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The Federal Government is to engage 30,000 graduates to serve as agriculture extension workers who will provide strategic support to farmers across the country.

Oyo State Government has approved the payment of the sum of N8bn to the Osun State Government as an asset sharing agreement for taking over the ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso.

It said the step was necessary because some of the dilapidated structures had become death traps for pupils and hideouts for criminals.

The Provost of the Oyo State College of Health Science and Technology (OYSCHST), Eleyele, Ibadan, Mr Siji Ganiyu, has suspended two students of the college who were caught without wearing face masks.

Damola Oke, the deputy vice-chancellor, administration, of the Lagos State University (LASU) has been appointed as the acting vice-chancellor by the Senate of the institution. His appointment made public on Monday during the varsity’s emergency senate meeting. Prof Oke is expected to replace Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the outgoing vice-chancellor, whose tenure expired on January 11. It …

After calling off its 9-month old strike last month, ASUU says it is unsafe to re-open varsities now as COVID-19 guidelines are absent.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement on Monday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, commiserated with the academia and loved ones over the passing of the former vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe.

The Pro-Chancellor of the Technical University, Ibadan, Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe has been reported dead from a suspected COVID-19 complication.

The University of Ilorin is set to resume full academic activities by the 28th of January, 2021.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Wednesday, gave government conditions for its members to resume their duties.