JAMB remitted N7.8bn to FG from 2016 UTME — Oloyede

JAMB remitted N7.8bn to FG from 2016 UTME — Oloyede The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it remitted N7.8 billion to Federal Government coffers from 2016 University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, made this known when a delegation from National Officers Council of Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) paid a visit to the board in Bwari, FCT. Oloyede, who dismissed the speculated N5.2 billion as amount remitted to Federal Government during the period under review, said “the board…

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LASU suspends College of Medicine Provost over corruption

LASU suspends College of Medicine Provost over corruption The Lagos State University has suspended the Provost of the LASU College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, Prof. Babatunde Solagberu, over alleged financial and administrative improprieties with effect from Nov. 30. This is contained in the University’s official bulletin made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. The bulletin said the management approved that Solagberu be placed on `immediate interdiction’ for three months with half salary. It said Solagberu`s suspension was connected to alleged several infractions against the…

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Lagos moves to secure schools in riverine, vulnerable areas

To prevent a reoccurrence of the kidnap of students and pupils, the Lagos State Government says it has set up a joint tactic squad to heighten security within and around model colleges and all schools in the riverine and other vulnerable areas of the state. The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, disclosed this yesterday after the monthly security council meeting chaired by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and attended by commanders of security formations operating in the state. He said the state government had also resolved to vigorously enforce the…

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