Education

TETFund enlists 14 new beneficiary institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has added 14 new public tertiary institutions to the growing list of beneficiaries of its statutory interventions, bringing the total number of beneficiaries to 216.

The approval which was made by the Board of Trustees of TETFund, followed numerous re [...]

Fri, 26 October 2018


COSFAN to offer voluntary services on education

As part of its commitment to ensure Nigeria achieves the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, in science and technology, the Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows Alumni Association of Nigeria, COSFAN, has expressed readiness to offer voluntary services on education.

Speaking at a meeting with the [...]

Fri, 26 October 2018


UBEC urges commitment to school census

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has urged states to be more committed towards ensuring that the ongoing national personnel audit yields expected results.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, stated this while interacting with the Management of Lagos State Universal Bas [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018


FG begs ASUP to shelve strike action

The Federal Government has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, to consider the plight of students and shelve its planned strike which is due to commence this week.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arch Sonny Echono, made the appeal in a meeting between [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018


No work no pay: COEASU dares FG, draws battle lines

As the Federal Government prepares to implement the no work no pay policy, the Colleges of Education Academic staff Union, COEASU, has called on its members across the country to prepare for a prolonged battle.

National President of COEASU, Nuhu Ogirima, in a statement released in Abuja, said t [...]

Sun, 21 October 2018


Northern leaders demand action on 13.2m out-of-school children

Traditional and religious leaders from northern Nigeria have demanded immediate action to tackle the rising number of out-of-school children in the country.

The leaders made the request in Kaduna at the Northern Nigeria Traditional Rulers Conference on Out-of-school Children jointly organized b [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Enugu wins 2018 NNPC quiz competition

Enugu State representative to the 2018 NNPC National Science Quiz Competition, Okeke Tony Kabilan, has emerged winner of the contest.

Okeke beat 17 other contestants with 75 points to emerge winner at the grand finale of the competition in Abuja last Tuesday.

No fewer than 18 states from [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Nigeria borrows $611m to support states’ out-of-school children

The Nigerian Government has secured a credit facility of $611 million to support states with the highest number of Out-of-school children, OSC, under the Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, programme.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this in Kaduna at the 2- [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


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