News - Education

Teachers' Unions Express Outrage Over Abduction Of Schoolgirls

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

NANS calls for an end to the ongoing strikes in polytechnics and colleges of education

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The National association of Nigerian Students, NANS, is again pleading with the Federal Government to find an end to the on going strikes by lecturers in polytechnics and colleges of education.

NDDC commissions state of the art hostel in University of Benin

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The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, handed over the 696-beds state of the art hostel to the authorities of the University of Benin.

Governor Theodore Orji says education is top priority

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The Abia state Governor Theodore Orji says one of his priorities is to improve the standard of education in the state.

NLNG donates two billion naira to six Nigerian universities

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Nigeria’s Liquefied National Gas NLNG has pledged a total sum of two billion naira to support one university each in the six geo-political zones of the country.

Colleges of Education: Students protest prolonged strike

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Students of Nigerian Colleges of Education on Tuesday staged a protest at the Federal Secretariat in the Central Business District of Abuja to draw attention to the on-going strike by their lecturers.

Nigerian education sector: Economic summit pushes for structural reforms

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President Goodluck Jonathan says Nigeria’s education sector is gradually experiencing a breath of fresh air under his watch.

SMASE Training: DG urges teachers to share experience with colleagues

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The National Teachers Institute is bent on sustaining the Strengthening Mathematics And Science Education (SMASE) programme as a way of enhancing teacher quality in the core subjects.

Kaduna cholera outbreak: Governor visits GGSS Kawo as he promises government's commitment

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Government Girls’ Secondary School Kawo which was established in 1962 to encourage females pursue western education. is lacking adequate water supply to keep its toilets clean. This may be responsible for the outbreak of cholera and other toilet infections.

Bridging the digital divide between the sexes: Stakeholders take campaign to Secondary schools

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The future of information and communications technology for the Nigerian woman appears promising as more secondary school girls have taken up the challenge of bridging the current digital divide by having careers in ICT.