News - Education

Senate Wades Into NASU Strike

7 months ago /

The Nigerian senate has mandated its committee on tertiary institutions and Tetfund to intervene in the current strike by non-academic workers in Nigeria’s universities under the umbrella of non-academic staff union {NASU}.

Young Nigerian Scientists Compete In Abuja

7 months ago /

Young Nigerians drawn from the seven hundred and seventy four local government areas of the country are slugging it out to join a team of renowned scientists.

Education Minister Inspects JAMB Centres

7 months ago /

Minister of Education Adamu Adamu has called on candidates for the 2018 unified tertiary matriculation examination, UTME, to make sure they are computer literate.

 

College Of Education Teachers Seek Traditional Rulers Intervention In Education Crisis

7 months ago /

The college of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU is appealing to traditional rulers to play active role in pressurizing government to implement agreements reached with workers to avoid industrial action. 

Non Academic Staff Of Universities Vow To Continue Strike

7 months ago /

There appears to be no end in sight for the on-going strike action embarked upon by non-academic workers of public universities in Nigeria as they have vowed to sit at home until their demands are met. 

Teachers Protest Unpaid Salaries

7 months ago /

The Nigerian Union of teachers has expressed displeasure over the three to twenty eight months salaries owed primary and secondary school teachers in thirteen states.

House Of Reps Seeks Review Of ASUU, Government Agreement

7 months ago /

Nigerian lawmakers have fingered the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement between the government and university teachers union ASUU for the incessant crisis in the universities.

FG On School Feeding Programme

7 months ago /

The Federal government says over two hundred and forty six million meals have been served to primary school pupils across twenty states since the National home grown School Feeding Programme began in December, 2016.

VC Links Improved Education Funding To Economic Development

7 months ago /

Vice chancellor of Ibrahim Babangida university Lapai, Niger State, Professor Nasir Maitama says improved funding for education in northern Nigeria is key to fast-tracking the economic emancipation of the region.

 

Striking Varsity Workers Unions Accuse FG Of Ignoring Them

7 months ago /

After more than one month of strike three non-teaching universities are accusing the federal government of remaining deaf and dumb to their plight.

Federal Government Gets Knocks For Decay Of Education Sector

8 months ago /

Stakeholders have accused the Federal Government of not being alive to its  responsibilities of providing infrastructure in federal government colleges across the country, which has led to the death of some students in those schools. They lamented the poor state of federal government colleges during the senate’s investigation of the poor living...

Varsities Appeal To JAMB For Extension Of Admission Date

8 months ago /

Admission officers of some Nigerian Universities have commended the joint admissions and matriculations board jamb for the newly created central admissions processing centre, but appeal for an extension of the January 25, 2019 deadline to close all admission exercises.  However JAMB Registrar Ishaq Oloyede says over  seventy percent of admissions have been processed...

Nasarawa To Reposition Its Educational Institutions

8 months ago /

The Nasarawa state government says it will reposition all its tertiary institutions towards meeting academic excellence. Governor Tanko Al-Makura made the promise in Lafia when he  received  the report of investigative  and fact finding committee into activities of the three state-owned tertiary institutions. The state government set up the fact finding committee in the wake...

Unpaid Salaries: ASUU, Ekiti Varsity Raises Alarm

8 months ago /

Members of the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) Ekiti State University branch are calling on all relevant stakeholders in the education sector, including its national body, to wade into the issue of their unpaid salaries and other remunerations by the Ekiti State Government. Chairman of ASUU, Ekiti State University, Professor...

Fayose Charges Teachers To Give Their Best In 2018

8 months ago /

Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose says his administration will continue to place high premium on the welfare of workers in the state, particularly teachers. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital during an interactive session with public primary and secondary school teachers at the government house. Gov. Fayose who...

NLC, TUC Appeals To Buhari Over Sack Of Teachers In Kaduna

8 months ago /

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has appealed to president Muhammadu Buhari and well-meaning Nigerians to call to order the Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai over the sack of over thirty thousand workers. At a news briefing in Abuja, NLC president, Ayuba Wabba accused the governor of carrying out the action in...

JAMB Declines To Extend Validity Of Results

8 months ago /

The registrar of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor, Is-Haq Oloyode says the unified tertiary matriculation examination result cannot be used for admission after one year. The registrar was responding to moves by the senate to extend the lifetime function of a UTME result to three years. Oloyede spoke in...

Education Minister Wants Allocation To Education Increased

8 months ago /

Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu wants the senate to review upwards the 600 billion naira appropriated for the ministry and its agencies. The minister made the appeal when he appeared before the senate committee to defend his ministry’s budget for 2018. This has been the same pattern year after year and...

JAMB Reduces Cost Of Forms

8 months ago /

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede says jamb has reduced the cost of JAMB form for foreign students willing to study in Nigeria from two hundred dollars to twenty dollars. Professor Oloyede made this known while hosting journalists at his residence in Ilorin, Kwara...

JAMB Sets Up Technical Committee On Low Applications To Colleges Of Education

9 months ago /

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, Professor Isaaq Oloyede has set up a technical committee to look into the issue of low rate of applications to colleges of education through the unified tertiary matriculation examination. The registrar made this known in Abuja when he received college of Education Academic Staff...


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