Prof. Peter Okebukola
27 Aug 2020
Stakeholders in the education sector have appealed to the visitation panel to the troubled University of Lagos (UNILAG) to proffer solutions to the issues and address the instability problem threatening to tear the institution apart.
17 Feb 2020
Amid penury and soul-wrenching struggle by Nigerian university students to contend with dilapidating learning infrastructures such as hostels on campus...
7 Dec 2019
First, let me congratulate the executive secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Adamu Rasheed for the eagle eyes of the commission in picking out the blight of fake professors from the fabric...
7 Nov 2019
Former Executive Secretary of the. National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola has described the country’s university system as a “mere toddler” when viewed against its counterparts in advanced countries.
1 Aug 2019
Eminent scholar and former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola, has identified reasons why African...
13 Jun 2019
The nation’s tertiary education system always sticks out like sore thumb and it is less than bemusing when the federal government announced in April it was auditing 40,000 foreign certificates obtained by Nigerian students from universities abroad. As the country suffers from the consequences of taking education with a pinch of salt, Head, Education Desk,…
22 Jan 2019
University administrator, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has suggested to the National Universities Commission (NUC) and the Federal Ministry of Education to adopt unified examinations for final year students in every course in Nigerian universities. The eminent lawyer, who spoke yesterday at the 10th matriculation ceremony and award for Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) alumni who…
29 Dec 2016
The former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof Peter Okebukola, has said that ethnicity and provinciality would run Nigerian varsities aground if great care is not taken.
8 Dec 2016
The quest to increase the level of financial inclusion in the country from 53.7 per cent, which it was in 2010 to 80 per cent by 2020, prompted the recent partnership between the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Educational Research....
8 Sep 2016
Based on current trends, Universal Primary Education (UPE), which was supposed to have been achieved in 2015, under the 2000 Dakar Education For All agreement, won’t be realised until 2042. Universal Lower Secondary Completion...
4 Aug 2016
Since making that declaration, the protagonists and their antagonists are hard at work, in their bid to outdo each other, as their “superior arguments wafts across, even with some commentators also calling for the outright abrogation of the UTME.
21 Jul 2016
“Women and girls are Africa’s greatest untapped resource, and it is they, not diamonds or oil and minerals, that will be the foundation for solid, sustainable and equitable progress.