Education

TETFund allocates N12bn take-off grant to varsity centres of excellence

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, on Thursday allocated the total sum of N12 billion to 12 public universities selected as pioneer TETFund Centres of Excellence, TCoEs, to lead research efforts in various fields.

 

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, who [...]

Thu, 26 November 2020


We want view of copyright law- NPA

The Nigerian Publishers Association has called on the Federal Government to begin crackdown down on pirates and vendors of pirated books being sold on the streets across the country. 

 

 

 

 

The publishers hav [...]

Wed, 25 November 2020


INEC chairman, others eulogize late TETFund boss, Jaiji

Former Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, and Chairman of Independent National  Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to mourn the demise of his predecessor, Mallam Mustapha Jaji.

 

Wed, 25 November 2020


FG to reintroduce bill on teaching profession

Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, says his ministry is interfacing with Office of the Attorney General of the Federation to re-introduce a bill on revitalisation of the teaching profession earlier passed by the 8th National Assembly but not assented to by the president.

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Mon, 23 November 2020


Pantami backs TETFund’s R&D initiative

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has thrown his weight behind the Research and Development, R&D, initiative of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund.

Pantami also promised to encourage agencies under his ministry to roll out grants to boost research a [...]

Mon, 23 November 2020


How NUC resolved LAUTECH ownership crisis

The decade-long disagreement between Oyo and Osun states over the ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomosho, has been permanently resolved.

The resolution follows eight months of negotiations by a tripartite committee set up by the National Universities Commissio [...]

Mon, 23 November 2020


Insecurity: cleric tasks preachers on salvation message

As Nigeria grapples with insecurity within its borders, the President and Founder of Afri-Mission and Evangelism Network, Mr Oscar Amaechina, has charged preachers of the gospel to lay more emphasis on salvation and love for humanity.

Amaechina, who spoke in Abuja at the public presentation of [...]

Tue, 17 November 2020


FG directs FUCs principals to complete 90% admissions in 3 days

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has directed principals of the 110 Federal Unity Colleges, FUCs, to complete 90 per cent admissions into the colleges within 72 hours.

Adamu gave the directive while receiving results of the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination, NCEE, from the [...]

Tue, 17 November 2020


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