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Netherlands seeks Nigeria’s partnership on education

The Dutch Government has expressed desire to collaborate with Nigeria’s Ministry of Education on specific areas of manpower needs which the country may identify.

Speaking during a visit to the ministry of education in Abuja, Team Leader, Partnership and Programme Development of the Nether [...]

Sat, 13 July 2019


UBEC introduces cluster learning centers for girls

Nigeria’s Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, is continuing its diversification of approach to education delivery as the commission has announced it would soon set up Cluster Learning Centers for Girls.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi, said the new intervention targ [...]

Sat, 13 July 2019


TETFund to disburse N208b to tertiary institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has allocated N208 billion for 2019 annual direct disbursements to public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, disclosed this at an annual meeting with heads of bene [...]

Sat, 13 July 2019


NGOs sign MOU to tackle out-of-school children menace

Two non-governmental organizations, Flexisaf Foundation and Nigeria Muslim Forum UK, are combining efforts to tackle the out-of-school children menace.

The NGOs, which are currently working on an initiative that is aimed at identifying and enrolling out of school children into quality schools a [...]

Fri, 05 July 2019


JAMB undeterred by post examination fraud- Oloyede

As police arrest another candidate of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, for allegedly raising his scores from 162 to 206, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it would not be intimidated into silence by those behind the campaign to smear the board and i [...]

Fri, 05 July 2019


FG releases list of admission into Unity Colleges

The Federal Government has approved the release of the admission list of successful candidates into the 104 Federal Unity Colleges, FUCs, for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, Arc Sonny Echono, who gave the approval, last Thursday in Abuja, said pro [...]

Fri, 05 July 2019


Nigeria to begin open schooling in July

The Nigerian government has concluded plans to implement open schooling programme through the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, from July 2019.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, who disclosed this at the national stakeholders meeting on open schooling programme in Abuja, [...]

Mon, 01 July 2019


Nigeria to begin open schooling in July

The Nigerian government has concluded plans to implement open schooling programme through the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, from July 2019.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, who disclosed this at the national stakeholders meeting on open schooling programme in Abuja, [...]

Mon, 01 July 2019


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