Education

Child Destitution Commission Bill Passes Second Reading

A bill seeking for the establishment of a National Commission on Child Destitution sponsored by Senator Aliyu Wamakko and 20 other Senators has passed second reading at the Senate.

In a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Mani, said when established, the com [...]

Tue, 13 February 2018


NANS decries FG’s failure to resolve NASUU crisis

 

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has expressed disappointment over the poor handling of the Non Academic Staff Unions of Universities, NASUU, strike by Ministries of Education, and Labour and Employment.

In a communique issued at the end of its 74th nat [...]

Sat, 10 February 2018


FG to rehabilitate deported migrants

The Federal Government has assured Edo State Government of its maximum support in its effort to provide educational rehabilitation for the large number of deported illegal migrants and trafficked persons in the state.

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who gave the assurance in Abuja wh [...]

Sat, 10 February 2018


States fail to access UBEC funds since 2015

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has disclosed that some states of the federation have not accessed their funds from the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, since 2015, to enable them carry out the development of primary and secondary schools.

Adamu, who spoke whil [...]

Sat, 10 February 2018


2018 UTME: Adamu visits JAMB centers, lauds preparations

 

As registration for the March 7, 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, ended last Sunday, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has been lauded for satisfactory preparation for the exercise.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, gave the [...]

Sat, 10 February 2018


FG to fast-track approval of transportation varsity

A university of transportation proposed by the Central South University of China would be given accelerated approval, once details of the proposals are received from the transport ministry, the Federal Government has said.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, gave the assurance in Abuja wh [...]

Fri, 15 December 2017


Your promotion is in your hands, NUC tells lecturers

The National Universities Commission has challenged lecturers of Nigerian universities to take advantage of opportunities in research to advance their careers.

Addressing participants at a workshop on academic publishing for junior and mid-career lecturers in Abuja, NUC’s Director of Rese [...]

Fri, 15 December 2017


UNIABUJA loses former VC

A one-time Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Prof. Joseph Nwafor Nwabueze, is dead.

Nwabueze’s death was announced by the university in a statement signed by the spokesperson of the institution, Mr. Waziri Garba.

The university said Nwabueze was a professor [...]

Fri, 15 December 2017


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