News - Education

Newly completed Hostel buildings commissioned in Federal University of Technology, Owerri

3 years ago /

The Niger Delta Development Commission is set to commission its prototype hostel project at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

National Teachers Institute commences thorough training of Maths and Science Teachers

3 years ago /

The National Teachers Institute says the objective of its national training on strengthening mathematics and science education in Nigeria is to enable students appreciate the importance of science education.

Canadian High Commissioner speaks on ways to improve Nigeria's education sector

3 years ago /

Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Perry Calderwood expressed the belief that with the proper utilization of resources, Nigeria will be able to successfully reform its education sector.

Details of the latest meeting between the Federal government and ASUP

3 years ago /

The federal government on Tuesday met with the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, with a view to ending the strike embarked upon by the union.

ASUP STRIKE UPDATE: FG, ASUP trade blames over lingering strike

3 years ago /

About 75 government polytechnics across the country have been on strike to protest the non-implementation of an agreement reached with the Federal government since 1999.

Director General of National Teachers Institute calls for better quality of teachers

3 years ago /

The Director General of the National Teachers Institute, Ladan Sharehu has called for the continued strengthening of science and national teachers training in the country.

National Assembly warns Nigerian students against considering Cyprus university

3 years ago /

Chairman House Committee on Diaspora, Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa has raised concerns on moves by authorities of the Cyprus International University, North Cyprus to lure Nigerian students to the school.

Governor Al-Makura inaugurates Governing Council

3 years ago /

Governor Tanko Al-Makura has inaugurated a governing council in a bid to restructure the education sector in the state.

ASUP President accuses FG of disregarding Polytechnic students

3 years ago /

The Academic staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, which has been on strike for 7 months now, is claiming that the Federal government has no interest in resolving the grievances of the union.

Federal government pays ASUU members five-month salary arrears

3 years ago /

The payment of the five-month salary areas owed University lecturers has been interpreted as a show of dedication of the part of the government to fulfill the agreements between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and the federal government.

ASUU President assures Nigerians of better standard of education in 2014

3 years ago /

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr Nasir Fagge, released a statement on Thursday assuring Nigerians that the benefits of the battle fought to salvage the education sector in 2013 will be judiciously used to bring about visible structures in the sector.

National Teachers Institute argues for better quality of teachers in schools

3 years ago /

The chairman, House Committee on MDGs, Ado Doguwa says Nigeria will pursue the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals beyond the 2015 target year.

 

PRO CHANCELLOR OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA SUSPENDED

3 years ago /

Reports coming in say the Chairman and Pro chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka governing council Dr. Emeka Enejere has been suspended with immediate effect.

ASUU PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES SUSPENSION OF 5-MONTH STRIKE

3 years ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has announced the suspension of the strike that has shut down government-owned tertiary institutions for over 5 months now

ASUU STRIKE UPDATE: ASUU TO RESUME WITHIN THE WEEK

3 years ago /

The Federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities on Wednesday finally signed a resolution that will bring to an end the five month old strike by ASUU. ASUU had insisted on signing the resolution which contains the four issues the union had raised before the strike will be suspended.

"NO REASON FOR STRIKE TO CONTINUE" - DOYIN OKUPE

3 years ago /

In, perhaps one of the most shocking developments in the 5-month old ASUU strike, the Federal Government, yesterday, redacted the ultimatum given to the Academic Staff Union of Universities to resume on the 9th of December or face mass sack. The excuse given for this rather stunning reversal was that substantial compliance was recorded from members of the union, therefore rendering any strict action on the part of the Federal government unfair. 

ASUU STRIKE: OKUPE REPLIES ASUU

3 years ago /

The Nigerian government says it has complied with the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities as precondition for calling off the five month old strike embarked by the union.

Tai Solarin University of Education will not resume until. . . . - TASUED ASUU Chairman

3 years ago /

The ASUU chapter of the Tai Solarin University of Education headed by Dr. Adebayo Akinsanya paid respect to the Late Professor Festus Iyayi who dies on his way to a meeting set up to resolve the ongoing face off between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Unversities, ASUU.

Festus Iyayi's Death: Femi Falana vows to get justice

3 years ago /

The burial ceremony of the former ASUU Chairman, Late Professor Festus Iyayi began on Wednesday in his the Edo state capital. There was a solidarity march by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU from various universities and other Civil Society Groups.

 

ASUU STRIKE: University of Benin defies ASUU, Federal government deadline extension

3 years ago /

The governing council of University of Benin has directed that all academic activities commence immediately.