Education

Why we suspended strike- COEASU

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, has said the union suspended its two-month-old strike because it received reassurances from the federal government that their key demands would be met.

National President of COEASU, Comrade Nuhu Ogirima, who made the announcement in Abuja [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


FGC Minna wins FUCs maiden football competition

Federal Government College (FGC) Minna has won the maiden edition of the Federal Government Colleges Football Competition in the male category after beating FGC Sokoto 4-2 in regulation time.

Goals from top scorer, Emmanuel Ode, and his teammates helped FGC Minna to emerge victorious in the com [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


TRCN registers over 500,000 teachers in two years

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has said it carried out over 500,000 registrations between August of 2016 and 2018, in line with its mandate to ensure professionalization of teachers in the country.

 

Speaking at a Roundtable with Education Correspondents Associa [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018


Adamu advocates 15% state, federal budget to education

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has urged the federal and state governments to start allocating at least 15 per cent of their annual budgets to education.

Adamu stated this at a 2-day stakeholders’ workshop in Abuja on Sustainable Funding for Education in Nigeria, jointly organize [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


FG kicks off education sector reforms

The Federal Government has said it is currently implementing reforms in the education sector to boost the delivery of services to Nigerians.

Speaking at a One-day Sensitisation Workshop on Reform Agenda and Awareness Campaign on Self-values Orientation for Directors of the Education Ministry an [...]

Fri, 30 November 2018


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


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