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World Teachers day: NUT demands better welfare package

The Nigeria Union of Teachers is is demanding for improvement in the service conditions of teachers. The group also said that the teaching profession should be made special,  and attractive by adopting a professional salary package for all TRCN licensed teachers. The President of NUT,  Dr  Nasir Idris gave the …

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FG Says 13.2 Million Out of School children are in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria says there are  13. 2 Million Out of school children in Nigeria, which is the highest rate in the world. The Universal Basic Education  Commission gave the indication at a Pre Conference briefing with Northern Nigeria Traditional Rulers Conference on Out of School Children in Abuja. The …

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Over 24,000 Jamb Candidates gained Admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said 24,148  candidates have gained admission as at Wednesday August 29. The Registrar of JAMB ,Professor Ishaq Oloyede made the disclosure at the end of a computer based promotion exam for JAMB staff. According to the Registrar, JAMB had sold its 2018 Unified Tertiary …

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Unity school Alumni harps on restructuring the Education sector

  Bukola Afeni The Unity schools old Student Association (USOSA) is urging the Federal government to restructure the education sector . A trustee on the board of USOSA, Abdulrahman Shaibu noted that the member of the house of representatives have previously passed a motion for government to update infrastructure in …

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NUC reinstates need to reform the University system

The Executive secretary of the National Universities Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed has stressed the need to reform the university structure in the country. He said for the education sector to make considerable progress, the administrators must take laudable steps in moving forward. The NUC boss made the disclosure at the …

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Over 15,000 girls enroll for early school in 3 Northern states through the Girl for Girl, (G4G) Initiative; 1Million more targeted before 2020.

UNICEF says that more than 15,000 students have been captured  in the Girls For Girls initiative  project in three states in the country. The education Specialist at Unicef-Nigeria, Azuka Menkiti explained that the program is meant to address the issue of retention of girls in schools, as a recent research revealed that most …

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NUC harps on improving quality of education

  The minister of state for education ,Professor Anthony Anwukah,has stressed the need to improve the quality of tertiary education in the country . The minister said this at the opening ceremony of retreat of governing council of federal universities in Abuja . According to the minister ,there is need …

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Stakeholders in education sector condemns attack on schools

Bukola Afeni The minister of education ,Mallam Adamu Adamu said over 2,295 teachers have been killed ,19,000 displaced in Borno,Yobe,and Adamawa states over the past nine years ,while an estimated 1,500 schools ,have been destroyed since 2014,with over 1,280 casualties among teachers and students . The minister of education gave …

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TETFUND allocates N2B to FUNAAB

    The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is set to commence draw down of over N2billion allocation from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) intervention. The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa gave the indication while commissioning multiple projects sponsored by the Fund for the use of …

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UBEC SET TO CONDUCT 2018 National personnel audit

  Bukola Afeni The executive secretary of UBEC,Dr Hammid Bobboyi said the commission is set to conduct a comprehensive audit of all public and private basic education institutions in the country ,so as to obtain a reliable data of both the personnel and students . He said the audit exercise will …

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Academia canvass for synergy with IT sector

          The President of the Information Technology Academy, Professor A . Obiniyi have called for synergy between the academic sector and the Information technology industry in Nigeria. The President made the call while making a public presentation on the Nigerian IT skills gap survey. According to …

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FG puts NYSC on hold in some foreign private universities

  The federal government has set up criteria for evaluation of foreign certificates and diplomas, to decide on Nigerian equivalents of foreign qualifications, and also regulate the criteria for the recognition of degrees obtained outside Nigeria. The ministry of education also announced that the government will not allow graduates of …

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