Education

12 varsities got N3.6 billion for equipment

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has disclosed that a minimum of N300 million was disbursed to each of the 12 new federal universities established between 2012 and 2013 for the procurement of equipment to aid teaching and learning.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, who [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


Autism: group proposes bill on special needs education

A non-governmental organisation, Hope House Initiative, has said it is sponsoring a bill for the provision of special needs education and health services for children living with special development needs.

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Initiative, Mrs. Amina Titi Abubakar, who disclo [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


FGC students to pay N5, 000 for digital classrooms

Students in Federal Government Colleges are to pay the sum of N5,000 each term as charges for digitalised classroom services when the facilities are fully installed and functional.

Project Director of Skool Media, the ICT firm handling the programme, Mr. Moses Imayi, disclosed this in Abuja dur [...]

Mon, 07 December 2015


Count our members out of ’One Chance’- NURTW chair Alhaji Yerima Isa Dahiru

I give thanks to the Almighty Allah for the opportunity given to me to serve humanity in this capacity. I also give thanks to my father and benefactor that is our proactive National President of NURTW, Dr. Najeem Usman Yasin for mentoring people like us in the right direction. I also give thanks to al [...]

Wed, 18 November 2015


FCT residents set agenda for new minister - By Austine ELEMUE & Cecilia KADIRI

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have set an agenda for the next minister of the territory expected to assume office when President Muhammadu Buhari assigns portfolios to already confirmed ministerial designates by the Senate later in the week.

Top on the bill of their wish-list [...]

Wed, 18 November 2015


Anwuka proposes total overhaul of teaching - By Godfrey AKON

Anwuka proposes total overhaul of teaching By Godfrey AKON

The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, has proposed an overhaul of the teaching profession as a panacea to some of the ills plaguing the educational sector in Nigeria.

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Sat, 14 November 2015


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