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NASU, SSANU Fault Funds Allocation

NASU, SSANU Fault Funds Allocation

NormalL life and academic activities in Nigeria’s universities will be disrupted by workers’ industrial action from today.The three non-academic staff unions have declared a trade dispute over failure of government to keep to the terms of its own agreement with the workers. The industrial action is coming at a time teachers, under the aegis of […]

Uganda: Janet Writes to Public Universities As Strike Looms

Uganda: Janet Writes to Public Universities As Strike Looms

Education minister Janet Museveni has moved swiftly to calm tempers and threats of strikes from the country’s public universities by penning assurances by the government to meet its pledge to increase the salaries of lecturers. The minister in a letter dated March 3 to chairpersons of the public universities, restates government’s commitment to enhancing and […]

Accreditation Crisis In Universities

Accreditation Crisis In Universities

Failure of many Nigerian universities’ academic programmes to obtain accreditation has reached crises proportions in recent times. A recent report indicates that 37 universities are currently running about 150 unaccredited courses. These details are contained in the 2016 report of the National Universities Commission (NUC) on the accreditation status of academic programmes in the country’s […]

Police Arraign 50 FUNNAB Students Over Protest

Police Arraign 50 FUNNAB Students Over Protest

FIFTY students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNNAB),were on Friday, arraigned by Police before a Magistrates’ Court 1, in Abeokuta. The students were arrested in connection with a peaceful protest that turned violent, over incessant armed robbery attacks on some hostels within the university’s host communities. The students who were conveyed to the […]

2016 List of Scholarships for African women and Developing Countries

2016 List of Scholarships for African women and Developing Countries

A number of organisations encourage women empowerment through education at different levels by offering specific scholarships for African women from Africa and developing countries. Although women looking for scholarships can as well apply for other scholarship programmes that are non-gender specific, there are sponsorship programmes that reduce the competition by offering their scholarship programmes solely […]