Tag: Universities

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

TETFUND Boss Displeased With Inability of Institutions to Access Funds

Henry Solomon- October 27, 2017

  The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Dr Abdullahi Bichi, has expressed displeasure over the inability of some tertiary institutions in the country ... Read More

Nigeria’s Future Lies In An Education System That Focuses On Building Talents  – Dogara

Abdul Jimoh- October 20, 2017

Yakubu DogaraSpeaker HoR Nigeria must discard colonial education system to make progress ...Advocates establishment of student loan scheme ....Lauds Covenant University's giant strides Speaker of ... Read More

Educationist Raises Concern on Impact of Social Media on Reading

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 25, 2017

Mr Adeleke Adewale, a retired principal, says the advent of social media has adverse effect on the reading culture amongst Nigerian youths and should be ... Read More

ASUP Faults New JAMB Cut-Off Mark

Abdul Jimoh- August 25, 2017

ASUP On JAMB Cutt of Mark The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) says the new cut-off mark for admission into universities, polytechnics, monotechnics and ... Read More

Update: JAMB Proffers Solution To Ease Candidates’ Registration

Henry Solomon- April 2, 2017

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says that eligible candidates for its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now purchase the pin for ... Read More

FG Called To Extend Corruption Fight To Universities

admin- August 22, 2016

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities has called on the Federal Government to extend its corruption fight to the University community.  This was part ... Read More

FG, Stakeholders Agree On N2,500 As Post-UTME Screening Fee

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2016

The Federal Ministry of Education and other stakeholders in the tertiary education sub-sector have agreed on N2,500 as the fee for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ... Read More

‘Fuel Scarcity A Political Sabotage’ Says ASUU President

Henry Solomon- March 31, 2016

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the persistence fuel scarcity faced by Nigerians in all parts of the country, is part of the ... Read More

Education Minister Urges Nigerian Academics To Access 7.8 Billion Naira Unaccessed Fund For Research

Abdul Jimoh- November 14, 2014

Franca Uzoma-Olua Education Minister, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau has urged Nigerian academics to expedite efforts at accessing the seven point eight billion naira unaccessed fund for ... Read More

Jonathan Launches Sustainable Development Solutions Network

admin- May 8, 2013

The challenges of sustainable development such as climate change, global warming and other environmental factors which include desertification, flooding, and erosion, are surmountable noted President ... Read More