Education

ASUU laments reduction in budgetary allocation to education

By Musa Gada, Sokoto The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has decried the reduction of the Federal Government’s allocation to the education sector from 11 per cent in 2015 to 8 per cent in 2016.

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Buhari in Osun urges states to emulate Aregbesola’s initiatives in education

By Akeeb Akanji, Osogbo President Muhammadu Buhari has described the newly completed Osogbo Government High school built by the Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as an educational legacy that must be emulated by other states of the federation.

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ASUU cries out, says TSA ruining varsities’ management

 By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City   The Benin Zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has cried out over the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA), saying the policy is killing growth of universities in the country.   According to the union, the Federal Government’s action compelling Nigeria’s universities to key into the TSA negates the principle ...

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UNAAB students go on rampage as robbers kill colleagues

By Ahmed Sobiye, Abeokuta Students of the Federal University of Agriculture in Abeokuta (FUNAAB) have gone on rampage over the killing of two of the colleagues by policemen.

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Buhari presents awards to best graduating student at National Defence College

L-R: President Muhammadu Buhari presenting C-in-C Award to the overall best graduating student of the National Defence College, Colonel A.A. Adeyinka during the graduation ceremony of the Nigeria Defence College Course 24 at the National Defence College Abuja on Friday…

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Osun orders college to conduct graduation for past students

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has ordered the authorities of the state owned College of Education in Ilesa to put a stop to organising combined graduation ceremonies in the school. The govdernor ordered that all outstanding graduation programmes of the institution must be done before the end of 2017, saying the remaining programmes must be ...

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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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