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ASUU Declares Indefinite Strike

1 week ago /

The Academic Staffs Union Of Universities, ASUU, has embarked on indefinite strike over what it described as poor funding of universities.

NGO Calls For Full, Free Education At Basic Level

2 weeks ago /

The major objective of the universal basic education programme is to provide free, universal and compulsory basic education for every Nigerian child aged six to fifteen. To this end, governments at all levels have been urged to make education at the basic level truly free by eradicating some levies imposed on parents which some cannot afford, thereby making the children opt out of school.

Colleges Of Education Begin Indefinite Strike

1 month ago /

The president of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, Nuhu Ogirima has directed members in all 47 colleges across the country to begin indefinite strike from Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Polytechnic Teachers Want Massive Investment In Technology To Reposition Economy

2 months ago /

The president, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Usman Dutse has called on the federal government to reposition the Nigerian economy through technological and managerial skills for better productivity and meaningful encouragement of unemployed youths.

NANS Bans Awards

2 months ago /

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS has banned all forms of awards and recognitions on behalf of the group until further notice.

Colleges Of Education Teachers Threaten Strike

2 months ago /

The Colleges Of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU is threatening to halt the resumption of the new academic year following the stalled renegotiation of the agreement between the federal government of Nigeria and the colleges academic union.

Japan Invests $2m To Train Teachers In Nigeria’s North East

2 months ago /

Japan is investing about two million dollars in a pilot project to train teachers in Nigeria’s north east on thirty four new entrepreneurial subjects in the reviewed schools curriculum.

Enugu Trains Teachers On ICT

2 months ago /

 A two-day ICT training programme for teachers in Enugu State, South East Nigeria has opened at the state capital, Enugu.

Osinbajo Says FG Committed To Digital Training Of Teachers

3 months ago /

The Federal Government says it is committed to deploying digital technology in scaling-up training of teachers in Nigeria.

University Of Agriculture Makurdi Shut Down Indefinitely

3 months ago /

The Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi Benue state was closed down indefinitely on Wednesday following protests and vandalization by students as a result of an accident that claimed the of life of a student and injured several others within the campus.

Ganduje Offers Free Education To 100 Borno Orphans

3 months ago /

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has offered free education, from primary to tertiary level, to 100 Borno children orphaned by insurgency.

Kwara College Of Education Students Protest Non- Payment Of Lecturers Salaries

3 months ago /

The peaceful demonstration of the students of the college of education Ilorin, Kwara state over the alleged non-payment of their lecturers’ four months salaries turned chaotic on Monday as policemen forcefully used tear gas to disperse them.

FG Commends University Of Ibadan

3 months ago /

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has commended the University of Ibadan for maintaining the number one position in the globally ranked institution in Nigeria.

Osinbajo Congratulates Golden Anambra School Girls

3 months ago /

Professor Osinbajo has congratulated the five young girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha Anambra state, south-east Nigeria who represented the country and Africa at the world technovation challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, United States and won the gold medal.

Provosts Seek Review Of Colleges Of Education Act

3 months ago /

The chairman, committee of provosts of colleges of education, Ignatius Ezom is calling for an immediate review of the act establishing colleges of education to enable them expand their internally generated revenue drive.

Education Administrators Worry Over Students Performances In English, Mathematics

3 months ago /

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) in a recent report revealed that eighty three percent of its candidates in Nigeria failed the external examination which includes mathematics and English Language.

Infrastructural Decay Derail Academic Activities In Imo School

3 months ago /

Students of Okwuato Secondary  School in Abo Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, South East Nigeria are crying out over the dilapidated state of infrastructure in their school.

FG Approves Education Bank, Students Loan Scheme

3 months ago /

The Nigerian government has approved the establishment of education bank and students loan boards by states at concessionary interest rates to allow students easy access to fund.

Colleges Of Education Pensioner Appeal For Payment Of Arrears

3 months ago /

 The National Union of Pensioners, Federal Colleges of Education chapter is appealing to President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the appropriate agencies to urgently release funds budgeted for payment of its outstanding arrears.

Gombe State University To Commence Academic Activities

4 months ago /

With the inauguration of the Council for the Gombe State University for Science and Technology, Kumo, Academic activities would begin in earnest from the month of November.

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