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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.
The House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education, on Monday, chided the Federal Ministry of Education and agencies under it for paying lips service to issues bothering the sector.
The Federal Government will meet with the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) on Monday Dec.10, over the ongoing nationwide strike.
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.
The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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).
Kaduna and Kano State governments through their Boards of Internal Revenue have taken some federal government agencies to the North West Zone of the Tax Appeal Tribunal.
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.
No fewer than 1,035 secondary school students and undergraduates on Tuesday received scholarships to pursue their academic dreams in Nigeria and abroad.
Mr Labaran Maku, the National Secretary of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Sunday condemned the attack on two journalists in Nasarawa State.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has sought the support and prayers of Nigerians for President Muhammadu Buhari to enable him serve the country better.
Russia wants to sit down with Pentagon officials for “open and specific” talks on alleged violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to adopt environmental sanitation towards prevention of infectious diseases in their domains.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) is looking to invest at least $20bn in the United States, its chief executive has said, after the Gulf Arab state quit OPEC, freeing Doha from potential legal risks in the US.
The Rivers women beach volleyball team on Thursday defeated their counterparts from Kaduna 2-0 to win the beach volleyball event of the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja.
With the knowledge that family planning can reduce maternal deaths and enhance the economy of the nation, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Olanrewaju Tejuoso, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services in Nigeria.
A driver died in Belgium near the border with France on Friday evening after hitting a truck which had slowed down due to a blockade by “yellow vest” protesters, a local government official said.
A member of the House of Representatives, Ibrahim Murtala, representing Musawa/Matazu federal constituency of Katsina State, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The UN statement late on Monday condemned the killing as "particularly abhorrent", without providing further details. The six were captured on October 28 during an attack on the town of al-Fuqaha.