Education

FG to establish teachers’ education development fund

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has hinted on efforts by the Federal Government to develop a framework for teachers’ education development funds account, TEDFA, to support teachers’ professional advancement.

Adamu, who spoke at a on [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


Skyline University gets NUC provisional license

 

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has issued a provisional license to Skyline University, Kano, bringing the number of private universities in the country to 75.

NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, who issued the license in Abuja, warned its proprietor to stri [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


ASUU berates FG over failure to stop killings

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has sharply criticized the Federal Government over its failure to end the wanton destruction of lives and property across the country.

ASUU National President, Comrade Biodun Ogunyemi, who mad [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


FG seeks girls empowerment in education, lauds UNICEF

The Federal Government has stressed the need to empower girls through education in view of the important place they occupy in the home and special role in the society.

Minister of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed, stated this in Gusau, Zamfara state, at [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


Fresh crisis looms in varsities

A strike action by non-academic staff unions of Nigerian universities is in the offing, just about three months after the unions embarked on a similar industrial action.

The latest threat follows what the unions have described as the failure of the Federal Government to implement agreements pre [...]

Tue, 03 July 2018


How Shilgba became casualty of NABTEB probe

The Chairman of the Governing Board of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, Prof Leonard Shilgba, has been sacked following a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari for immediate dissolution of the board.

Buhari’s directive was contained in a statement issued l [...]

Tue, 03 July 2018


How Shilgba became casualty of NABTEB probe

The Chairman of the Governing Board of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, Prof Leonard Shilgba, has been sacked following a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari for immediate dissolution of the board.

Buhari’s directive was contained in a statement issued l [...]

Tue, 03 July 2018


2018 admissions: JAMB retains lower cut-off marks

As tertiary institutions prepare to commence 2018 admissions on July 17, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, and heads of higher institutions in Nigeria have approved lower cut-off marks for candidates.

The stakeholders, at a joint policy meeting in Gbongan, Osun State, pegged t [...]

Tue, 03 July 2018


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