News - Education

NLNG To Spend N2BN In Six Varsities

4 years ago /

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas limited on Friday flagged-off the implementation phase of the N2bn NLNG University Support Programme by signing a memorandum of agreement with six universities in the country.

National Conference: Delegates Demand 26% Budgetary Allocation For Education

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Delegates to the ongoing National Conference have emphasized the need for the Nigerian government to allocate a minimum of 26% of its budgetary provision to the education sector as recommended by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organizations, UNESCO.  

Gordon Brown, President Jonathan Meet AS FG Kick Off 'Safe School Initiative'

4 years ago /

The Nigerian government’s 'Safe School Initiative' has received a boost of N3.2 billion.                                                             

Nigerian Parents Decry High Cost Of Education

4 years ago /

Nigerian parents and students have again decried what they describe as the arbitrary increase in fees charged not only in private schools but also in public institutions.

SSANU Joins ASUU On Indefinite Strike In University Of Abuja

4 years ago /

Barely one month to the end of the five year tenure of the present Vice Chancellor, Professor Sunday Adelabu, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU of the University of Abuja began another indefinite strike.    

House Of Reps Tell Universities To Stop Admitting Students For Non-accredited Courses

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has raised alarm over the practice by some Nigerian universities of admitting students to pursue programmes they are not accredited to offer.    

Delta State Polytechnic Holds Her First Convocation

4 years ago /

Delta state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan says institutions of higher learning in the state will be encouraged to produce graduates who are academically sound and worthy in character.  

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