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Saudi Arabia donates books to Unilorin library

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated a total of 142 books, with 76 volumes each on 20 different subject areas to the University of Ilorin library.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari warns universities to stop monetising honourary degrees

President Muhammadu Buhari has berated many universities in the country for placing priority on money in the conferment of honourary awards on Nigerians.
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Lagos college lecturers resume indefinite strike

Teachers under the aegis of College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, will resume their suspended strike today.
Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.

Evangel vice chancellor wants inclusion of private universities in TETFund support

Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support.

Presidency: Why Obla was fired

Controversial Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, was fired by the Presidency over multiple factors, chief among them questions over his certificates and illegal actions taken by him, which seriously embarrassed the Federal Government, a top source said last night.

Federal government allocates N100 billion for research in tertiary institutions

The Provost of Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo, Dr. Samuel Akintunde, has said the Federal Government had allocated N100 billion to boost research activities in tertiary institutions across the country.

Plateau university to begin faculties of health sciences, law in 2020 – vice-chancellor

The Plateau State University, Bokkos, will start a Faculty of Health Sciences and a Faculty Law in 2020, the Vice-Chancellor, Yohanna Izam, has said.
The reinstated Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Suleiman Bogoro, has said most Nigerian professors are not capable of getting global grants for research because of poor research proposals.

Federal government earmarks N4.9 billion to produce academic books

The Federal Government through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund has set aside N4,900,000,000 for Book Development Fund, which is to enhance academic publications across universities nationwide.

TETFund grant inclusion lays to rest ownership controversy of Edo University – VC

The Vice Chancellor of Edo University, Iyamho, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, has said the enlistment of the University as beneficiary of the monetary intervention of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has rested the controversy of the ownership and withdrawal of operational license rumour of the University.

NOUN gets N90 million grant for research from TETFund

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has secured a grant of N90 million from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) for research work in the institution.
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Zamfara governor secures N1 billion from TETFund for state polytechnic

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has approved the release of N1 billion to Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara in Zamfara for the improvement of facilities in the tertiary institution.

Abia Poly begins online publication of results

Prof. Ezionye Eboh, Rector, Abia State Polytechnic, says the institution will start publishing students’ results online from next session, to curtail students’ excesses.

Private school wants single digit loan for education

“The most critical ingredient of education is access to finance because it is money we use to do a lot of things and as much as we want to benefit from TETFUND, even though that seems impossible, we are saying that education be considered a critical aspect of everything because without it no other sector can survive.”

TETFund institutional impact under threat – scribe

The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has said that, if care is not taken, the reason for the establishment of TETFund would soon be defeated.
Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Prof. Suleiman Bogoro (R), receiving a congratulatory card from the Chairman, FCT Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mr Otaru Omokhagbo, during the latter’s visit to TETFUND Office in Abuja on Thursday

TETFUND tasks quantity surveyors on execution of quality projects

Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), has tasked members of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) to impressed it upon their members to deliver quality projects.

President Buhari approves N208 billion for public tertiary institutions

The reinstated TETFund Executive Secretary, Suleiman Bogoro, made this known at the annual meeting with officials of TETFund and beneficiary institutions in Abuja on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari tasks universities to intensify inventions for national development

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged universities to intensify efforts at making discoveries and inventions that can assist the development of the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns university lecturer over alleged N19 million fraud

Makurdi zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, arraigned one Moses Peter Adoga before Justice Simon O. Aboki of the Nasarawa State High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, on a one-count charge for dishonestly converting the sum of N19,765,200 being a Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) grant to study for a PhD, to other purposes.

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Bishop Kukah: Imposter using my name on Facebook

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Pep Guardiola: Why Manchester City lost to Norwich

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Six killed in fresh attack on Kaduna village

Not less than six people have been killed in a fresh attack on Fadaman Rimi village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.