ASUU Strike To Continue For The Next Two Months

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has extended its warning strike for another two months. The decision to extend the strike was taken at the...

What Nigeria can do to get education right – Obasanjo

“One of the things we haven’t gotten right in Nigeria is education and if we get it right, it will be the basis of...

Usman Dalhatu: ABU Student Built Solar-Powered Cooker With TV, Gets $10000...

A Student of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria named Usman Dalhatu, has won a $10,000 (N4 million) start-up grant for his clean energy innovation...

Adamawa varsity seeks Gov. Fintiri’s approval to recruit 70 lecturers

The Adamawa State Polytechnic has urged Governor Ahmadu Fintiri to approve the recruitment of 70 academic staff to fill vacancies in departments of the...

Bandits: Katsina schools reopen October 3, says govt

The Katsina state government has announced October 3, 2021, as the official resumption date for all public and private schools. The spokesperson for the education...

Sit-At-Home: Candidates taking exams under trauma, WAEC says

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) says many of its candidates sitting the ongoing senior school certificate examinations are doing so under traumatic conditions...

Lagos introduces N35,000 “experimental fee” for boarding students

Boarding house students of Lagos State model colleges and upgraded schools are to pay N35,000 in each of the next two terms. Folasade Adefisayo, the...

Adult Education: Jigawa introduces new literacy radio programme for 1,000 adult...

The Jigawa Government has introduced a new literacy radio programme for adult learners in the state. According to the executive secretary of Jigawa State Agency...

ABU gets new registrar, bursar

The governing council of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has approved the appointment of Rabiu Samaila as the substantive registrar of the institution...

Students’ Protest: UNIBEN removes N20,000 late registration fee

The Senate of the University of Benin has approved removing the N20,000 late registration fee that led to a two-day mass protest by students...

Auchi polytechnic student commits suicide

23-year-old student of Auchi Polytechnic in Edo state has committed suicide, leaving behind a terse suicide note for his girlfriend and coursemate Sandra. The News...

Nigeria’s 5.2 million students at risk of being kidnapped: Ambassador

Ibironke Adeagbo, a Nigerian health and safety ambassador, has expressed fears about the safety of Nigeria’s 5.2 million students in 13,029 institutions nationwide as...

UK Awards 50 Nigerians Chevening Scholarships

The UK government says it has awarded scholarships to 50 Nigerians to study in London through its Chevening Scholarship Programme. Boma Amieyeofori, Chevening Programme and...

NUC assigns directorates to 3 new Directors

The trio of Engineer Kayode Sunday Odedina, Mr. John Mairafi Ahmadu and Mr. Sunday Bassey Essien have been assigned portfolios, following their recent elevations...

GUU gets accreditation for her law, medical & other courses

The Nigeria Universities Commission, NUC, have the policy of monitoring public and  private Universities in the country regularly to ensure that at all times...

Prof Uwakwe commissions Gregory TV Station

BY GOODLUCK OKORIE It was jubilation amongst management, staff and scholars of Gregory University   Uturu,    as the  institution’s television studios was commissioned and declared open for...

2020 Admissions: 405,256 Quota Unused By Tertiary Institutions — JAMB

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has revealed that tertiary institutions were unable to use about 405,256 admission quota available to them during...

i-FAIR 2: Call for Application

Are you an innovator, an inventor, an entrepreneur or a researcher? Do you have a market-creating innovative idea? This is an opportunity for you...

COAS rates NDA high on training of cadets

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya  has rated the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) high for the level of training  the...

Basic education remains my top priority – Gov. Inuwa Yahaya

Since coming into office about two years ago, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe had made it categorically clear that the situation in the education...