Education

Nigerians reject scrapping of HND certificate, merger of polytechnics

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Nigerians have rejected the decision of the Federal Government to merge polytechnics with universities in the country.

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Cross River partner Samsung on smart schools project

By Samuel Ita, Calabar Cross River State Government has commenced an initiative it called the Smart School programme. The pilot scheme is however expected to comment at Government Secondary School, State Housing Estate, Calabar.

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Buhari sacks, replaces JAMB boss, 16 others in education ministry

Breaking News President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked 17 chief executives officers of agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education.

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FG scraps HND, set to merge polytechnics with universities

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the scrapping of the award of the Higher National Diploma (HND) by polytechnics in the country. Thus, the Federal Government has restricted the award to only the students currently on admission for the various programmes country in a move the Minister of Education, Dr. Adamu Adamu stated forms part ...

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LASG reads riot act to school owners: ‘Register or close down’

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Government has directed owners of private schools in the state to register with the state’s Ministry of Education within two weeks or face sanction. 

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Alumni beg Ajimobi, Aregbesola to rescue LAUTECH from collapse

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan Members of the Alumni Association of  Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso,  have appealed to the executive  governors of the state of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and his Oyo state counterpart, Senator  Abiola Ajimobi to save the school from imminent collapse. 

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Niger set to commence school feeding programme

By Isah Lapai, Minna Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has directed the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to kick start school feeding programme for primary school pupils in the state. 

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Court of Appeal grants Muslim students’ wish to wear hijab in schools

Breaking News The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has affirmed the rights of female Muslim students to wear head scarf to public schools in Lagos.

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Finally, FG directs schools to teach IRS, CRK separately

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  The Federal Government has directed secondary schools to ensure that Islamic Religious Studies (IRS) and Christian Religious Studies (CRK) are taught as separate subjects. 

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Ezekwesili blames falling education standard on system failure

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  A former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has blamed the poor standard of education in Nigeria on systemic failure. 

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