News - Tertiary Education

JAMB Sets Out Cut Off Marks For Universities, Polytechnics

5 months ago /
Nation 

A Minimum score of 160 has been approved by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB for the 2019/2020 Admissions into public Universities in Nigeria.

Nigeria Ranks Low In Research

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, has blamed poor investment in research, for the poor performance of Nigerian universities global research rating.

Senate Passes Bill Upgrading Yaba Tech

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has commenced moves to upgrade Yaba College of Technology to a full-fledged university.

Colleges Of Education Teachers Threaten Another Strike

7 months ago /
Education 

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.

Adamu Laments Inadequate Budgetary Allocation To Education

7 months ago /
Education 

The Minister of education, Adamu Adamu says the proposed 2019 budget will not adequately address the needs of professional and Trade Unions in tertiary institutions.

Election: Academics Tasked On Dignity

8 months ago /

Minister of education Adamu Adamu has called on professors, other academic and students recruited as Ad-hoc staff for Saturday’s election to maintain professionalism, uphold the dignity of the academic community in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Education Minister Commends ASUU

9 months ago /
Education 

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has commended the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, for suspending its three months old strike.

ASUU Distinguishes N700B TerFund Releases From Revitalisation Fund

9 months ago /
Education  Nation 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, says it is not sure of the exact time it will be meeting with the federal government on Thursday as promised, as it is yet to conclude consultations with members over latest government's offer.

TETFUND Explains Baffa’s Sack As Exec. Secretary

9 months ago /
Education 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, has given reasons for the removal of Abdulahi Bichi Baffa as Executive Secretary and replaced him Professor  Suleiman Elias Bogoro.

The Labour Sector In 2018

10 months ago /
Nation 

It is hours to the December 31, 2018 deadline given by organized labour to begin show down with government if an executive bill is not submitted to the national assembly for a new national minimum wage some leaders have raised alarm that government is instigating workers into a strike with failed promises in order to push the no-work-no-pay policy.                       

House Of Reps Declares State Of Emergency In Education

11 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of Representatives has declared a state of emergency in the education sector following the myriad of problems that have befallen the sector.

Every Child Counts: Kwara Govt. Claims FG Borrowed Model From State

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Kwara State Government has commended the Federal Government for adopting the new educational model, “Every Child Counts”.

Ghana Asks Vice-Chancellor To Resign

1 year ago /
International News 

Ghana's Government has asked the Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Professor Obiri Danso, to step aside following violent protests a week ago.

Buhari Approves N22.68bn Retirement Benefit For Former Nigeria Airways Workers, N20bn For ASUU

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate release of twenty-two point six-eight billion naira to address the outstanding retirement benefits due to ex-workers of the liquidated Nigeria airways. 

ICPC Uncovers TETFUND Grant Misuse

1 year ago /
Nation 

The independent corrupt practices and other related offences commission ICPC, has recovered seven point five million unused grants from 11 lecturers of the Kaduna polytechnic, Kaduna.

Okorocha Sacks Commissioners, Aides

1 year ago /
Nation 

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has sacked the secretary to the state government, George Eche, his chief of staff, Uche Nwosu, deputy chief of staff, Kingsley Uju, and his principal secretary, paschal obi.

Nigeria Army University Gets N2bn Take-Off Grant

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The federal government has approved two billion naira for the take-off of the Nigerian army university, BIU.

Kwara College Of Education Students Protest Non- Payment Of Lecturers Salaries

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

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

1 year ago /
Education 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has commended the University of Ibadan for maintaining the number one position in the globally ranked institution in Nigeria.

Buhari Laments Poor Access to TETFund

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed worry over the inability of institutions to access funds at the Tertiary Education Trust Fund for the development of infrastructure and training of teachers


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