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Sanwo-Olu reveals plan to upgrade AOCOED to university

…Says Govt Determined To Reduce Cultism, Other Vices Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed plans by the State Government to upgrade Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education to a University of Education. The Governor disclosed this on Monday when he received the newly elected Zonal Coordinators of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS),…

NDA Commandant Vows to Expel Cadets Engaged in Misconducts

….. Says Academy reeks of indiscipline, drug abuse, parental nuisance The new Commandant of Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Maj-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has declared war against indiscipline and vowed to expel any cadet found wanting for misconducts. The 27th Commandant of NDA who was the immediate General Commanding Officer (GOC) 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt…

N500m grant: LAUTECH students appreciate Makinde

…commends 22.3 per cent allocation to education in 2020 budget  Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso have appreciated the commitment of the Oyo State Government towards resolving the crisis rocking the University. They particularly commended the Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, for taking time off his busy schedule to visit the University…

Gov Zulum delivers 20 bungalows to UNIMAID   

… Announces 50 houses for junior staff Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Thursday commissioned 20 units of semi-detached bungalows, designed with courtyards, expressly built by the state government as intervention that will increase access to staff housing at the University of Maiduguri. The Governor also commissioned ‎solar-powered water system and electricity installations to…

Bills for establishment of Funtua University, FCE Sabon Birni scale second reading in Senate

The Bill for establishment of Federal University of Agriculture and Technology (FUAT) in Funtua, Katsina State, on Wednesday scaled second reading in the Senate. Similarly, the bill for establishment of Federal College of Education, Sabon Birni in Sokoto State sponsored by Senator Abdullahi Gobir (APC, Sokoto East) also scaled second reading. Presenting the bill for…

Senate debates sexual harassment, finance bills

***Proposes 14-year jail term for sexual predators in tertiary institutions The Senate on Wednesday debated two critical bills – the sexual harassment bill and President Muhammadu Buhari’s Finance bill, 2019. The bills, which scaled second reading on the floor of the Senate, were sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege and Senate Leader, Abdullahi…

Senate directs UNIMAID to suspend fee hike for students

***mandates Committee to carry out investigation The Senate has directed the management of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) to stay action on the recent increment of tuition fees for students attending the institution. The upper chamber on Tuesday also mandated its Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND to investigate the matter in a bid to…

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