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NUC Denies Compulsory Arabic Course

1 week ago /

The National Universities Commission, NUC says it is not true that the Arabic language has been a compulsory course topic of study in the general studies course for 100 level students.

Over 70,000 Candidates Sit For 2018 Common Entrance Into Unity Schools

1 week ago /

Over 70,000 pupils sat for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination into the one hundred and four unity schools across Nigeria.

SERAP To UI, AAUA: Reverse Increased Fees Or Face Legal Actions

1 week ago /

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the authorities of the University of Ibadan (UI) and Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) to immediately reverse the increases in fees at the institutions or face legal action.

Sagay Recommends JAMB Anti-Corruption Model To MDAs

1 week ago /

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, prof. Itse Sagay has advised ministries, departments and agencies to adopt the model of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, in the fight against corruption.  

Ondo University Students Protest Fee Hike

2 weeks ago /

Students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko in Ondo State, have taken to major streets in Akure, the state capital to protest hike in their school fees.

Edo State Gets Thumps-Up For Introducing Cultural Clubs In Schools

2 weeks ago /

The Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe has commended the decision of the Edo State Government in introducing cultural clubs in public schools.

Gombe State University Of Technology To Commence Academic Activities Soon

2 weeks ago /

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has restated his commitment to the commencement of academic activities from October this year at the state university of technology, Kumo in Akko local government area of the state. 

Education Minister Blames Challenges In Education System On Corruption

1 month ago /

The minister of Education, Adamu Adamu says corruption in the immediate past administration is responsible for most of the challenges in the nation’s education system.

Care Givers Advocate Healthcare For Children With Down Syndrome

1 month ago /

Caregivers of children with Down syndrome want the Nigerian government to make education a priority for them.

Government, Individuals Challenged On Education For Disabled Children

1 month ago /

The Nigerian government and well meaning individuals have been challenged to take up the responsibility of educating children with disabilities.

Australian High Commission Links Human Rights With World Poetry Day In Abuja

1 month ago /

The need to raise awareness among secondary school students on their rights and abilities to become future advocates of positive change, took centre stage at a human rights poetry competition in Abuja.  

Low Awareness Marks World Poetry Day In Abuja

1 month ago /

With a decline in students interest in literary activities such as creative writing and poetic expressions, academics have called for a return to the oral tradition of poetry recitation to develop and revive young people’s creative abilities.  

45 Blind Candidates Sit For JAMB Exams

1 month ago /

Forty five visually impaired candidates are sitting for the 2018 unified tertiary matriculation examination in the five centres approved across the country.

Three Students Gunned Down In Calabar Cult Clash

1 month ago /

No fewer than three suspected cultists were killed at the university of Calabar following a gangster war, among the students confraternity group.

UNICAL To Commence Anti-Terrorrism Studies

1 month ago /

Following the spate of insecurity in  the Niger delta region in particular and Nigeria in general,the university of calabar,unical, has revealed plans to include security and anti-terrorrism studies to the institution’s programmes  of study.

University Workers Suspend Three Months Strike

1 month ago /

Three Nigerian University Non-Teaching Staff Unions have suspended their 3months old strike.  

JAMB Arrest Cheats

1 month ago /

Two suspects have been arrested for examination malpractices in the ongoing unified tertiary matriculation examination, UTME, at the Baptist academy computer based centre, karu in Abuja.

Spain Advocates Improved Literature For Nigerian Children

1 month ago /

The Spanish embassy in Nigeria wants the literature for the Nigerian child improved to foster ethnic and cultural orientation and national unity.

Cross River Establishes State Owned British/Canadian Int'l School In Obudu

1 month ago /

Cross river state governor, Prof Ben Ayade says he is delighted with the quality of work at the state owned British/Canadian international primary and post primary school built under the universal basic education fund  in Obudu Local Government area of the state.

Striking Non- Academic Unions Of Universities Accuse Fed. Govt. Of Neglect

1 month ago /

Three non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian universities have accused the federal government of will-fully neglecting their demands, thereby prolonging the over two months strike.


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