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The federal government has inaugurated the National Research and Development Foundation (NRDF) draft executive bill committee, with a charge on members to propose legislation that will ensure a robust knowledge economy.
A total of 76,855 candidates on Saturday sat for the 2021 National Common Entrance Examination for admission into the 110 Federal Government Colleges, also known as Unity Schools, according to the National Examinations Council.
A group under the auspices of Media Monitor for Good Governance (MMGG) has picked a hole in an anniversary speech made by the Vice Chancellor of Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) Prof Abayomi Sunday Fashina when he clocked 100 days in office recently.
The Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated a “Safe to School, Be Seen, Be Safe” initiative to ensure the children safety in and out of school.
The seven-man Presidential Visitation Panel to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, has extended the deadline for the submission of memoranda to Friday, 21st May 2021.
Former Minister of Education, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged Nigerians to ignore a “malicious quote” attributed to her regarding the #BringBackOurGirls campaign.
Benue State governor Samuel Ortom has described as evil, the removal of history as a subject from secondary and primary school curriculum by the Federal Government.
The federal government has revealed plans to embark on a national rollout of the accelerated basic education programme to enable disadvantaged children between the ages 10 and 18 have access to education.
A former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, said she was determined since 2007 that she would never accept a ministerial appointment again.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated 46 governing councils of Federal Polytechnics and Federal Colleges of Education (FCE).
Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately convoke a Sovereign National Conference to address the numerous problems facing the nation.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Monday inaugurated the visitation panels of 25 Federal Polytechnics and 21 Colleges of Education in the country.The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Monday inaugurated the visitation panels of 25 Federal Polytechnics and 21 Colleges of Education in the country.
The Federal Government on Tuesday promised to address issues that led to the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP).
The federal government has invited officials of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) to an emergency meeting over its proposed strike.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has invited the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to an emergency meeting following the threat to embark on another round of strike.
Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) in Kano State staged a protest at the State’s House of Assembly on Tuesday.
In a letter to the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, dated February 23, 2021, and referenced DHE/POLY/39/C.1/I/84, the President said the polytechnic would “supply the needed human resources required for national development.”
According to Clark who was Commissioner for Education, Midwestern Region (1968-71), it has become very imperative for the federal government to declare the state of emergency to save the Education sector from total collapse, adding that as a teacher, a former headmaster in local authority schools, he is today very sad that the standard of education is falling and if not checked, would further deteriorate.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it would spend not less than N100 million on the prosecution of 200 out of the over 400 persons involved in impersonation in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has released the list of Visitation Panels to 25 Federal Polytechnics and 21 Colleges of Education as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, with a directive to submit their reports in six weeks.
The National Youth Council Of Nigeria, NYCN, and some civil society organizations have given the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, a clean bill of health in alleged contract scam at the Federal University, Gusau.
The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar Friday, upheld the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Dr. Stephen Odey, in the Cross River North Senatorial District by-election.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Friday paraded six suspects who smuggled 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel contained in 750 giant polythene bags, which were carefully concealed among sacks of sawdust to deceive security operatives. The seized product has an estimated value of N21,920 million.
The coelacanth - a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago before unexpectedly being found alive and well in 1938 off South Africa's east coast - is offering up even more surprises.
Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga is set to miss the Tokyo Games after being banned for four years for a second anti-doping rule violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday.
A Myanmar military truck exploded in one of two blasts near an office of an army-backed political party in the country’s biggest city on Friday, local media reported, and a senior rescue official said two people were killed and six wounded.
The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that troops were on revenge mission in some communities in Abia following the alleged killing of six soldiers in a clash with ESN/IPOB terrorists.
Delta State Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as she clocks 67 years.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the result of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) mock exam conducted on June 3.
Major stakeholders in the movie and film industry were on Thursday divided over some provisions in the National Film and Video Censor Bill currently...
Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has congratulated the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Farouk Yahaya, on his appointment as the 22nd COAS in the history of Nigerian Army.