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.
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.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the increase in transport and local allowances of corps members during orientation programmes.
The Moddibo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, has expelled five students for gross misconduct and involvement in the riot that led to the closure of the university in February.
The Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps in Osun State, Mr. Emmanuel Attah, has said the Federal Government has made plans for corps members with good business ideas to get loans of between N200,000 and N2m to start their businesses after the service year.
The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-ife has debunked the claim by the Osun State Internal Revenue Service, IRS, that the university is owing the sum of N1.8 bn in tax, which led to its closure recently.
Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa University, Bauchi has dismissed two of it’s senior lecturers.