Experts advocate learning of interconnected world at UNILAG international week
Stakeholders at the maiden edition of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) international week have canvassed the need for education based on an interconnected world that takes cognisance of learning associated with the fourth industrial revolution.
Proliferation of varsities in Nigeria is an embarrassment, says TETFUND Boss
The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro has described as ‘embarrassment,’ the proliferation of tertiary institutions in the country.
Much ado about grading system in varsities
Time was when Nigerian universities were using the five-point grading system until the NUC suddenly introduced the four points scale.
Ranking our universities high
Many challenges are facing Nigerian universities. They range from brain drain, poor funding, examination malpractice, unstable academic calendar, and the low global ranking, among others. Over the years, the issue of ranking has become important to many universities in the country and beyond. Reviewing the important discourse in the life of our educational aspiration is…
NUC appoints new deputy executive secretaries
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has announced the appointment of Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf as Deputy Executive Secretary (Academics) and Dr Kidado Kumo as Deputy Executive Secretary (Administration).
Fishing out fake graduates in NYSC
Last July, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, accused universities in Benin-Republic of presenting unqualified persons for its one-year mandatory scheme. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL writes that the DG will be wiser to look inward as a charity, they say, begins at home.
Why African varsities are poorly rated by Okebukola
Eminent scholar and former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola, has identified reasons why African...
Afe Babalola urges NUC to arrest operators of illegal varsities
A legal icon and university administrator, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has urged the National Universities Commission (NUC) to arrest and prosecute those operating unaccredited universities in the country...