Universities in the country are to commence full subscription of e-books and journals from a South Africa-based resource provider, EBSCOHOST, from 2017.
Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the free trial period [...]
For 12 years, only 59 percent of rural community children, aged 6 to 11 years attended primary school, while 46 percent, aged 12 to 17 years attended secondary school. In this report, Godfrey AKON examines causes of low enrolment into rural primary schools, attendance issues and ways of tackling the c [...]
As part of efforts to find lasting solutions to challenges bedevilling the tertiary education subsector, the Senate has disclosed plans to organise roundtable conference on legislative agenda in tertiary education.
Chairman Senate Committee on Education, Sen. Binta Garba, who disclosed this rec [...]
As the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, considers plans to float a socialist party, the union has again openly opposed liberal democratic norms which have had corrupting influence on Nigerians.
Speaking during a press conference in Abuja, the National President of ASUU, Dr. Nasir Isa [...]
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has called for the removal of English Language as part of entry requirements into universities and other tertiary institutions.
Okorocha made the call in Abuja when he led a delegation of Imo State Government to the National University Commission, NUC, to sec [...]
A South Africa-based online resource provider, EBSCO, has granted the National Universities Commission, NUC, six months trial access to its e-books and e-journals before commencing full subscription.
Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, disclosed this in Abuja at a workshop to train [...]
In 2015, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, adopted the Computer-Based Test, CBT, as the singular mode for conducting the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, thus abolishing the use of Paper-Pencil Test, PPT. In this report, Godfrey AKON examines the setbacks, struggles [...]
The Feed and Read Program for Girls, a literacy scheme of the American University of Nigeria, AUN, for disadvantaged young girls in the Yola-Jimeta community, recently received a boost from Vicki Marsha Uniforms, a California-based school uniforms company.
The university said i [...]
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