News - Education

Press Release: Miss Success Of Okotie Eboh Primary School, Sapele

1 month ago /

Since the video of Miss Success of Okotie Eboh Primary School, Sapele broke and went viral last Friday, I have been inundated with messages and calls primarily for two reasons:

Federal University Oye-Ekiti Crisis Deepens

1 month ago /

The crisis rocking the federal university, Oye-Ekiti has assumed a new dimension with the ASUU leadership in the school calling for the intervention of the national executive council on the issues crippling the effective running of the union. 

FUOYE Crisis: ASUU Calls On FG To Address Issues

1 month ago /

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the federal government to look into issues of alleged victimisation of its members by the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, (FUOYE), Professor Kayode Soremekun.

NECO Apprehends 12,000 Exam Cheats

2 months ago /

The National Examinations Council, NECO, says it recorded more irregularities in the last November December external candidates examination with an upward trend in candidates’ involvement in examination malpractices as compared to 2017.

Education Minister Commends ASUU

2 months ago /

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has commended the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, for suspending its three months old strike.

ASUU Distinguishes N700B TerFund Releases From Revitalisation Fund

2 months ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, says it is not sure of the exact time it will be meeting with the federal government on Thursday as promised, as it is yet to conclude consultations with members over latest government's offer.

Teachers Union, NUT Faults Modus Operandi Of N-Power

2 months ago /

Teachers under the umbrella of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, have faulted the modus operandi of the Federal Government's N-Power intervention programmes in school, which recruits teachers on a temporary basis.

FG Entices ASUU With TETFUND Projects

2 months ago /

For the second time in two weeks, the Federal Government has expressed optimism that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will resume before the 2019 general elections, despite an inconclusive ninth meeting on Friday, February 1, 2019.

FG, ASUU Meet Again Over Strike

2 months ago /

The Federal Government has met with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, for the ninth time over finding a lasting solution the ongoing lecturers strike.

Protesting Students Vow To Disrupt Elections

2 months ago /

The National Association of Polytechnic Students has vowed to disrupt the February 16 presidential election unless the strike by their teachers is called off.

Nigeria Civic Education Review Enters Third Phase

2 months ago /

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, NERDC, Professor Ismail Junaidu, says the review of civic education curriculum in Nigeria when fully updated will refocus and strengthen teaching and learning in schools.

FG Uncovers 66 Illegal Varsities

2 months ago /

The Nigerian government has uncovered sixty-six illegal universities and sixty-eight unapproved polytechnics monotechnic, specialized technical and vocational institutions.

TETFUND Explains Baffa’s Sack As Exec. Secretary

2 months ago /

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, has given reasons for the removal of Abdulahi Bichi Baffa as Executive Secretary and replaced him Professor  Suleiman Elias Bogoro.

Polytechnic Students, Graduates Want Professional Recognition From ARCON For HND Holders

3 months ago /

Students of architecture in polytechnics and graduates with the Higher National Diploma have urged the Architect Registration Council of Nigeria, ARCON, to accord them professional recognition for career progression.

ASUU Strike: Lecturers May Suspend Action Soon

3 months ago /

The meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities has ended with some resolutions reached, but the lecturers insist a draft memo must be delivered before it can take any decision to suspend strike.

INEC Laments ASUU Strike, Says It Will Affect Preparations For 2019 Polls

4 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, says the lingering industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will have serious impact on the level of preparation for the conduct of the 2019 elections.

Polytechnic Teachers Strike Continues As Meeting With FG Ends In Deadlock

4 months ago /

It's a long holiday for students in Nigerian Polytechnics as a meeting between Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and the Federal Government has ended in a deadlock.

FG To Sack Unqualified Teachers

4 months ago /

There are indications that Nigeria needs two hundred and fifty thousand teachers annually to bridge the existing deficit even with the presence of a large number of those said to be unqualified.

FG, ASUU Resume Talks

4 months ago /

The Federal  Government on Tuesday resumed talks with the leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the ongoing strike in Nigerian universities which clocked four weeks on Tuesday.

ASUU Strike: FG Has Withdrawn `No Work No Pay’ Threat - Ogunyemi

4 months ago /

The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking university teachers.