News - Tertiary Education

Buhari Calls On Nigerians To Unite To Rescue And Rebuild Nigeria During Acceptance Speech

4 years ago /
Politics 

General Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on all Nigerians to be united in building a new Nigeria. He made this appeal during his acceptance speech after he was declared as the presidential candidate during the party's national convention that held in Lagos, southwest,...

FG Spends N50Bn On Higher Institutions In Imo

4 years ago /
Education 

The Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, said on Friday that the Federal Government spent more than N50 billion in higher institutions located in Imo in the last three years. Shekarau made the disclosure in Owerri while answering questions from newsmen during an Impact Assessment visit to the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede...

Ibrahim Shekarau Commends TETFund Towards The Development Of Tertiary Education

4 years ago /
Education 

The minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has commended TETFund’s efforts towards the development of tertiary education in Nigeria. He gave the commendation at the inauguration of TETFund sponsored, published, specialized higher education textbooks and TETFund guidelines on institution based research, in Abuja on Thursday.  Shekarau lauded the National Book Development Fund...

FG Approves N100m In 2011 For Establishment Of Entrepreneur Centres In Universities

4 years ago /
Education 

The Federal Government said it approved N100 million in 2011 for the establishment of Entrepreneurship Centres in both federal and state universities in the country. Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), made this known on Wednesday in Bauchi, while declaring open a two-day workshop on “Entrepreneurship...

Jonathan Vows To Bring Perpetrators Of Corruption To Justice

4 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday in Abuja restated his commitment to build strong institutions to tackle corruption and bring perpetrators of graft in the country to justice. Speaking at his official declaration for a second term bid, Jonathan said that he was determined and focussed to eradicate corruption in other sectors...

Presidential Declaration Address By His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

On the Occasion of His Declaration of Intent to Run for the 2015 Presidential Elections under the Platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Eagle Square, AbujaTuesday 11th November, 2014Dear Compatriots:1. Four years ago, precisely September 18, 2010; I stood in this Eagle Square, to offer myself for election as...

President Goodluck Launches Schools Agric Programme Today

5 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

President Goodluck Jonathan today, Monday October 20, launched the schools agricultural programme. This is in a bid to introduce young school children to the culture of agriculture as a business for effective sustainability. The senior special assistant to the president on schools Agric programme, Dr Baraka Sani, disclosed this during a...

NUC Approves Nine More Private Universities

5 years ago /
Education 

THE Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, Professor Julius Okojie, has disclosed that the commission has recommended nine new private universities for accreditation in Nigeria. Prof. Julius Okojie, disclosed this yesterday while speaking at an interactive session with the Education Correspondents Association of Nigeria (ECAN), in Abuja. He said the commission...

Nigerian Universities Now Among Top 100 in Africa – TETFund

5 years ago /
Education 

The chairman of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Musa Babayo says the agency is putting in place measures to fine tune its ongoing intervention programmes to improve capacity of lecturers in Nigeria’s institutions of higher learning.    

FG Committed To Improve Tertiary Education - President Jonathan

5 years ago /
Education 

President Goodluck Jonathan says the federal government will continue to support and encourage every effort made to grow the university system and other tertiary education institutions in the country.    

President Jonathan Approves Establishment Of Federal Polytechnic In Bonny

5 years ago /
Education 

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the establishment of a Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas in Bonny, Rivers state with a takeoff grant of one billion naira for the polytechnic to commence academic activities.

FG To Deal With Tertiary Institutions That Mismanage Funds

5 years ago /
Education 

The Nigerian government is threatening to deal decisively with authorities of academic institutions who mismanage funds and resources allocated to them.  

TETFUND calls on Universities to access funds for research

5 years ago /
Education 

Nigerian institutions and researchers have been encouraged to take advantage of the billions of naira made available by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund TETFUND, for research purposes.  

 

Nigerian Universities to account for funds allocated to them

5 years ago /
Education 

Following daily criticisms from Nigerians and members of the education union in Nigeria, the Government has come up with a plan for institutions to account for funds they have been given. 

ASUP STRIKE UPDATE: ASUP insists on continuing strike

5 years ago /
Education 

There seems to be no end in sight to the ongoing strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP as the union has vowed to continue with the action until the federal government meets its demands.


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