Mallam Adamu Adamu
77,000 prospective teachers write qualifying examination
About 77,000 prospective teachers wrote the December diet of the Professional Qualification Examination (PQE) conducted by the Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).
6466 qualified librarians in Nigeria, says minister
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, yesterday said 6466 librarians have been licensed to practise in the country.
Nile University to honour CJN, others at 7th Convocation
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Mohammad, is among those that would be conferred with an honorary degree by Nile University of Nigeria at its 7th convocation ceremony today.
Infinite expectations versus finite financial resources
Leaders of developing countries face the huge and mind-boggling challenges of infinite demands chasing finite resources.
Adamu’s scorecard and his second coming
In Nigeria’s fleeting political arena, to be re-appointed in the president’s cabinet is a feat, which some consider more important than effectively carrying out national service. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, examines the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu’s first term in office and what to expect in his second tenure.
Who the cap fits as Nigeria’s best education minister in 20 years
The progress of the nation’s educational sector cannot be measured without a look at the contributions of individuals that played major roles in its development.
JAMB deregisters 14 CBT centres over alleged fraud as 157,000 candidates take mock exam
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday deregistered 14 Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres in some parts of the country over what it described as deceit and technical infractions. Curiously, the affected CBT centres were among the 712 JAMB accredited nationwide to participate in the mock exam and 2019 UTME exercise scheduled for next week.…
‘Qualitative basic education will reduce out-of school menace’
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has stressed the need for the country to strengthen the quality of basic education in order to address the alarming rate of out-of-school children.
TETFund and politics of sacking, reappointment
To many Nigerians, politics has become a way of life to the extent that fundamental values are sometimes sacrificed to promote and perpetuate political correctness.
Government orders clampdown on illegal tertiary institutions
Sequel to the discovery of 66 illegal degree-awarding institutions by the National Universities Commission (NUC), the Federal Government yesterday ordered immediate clampdown on all affected establishments. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who handed down the order at the fifth ministerial press briefing in Abuja, stated that government would not sit back while lawlessness…