Posted on Tue 2 Oct 2018, 04:32 PM

Oludayo Tade, Ibadan

The Academic Staff Union of Universities  has alleged that the Federal Government has concluded plans to hike tuition fees in Public varsities beginning from N350,000 per session.

The Ibadan Zone of ASUU, through its Zonal Coordinator, Dr Ade Adejumo told journalists that this was the position of the leader of Federal Government Team, led by Dr Wale Babalakin which the Union has resisted and asked Nigerians to join in the struggle.

Posted on Tue 16 May 2017, 09:10 AM

The Daily Trust newspaper has published an interesting feature story (May 15), on the sudden surge in the number of First Class degrees being churned out by Nigerian universities. Daily Trust reports that its investigation reveals that in the last five years, 16 Nigerian universities have produced a total of 3, 499 first class graduates. Between 2011 and 2016, 12 of these universities produced 2, 822 First Class graduates, and it seems this First Class galore is a growing fashion particularly among the private universities.

Posted on Thu 13 Apr 2017, 04:52 PM

Polytechnic graduates seeking employment in Nigeria will soon heave a sigh of relieve as a bill seeking to end the age long dichotomy between University degree and Higher National Diploma holders has passed second reading on the floor of the House of Representatives.
 
This push by the House was following to a bill co-sponsored by Ali Isa and Edward Pwajok from  Plateau State.

In his debate on the bill Mr. Pwajok explained that HND holders in the country over the years have suffered serious discrimination, which in turn has affected their career progression.

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