Education

LRCN tasks VCs on employment of certified librarians

The Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, has called on all Vice Chancellors and heads of tertiary institutions in Nigeria to employ and promote only certified librarians.

Registrar of LRCN, Prof. Michael Afolabi, stated this during a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor of [...]

Sun, 07 October 2018


NUC plans ICT literacy for graduates

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has commenced efforts towards bridging the gap in Information and Communication Technology, ICT, among university graduates.

Chairman of ICT Development Committee in NUC, Engr. Johnson Asinugo, gave the indication at an interactive session between the [...]

Sun, 07 October 2018


FG: ASUU lied over tuition fee increase

Claims by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, that the Federal Government plans to introduce tuition in all federal universities have been described as baseless, false and without any iota of truth.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who issued the rebuttal in a statement, sa [...]

Sun, 07 October 2018


Emirs converge over 13.2 million out-of-school children

Over nine Emirs and several traditional rulers from 19 states of northern Nigeria are meeting in a conference at Kaduna to seek solutions to the over 13.2 million out-of-school children in the country.

Emir of Argungu, HRH Samaila Mera, who is leading the movement, said the conference which sch [...]

Sun, 07 October 2018


ABU gets NUC approval for business school

Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, has secured the approval of the National Universities Commission, NUC, for its newly established Business School.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, gave the approval last Wednesday when the Vice Chancellor of ABU, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, led a [...]

Sun, 23 September 2018


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


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