Fed. Poly Nasarawa gets new rector

The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Abdulahi Ahmed Alhassan as the Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa.

A statement from the office of the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the appointment is with immediate effect from the 31st of December 2018 and for an [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019

US partners TETFund to scale up scholarships

The United States Government and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, are collaborating to scale up scholarships offered to Nigerian academics.

Cultural Affairs Officer of the United States in Nigeria, Mr. Sterling Tilley, said US and the Fund could partner on Fulbright’s Scholarsh [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019

2019 polls: schools shut down nationwide

As Nigerians go to the polls to elect a new President and Members of the National Assembly, on Saturday 16th February, 2019, schools across the country have been shut down.

The shutdown is part of efforts by public and private school owners to ensure that students are not caught in the mix shou [...]

Fri, 15 February 2019

Nexford varsity launches online degrees, targets Nigerian students

Nexford University has disclosed plans to launch affordable online degree programmes which will target Nigerian students.

In a statement, CEO Nexford, Fadl Al Tarzi, said the institution has acquired $6 million funding to provide affordable and quality education [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Korea pledges improved collaboration with Nigeria on UBE

The Korean Government has pledged increased collaboration and partnership with the Nigerian Government towards improved Universal Basic Education, UBE, delivery.

A statement by the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, said the commitment was the outcome of the parley between Nigerian and [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Why we suspended 3-month old strike- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it suspended its three-month-old strike conditionally after carefully reviewing its engagement with the federal government.

ASUU National President, Comrade Biodun Ogunyemi, who spoke at a Press Conference in Abuja, said the union’s [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

NECO releases Nov/DEC 2018 examination results

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has announced the release of the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination, SSSCE, for external candidates.

Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, who made the announcement in a statement available to newsmen in Abuja, said 59,963 [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Buhari flags off oil drilling in Gongola basin

The search for commercial hydrocarbon deposits in Nigeria’s frontier explorations basin commenced last Saturday with the official flag-off of drilling activities in the Kolmani River II Oil Well in the Gongola basin of Benue Trough by President Muhammadu Buhari.


Mon, 04 February 2019


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PhotoAbout 900 children ‘released’ from CJTF in Nigeria- UNICEF

As part of its commitment to end, prevent the recruitment and use of children, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, says a total of 894 [...]

10 May 2019

PhotoNGO bags 2019 UN SDG award

A non-governmental organisation, Follow The Money, has emerged winner of the United Nations, UN, Sustainable Development Goals Mobilizer Award.


10 May 2019