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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.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

FCTA to domesticate national teacher education policy – minister

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has said that his administration is currently making efforts to review and domesticate the National Teacher Education policy to enhance teachers’ welfare for better service delivery.

TETFund challenges academic researchers to tackle Nigeria’s problems

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has tasked researchers in the academic community to end the myriad of problems confronting Nigeria through research.

ASUU reacts to ‘diversion of research grants’ by Nigerian lecturers

ASUU was reacting to an allegation by the director of research and development at the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Salihu Bakari, that some lecturers in the country spend scholarships and grants to purchase houses and cars.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Commission finds financial misappropriation in Edo colleges

The Commission of Inquiry set up by Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo in 2019 to investigate activities of four tertiary institutions in the state in the last 10 years has submitted part one of its report to the governor.
An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday fixed Feb. 25 to hear a suit challenging the qualification of Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives, to contest for election.

House of Reps suspends bill over plagiarism claim

The House of Representatives has suspended the consideration of a bill after a member accused the Senate of plagiarism.
The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, says criminals are using ungoverned spaces across the country to unleash terror on law-abiding citizens.

TETFUND: CSOs dismiss calls for Suleiman Bogoro’s investigation

No fewer than 21 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have dismissed calls for the investigation of Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro, describing it as, “diversionary plot to derail crusade for transparency”.

NAUS wants TETfund probed over mismanagement of N208 billion fund

The National Association of University Students (NAUS), has accused the Prof Suleiman Bogoro led Tertiary Education Trust fund (TETfund) of mismanaging a whooping sum of N208 billion allotted to the body to execute special projects in public universities across the nation, in 2019.

ASUU: IPPIS diversionary tactics to truncate re-negotiation of 2009 agreement

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday accused the Federal Government of using the Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System (IPPIS) to “cripple” the re-negotiation of FGN/ASUU 2009 agreement and memorandum of action.

Minister charges graduates to pursue practical skills, not only certificates

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has advised graduates to key into the developed countries’ system where the application of practical skills is trending, noting that, over there, it is what graduates can offer that matters and not the certificates in their possession.
Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has tasked political parties, especially the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt a different approach to the conduct of party primaries to avoid a repeat of the crisis that is currently rocking the party as a result of the conduct of the 2018 party primaries ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Federal government tasks universities on ethics, frowns at sexual harassment of students

The Federal Government has admonished governing councils and managements of the nation’s universities to formulate policies and regulations that would guard against unethical academic activities, sexual harassment as well as establishing a code of ethics for staff.
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.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate re-introduces bill to establish South East commission

Clause 15 (2a) of the bill which identifies source of funding for the commission, stipulates that the equivalent of 10% of the total monthly statutory allocation due to the member states of the commission shall be from the federation account.
The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, says criminals are using ungoverned spaces across the country to unleash terror on law-abiding citizens.

TETFUND scribe urges university lecturers to strengthen research development

Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro, Executive Secretary Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), has commissioned eight major physical projects worth N1.5 b at the Federal University, Dutse (FUD), with a charge on university lecturers to strengthen research development the growth and development of the institutions for in the country.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor Ihedioha will focus on vocational technical education – commissioner

Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha has declared that his administration will give priority to vocational and technical education in order to tackle unemployment in the State.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate urges police to investigate Onitsha tanker accidents

The Senate on Thursday called on the Nigeria Police Force, in conjunction with the Federal Road Safety Corps, to investigate the circumstances that led to the fire outbreak that gutted properties in Onitsha late October.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate investigates delay in execution of N7.7 billion Kagara dam

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Water Resources to investigate the delay in the execution of Kagara dam in Niger State despite the receipt of funding to the tune of N7.7 billion from the Federal Government.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari approves establishment of NAF university in Bauchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of an Air force University in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government area of Bauchi State.

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