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Buhari flags off oil drilling in Gongola basin

The search for commercial hydrocarbon deposits in Nigeria’s frontier explorations basin commenced last Saturday with the official flag-off of drilling activities in the Kolmani River II Oil Well in the Gongola basin of Benue Trough by President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

Mon, 04 February 2019


TETFund: varsities, others get N727b in four years

The Federal Government has said it allocated a total of N727, 225,862,128.86 to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, between 2015 and 2018.

 

 

 

Mon, 04 February 2019


JAMB: UNIBEN must apologise over shady CBT centre

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said the University of Benin shall be required to apologise to the Board and the nation at large, if evidence is adduced to prove the infraction committed on the ground of a highly respected institution as UNIBEN.

JAMB’s remarks foll [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019


TETFund: Bogoro promises to improve staff welfare

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, has assured staff of the agency of his commitment to improve their welfare.

While addressing TETFund staff, in his first meeting with them, Bogoro said his re-instatement was unprecedented in Nigeria’ [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019


Dickson blames Nigerian elites for cheap universities

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has blamed the country’s leadership for the cheap fees charged by public universities.

Dickson, who spoke in Abuja when he led a high-powered delegation from the state to secure the approval of the National Universities Commission, NUC, for the est [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019


JAMB slams UNIBEN over suspension remarks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has refuted a statement by the University of Benin that the suspension of its CBT centre was done hastily and without proper investigation.

 

JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, in a statement issued in Abuja, [...]

Thu, 31 January 2019


FG orders crackdown on illegal tertiary institutions

The Federal Government has ordered a nationwide crackdown on illegal universities, colleges of education, polytechnics and monotechnics, urging relevant agencies to immediately apprehend and prosecute promoters of such institutions.

Minister of Education, Malam Adama Adamu, who gave the directi [...]

Mon, 28 January 2019


Why Baffa was fired- TETFund

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has offered clarifications on the controversy surrounding the removal of its Former Executive Secretary, Dr Abdullahi Bichi Baffa.

Contrary to allegations of financial improprieties, the Chairman, TETFund Board of Trustees, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, in [...]

Mon, 28 January 2019


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