Education

Bogoro tasks African leaders on ’less privileged’

Former Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has challenged African leaders to support the less privileged in order to conquer the hindrances to the advancement of the continent.
Bogoro spoke in Abuja after receiving the prestigious African Achieve [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


JAMB extends direct entry registration to July 29

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has extended the closure date for the 2016 direct entry registration to July 29th, 2016.
In a statement posted on its website, the board advised candidates to take advantage of the opportunity and complete their registration at any JAMB-approve [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


FG pegs post-UTME screening fees at N2, 500

Indications have emerged that the Federal Government may have reversed its position on post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, as it has pegged a fee of N2, 500 for Post-UTME screening exercise.
A statement issued in Abuja by the Secretary-General of Association of Vice Chancellor [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


Nigeria to sign educational MoU with Sudan, Rwanda

The Federal Government has expressed readiness to sign Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Sudanese and Rwandan governments on educational cooperation.
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, dropped the hint in Abuja during separate meetings with the Ambassadors of both countries in h [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


CoEs issue backlog of 64,432 NCE certificates

The National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE, has said a backlog of 64, 432 Nigeria Certificate in Education, NCE, have been issued to students who graduated long ago from some of the Colleges.
Executive Secretary of NCCE, Prof. Monday Joshua, disclosed this in Abuja while presenting [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Five states get $100m GPE grant for girl-child education

Five states in the North-West geopolitical zone have been offered a grant of $100 million dollars by the Global Partnership for Education, GPE, for the provision of girl-child education.
World Bank Senior Education Specialist and Task Team Leader of GPE, Dr. Olatunde Adekola, disclosed this in A [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


SSANU wants more allocation to education sector

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has frowned at the amount allocated to the education sector in the 2016 budget urging the Federal Government to increase the allocation in line with UNESCO standard.
In a communiqué signed by its National President, Comrade Samson [...]

Fri, 10 June 2016


We are not recruiting teachers, yet - FG

The Federal Government has warned members of the public to disregard any information linking it with ongoing recruitment of teachers.
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, pledged to inform Nigerians when the government would commence the planned recruitment [...]

Mon, 06 June 2016


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