Parents in the university town of Nsukka have appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to suspend its ongoing strike, considering the setback and suffering it would cause students and their parents.
Ex-minister calls for compromise between ASUU, FG
Sen. Sam Egwu, former Education Minister, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to make compromises, so as to resolve the current nationwide strike by ASUU.
Educationist urges governmentt to review curriculum
Executive Director De Beautiful Beginning Schools (DBBS), Magodo, Lagos, Mrs Bukola Ogunleye has urged government to review the nation’s curriculum in order to meet up with global standard of educational system.
NUC pledges to improve standard in Nigerian varsities
Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, who disclosed this at the 2017 NAL yearly convocation, scientific session and investiture of new Fellows, held at the University of Lagos.....
How TETFund grants can assist private universities in research - Aina
Vice chancellor, Caleb University, Imota, Ikorodu, Prof Ayandiji Aina dismissed the ongoing debate on whether or not private universities should share from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) describing it as unnecessary.
Retelling the African narratives through holistic research
UNILAG in partnership with The University of the West Indies (UWI), Jamaica, had early this year signed a memorandum of understanding for the establishment of a joint institute called, “The UNILAG-UWI Institute of African and Diaspora Studies.
Holistic education, antidote to corruption, says don
A university teacher, Prof Sunday Owolabi has posited that a holistic education system is the only antidote to effectively tackle the vexed issue of corruption and other multifaceted problems confronting the nation.
Mind Builders School honours four first class alumni
As a way of encouraging hard work among students, as well as promoting academic excellence, Mind Builders High School, Lagos State, recently celebrated four of its alumni, who bagged first class degrees from different universities.
Call for nomination begins as Nigeria Education Week set to honour distinguished Nigerians
Member, Planning Committee of the project, Prof. Adenike Akinjobi, who announced the call, challenged everybody who is interested in the Nigerian education system to valuably join the call and support the programme, which is targeted at bringing a revolution in country’s education....
FG lifts ban on post-UTME screening by varsities
The Federal Government has lifted the ban on the controversial examinations usually organised by universities in Nigeria for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).
ASUU frowns at mandatory sale of handouts by lecturers
The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has expressed displeasure at the mandatory sale of handouts by some lecturers in tertiary institutions.