Tuesday 22 January, 2019
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The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Monday said that it would continue with the ongoing strike unless the Federal Government satisfied their demand on the revitalization. Speaking after the rescheduled meeting with the FG at the Federal...

By Optimum Times on Jan 22nd, 2019

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos All is set for the Journalism Training Initiative event being anchored by a foremost insurance company, Leadway Assurance in partnership with the National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO). Already,...

As schools reopen for another session, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC has reassured parents and guardians of the bank’s readiness to help minimize the financial burden of paying their children/wards fees as...

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU) has dismissed the erstwhile Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Academic Union of Universities (ASUU) LASU Chapter, Dr. Isaac Oyewunmi and Dr. Adebowale Adeyemi-Suenu,...

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has vowed that the ongoing strike would not be called off until the Federal Government fulfils all the agreement both parties reached in their last meeting. ASUU said it was tired of Federal Government’s...

By Optimum Times on Jan 11th, 2019

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & J Joseph Erunke Barring any last minutes change, academic activities may resume in public universities next week, as Federal Government has approved over N35.4 billion for the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities...

By Optimum Times on Jan 8th, 2019

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, has said that the union has not been briefed on the alleged payment of N15.89bn to universities by the Federal Government, two months after it declared...

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu Nigerians studying in Russia under the Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) say that they are finding it increasingly difficult to continue with their scholarship in that country. Under the BEA scholarship,...

Officials at the International Conference. (L-R) – Femi Alayande (LASU), Ademola Lawal (LASU), President, General Assembly (2018); Abiola Rasaq (LASU), Secretary – General (2018), Ugwu Cynthia (COOU), Cynthia Aniwenze (ESUT), Faith...

By Optimum Times on Dec 15th, 2018

It looks like the National Youth Service Corps has pulled the plug on singer, Davido’s one year mandatory service programme. Recall that the singer revealed on Instagram in August that he would be taking part in the compulsory scheme. Also,...