Tag: Education

Senate Public Hearing on Secondary

Suleiman Idris- June 23, 2022

It is said that, the only process for a Nation to become exceptional is largely dependent on the level of support for it's educational system. ... Read More

Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics (ASUP) Suspends Strike

Abdul Jimoh- May 28, 2022

  A two-week definite strike by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP which started on the 16th of May has been suspended. A statement ... Read More

President Buhari Approves 5 New Universities

AMT Tanimu- June 21, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of five new universities specialised in technology and health to close the huge gap in the doctor-patient ratio ... Read More

FG Energizes Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi with Solar Hybrid Mini-Grid

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2020

Under the Federal Government's Energizing Education Programme (EEP), the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) in Benue state was energized with a 8.25MW Solar Hybrid ... Read More

Kogi Govt. proposes 20% of Annual Budget for Education Sector

Abdul Jimoh- November 13, 2020

Kogi Government has proposed a 20 per cent allocation to the education sector out of the state’s 2021 annual budget. The state’s Commissioner for Education, ... Read More

Fed. Poly Mubi Now has 35 PhD holders Compared to 5 in 2013 – Acting Rector

Henry Solomon- September 10, 2020

The Federal Polytechnic, Mubi, on Thursday said it had boosted its staff strength with 35 PhD holders compared to the five it had in in ... Read More

20,000 to Benefit from NEDC Education Endowment Trust Fund — Chairman

Henry Solomon- August 7, 2020

The North-East Development Commission (NEDC) says no fewer than 20,000 indigenes will benefit from the commission’s Education Endowment Trust Fund (NEDC-EEF) in the region. The ... Read More

MDCAN Withdraws Service from Medical Education

Henry Solomon- February 26, 2020

The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), have announced the withdrawal of their services from medical education ... Read More

Adamawa Poly Recommends Sack of 4 Lecturers

Henry Solomon- February 20, 2020

The Adamawa Polytechnic, Yola, has recommended the state Ministry of Tertiary and Professional Education, to terminate the appointment of four lecturers involved in examination malpractice. ... Read More

Governor Sanwo-Olu to Perform Groundbreaking of OPM Free School

Henry Solomon- December 12, 2019

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos is expected to be the guest of honour as Omega Power Ministries (OPM) performs the groundbreaking of its free school ... Read More

FG Inaugurates Committee for Secondary Education Commission

Henry Solomon- June 13, 2019

The Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated a 15-man committee for the take-off of the National Commission for Secondary Education. Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry ... Read More

Orphan Victorious at 2019 Lighthouse Spelling Bee Competition

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2019

Timilehin Lawal of Tabitha Home, an orphanage, has emerged the winner of the 2019 Lighthouse Spelling Bee Competition which held at the Lead City International ... Read More

UBEC to Adopt Open Schooling to Reduce Out-of-School Children

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2019

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) is set to adopt Open Schooling Programme as a strategy to reduce the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria. ... Read More

Second term:Gov. Ganduje declares free, compulsory education

admin- May 29, 2019

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared free primary and secondary education for school age children in the state.‎ He made the declaration in his ... Read More

157 Prisoners Get Formal Education- NPS

Henry Solomon- April 8, 2019

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says no fewer than 157 prison inmates across the country have embraced formal education. Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, Controller-General of the ... Read More

FCT teachers laud Institut Francais for French competition

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 20, 2019

Some teachers in the FCT on Wednesday in Abuja applauded the Institut Francais for organising a French competition called `Dictee’. 'Dictee' in French is dictation ... Read More

Buhari approves Oshiomhole, Lai, 14 others as presidential inauguration committee members

admin- March 13, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has set up the 2019 Presidential Inauguration Committee with the mandate to plan, organise and execute all approved activities for the swearing ... Read More

Ekiti Govt. pays N24m WAEC administrative charges for candidates

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on Friday approved N24 million for the payment of administrative charges for 13,390 candidates in public secondary ... Read More

My administration will make Education Nigeria’s new oil, gold – Ezekwesili

inno.korie- January 13, 2019

Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says she will make education as Nigeria’s new oil well and ... Read More

Ibadan University hijab crisis: Judge preaches out of court settlement

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 11, 2019

Justice Laniran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan, Oyo on Friday advised parties in the ban of Hijab wearing legal tussle, to ... Read More