Education

Okojie bows out as NUC boss

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, is due to bow out this week after completing two tenures in office.
Okojie, who assumed office on August, 3, 2006, has superintended over the licensing of over 17 states, 52 private and 12 federal universities [...]

Sat, 13 August 2016


FG urges ASUP calm over labour issues

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, to be patient as efforts were being made to address all their demands within available resources.
Adamu’s appeal follows recent threats by ASUP at a workshop in Kaduna to embark on [...]

Sat, 13 August 2016


NOUN students demand action on admission into law school

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, chapter of Law Students Association of Nigeria, LAWSAN, has called on relevant authorities to resolve the impasse surrounding admission of NOUN law graduates into Law School.
President of LAWSAN, Mr. Paul Oyemike, who stated this in Abuja at the 2nd [...]

Sat, 13 August 2016


Stakeholders urged to make history core subject in schools

Stakeholders in the education sector have been urged to make history a compulsory subject in the school curriculum across the country.
Imo state Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, made the appeal in Owerri at the 6th South East Regional Conference of the Historical Society of Nigeria with the [...]

Sat, 13 August 2016


World university rankings: Nigerian varsities fail again

Nigerian universities have failed to make the list of 1,000 best universities in the world, in latest rankings released by a Jeddah-based organization, the Centre for World University Rankings, CWUR.
The CWUR rankings released this week however placed Nigeria 80th in the list of countries with h [...]

Fri, 15 July 2016


Bogoro tasks African leaders on ’less privileged’

Former Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has challenged African leaders to support the less privileged in order to conquer the hindrances to the advancement of the continent.
Bogoro spoke in Abuja after receiving the prestigious African Achieve [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


JAMB extends direct entry registration to July 29

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has extended the closure date for the 2016 direct entry registration to July 29th, 2016.
In a statement posted on its website, the board advised candidates to take advantage of the opportunity and complete their registration at any JAMB-approve [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


FG pegs post-UTME screening fees at N2, 500

Indications have emerged that the Federal Government may have reversed its position on post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, as it has pegged a fee of N2, 500 for Post-UTME screening exercise.
A statement issued in Abuja by the Secretary-General of Association of Vice Chancellor [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


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