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Korea pledges improved collaboration with Nigeria on UBE

The Korean Government has pledged increased collaboration and partnership with the Nigerian Government towards improved Universal Basic Education, UBE, delivery.

A statement by the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, said the commitment was the outcome of the parley between Nigerian and [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Why we suspended 3-month old strike- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it suspended its three-month-old strike conditionally after carefully reviewing its engagement with the federal government.

ASUU National President, Comrade Biodun Ogunyemi, who spoke at a Press Conference in Abuja, said the union’s [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

NECO releases Nov/DEC 2018 examination results

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has announced the release of the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination, SSSCE, for external candidates.

Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, who made the announcement in a statement available to newsmen in Abuja, said 59,963 [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

FCT Senate race: Why I am the man to beat - Musa

FCT senatorial candidate of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, APDA, Barr. Musa Baba-Panya is a lawyer of over 26 years in private practice. He is reputed for obtaining a landmark judgment at the Court of Appeal in 2018 which affirmed the constitutional rights of Abuja indigenes to minister [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019

Buhari flags off oil drilling in Gongola basin

The search for commercial hydrocarbon deposits in Nigeria’s frontier explorations basin commenced last Saturday with the official flag-off of drilling activities in the Kolmani River II Oil Well in the Gongola basin of Benue Trough by President Muhammadu Buhari.


Mon, 04 February 2019

TETFund: varsities, others get N727b in four years

The Federal Government has said it allocated a total of N727, 225,862,128.86 to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, between 2015 and 2018.




Mon, 04 February 2019

JAMB: UNIBEN must apologise over shady CBT centre

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said the University of Benin shall be required to apologise to the Board and the nation at large, if evidence is adduced to prove the infraction committed on the ground of a highly respected institution as UNIBEN.

JAMB’s remarks foll [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019

TETFund: Bogoro promises to improve staff welfare

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, has assured staff of the agency of his commitment to improve their welfare.

While addressing TETFund staff, in his first meeting with them, Bogoro said his re-instatement was unprecedented in Nigeria’ [...]

Mon, 04 February 2019


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