Students of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), on Monday staged a peaceful protest against the institution’s directive preventing students who had not paid their school fees from sitting for the ongoing first semester examination.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced that it would soon conduct the second series of the West African Senior School certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates.
Members of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Abia State chapter, have suspended their 3-week old industrial action.
Facts have emerged on how Obafemi Awolowo University Management failed to issue identity cards to over 35,000 students of the university for the 2016/2017 academic session after collecting the total sum of N17.5 million from them.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said his administration would intensify efforts in ensuring periodic review of university curriculum to meet national needs and be relevant to global demands.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday stated that no federal university should charge tuition fees, as it is against the law.
The Federal Government is mulling a major policy shift to Nigeria’s tertiary education system that would see graduates go for an extra year of studies in order to grounded enough for the labour market.