Education

FG restates commitment to French language project

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to promoting the teaching and learning of French language in Nigeria especially at the basic education level.

A statement from the Ministry of Education said the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah stated this during a cour [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Pakistan wants MoU on education with Nigeria

As part of efforts to strengthen cooperation with Nigeria, the Pakistani Government has stressed the need to sign a Memorandum of Understanding earlier developed on educational relations between the two countries.

High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Nigeria, Mr. Agha Umar F [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Veritas varsity matriculates 452 students, VC warns on cultism

Vice Chancellor of Veritas University, Abuja, Prof. Michael Kwanahie, has restated the institution’s zero tolerance for cultism and other social vices commonly associated with students in tertiary institutions.

Kwanashie, who issued the warning while delivering an address at the 8th matri [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


FG develops guidelines on quality assurance

As part of efforts to further strengthen quality education delivery in the country, the Federal Government has commenced the process of developing a Guideline on National Education Quality Assurance Policy, NEQAP. 

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Minimum wage: NUT seeks NASS action against private schools

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has called on the National Assembly to sanction private schools over their refusal to comply with the N18,000 national minimum wage policy, despite their sizes and financial viability.

President of the NUT, Comrade Michael Olukoya, who made the call in Abuja [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Buhari tasks Nigerian varsities on SDGs

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined all universities in Nigeria to make significant contributions to the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs.

Buhari gave the charge in Abuja at the 5th convocation ceremony of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN.

The president [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


ICICE receive $5,000 for competition won in Azerbaijan

An Abuja-based Islamic Organization, International Centre for Islamic Culture and Education, ICICE, has been presented awards for it victory at the 2015 prestigious literary prize of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, ISESCO.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, [...]

Fri, 15 January 2016


Subscribe to NgREN or risk sanctions, NUC warns varsities

Universities in the country have been warned to subscribe to the Nigerian Research and Educational Network, NgREN, internet broadband services or risk sanctions from the National Universities Commission, NUC.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, who issued the warning in Abuja at a [...]

Fri, 15 January 2016


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