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With the significant progress now recorded in the Ogoni Clean-Up project, attracting local and international commendation, the Buhari administration’s New Vision for the Niger Delta is making good progress.
The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna Professor Abdullahi Bala has blamed challenges in the IPPIS implementation on the failure of the federal government and handlers of the scheme to involve university administrators before it was launched.
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.
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.
Workers of various tertiary institutions who have not been captured on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) are in for a tough time as the federal government has suspended the payment of their salaries and emoluments with effect from January.
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.
The Nigeria Union Journalists (NUJ) has said that it fully supports the unbundling of Mass Communication course into several branches in Nigerian higher institutions.
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 Saturday said that his administration was depending on universities to assist it in the execution of its laudable projects through research and innovation.
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).
No fewer than 100 fake professors have been uncovered in Nigerian universities by the National Universities Commission, NUC.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono, has emerged the new President, Nigerian Institute of Architects.
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.
The federal government weekend said it has abolished the policy of catchment areas in the admission of new students into federal government-owned universities and has threatened sanction against universities that contravene this decision. It said the new policy would commence from 2020.
Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
Erstwhile Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, NUC, Prof Julius Okojie has said the future of education in the country lies squarely in the hands of private universities in Nigeria.
Michael Jordan mourned the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, saying the Los Angeles Lakers icon was “like a little brother” to him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani.
The club-record signing has only featured sporadically under Mourinho due to a series of injury issues, with his manager making little attempt to hide his frustration.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) staging area at Gashigar in Borno, and neutralised several of the insurgents.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.
South Korea’s Quarantine Authorities on Tuesday said they are ratcheting up efforts to contain a new type of Chinese coronavirus amid reports that the virus can spread among people.
The 19-year-old has four senior caps for Ecuador and is currently representing his country in the pre-Olympic Championship.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.
Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.
Members of a civil society group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, have stormed the embassy of the United States of America in Abuja; seeking extension of visa ban to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, and six other Justices of the Supreme Court.