Education

FCT minister backs closure of 556 private schools

FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, has thrown his weight behind a decision by the FCT Education Secretariat to shut down over 556 illegal private schools operating in Abuja.

Bello spoke on the sidelines of the flag off of the 2015/2016 annual school census in Abuja, last week, maintaining tha [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


FG won’t reverse decision on sacked VCs - Adamu

Despite widespread condemnation that has continued to trail the Federal Government’s decision to sack 13 vice chancellors of universities, Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has maintained that government won’t reverse the dismissal.

Adamu, who until the time of this report [...]

Sun, 21 February 2016


Pupils at a school library donated by Ace Charity foundation

 

Pupils at a school library donated by Ace Charity foundation to LEA Primary School, Apo Resettlement Area, in Abuja.

Sun, 14 February 2016


North-East teachers train on reading techniques

As part of efforts to improve the quality of basic education delivery, the Federal Government has embarked on training of primary school teachers in the North-East zone on teaching techniques in reading and comprehension.

The training, which is part of the capacity building initiative of the Fe [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


FG considers N40k pay for 500,000 new teachers

The Federal Government has said it could pay a monthly salary of N40, 000 to each of the graduate and NCE teachers to be recruited, trained and deployed to primary schools across the country.

Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, who disclosed this while inaugurating the recrui [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


Lafia varsity deploys bandwidth IT, bans handouts

Federal University, Lafia, Nassarawa State, has fully interconnected its services to the Nigeria Research and Education Network, NgREN, an internet broadband network operated by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

Speaking during the commissioning of the project in Abuja through video co [...]

Sun, 14 February 2016


IYC tasks Bayelsa youth on reading culture

Youth in Bayelsa State have been enjoined to invest their time and energy in personal development through acquiring and reading books rather than in acts of violence.

President of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Udengs Eradiri, gave the charge when members of the Association of Nigerian Authors, A [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


Nigeria, Finland to strengthen partnership on education

Nigeria and Finland are to strengthen cooperation on technical and vocational education, as well as applied sciences and teacher education, among others.

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu gave the indication in Abuja, while receiving a Finish trade delegation on a visit to the Ministry [...]

Sat, 06 February 2016


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