News - Education

ASUU Demands More Budgetary Allocation For Education Sector

2 hours ago /

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities, ASUU has appealed to the Federal Government to increase the budgetary allocation for the country's education sector to stem the tide of Nigerians seeking admission abroad

FG Directs Institutions On Malpractices

2 days ago /

The Federal Government has directed all educational institutions to ensure proper diligent at the point of registration by checking cases of malpractices and cheating in order to deal with what it describes as the rot in the system.

ASUU Raises Alarm Over Safety Of Members

5 days ago /

The Academic Staff Union Of University, ASUU, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife chapter has raised alarm on the safety of its members, following the abduction of Professor Abiodun Adegbehingbe who was later released after paying five million naira ransom.

Nigerian Academy Of Sciences Challenges Members On Inventions, Beyond Oil

5 days ago /

The economic recovery and growth plan of government which is anchored on science, technology, and innovation must be logically followed to facilitate the use of resources in the petroleum sector to speed up industrial development.

Crisis Brews In Kwara Varsity Over Appointment Of Acting Vice-Chancellor

1 week ago /

The appointment of an acting Vice Chancellor for the Kwara State University by the State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has been generating reactions from different quarters.

JAMB Releases Results Of 1.7 Million Candidates, Withholds 34,120

1 week ago /

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the results of 1,792,719 candidates who sat for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

FG Approves 20 New Polytechnics

3 weeks ago /

The Nigerian government has issued licenses and certificates for the establishment of 20 new private Polytechnics, 4 Colleges of Health Sciences and Technology as well as 32 innovation enterprise institutions.   

Education Experts Harp On Mentorship And Innovative Teaching

3 weeks ago /

Chartered Institute Of Education Practitioners says new approaches are required to improve the standard of education in the country.

World Book Day Marked In Ekiti

4 weeks ago /

Readers, writers, and literary critics converged to commemorate World Book Day in Ekiti State, an event hosted by the wife of the Governor, Bisi Fayemi; an author and poet.

Former Vice President Sambo Calls for More Private Sector Investment In Education

1 month ago /

Nigeria’s Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo wants the Federal and State governments to continue to provide an enabling environment for private sector investment in the country’s education sector.

NYSC Policy Forbids Rejection Of Corps Members – FCT Minister

1 month ago /

Ministries, departments and Agencies, (MDAS) that reject youth corps members posted to them for primary assignment are acting against an existing policy of the Nigerian government.

Presidential Aide On SDGs Reus Large Number Of Out Of School Female Children

1 month ago /

The senior special adviser to the Nigerian president on sustainable development goals, SDG, Adejoke Adefulire says the seventeen SDG goals have been successfully translated into three major Nigerian languages for a better understanding of the objectives especially goal four, on education.

UTME Hiccups Continue On Day Two

1 month ago /

A few teething problems continue to bedevil the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

Ukraine Cautions Nigerian Students Over Unaccredited Institutions

1 month ago /

The Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigerian Valeri Aleksandruk has cautioned Nigeria students seeking to study medicine in any of its universities in the east European country to ensure that the institution is registered and has full accreditation.

UNICAL Establishes Police Naval Base On Campus

1 month ago /

In a bid to tackle the increased rate of insecurity and curb criminalities on and around the campus, the University of Calabar has established a fully equipped police station and secured approval for the construction of a navy base along the riverine corridor of the school.

Parents, Candidates Protest JAMB Disappointing Start

1 month ago /

Some candidates and their parents in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, are protesting what they describe as the disappointing start of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination, UTME.

Non-Academic Union Of College Of Education Ikere Issues 7-Day Ultimatum Over Sack Of 5 Senior Staff

1 month ago /

Following the disengagement of five senior staff of the College of Education Ikere, by the governing council of the institution, the affected staff in collaboration with the Non-Academic Staff Union of the institution have rejected the procedure followed in the sack of the affected persons.

Poly Teachers Threaten Another Strike

1 month ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has threatened to resume its suspended strike in five days over what it describes as government’s persistent failure to keep promises on agreements reached.

Colleges Of Education Teachers Threaten Another Strike

1 month ago /

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, has written a protest letter to the Education Minister, Adamu Adamu, threatening to resume strike which was suspended four months ago.

UNICEF Research Blames Poor School Attendance By Girls For Lack Of Female Teachers In Northern Nigeria

1 month ago /

Two pieces of research conducted in northern Nigeria by the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, have revealed that poor school attendance by girls is the result of the unavailability of female teachers.

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