The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse the no-work-no-pay policy on university lecturers under the auspices of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) who had been on strike for the last seven months. NANS South-West coordinator, Emmanuel Olatunji, made the call...
After two years delay, the Federal Government has inaugurated the governing councils of the four (4) Federal Universities of Agriculture in the country. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu inaugurated the Council comprising of 16 members and 3 Chairmen on Thursday, September 8, 2022 in Abuja. TheFact Daily gathered that the...
The Federal Government has set up a 14-man committee to address the issue of ‘no work, no pay’ measure it adopted in the FG/ASUU face-off. The Director, Press and Public Relations Unit of the Federal Ministry of Education, Dr. Ben Goong, disclosed this at a press conference at the end...
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has said he was working with the directive of the president not to sign an agreement it will be unable to implement. Adamu disclosed this on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 when he presented the position paper of the government during a meeting between the...
Academic Staff of the Kaduna State University have suspended their six-month old strike. Registrar of the University, Samuel Manshop called off the strike in a circular issued on Monday, September 5, 2022. The circular read in part: "this is to convey the directive of the Governing Council that all Academic Staff...
On August 30, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the Leveraging Education Assistance Resources in Nigeria (LEARN) to Read activity, to improve early grade reading in the country over the next five years. This $48.8 million U.S. Mission Nigeria investment in education will provide a better future to...
Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has said there was the need for an increase in tertiary institutions tax from 2.5% to 3% to improve research and development in the country. The Committee made this submission during its oversight visit to TETFund to ascertain the...
The President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke has said,  the ongoing industrial action embarked on by his union was for the benefit of government owned universities in the country. Osodeke's assertion was contained in a statement issued on Monday, August 29, 2022. He explained that the National...
The Committee of Pro-Chancellors of State-owned Universities (COPSUN) said, it read with disbelief a statement made by the President of the ASUU, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke on a television programme on Arise, where he said that State Universities were “irrelevant and quacks” on 26th August, 2022. Secretary of COPSUN, Marcus Awobifa...
To the dismay of students and parents, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has yet again extended its six-month-old strike. The development was disclosed on Monday, by a member of the union following a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the striking varsity teachers at the University of Abuja. He...