Education

Adamu mulls reintroduction of school sports

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said government is aware of the need to re-introduce school sports in all schools as a way of raising a pool of talents for selection in national and international competitions.

Adamu, who stated this at the maiden edition of the Federal Ed [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017


NUC to train academics in journal publication

Worried by the dearth of cutting-edge research and publication of quality journals in Nigerian universities, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has concluded plans to carry out nationwide training of junior and middle-career lecturers on academic publishing.

Director of Research, Innova [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017


Ortom approves 500 Candidates For ITF Training

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has increased the number of trainees that will participate in the next skills acquisition scheme of the Industrial Training Funds, ITF, in the state from 300 to 500.

He announced the increase when the management team of the fund led by the Director General, Jos [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017


Minister advocates special education commission to stimulate inclusiveness

The Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, has called on government to give a waiver for the establishment of a special education commission as provided in the national policy on education, NPE, to ensure inclusive education in the country.

Anwukah, who spoke at the 2017 Nigeria [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017


Japan Completes N32m Primary School Project in Gwagwalada

The Embassy of Japan has announced that the construction of local government education authority Angwa Dio Primary School in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory has been completed with the new classrooms ready for handover to the FCT Universal Basic Education Board.

In a st [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017


TETFund interventions: ASUU vows to resist private varsities inclusion

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has vowed to resist any attempt to include private univer [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017


JAMB schedules 2018 UTME for March 9-17

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed March 9-17 for the conduct of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. 

Registrar of JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this at a critical stakeholders meeting in Abuja, to discuss plans and modalities for the [...]

Fri, 17 November 2017


No 3.0 GP Policy, No Graduation Is In Order – NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has explained that it has not violated any law as it was in line with NUC’s Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) for Nigerian universities.

In a statement made available to our correspondent by Malam Ibrahim Sheme, Director, Media and [...]

Thu, 09 November 2017


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