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NUC approves distance learning programme for UNN

The University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, has been given approval by the National Universities Commission, NUC, to run its distance learning programme.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, in a letter to the Vice-Chancellor of UNN, Prof Benjamin Ozumba, said the Centre for Distance a [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


LRCN commences induction of librarians at graduation

Qualified Librarians would henceforth be inducted into the Librarian Registration Council of Nigeria, LRCN, at their point of graduation from tertiary institutions.

Registrar of LRCN Prof Michael Afolabi, who announced this during the Mandatory workshop on Electronic Resource Management Systems [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


NUC increases years of study for physiotherapy students

An extra year of study has been added to the Physiotherapy programme in Nigerian universities by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

Students offering the course now spend six years for course work and clinical, and one year internship, leading to the award of Doctor of Physiotherapy, th [...]

Sun, 26 August 2018


Okojie retires from public service

Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie, has retired from public service after attaining the age of 70 years.

NUC, in a statement on its website, said Okojie recently marked his departure from public service with a valedictory lecture at Feder [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


9,000 lecturers get TETFund scholarships in 2 years

Over 9000 lecturers from Nigerian universities, polytechnics and colleges of education have been awarded scholarships by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, to pursue masters and PhDs at home and abroad for the past two years.

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr Abdulahi Baffa, who state [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


SHORT STORY The miser and his gold

 

 

 

 

 

An old miser lived in a house with a garden. The miser hid his gold coins in a pit under some stones in the garden. Every day, before going to bed, the miser went to the stones where he hid the gold [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


Stakeholders want an urgent policy on TVET

As youth unemployment in Nigeria continues to soar, stakeholders have advocated an urgent formulation of a policy on Technical and Vocational Education, and Training, TVET, to address the challenge.

Speaking at a meeting with officials of the Ministry of Education, in Abuja, the Provost, Busine [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


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