Education

Bauchi partners UBEC on model schools

The Bauchi State Government and the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, are combining efforts to improve basic education delivery through the Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, programme.

The programme which is aimed at providing model infrastructure and access to UBE opp [...]

Sun, 08 September 2019


Mass transfer hits principals of unity schools

No fewer than eleven directors and principals of Federal Unity Colleges have been transferred in the latest shakeup announced by the Ministry of Education Headquarters in Abuja.

Education minister, Adamu Adamu, approved the redeployment in a statement signed by the deputy director of press in t [...]

Sun, 08 September 2019


Stop proliferation of varsities, ASUU urges FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has urged both federal and state governments to stop the proliferation of universities in the country.

ASUU National President, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, in an exclusive interview with a daily newspaper in Abuja, said what the country needs is for gov [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


UNIAbuja dismisses allegations of unaccredited courses

The University of Abuja has refuted allegations that many of its courses were unaccredited, maintaining that only one out of 50 academic programmes of the university was awaiting accreditation by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

Spokesperson of the university, Hajiya Maryam Mohammed, [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


FG declares war against bullying in schools

The Federal Government has vowed to fight bullying in schools across the country following the damage it inflicts on the mental, social and psychological wellbeing of its victims.

Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said government will no longer tolerate bullying in the [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


Exam fraud: NECO slams sanctions on 3 schools

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has slammed sanctions on three schools in Kebbi, Katsina and Oyo states for engaging in whole-centre examination malpractice during the 2019 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE.

Acting Registrar NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, said the schools [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


I’m proud of my Nigerian educational background –American varsity don

A Nigerian-American university don, Dr. Johnson Akinleye, has hailed the impact of early education in Nigeria.

Akinyele, who is the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University, NCCU in 2017, grew up in Ile-Ife, present day Osun state where he majorly schooled before travelling abroad f [...]

Sat, 17 August 2019


Non-academic staff of universities begin warning strike this week

Barring any change of plans, the Non- Academic Staff of Nigerian Universities would embark a one-week industrial action this week, beginning from Monday, August 19th

The staff, under the aegis of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and Non-Academic Staff Union of Unive [...]

Sat, 17 August 2019


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