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UNILAG: Governing council followed due process to remove Ogundipe – Babalakin

PMNewsNigeria/VTI Pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and chairman of governing council Wale Babalakin has said that due process was followed in the removal of Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice-chancellor of the institution. Since Ogundipe’s removal was announced on Wednesday, several bodies have condemned the method used […]

Unilag Alumni Association and Senate Council Take Stand on Unilag VC Crisis

Press Releases At its emergency meeting held on Friday, 14th August, 2020, the Alumni Association of the University of Lagos deliberated on the ongoing imbroglio at the University leading to the decision of the University Governing Council to remove the Vice Chancellor on Wednesday, 12th August, 2020; and […]

Nigeria: SSANU, NASU threaten strike immediately universities reopen

Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:47 pm | Nigeria News | 0 Comment(s) The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen. Mr Samson Ugwoke, […]

Stanford U: Inaugural AI research grants advance transformational projects in education, health care and government

Stanford Release/AUGUST 6, 2020 The Hoffman-Yee Research Grant Program seeks to harness artificial intelligence to build a better future for humanity.BY STACY PEÑAThe Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) today announced six inaugural recipients of the Hoffman-Yee Research Grant Program, a multiyear initiative to invest in research that leverages […]

Oxford University and ZOE partner on COVID-19 treatment trials

Oxford University Press Release/ UTI/3 August 2020 Oxford University and the COVID Symptom Study app are joining forces to widen access to two clinical trials of potential treatments for COVID-19. The COVID Symptom Study App was developed and is managed by health technology company ZOE, with the research […]

Nigerian Dr. Tunde Sotunde is new President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield, North Carolina, USA.

“A man who humbles himself by his own words and actions is destined for greater things.” By Abraham Ariyo, M.D.July 15th, 2020 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Babatunde Sotayo Sotunde as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective […]

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over rule that strips visas from international students

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Trump administration over guidelines that would strip international students of their visas if their coursework was entirely online as the U.S. was still reeling with the coronavirus pandemic.© Provided by NBC News The […]


CalebUNews/Universitytimes The National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS)  on Wednesday , June 24, honoured Dr. Oladega Adebogun, Visitor and Founder of Caleb University as ‘Icon Of Humanity and Trailblazer’. Presenting the award at Caleb University Conderence Room, Olasunkanmi Ijaduoye, National President of Polytechnic Students in Nigeria explained that […]

NUC grants Ekiti varsity full accreditation

PM News/UTI: Thursday, May 14, 2020 Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, says the National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to the institution to run more undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Head, Directorate of Information, Corporate Affairs of EKSU, made this known in a […]

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