Nigeria, March 11 -- Following the extension by one week the conduct of the governorship and state houses of assembly election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), some Nigerian universities have announced new resumption dates for academic activities.

Nigerian tertiary institutions had earlier been directed by the Federal Ministry of Education to suspend academic activities until 14th March when the election would've been concluded.

But INEC postponed the second round of the country's general elections earlier scheduled for 11th March, to 18th March.

Consequently, the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Lagos State University (LASU), University of Lagos (UNILAG), Lagos State University of Education (LASUED) and U...