News - Education

Ebenezer Obey Appointed Professor Emeritus At Olabisi Onabanjo University

4 years ago /

A veteran Nigerian musician, Ebenezer Obey, has been appointed a Professor Emeritus at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State.   

ASUP Suspends Strike For 3 Months

4 years ago /

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) said it suspended its labour action that had lasted ten months. They took this action for a few grounds they considered at their emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting today.

UBEC Threatens To Prosecute Contractor For Substandard Building

4 years ago /

The construction of school projects with substandard materials is giving the Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, sleepless night.  

New Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau Meets With ASUP

4 years ago /

The new minister of education, Ibrahim Shekarau has pleaded with striking polytechnic lecturers suspend their strike in the interest of suffering students.  

Newly Completed School Hall Due For Commissioning Collapses In Osun State

4 years ago /

A newly completed hall built by the Osun State government inside Ejigbo High School in Ejigbo, Osun state has collapsed. The building collapsed around 6am yesterday July 9th as workers were putting finishing touches to it in order to meet up with the Friday date for the commissioning.

Governor Oshiomhole Recalls Sacked Teachers

4 years ago /

Edo state government has cancelled the planned competency test for teachers in the state and recalled the 936 teachers who were sacked over certificate discrepancies and age falsification.              

FG Committed To Improve Tertiary Education - President Jonathan

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan says the federal government will continue to support and encourage every effort made to grow the university system and other tertiary education institutions in the country.    

COEASU Strike: Wike Calls On Union To Call It Off

4 years ago /

The federal government on Monday inaugurated a technical committee to advise it on the merit or otherwise for colleges of education to award both National Certificate in Education, NCE and Bachelor of Education Degree.  

Lecturers Drag UNIABUJA To Court Over VC Appointment

4 years ago /

Some lecturers of the University of Abuja has dragged Universitu to the National Industrial court Abuja over the appointment of a Vice-Chancellor of the university saying the appointment didn’t follow due process.

ASUP Blames NSIWC For Scuttling Efforts At Resolving Issues With FG

4 years ago /

The Academic Staff Union Of Polytechnics, ASUP, is blaming the Salaries, Income And Wages Commission of scuttling efforts at resolving the union’s dispute with the federal government.

Presidential Committee On HND/Bsc Dichotomy Submit Report On Friday

4 years ago /

Three weeks after it was given its assignment, the inter-ministerial technical committee on the removal of ceiling on career progression of Higher National Diploma, HND holders and dichotomy between HND and degree holders on Friday submitted its report.

President Jonathan Approves Establishment Of Federal Polytechnic In Bonny

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the establishment of a Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas in Bonny, Rivers state with a takeoff grant of one billion naira for the polytechnic to commence academic activities.

OAU Students Demand Immediate Reopening Of Institution

4 years ago /

Students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and members of civil society groups have called for the immediate re-opening of the institution to enable the students return to campus.  

JAMB Releases Admission Cut Off Mark For 2014/2015 Academic Calendar

4 years ago /

The policy committee on admission into tertiary institutions on Tuesday resolved to retain the score of 180 as the minimum point for the 2014/2015 admission into universities while 150 was approved as the minimum point for polytechnics and colleges of education.

NEEDS Assessment Committee On Polytechnics And Colleges Of Education Submits Reports

4 years ago /

The presidential committee on NEEDS assessment to public polytechnics and colleges of education on Tuesday submitted its report.   

UNIABUJA Gets New VC

4 years ago /

The governing council of the University of Abuja has elected Professor Michael Umale Adikwu of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, as the new Vice Chancellor, replacing Professor James Adelabu, whose tenure expired on June 30.  

Pace Setters College Graduates 95 Students

4 years ago /

Access to quality education and good moral upbringing are essential for the attainment of peaceful co-existence in Nigeria.  

Benue State Government Partners With Private Proprietors On Education

4 years ago /

The Benue state government has set machinery in motion to hand over primary and post primary schools to private proprietors.  

Master Edun Olabanji Emerges Lagos State

4 years ago /

Master Edun Olabanji, a 15-year-old student of Army Children’s Senior Secondary School, Onigbongbo, assumed office as Lagos state "One-Day Governor" at Alausa Ikeja.

Nyesom Wike Calls On Educational Institutions To Improve Security Around Their Premises

4 years ago /

Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike, has again called on educational institutions across the country to improve on security around their premises by liaising with relevant security agencies to avoid being targeted by terrorists.


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