The NUC in collaboration with the University of Sussex, UK held a one day research workshop for junior and mid-career academics with the theme ‘Postgraduate Researchers and Early Career Bootcamp’ at the at the Idris Abdulkadir Auditorium, NUC Secretariat.
The Federal Executive Council has approved construction of the $50 million (N18bn) Transportation University to be located in Daura, Katsina State which was billed to commence by next year, the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
The research feat of the African Centres of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID) domiciled in Redeemer’s University (RUN), Ede Osun State has continued to reverberate with the successful exploit of the Centre in addressing a potential threat from a white powdery substance in a passport received by the Consular section at the United States Embassy in Abuja.
The House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education and Services last Wednesday held public hearing on nine proposed tertiary institutions. In his opening remarks, the Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Aminu Suleiman Goro said the public hearing was also to consider amendments to Acts of six federal universities.
The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai disclosed that the Federal Executive Council has approved two billion take off grant for the Nigeria Army University, Biu Borno State. Stating that efforts were put in place to access the approved funds from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).
The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, mni, MFR, FNAL, FPSN has charged the Vice-Chancellors of Nigeria Universities to publish names of lecturers found wanting over allegations of sexual harassment of their students.