News - Education

IG’S WIFE COMMISSIONS CLASSROOM BLOCKS

4 years ago /

The arrival of Ikechukwu Aduba as the Commissioner of Police in Delta State has brought smiles to parents and pupils of Police Children’s School, Asaba who have been subjected to studying in dilapidated classroom blocks having leaking roofs for the past years. 

 

Polytechnic students take to the streets to protest ongoing ASUP strike

4 years ago /

Polytechnic students across Nigeria blocked the main entrance of the Headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Education yesterday to protest their 8 months stay at home.

 

Nigerian Universities to account for funds allocated to them

4 years ago /

Following daily criticisms from Nigerians and members of the education union in Nigeria, the Government has come up with a plan for institutions to account for funds they have been given. 

 

Academic Activities Crippled In Colleges of Education As Lecturers’ Strike Enters 4th Week.

4 years ago /

For four weeks now, academic activities in Colleges of Education in Nigeria have been paralyzed following an indefinite strike by the Academic Staff union. 

 

International organization commends Nigerian government for dedication to the education sector

4 years ago /

The International Bureau of Education, IBE, the world’s leading curriculum organization, on Wednesday in Geneva, elected Nigeria’s Professor Godswill Obioma as its president at the 63rd annual conference of member states. 

ASSU president turns his attention to Ondo state government

4 years ago /

According to ASUU national president, Nasir Isa Fagge, the situation at Adekunle Ajasin University in Ondo state may destroy academic harmony in the university if not checked.  

ASUP STRIKE UPDATE: ASUP insists on continuing strike

4 years ago /

There seems to be no end in sight to the ongoing strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP as the union has vowed to continue with the action until the federal government meets its demands.

SSANU ISSUES STRICT WARNINGS TO THE FG

4 years ago /

Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU has condemned the directive of the federal government to exclude university staff primary schools in the university budget from 2014.

Newly completed Hostel buildings commissioned in Federal University of Technology, Owerri

4 years ago /

The Niger Delta Development Commission is set to commission its prototype hostel project at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

National Teachers Institute commences thorough training of Maths and Science Teachers

4 years ago /

The National Teachers Institute says the objective of its national training on strengthening mathematics and science education in Nigeria is to enable students appreciate the importance of science education.

Canadian High Commissioner speaks on ways to improve Nigeria's education sector

4 years ago /

Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Perry Calderwood expressed the belief that with the proper utilization of resources, Nigeria will be able to successfully reform its education sector.

Details of the latest meeting between the Federal government and ASUP

4 years ago /

The federal government on Tuesday met with the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, with a view to ending the strike embarked upon by the union.

ASUP STRIKE UPDATE: FG, ASUP trade blames over lingering strike

4 years ago /

About 75 government polytechnics across the country have been on strike to protest the non-implementation of an agreement reached with the Federal government since 1999.

Director General of National Teachers Institute calls for better quality of teachers

4 years ago /

The Director General of the National Teachers Institute, Ladan Sharehu has called for the continued strengthening of science and national teachers training in the country.

National Assembly warns Nigerian students against considering Cyprus university

4 years ago /

Chairman House Committee on Diaspora, Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa has raised concerns on moves by authorities of the Cyprus International University, North Cyprus to lure Nigerian students to the school.

Governor Al-Makura inaugurates Governing Council

4 years ago /

Governor Tanko Al-Makura has inaugurated a governing council in a bid to restructure the education sector in the state.

ASUP President accuses FG of disregarding Polytechnic students

4 years ago /

The Academic staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, which has been on strike for 7 months now, is claiming that the Federal government has no interest in resolving the grievances of the union.

Federal government pays ASUU members five-month salary arrears

4 years ago /

The payment of the five-month salary areas owed University lecturers has been interpreted as a show of dedication of the part of the government to fulfill the agreements between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and the federal government.

ASUU President assures Nigerians of better standard of education in 2014

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The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr Nasir Fagge, released a statement on Thursday assuring Nigerians that the benefits of the battle fought to salvage the education sector in 2013 will be judiciously used to bring about visible structures in the sector.

National Teachers Institute argues for better quality of teachers in schools

4 years ago /

The chairman, House Committee on MDGs, Ado Doguwa says Nigeria will pursue the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals beyond the 2015 target year.