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NUC moves to reform Nigerian universities

As Nigerian universities struggle to meet the nation’s manpower needs, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has commenced efforts towards reforming the system to enhance graduate employability.

Speaking at a workshop on the Proposed Higher Education Reform and African Centres of Exc [...]

Wed, 21 March 2018


2018 UTME: JAMB releases results of 1,502,978 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the results of 1,502,978 out of the 1,652,825 candidates who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

 

JAMB, in a press statement released late Tuesday by its Spokesperson, Dr Fabia [...]

Wed, 21 March 2018


FUC teachers charged to make students security conscious

Teachers in the 104 Federal Unity Colleges across Nigeria have been charged to cultivate security consciousness in the minds of their students.

The charge, which was delivered by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arch Sonny Echono, comes on the heels of the recent abductio [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018


Wesley University seeks FG’s support for deaf centre

Wesley University, Ondo, has advocated Federal Government’s support for the establishment of a deaf centre to cater for the tertiary education needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing Nigerians.

Registrar of the university, Mrs Chioma Obasi, said the establishment of the centre was in li [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018


Nigeria partners Commonwealth on child-friendly school models

As Nigeria joins 53 Commonwealth nations to celebrate the 2018 Commonwealth Day, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said the country is working in partnership with the organisation to mainstream child-friendly school models.

 

Adamu, who stated this in Abuja at the 20 [...]

Wed, 14 March 2018


NUC processing 272 applications for new universities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has said it is currently processing 272 applications for various new universities in the country.

 

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, disclosed this in Abuja while issuing a letter of approval to G [...]

Wed, 14 March 2018


FG confident of ICT breakthrough in colleges

The Federal Government is seizing every available opportunity in Information, Communication Technology, ICT, to produce a new crop of college students who will proffer solutions to the nation’s peculiar needs.

Permanent Secretary, Federal ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, said in [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018


FG approves CISCO IoT in six colleges

 

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has disclosed that government has approved Cisco Network Academy to establish the Internet of Things IoT, innovative centers in six Federal Unity Colleges across the six geopolitical zones.

Adamu stated this at the official com [...]

Sat, 10 March 2018


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