Minister: Out-of-school children in Nigeria hits 10 million

The Minister of state for Education, Mr Chukuemeka Nwajiuba, on Thursday said Nigeria has more than 10 million out-of-school children, the highest in sub-Saharan...

FCT school raises the alarm over security threats

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Model Primary School (MPS) Maitama has raised the alarm over security threat by some students. Security officer of the school,...

Official: N41 billion UBEC funds have not been accessed by states, FCT

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has said that N41.06 billion matching grant in its coffers has not been accessed by the 36 states...

Management shuts down Nasarawa polytechnic over students’ protest

The Management of Isa Musthapha Agwai Polytechnic Lafia, has shut down the institution for one week following students’ protest on Thursday. Newsmen report that the...

Anambra will never forget you, students tell Obi

The students of Alor Science and Technical College have told the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, that the...

Lagos State University staff suspend strike

The Joint Action Committee of Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Education and Associated Institutions, of Lagos State...

Kwara State approves hijab for Muslim schoolgirls

Kwara State Government has approved the use of hijab uniforms for Muslim schoolgirls in all public schools. Secretary to the government Mamma Sabah Jibril said...

COPCSUN chairman: Principle of ‘no work no pay’ should apply to lecturers, others in...

The Chairman, Council of Pro Chancellor of State Universities in Nigeria (COPCSUN), Mallam Yusuf Olaolu Ali (SAN), has tasked stakeholders in Nigerian education system...

UNILAG NASU: No going back on indefinite strike

The Non Academic Staff of Universities (NASU), University of Lagos chapter, says there was no going back on the indefinite strike embarked upon by...

Nigerian government asks SSANU, NASU to shelve ‘illegal’ strike

The minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, has called on the striking education unions to give the federal government three months to meet...

Indefinite strike: Edo teachers defy Obaseki

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Edo State Wing, has defied today (Monday)’s resumption order of Governor Godwin Obaseki by asking parents and guardians...

ABU denies issuing fake certificate

The Management of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, has denied shielding a fake certificate syndicate, insisting that the reputation and integrity of all its...

TETfund applauds FIRS for increased remittance of education tax

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETfund, has commended the present management of Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, over increased remittance of education tax to...

2020 SSSCE to begin February 8, says NECO

THE National Examinations Council (NECO) has fixed new date for the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) for external candidates. The council said the...

Kano government directs principals to relocate to schools premises or face sack

Kano State Government on Monday ordered all principals of boarding schools in the state to relocate to the school premises or lose their jobs. Mr...

Minister: Nigerian government executing 43 road projects in tertiary institutions

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has stated that his ministry was currently executing 43 road projects within tertiary institutions across...

OAU cancels 2020/2021 session, resumes 2019/2020 session February 8

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, has fixed resumption of the 2019/2020 academic session for February 8, 2021. Academic activities were...

States divided over plan to review school resumption

 Frank Ikpefan, Abuja; Nwanosike Onu, Awka; Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta; AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna; Kolade Adeyemi, Jos; Adekunle Jimoh, Ilorin; David Adenuga, Bauchi; Justina Asishana, Minna;...

Adamawa governor orders immediate closure of schools

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has directed public and private schools across the state to end the first term on Dec. 18 and...

Federal University Lokoja announces new VC

The Governing Council, Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Kogi, has approved the appointment of Prof. Olayemi Akinwumi as the new and third Vice-Chancellor of the...
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