Education

FG releases list of admission into Unity Colleges

The Federal Government has approved the release of the admission list of successful candidates into the 104 Federal Unity Colleges, FUCs, for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, Arc Sonny Echono, who gave the approval, last Thursday in Abuja, said pro [...]

Fri, 05 July 2019


Nigeria to begin open schooling in July

The Nigerian government has concluded plans to implement open schooling programme through the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, from July 2019.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, who disclosed this at the national stakeholders meeting on open schooling programme in Abuja, [...]

Mon, 01 July 2019


Nigeria to begin open schooling in July

The Nigerian government has concluded plans to implement open schooling programme through the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, from July 2019.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, who disclosed this at the national stakeholders meeting on open schooling programme in Abuja, [...]

Mon, 01 July 2019


NIRSAL accepts 50% credit risk for cocoa firm

The Nigeria Incentive -Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL, is bearing a 50 percent credit risk guarantee for a cocoa processing company in Ondo state.

The provision worth N2billion working capital facility will enable the cocoa firm, Agro Traders Limited, to export 22,00 [...]

Mon, 01 July 2019


NDDC: why NANS is pushing for Braimbafa’s confirmation- Akpan

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has called for the confirmation of Prof Nelson Braimbafa as the substantive Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Speaking at a news conference in Abuja, the National President of NANS, Mr. Danielson Akpan, said the a [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


FCT, 10 states have 8mn out of schoolchildren - UNICEF

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and ten states in Nigeria account for about eight million out-of-school children, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has disclosed.

UNICEF, in a statement by its Communications Specialist, Mr Geoffery Njoku, said about 2,000 youth across the te [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


‘What Nigeria should do on youth development’

Social Housing crusader, Architect Ezekiel Nya-Etok has stressed the need for Nigeria to restrategize its development plans and focus on quality education in the north

He stressed that this was because quality education remains the bedrock of development.

Architect Nya- Etok said the you [...]

Fri, 21 June 2019


TETFund, ICDL partner on tech skills for tertiary institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and a multinational ICT firm, International Computer Driving License (ICDL) are combining efforts to offer computer and digital skills to public tertiary institutions. 

 

The partnership, which is an initiative of ICDL, is aimed at br [...]

Wed, 19 June 2019


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