Tag: Education

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

Nigerians Spend N1trn Annually on Foreign Education — University Don

Henry Solomon- December 12, 2018

The Pro Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, on Wednesday said that Nigerians were spending a whooping N1 trillion annually to pursue university education ... Read More

FG Approves Reduction in JAMB, NECO, Basic Exams’ Fees

Henry Solomon- November 28, 2018

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the downward review of the examination registration fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior ... Read More

FG Considers Education Bond for Public Varsities

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

The Federal Government is considering setting up an education bond to finance infrastructure in public universities, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Buhari made the idea ... Read More

PCNI Commences Training Workshop on Transitional Justice

Tanimu- November 7, 2018

The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) has commenced a training workshop on peace-building and transitional justice in Maiduguri, Borno State. The workshop which ... Read More

[email protected] Establishes IT Resource Centre in Borno State

Tanimu- October 31, 2018

The Buhari Plan, the federal government’s roadmap for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the North-East, identifies improving access to information technology as one of the ... Read More

NUT Task Government on Out-of-School Children

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2018

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), has called on government at all levels to address the problem of Out-of-School Children across the country. Dr Nasir ... Read More

VSF, ITF Earmark N130M for 1,500 out-of-school North East Children

Tanimu- October 2, 2018

The Victims Support Fund (VSF) in partnership with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has earmarked N130 million for 1,500 out-of-school children in the three states ... Read More