Imo gets sixth state university

The Imo State Government has secured the approval of the National Universities Commission, NUC, for additional three universities, bringing the total number of universities’ owned by the state to six.

The recent approval comes barely three weeks after the commission approved University of [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

FUCs admission: FG to give priority to non-indigenes

The Federal Government has said it would give priority attention to candidates who apply for admission into unity schools outside their states of origin.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, stated this in Abuja at a briefing on the presentation of the result of the 2019/2020 National Comm [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019

UBEC, institutions pledge to improve teachers’ capacity

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, and selected training institutions have pledged their commitment to improve teacher capacity in the basic education sub-sector.

The stakeholders made the commitment in Abuja during a 2-day meeting organised by UBEC for representatives of Training [...]

Sun, 05 May 2019

TRCN to start online examination for Nigerians in diaspora

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, would soon commence online Teachers Professional Qualifying Examination, TPQE, for education graduates who have travelled abroad without registering with the council.

TRCN, in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr Ojewuyi Olumuyiwa, said the Reg [...]

Sun, 05 May 2019

COEASU kicks as FG commences IPPIS verification in COEs

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, has kicked against the ongoing biometric verification to enrol staffers of public colleges of education into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System IPPIS.

The union, in a communique delivered at the end of its Expanded Nat [...]

Sun, 05 May 2019

Unity Schools: 75,635 jostle for 25,000 admission spaces

No fewer than 75, 635 candidates sat for the 2019 Common Entrance Examination into the 104 Federal Unity Colleges on Saturday.

The examination which was conducted by the National Examinations Council, NECO, is expected to fill only 25,000 admission spaces in all 104 unity schools across the cou [...]

Mon, 29 April 2019

TETFund: varsities, others get N10m for research training

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has allocated N10 million to each public university, polytechnic and college of education to organise trainings for lecturers on how to write research proposals.

Executive secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, who disclosed this at an Interactiv [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019

Why we cancelled results of 2 centres in Abia

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it cancelled the results of two Computer Based, CBT, centres in Abia State because of “widespread irregularities” during the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

JAMB, in its Weekly Bulleti [...]

Fri, 26 April 2019


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