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Proposed federal university of technology in Manchok in advanced stage – Senator La’ah

The establishment of a Federal University of Technology in Southern Kaduna by law has reached and advanced stage in the Senate, said Senator Danjuma La'ah (PDP, Kaduna South).

Federal govt canvasses commercialisation of students’ tech innovations

Mr Mattew Ndu, Head of Vocational Division of Technology and Science Education Department, Federal Ministry of Education, says there is an urgent need to commercialise technological innovations by Nigerian students.

Nigerian students canvass for multipurpose uniform identity card

The National President of the National Association of Nigerian Polytechnic Students, Muhammed Eneji, has called on the Federal Ministry of Education to provide Nigerian students with a multipurpose uniform identity card.

Governor Wike donates N500 million to ex-Governor Odili’s PAMO University

The first private University of Medical Sciences officially owned by the former Governor of Rivers State, Dr Peter Odili officially kicked off in Port Harcourt on Saturday with donation of N500million grant by the Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike and the installation of the Pro-Chancellor and the Chancellor.

University staff vow to persist with two months strike

Over two months after they embarked on a strike, non-teaching staff of Nigerian federal universities have vowed not to return to work until the federal government addresses their grievances.

NANS adopts Ebonyi for 2018 national convention

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has adopted Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, as the venue for its 2018 national convention, a communique has said.

Federal govt approves appointment of new acting Provost of FCE Gombe

The Federal Ministry of Education has approved the appointment of Dr. Ali Adamu as the acting Provost of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Gombe.

Bayelsa wants Ijaw language included in WAEC syllabus

The Bayelsa State Government has said that it will liaise with the Federal Ministry of Education to ensure that the Ijaw (Izon) language is captured in the syllabus of the West African Examinations Council.

Federal govt to declare state of emergency in education sector in April

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Monday, said the Federal Government would declare a state of emergency in the education sector in April.

Minister suspends College of Education provost over alleged fraud

The federal government has suspended the provost of Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State, James Ejue.

Federal govt sets up committee on data harmonisation

The Federal Government has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee on harmonisation of data collection and evaluation for the country.

Auchi Poly students seek President Buhari’s intervention in rectorship crisis

The students of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in solving the rectorship crisis in the institution.

Ex-President Obasanjo bags PhD at NOUN, may be offered supervisor job

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14, 771 convocees that will bag honours at the 7th convocation of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu, NOUN’s Vice-Chancellor, has said.

YABATECH unions want federal govt to appoint substantive rector, others

Some unions at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to appoint principal officers for the institution including a rector.


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EFCC quizzes ex-army chief Azubuike Ihejirika over arms deal scandal

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PDP engaging in “destructive propaganda” – APC

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