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Federal government to monitor SDG projects in schools

The Federal Government, on Monday, warned schools against executing or approving substandard projects under the platform of the Sustainable Development Goal number four (SDG4).

Federal government approves establishment of Skyline University

The federal government has given provisional licence for the establishment of a private institution, Skyline University, in Kano State.

Minister hints at mandatory extra year of studies for graduates

The federal government may be considering a mandatory extra year of studies for Nigerian students before entering the labour market.

79,878 candidates jostle for admission into unity colleges

No fewer than 79,878 candidates, sat for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination, to enable them to gain admission into the 104 Federal Government Colleges also known as unity colleges across the country.

Federal government reintroduces history into school curriculum

The Federal Government has ordered the reintroduction of history as an independent subject into the basic and junior secondary schools in the country.

President Buhari: Federal government tackling youth unemployment

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the Federal Government is committed to tackling youth unemployment in Nigeria through the introduction of various initiatives which the youths can utilize to become gainfully employed.

Minister Adamu Adamu inaugurates governing boards of education agencies

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday inaugurated board chairmen and members of 19 parastatals under the ministry.

JAMB chief seeks establishment of more centers of learning for the deaf

Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has called on the Federal Government to establish more centers of learning for deaf people in the country.

Don’t expect funding from federal government – Minister tells private universities

The federal government has asked private universities in the country to seek ways of funding themselves, saying it would not look their directions in funding.

Deaf community solicits federal govt’s support to establish deaf university

The Deaf Community in Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja, called for the support of the Federal Government to establish special university for the over 17 million deaf people in the country.

UniAbuja SSANU, NAAT, NASU suspend strike

The University of Abuja (UniAbuja) branch of the Joint Action Committee comprising Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association Academic Technologists (NAAT) and the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) has suspended its four month old strike.

Federal govt to source N8bn to settle SSANU, NASU, NAAT

The Federal Government says it will source for eight billion naira within five weeks to pay the Joint Action Committee of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities.

How Boko Haram abducted UNIMAID lecturers – VC

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar, has recounted how the released lecturers of the university were abducted.

President Buhari pledges increased investments in education

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Nsukka reaffirmed his administration’s commitment towards massive investments in education, insisting that anything short of that would greatly undermine the nation’s drive towards accelerated development.

17 states fail to access N16.2 billion UBEC fund in 2017

Failure by some state governors to access the Universal Basic Education Commission’s (UBEC) intervention fund is threatening the future of millions of Nigerian school children.

Nigeria’s out-of-school children now 10.7 million – Anthony Anwukah

News statistics released by the Federal Government has indicated that the number of out-of-school children in the country has increased to 10.7 million.

Ailing minister Anthony Anwukah may return Sunday – aide

Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, who had been in US hospital in search of solution for an undisclosed ailment for weeks now, has been certified fit by his doctors.

Minister Anthony Anwukah flown to US for prostate cancer treatment

The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, who is grappling with prostrate and urinary ailments, has been flown to the United States for treatment, it was learnt on Tuesday.

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CAN warns federal government against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police

Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.