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 [...]
Over 9000 lecturers from Nigerian universities, polytechnics and colleges of education have been awarded scholarships by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, to pursue masters and PhDs at home and abroad for the past two years.
Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr Abdulahi Baffa, who state [...]
An old miser lived in a house with a garden. The miser hid his gold coins in a pit under some stones in the garden. Every day, before going to bed, the miser went to the stones where he hid the gold [...]
As youth unemployment in Nigeria continues to soar, stakeholders have advocated an urgent formulation of a policy on Technical and Vocational Education, and Training, TVET, to address the challenge.
Speaking at a meeting with officials of the Ministry of Education, in Abuja, the Provost, Busine [...]
The University of Maiduguri, UniMaid, has accessed over N11billion allocation from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, out of the over N12billion allocated to it from 1999 till date.
Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, disclosed this while commissioning an [...]
The wave of bloody attacks on Zamfara communities by bandits and cattle rustlers is weighing heavily on the education of girls in the affected communities.
The violent attacks which have shut down some schools, have forced many young children of school age to relocate to safer communities along [...]
Once upon a time, there lived a shepherd boy who was bored watching his flock of sheep on the hill. To amuse himself, he shouted, “Wolf! Wolf! The sheep are being chased by the wolf!” The villagers came running to help the boy and save the sheep. They found nothing and the boy just laughed [...]
A community-based group, Project 1000, has called on the Federal Government to take drastic action in ending the protracted communal clash between communities in Cross River and Ebonyi states without further delay.
This was contained in a s [...]
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