5 Apr 2021
Three years after critical stakeholders proposed emergency in the education sector to address problems confronting it, President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to implement the proposal.
2 Apr 2021
Prominent Nigerians from all walks of life, yesterday, gathered in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, to celebrate Prof. Abiola Omolewa at his 80th birthday.
1 Apr 2021
At the moment, Nigeria is the world capital of out-of-school children with more than 10 million anywhere but in classrooms
21 Mar 2021
To date, controversy still surrounds the Federal Government’s decision to remove history from the country’s basic education curriculum in 2007, even when it was scarcely taught as a core subject...
13 Feb 2021
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).
11 Feb 2021
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.
3 Feb 2021
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…
22 Jan 2021
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.
21 Jan 2021
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…
20 Jan 2021
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…
11 Jan 2021
The Federal Ministry of Education says the Jan.18, 2021 date for schools to resume is not sacrosanct, hence a new date may be announced depending on the nation’s COVID-19 indicators.
22 Dec 2020
Nigeria government said it is optimistic that public universities will reopen in January 2021 after an 10-month industrial strike action. Nigeria's labour and employment minister Chris Ngige said the government has already met 98% of the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) leadership. "We have met about 98 per cent of the…