Education

FG wants UNESCO to sustain interventions

The Nigerian Government has called on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organisation, UNESCO, to sustain its educational interventions and those in other critical areas in the country.

Speaking during the inauguration of a Ministerial Committee on Implementation of the Nig [...]

Sun, 23 September 2018


ICPC recovers N7.5m TETFund grants from 11 lecturers

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has recovered N7.5 million unused grant from 11 lecturers of the Kaduna State Polytechnic.

The ICPC said the money was part of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, grant released to the school between 2010 and [...]

Sun, 23 September 2018


WAEC raises alarm over fake question papers

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has raise an alarm over the circulation of fake question papers on WhatsApp by some fraudsters aimed at deceiving candidates in the ongoing WASSCE for external candidates.

In a statement by the Head of Public Affairs in WAEC, Nigeria, Mr. Demianus Oj [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


NUC, ASUU, others back amendments to 9 varsities’ laws

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has backed proposed amendments to the laws establishing nine federal universities.

Executive secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, said the commission   was   fully   in support and even canvass for the establishment of [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Vice Chancellors charged to tackle sexual harassment

Vice Chancellors of Nigerian universities have been charged to publish names of lecturers engaged in sexual harassment of students.

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed stated this in Ede, Osun State at the 33rd annual conference of the Associa [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


UBEC tasks SUBEBS on stakeholder engagement

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has said the success of the UBE programme will depend largely on meaningful stakeholder engagement, participation and support from national, state, LGEA and community levels.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hammid Bobboyyi, stated this in Kano at [...]

Mon, 10 September 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


FG backs upgrade of FRSC academies in Udi, Shendam

The Federal Government has expressed support for the upgrade of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Academy in Udi, Enugu State, and FRSC training institution in Shendam, Plateau state.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, assured the agency of necessary support to ensure that the institu [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


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