FUC teachers charged to make students security conscious

Teachers in the 104 Federal Unity Colleges across Nigeria have been charged to cultivate security consciousness in the minds of their students.

The charge, which was delivered by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arch Sonny Echono, comes on the heels of the recent abductio [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018

Wesley University seeks FG’s support for deaf centre

Wesley University, Ondo, has advocated Federal Government’s support for the establishment of a deaf centre to cater for the tertiary education needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing Nigerians.

Registrar of the university, Mrs Chioma Obasi, said the establishment of the centre was in li [...]

Fri, 16 March 2018

Nigeria partners Commonwealth on child-friendly school models

As Nigeria joins 53 Commonwealth nations to celebrate the 2018 Commonwealth Day, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said the country is working in partnership with the organisation to mainstream child-friendly school models.


Adamu, who stated this in Abuja at the 20 [...]

Wed, 14 March 2018

NUC processing 272 applications for new universities

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has said it is currently processing 272 applications for various new universities in the country.


Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, disclosed this in Abuja while issuing a letter of approval to G [...]

Wed, 14 March 2018

FG confident of ICT breakthrough in colleges

The Federal Government is seizing every available opportunity in Information, Communication Technology, ICT, to produce a new crop of college students who will proffer solutions to the nation’s peculiar needs.

Permanent Secretary, Federal ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, said in [...]

Sun, 11 March 2018

FG approves CISCO IoT in six colleges


The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has disclosed that government has approved Cisco Network Academy to establish the Internet of Things IoT, innovative centers in six Federal Unity Colleges across the six geopolitical zones.

Adamu stated this at the official com [...]

Sat, 10 March 2018

JAMB: 1,662,762 candidates sit for 2018 UTME


As the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, kicked-off last Friday, no fewer than 1,662,762 are participating in the exercise.

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this at a press conference in [...]

Sat, 10 March 2018

2018 UTME: Imo tops list of registered candidates

As the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, begins on Friday, March 9, Imo State leads with the highest number of registered candidates, ahead of Oyo and Osun states in second and 3rd places respectively. 

Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, [...]

Wed, 07 March 2018


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