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JAMB schedules 2018 UTME for March 9-17

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed March 9-17 for the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. 

Registrar of JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this at a critical stakeholders meeting in Abuja, to discuss plans and modalities for the [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017


No 3.0 GP Policy, No Graduation Is In Order – NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has explained that it has not violated any law as it was in line with NUC’s Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) for Nigerian universities.

In a statement made available to our correspondent by Malam Ibrahim Sheme, Director, Media and [...]

Thu, 09 November 2017




Students protest Open Varsity’ ‘No 3.0 GP, No Graduation’ policy

Students of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, have protested against the policy of no grade point average of ‘3’ or no graduation.

The students in a statement in Abuja on Saturday signed by Tony Christian, Executive Director of SubNews Empowerement Foundation, claimed t [...]

Mon, 06 November 2017


Negotiate with ASUU, others, Kogi unions warn Bello

 

The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of trade unions of tertiary institutions owned by Kogi state has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the state government to negotiate with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Kogi State University, Anyigba chapter, and other aggrieved partie [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


CFTD trains over 300 French teachers in 61 COEs

 

As the third Nigerian French Language Project winds down, the Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, has said over 300 French teachers have been trained by the Centre for French Teaching and Documentation, CFTD, in 61 Colleges of Education.

Anwukah, who des [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


’Lack of capacity stalled 2011-2015 education roadmaps’

Nigeria’s 4-year strategic plan for the development of education, 2011-2015, failed to achieve its goals because of inadequate capacity of policy makers, planners and administrators, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said. 

Adamu spoke in Abuja while delivering openi [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Borno gets NUC’s approval for new varsity

As part of efforts to restore its glory in educational development, the Borno State government has secured approval for a new university located in its capital, Maiduguri. 

Governor Kashim Shettima, who led a state delegation to the National Universities Commission, NUC, in Abuja for the a [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


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