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NUT submits new retirement age proposal

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has submitted a new retirement age proposal to the Ministry of Education and the National Assembly for approval, education minister Adamu Adamu has confirmed.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government endorses 65 year retirement age for teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has thrown it’s weight behind calls to jack up the retirement age for teachers from 60 years to 65 years to allow for further improvement in the standard of basic and secondary education in the country.

ASUU strike: Federal government set to meet with union on Monday

The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.

JAMB to start selling UTME forms in January

The sale of registration forms for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will no longer start this December but January 2019, an official has said.
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ASUU strike continues as federal government, union fail to reach agreement

This is as a result of the latest meeting between the Federal Government and leaders of the union which ended without any agreement on Tuesday in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.
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Biodun Ogunyemi: Federal government, ASUU meeting inconclusive

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday.

Official: JAMB won’t sell UTME forms till January

The sale of registration forms for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination will no longer start this December but January 2019, an official has said.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government imposes N5,000 compulsory insurance on unity schools

The Federal Government has put in place a comprehensive and compulsory insurance policy covering each student studying in 104 Federal Unity Colleges (FUC) with an annual premium of N5,000 payable along with their tuition.

JAMB to commence 2019 UTME registration in December

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday said it was set to commence registration for 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in December as scheduled.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Mixed reactions trail reduction of JAMB, NECO fees

Mixed reactions have trailed the Federal Government’s review of fees for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE), and Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government sets up committee on robotics, coding for schools

The federal government through the Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE) has set up a ministerial committee to work with Coderina Education and Technology Foundation on a pilot to introduce robotics, coding and project based learning to all federal government schools across the country.

Nuhu Ogirima: COEASU may suspend strike next week

The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) is set to suspend its three months old strike, the National President, Mr Nuhu Ogirima, has said.

Federal government approves downward review of JAMB, NECO exams’ fees

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the downward review of the examination registration fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior Secondary and Basic Education Certificate.

Yemi Osinbajo presides over FEC as Muhammadu Buhari visits Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday morning, left Abuja for Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to declare open the annual Chief of Army Staff Conference.

Shell awards scholarships to 1,035 students, undergraduates in Rivers

No fewer than 1,035 secondary school students and undergraduates on Tuesday received scholarships to pursue their academic dreams in Nigeria and abroad.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu: Why education remains poor in Nigeria

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday, blamed under-funding of education both at the state and federal levels to the root causes why the sector remains at its lowest ebb in over five decades.

Strike continues as federal government, ASUU yet to reach agreement

The meeting between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday in Abuja has ended without any agreement.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Stakeholders call for declaration of state of emergency in education

Worried by the deplorable state of education in Nigeria, stakeholders have called on the three tiers of government to jointly declare a state of emergency to address the rots in the sector.

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Emmanuel Macron’s ratings fall further after month of protests

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Muslim women empower 2,000 widows with N100,000 each

The Sisters of Jannah (SOJ), a Muslim women humanitarian Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has empowered 2,000 widows and indigent women with N100,000 each to invest in small-scale businesses.

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Police: One dead, 44 injured in bus crash

One person died and 44 were injured when a bus crashed into a wall on a Swiss motorway early Sunday, police said.

JIBWIS empowers 81 unemployed graduates in Jigawa

The Jigawa Chapter of the Jama’atu Izaltil Bid’ah Wa’ Ikamatis Sunnah says it has trained and empowered 81 unemployed graduates in Jigawa.