Tag: education

ASUU strike: Hope rises as lecturers reach agreement with FG

ASUU strike: Hope rises as lecturers reach agreement with FG

For the first time since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) began its indefinite strike on November 4, 2018, there came a gleam of hope on Monday when Labour minister, Chris Ngige, announced that the two parties (ASUU and Federal Government) reached reasonable agreements on the contentious issues in their last meeting. Previous meetings […]

TRCN hosts conference to address falling education standard in Africa

TRCN hosts conference to address falling education standard in Africa TRCN

Heads of education regulatory agencies across Africa will converge on Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, for a week-long 7th African Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) conference to brainstorm on the possible ways to improve quality of education, among other critical issues affecting the continent. The Registrar of Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Segun […]

408 students withdrawn from UI

408 students withdrawn from UI

The management of the University of Ibadan has announced the withdrawal of a total of 408 students over poor academic performance. The decision was ratified by the Senate of the university during a recent consideration and approval of results of graduating and non-graduating students. Sources within the system hinted that about three-quarter of the affected […]

Don admonishes old students to make positive impact on alma mata

Don admonishes old students to make positive impact on alma mata Alma mata

The head of Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Osun State University, Professor Bolaji Omitola, has charged members of old students associations to endeavor to make positive impact on their alma mata, arguing that no such gathering is worth the name without meaningful contributions. Omitola, who was the guest lecturer at […]

Ajimobi pledges to further improve education standard

Ajimobi pledges to further improve education standard Education

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has vowed to do everything within his power to further improve the quality of education in the State. Ajimobi made the pledge on Tuesday during the official inauguration of a N50 Billion Education Trust Fund (ETF), held at the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan to galvanize […]

University of Ibadan demands special funding status

University of Ibadan demands special funding status University of Ibadan

Top echelons in the management of the University of Ibadan took turns to demand a special funding status from the Federal Government on Friday, arguing that such is necessary for the university to maintain its place in the nation’s educational sector. Led by the University’s Chancellor and Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad, the canvassers included […]

Buhari backs proposed Kaduna teachers’ sacking

Buhari backs proposed Kaduna teachers’ sacking Dapchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the decision of Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai to sack 21,780 primary school teachers who failed competency test conducted by the state government recently. The president expressed his backing at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on the challenges facing the education sector in Nigeria on Monday. Themed: […]

FG feeds 1.3m pupils with N3.77bn, engages 14,574 cooks

FG feeds 1.3m pupils with N3.77bn, engages 14,574 cooks

The Federal Government of Nigeria said it has so far expended N3.77 billion on feeding of 1,287,270 school children in nine states under its Home Grown School Feeding Programme. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Laolu Akande, who disclosed this recently, also said the project has engaged a total of 14,547 cooks across […]