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Prof Abubakar Rasheed

21 Apr
By 2050, Nigeria will become the third largest country in the world, according to the United Nations, with 399 million people – many of who would be enthusiastic and ambitious youths with dreams to acquire university education.
27 Mar 2021
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the upgrade of three institutions in Delta State to full-fledged universities.
21 Aug 2020
House Minority Leader lists benefits The National Universities Commission (NUC) has thrown its weights behind the bill for the establishment of Federal University of Technology in Asaba, Delta State. The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, who spoke when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Higher Education, said that an additional university…
16 Jun 2020
Resident doctors in the country have commenced an indefinite nationwide strike following the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum issued to the Federal Government.
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.
6 Mar 2020
A supremacy battle between the governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) led by Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN) and the university management over the lined-up programmes for the convocation...
22 Feb 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday charged the 786 graduating students of the Federal University Dutse (FUD), on the application of their knowledge in National development.
19 Dec 2019
Accreditation of degree programmes in tertiary institutions is aimed at keeping Nigerian universities in good standing without compromise.
4 Dec 2019
Committee of Vice Chancellors (CVC) of Nigerian universities yesterday declared that with the uncovering of fake professors by the National Universities Commission...
19 Nov 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said his administration was deploying education to fast-track the transition of Nigeria to modern society.
20 May 2019
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will soon implement, in full, its Central Admission Processing System (CAPS) geared towards ensuring quality control, transparency and credibility of the admission process. CAPS was introduced in 2017 by JAMB to ensure that candidates are fairly treated and to expand admission opportunities, as well as protect the…
2 May 2019
Amid criticisms over the proliferation of private universities, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has mapped out a four-year strategic plan to produce globally competitive graduates. Executive Secretary the commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed who disclosed this at the 3rd matriculation ceremony of Elizade University, Ilara-mokin also expressed government’s readiness to provide the required funding for the…


Olorunda Local Council Development Area of Lagos State has commenced sensitisation on measles vaccination in the community to eradicate the spread of the disease.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed Bashir Sheriff Machina as the Yobe North senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 election.
United States-based athletics coach, Chris Onwuzurike, whose son, Udodi, is one of Nigeria’s brightest hopes for medals in this year’s World Athletics Championships in Oregon, and the Commonwealth Games in England, has revealed some of the challenges he faced coaching his son.
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With her North American Tour just coming to an end, it seems the groove is not stopping anytime soon for Tiwa Savage. The Afro-pop queen has added another achievement to her belt, as she just clinched an ambassadorial deal with Asian smartphone giant, Tecno, making her the brand’s first female ambassador.
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“Everything go happen, my brother/ Time would tell my brother,” the opener to Don’t Bother, the first record off Ajimovoix’s just-released Border To Border EP, hits you with a solemn and reflective tempo.