Education

TETFund mops up N10bn unutilised funds

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has recovered N10 billion unutilised funds earlier approved for intervention to public tertiary institutions.

Executive Secretary of the Fund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, said institutions to which the money was allocated failed to utilise it for close to 9 [...]

Mon, 09 March 2020


NECO to arraign four UniAbuja students over forgery

The National Examination Council, NECO, is set to arraign four students of the University of Abuja before an Abuja Magistrate Court on a one count charge of certificate forgery.

 

 

 

The students, who are being detained by th [...]

Tue, 03 March 2020


UBEC, UNICEF mobilise stakeholders on UBE delivery

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, and the United Nations Children Education Fund, UNICEF, are combining efforts to mobilise stakeholders for effective delivery of universal basic education, UBE, at the grassroots.

The partnership which is part of efforts to ensure community owners [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


Why NECO sacked 89 staff in 3 months

Barely three months after the National Examinations Council, NECO, fired 70 of its staff for certificate forgery, the Governing Board of the Council, last week, approved the dismissal of 19 more staff form service over the same allegations.

NECO’s Head of Information and Public Relations, [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


ACE gulp over $580 World Bank intervention

The World Bank’s intervention in 53 Africa Centres of Excellence, ACE, located in West, Central, East and South Africa, has risen to over $580 million.

World Bank Education Specialist for West and Central Africa, Ekua Bentil, disclosed this on the side-lines of the 2020 biennial workshop [...]

Sun, 01 March 2020


NECO fires 19 staff over certificate forgery

 

 

 

 

 

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has announced the dismissal of 19 of its staff from service for certificate forgery.

 

The council, in a state [...]

Wed, 26 February 2020


Funding: polys convert consultancy units to coys

Some polytechnics in the country have converted their Consultancy Units to limited liability companies to bolster their revenue generation.

Chairman of the Committee of Chairmen Governing Councils of Federal Polytechnics, Mohammed Abubakar, disclosed in Abuja during a visit to the Minister of E [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


Over 1.9 million candidates register for 2020 UTME

As registration for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, ends nationwide, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, has disclosed that over 1.9 million candidates registered for the exercise.

Oloyede, who revealed this while s [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


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