Education

Monarch wants office holders to emulate JAMB

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on public office holders to emulate the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which recently return over N7 billion to federal government coffers.

 Addressing participants at the presentation of a book in hono [...]

Sat, 03 March 2018


TETFund restates commitment to provide ‘iconic varsity infrastructure’

 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has restated commitment to vigorously pursue its strategic mandate of providing essential infrastructure for teaching and learning in public tertiary institutions.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, stated this in Minna [...]

Sat, 03 March 2018


JAMB frowns at parents accompanying wards to exams

 

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has frowned at the attitude of some parents accompanying candidates to examination centres.

Oloyede made the remarks while monitoring the conduct of the Mock Unified Tertiary Matricul [...]

Fri, 02 March 2018


Compulsory education: Bayelsa threatens parents with imprisonment

The Bayelsa State Executive Council has threatened to arrest and prosecute any parent who refused to send his or her child to school to acquire formal education. 

The decision came on the heels of the signing into law of the Compulsory Primary and Secondary Education Law‎ by Governor S [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


Unemployment: FG moves to bridge skills gaps

As part of efforts to tackle the rising wave of unemployment across the country, the federal government has flagged off the Nigerian Skills Qualification Framework, NSQF, to bridge the skills gap among youths.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who flagged off the framework in Abuja, sai [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018


Buhari lauds TETFund over Dutsin-Ma varsity development

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, for its role in developing Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State.

Speaking at the joint 2nd and 3rd Convocation of the university in Dutsin-Ma, Buhari described TETFund as the single, largest development [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018


Unibuja To Honour Pastor Kumuyi With Honourary Doctorate Degree Feb 24

The University of Abuja has concluded plans to formally decorate the General superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry and Deeper Life Bible Church worldwide, Pastor WIlliam Folorunsho Kumuyi with an Honourary doctorate degree award.

 

The occasion of the investiture of t [...]

Wed, 14 February 2018


World Bank earmarks $611 million for school enrolments

The World Bank has allocated over $611 million US dollars to reintegrate Nigeria’s out-of-school children back to the formal school system.

An Education Specialist and Consultant with the global bank, Mr. Adebayo Solomon, disclosed this at the flag-off of the 2017/2018 annual school censu [...]

Wed, 14 February 2018


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