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Again, LAUTECH lecturers embark on indefinite lecture boycott over unpaid salaries

Nigeria, Nov. 18 -- The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) branch, has suspended all academic activities pending the payment of their unpai... Read More


VIDEO: KogiDecides: Massive thumbprinting of ballot papers at PDP candidate's polling unit

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- A PREMIUM TIMES journalist on Saturday caught a supporter of the Peoples Demcratic Party (PDP) voting multiple times at the polling unit of the opposition party's candidate, Musa W... Read More


Absence of judge stalls trial of suspected kidnappers

Nigeria, Nov. 12 -- The magistrate court in Aba has adjourned the trial of the suspected kidnappers of a toddler, Chismidiri Obilor. In September, PREMIUM TIMES reported how some of the suspects were... Read More


UI lecturers involved in 'illegal' financial transactions to be arraigned

Nigeria, Nov. 8 -- Some lecturers at the University of Ibadan allegedly involved in illegal financial transactions will soon be arraigned, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. This newspaper reported how the financ... Read More


ANALYSIS: Nigerian universities now sanction students over 'critical' posts on social media

Nigeria, Nov. 6 -- In recent months, some Nigerian universities have meted punishment on undergraduates who criticise them on social media platforms. Even though it is not an alien reaction from auth... Read More


Nigeria Police detain webmaster over published investigative story

Nigeria, Oct. 29 -- Police operatives have arrested a professional webmaster, Adebowale Adekoya, over an investigative news story published last year. The story was published on NewsDigest, an Abuja-... Read More


UPDATED: Foreign Trips: Despite complaints, Buhari off to Saudi Arabia, UK

Nigeria, Oct. 28 -- Despite complaints by Nigerians and a critical editorial by one of Nigeria's most widely read newspapers, President Muhammadu Buhari has chosen to continue his frequent foreign tri... Read More


Nigeria's 20 years of democracy set for discussion in US

Nigeria, Oct. 22 -- As Nigeria enters its third decade as a democracy, YIAGA AFRICA, National Endowment for Democracy (NED), and Ford Foundation are hosting a conference in the United States. The con... Read More


#SexForGrade: Agency advises schools to emulate ABU

Nigeria, Oct. 7 -- The Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says schools should emulate Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in the fight against sexual harassment in tertiary insti... Read More


Students want professor punished for extorting money from them

Nigeria, Oct. 5 -- Some students have called on the management of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) to discipline a lecturer, Adebambo Somuyiwa, who allegedly extorted students in... Read More