FG set to harmonise school calendar

Maryam Abeeb The Minister of Education has said harmonization is needed for schools, learners, teachers and examination bodies to be on the same page. The Federal Ministry of Education sald t would constitute a national committee on the harmonization of schools and examination calendar following the disruptions by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister of Education,… Continue reading FG set to harmonise school calendar

Published
Categorized as Education

Coronavirus, a major blow on education system – TRCN

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria has lamented the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic which, it said, dealt a major blow on the education system. The Registrar/Chief Executive of TRCN, Prof. Olusegun Josiah Ajiboye, on Thursday said this at a briefing held in Abuja. He said, “COVID-19 brought with a lot of… Continue reading Coronavirus, a major blow on education system – TRCN

Published
Categorized as Education

NUT, NAPPS advise stakeholders on COVID-19 protocol compliance

Maryam Abeeb The Nigeria Union of Teachers and the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools have called on the government to create more enlightenment on coronavirus disease. The Secretary-General of NUT, Dr Mike Ike-Ene and the National President, NAPPS, Mr Yomi Odubela who spoke in an interview maintained that the level of awareness on… Continue reading NUT, NAPPS advise stakeholders on COVID-19 protocol compliance

Published
Categorized as Education

Group urges FG to Integrate Almajiri, western education

Maryam Abeeb A socio-political group, Citizens Action for Good Governance, has expressed concern over the menace of Almajiri and out-of-school children in northern Nigeria comparing it to gunpowder that can explode anytime. The organization, therefore, called on the state governments to reorganize the old academic programme which gets children in exchange for the study of… Continue reading Group urges FG to Integrate Almajiri, western education

Published
Categorized as Education

NUC directs universities to resume academic activities on January 18

By Maryam Abeeb Universities across the county are expected to resume academic activities on Monday, January 18, 2021 in line with a directive issued on Friday by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The NUC said the directive stemmed from the advice of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on the resumption of schools. The… Continue reading NUC directs universities to resume academic activities on January 18

Published
Categorized as Education

Foreign scholarship: Kano govt. settles N7bn debt — Official

Maryam Abeeb The Kano State Government says it has spent over seven billion naira to settle unpaid scholarship for Kano students in various countries from 2015 to 2021. Mr Muhyi Magaji, Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission, disclosed this at a news conference in Kano. The Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje had mandated the commission… Continue reading Foreign scholarship: Kano govt. settles N7bn debt — Official

Published
Categorized as Education

ASUU strike cripples economies of university communities in 2020 –Don

Maryam Abeeb Prof. Job Nmadu of Federal University of technology, Minna, says the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU)’s nine months strike in 2020, impacted negatively on university communities by crippling their economic activities. According to him, those affected by the strike, numbering about 20 million, included traders, landlords, hoteliers, transporters and many others. Nmadu, a… Continue reading ASUU strike cripples economies of university communities in 2020 –Don

Published
Categorized as Education

2020 UTME: No date fixed for sales of application documents yet –JAMB

By Maryam Abeeb The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says no date has been fixed for the commencement of sales of the application documents for its 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with in Lagos. Benjamin, who was speaking against… Continue reading 2020 UTME: No date fixed for sales of application documents yet –JAMB

Published
Categorized as Education

Expert canvasses support, funding for nomadic education in 2021 budget

By Maryam Abeeb A don, Mary Oyewale, has expressed support for improvement in educational provision and training opportunities, under the 2021 budget, specifically for Nomads, for them to be part of the nation’s development plans. Oyewale of the Department of Arts and Languages, Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University, who made the call in Ado-Ekiti,… Continue reading Expert canvasses support, funding for nomadic education in 2021 budget

Published
Categorized as Education

Foundation promises scholarship for 90 female science students in Kano State

Maryam Abeeb The Ma’ajin Watari Foundation (MWF), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) has promised to provide scholarship to 90 female science students to tackle shortage of female medical personnel in Kano State. Dr Abba Ahmad, MWF founder, in Kano, that the students would be trained under the education endowment fund of the foundation. Ahmad, also… Continue reading Foundation promises scholarship for 90 female science students in Kano State

Published
Categorized as Education