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Minimum wage for interns calls university rectors on the plan


The planned by the federal government minimum wage, which would also apply to many interns, now the German Rectors’ Conference calls (HRK) on the plan. The Bureau wants to deal at its next meeting on 23 June with the theme, as a spokesman for the “world” (Tuesday) said. According to the newspaper the proposed regulations in the HRK be “regarded ... Read More »

Houston university beset by $7M budget deficit

Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University is contending with a nearly 10 percent loss of enrollment, a $7 million budget shortfall and a drop in its bond rating. It would take an additional 300 to 400 students next year to close the budget gap. The Houston-based university has 7,744 full-time students but President John Rudley wants to push that number in excess of ... Read More »

Federal Government introduces herbal medicine as a course in universities

Nigerian public universities

The Federal Government has concluded plans to introduce Herbal Medicine studies in Nigerian universities as from next year. Already, the Joint Admission Matriculation Examinations has been placed on notice to provide a space for candidates interested in the studying HM in the UTME on their forms. The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, who disclosed in Abuja during the 3rd ... Read More »

Reviving the learning culture in Nigeria’s universities

Nigerian Universities

Now, the academics in Nigeria’s public universities especially the federal universities have gotten a good deal from the federal government bordering on payment of outstanding allowances, injection of huge and phased funding in the development of necessary infrastructure in the universities. It is now time to settle down to the business of rebuilding our public universities especially re-instilling a learning ... Read More »

Nigeria: Federal Government to Create Six ‘Mega Universities’

Nigerian public universities

The National Economic Council, NEC, approved the conversion of one university in each of the six geo-political zones to a ‘Mega University.” The recommendation for the conversion was part of those contained in the report of the Peter Obi-led Technical Committee on the recommendations of the Needs Assessment of Nigerian Universities, CNANU. All the recommendations were approved, Mr. Obi, Governor ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes