Education

FG commits N3bn to scholarships in 3 years

The Nigerian government said it spent N3 billion on award of various scholarship schemes in the last three years.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this recently at a briefing in Abuja, said the move was to support indigent brilliant students across the country to realise [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


JMPP flags off nationwide campaign, as candidate takes oath

The presidential candidate of Justice Must Prevail Party, JMPP, Apostle Sunday Eguzolugo, has officially flagged off campaigns for the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Also, the presidential candidate took oath to live by the dictates of the 12 items contained in the party's manif [...]

Sat, 15 December 2018


CSOs laud NECO, JAMB over anti-corruption

 A coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, has extolled the anticorruption stance of the National Examinations Council, NECO, and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which has led to the remittance of several billions of naira into federal coffers.

 

Fri, 14 December 2018


Why we suspended strike- COEASU

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, has said the union suspended its two-month-old strike because it received reassurances from the federal government that their key demands would be met.

National President of COEASU, Comrade Nuhu Ogirima, who made the announcement in Abuja [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


FGC Minna wins FUCs maiden football competition

Federal Government College (FGC) Minna has won the maiden edition of the Federal Government Colleges Football Competition in the male category after beating FGC Sokoto 4-2 in regulation time.

Goals from top scorer, Emmanuel Ode, and his teammates helped FGC Minna to emerge victorious in the com [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


TRCN registers over 500,000 teachers in two years

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has said it carried out over 500,000 registrations between August of 2016 and 2018, in line with its mandate to ensure professionalization of teachers in the country.

 

Speaking at a Roundtable with Education Correspondents Associa [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


Adamu advocates 15% state, federal budget to education

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has urged the federal and state governments to start allocating at least 15 per cent of their annual budgets to education.

Adamu stated this at a 2-day stakeholders’ workshop in Abuja on Sustainable Funding for Education in Nigeria, jointly organize [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


FG kicks off education sector reforms

The Federal Government has said it is currently implementing reforms in the education sector to boost the delivery of services to Nigerians.

Speaking at a One-day Sensitisation Workshop on Reform Agenda and Awareness Campaign on Self-values Orientation for Directors of the Education Ministry an [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


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