Sunday, 1st October 2023


20 Sep
The focus on an assessment of specialized universities is both apposite and timely. The pertinent, simple, and direct question is: have they fulfilled the mandate to train the high-level manpower to meet the urgent needs of national development...
24 Aug
Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, has restated the current administration’s commitment to restructuring the sector in accelerating socio-economic development.
23 Aug
Sir: The editorial on the newspaper July 18, 2023 makes an engaging piece. However, there are some things that l oppose which are the fact that money being generated by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board  (JAMB) is not being used...
8 Aug
There are fears by parents and undergraduate students concerning accreditation of academic programmes.
30 Jul
The Federal Government has been told to bring back the shine in Nigerian higher education. Speaking at a lecture entitled, “Interrogating Issues In The Proliferation Of Universities In Nigeria”, Prof. Siyan Oyeweso of the Department of History and International Studies, Osun State University...
20 Jul
Michael and Cecilia Ibru University has commenced admission into its postgraduate programmes for the 2023/2024 academic session after securing approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC).
13 Jul
The Core Curriculum and Minimum Academic Standards (CCMAS) issued by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to universities is an aberration, capable of destroying the value of academic programmes, the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has said.
6 Jul
As controversy over the review of curriculum in the nation’s universities deepens, experts have called for caution on the part of feuding parties.
30 Jun
The outgone Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, has formerly handed over to the most senior officer in the commission, Mr Chris Maiyaki. At the handover ceremony in Abuja on Friday, Rasheed said he had secured necessary approval from President Bola Tinubu to step down with effect from June 30, 2023. He…
30 Jun
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved new academic programmes that will lead to the award of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) for KolaDaisi University, Ibadan, Oyo State.
29 Jun
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has given approval to Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, to run Human Physiology and Human Anatomy programmes at the undergraduate level.
27 Jun
Professor Abubakar Abdulrasheed, yesterday, resigned as Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC).


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Istijabah Sisters of Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria, Ebute-Metta Branch, Lagos, marked its 25th anniversary with a special lecture and investiture of matrons and patrons recently. Perhaps more fascinating with the celebration was the week-long activities which were solely for spiritual uplift, and visitation to the hospital. Speaking during the special lecture and launch of the…
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The creation of man was unique and well thought out. God’s intention was to create man and empower him as His representative on earth. While other creatures evolved, God took special time and attention to mould man from sand and breathe life into him. Man was empowered to take charge of the earth; subdue it,…
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AC Milan overcame a struggling Lazio 2-0 on Saturday to provisionally take top spot in Serie A, while Victor Osimhen came off the bench for Napoli and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce. Christian Pulisic gave Milan the lead on the hour at the San Siro when he slammed in a bobbling pass from…
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Elections are won and lost at the polls, or so we were told. The sacking of the governor of Kano State, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, by the Kano Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, makes it unambiguously clear that we are transitioning into a new era in our quasi-democratic system. Except if something is done to stop…
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Manchester City's perfect start to the Premier League season came undone in a shock 2-1 loss to Wolves, as Manchester United slumped to a 1-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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Napoli secured their second Serie A victory in four days as Victor Osimhen came off the bench and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce to lift the Italian champions up to third.
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The Lagos State government on Saturday began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos.
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Azerbaijan's defence ministry said on Saturday its forces were taking "retaliatory measures" after one of its soldiers was killed by an Armenian army sniper on the border between the two countries.
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Pro- democracy group, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) has called on the authorities to protect judicial officers in the country. National Coordinator of the group, Patriot Sunday Attah, at a press conference in Abuja called on those dissatisfied with the outcome of decisions...
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As Nigerians celebrate the 63 Independence anniversary of the country, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtue of peaceful coexistence with one another.