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University of Port Harcourt introduces new BSc programme in Public Administration

The Senate of the University of Port Harcourt has approved the introduction of a new Bachelor of Science degree programme in Public Administration. The new BSc programme will be demerged from the Department of Political and Administrative Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences, which has been offering Public Administration as a Part-Time programme. The […]






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UNIOSUN VC reads riot act to students: Pay fees or forfiet exams

The Vice-Chancellor of Osun State University, Professor Labode Popoola, has stated that students owing tuition fees will henceforth be prevented from writing examinations. Professor Popoola dropped the bombshell at the 10th Matriculation Ceremony for the 2016/17 academic session of the institution. The Vice-Chancellor lamented that the students’ debt from unpaid tuition fees had increasingly soared […]






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Anti-corruption crusade: Buhari set to probe universities – The Guardian

The federal government may have set machinery in motion to probe all federal universities in the country, beginning from next year. President Muhammadu Buhari, who dropped this hint yesterday at the 42nd convocation ceremony of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife in Osun State, noted the exercise was aimed at making the ivory tower accountable […]






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Call for essays: “New” conflicts and emerging economy of difference in Africa

Recent studies suggest that Africa is increasingly experiencing new patterns of conflict, which reflects the trappings of contemporary global insecurities. In this context, Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice announces its 29(3) issue theme: “New” Conflicts and Emerging Economy of Difference in Africa. This special issue aims to probe how exactly African conflicts are transforming […]






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Five-year jail term for randy lecturers: lecturers and students react

Frustrated by the rising cases of sexual harassment in the higher institutions, the upper chamber of the National Assembly passed a bill labeled the “Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Prohibition Bill” as a measure to address the scourge. The bill, which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo–Agege of the Delta Central Senatorial Zone, prescribes […]