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PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES WRITES NUC, SEEKING REOPENING OF SCHOOLS.

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Private Universities (CVCPU) has written the National Universities Commission (NUC), demanding the reopening of private universities for on-campus delivery of teaching and learning. In the letter addressed to the Executive Secretary of NUC Professor Abubakar Rasheed, the CVCPU noted that there will be serious distortion and damage in academic calendar and resource base should […]

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NUC LISTS POST-GRADUATE APPROVED UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA . [see full list ]

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has updated the list of approved post-graduate awarding institutions in Nigeria. The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees. “The commission has also observed some parastatals and institutes awarding these same post-graduate degrees, either on […]

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IPPIS : LECTURERS LAMENT DEDUCTION & EXCLUSION OF SABBATICAL SCHOLARS.

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union has decried the poor implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System in their institutions nationwide, saying it has led to “obnoxious taxes, third party deductions and non-payment of scholars on sabbatical leave”. COEASU warned that the IPPIS office and the Office of the Accountant General of […]

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CHIEF AFE BABALOLA OFFERS ADVICE ON HOW FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA CAN OPEN SCHOOLS,UNIVERSITIES WITHIN 4 Weeks

The founder, Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola, has advised the Federal Government against waiting till all towns and villages in the country are free from COVID-19 before reopening schools. The ABUAD founder, who, in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Monday, said schools nationwide were “hurriedly” closed down by government fiat on […]

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VICE-CHANCELLORS WARNED AGAINST RE-OPENING OF UNIVERSITIES- FG, NUC

The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered vice chancellors to maintain the closure of federal, state and private universities in order to keep students and university communities safe from coronavirus. The National Universities Commission gave the directive through a circular by the Director, Directorate of the Executive Secretary’s Office, Chris Maiyaki. The circular read, “Vice […]

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ASUU Rejects IPPIS & BVN Condition FOR SALARY PAYMENT

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for the payment of withheld February and March salaries of some Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) members is generating ripples over conditions attached.ASUU members nationwide are on strike to press home the non implementation of 2009 signed agreement, other Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs), Integrated Payroll and Per-sonnel Information System (IPPIS) […]