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Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Lawan: How N’Assembly is working to improve security situation in Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria's security travails. Academy
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has suspended sponsorship of conference attendance for Nigerian lecturers over allegations of fraudulent practices by many the beneficiaries.

TETFund suspends conference attendance sponsorship for lecturers

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has suspended sponsorship of conference attendance for Nigerian lecturers over allegations of fraudulent practices by many the beneficiaries.

NUC: Only one per cent of Nigeria’s population currently in university

The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Abubakar Rasheed, has said the agency is in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum.
Bello Matawalle

President Buhari commends Zamfara governor for tackling insecurity

The president, who was represented by Prof. Hafiz Abubakar of National Universities Commission (NUC), noted that the over a decade of insecurity in the state has drastically reduced following the peace and reconciliation initiative of the governor.
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NUC reviews Nigeria’s university curriculum

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said the agency was in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of Nigeria’s university curriculum.

LASU begins lecture on home-grown STEM education techniques

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, on Tuesday, officially commenced lecture on the teaching and learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education using the home-grown mechanism that factor in African cultural contexts and humour.

NUJ: We supported unbundling of mass communication to catch up with advanced nations

The Nigeria Union Journalists (NUJ) has said that it fully supports the unbundling of Mass Communication course into several branches in Nigerian higher institutions.
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NUC splits mass communication into seven other degree programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has not abolished the study of Mass Communication in Nigerian universities, saying that the course has just been unbundled into seven other degree programmes.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

President Buhari: How universities can assist our administration

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said that his administration was depending on universities to assist it in the execution of its laudable projects through research and innovation.
Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Vice Chancellor, UNILAG

UNILAG‘ll not cover up sex scandal case – VC

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has assured Nigerians that the recent sex scandal involving two lecturers of the institution will not be swept under the rug.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Corps members to enjoy minimum wage from 2020 budget – minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said serving corps members of the National Youth Service Corps will enjoy increased allowance as a result of the N30, 000 minimum wage from next year.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

House of Reps to investigate ‘corruption’ in NUC in universities’ accreditation

The House of Representatives has directed the Committee on Tertiary Education and Services to investigate the alleged intimidation and extortion of money from universities for accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

University of Agriculture Zuru to take-off in 2020 – minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

IPPIS: Why CBN, NNPC are not on our platform

The Integrated Personnel Payroll Integrated System says the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the Federal Inland Revenue Service and a few other agencies are not on their platform because these agencies are revenue-generating entities.
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100 fake professors uncovered in Nigerian universities

No fewer than 100 fake professors have been uncovered in Nigerian universities by the National Universities Commission, NUC.

Ministry: Why we picked Daura for University of Transportation

The Director of Rail Services of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Engr Mohammed Babakobi, on Monday said Daura was picked for the sitting of University because of the several rail initiatives coming up along the area.
Sonny Echono

Sonny Echono emerges president of Nigerian Institute of Architects

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, has emerged the new President, Nigerian Institute of Architects.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF chief establishes military university in Bauchi

The decision of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to situate the Nigerian Army University and Nigerian Air Force University in their respective hometowns has become a topic of debate.

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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Official: Supreme Court can’t review Kano governorship case

“What the Supreme Court ruled was the affirmation of the judgment of the tribunal and Court of Appeal. That is to say, the PDP failed woefully to prove their case and that is the substance of the case. Therefore, there is no basis what so ever for review of Kano case,’’ he said.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Governors upset by excess crude account depletion

Governors are worried about the depletion of the Excess Crude Account (ECA) and the resurgence of insecurity especially the upsurge of Boko Haram attacks, it was learnt at the weekend.

Kwara wins Ramat Cup

Kwara State has emerged winner of the 37th edition of the U-16 annual Ramat Football competition, which was concluded last weekend at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano.
Cyriel Dessers says he’s hoping to involved in Nigeria’s 2021 African Cup of Nation qualifying match against Sierra Leone.

Cyriel Dessers admits Nigeria contact

Cyriel Dessers said he’s hoping to involve in Nigeria’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sierra Leone.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun promises to investigate death of Remo Stars player

The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has urged players and supporters of Remo Stars FC, residents of Sagamu and indeed the Ogun State people to remain calm, following the tragic passing on of a player of the club, Tiamiyu Kazeem AKA Kaka.