WIMBIZ, others fault composition of newly constituted governing councils of federal varsities
Criticisms have continued to trail the reconstitution of Governing Councils of five federal universities by the Federal Government as women groups and eminent scholars demanded reconstitution of fresh teams.
Minister invites ASUU for emergency meeting
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has invited the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to an emergency meeting following a threat to embark on another round of strike.
At Omolewa’s 80th birthday, Alli urges varsities to strive for growth
Prominent Nigerians from all walks of life, yesterday, gathered in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, to celebrate Prof. Abiola Omolewa at his 80th birthday.
Concerns over growing army of out-of-school children
At the moment, Nigeria is the world capital of out-of-school children with more than 10 million anywhere but in classrooms
Federal varsities have lost one academic session due to ASUU strike, says ministry
The Federal Ministry of Education, yesterday, confirmed that all federal universities across the country have lost one full academic session as a result of the industrial strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
New private universities raise questions on quality, capacity
For a nation with over 65 per cent young population, one of the greatest challenges confronting the country is providing quality education to her teeming youths.
FEC approves 20 private universities
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday approved the establishment of 20 private universities in the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who briefed newsmen after the session, said the approved universities will get their provisional licenses from the National Universities Commission (NUC), which they will use for the…
ASUU accused of not reciprocating N1.7trn spent on tertiary education
The Federal Government has accused Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other unions within the university system of not reciprocating her investment in education.
FG accuses ASUU of wasting N1.7 trillion investment in varsities
The Federal Government has accused the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and other unions within the university system of not justifying her investment in education. Minister of education, Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this on Thursday at the 2021 annual press briefing in Abuja stated that in the last one year, Tertiary Education Trust Fund…
Nigeria approves bill extending teachers retirement age
Nigeria's Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a bill extending the retirement age for teachers in the country from 60 to 65 years. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this to correspondents at the end of the council meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. Adamu also stated that the bill also…