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Nigeria: Public universities stink of corruption

The federal government has alleged that public universities in the country were stinking of corruption.

Nigeria, lecturers union to meet on Thursday over warning strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will Thursday meet with the federal government team to find ways of resolving the dispute between the two parties.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Nigeria sets up task force for control of coronavirus

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and 11 others as members of the the Presidential Task Force for the Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka has offered employment to no fewer than 100 graduates of the university, who made first class in various fields of studies in the university.

University of Lagos suspends 51st convocation

The hope of some 13,489 fresh graduates of the University of Lagos, Akoka, who had been scheduled to receive their certificates next week may have been dashed as the university management has called off its 2020 convocation ceremonies.

JAMB begins mock UTME Tuesday for 350,000 candidates

The optional mock examination of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for secondary school leavers will start on Tuesday with about 350,000 candidates participating across Nigeria.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

UTME: No admissions outside CAPS – minister

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has reiterated that no tertiary institution will admit candidates outside the Central Admission Process System (CAPS) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
PROFESSOR LATEEF BABATUNDE AYELERU OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EUROPEAN STUDIES, FACULTY OF ARTS DELIVERS INAUGURAL LECTURE ENTITLED IN SEARCH OF ANOTHER LANGUAGE FOR LITERARY AND CULTURAL INTERPRETATIONS ON THURSDAY, 19 DECEMBER 2019.

Federal government appoints Lateef Ayeleru as French language village chief

The Federal Government has appointed Prof. Lateef Ayeleru as Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria French Language Village, Badagry.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

GPE offers Nigeria $125 million grant on basic education

Global Partnership for Education (GPE), a multi-donor funding agent for interventions in basic education in developing countries, has extended a grant of125 million dollars to Nigeria to support development of Basic Education.

House of Reps wants probe into allocations for education

The House of Representatives has called for a proper investigation into the utilisation of funds released for Nigeria’s education sector in 2019. The house committee on basic education and services said this during a visit...
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Minister: IPPIS will accommodate university peculiarities

The Federal Government, on Thursday, urged university lecturers who are yet to enrol in the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) to do so, assuring that the peculiarities of tertiary institutions will be accommodated.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates.

President Buhari: We’ll position universities to produce quality graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said Federal Government will give more attention to improving personnel and infrastructure of universities to produce quality graduates, assuring that education will, henceforth, be a top priority in development goals of the country.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari urges state governments to improve access to quality education

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on state governments to take necessary actions to improve access to quality education in their states.

Report: High number of Sokoto, Kebbi children taught by unqualified teachers

The report of the 2018 National Personnel Audit (NPA) unveiled in Abuja on Monday has revealed that Sokoto, Kebbi, Jigawa, Gombe and Yobe states have the highest number of unqualified teachers in their classrooms, with Ekiti, Benue, Oyo, Edo and Osun states having an impressive number of qualified teachers in their school systems.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister calls for revival of reading culture

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Friday called for re-awakening of reading culture in the Nigerian society.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari renews call on states to intensify anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed his call on state governments to double their efforts in the anti-corruption battle as the gains of their collective collaboration continue to face the dangers of annihilation if corruption persists at sub-national levels.
PRESIDENT BUHARI PRESIDES OVER FEC MEETING MAY 8 2019 5

President Buhari presides over FEC meeting — video

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chamber Presidential Villa Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari returns from London two days ahead of schedule

President Muhammadu Buhari has cut short his two-week private visit to London by two days as he arrived the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on Friday evening.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in London, met with management of Pearson Educational Group in London. 2

President Buhari meets Pearson educational group management in London — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in London, met with management of Pearson Educational Group in London.

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Virologist urges Nigeria to expand coronavirus test capacity

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