Education

NUC, ASUU, others back amendments to 9 varsities’ laws

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has backed proposed amendments to the laws establishing nine federal universities.

Executive secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, said the commission   was   fully   in support and even canvass for the establishment of [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


Vice Chancellors charged to tackle sexual harassment

Vice Chancellors of Nigerian universities have been charged to publish names of lecturers engaged in sexual harassment of students.

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed stated this in Ede, Osun State at the 33rd annual conference of the Associa [...]

Fri, 14 September 2018


UBEC tasks SUBEBS on stakeholder engagement

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has said the success of the UBE programme will depend largely on meaningful stakeholder engagement, participation and support from national, state, LGEA and community levels.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hammid Bobboyyi, stated this in Kano at [...]

Mon, 10 September 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


FG backs upgrade of FRSC academies in Udi, Shendam

The Federal Government has expressed support for the upgrade of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Academy in Udi, Enugu State, and FRSC training institution in Shendam, Plateau state.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, assured the agency of necessary support to ensure that the institu [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


TETFund disburses N2bn to army varsity

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has announced the approval of N2billion take-off grant for the Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, said the allocation letter will be issued as soon as the 2018 intervention guidelines are a [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


2018 UTME: over 1.5 million candidates await admission

Over 1.5 million candidates who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, are still awaiting admissions from tertiary institutions of their choice.

The long wait for admission continues five months after the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, conducted the [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


Stakeholders Charge Parents On Adolescents Sexuality Education

Stakeholders working with adolescents in Lagos State has charged parents to initiate early sexuality education for youths as well as adolescents in order to reduce deaths from unplanned pregnancy and unsafe abortions.

Speaking to journalists at an event in Lagos, the Executive Director, Youth E [...]

Sat, 01 September 2018


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