The NUC should please, as a matter of urgency come to the rescue of both the Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff of Madonna University,Elele.Sometime in March the university was abruptly short down and... Read more »
Breaking: Kano State Govt Orders Reopening Of Schools

Breaking: Kano State Govt Orders Reopening Of Schools

Kano State on yesterday reopened its private and public boarding secondary schools. Day schools will open on Monday, Commissioner of Education, Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru, disclosed on Sunday. Kiru, said the schools... Read more »
UNILAG Leadership Crisis: Justice Will Be Served ― FG

UNILAG Leadership Crisis: Justice Will Be Served ― FG

The Federal Government has received the report of the Special Presidential Visitation panel set up to probe the leadership crisis rocking the University of Lagos (UNILAG).Chairman of the Visitation Panel, Professor Tukur... Read more »
Breaking: Oyo Primary, Secondary Schools Resume New Session September 21

Breaking: Oyo Primary, Secondary Schools Resume New Session September 21

The Oyo State government, on Monday, announced September 21 as the beginning of the 2020/2021 academic session for primary and secondary schools in the state. It will be recalled that the new... Read more »
Staff Unions Bar LASU VC, Others From Entering Varsity As Students Resume

Staff Unions Bar LASU VC, Others From Entering Varsity As Students Resume

Staff unions in the Lagos State University(LASU), Ojo, including the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU)  and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday barred the Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State... Read more »
Ekiti State Govt Reopens Schools September 21

Ekiti State Govt Reopens Schools September 21

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has directed the reopening of schools across the state for students in primary and secondary schools from September 21, 2020. It will be recalled that both... Read more »
COVID-19: Kano State Govt Spends N100m For Hand Sanitisers For Schools

COVID-19: Kano State Govt Spends N100m For Hand Sanitisers For Schools

He also said the state had set aside N3.2bn for schools rehabilitation and construction of classrooms to ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols. The Kano State Government said it has spent over N100m... Read more »

Prof Osonwa takes over office as new Rector of Abia Polytechnic

By Chijindu Emeruwa Professor Kalu Osonwa, the new Rector of the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, has assumed office following his appointment by the State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu. Akelicious recalls that Governor... Read more »
School Reopening: Akwa Ibom Trains 2,234 Administrators

School Reopening: Akwa Ibom Trains 2,234 Administrators

By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo In preparation for possible re-opening of Schools, Akwa Ibom State Government has trained 2,234 basic School Administrators on COVID-19 prevention protocols in centres across the ten Federal Constituencies... Read more »
22 teachers win prizes at Awards ceremony in Edo

22 teachers win prizes at Awards ceremony in Edo

No fewer than 22 teachers across Edo have won different prizes in the third annual Teachers Awards, with Mrs Osarugiagbon Isopkan, a primary school mathematics teacher, winning the overall best teacher’s N500,000... Read more »
NUC approves take-off of Imo state university of agriculture

NUC approves take-off of Imo state university of agriculture

The Nigerian University Commission (NUC) has approved the take-off of the Imo State University for Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. It is scheduled to take-off in October 2020, according to a press statement... Read more »
Only Connected Ones Get Certificate From Osun Fed. Polytechnic Says Report

Only Connected Ones Get Certificate From Osun Fed. Polytechnic Says Report

When you go to school and received specific education or passed series of tests, you are entitled to an academic certificate, a document that certifies your efforts. But the story of some... Read more »
UNICAL

UNICAL lecturers protest over backlog of financial entitlement

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, University of Calabar, UNICAL, chapter, Wednesday morning, staged a peaceful protest over non-payment of salaries and entitlement. The protesting lecturers, with various inscriptions... Read more »
Ondo State Govt Release Resumption Date For Primary, Secondary And Universities

Ondo State Govt Release Resumption Date For Primary, Secondary And Universities

I. Primary Schools:The state is actively monitoring preparations regarding provision of adequate logistics for COVID-19 prevention for all primary schools, and announcement regarding the date of resumption will be made at an... Read more »
KWASU has no affiliation with Ekiti Study Centre

KWASU has no affiliation with Ekiti Study Centre – Management

The Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, says it has no Study Centre for Top Up Programme in Ekiti State. This is contained in a statement from the Director of University Relations, Abdulrazaq Sanni, on... Read more »
Ogun State Govt To Reopen Schools September 21

Ogun State Govt To Reopen Schools September 21

Public and private schools in Ogun State will resume classes for the 2020/2021 academic session, five months after closure due to the spread of Coronavirus. In a statement signed by the Chief... Read more »
FG Orders Full Reopening Of Schools

Breaking: FG Orders Full Reopening Of Schools

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. Akelicious had earlier reported that schools in the country had... Read more »
I Will Not Compromise Girl-Child Education

