News - Education

Presidential Aide On SDGs Reus Large Number Of Out Of School Female Children

2 months ago /

The senior special adviser to the Nigerian president on sustainable development goals, SDG, Adejoke Adefulire says the seventeen SDG goals have been successfully translated into three major Nigerian languages for a better understanding of the objectives especially goal four, on education.

UTME Hiccups Continue On Day Two

2 months ago /

A few teething problems continue to bedevil the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

Ukraine Cautions Nigerian Students Over Unaccredited Institutions

2 months ago /

The Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigerian Valeri Aleksandruk has cautioned Nigeria students seeking to study medicine in any of its universities in the east European country to ensure that the institution is registered and has full accreditation.

UNICAL Establishes Police Naval Base On Campus

2 months ago /

In a bid to tackle the increased rate of insecurity and curb criminalities on and around the campus, the University of Calabar has established a fully equipped police station and secured approval for the construction of a navy base along the riverine corridor of the school.

Parents, Candidates Protest JAMB Disappointing Start

2 months ago /

Some candidates and their parents in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, are protesting what they describe as the disappointing start of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination, UTME.

Non-Academic Union Of College Of Education Ikere Issues 7-Day Ultimatum Over Sack Of 5 Senior Staff

2 months ago /

Following the disengagement of five senior staff of the College of Education Ikere, by the governing council of the institution, the affected staff in collaboration with the Non-Academic Staff Union of the institution have rejected the procedure followed in the sack of the affected persons.

Poly Teachers Threaten Another Strike

2 months ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has threatened to resume its suspended strike in five days over what it describes as government’s persistent failure to keep promises on agreements reached.

Colleges Of Education Teachers Threaten Another Strike

2 months ago /

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, has written a protest letter to the Education Minister, Adamu Adamu, threatening to resume strike which was suspended four months ago.

UNICEF Research Blames Poor School Attendance By Girls For Lack Of Female Teachers In Northern Nigeria

2 months ago /

Two pieces of research conducted in northern Nigeria by the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, have revealed that poor school attendance by girls is the result of the unavailability of female teachers.

Forum Advocates Inclusive Education For Children With Disabilities

2 months ago /

Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Abubakar says children with disabilities and those without a disability should benefit equally from inclusive education.

Oyo Promises Better Welfare For NYSC Members

2 months ago /

The Oyo state government says it will continue to place a very high premium on the welfare of corps members deployed to the state for the mandatory one-year national youth service scheme,

Academics Call For Intensification Of Anti-Corruption Fight

2 months ago /

Academics and policy experts in Nigeria have called for an intensification of the fight against corruption with more focus on grassroots sensitization.

Adamu Laments Inadequate Budgetary Allocation To Education

2 months ago /

The Minister of education, Adamu Adamu says the proposed 2019 budget will not adequately address the needs of professional and Trade Unions in tertiary institutions.

Kidnapped Islamic Scholar Regains Freedom

2 months ago /

After spending thirteen days in captivity in the hands of kidnappers, famous Kano Islamic scholar and Qur'anic Reciter Ahmad Suleiman has regained freedom.

FG, ASUU Meet On Timetable, Dismiss Strike

2 months ago /

The Federal Government’s negotiating team on Tuesday met with the Academic Staff Union Of Universities, ASUU, over delays in the implementation of agreements reached.

Six Head Teachers Arrested, Others Demoted In Delta For Illegal Levies

2 months ago /

Delta state government says despite the state’s prevailing challenges, it will not introduce payment of school fees in its primary and post-primary schools but to double its efforts in partnering with the private sector to uplift the standard of education in the state.  

FG Flags Off School Census

2 months ago /

The Nigerian government has started the conduct of the 2018/2019 annual school census in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

SSANIP Calls On State Govt. To Upgrade Calabar Health Tech College To Polytechnic

2 months ago /

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics, SSANIP, has called on the Cross River State Government to upgrade the state-owned College of Health Technology, Calabar to a full polytechnic.

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

3 months 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

3 months 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.