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President Muhammadu Buhari has berated many universities in the country for placing priority on money in the conferment of honourary awards on Nigerians.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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 yesterday urged universities to intensify efforts at making discoveries and inventions that can assist the development of the country.
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.
The immediate past Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has declared that he will not hesitate to join the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, if the Nnamdi Kanu-led group is able to convince him to do so.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herdsmen and boost economic activities.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, on Saturday warned the public against an online fraudster who has been claiming to be him on Facebook and defrauding unsuspecting victims.
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said that his side paid for their failure to take their chances, as they suffered a 3-2 defeat to Norwich City on Saturday.
Not less than six people have been killed in a fresh attack on Fadaman Rimi village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has pledged to support the Africa Women Conference (AWC), through various productive dialogues for the sustainable growth of Africa women.
Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation rate decreased to 7.5 per cent in August from 8.7 per cent in July, the official statistics agency CAMPAS said on Tuesday.
The police have accused members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) of attacking their men with stones, iron bolts and catapults during their procession in Kaduna on Tuesday.
Super Eagles new invitee Josh Maja will be wearing jersey number 10 for tomorrow’s international friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.
The Confederation of African Football’s bid to pay the Africa Cup of Nations winners is seriously threatened by a paucity of funds, it has reliably gathered.