Education

FUCs principals, teachers to undergo security training

Principals and teachers of the 104 Unity Colleges, FUCs, are to undergo training on security awareness as part of the campaign towards tackling the surging violence against schools across Nigeria.

The proposed training which comes on the heels of the recent abduction and release of over 110 sch [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


Nigeria bans degrees from Ghanaian, others’ private varsities

The Nigerian Government has banned the issuance of eligibility letters to graduates of some private universities in African countries wishing to participate in the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, while announcing the ban in Abuja, said the private u [...]

Sun, 15 April 2018


Nigeria launches 2017/2018 global education monitoring report

Nigeria has launched the 2017/2018 global education monitoring report with support from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who launched the report in Abuja, said the annual report has become a good platform for [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


Adamu worries over low registration for 2018 common entrance

Ahead of the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination for admission into the 104 Federal Government Colleges on Saturday, April 14, 2018, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has expressed worry over low registration for the examination.

 

A statement by the Director of P [...]

Wed, 04 April 2018


Nigerian Student For Global Entrepreneur’s Awards

A Microbiology student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Olarewaju Fadodun, will compete the 2017 Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards holding next Tuesday in Toronto, Canada.

Falodun, who runs Temophadis International grossed $9,000 in revenue last year, producing and [...]

Wed, 04 April 2018


TETFund disburses over N6.3b to Bali polytechnic

The Federal Government has disbursed over N6.3billion to Federal Polytechnic, Bali, Taraba State through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund since 2011.

A statement by TETFund’s Director of Corporate Affairs and Public Relations, Mr. Benn Ebikwo, said the disbursement was part of g [...]

Wed, 04 April 2018


Buhari appoints class teacher member of NTI Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a young private school teacher, Mrs. Maureen Paulinus, as a Member of the Board of the National Teachers Institute, Kaduna.

Maureen was inaugurated in Abuja, last Thursday, along with the Chairman of the NTI Board, Senator Kaka Mallam Yale, and Boards of [...]

Fri, 23 March 2018


NUC moves to reform Nigerian universities

As Nigerian universities struggle to meet the nation’s manpower needs, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has commenced efforts towards reforming the system to enhance graduate employability.

Speaking at a workshop on the Proposed Higher Education Reform and African Centres of Exc [...]

Wed, 21 March 2018


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