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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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The federal government has suspended the provost of Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State, James Ejue.
The Federal Government has established an Inter-Ministerial Committee on harmonisation of data collection and evaluation for the country.
The students of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in solving the rectorship crisis in the institution.
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.
Some unions at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to appoint principal officers for the institution including a rector.
Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday condemned in strong terms the attack on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, in Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
Anti-graft detectives at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, are questioning Azubuike Ihejirika, a former Chief of Army Staff, over his alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms procurement scandal, sources at the commission have said.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as baseless allegations raised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday accusing the opposition party of engaging in “destructive propaganda”.
First lady Melania Trump’s parents have become permanent US residents, their lawyer said Wednesday, apparently taking advantage of a family unification program pilloried by the president.
Cyril Olisema scored a brace for Akwa United to avenge a home loss and qualify for the CAF Confederation Cup first round at the expense of Gambia’s Banjul Hawks 3-2 on aggregate.
Sevilla warmed up for their Champions League clash with Manchester United by winning 2-1 at Las Palmas in La Liga on Saturday, although they were aided by a controversial late offside call.
The Plateau State government has denied firing 747 primary school teachers, saying they were “retired to full financial benefits”.
The Niger State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of “recycling defectors to deceive members of the public”.
Sunday Oliseh has praised the remarkable progress of Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi, who he first capped for the Super Eagles, and he has also said he expects Nigeria to shine at the World Cup.
India and Pakistan troops on Tuesday exchanged fire and targeted each other’s positions on Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir, officials said.