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Education: Nasarawa State Assembly Lauds Governor Sule

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has applauded Governor Abdullahi Sule for his administration’s efforts in initiating good education policies and programs for an improved standard of education in the state. The Chairman of the Committee, Daniel Ogazi, gave the commendation when the management of the Ministry of Education, Isah Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, and Scholarship […]

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Burkina Faso: Million Students Out Of School Over Terrorism

More than 5,700 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso due to the security situation marked by jihadist attacks, depriving one million students of access to education, the NGO Save the Children warned. “Burkina has just crossed the dramatic threshold of one million children affected by the closure of schools due to the security crisis,” the […]

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Nigeria Re-Introduces History Subject In Basic Schools

The Nigerian Government has announced the reintroduction of history as a subject in the basic education curriculum in Nigeria thirteen years after its abolition. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who made the announcement in Abuja on Thursday, said a total of 3,700 history teachers have also been shortlisted for the first round of […]

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Girls Education Project 3 Ends In Nigeria

The Girls Education Project phase 3 has ended in Nigeria with a call on government at all levels to adopt models and replicate interventions and employ strategic approaches towards the success of the project.   The Project which initially targeted One million enrolment of girls in it first and second phase has now successfully recorded […]

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Minister Proposes Alternative Means Of Funding For Nigerian Universities

The Nigerian Minister of Works and Housing, Mr.Babatunde Raji Fashola, says University Consultancy Services,  Data Provision, Poll Results, Value Data and  Printing Press are value adding services which Tertiary Institutions can adopt to boost their funds. The Minister made the above remark as a panelist at  an event organised by Nigeria’s House of Representatives, at […]

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Deepening Educational Cooperation Can Help Resolve Social Issues- VP Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo says more opportunities can be created to find solutions to social issues and challenges in the world by the deepening of educational cooperation and facilitating collaboration in critical areas such as entrepreneurship, innovation and technology.   He stated this on Tuesday during a meeting with senior administration officials and […]

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Institute Director General Urges Commission To Stop Licensing New Universities

The Director General of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies NILDS, Professor Abubakar Sulaiman, has told the National Assembly to direct the National Universities Commission NUC to stop issuing licenses to new Universities. Professor Sulaiman made the call at the National Summit on Tertiary Education Reform 2022, held in Abuja. He noted that […]

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House Of Representatives To Convene Summit On Tertiary Education

Nigeria’s House of Representatives will on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, hold a National Summit on tertiary education with a view to providing solutions to challenges facing the sector. The summit, being organized under the Office of the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has the theme ‘Re-imagining Tertiary Education in Nigeria: Issues, Challenges and Solutions.’ A statement issued by […]

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11,629 Candidates Write Teachers Qualifying Exams

A total of 11,629 candidates participated in the second batch of the 2022 Teachers Professional Qualifying Examination, (PQE), conducted nationwide by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN. The council’s Director of Examination and Licencing, Dr Jacinta Ogboso, who monitored the exercise at SASCON International School Maitama, Abuja, disclosed that Abuja had the highest number […]

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Naval War College graduates 22 military officers, 1 foreigner

The Naval War College of Nigeria (NWCN) has graduated 22 military officers drawn from the Navy, Army and the Air Force, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The 22 graduates, comprising of 17 Naval officers, two Air Force officers, two Army officers and one Cameroonian Navy officer were participants in the `Naval Warfare Course […]