FG spends N727.2billion on tertiary education in 4 years

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has revealed that the Federal Government, through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), has allocated a total sum of N727,225,862,128.86 to public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education across the country in the past four years. Adamu made this know while addressing More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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NUC approves Bayelsa Medical Varsity

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The National Universities Commission has recognized the establishment of the Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa. The Executive Secretary of the NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, issued the letter More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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We have reached agreement with ASUU – Minister

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has disclosed that Federal Government has reached an agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on the on going strike embarked More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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134 illegal tertiary institutions in Nigeria – Minister

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has revealed that there are 134 illegal and unapproved tertiary institutions across the country . The Minister disclosed this while addressing pressmen More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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NYSC warns corps members ahead of 2019 general election

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Coordinator of National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) in Cross River State, Mr Adegoke Adewale, has charged corps members, who will serve as ad-hoc staff for the conduct of the general elections, More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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University contributes 19 bacteria strains to World Genomic bank

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Director, Institute of Molecular Science and Biotechnology (IMSB), University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Prof. Matthew Kolawole, has said that the centre has so far contributed 19 novel bacteria More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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ASUU strike: NANS attacks union leaders

By Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Saturday urged the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to go back to negotiations with the Federal Government. “There More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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NUC gives Edwin Clark varsity approval to run 14 more courses

By Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The National Universities Commission (NUC) has carried out accreditation for 14 programmes of the Edwin Clark University (ECU), Kiagbodo in Delta State, and gave the institution accreditation More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Crawford holds 10th convocation, graduates 27 first class students

By Maryam Abeeb, Abuja Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, has held its 10th convocation ceremony with 27 students graduating with First Class honours from different departments. About 277 students also graduated More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Is another year of rising knife crime ahead?

By Maryam Abeeb The Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG) Akoka, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has stated that the institution would rank best in Nigeria come 2019. He said this during the maiden Robotics More...