News - Colleges Of Education

Colleges Of Education Begin Indefinite Strike

1 week ago /
Education  Nation 

The president of the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, Nuhu Ogirima has directed members in all 47 colleges across the country to begin indefinite strike from Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Medical And Health Workers Join Labour Strike

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The medical and health workers union of Nigeria says an injunction by the national industrial court that it should not go on strike over her salary adjustment demand does not exclude the union from joining a nationwide action called by the Nigeria Labour Congress.

Colleges Of Education Teachers Threaten Strike

1 month ago /
Education 

The Colleges Of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU is threatening to halt the resumption of the new academic year following the stalled renegotiation of the agreement between the federal government of Nigeria and the colleges academic union.

Provosts Seek Review Of Colleges Of Education Act

2 months ago /
Education  Nation 

The chairman, committee of provosts of colleges of education, Ignatius Ezom is calling for an immediate review of the act establishing colleges of education to enable them expand their internally generated revenue drive.

Colleges Of Education Pensioner Appeal For Payment Of Arrears

2 months ago /
Education  Nation 

 The National Union of Pensioners, Federal Colleges of Education chapter is appealing to President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the appropriate agencies to urgently release funds budgeted for payment of its outstanding arrears.

Sagay Recommends JAMB Anti-Corruption Model To MDAs

6 months ago /
Education 

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, prof. Itse Sagay has advised ministries, departments and agencies to adopt the model of the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board, JAMB, in the fight against corruption.  

Oyo Tertiary Institutions Suspend Three-Month Old Strike

8 months ago /
Nation 

The six state-owned tertiary institutions in Oyo State have suspended the three-month-old strike embarked upon by five unions in the institutions.The suspension was announced by the unions at their various congresses held across the institutions late Tuesday evening.The institutions involved are: The Polytechnic Ibadan; Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa; Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki;...

JAMB Sets Up Technical Committee On Low Applications To Colleges Of Education

10 months ago /
Education 

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, Professor Isaaq Oloyede has set up a technical committee to look into the issue of low rate of applications to colleges of education through the unified tertiary matriculation examination. The registrar made this known in Abuja when he received college of Education Academic Staff...

COEASU Urges FG TO Re-Open Stalled Re negotiations Or Face Strike

11 months ago /
Education 

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, is appealing to the ministers of education and labour and employment to re-open negotiations on the 2010 agreement which has been allegedly stalled by the leadership of the committee of provosts of federal colleges of education. At a briefing in Abuja, president of...

House Of Reps To Investigate JAMB Cut Off Marks

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

Nigeria’s house of representatives has mandated its committee on tertiary education and services to investigate the circumstances that led to the reduction in the cut off marks for admission into tertiary institutions. The move followed the public outcry over the recent reduction in the cut-off marks for admissions into tertiary institutions...

JAMB To Verify ‘O’ Level Results Of Candidates

1 year ago /
Education 

The joint admissions and matriculation board, JAMB says it would demand for the records of ordinary and advanced level results of candidates recommended by tertiary institutions before offering them admission. Jamb registrar, professor Ishak Oloyede said this in Abuja at a meeting with innovative enterprise institutes in Abuja. Professor Oloyede warned against...

Kwara College Of Education Staff Protest Non Payment Of Salaries

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

Over three hundred staff of the Kwara state college of education, Ilorin, Kwara state have called on the state government and the school management to pay them their three months salaries. Led by the leadership of the staff union colleges of education in Nigeria, Olomu Olaitan and the chairman, non-academic staff...

JAMB Fixes Cut-Off Marks For Tertiary Institutions

1 year ago /
Nation 

Candidates seeking admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria now have cause to smile as the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed the minimum cut-off marks for 2017, despite the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. At a policy meeting on the 2017/2018 admission exercise in Abuja,...

Colleges Of Education Threaten Strike

1 year ago /
Education 

Colleges Of Education Academic Staff Union, COEASU, has issued a 48-hour notice to embark on strike. In a statement by the union’s president, Nuhu Ogirima, the teachers called for an immediate intervention of the education minister in an attempt to impose provosts on federal college of education Okene, and federal colleges of education technical...

National Association Of Women In colleges Of Education Frown At poor Security In Tertiary Institutions

1 year ago /
Education 

The national association of women in colleges of education has frown at the poor security provided in tertiary institutions across the country. The women body said this in reference to the death of a student in the university of Abuja on Monday, who was running from thieves when a car ran...

FG Appoints 17 New CEO For Agencies Under The Ministry Of Education

2 years ago /
Education  Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 17 new Chief Executive Officers For agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. A statement by the Deputy Director (Press) of the ministry, Mr. Benjamin Bem Goong, in Abuja, yesterday, indicated that the appointments took effect from, yesterday. The statement said that the...

Opinion: JAMB: Understanding Ojerinde's Innovative Leadership

2 years ago /
Education 

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow – William Pollard

NCCE happy over FG’s proposal to engage 500, 000 teachers

2 years ago /
Education  Nation 

Prof. Monday Joshua, the Executive Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), has expressed joy over the Federal Government’s proposal in the 2016 Budget to employ 500,000 teachers. Joshua, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday, said that such a move would boost basic...

 

ICPC Returns Looted Funds

3 years ago /
Nation 

In the spirit of the current war against graft in the country, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC), has returned N925m looted funds to the federal ministry of environment and N58m to three federal colleges of education in Ogun state. Chairman of ICPC, Ekpo Nta, while handing...

 

Focus On Teacher Education, Ezeife Tells Buhari

3 years ago /
Education 

Former governor of old Anambra state, Chukwuemeka Ezeife has advised President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari to make teacher education and development the focal points of his agenda to revamp the country’s education sector. Ezeife who is chairman of the board of the National Commission for Colleges of Education spoke on Tuesday in...


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