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ASUP Strike: Wike Is Distracted, Says Asomugha

National President, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP Chibuzo Asomugha, has stated that the Supervising Minister of Education, Nyeson Wike, seems to be distracted by other ‘activities’ for  neglecting the union after six month of embarking on a nationwide strike . In an exclusive chat with P.M.NEWS Campus Square, Asomugha noted that all efforts made […]

SERAP urges Fashola cancel new fees in LASU

LASU gate

A civil society, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State to “urgently reverse the increased tuition fees for the students of Lagos State University (LASU) as we consider this to be manifestly unfair, unjust, discriminatory and retrogressive.” Under the new fee regime, medical students are expected to pay […]

Unilorin students lament mass failure

University of ilorin main gate

Harrison Iyoha Students of the University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, Ilorin, Kwara State, are reeling from the results of their first semester examination which was recently released by the institution. Students who spoke with P.M. NEWS Campus Square affirmed that almost 80 per cent of the school population failed their CBT examination woefully. The students also […]

Laspotech students in last minute school fees rush

Laspotech Rector, Dr Abdulazeez Lawal

In an attempt to beat the 4 April, 2014 deadline set by the management of Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH, students of school’s Part-Time Studies Regular, SPTSR are in a rush to pay their school fees. P.M. NEWS Campus Square found that majority of the students studying for National Diploma and Higher National Diploma are yet […]

ASUU assures varsities of proper disbursement

Dr. Nasir Fagge, president, Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has assured Nigerian universities that the N200 billion allocated to the union by the federal government will be judiciously disbursed as long as they meet up the requirements for such funds. Fagge disclosed that the allocations have been sent to various universities ‘on paper’ but […]

One Feared Dead In UNIBEN Stampede

Students trying to enter into the hall

Jethro Ibileke/Benin A few weeks after at least 19 people died in stampedes in stadia across the country during a recruitment exercise into Nigerian Immigrations Service, there was another heavy stampede Wednesday morning at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), during screening of fresh students. It was gathered that scores of students sustained  injuries in the […]

End Polytechnic Strike, Parents Beg FG

Students protesting in Lagos Monday against the continuing strike by ASUP

Some concerned parents in Abakaliki have appealed to the Federal Government to end the protracted strike by the academic staff of polytechnics and colleges of education. The parents, who made the appeal in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on Tuesday, expressed sadness that it had lingered for too long, […]

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