Education

UNIAbuja dismisses allegations of unaccredited courses

The University of Abuja has refuted allegations that many of its courses were unaccredited, maintaining that only one out of 50 academic programmes of the university was awaiting accreditation by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

Spokesperson of the university, Hajiya Maryam Mohammed, [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


FG declares war against bullying in schools

The Federal Government has vowed to fight bullying in schools across the country following the damage it inflicts on the mental, social and psychological wellbeing of its victims.

Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said government will no longer tolerate bullying in the [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


Exam fraud: NECO slams sanctions on 3 schools

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has slammed sanctions on three schools in Kebbi, Katsina and Oyo states for engaging in whole-centre examination malpractice during the 2019 June/July Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE.

Acting Registrar NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, said the schools [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


I’m proud of my Nigerian educational background –American varsity don

A Nigerian-American university don, Dr. Johnson Akinleye, has hailed the impact of early education in Nigeria.

Akinyele, who is the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University, NCCU in 2017, grew up in Ile-Ife, present day Osun state where he majorly schooled before travelling abroad f [...]

Sat, 17 August 2019


Non-academic staff of universities begin warning strike this week

Barring any change of plans, the Non- Academic Staff of Nigerian Universities would embark a one-week industrial action this week, beginning from Monday, August 19th

The staff, under the aegis of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and Non-Academic Staff Union of Unive [...]

Sat, 17 August 2019


NUC gets two new Deputy Executive Secretaries

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has approved the appointment of Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf and Dr Kidado Kumo as Deputy Executive Secretaries Academic and Administration respectively.

The appointment which took effect from 20th of June 2019, were approved by the Governing Board of NUC f [...]

Sat, 17 August 2019


JAMB withdraws result of another candidate

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has withdrawn the result of an 18-year-old candidate, Unekwe Kingsley, for falsifying his scores of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

Kingsley, who participated in the exercise with registration number 95176817BA score [...]

Sat, 17 August 2019


NUC orders shutdown of three illegal universities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has ordered three illegal degree-awarding universities recently uncovered to immediately shutdown their activities.

According to advertisements placed on some national dailies, last week, the commission said the proprietors and of the illegal degree mi [...]

Mon, 12 August 2019


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