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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.

Official: ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram members register in National Open University

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has said ‘repentant’ members of the insurgent group, Boko Haram, have decided to enrol for degree programmes in the institution.
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Nigeria Open University introduces new courses — full list

NOUN’s pro chancellor, Peter Okebukola, a professor, unveiled the new programmes approved by the board of the university on Thursday.

UTME: 390 visually impaired participate across Nigeria

No fewer than 390 visually impaired candidates are participating in the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
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NUC: We’re reviewing university curriculum to make graduates employable

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abubakar Rasheed, has revealed that the Nigerian university curriculum is currently under review to improve the quality of the system and make graduates globally competitive.

2019 UTME: JAMB stops use of cyber cafes for registration of candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said it will no longer use cyber cafes for registration of candidates, beginning from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
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Peter Okebukola blames sex-for-mark menace on admission of academically weak students

Prof. Peter Okebukola, former Executive Secretary, National University Commission (NUC), on Tuesday said the admission of academically weak students by Nigeria higher institutions was responsible for the trending sex-for-mark menace in the system.
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Ex-NUC scribe hinges Nigerian universities’ low rating on poor funding

Former Chief Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof Peter Okebukola, has hinged the poor recognition accorded the country’s universities globally on poor funding by governments and corporate organisations.

NUC sets up committee to make university education accessible

The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has constituted a committee to make university education accessible to the teeming population, who are seeking tertiary education in Nigeria.

Lagos government calls for more collaboration with stakeholders in education policy review

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, called for more input and collaboration of stakeholders in the review of its policy on education, to capture current realities and global best practises.

NOUN new governing council inaugurated in Abuja

The newly reconstituted Governing Council of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has been inaugurated.

Minister Adamu Adamu inaugurates governing boards of education agencies

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Thursday inaugurated board chairmen and members of 19 parastatals under the ministry.

JAMB: How blind candidates will write 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said that the examination mode for blind candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was likely to be conducted by dictation, as was done in 2017.

Federal govt appoints ex-INEC chief Jega, ex-NUC scribe Okebukola, others to review Nigeria’s university...

The Federal Government has appointed former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Prof. Peter Okebukola; and former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, as part of those to review the university system of Nigeria.

NUC has not ranked any Nigeria university for years – scribe

The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Adamu Abubakar Abdulrasheed, has disclosed that Nigerian Universities have not been ranked for several years.

How to solve problems facing Nigeria’s education system – Peter Okebukola

The Pro-Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun, Prof. Peter Okebukola, on Thursday chided stakeholders in the education industry to stop treating teachers like “Libya Slaves’’.

Federal govt needs N1 trillion yearly to fulfil campaign promises in education

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, says the ruling All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government needs N1tn annually, to fulfil its campaign promises in education.

NUC to approve 15 more university online learning centres

The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Tuesday in Abuja said it is in the process of allowing 15 more universities to embark on open distance/online learning as this will help solve inadequate access to university education.

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