Education

FG licences 30 new varsities in four years

The Federal Government has said it licensed 30 new universities between 2015 and 2019 as part of efforts to address inadequate access to university education in the country.

Speaking at a weekend press briefing in Abuja, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the 30 new universities [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


KOICA to complete Nigeria-Korea Model School Abuja

Korea International Cooperation Agency, KOICA, has expressed commitment towards completing on-going KOICA interventions in Nigeria especially the Nigeria-Korea Model School located in Abuja.

Newly-appointed Country Director of KOICA to Nigeria, Mr. Woochan Chang, said the agency also plans to e [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


UNIMAID VC expresses confidence in Bogoro

The Vice Chancellor of University of Maiduguri, Prof Ibrahim Njodi, has expressed confidence in the leadership qualities of the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro.

Njodi, who led a delegation of the University to Abuja to congratulate Bogoro on h [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019


Fed. Poly Nasarawa gets new rector

The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Abdulahi Ahmed Alhassan as the Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa.

A statement from the office of the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the appointment is with immediate effect from the 31st of December 2018 and for an [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019


US partners TETFund to scale up scholarships

The United States Government and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, are collaborating to scale up scholarships offered to Nigerian academics.

Cultural Affairs Officer of the United States in Nigeria, Mr. Sterling Tilley, said US and the Fund could partner on Fulbright’s Scholarsh [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019


2019 polls: schools shut down nationwide

As Nigerians go to the polls to elect a new President and Members of the National Assembly, on Saturday 16th February, 2019, schools across the country have been shut down.

The shutdown is part of efforts by public and private school owners to ensure that students are not caught in the mix shou [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019


Nexford varsity launches online degrees, targets Nigerian students

Nexford University has disclosed plans to launch affordable online degree programmes which will target Nigerian students.

In a statement, CEO Nexford, Fadl Al Tarzi, said the institution has acquired $6 million funding to provide affordable and quality education [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


Korea pledges improved collaboration with Nigeria on UBE

The Korean Government has pledged increased collaboration and partnership with the Nigerian Government towards improved Universal Basic Education, UBE, delivery.

A statement by the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, said the commitment was the outcome of the parley between Nigerian and [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


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