FCE Katsina, Obudu get new provosts
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. James Bassey Ejue and Dr. Aliyu Idris Funtua, as new provosts of Federal College of Education Obudu, Cross River State, and Federal College of Education.
Troubling times at unity colleges
In a good number of cases, they have erected multi-million naira projects, employed teaching staff in needy subject areas, subsidised feeding and generally contributed immensely to improving the quality of education offered in these schools.
Adamu charges graduates on technical, vocational skills
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has charged graduates of tertiary institutions to embrace technical and vocational skills with a view to becoming self-employed.Adamu stated this at the 2016 candidates’ selection and placement exercise....
Government sacks PTA officials from unity colleges
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has directed all Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) officials to vacate all offices they hitherto operated in all 104 unity colleges across the country.
President wants rich nations to save receding Lake Chad
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged economically advanced countries to rise up to the task of saving the fast-receding Lake Chad from the impact of climate change. Receiving the visiting Director-General of UNESCO...
‘Government to end disparity between university degrees, polytechnic diplomas’
The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is doing everything possible to end the disparity between Higher National Diploma (HND) and University Degree holders in the country.
JAMB can’t determine admission guidelines for varsities, says ASUU
From the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) came yesterday a declaration that the power to determine admission guidelines for universities is beyond the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Before Post-UTME is buried
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu recently stirred the hornet’s nest when he announced the cancellation of Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) ...