Education

UBE delivery: UBEC decries low private sector participation

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has decried the lack of private sector participation in the provision of free and compulsory basic education to Nigerian children.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tue, 07 July 2020


Covid-19: NUC partners Nigerian scientists abroad on biomedical research

As the scientific race to find a permanent cure for the deadly covid-19 continues

globally, the National Universities Commission, NUC, says it is combining efforts with the Nigeria Diaspora Biomedical Research Group to build the capacity of Nigerian scientists on biomedical research. 

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Wed, 01 July 2020


Covid-19: JAMB installs disinfectant sprayers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has procured two models of disinfectant sprayer tunnels, O and N, as well as pedal operated hand washing stations in its effort to prevent the spread of covid-19.

While commissioning the equipment last Friday at Bwari, Abuja, JAMB Registrar, Prof Is [...]

Tue, 30 June 2020


TETFund to build over 200,000 hostels

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, says it plans to construct over 200,000 hostel accommodation across its 230 beneficiary institutions to tackle the deficit of hostel accommodation.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, who disclosed this at the 2020 TETFund Board of T [...]

Tue, 30 June 2020


TETFund to build over 200,000 hostels

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, says it plans to construct over 200,000 hostel accommodation across its 230 beneficiary institutions to tackle the deficit of hostel accommodation.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, who disclosed this at the 2020 TETFund Board of T [...]

Tue, 30 June 2020


Covid-19: It’s not safe to reopen schools- FG

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has said it is not safe to reopen schools, stating that government has no plans to reopen the institutions on June 21 as rumoured.

Nwajiuba, who stated this during the daily briefing by the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 in Abuja, [...]

Mon, 22 June 2020


Varsity scientists ‘discover’ vaccine for Covid-19

As the scientific race to find a cure for the deadly Covid-19 pandemic continues globally, some scientific researchers in Nigerian universities have announced the discovery of a vaccine for the prevention of the virus.

The Covid-19 Research Group, led by a Specialist in Medical Virology, Immuno [...]

Mon, 22 June 2020


510,957 admission spaces unutilised in 2019- JAMB

About 510,957 admission spaces were left unutilised by Nigeria’s tertiary institutions in 2019, as only 612,557 candidates were offered admission.

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this at the 2020 stakeholders’ policy meeting i [...]

Mon, 22 June 2020


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