NUC accredit 14 programmes at UNIABUJA

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja No fewer than 14 programmes of the University of Abuja have been accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC). While ten (10) academic programmes were given full accreditation, four (4) had interim accreditation. A statement by Dr Habib Yakoob, Head, Information and University RelationsU niversity of Abuja said Sunday More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Varsities fix UTME cut-off marks – JAMB

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Monday said the cut-off mark for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates was arrived at after a deliberation with all higher More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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NGO calls for sex education for male children

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja A non-governmental organisation, Piece of My Heart Foundation has urged parents, educators and the government to ensure that male children are introduced to sex education early enough. Founder More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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FG approves N7.5billion Research Grant for 2020

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The National Research Fund (NRF), domiciled with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), has been reviewed to N7.5billion from the initial N5billion. This was disclosed by the Chairman of More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Zamfara requires over N1bn to renovate 23 secondary schools – Commissioner

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Commissioner of Education in Zamfara says the government requires over N1 billion for the renovation of 23 secondary schools in the state. Abdullahi disclosed this to More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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N4m blogging contest to boost teachers’ digital skills

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja A blogging contest by Readmanna Empowerment Initiative (REI) has opened for teachers to win prizes totaling about N4 million. Chief Executive Officer, Readmanna, Mrs Edna Agusto, said in a statement More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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ASUU faults proposed virtual learning in nation’s tertiary institutions

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared that the nation’s tertiary institutions are not prepared for virtual learning, saying poor infrastructure, inadequate funding and More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Educationist Lauds Television Education Programme

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja Mrs Dunni Samuel, a retired teacher, has commended the television education programme initiated for pupils as schools remain shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Samuel said that the programme More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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NOUN VC Tasks New Students On COVID-19, As University Matriculates 15,000

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu, has called on Nigerian students to rise up to the challenges of the modern world and join government More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 15th, 2020
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NASU tackles govts over multiple taxes

Maryam Abeeb, Abuja The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions has condemned the federal and state governments over multiple taxes deducted from the salaries of its members. It demanded More...