Wives of Vice-Chancellors postpone UNILAG conference 

By Opeyemi Babalola The planned two-day conference by the wives of vice-chancellors in Nigeria has been postponed, University Times International learnt. The Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigeria Universities Spouses (CVCNUS), had earlier announced to hold the conference themed ‘Sustainable leadership and community development’, at the Tayo Aderinokun Memorial Hall of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The CVCNUS, in a statement on the UNILAG website, apologised for any inconvenience the postponement might have caused invited guests. The statement added that “New dates will be communicated as soon as possible.” It was…

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Students express frustration as ASUU adds 3 months to rollover strike

By Opeyemi Babalola Students of the University of Lagos expressed sadness and felt dejected as the Academic Staff Union of Universities, today announced the extension of the ongoing strike by twelve weeks.  The earlier eight weeks warning strike which ended today will now continue till August.  ASUU’s decision was taken at an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) held at ASUU Secretariat in Abuja. ASUU President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, said the union resolved to give the government enough time to satisfactorily resolve all the outstanding issues. “After extensive deliberations, noting Government’s…

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