The Vice Chancellor of Abia State University, Uturu, Professor Maxwell Ogbulu says the University management is working tirelessly with security Agencies, Abia and Imo State governments to secure the release of one ABSU student abducted alongside other passengers last Tuesday along Okigwe-Uturu Road, by yet to be identified hoodlums.
Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) Chapter, says 75 per cent of the university’s students may drop out of school due to the monumental increase in tuition fees.
The President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Mr Anderson Ezeibe, has stated that the federal government has appealed to the union to call off the industrial strike following the unpaid salaries of its workers.
To maintain peace and order amid crisis, the Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Teaching Service Commission, Mallam Bello Tahueed Abubakar has directed Principals, Teachers and Staff of all 10 Schools shut down to report at their respective schools on Friday, 19th of March, 2021.
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has handed over a cheque of N10,000,000.00 (Ten Million Naira) to the family of late Hon Ossy Prestige for the education of the last son of the Honourable Member who before his demise represented Aba North/South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has assured that his administration shall continue to place a premium on education and commended the management and staff of Total Education Development ACADEMY, (TEDA), Eke Owerri, Obingwa LGA for complimenting the efforts of his administration towards the provision of a viable and functional educational system in the State.
The Eastern Regional Working Committee of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, comprising the nine states of the defunct Eastern Region, Thursday, stormed Abia State to solidarize with teachers in the state who have been on indefinite strike.