Varsities – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:39:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Varsities – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Okorocha inaugurates committee for commencement of six new varsities https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/okorocha-inaugurates-committee-for-commencement-of-six-new-varsities/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/okorocha-inaugurates-committee-for-commencement-of-six-new-varsities/#respond Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:39:17 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=185249 Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Wednesday inaugurated an implementation committee to midwife the speedy commencement of six new universities in the state. Okorocha charged the committee, headed by Prof. Chima Iwuchukwu, to pursue the collection of the letters of recognition from the National Universities Commission for the universities as soon as possible. The universities […]

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FG working out modalities to phase out strike actions in Nigerian varsities – Buhari https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/fg-working-modalities-phase-strike-actions-nigerian-varsities-buhari/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/fg-working-modalities-phase-strike-actions-nigerian-varsities-buhari/#respond Sat, 12 May 2018 16:02:01 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=128453 President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government will evolve measures to curb incessant strikes and address grievances by staff of universities in the country. Buhari, represented by a Director with National Universities  Commission, Dr Gidado Kuma, spoke on Saturday at the 23rd, 24th and 25th combined Convocation  Ceremonies of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University […]

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Stop establishing new varsities, Iwuanyanwu advises FG https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/stop-establishing-new-varsities-iwuanyanwu-advises-fg/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/stop-establishing-new-varsities-iwuanyanwu-advises-fg/#respond Tue, 26 Dec 2017 17:40:47 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=104192 Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing  Council, University of Calabar, has advised the Federal Government to stop establishing more universities and enhance the standard of existing ones. Iwuanyanwu gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Atta Ikeduru, Imo, on Tuesday. He said that instead of frequent approval […]

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ASUU strike: Varsities to get N220bn in 30 days https://thenewsguru.com/news/asuu-strike-varsities-get-n220bn-30-days/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/asuu-strike-varsities-get-n220bn-30-days/#respond Sat, 09 Sep 2017 06:29:14 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=82181 Lecturers under the aegis of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, might soon call off their one month old strike after reaching a fresh agreement with the Federal Government on their demands. Top of the agreement  reached at a 15-hour meeting that ended early yesterday in Abuja,is the immediate release,by government, of N220 billion to […]

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JAMB defends 120 cut-off mark, says ‘Varsities free to admit with higher scores’ https://thenewsguru.com/news/jamb-defends-120-cut-off-mark-says-varsities-free-admit-higher-scores/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/jamb-defends-120-cut-off-mark-says-varsities-free-admit-higher-scores/#respond Mon, 28 Aug 2017 06:00:04 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=79656 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has defended the pegging of 120 as minimum cut-off marks for university admission. The decision, which was reached at a stakeholders’ policy meeting in Abuja, has generated controversy with many universities rejecting the marks. JAMB’s Head of Information Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement yesterday in Abuja, said […]

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Buhari warns varsities against unethical practices https://thenewsguru.com/news/buhari-warns-varsities-unethical-practices-2/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/buhari-warns-varsities-unethical-practices-2/#respond Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:42:45 +0000 http://thenewsguru.com/?p=30935 President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday warned that any university management involved in unethical practices would face the full wrath of the law. Buhari, who was the Visitor at the sixth convocation of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in Abuja, said universities would henceforth prepare quarterly financial reports. Represented by Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive […]

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CIBN partners 50 varsities, polys on curriculum development https://thenewsguru.com/news/cibn-partners-50-varsities-polys-curriculum-development/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/cibn-partners-50-varsities-polys-curriculum-development/#respond Mon, 12 Dec 2016 17:06:08 +0000 http://thenewsguru.com/?p=21794 Professor Segun Ajibola, President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN, says the Institute has established linkage agreements with about 50 universities and polytechnics in Nigeria on curriculum development. Ajibola told journalists on Monday in Lagos that the linkage agreements were aimed at streamlining CIBN’s curriculum with those of the respective universities and polytechnics. “The […]

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