News - Education

FG To Sack Unqualified Teachers

3 days ago /

There are indications that Nigeria needs two hundred and fifty thousand teachers annually to bridge the existing deficit even with the presence of a large number of those said to be unqualified.

FG, ASUU Resume Talks

1 week ago /

The Federal  Government on Tuesday resumed talks with the leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the ongoing strike in Nigerian universities which clocked four weeks on Tuesday.

ASUU Strike: FG Has Withdrawn `No Work No Pay’ Threat - Ogunyemi

1 week ago /

The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking university teachers.

Polytechnic Teachers Threaten Indefinite Strike

2 weeks ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike from Wednesday, December 12, if the Federal Government fails to meet their demands.

Colleges Of Education Teachers Continue Strike

2 weeks ago /

Colleges Of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, says its industrial action will continue until it meets with members next week to relay the outcome of its meeting with the Federal Government.

ASUU, FG To Resume Talks Today

2 weeks ago /

Leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and delegates of the Federal Government are expected to meet today at the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja.

FG Spends N7bn For Security In Unity Schools

2 weeks ago /

The Nigerian Government is spending over seven billion Naira to provide basic security gadgets and facilities in 104 Federal Government unity schools.

ASUU Declares Indefinite Strike

1 month ago /

The Academic Staffs Union Of Universities, ASUU, has embarked on indefinite strike over what it described as poor funding of universities.

NGO Calls For Full, Free Education At Basic Level

1 month ago /

The major objective of the universal basic education programme is to provide free, universal and compulsory basic education for every Nigerian child aged six to fifteen. To this end, governments at all levels have been urged to make education at the basic level truly free by eradicating some levies imposed on parents which some cannot afford, thereby making the children opt out of school.

Colleges Of Education Begin Indefinite Strike

2 months ago /

The president of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, Nuhu Ogirima has directed members in all 47 colleges across the country to begin indefinite strike from Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Polytechnic Teachers Want Massive Investment In Technology To Reposition Economy

3 months ago /

The president, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Usman Dutse has called on the federal government to reposition the Nigerian economy through technological and managerial skills for better productivity and meaningful encouragement of unemployed youths.

NANS Bans Awards

3 months ago /

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS has banned all forms of awards and recognitions on behalf of the group until further notice.

Colleges Of Education Teachers Threaten Strike

3 months ago /

The Colleges Of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU is threatening to halt the resumption of the new academic year following the stalled renegotiation of the agreement between the federal government of Nigeria and the colleges academic union.

Japan Invests $2m To Train Teachers In Nigeria’s North East

3 months ago /

Japan is investing about two million dollars in a pilot project to train teachers in Nigeria’s north east on thirty four new entrepreneurial subjects in the reviewed schools curriculum.

Enugu Trains Teachers On ICT

3 months ago /

 A two-day ICT training programme for teachers in Enugu State, South East Nigeria has opened at the state capital, Enugu.

Osinbajo Says FG Committed To Digital Training Of Teachers

4 months ago /

The Federal Government says it is committed to deploying digital technology in scaling-up training of teachers in Nigeria.

University Of Agriculture Makurdi Shut Down Indefinitely

4 months ago /

The Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi Benue state was closed down indefinitely on Wednesday following protests and vandalization by students as a result of an accident that claimed the of life of a student and injured several others within the campus.

Ganduje Offers Free Education To 100 Borno Orphans

4 months ago /

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has offered free education, from primary to tertiary level, to 100 Borno children orphaned by insurgency.

Kwara College Of Education Students Protest Non- Payment Of Lecturers Salaries

4 months ago /

The peaceful demonstration of the students of the college of education Ilorin, Kwara state over the alleged non-payment of their lecturers’ four months salaries turned chaotic on Monday as policemen forcefully used tear gas to disperse them.

FG Commends University Of Ibadan

4 months ago /

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has commended the University of Ibadan for maintaining the number one position in the globally ranked institution in Nigeria.

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