UNIABUJA loses former VC

A one-time Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Prof. Joseph Nwafor Nwabueze, is dead.

Nwabueze’s death was announced by the university in a statement signed by the spokesperson of the institution, Mr. Waziri Garba.

The university said Nwabueze was a professor [...]

Fri, 15 December 2017

NCCE moves to rid Colleges of Education of plagiarism

The National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE, is combining efforts with a United Kingdom-based ICT company, Sixgold Technologies, to tackle plagiarism in the colleges.

Executive Chairman of Sixgold, Dr Kingsley Aguoru, said the partnership would lead to the establishment of a Tertiar [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017

Adamu mulls reintroduction of school sports

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said government is aware of the need to re-introduce school sports in all schools as a way of raising a pool of talents for selection in national and international competitions.

Adamu, who stated this at the maiden edition of the Federal Ed [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017

NUC to train academics in journal publication

Worried by the dearth of cutting-edge research and publication of quality journals in Nigerian universities, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has concluded plans to carry out nationwide training of junior and middle-career lecturers on academic publishing.

Director of Research, Innova [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017

Ortom approves 500 Candidates For ITF Training

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has increased the number of trainees that will participate in the next skills acquisition scheme of the Industrial Training Funds, ITF, in the state from 300 to 500.

He announced the increase when the management team of the fund led by the Director General, Jos [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017

Minister advocates special education commission to stimulate inclusiveness

The Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, has called on government to give a waiver for the establishment of a special education commission as provided in the national policy on education, NPE, to ensure inclusive education in the country.

Anwukah, who spoke at the 2017 Nigeria [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017

Japan Completes N32m Primary School Project in Gwagwalada

The Embassy of Japan has announced that the construction of local government education authority Angwa Dio Primary School in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory has been completed with the new classrooms ready for handover to the FCT Universal Basic Education Board.

In a st [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017

TETFund interventions: ASUU vows to resist private varsities inclusion

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has vowed to resist any attempt to include private univer [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017


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