Education

FG backs upgrade of FRSC academies in Udi, Shendam

The Federal Government has expressed support for the upgrade of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Academy in Udi, Enugu State, and FRSC training institution in Shendam, Plateau state.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, assured the agency of necessary support to ensure that the institu [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


TETFund disburses N2bn to army varsity

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has announced the approval of N2billion take-off grant for the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, said the allocation letter will be issued as soon as the 2018 intervention guidelines are a [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


2018 UTME: over 1.5 million candidates await admission

Over 1.5 million candidates who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, are still awaiting admissions from tertiary institutions of their choice.

The long wait for admission continues five months after the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, conducted the [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


Stakeholders Charge Parents On Adolescents Sexuality Education

Stakeholders working with adolescents in Lagos State has charged parents to initiate early sexuality education for youths as well as adolescents in order to reduce deaths from unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortions.

Speaking to journalists at an event in Lagos, the Executive Director, Youth E [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


UNICEF: 24 children released from military custody

No fewer than 24 children suspected of ties with Boko Haram have been released from the Nigerian Army administrative custody in north-eastern Nigeria.

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in a statement, welcomed the release of the 24 children aged 12 to 17, stating that the figure [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


NUC approves distance learning programme for UNN

The University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, has been given approval by the National Universities Commission, NUC, to run its distance learning programme.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, in a letter to the Vice-Chancellor of UNN, Prof Benjamin Ozumba, said the Centre for Distance a [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


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