63% of ASUU members captured by FG’s IPPIS- AGF

Sixty-three per cent of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, have been captured by the Federal Government’s Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System, IPPIS.

Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, disclosed this in Abuja during an oversight visit by [...]

Sun, 02 August 2020

Covid-19: private universities seek reopening

Nigeria’s 79 Private universities have launched an appeal to the National Universities Commission, NUC, to convince government to allow them to reopen.

Committee of Vice Chancellors of Private Universities, CVCPU, which made appeal in a letter to the NUC, warned that continuous closure of [...]

Sun, 02 August 2020

FG: NECO SSCE registration to end September 10

The Federal Government says the ongoing registration for National Examination Council, NECO-administered Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, will end on the 10th of September 2020, warning that the closing date will not be extended.

Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwa [...]

Sun, 02 August 2020

Nigerian professor, Aworh, emerges President of IAFoST






A Nigerian Professor of Food Science and Technology, Charles Aworh, has emerged President-elect of the International A [...]

Fri, 17 July 2020

Dwindling resources: FG tasks 13 varsity councils on prudence, IGR

The newly-inaugurated Governing Councils of 13 federal universities have been charged to be prudent and generate ideas that will improve the internally generated revenue, IGR, of their institutions.





Tue, 14 July 2020

UBE delivery: UBEC decries low private sector participation

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has decried the lack of private sector participation in the provision of free and compulsory basic education to Nigerian children.






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Tue, 07 July 2020

Covid-19: NUC partners Nigerian scientists abroad on biomedical research

As the scientific race to find a permanent cure for the deadly covid-19 continues

globally, the National Universities Commission, NUC, says it is combining efforts with the Nigeria Diaspora Biomedical Research Group to build the capacity of Nigerian scientists on biomedical research. 


Wed, 01 July 2020

Covid-19: JAMB installs disinfectant sprayers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has procured two models of disinfectant sprayer tunnels, O and N, as well as pedal operated hand washing stations in its effort to prevent the spread of covid-19.

While commissioning the equipment last Friday at Bwari, Abuja, JAMB Registrar, Prof Is [...]

Tue, 30 June 2020


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