Education

Scammers steal profiles of JAMB’s ad hoc staff, divert over N10mn By Godfrey AKON

Over a dozen fraudsters have gained access into an intranet site of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, and altered profiles of the board’s ad hoc staff, diverting over N10 million meant for their allowances.

 

Regis [...]

Wed, 14 April 2021


Bogoro, others receive ISSS security personality awards

The Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, has received the security personality fellowship of the Institute of Security and Strategic Studies, ISSS, Abuja.

 

 

 

 

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Mon, 12 April 2021


NUC licenses 20 new private varsities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has issued provisional licenses to 20 new private universities earlier approved by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, on February 3, 2021.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, who spoke at the presentation ceremony in Abuja, described it [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021


FG reconstitutes Governing Councils of UI, four other varsities

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution and reconstitution of the Governing Council of the University of Ibadan, UI.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, announced the reconstitution in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Ecbhono said Chief [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021


JAMB: why 2021 UTME registration was postponed

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says it postponed the sale of registration forms for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and Direct Entry, DE, to complete the process of smooth pin vending and candidates’ access to the registration app.

JAMB had [...]

Sun, 11 April 2021


FG unveils smart education initiative

The Federal Government has unveiled the National Adopted School for Smart Education, NASSE, an initiative aimed at boosting smart education in schools.

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, unveiled the programme at Junior Secondary School, Karshi, Abuja.

Pantam [...]

Mon, 05 April 2021


UBEC: BESDA will reduce out-of-school children population

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has expressed confidence that its World Bank-supported Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, programme being implemented in 17 states across Nigeria will reduce the number of out-of-school children and boost literacy among children of school [...]

Mon, 05 April 2021


FG directs JAMB to commence admissions into FUHS, Otukpo

The Federal Government has directed the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to commence admissions into the Federal University of Health Sciences, FUHS, Otukpo.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc Sonny Echono, who disclosed this on a visit to the Governor of Ben [...]

Mon, 05 April 2021


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