Experts call on universities to invest more in digital technology 

By Moyosore Salami  The former Registrar of Ekiti State Universty, Dr Omojola Awosusi, has called on university administrators in Nigeria to invest in digital technologies adding that such investment in digital technologies would increase speed and quality of service. He made this call during the 5th annual Registry lecture of the institution entitled, “Pathway to Overcoming Challenges of the Nigerian University System in the 21st Century: University Administrators and the Imperative of Value Addition.” Dr. Awosusi said universities in Nigeria should  learn from the banking industry by adopting the use of Electronic Document…

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EFCC probes Ekiti Varsity over ‘N100 million fraud’

By Anjolaoluwa Abiosun Vice-Chancellor of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, Prof Eddy Olanipekun, has disclosed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has commenced a probe into the university’s financial activities. The probe is following allegations that some top management officials were using an illegal portal to collect tuition fees from unsuspecting students. This breach in the collection of fees is allegedly suspected to have accumulated embezzlement between N70 million and N100 million. Olanipekun states that the matter had been directed to the anti-graft agencies for a thorough…

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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 statement on Thursday in Ado Ekiti. According to Olofinmuagun, the undergraduate programmes are Law, Civil Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Geology and Psychology.   Others are Building and Woodwork Technology Education; Christian Religious Studies, Electrical/Electronic Technology Education, and Metal Auto Mechanic Technology Education, Arabic…

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