Queens College flu: FG to attach FGCs to hospitals

An infectious flu that recently ravaged Queens College, Lagos, has triggered a new policy move by the Federal Government to affiliate all 104 Unity Schools to public and private hospitals at close proximity.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, who disclosed th [...]

Sun, 06 October 2019

Nigerian-made drugs, more reliable -Health expert

Some Nigerian-made drugs have been described as more reliable and potent in preventive and curative of diseases than foreign made drugs.

Dr. Ijeoma Nwafor, an Abuja based public health specialist, stated this in Abuja at an interactive forum with journalists.

Nwafor said that some foreig [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019

Adamu tasks council on ICT skills among youth

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has charged the Governing Council of Computer Professionals of Nigeria, CPN, to ensure Nigeria produces youth equipped with Information and Technology skills.  

Adamu, who gave the charge while inaugurating the council in Abuja, said CPN w [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019

TETFund embarks on 20-year review of interventions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has constituted a Technical Advisory Committee on Impact Assessment, TACIA, to evaluate its interventions in tertiary institutions across the country in the past 20 years.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the committee in Abuja, the Executive [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019

Many young Nigerians left behind on education- UNICEF

As the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, kicks off a conversation among Nigerian youths on the kind of country they want, the global body has decried the large number of young Nigerians “left behind” on education.

UNICEF's Country Representative,  Peter Hawkins, s [...]

Tue, 10 September 2019

FG demands states’ commitment to out-of-school children

The Federal Government has demanded increased commitment from the 36 states and the FCT to address the out-of-school children peril bedevilling the country.

Minister of State for Education, Hon Emeka Nwajiuba, made the remarks during a visit to the Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, [...]

Sun, 08 September 2019

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


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