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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.

House of Reps accuse ministry, agencies of paying lip service to education

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.

Federal government, ASUU reach partial agreement

The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have reached a partial agreement, Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, announced on Monday.
Ibrahim Shekarau

Ibrahim Shekarau: Owing pensioners is a crime

Former governor of Kano State, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, has said that it is a crime for any government to owe pensioners who once sacrificed their lives to serve the nation.

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.

COEASU suspends strike

The Colleges Of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), has suspended its over two months old strike to allow Federal Government meet its demands as promised, to implement the agreements reached by both parties.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

ASUU tells members to prepare for a long strike

President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, has charged striking lecturers in public universities to brace up for a long 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.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

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).

Kaduna, Kano drag federal government agencies to tribunal over unremitted taxes

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.

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.

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.

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[email protected]: Rotimi Akeredolu solicits Nigerians’ support

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Russia: US ignoring attempts to discuss nuclear disagreements

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.

NCDC calls for environmental sanitation to prevent infectious diseases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to adopt environmental sanitation towards prevention of infectious diseases in their domains.
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Qatar Petroleum looks to invest $20 billion in US

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