Education

Stakeholders urged to make history core subject in schools

Stakeholders in the education sector have been urged to make history a compulsory subject in the school curriculum across the country.
Imo state Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, made the appeal in Owerri at the 6th South East Regional Conference of the Historical Society of Nigeria with the [...]

Sat, 13 August 2016


World university rankings: Nigerian varsities fail again

Nigerian universities have failed to make the list of 1,000 best universities in the world, in latest rankings released by a Jeddah-based organization, the Centre for World University Rankings, CWUR.
The CWUR rankings released this week however placed Nigeria 80th in the list of countries with h [...]

Fri, 15 July 2016


Bogoro tasks African leaders on ’less privileged’

Former Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has challenged African leaders to support the less privileged in order to conquer the hindrances to the advancement of the continent.
Bogoro spoke in Abuja after receiving the prestigious African Achieve [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


JAMB extends direct entry registration to July 29

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has extended the closure date for the 2016 direct entry registration to July 29th, 2016.
In a statement posted on its website, the board advised candidates to take advantage of the opportunity and complete their registration at any JAMB-approve [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


FG pegs post-UTME screening fees at N2, 500

Indications have emerged that the Federal Government may have reversed its position on post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, as it has pegged a fee of N2, 500 for Post-UTME screening exercise.
A statement issued in Abuja by the Secretary-General of Association of Vice Chancellor [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


Nigeria to sign educational MoU with Sudan, Rwanda

The Federal Government has expressed readiness to sign Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Sudanese and Rwandan governments on educational cooperation.
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, dropped the hint in Abuja during separate meetings with the Ambassadors of both countries in h [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


CoEs issue backlog of 64,432 NCE certificates

The National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE, has said a backlog of 64, 432 Nigeria Certificate in Education, NCE, have been issued to students who graduated long ago from some of the Colleges.
Executive Secretary of NCCE, Prof. Monday Joshua, disclosed this in Abuja while presenting [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Five states get $100m GPE grant for girl-child education

Five states in the North-West geopolitical zone have been offered a grant of $100 million dollars by the Global Partnership for Education, GPE, for the provision of girl-child education.
World Bank Senior Education Specialist and Task Team Leader of GPE, Dr. Olatunde Adekola, disclosed this in A [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


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