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Senate Queries Minister Of Education For Starving Parastatals Under Him

5 days ago /

The senate committee on education has queried the minister of education Adamu Adamu for allegedly starving Parastatals under the ministry, of funds, which have been allocated to them, and thereby paralysing their constitutional duties. The senate committee accused the minister of irregularities in the documents presented on the implementation of the...

National Association Of Women In colleges Of Education Frown At poor Security In Tertiary Institutions

5 days ago /

The national association of women in colleges of education has frown at the poor security provided in tertiary institutions across the country. The women body said this in reference to the death of a student in the university of Abuja on Monday, who was running from thieves when a car ran...

LAUTECH Lecturers Suspend Strike

5 days ago /

Lecturers at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso have suspended their eight months old strike. Chairman, LAUTECH chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr. Biodun Olaniran, announced the suspension of the strike in a statement on Wednesday in Ogbomoso. ASUU said that the strike was suspended following the union’s...

Mimiko Appoints Rector For Rufus Giwa Polytechnic

6 days ago /

The Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko,  has confirmed the appointment of Mr Idowu Ologunagba, as the substantive rector of the state-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo. The Secretary to the State Government, Aderotimi Adelola, in a statement said Ologunagba’s appointment was with immediate effect. He urged the new rector to continue with his...

ASUU Renegotiating Team Inaugurated

1 week ago /

The Federal government has inaugurated a seven man 2009 FG / universities based renegotiation agreement team. The team was inaugurated by the Minister of Education. Chairman of the team is Dr wale Babalakin....

Nigerian Harvard Law Student Becomes First Black Female President of Harvard Law Review

3 weeks ago /

Nigerian Harvard Law student, Imelme Umana, has been elected as the first black woman president of the Harvard Law Review. Umana, by the election, has matched the record set in 1990 by former US president Barack Obama as the first black male president of the HLR. Umana’s election was made known via...

Polytechnic Lecturers Begin Warning Strike Today

4 weeks ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has begun a one-week warning strike today. The strike is to protest government’s refusal to honour its agreement with the union and fund the polytechnic sector. Usman Dutse, ASUP national President Comrade, said in a statement after an emergency National Executive Council meeting of the...

FG Appoints 17 New CEO For Agencies Under The Ministry Of Education

7 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 17 new Chief Executive Officers For agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. A statement by the Deputy Director (Press) of the ministry, Mr. Benjamin Bem Goong, in Abuja, yesterday, indicated that the appointments took effect from, yesterday. The statement said that the...

JAMB Withdraws 2016 Admission Letters Sent To School

7 months ago /

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB says all initial 2016 admission lists sent to tertiary institutions are to be withdrawn, institutions are now to make their own lists to the board, in line with the federal government guidelines. Published a few weeks ago, which highlighted a points tally system. In...

Governor Yahaya Bello Directs KSU Vice Chancellor To Open The Institution On Monday

7 months ago /

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has directed the Vice Chancellor of the Kogi State University, Anyigba, to reopen the school on Monday, July 18th 2016, after three months industrial action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the institution. Governor Bello said having met...

JAMB Clarifies 2016 Admission Strategy

7 months ago /

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the recent lists forwarded to various tertiary institutions was for candidates that qualified for screening based on institutions’ capacity. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, made the clarification on Sunday in Lagos. According to the statement, they are in no way the admission...

Nigeria's Only L.G.A Without A Secondary School Gets One

8 months ago /

The only local government area in Nigeria without a secondary school has just secured one, thanks to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State. Gudu LGA in Sokoto State has suffered the misfortune of having some of the worst statistics in education in the world. Apart from having the ignominy of...

UNICEF Unveils New Education Fund

9 months ago /

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday announced the launch of a new fund to better coordinate support for and drive investment in education for children and youth affected by humanitarian emergencies and protracted crises. The “Education Cannot Wait'' fund has a funding target of 3.85 billion dollars over five years. It...

Education Ministry: Nigeria Students Protest Lack Of Developmental Policies

9 months ago /

Hundreds of Nigerian students protested at the ministry of education headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, over what they describe as lack of developmental policies by the ministry since the inception of the new government The students who sang solidarity songs around the federal secretariat, carried placards with inscriptions calling on President...

Governor Okorocha Inaugurates Committee On Education Trust Fund

9 months ago /

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state on Monday inaugurated a 13-man State Education Trust Fund Committee to sustain the free education programme of his administration beyond 2019. Inaugurating the Mr Emma Ezeonyasi-led committee in Owerri, Okorocha said there was the need to institutionalise the policy in the overall interest of the...

 

Sokoto Seeks More NYSC Doctors, English, Maths Teachers

10 months ago /

Sokoto government has asked for more youth corps members with specialisation in medicine and teachers of mathematics and English Language to be posted to the state for service. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal made the request Tuesday when the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Sule Zakari, paid a...

Sokoto Government, UNICEF Sign N2B Agreement

10 months ago /

Sokoto government and the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) have signed a N2billion agreement for the implementation of the 2016 work plan in areas covering health, nutrition, education, water, sanitation and hygiene. The work plan is aimed accelerating the realisation of the rights of all "children and women to survival,...

Education, Our Top Priority- Governor Yahaya Bello

10 months ago /

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has reiterated his determination to prioritize educational development in the state. The Governor said this through a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kingsley Fanwo, in Lokoja. He said education is capable of generating the steam for the economic revival of the state. According to...

 

Unimaid Graduates 172 First Class Students

10 months ago /

University of Maiduguri on Saturday presented first class degree certificates to 172 students of the institution during its 22nd combined convocation. Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, who announced this at the ceremony said 37, 259 students, comprising five sets of students from 2009 to 2015 graduated at the...

 

Centre Petitions Buhari Over Fraud In NYSC

10 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by civil rights group under the aegis The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency, CESJET, to order an immediate investigation into the finances of all National Youth Service Corps, NYSC  officials and management staffs connected with the online portal.CESJET in a petition signed...


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