Education

Stakeholders want an urgent policy on TVET

As youth unemployment in Nigeria continues to soar, stakeholders have advocated an urgent formulation of a policy on Technical and Vocational Education, and Training, TVET, to address the challenge.

Speaking at a meeting with officials of the Ministry of Education, in Abuja, the Provost, Busine [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


UNIABUJA moves to address certificate complaints

Authorities of the University of Abuja have set up a committee to address complaints over collection of certificates by graduates of the institution.

Registrar of the university, Mrs. Rifkatu Swanta, who disclosed this exclusively to the Abuja Inquirer in her office at Gwgwalada recently, assur [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


UniMaid draws over N11bn TETFund allocation - Baffa

The University of Maiduguri, UniMaid, has accessed over N11billion allocation from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, out of the over N12billion allocated to it from 1999 till date.

 

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, disclosed this while commissioning an [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


Insecurity hampering girls’ education in Zamfara

The wave of bloody attacks on Zamfara communities by bandits and cattle rustlers is weighing heavily on the education of girls in the affected communities.

The violent attacks which have shut down some schools, have forced many young children of school age to relocate to safer communities along [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


NUC will not allow 100% online degrees- Rasheed

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, has said the commission will not allow 100 per cent running of online degrees in Nigeria as it could spell doom for the university system.

Rasheed, who [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


FG to establish teachers’ education development fund

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has hinted on efforts by the Federal Government to develop a framework for teachers’ education development funds account, TEDFA, to support teachers’ professional advancement.

Adamu, who spoke at a on [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


Skyline University gets NUC provisional license

 

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has issued a provisional license to Skyline University, Kano, bringing the number of private universities in the country to 75.

NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, who issued the license in Abuja, warned its proprietor to stri [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


ASUU berates FG over failure to stop killings

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has sharply criticized the Federal Government over its failure to end the wanton destruction of lives and property across the country.

ASUU National President, Comrade Biodun Ogunyemi, who mad [...]

Sat, 14 July 2018


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