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Kaduna Business School: NUC wrong to call us illegal university

The Kaduna Business School (KBS) has kicked against its listing as one of 58 illegal degree awarding institutions in Nigeria by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

Federal government moves to review operational standard in 135 IEIs

The Federal Government has dispatched its team of experts to 135 Innovation Enterprise Institutions (IEIs) across Nigeria to ascertain their level of compliance with set standard for operations.

House of Representatives urges JAMB to reduce cost of UMTE form to N3000

The House of Representatives has urged the federal ministry of education to review downward the cost of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) by about 50% from the current N7, 500.00 to not more than N3, 000.00 in order to make university and other tertiary education accessible and affordable.

Government, private sector to establish more technical colleges to meet manpower needs

The Federal Government is to collaborate with states and the private sector to establish more technical colleges and vocation centres to bridge the gaps in the country’s manpower needs.

Federal government, UNODC train 200 principals on drug abuse prevention

The Federal Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as well as the Kebbi State Government, have trained 200 Secondary Schools Principals in the state on how to curtail drug abuse among students.

Codeine: Federal government trains 200 principals on drug abuse prevention

The Federal Ministry of Education has trained 200 school principals in Kebbi on drug abuse prevention in their schools, to stem the tide of drug abuse among students.

World Book Day: Dolapo Osinbajo advocates reading culture among Nigerians

Wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, has emphasised the need for a good and strong reading culture amongst Nigerians, especially students.

Plateau State University to access N500 million from TETfund

Prof. Yohanna Izam, the Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos, says the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has approved N500 million as an intervention fund for the institution.

UNESCO absolves Nigerian teachers of drop in quality education

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), in its latest global education monitoring report summary, exonerated teachers from the drop in quality of education in Nigeria.

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.

NYSC opens portal for registration of Batch ‘A’ corpers

The National Youth Service Corps says it will commence the registration of Batch A set of corps members for the April 2018 mobilisation on Monday (today).

NOUN new governing council inaugurated in Abuja

The newly reconstituted Governing Council of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has been inaugurated.

Federal government approves cisco networking academy in unity colleges

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Education has approved the Cisco Networking Academy Program as well as the establishment of 6 Internet of things (IoT) innovation centres across the Federal Unity Colleges in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.

Governor Bello promises zero tolerance to examination malpractice in Kogi

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday pledged the state government’s readiness to ensure zero tolerance to examination malpractice in both public and private secondary schools across the state.

Federal government establishes six Internet of Things innovation centres in Nigeria

The Federal Government has approved the Cisco Net-working Academy Programme to be run in unity schools just as it also approved the establishment of six Internet of Things (IoT) innovation centres across federal unity colleges in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.

Federal government to deploy NAFDAC, NDLEA at airports, seaports

The federal government is to immediately deploy the National Agency for Food, Drugs and Administrative Control, NAFDAC, and the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to all the nation’s airports, seaports, land ports to assist other border agencies in chemical anti-smuggling enforcement.

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.

Ohanaeze faults federal govt’s cut-off mark disparity in Unity schools

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has lambasted the Federal Ministry of Education for continuing in alleged descriminatory cut-off point in unity schools in Nigeria.

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