Education

2018 UTME: Imo tops list of registered candidates

As the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, begins on Friday, March 9, Imo State leads with the highest number of registered candidates, ahead of Oyo and Osun states in second and 3rd places respectively. 

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, [...]

Wed, 07 March 2018


Teacher council inducts 3,000 graduates in Delta state

The Federal College of Education (Technical) Asaba, Delta state has threatened to impose stiff penalties on any of its students who indulges in cultism and other anti-social acts.

Dr. Ignatuis Nwanze Ezoem, provost of the college, stated this at the 31st matriculation ceremony of 662 students o [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018


Monarch wants office holders to emulate JAMB

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on public office holders to emulate the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which recently return over N7 billion to federal government coffers.

 Addressing participants at the presentation of a book in hono [...]

Sat, 03 March 2018


TETFund restates commitment to provide ‘iconic varsity infrastructure’

 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has restated commitment to vigorously pursue its strategic mandate of providing essential infrastructure for teaching and learning in public tertiary institutions.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, stated this in Minna [...]

Sat, 03 March 2018


JAMB frowns at parents accompanying wards to exams

 

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has frowned at the attitude of some parents accompanying candidates to examination centres.

Oloyede made the remarks while monitoring the conduct of the Mock Unified Tertiary Matricul [...]

Fri, 02 March 2018


Compulsory education: Bayelsa threatens parents with imprisonment

The Bayelsa State Executive Council has threatened to arrest and prosecute any parent who refused to send his or her child to school to acquire formal education. 

The decision came on the heels of the signing into law of the Compulsory Primary and Secondary Education Law‎ by Governor S [...]

Thu, 22 February 2018


Unemployment: FG moves to bridge skills gaps

As part of efforts to tackle the rising wave of unemployment across the country, the federal government has flagged off the Nigerian Skills Qualification Framework, NSQF, to bridge the skills gap among youths.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who flagged off the framework in Abuja, sai [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018


Buhari lauds TETFund over Dutsin-Ma varsity development

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, for its role in developing Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State.

Speaking at the joint 2nd and 3rd Convocation of the university in Dutsin-Ma, Buhari described TETFund as the single, largest development [...]

Fri, 16 February 2018


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