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NUC okays Mass Comm, Accounting other full-time courses in UNIAFRICA

The National Universities Commission, NUC,‎ has approved the establishment of the full time mode for the take-off of some programmes in the main campus of the University of Africa in Toru-Orua, Bayelsa State.

The NUC disclosed this in a letter signed by its Director of Academic Plan [...]

Fri, 27 October 2017


FG approves rebuilding of UniJos library

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has approved the rebuilding of the library complex of University of Jos which was razed by a blistering inferno in October 8, 2016.

Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, who disclosed this during an [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016


Abia tops list of states with N41b un-accessed UBEC fund

Abia State has been listed atop several states unable to access over N41 billion allocated to them by the Federal Government through the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, to develop basic education in their domains.
Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, who disclosed [...]

Sat, 05 November 2016


FSTC Yaba triumphs in CISCO, TUFMAN competitions

One of Nigeria’s foremost Federal Science and Technical Colleges, FSTC Yaba, has clinched several awards in CISCO-organised continental competitions on Information and Communication Technology, ICT.

The Yaba College also carted away 7 out of 9 awards in the 2016 Future Trust Model United [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


FG to reintroduce history next academic session

Following public outcry over the removal of history from primary and secondary schools curriculum, the Federal Government has initiated moves to reintroduce the subject in 2017/2018 academic session.
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said the reintroduction of the subject was part of a 4 [...]

Sun, 23 October 2016


ASUU backs NUC over scraping of varsity diplomas

National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Dr. Biodun Ogunyemi, has thrown his weight behind the scrapping of university diplomas.

Ogunyemi, who spoke at a press conference in Abuja, said it was not within the mandate of universities to offer diploma and pre-degree pr [...]

Sun, 23 October 2016


Market-driven curriculum would boost varsities’ impact- CODPNU

Directors of Academic Planning in Nigerian universities have stressed the need for a market-driven curriculum to boost the contribution of universities to the society and ensure that the institutions meet set goals.
Chairman of Committee of Directors of Academic Planning in Nigerian Universities [...]

Sun, 23 October 2016


ASUU: Senate’s amendment of JAMB Act self-seeking

Criticism has trailed Senate’s passage of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Act, 2016, as the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accused the upper Chamber of hurriedly carrying out the amendments to suit the interest of some senators whose wards could not secure admission [...]

Sun, 23 October 2016


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