News - Education

FG Awards 10-Year Old Nigerian Poet N6 Million Scholarship

4 years ago /

The Nigerian government has granted a N6 million scholarship to a 10-year-old international performance poet Chukwuemeka Obi-Obasi to cover his secondary school education.  

Governor Babangida Aliyu Calls On Past Northern Leaders To Help Stop Insurgency

4 years ago /

Former Nigerian military head of state, Abdusalami Abubakar has called on all Nigerians to join hands to end the Boko Haram insurgency.

UNIMAID Appoints Professor Njodi As VC

4 years ago /

The University of Maiduguri, Borno state has appointed a new Vice Chancellor in the person of Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi.  

World Bank, Eight African Countries Partner To Build 19 Centres Of Excellence

4 years ago /

The World Bank in collaboration with eight west and central African countries on Thursday launched the African Centres of Excellence project to promote regional specialization higher institutions in the two sub-regions.  

NUT Joins Call For Release Of Abducted Chibok Schoolgirls

4 years ago /

Teachers in public primary and secondary schools across Nigeria embarked on a one day strike to protest the abduction of over 200 school girls as well as the killing of 173 teachers in Borno and Yobe states.      

FG To Deal With Tertiary Institutions That Mismanage Funds

4 years ago /

The Nigerian government is threatening to deal decisively with authorities of academic institutions who mismanage funds and resources allocated to them.  

UNESCO Demands Improvement On Budgetary Allocation For Education

4 years ago /

The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO says education systems around the world are failing the poor and marginalized who constitute a large percentage of those out of school.  

Federal Government To Reintroduce Homegrown School Feeding Programme

4 years ago /

Supervising minister of education Nyesom Wike made this known at the twelfth quarterly meeting between the management of the Universal Basic Education Commission and Executive Chairmen of State Universal Basic Education Boards.  

SMASE Training To Be Replicated In Secondary Schools - Nyesom Wike

4 years ago /

Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike says Strengthening Mathematics and Science Education, SMASE training programme for primary school teachers will be replicated in secondary schools and colleges of education in the country.  

Teachers' Unions Express Outrage Over Abduction Of Schoolgirls

4 years ago /

Nigeria Union of Teachers and Education International a body representing about 13 million teachers around the world have expressed outrage over the killing of teachers and the recent abduction of schoolgirls in Borno state by Boko Haram insurgents.  

Supervising Minister Of Education Speaks On HND Degree Holders Dichotomy

4 years ago /

Efforts to end the descrimination between polytechnic and university graduates as a result of the ceiling on career progression especially in the public service has received a boost.            

Worker says Mbu's decision is a reminder of his activities in Rivers State.

4 years ago /

The use of tear-gas on polytechnic and college of education lecturers who were protesting the alleged insensitivity of government to the ten-month strike of the academic staff of polytechnic lecturers earlier in the week has been described by workers as the height of impunity by the Abuja police command.  

Police disrupts ASUP and COEASU protest

4 years ago /

Police on Tuesday in Abuja used water cannons and tear gas to disrupt a peaceful protest by the striking lecturers of public owned Polytechnics and Colleges of Education

FG calls on ASUP, COEASU to end strike

4 years ago /

The federal government has again pleaded with striking polytechnic and colleges of education lecturers to call off their strikes in the interest of suffering students and the system.  

Education stakeholders call for end to strike

4 years ago /

Academic Staff Unions of Colleges of Education and Polytechnics have been told to reconcile their differences with the federal government to end the lingering strike in their citadels of learning.  

ASUP and COEASU to stage protest in Abuja tomorrow

4 years ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union will on Tuesday state a peaceful protest in Abuja to sensitize Nigerians about their plight and refusal to honour agreements.

 

ASUP calls on government to end ten-month strike

4 years ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic ASUP has again pleaded with the federal government to be sensitive to the plight and pains of students who have been at home for ten months.    

TETFUND calls on Universities to access funds for research

4 years ago /

Nigerian institutions and researchers have been encouraged to take advantage of the billions of naira made available by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund TETFUND, for research purposes.  

Universities accused of admitting less than their carrying capacity

4 years ago /

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is again blaming the nation’s universities for not fully utilizing their carrying capacities.

Rivers state government trains exam ethics marshals against exam malpractice

4 years ago /

The Rivers state government in partnership with the Exam Ethics Marshal International has trained 1,000 teachers and other professionals to step-up ongoing campaign against exam malpractice.