Education

Funding: polys convert consultancy units to coys

Some polytechnics in the country have converted their Consultancy Units to limited liability companies to bolster their revenue generation.

Chairman of the Committee of Chairmen Governing Councils of Federal Polytechnics, Mohammed Abubakar, disclosed in Abuja during a visit to the Minister of E [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


Over 1.9 million candidates register for 2020 UTME

As registration for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, ends nationwide, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, has disclosed that over 1.9 million candidates registered for the exercise.

Oloyede, who revealed this while s [...]

Sun, 23 February 2020


ACE: 53 African varsities converge in Abuja to consolidate impact

As the first phase of the world Bank-funded African Centres of Excellence, ACE, project winds down, centres from 53 universities located in 12 West African countries are set to converge in Abuja to strengthen implementation and impact of the project.

 

Sun, 16 February 2020


Flooding: FEMA warns residents on early signs

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have been asked to take precautionary measures against disaster especially during the rainy season.

Officials of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, and other stakeholders particularly asked residents in the flood-prone areas to be consc [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


Only 40% of 2019 education budget implemented- Adamu

As Nigeria’s education sector continues to grapple with enormous challenges, the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has revealed that only 40 per cent of the 2019 budget has so far been implemented.

Adamu, who has been Minister of Education for the fifth year, also decried inadequ [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


States fail to access N73bn UBEC fund

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, says a total of N73 billion allocation for Universal Basic Education programme for the year 2019 has not been accessed by the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, disclosed this while mak [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


TETFund tasks academic researchers on solving Nigeria’s problems

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has challenged academic researchers in the country to carry out researches that would solve Nigeria's developmental problems.



Why TETFund submitted 2014-2016 accounts late- Bogoro

 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, on Monday responded to a National Assembly inquiry over a report of the Auditor General of the Federation which alleged infractions by the Fund in the submission of its 2014- 2016 accounts.

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Tue, 11 February 2020


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