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Us Pours N23.2 Billion Into Scholarships For Nigerian Students

US Pours N23.2 Billion into Scholarships for Nigerian Students

Adnan Siddiqi, the Counsellor for Public Affairs at the United States Embassy in Nigeria, announced that approximately N23.2 billion in financial aid and scholarships were allocated to Nigerian students in the US for the year 2022. The revelation came during the 22nd annual U.S. Embassy and Education USA College Fair, known as EducationUSA. Siddiqi stated …

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Anambra Private Schools Call For Tax Relief And Fair Treatment

Anambra Private Schools Call for Tax Relief and Fair Treatment

The Owners of Private Schools Association of Nigeria (OPSAN) has issued an appeal. They are urging Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, to reevaluate the high taxes and levies on private schools. OPSAN claims that the state government unfairly targets them. They are burdened with heavy taxes, while public schools are exempt. Prof. Uzochukwu Nwanonyuo, …

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Oau Students Rally For Immediate Reversal Of Tuition Fee Increase

OAU Students Rally for Immediate Reversal of Tuition Fee Increase

Students at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife, Osun State, have called on the Federal Government to reverse the recent hike in tuition fees. The Students’ Union, led by President Abbas Ojo and General Secretary Akinboni Sunday, released a statement addressing the issue. Last week, the university’s management announced changes to the tuition fees for …

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Coren Warns Of Unaccredited Engineering Courses At Universities

COREN Warns of Unaccredited Engineering Courses at Universities

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has raised alarms about unaccredited engineering programmes at several universities. These include the University of Abuja, Modibbo Adama University, Yola, and Ambrose Alli University, Edo State. COREN also warned parents about engineering courses at the University of Calabar and the Technical University, Ibadan. These courses …

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Is It Time To Abolish The Nigerian Law School Ex Nerc Boss Weighs In

Is It Time to Abolish the Nigerian Law School? Ex-NERC Boss Weighs In

The Nigerian Law School has outlived its purpose and should be abolished, argues Dr Sam Amadi, a lawyer and former Director-General of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. At a recent event, Amadi called for rethinking Nigeria’s legal education framework. He believes that the law school, initially established to offer practical knowledge to young lawyers, has …

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Rivers Lecturer Decries Withheld Salaries Spanning 20 Months

Rivers Lecturer Decries Withheld Salaries Spanning 20 Months

A Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic lecturer in Port Harcourt, Solomon Tamunotonye, has voiced concerns over the institution’s management withholding his salaries for a staggering 20 months. The polytechnic’s management had suspended Tamunotonye for three months, accusing him of “harassment and exploitation” of a 200-level female student named Blessing Audu. Although a committee was set up …

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Asuu And Parents Rally Against Rising University Fees

ASUU and Parents Rally Against Rising University Fees

As the new academic session commences, universities across Nigeria are hiking their fees. This has led to widespread protests from the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), parents, and students. They fear that the increased fees and the country’s deteriorating economy will result in many students dropping out. ASUU, along with parents and student associations, …

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Oau Announces Tuition Fee Increase For Upcoming Academic Session

OAU Announces Tuition Fee Increase for Upcoming Academic Session

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife, Osun State, has declared a revision in the tuition fees for its forthcoming academic year. The university’s Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olarewaju, confirmed this decision, which was made during the Senate’s emergency meeting on September 12, 2023. For students in the Faculties of Arts, Law, and Humanities, new entrants …

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Unijos Students Rally Against Recent Tuition Fee Surge

UNIJOS Students Rally Against Recent Tuition Fee Surge

Students from the University of Jos (UNIJOS) in Plateau State took to the streets on Tuesday, expressing their discontent with the recent hike in tuition fees and other services provided by the institution. The protest, organised by the institution’s Students Union Government, saw students blocking roads leading to the campus, demanding an immediate reversal of …

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Unilag Vc Warns Of Dire Financial Strain Amid Fee Hikes

Unilag VC Warns of Dire Financial Strain Amid Fee Hikes

Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), recently spoke about Nigerian universities’ financial challenges. She described the situation as akin to running a sprint with one’s hands tied. Ogunsola expressed her support for peaceful student protests but cautioned against violence. She revealed that even if all 35,000 students paid the new …

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