Tagged: MANAGEMENT

grade

I Lost My Job Warning Varsity Bosses About Grade Inflation

When I raised concerns that students were; receiving good grade for low quality work, senior staff were hostile There’s a widespread view that the university system has become soft, and that the qualifications it offers have become easier to gain. Universities say that improved grade reflect an improvement in teaching...

Yemi Osinbajo

Students Query Invitation Of Yemi Osinbajo To OAU

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have expressed indignation over the invitation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the forthcoming 43rd combined convocation of the university holding next week. According to a statement by Gbenga Ololoniran, the Protem Chairman of Great Ife Students’ Union Action Committee, it is condemnable...

no work

No work no pay policy will prolong strike – Union

The dialogue between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the ongoing strike has gone messier, after the Federal Government yesterday introduced the implementation of ”No work, no pay policy”. The universities lecturers who had vowed never to return to work until demands are; met,...

No work No pay

Nigerian Govt Orders Universities ‘No work No pay

The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed vice-chancellors of striking public universities across the country to enforce “no work no pay” rule on the striking lecturers. CAMPUZIT.COM gathered on Friday that the directive to implement the “no work no pay” policy was communicated to the universities in a memo sent...

Okoya

Prof Okoya – Mathematics, Key to Technological Development

Mathematical modelling can be used to solve myriads of problems facing Nigeria, a professor of Mathematics, Samuel Segun Okoya, has said. Delivering the 329th Inaugural lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife titled: “The many ‘faces’ of thermal explosion: mathematical modeling point of view”, Tuesday last week, Okoya said...

Birmingham

Birmingham University Staff To Boycott UAE Campus

Staff at the University of Birmingham have voted for an academic boycott of its campus in the United Arab Emirates as fears grow for the rights and safety of academics and students following the life sentence given to a Durham PhD student accused of spying in the UAE. The motion...

Suicide

Undergraduate Commits Suicide In Imo

Imo State University, IMSU, community, Owerri, was Thursday, thrown into confusion and mourning; as a female student identified as Jennifer Agomuo allegdly committed suicide The first information report, which reached us, had it that the 21-year old girl; a 300 level Computer Science student, decided to take her own life;...

sponsorship

Government Must Resume Sponsorship Of Students

The Dean Faculty of Arts, University of Abuja, Prof Effiok Uwatt; has said with the teeming number of Nigerian students; government must go back to the days of sponsorship and granting of loans to students. Prof Uwatt, who spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at the Diaspora Conference tagged ‘Where is...

UG

University Of Ghana, UG To Install CCTC On Campus

The Public Procurement Authority has granted the University of Ghana, UG permission to engage Huawei Technologies Limited to provide Close-Circuit Television Cameras at all locations of the University, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, Vice Chancellor of UG has said. He said the project valued at US$4, 169, 586.04, is expected to...

Wildlife

University of Queensland Work To Protect Campus Wildlife

The University of Queensland is working to protect wildlife on its 114 hectare St Lucia campus with a campaign to remove pest animals. Senior Supervisor Grounds Shane Biddle said the campus was a haven for wildlife that delighted students and staff, photographers, picnickers, and visitors from around the globe. The...

Mental

ECU Holds Mental Health Symposium On Campus

ECU hosted an event Wednesday to bring awareness to mental health on college campuses. Fresh Check Day was; aimed to be an uplifting mental health promotion and suicide prevention event. The event was; held this afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. inside the recreation center on ECU’s campus. It...

plastics

University Of Leeds Plans To Stop Using Plastics By 2023

A university has pledged to stop using single-use plastics by 2023. The University of Leeds said it would “phase out the amount of plastics product; and packaging” entering its whole site including its student union within five years. It has vowed to use biodegradable and reusable alternatives to plastic cups,...

businesses

Teaching Students to Start Businesses on Campus

Entrepreneurship is becoming more desirable. Schools are teaching students to start their businesses on campus and graduate to become self-employed, DANIEL ESSIET reports. Some universities tend to be; dedicated to lofty ideals such as the advancement of literature, science and art. These days, they seem just as dedicated to the...

transportation

OAU: Students Call for Improved Transportation Service

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife have called on the management of the institution to resolve the transportation crisis on the campus. They made the call in separate interviews over the lack of enough buses for transportation within the campus. A student, Tolu Adams said ” the transportation...

Dagga

University Warns on Dagga Use on Campus

Following the celebrated landmark ruling by the Constitutional Court decriminalising the private use of dagga, the University of Witwatersrand said on Tuesday its rules prohibiting cultivation and use of dagga at its campus stands. “The ruling is not prescriptive and the university retains the right to regulate activities within its...

unveiled

VC UNVEILED NEED FOR RADIO STATION

Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, has unveiled its new radio station. The name of the station is 104.7 AE-FUNAI FM. Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba said that the radio station was; established to groom students, With the practical experience to make impact on the global economy on...

Poor performance

AKWA IBOM NUT CRIES OVER POOR PERFORMANCE

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Akwa Ibom Chapter, has raised concern over the recent poor performance of students of the state; in public and internal examinations. Teachers training The State Chairman of NUT, Comrade Etim Ukpong, said this while speaking with newsmen that poor performance has affected the student...

cross river

Lagos State To Begin Recruitment Of 2,200 Teachers

Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it is; set to recruit over two thousand teachers into its primary and secondary schools. The recruited teachers will be; posted to government-owned primary and secondary schools across the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas in the State. Lagos State Government...

Process

River State Begins Teachers Recruitment Process

Rivers State Government has commenced the process for the recruitment of unemployed Rivers youth to reduce the spate of insecurity and boost manpower development in the state. This is geared towards actualising the employment of the 10,000 teachers and 4,000 non-teaching staff promised by the Wike’s government. Our correspondent, who...

structures

Firm To Destroy All Structures in Adeleke Unniversity

STRONG indication has emerged over the growing apprehension in Osun following the threat by a firm identified as Oshun Ceramics Industries Limited to demolish all the structures sited on the large expanse of land where Adeleke University, Ede is located. The ceramic firm, which is; laying claim to the 120...

Arrest

LASU Management Planning Illegal Arrest of Our Members

The Academic Staff Union of Universities of the Lagos State University, Ojo, has raised alarm that the institution’s authority is planning on using security forces to arrest its members on trumped up charges of burglary and theft of documents. Few weeks ago, the union raised alarm over the professorial promotion...

Clock

ASUU Battles Delsu Over Clock in Clock out Policy

Crisis is brewing at the Delta State Owned university (DELSU) over the recent introduction of Clock in Clock out policy by the management of the institution The new measure, described as “barbaric, and evil” by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) DELSU branch, has paralyzed activities in the university....

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LAUTECH ON THE VERGE OF TOTAL COLLAPSE – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of University, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) chapter on Monday warned that the institution was on the verge of total collapse. It lamented on the lack of infrastructural decay in the institution, none payment of workers salaries, shortage in workforce, and none challant attitude...

IMT

IMT POST-UTME SCREENING 2018

IMT Post-UTME registration, cut-off mark, eligibility, application cost, screening date and deadline for the 2018/2019 academic session have been announced. Cut-off mark is 120. Application cost is N2000. Deadline is August 31st. Screening holds September 9th – 14th. IMT Post-UTME 2018: Cut-off mark, Dates, Eligibility And Registration Details The Institute...