Okebukola, others advise parents on home tutoring amid schools’ closure
As schools globally remain shut following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, former executive secretary of the National Universities Commission
‘Why research has failed to address national problems’
This is because they are conventional, meaning they are set up to deliver face-to-face instruction and not online learning in the real sense.
NOUN deploys improved delivery mechanism to boost learning
To turn out the best graduates with knowledge, skills, values and character in the country, the governing council of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has approved the improvement of the institution’s delivery mechanism and the upgrade..
Ex-NUC scribe urges improved funding of sector to boost research
Former Executive Secretary, National University Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola, has pointed out that to get the best from researchers in the universities, government must appropriately fund the education sector.
Nigerian universities in quest for global excellence
Universities abroad, with their distinctive campuses, emphasis on research and scholarship, and singular form of governance are often seen as academic sanctuaries, separate from the rest of society though they are also products of the society
Academics want a system thinker appointed as education minister
As President Muhammadu Buhari begins his second term in office, the former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola has advised that individuals who must head the education ministry....
Nigerian universities and the plague of plagiarism
A former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola, is not known for flippancy.
Dons have no Nobel Prize to their credit, laments Okebukola
A former Executive Secretary of the National University Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola, has lamented that Nigerian university teachers have not been...
Okebukola cautions graduating students against abuse of freedom
The former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola, has admonished graduating students of Emerald High School, Ogun State, against abusing newfound freedom, which they would be exposed to, as they enter tertiary institutions.