Godfrey AKON

UNIABUJA loses former VC

A one-time Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Prof. Joseph Nwafor Nwabueze, is dead.

Nwabueze’s death was announced by the university in a statement signed by the spokesperson of the institution, Mr. Waziri Garba.

The university said Nwabueze was a professor [...]

Fri, 15 December 2017


NNPC denies price hike as fuel queues persist

As fuel queues resurface across Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has denied any change to the pump price of petrol in the country.

A statement by the Group General Manager Group Public Affairs Division of NNPC, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said the ex-depot petrol price of N133. [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017


NCCE moves to rid Colleges of Education of plagiarism

The National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE, is combining efforts with a United Kingdom-based ICT company, Sixgold Technologies, to tackle plagiarism in the colleges.

Executive Chairman of Sixgold, Dr Kingsley Aguoru, said the partnership would lead to the establishment of a Tertiar [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017


Adamu mulls reintroduction of school sports

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said government is aware of the need to re-introduce school sports in all schools as a way of raising a pool of talents for selection in national and international competitions.

Adamu, who stated this at the maiden edition of the Federal Ed [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017


NUC to train academics in journal publication

Worried by the dearth of cutting-edge research and publication of quality journals in Nigerian universities, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has concluded plans to carry out nationwide training of junior and middle-career lecturers on academic publishing.

Director of Research, Innova [...]

Wed, 06 December 2017


NUC to train academics in journal publication

Worried by the dearth of cutting-edge research and publication of quality journals in Nigerian universities, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has concluded plans to carry out nationwide training of junior and middle-career lecturers on academic publishing. 

Director of Research, [...]

Tue, 28 November 2017


Minister advocates special education commission to stimulate inclusiveness

The Minister of State for Education, Prof Anthony Anwukah, has called on government to give a waiver for the establishment of a special education commission as provided in the national policy on education, NPE, to ensure inclusive education in the country.

Anwukah, who spoke at the 2017 Nigeria [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017


TETFund interventions: ASUU vows to resist private varsities inclusion

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has vowed to resist any attempt to include private univer [...]

Fri, 24 November 2017


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