Education

Strike: FG, COEASU on final stage of negotiations

As the strike action by the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, enters the third month, the union has said it has reached the final stage of negotiations with the Federal Government to resolve the contentious issues.

National President of COEASU, Comrade Nuhu Ogrima, who stated [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


NUC wants varsity degrees raised to int’l standards

Poised to improve the acceptability of Nigerian graduates across the world, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has said measures are being put in place to churn out graduates that would meet international needs.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, who stated this at [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


How Nigeria ran counselling services without policy

Despite the crucial nature of educational counselling to children, the services have been offered across the country without a National Policy guideline for almost 60 years.

 

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the absence of policy had resulted in the lack of a wel [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


FG spends N7billion to step up security in FUCs

Over N7 billion has been voted by the federal government to address security lapses in the 104 unity schools through the provision of security infrastructure between 2017 and 2018.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, disclosed this in Abuja at the inaugural weekend press briefing on the p [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018


Nigeria, Lebanon to sign bilateral education agreement

Nigeria and Lebanon are to sign a Bilateral Education Agreement, BEA, which will ensure exchange of scholarships for Nigerian and Lebanese students to study in both countries.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, stated this in Abuja when the Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Houssam Diab, p [...]

Fri, 16 November 2018


NECO shifts Nov/Dec school certificate exams

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has shifted its November/December 2018 Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, SSCE, to November 19.

Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, who made the announcement in a statement available to newsmen in Abuja, said the exam had earlier been sche [...]

Fri, 16 November 2018


TETFund responsible for 70% of infrastructure in tertiary institutions

Nearly 70 per cent of infrastructures in public tertiary institutions are built by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund TETFund, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said.

Adamu, who stated this during the study tour of the 32nd Class of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic [...]

Fri, 16 November 2018


FG, ASUU fail to agree as strike persists

As the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, enters its second week, effort by the federal government to negotiate with the union has ended in a stalemate.

ASUU ordered its members across the country to take the industrial action on November 5, but gover [...]

Fri, 16 November 2018


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