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Covenant University Graduates Lead Again

Covenant University, CU, for the third consecutive time, has come tops, in the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development, PRESSID. The university has produced 11 First Class graduates among the 102 successful candidates for the 2015/2016 academic session of the programme, as published by the National Universities Commission, NUC, and signed by the

Gunmen Kill 15 In Kenyan University Attack

Gunmen believed to be members of Somalia’s Islamist group al-Shabab have killed at least 15 people and taken students hostage at a university in north-eastern Kenya. According to Kenyan authorities, the gunmen stormed Garissa University College, Garissa town, which is near the Somali border on Thursday morning. Zipporah Mboroki, Kenyan police spokesperson, said the attackers

University Of Ibadan Gets New Deputy Vice Chancellor

The University of Ibadan, UI, has elected Gbemisola Oke of the Department of Periodontology and Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, College of Medicine as the new Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics. Olatunji Oladejo, director of Public Communication of the institution, disclosed this in a statement made available to pressmen on January 25. She is the 2nd

AAUA Gets New Vice Chancellor

Igbeleke Ajibefun has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, AAUA, Ondo State. This followed the expiration of the tenure of Olufemi Mimiko as the VC of AAUA. Before the appointment of Ajibefun he was the Rector of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, RUGIPO, a polytechnic owned by the state

Southern Kaduna To Get New University

Ramalan Yero, Kaduna State governor, has announced the establishment of a state-owned University of Technology in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area of the state. Yero made this announcement as the guest of honour at the annual Kagoro Cultural Day also known as Afan Day Festival, in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna. “In view of

LASU Denies Witch Hunt in PhD Certificate Withdrawal

Professor John Obafunwa, Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, has denied allegations of witch-hunting in the process culminating in the withdrawal of 18 PhD certificates from some of the institutions’ graduates. Obafunwa who stated this while addressing journalists in Lagos on Monday, spoke against the backdrop of claims by the Academic Staff Union of Universities

ASUU chairman’s wife Abducted

Funmilayo Abiona, wife of the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Osun State University chapter, Oluseye Abiona, was on Friday kidnapped by Gunmen in Osogbo.She was abducted on her way home from her shop around Oke Bale area of Osogbo.Abiona, who was said to be driving a Lexus car, was with her two children

FUTA Gets New Bursar

The Council of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, has appointed Emmanuel Oresegun, as the new Bursar of the Institution. Oresegun holds the Higher National Diploma, HND, in Business Administration of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Bachelor of Science Hons. Accounting from the Ogun State University, now Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Master of Business Administration,

DELSU: An Emerging World-Class University

  Delta State University, under the administration of Governor Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, is witnessing phenomenal growth such that it ranks among the best in the country today in terms of infrastructure, facilities, teaching and learning       Chukwuma Sunday (Jr) is a 400-Level student of Zoology at the Delta State University, Abraka campus. As

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