Education

NECO wants policy to promote discipline, honesty in schools

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has urged the Federal Government to formulate a deliberate policy aimed at promoting discipline and a culture of honesty among teachers, school administrators and students.

Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, stated this in a brief submitted to t [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


NUC rejects degrees acquired below 3 years

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has said it would not accept degrees acquired in less than three academic years from any African country.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, said some Nigerians were lured by mushroom institutions in African countries to obtain degrees [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


Nigeria needs to enrol more girls in school- UNICEF

 

 

 

 

 

 

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate the 2019 International Day of the Girl Child, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has called on the countr [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


Lagos teacher, Elusakin Agnes, emerges best Nigerian teacher 2019

A  Lagos-based teacher, Mrs Elusakin Agnes Iyabo, has won the best teacher of the year 2019 award, in the public school category.

Elusakin, a teacher of Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorudu, received the award at the 2019 World Teachers Day Celebration in Abuja along with a brand new H [...]

Sun, 06 October 2019


Queens College flu: FG to attach FGCs to hospitals

An infectious flu that recently ravaged Queens College, Lagos, has triggered a new policy move by the Federal Government to affiliate all 104 Unity Schools to public and private hospitals at close proximity.

Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, who disclosed th [...]

Sun, 06 October 2019


Nigerian-made drugs, more reliable -Health expert

Some Nigerian-made drugs have been described as more reliable and potent in preventive and curative of diseases than foreign made drugs.

Dr. Ijeoma Nwafor, an Abuja based public health specialist, stated this in Abuja at an interactive forum with journalists.

Nwafor said that some foreig [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


Adamu tasks council on ICT skills among youth

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has charged the Governing Council of Computer Professionals of Nigeria, CPN, to ensure Nigeria produces youth equipped with Information and Technology skills.  

Adamu, who gave the charge while inaugurating the council in Abuja, said CPN w [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


TETFund embarks on 20-year review of interventions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has constituted a Technical Advisory Committee on Impact Assessment, TACIA, to evaluate its interventions in tertiary institutions across the country in the past 20 years.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the committee in Abuja, the Executive [...]

Fri, 13 September 2019


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