Education

Buhari lauds TETFund over Dutsin-Ma varsity development

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, for its role in developing Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State.

Speaking at the joint 2nd and 3rd Convocation of the university in Dutsin-Ma, Buhari described TETFund as the single, largest development [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018


Unibuja To Honour Pastor Kumuyi With Honourary Doctorate Degree Feb 24

The University of Abuja has concluded plans to formally decorate the General superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry and Deeper Life Bible Church worldwide, Pastor WIlliam Folorunsho Kumuyi with an Honourary doctorate degree award.

 

The occasion of the investiture of t [...]

Wed, 14 February 2018


World Bank earmarks $611 million for school enrolments

The World Bank has allocated over $611 million US dollars to reintegrate Nigeria’s out-of-school children back to the formal school system.

An Education Specialist and Consultant with the global bank, Mr. Adebayo Solomon, disclosed this at the flag-off of the 2017/2018 annual school censu [...]

Wed, 14 February 2018


Child Destitution Commission Bill Passes Second Reading

A bill seeking for the establishment of a National Commission on Child Destitution sponsored by Senator Aliyu Wamakko and 20 other Senators has passed second reading at the Senate.

In a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Mani, said when established, the com [...]

Tue, 13 February 2018


NANS decries FG’s failure to resolve NASUU crisis

 

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has expressed disappointment over the poor handling of the Non Academic Staff Unions of Universities, NASUU, strike by Ministries of Education, and Labour and Employment.

In a communique issued at the end of its 74th nat [...]

Sat, 10 February 2018


FG to rehabilitate deported migrants

The Federal Government has assured Edo State Government of its maximum support in its effort to provide educational rehabilitation for the large number of deported illegal migrants and trafficked persons in the state.

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who gave the assurance in Abuja wh [...]

Sat, 10 February 2018


States fail to access UBEC funds since 2015

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has disclosed that some states of the federation have not accessed their funds from the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, since 2015, to enable them carry out the development of primary and secondary schools.

Adamu, who spoke whil [...]

Sat, 10 February 2018


2018 UTME: Adamu visits JAMB centers, lauds preparations

 

As registration for the March 7, 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, ended last Sunday, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has been lauded for satisfactory preparation for the exercise.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, gave the [...]

Sat, 10 February 2018


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