Research experts pulled together by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, to deepen cutting-edge research in Nigeria have advocated the establishment of a National Research Foundation, NRF, to articulate research efforts in the country.
Speaking at the presentation of their interim report [...]
Over N7.2 billion has been spent by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, to defray tuitions and other expenses of over 1,000 postgraduate students on its scholarship roll in foreign institutions.
Earlier in the year, the scholars had become stranded due to policy failure at TETFund and c [...]
The Federal Government has warned all teachers in the country to comply with the December 31, 2019 deadline to register and get certification from the Teachers' Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, as it will commence monitoring of compliance by January 2020 to weed out unregistered [...]
The combined population of foreign students in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions is 1,856, representing 0.16 per cent of the overall student population as at 2018/2019 academic year, a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega, has said.
The Federal Government has urged development partners in the country’s education sector to have a united front in evolving strategies or policies of developing the sector in order to avoid duplication of projects.
Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, gave the charge [...]
As Nigeria struggles to keep its resource-based economy afloat, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has advocated the need for the country to embrace a knowledge-based economy and take its place among competitive economies in the world.
Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogo [...]
Over 2,000 scholarships previously awarded to children of politicians and their associates by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, have been described as a waste.
Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive of NDDC, Dr Joi Nuneih, who disclosed this in Umahia, said the scholarships we [...]
The Permanent Secretary of Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, is set to resume duties as the 28th President of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, NIA.
Echono, who takes over from Arc. Adibe Njoku, recently organised an investiture in his honour in Abuja where he pledged to wor [...]
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