Education

NUPEMCO: varsity pension rises to N12.5bn

The Nigerian University Pension Management Company Limited, NUPEMCO, has collected N12.5b as contributory pension from university staff in less than two years.

A NUPEMCO delegation led by Alhaji Aliyu Atiku disclosed this in Abuja when they paid a working visit to the Minister of Education, Mal [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019


FG opens portal for 2020/2021 BEA scholarships

A portal has been opened by the federal government to commence registration for aptitude test to enlist candidates for the 2020/2021 Bilateral Educational Agreement, BEA, scholarships.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, announced in a statement signed by the Deputy Director of Press in t [...]

Sun, 03 November 2019


Ministry launches virtual class on cyber security

Worried by the inherent dangers in the use of cyberspace, the Ministry of Education has launched a virtual class for training of its staff on cyber security.

Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said the class became necessary as government appreciates both the potentials [...]

Sun, 20 October 2019


UBE: UNICEF seeks active role by state legislators

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has initiated moves to equip State Houses of Assembly to play a more active role in the implementation of the Universal Basic Education programme of Nigeria.

A representative of UNICEF, Dr Rosemary Nwaungwu, said the Fund wants to equip the legi [...]

Sun, 20 October 2019


FG to build 16 technical schools

The Federal Government has said it is embarking on the construction of 16 technical schools across the country to bridge the skills gap among the youth and meet the nation’s manpower needs.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said, last Thursday, that the move was part of the Minist [...]

Sun, 20 October 2019


NECO wants policy to promote discipline, honesty in schools

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has urged the Federal Government to formulate a deliberate policy aimed at promoting discipline and a culture of honesty among teachers, school administrators and students.

Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, stated this in a brief submitted to t [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


NUC rejects degrees acquired below 3 years

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has said it would not accept degrees acquired in less than three academic years from any African country.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, said some Nigerians were lured by mushroom institutions in African countries to obtain degrees [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


Nigeria needs to enrol more girls in school- UNICEF

 

 

 

 

 

 

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate the 2019 International Day of the Girl Child, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has called on the countr [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


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