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Minister calls for increase in Girl child Education

The Minister of State FCT, Hajiya Ramoni Tijani has stressed on the need to improve on Girl Child Education in Nigeria. She made the disclosure on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child Celebration in Abuja. The Minister charged all Parents to focus on helping the girl …

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TETFUND approves 4.95 Billion for development of Textbooks.

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund as part of its culture of restoring research and high quality academic publishing within the higher Education sub sector,  has approved the sum of 4.95 Billion for the adequate production and supply of locally developed academic texts. The Executive Secretary of TETFUND, Professor Elias Bogoro …

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NUC, NYSC TO COLLABORATE AGAINST ILLEGAL UNIVERSITIES

The National Universities Commission has warned that it would continue to ensure the credibility of certificates being issued by Universities in the country, and also block the increasing number of fake foreign trained graduates coming into Nigeria for National Service. The Executive Secretary, National Universities  Commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed …

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EKSU College of Medicine gets Accredited

  The Acting Vice-Chancellor of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, Prof. Olubunmi Ajayi, said on Wednesday that EKSU College of Medicine had received a five-year full accreditation from the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. Head Directorate of Information, EKSU, Bode Olofinmuagun, in a statement stated that the VC expressed his delight …

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Where is Nigeria? CRC at 30

                Bukola Afeni Rasheed Abdulganiyu is a ten-year old boy who lives in Karu community, in Abuja. His younger brother fell sick, and the mother sent him to purchase drugs at the Pharmacy very close to the house. Unfortunately for Rasheed, on getting …

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Charity group adopts library project to tackle illiteracy

          As part of measures of reducing illiteracy in the country, ACE Charity is operating five fully functional libraries across public primary schools in Northern Nigeria, including Borno State and the FCT. Assistant Project Officer, ACE Charity, Oreoluwa Akomolafe said most of the libraries in Nigeria …

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University Education has become private Enterprise- NUC

The Executive secretary of National Universities Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed said University Education has now become   an enterprise which is being undertaken  by private individuals and corporate bodies for financial purpose. While stating the need to improve on the standard of education to bring about positive development in different sector …

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FG to develop a public Library policy

                  The Federal government said it is working with state governments and other relevant stakeholders to develop a public Library policy for the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made the disclosure in Abuja. Adamu disclosed that efforts are ongoing to …

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NECO extends Nov/Dec registration for walk in candidates

    The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced an extension of time for applicants wishing to register as walk-in candidates for its November/December 2018 SSCE examination. Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubkar Gana, who disclosed this in a statement over the weekend, said the extension became necessary following the …

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2019 Elections :Politician set agenda for Education

Bukola Afeni As the 2019 Elections is approaching, Experts in the Education sector has called on Politicians to set agenda in terms of improving access to quality Education in the country. While noting that Education is a critical channel to meet the Sustainable development goals. Education Consultant, Dr Dayo Ogundimu …

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115 Nigerian students benefit from Algerian and Russian scholarship

A total number of 115 Nigerian students has benefited from scholarships from the Russian Federation and the Algerian governemnt . The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu expressed the government’s profound gratitude to the government of Russia and Algeria for its immense contribution to Education in Nigeria. Mallam Adamu who …

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TETFUND mandates Colleges of Education to maintain high standard

The  Executive Secretary of TETFUND, Dr Abdullahi Baffa has advised Colleges of Education in Nigeria to work towards attaining high academic standard , rather than clamouring for upgrading into a University. The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund stated this while receiving Fellowship award from Adeyemi College of Education. He …

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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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