Education

Uni-Ilorin, others get N125mn JAMB awards

University of Ilorin and four tertiary institutions have bagged national admissions’ performance merit awards, carting away N125 million as price money doled out by the organizer, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB.

Each of the institution won N25 million at the award cere [...]

Mon, 27 May 2019


TETFund wants establishment of national research foundation

As part of efforts to deepen research and development, R and D, in the country, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has advocated the establishment of a National Research and Development Foundation by a law of the National Assembly.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Elias Bo [...]

Mon, 27 May 2019


FG gives agencies matching orders to sanitise public exams

The Federal Government has ordered agencies conducting public examinations in the country to clean up their registration processes to restore credibility in the system.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who gave the directive in Bwari, Abuja while commissioning the remodelled headquarte [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


LRCN urges state governments to support public libraries

The Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, has called on state governments to support public libraries by providing ICT facilities to enable them link up with library consortiums and share e-Resources.

Registrar of LRCN, Prof Michael Afolabi, also called on all organizations t [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


Provost gets COEASU award for labour friendliness

The Provost of the Federal College of Education, Technical, Umunze, Anambra State, Dr Tessy Okoli, has been awarded labour-friendly provost by the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU.

Okoli received the award at the 6th national conference of COEASU held in Federal College of Edu [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


2019 UTME: how fraudsters infiltrated JAMB centres

The battle to sustain credible Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, became fierce in 2019 as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, struggled to fend off fraudsters during the exercise.

Registrar of JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, who gave the indication during a press brief [...]

Sun, 19 May 2019


30-year olds to make up half of world population by 2030

President of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, María Espinosa, has projected a global rise in youth population, predicting that youth below the age of 30 year will make up half of the world population between now and 2030.

Espinosa, who stated this while delivering a lecture at the U [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


Imo gets sixth state university

The Imo State Government has secured the approval of the National Universities Commission, NUC, for additional three universities, bringing the total number of universities’ owned by the state to six.

The recent approval comes barely three weeks after the commission approved University of [...]

Fri, 10 May 2019


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