News - Education

University Of Agriculture Makurdi Shut Down Indefinitely

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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.

Osinbajo Congratulates Golden Anambra School Girls

5 months ago /

Professor Osinbajo has congratulated the five young girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha Anambra state, south-east Nigeria who represented the country and Africa at the world technovation challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, United States and won the gold medal.

Provosts Seek Review Of Colleges Of Education Act

5 months ago /

The chairman, committee of provosts of colleges of education, Ignatius Ezom is calling for an immediate review of the act establishing colleges of education to enable them expand their internally generated revenue drive.

Education Administrators Worry Over Students Performances In English, Mathematics

5 months ago /

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) in a recent report revealed that eighty three percent of its candidates in Nigeria failed the external examination which includes mathematics and English Language.

Infrastructural Decay Derail Academic Activities In Imo School

5 months ago /

Students of Okwuato Secondary  School in Abo Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, South East Nigeria are crying out over the dilapidated state of infrastructure in their school.

FG Approves Education Bank, Students Loan Scheme

5 months ago /

The Nigerian government has approved the establishment of education bank and students loan boards by states at concessionary interest rates to allow students easy access to fund.

Colleges Of Education Pensioner Appeal For Payment Of Arrears

6 months ago /

 The National Union of Pensioners, Federal Colleges of Education chapter is appealing to President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the appropriate agencies to urgently release funds budgeted for payment of its outstanding arrears.

Gombe State University To Commence Academic Activities

6 months ago /

With the inauguration of the Council for the Gombe State University for Science and Technology, Kumo, Academic activities would begin in earnest from the month of November.

Buhari Hails Educational Ties Between Nigeria And Belarus

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Education as a veritable doorway through which the boundless potentials of youths can be positively harnessed for the benefit of society, and the country at large. 

Vice Chancellors Challenge Academics On Electoral Duty To Display Integrity

6 months ago /

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, chairman of the committee of vice-chancellors of Nigerian universities, professor joseph Ahanku has challenged academics drafted as returning officers during elections to maintain high standard and avoid being manipulated.  

Adamawa State Set To Revamp The Educational Sector

6 months ago /

The Adamawa state governor, Senator Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow has promised to revamp the educational sector by reviving teacher’s training schools in the state.

Cross River Students Lament Postponed Examination over Teachers Strike

6 months ago /

The ongoing strike by teachers in public primary and secondary schools in cross river state is taking its toll on the students as their ongoing promotion examinations have been postponed indefinitely.

Strike By Cross River Teachers Disrupts Examinations

6 months ago /

Students currently writting Examinations in Public primary and secondary schools in Cross River State will have  to stay in their homes due to the commencement of strike by the Nigeria Union of Teachers NUT to protest alleged Government insensitivity to their demands. 

JAMB Gets Approval To Acquire Its Own Computer Based Centre

6 months ago /

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB may no longer need the services of Information Technology consultants in conducting its examinations. 

Ekiti Gives Grants to Schools

6 months ago /

As part of efforts to ensure that primary and secondary schools in Ekiti state maintain leading positions in education in Nigeria, the state government has given direct grants to support government schools in the state. 

Panel Indicts, Suspends NABTEB Registrar,

7 months ago /

A special investigative panel constituted to probe activities of the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, NABTEB, Professor Ifeomaisuigo-Abanihe, by the Governing Board, has uncovered irregularities in contract awards and abuse of office by the Registrar.

Sex-For-Marks Lecturer Akindele Dismissed By OAU

7 months ago /

The Governing Council of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has dismissed Professor Richard Akindele from the services of the University.