Mallam Adamu Adamu
Lawyer contests petition against former IMT Rector
An Enugu-based lawyer, Benedict Oguine, has contested the petition by some concerned stakeholders from Enugu North Senatorial against the former Rector of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, Prof Edwin Onyeneje.
Poly lecturers resolve to go on strike
The Federal Government has promised to address the issues that led to the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP).
Education minister announces visitation panels to 25 polytechnics, 21 COEs
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has released the list of Visitation Panels to 25 Federal Polytechnics and 21 Colleges of Education as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari
Number of out-of-school children reduces to 6.9m – Minister
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said that the number of out-of-school children has reduced from 10.1million in 2019 to 6.95 million in 2020. Adamu, who spoke at the 2020 Annual Ministerial briefing in Abuja on Thursday, said that the reduction was through the Federal Government’s Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) initiative.…
Teachers seek upward review of retirement age
The National President of the union, Dr. Nasir Idris, made the call at a press conference yesterday in Abuja, as part of activities to mark the 2020 World Teachers’ Day (WTD) on October 5.
Students give FG two weeks to announce schools resumption date
Following what they described as Federal Government’s poor handling of schools reopening, students of tertiary institutions have given the government two weeks within which to fix a date for resumption.
Government woos World Bank over uneducated kids
The Federal Government has appealed to the World Bank to assist it in reducing the population of out-of- school children from 10 to five million by 2023.
ASUU faults proposed virtual learning in nation’s tertiary institutions
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared that the nation’s tertiary institutions are not prepared for virtual learning, saying poor infrastructure, inadequate funding and lack of requisite skills make it impossible.