I Will Not Compromise Girl-Child Education ― Gov.Bello Matawalle

Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has declared that his administration will continue to strengthen partnership with development partners who are interested in promoting girl-child education, stating that “I would not... Read more »
ASUU

Our Public Universities Are Still Unsafe For Reopening ― ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Monday, has said it was still unsafe at this time for the nation’s public universities to reopen for academic activities. It also said even... Read more »
WASSCE students

Over 30 WASSCE Candidates Have Recovered From COVID-19 ― FG

The Federal Government has confirmed that all the more than 30 candidates sitting for the ongoing West African Secondary School Certificate Examination who were tested positive for COVID-19 have returned negative and... Read more »
school in Osun State

Osun State Govt Set To Reopen Schools September 21

Osun State government on Monday announced a new schedule for the reopening of schools in the state, fixing resumption of schools for September 21, 2020. In a statement by the Commissioner for... Read more »
SSCE/NECO

SSCE/NECO fixes registration deadline for Sept. 10

The National Examination Council (NECO) on Monday fixed Sept. 10 as deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). A statement by the... Read more »
Babjide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Govt to reopen tertiary institutions Sept 14

Lagos State Governor, Babjide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state will commence from September 14, 2020. The governor said this during a media briefing on Saturday... Read more »
Sexual Predators

Sexual Predators Have Soiled Student-Teacher Relationship – Omo-Agege

Sexual predators have turned the blessings in the student-educator fiduciary relationship of authority, dependency and trust to a source of torment, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said.... Read more »
Sir Ahmadu Bello

Why North is backward in education – Report

A research commissioned by Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation has revealed why the North is backward in education. The research group headed by former Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu  Rufai, said during... Read more »
JAMB

Over 22 CBT centres delisted for defrauding 11,823 candidates of N59m— JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted over 22 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres for allegedly defrauding 11,823 of its candidates to the tune of N59 million. The Registrar/Chief Executive of JAMB, Prof.... Read more »
University lecturers tell Nigerian Govt

We are ready to resume – University lecturers tell Nigerian Govt

Lecturers under the aegis of Congress of University Academics (CONUA) have informed the Federal Government of their readiness to resume academic activities. The lecturers expressed their willingness to resume in a press... Read more »
UNILAG crisis

FG inaugurates 7-member presidential panel on UNILAG crisis

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has inaugurated a seven-member presidential panel to look into the crisis in the school and submit recommendations that would put the school back on course.... Read more »
Northern Cyprus Universities

Over 100 Nigerian Students Mysteriously Killed In Northern Cyprus Universities

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, is demanding justice for 25-year old Nigerian student, Mr Ibrahim Khaleel Bello, and others killed in mysterious circumstances in Northern Cyprus universities. In a... Read more »
Nigerian Universities

New Status Of Reopening Nigerian Universities, Other Tertiary Institutions Disclosed By Govt

The Minister of Education, Emeka Nwajiuba has expressed optimism that the institutions would soon be reopened as he gives updates on reopening of tertiary institutions in the country on Monday. “We have... Read more »
UNILAG Appoints Professor Folasade Ogunsola As Acting Vice Chancellor

Breaking: UNILAG Appoints Professor Folasade Ogunsola As Acting Vice Chancellor

The Senate of the University of Lagos has elected Prof. Folasade Ogunsola as Acting Vice Chancellor. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development Services) polled 135 votes compared to Prof. Ben Oghojafor’s 31 votes. A... Read more »
ASUU Reveals Why It Has Not Called Off Strike

ASUU Reveals Why It Has Not Called Off Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has revealed why it has not called off its current strike. The union said it will sustain its current strike if the Federal Government does... Read more »

COVID-19: Offa Poly Fumigates Campuses Ahead Of Resumption

In addition to the efforts already made by the management of the Federal Polytechnic Offa to combat the spread of coronavirus, the management led by Dr. Abddulateef Ademola Olatunji has supported the... Read more »
UNILAG Crisis

UNILAG Crisis: Buhari suspends Babalakin, Ogundipe, sacks acting VC

The Federal Government has directed the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Wale Babalakin, to recuse himself from official duties relating to the institution. Spokesman of the... Read more »
ASUU To FG

ASUU To FG: Pay Arrears Of Salaries Of Members

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the Federal Government to pay arrears of withheld salaries of its members to pave way for further discussions on the outstanding issues... Read more »
WAEC 2020: Imo Public Schools Charging Students N2,000 Per Subject To Allow Cheating During Exam

WAEC 2020: Imo Public Schools Charging Students N2,000 Per Subject To Allow Cheating During Exam

Some public secondary schools in Imo State are reportedly charging students N2,000 per subject to provide them with answers to questions in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The school... Read more »