Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) and Chairman of Council, Crawford University, Prof. Peter Okebukola, has underscored the importance of giving prominence to education in the country as well as gainfully engaging youths in skills acquisition and entrepreneurship.
The Wolverhampton University, United Kingdom, through the university’s Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL), has invited notable Nigerians to its leadership conference. The international conference is the 2nd Global Annual Meeting of the Forum of Innovation in African Universities (FIAU) and will focus on African entrepreneurship. Among dignitaries to grace the international conference are…
21 May 2021
Chairman of the Universities Education Curriculum Review Committee, Prof. Peter Okebukola, has faulted the notion in certain quarters that government would scrap education programme in universities across the country.
13 Dec 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the current Chairman of Council, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and former Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola...
10 Dec 2020
The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has faulted a media report on the alleged falsification of age by a member of its academic staff, and former Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof Peter Okebukola.
15 Nov 2020
From the provision of infrastructure and manpower development, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) is now focused on research and development. What other critical areas of need do you think TETFund....
21 May 2020
As schools globally remain shut following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, former executive secretary of the National Universities Commission
23 Apr 2020
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.
12 Dec 2019
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..
14 Nov 2019
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.
7 Nov 2019
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
2 Nov 2019
The 71-year-old Nigerian university system is a “mere toddler” when viewed against universities in advanced countries, Prof. Peter Okebukola has said.