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UNIBEN Students dig out hiding VC from her apartment, force her to trek to the School's Main Gate.

The ongoing protest in the University of Benin has taken another turn after the University Management authorised temporary closure of the Institution following the protest against the extra charge that was added for late School fees payment. The Students matched to the Vice Chancellor's Lodge to disconnect her light as she ordered the shut down of light in the hall of residence.

  2 months ago ago
UNIBEN Students dig out hiding VC from her apartment, force her to trek to the School's Main Gate.

EDUCATION

South East State Universities That Had New VCs In 2021

There are currently fifty four state universities that are approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Nigeria. Only seven of these universities are located in the South East. Three of these universities had new vice chancellors (VC) in 2021. Let us take a glimpse at these institutions and their new heads.

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South East State Universities That Had New VCs In 2021

EDUCATION

South West Universities That Got New VCs in 2021

Data gathered from the National Universities Commission (NUC) show that there 20 public (12 state and eight federal) universities in the South West. Four of this institutions got new vice chancellors (VC) this year. These VCs are expected to paddle the canoe of their respective universities for the next five years.

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South West Universities That Got New VCs in 2021

EDUCATION

Past and Present Federal University Female VCs in The South-South

In Nigeria, vice chancellors (VC) are the chief executive officers of the universities. This position has largely been dominated by men because few women have got the privilege of heading federal universities in Nigeria. For instance only four women have been opportuned to head federal universities in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria.

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Past and Present Federal University Female VCs in The South-South

EDUCATION

Celebration Greets The Resumption Of Professor Ige As A Substantive Vice Chancellor of AAUA

It was celebration galore as Professor Olugbenga Ige resumes duty as a substantive Vice Chancellor of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu had earlier on Monday, July 5, 2021 appointed the erudite professor as the sixth substantive vice chancellor of the university.

  5 months ago ago
Celebration Greets The Resumption Of Professor Ige As A Substantive Vice Chancellor of AAUA

EDUCATION

Lagos State University to accept Postgraduate Medical Fellowship Qualification for applying VC

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos State, has repealed its initial stand to make Ph.D. degree measures for Medical and Dental professionals who are interested in the post of VC (Vice-Chancellor) in the institution. LASU published three adverts in different newspapers on the 25th, 28th, and 30th of last month stating that the possession of a postgraduate Medical Fellow will not be welcomed as qualifications for candidates who want to apply for a vacant position of VC in the school.

  3 months ago ago
Lagos State University to accept Postgraduate Medical Fellowship Qualification for applying VC

EDUCATION

VC threatens to evict 198 amnesty students over tuition fees.

By Samuel Oyadonghan and Chancel Sunday YENAGOA—Vice-Chancellor of the University of Africa, Toru-Orua, UAT, Bayelsa state, Prof. Kingston Myampfeme, has threatened to evict 198 300-level students under the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, over non-payment of tuition fees. The threat followed the peaceful protest staged by the embattled students, yesterday when they were asked by the institution to pay their tuition fees from their private pockets upon refusal by the amnesty office.

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VC threatens to evict 198 amnesty students over tuition fees.

EDUCATION

UNILAG to admit 30% of 2021/2022 aspirants- VC

The Management of UNILAG has made a notice concerning merging of the 2020/2021 aspirants with the 2021/2022 aspirants to adjust the academic calendar. This was made known by the institution’s vice chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. The COVID 19 pandemic caused a delay in all institution academic calendars but UNILAG will be merging last year aspirants with this year aspirants instead of cancelling a whole session.

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UNILAG to admit 30% of 2021/2022 aspirants- VC

MILITARY

Former military administrator Ibrahim Kefas is dead

Commodore Ibrahim Kefas (rtd), a retired military governor of Delta and Cross River states, has died. He passed away at age 73. All through General Sani Abacha's military government, Kefas did serve as governor of both states at various times. Between December 1993 as well as September 1994, Kefas served as the military governor of Cross River state.

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Former military administrator Ibrahim Kefas is dead

EDUCATION

UNIBEN Protest: The Powers Of Unity And Population Strength

We must commend every UNIBEN student, alumni and parents who joined this struggle for the reversal of the hike in tuition fee. The struggle was worth it and we all are happy that their voices were heard loud and clear. For the record, on the 15th day of September, 2021, students of the prestigious University of Benin (UNIBEN) stood their ground in unity to make their displeasure about the sudden increase in late registration fees known to the school management.

