Education

Negotiate with ASUU, others, Kogi unions warn Bello

 

The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of trade unions of tertiary institutions owned by Kogi state has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the state government to negotiate with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Kogi State University, Anyigba chapter, and other aggrieved partie [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


CFTD trains over 300 French teachers in 61 COEs

 

As the third Nigerian French Language Project winds down, the Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, has said over 300 French teachers have been trained by the Centre for French Teaching and Documentation, CFTD, in 61 Colleges of Education.

Anwukah, who des [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


’Lack of capacity stalled 2011-2015 education roadmaps’

Nigeria’s 4-year strategic plan for the development of education, 2011-2015, failed to achieve its goals because of inadequate capacity of policy makers, planners and administrators, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said. 

Adamu spoke in Abuja while delivering openi [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Borno gets NUC’s approval for new varsity

As part of efforts to restore its glory in educational development, the Borno State government has secured approval for a new university located in its capital, Maiduguri. 

Governor Kashim Shettima, who led a state delegation to the National Universities Commission, NUC, in Abuja for the a [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


FG approves rebuilding of UniJos library

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has approved the rebuilding of the library complex of University of Jos which was razed by a blistering inferno in October 8, 2016.

Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, who disclosed this during an [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Employment level drop 20 consecutive times

Nigeria’s employment index recorded another decline, as the latest Purchasing Managers Index, PMI, published by the Central Bank of Nigeria showed that employment level dropped by a point level.
Employment level index in the month of October 2016 stood at 42.2 points away from the 41.2 poi [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016


ASUU accuses FG of debasing Nigeria

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has lashed out at the Federal Government for allegedly debasing the nation.
National President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who spoke at a public lecture in University of Ibadan, decried the economic woes confronting the nation.
Ogunyemi said &ld [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016


Nigeria increases list of approved varsities to 152

The Nigerian government has increased the number of approved universities in the country to 152, following its recent approval of 8 new private universities.
Most of the approved universities are located in the nation’s South where its population has relative advantage in educational attai [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016


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