Education

NNPC wants effective university-industry partnership

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has advocated increased synergy between Nigerian universities and the oil and gas industry to harness the gains of the Nigerian content agenda in the sector.

Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, stated this at the 23rd, 24th and [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


WAEC confirms arrest of fraud syndicate, denies leakages

Authorities of the West African Examination Council, WAEC, have confirmed the arrest and parade of a syndicate specialised in carrying out massive examination fraud across the country, by a detachment of the Nigerian Police.

The Council, in a statement, said the individuals paraded by the polic [...]

Tue, 01 May 2018


FCT backs UBEC’s 2018 personnel audit

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammed Bello, has expressed support for the on-going enumeration of personnel and pupils of basic education schools across the country.

 

Speaking at the official flag-off of the 2018 National Personnel Audit, NPA, in Abuja, [...]

Tue, 01 May 2018


UBEC begins nationwide headcount of personnel, students

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has deployed 725 staff to commence a nationwide audit of private and public schools personnel and students on April 30, 2018.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Boboyyi, who made the announcement at a briefing in Abuja, said the exercise was pa [...]

Sat, 28 April 2018


FG allocates N2b to FUNAAB in TETFund intervention

The Federal Government has allocated over N2 billion to Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, to boost its infrastructural and academic development.

Director, Corporate Affairs and Public Relations in TETFund, Mr Benn Ebikwo, who disclos [...]

Sat, 28 April 2018


OAU suspends randy professor

Authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, have slammed a suspension on Prof. Richard Akindele, who was caught on a viral audio demanding sex from a postgraduate student to award her marks.

Akindele, a Professor of Management and Accounting, had been placed under invetigat [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018


Lagos enrolls highest candidates for unity colleges

Lagos State has enrolled the highest number of candidates for admission into the 104 Unity Colleges in 2018 as over 25, 000 candidates from the state were among the 80,000 candidates who sat for the National Common Entrance Examination for admissions into the Colleges last Saturday.

The test wh [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018


FUCs principals, teachers to undergo security training

Principals and teachers of the 104 Federal Unity Colleges, FUCs, are to undergo training on security awareness as part of the campaign towards tackling the surging violence against schools across Nigeria.

The proposed training which comes on the heels of the recent abduction and release of over [...]

Sat, 21 April 2018


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