TETFund explains refusal to support private varsities, teaching hospitals
The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, has kicked against moves to compel it to support privately owned universities in the country.
Legislators and university education in Nigeria
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FG releases N1.3bn earned allowances of UNN lecturers
Dr Ifeanyichukwu Abada, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Nigeria Nsukka(UNN) chapter, says the Federal Government has released N1.3 billion as earned allowances of members of the union.
ASUU, UNN and the abracadabra of earned allowances
The nearly a decade long suspended Nsukka branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU–UNN) has become a tumour on the buttocks of ASUU. The national body clearly lacks...
ASUU, government and the cycle of irresponsibility
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) continues to berate the ruling class for allegedly planning to destroy tertiary education in Nigeria. But while it is obvious that successive governments have done a deplorable job of keeping the country’s universities afloat let alone improving them.
ASUU urges FG to declare emergency on education sector
Chairman, University of Ibadan chapter of ASUU, Dr. Deji Omole, who stated this in Ibadan at the weekend, added that it has become imperative to remind the minister that the future of the children of the masses must not be used to play politics.
Sex-for-marks: OAU ASUU chapter hails Prof’s suspension
The Academic Staff Union (ASUU), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife chapter, has expressed satisfaction with the suspension Prof Richard Akindele, who was allegedly involved in a sex-for-mark scandal.
Sex-for-marks: OAU ASUU chapter hails professor’s suspension
The Academic Staff Union (ASUU), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, says it is satisfied with the suspension Prof. Richard Akindele, who was allegedly involved in a sex-for-mark scandal. Dr Adeola Egbedodun, the Chairperson of the union, in a statement in Osogbo on Friday, commended the university management for the prompt action taken on the recommendations…
Edo varsity ASUU denies reports of factional body
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Ali University (AAU) Ekpoma, Edo State chapter, has debunked reports that the union was factionalised. Its Chairman, Dr. Monday Igbafen, who commented on alleged factionalisation of the union in the institution said the union remained one.
ASUU chides FG over poor allocation to education sector
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has chided the Federal Government for appropriating what it described as a “paltry seven per cent to the education sector” in the 2018 budget.