Education

2018 UTME: over 1.5 million candidates await admission

Over 1.5 million candidates who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, are still awaiting admissions from tertiary institutions of their choice.

The long wait for admission continues five months after the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, conducted the [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


Stakeholders Charge Parents On Adolescents Sexuality Education

Stakeholders working with adolescents in Lagos State has charged parents to initiate early sexuality education for youths as well as adolescents in order to reduce deaths from unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortions.

Speaking to journalists at an event in Lagos, the Executive Director, Youth E [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


UNICEF: 24 children released from military custody

No fewer than 24 children suspected of ties with Boko Haram have been released from the Nigerian Army administrative custody in north-eastern Nigeria.

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in a statement, welcomed the release of the 24 children aged 12 to 17, stating that the figure [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


NUC approves distance learning programme for UNN

The University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, has been given approval by the National Universities Commission, NUC, to run its distance learning programme.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, in a letter to the Vice-Chancellor of UNN, Prof Benjamin Ozumba, said the Centre for Distance a [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


NUC increases years of study for physiotherapy students

An extra year of study has been added to the Physiotherapy programme in Nigerian universities by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

Students offering the course now spend six years for course work and clinical, and one year internship, leading to the award of Doctor of Physiotherapy, th [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


Okojie retires from public service

Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie, has retired from public service after attaining the age of 70 years.

NUC, in a statement on its website, said Okojie recently marked his departure from public service with a valedictory lecture at Feder [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


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