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UNIBEN Protest: The Powers Of Unity And Population Strength

EDUCATION

VC Bans Pleasure Swimming In Uniport Due To The Drowning Of A Rivers State Student

Following the untimely demise of a student of the Rivers State University on Sunday, the 12th of September 2021, the management of the University of Port Harcourt, have placed a permanent restriction of people who go to the pool for fun or leisure. The dead victim, believed to be an undergraduate of Rivers State University until his death, was a student of the department of Marine engineering, who went for swimming with three of his friends on Sunday and died at the process.

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VC Bans Pleasure Swimming In Uniport Due To The Drowning Of A Rivers State Student

EDUCATION

Here's all you should know about the new VC of LASU

The Lagos State governor has finally appointed a substantive vice Chancellor for the state's Apex university LASU today and here's all you should know about the successful candidate . Brief introduction The new Vice Chancellor is Mrs Ibiyemi olatunji-Bello an astute scholar who has spent more than fourteen years in the service of Lagos State University , and close to thirty three years in the university ecosystem.

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Here's all you should know about the new VC of LASU

EDUCATION

UNIBEN: V.C orders closure of Varsity after students protest.

The Vice chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN) Prof. Lilian salami has ordered the immediate closure of the institution. This decision was prompted by students protest which occured yesterday following the decision of the school management to increase the late registration fee by the sum of twenty thousand naira (N20,000).

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UNIBEN: V.C orders closure of Varsity after students protest.

EDUCATION

Second semester exams in University of Jos has been suspended till further notice

Plateau State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew on Jos North Local Government Area, management of the University of Jos, following the security breach that occurred recently. This led to the suspension of the second semester examinations. The Vice Counselor of UNIJOS said "All examinations earlier scheduled for between Monday 16th and Saturday 21st, August 2021 have been suspended until further notice".

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Second semester exams in University of Jos has been suspended till further notice

EDUCATION

Unical VC Makes U-turn, Refunds CBT, EDC Levies Among Others To Students

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Professor Florence Obi has reversed the payment of both General Studies and Communication Skills (GSS) and Computer Based Test (CBT) registration charges and as such assured that those involved will get refunds. The Vice-Chancellor said this during an interactive session with leaders of the Student Union Government (SUG) while responding to issues making rounds on media about incessant increment on levies that required a swift and immediate response from the management of the institution.

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Unical VC Makes U-turn, Refunds CBT, EDC Levies Among Others To Students

EDUCATION

Unizik Students Reacts To Outrageous Increment Of School Fees

The students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, take to the unizik streets to let out the anger of the increment of school fees. In 2018, school fees was at 30,000 naira during the tenure of former VC. The fast increment started immediately Prof. Charles Esimone assumed office.

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Unizik Students Reacts To Outrageous Increment Of School Fees

EDUCATION

Lagos Commissioner's Wife Becomes LASU's Vice Chancellor.

The wife of one of the present Commissioners in Lagos State, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has emerged the new Vice Chancellor, VC, of Lagos State University (LASU). Mr. Tunji Bello (Commissioner of Environment and Water Resources). The new VC, is the wife of Mr. Tunji Bello, the Commissioner of Environment and Water Resources in the State.

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Lagos Commissioner's Wife Becomes LASU's Vice Chancellor.

EDUCATION

Reactions as AKSU Students lock Gate against VC, say VC must address Fees Increment under the Rain

It has been reported that students of the Akwa Ibom State University, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, have locked the school gate against the Vice Chancellor of the school. According to the details, the students were protesting the recent increment of school fees by the school authority.

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Reactions as AKSU Students lock Gate against VC, say VC must address Fees Increment under the Rain

EDUCATION

Uniport Deputy VC Prof Andrew, Dies Fours Days After Swearing In as VC Academic of the Institution

According to reports, the newly sworn in Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt Rivers State (UNIPORT), Professor Andrew Efemini, reportedly died four days after his swearing in as the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic of the Rivers State Federal University. Reports stated that the late Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Port Harcourt, Professor Andrew Efemini, was sworn in earlier this week being Monday 26th July 2021 at the University Campus.

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Uniport Deputy VC Prof Andrew, Dies Fours Days After Swearing In as VC Academic of the Institution

EDUCATION

Lecturer to Face Disciplinary Panel After Flogging A Female Student at Nnamdi Azikiwe University

A few days ago, a viral video making rounds on social media showed the injury sustained by a female student flogged by a lecturer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, Anambra State. The female student, who is from the department of economics, was thrashed for not adhering to a particular dress code and also prevented from entering the hall.

  4 months ago ago
Lecturer to Face Disciplinary Panel After Flogging A Female Student at Nnamdi Azikiwe University