Wednesday, 27th September 2023

Sonny Echono

21 Sep
Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, (TETFund), Sonny Echono, has announced the agency’s readiness to prioritise completion of all abandoned projects in the nation’s universities.
18 Sep
The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, has identified industry-linked research in tertiary institutions as key to national development.Mamman made this known in Abuja on Monday while receiving briefings from Chief Executives of Parastatals....
6 Sep
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has partnered with the Bureau for Public Procurement (BPP) to sensitize and train desk officers of its beneficiary higher institutions to ensure accountability and due process in its project implementations and strict adherence to policies. The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Sonny Echono, who spoke in Port Harcourt yesterday during…
29 Aug
Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has disbursed N550 million to Kaduna State College of Education (KSCOE), Gidan Waya, to address insecurity in the institution.
17 Aug
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) has said that it is considering suspending foreign training for members of staff and students. The Executive Secretary of TETFUND, Sonny Echono, made this known on Wednesday at a One-Day Stakeholders’ Engagement on Emerging Issues with the TETFund Intervention in Abuja. Echono said such training could stop because the…
11 Aug
Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has earmarked N1 billion for establishment of a Diaspora Research Centre at the University of Ibadan.
31 Jul
No fewer than 42 civil society groups have announced that they will embark on an inspection tour of TETFund projects across the country.
23 Jul
Gross neglect of public services is a common bane in Nigeria. 
21 Jul
Recently, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), played host to a large number of staff of the department of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) from various beneficiary tertiary institutions across the country, who gathered at the Fund’s Abuja office for a two-day capacity building on ICT essential skills.
14 Jul
The joy of the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), knew no bound last Monday, when it was presented with a brand new 30-seater Toyota Coaster bus by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund.)
11 Jul
Presenting the bus to the students, yesterday, Executive Secretary of TETFund, Sonny Echono, said the agency was also designing interventions to address students’ hostel challenges and others.
23 Jun
To boost Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in schools, Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Sonny Echono, said the commission had disbursed about N27.6 billion on ICT support intervention programmes in the last seven years.


German investigators carried out raids across the country on Wednesday as Berlin banned a far-right group it described as a "cult-like, deeply racist and anti-Semitic association" that sought to indoctrinate children with Nazi ideology.
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The Nigerian Navy has successfully finalized the hydrographic and Comprehensive Bathymetric/Investigative Survey Report for the proposed dredging project in Oguta Lake and River Orashi, located within the Oguta Local Government Area (LGA) of Imo State.
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An Indian great-grandmother, aged 92, has learned to read and write after going to school for the first time and inspiring others to join her, media and officials said Wednesday.
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The speaker of Canada's parliament resigned on Tuesday, days after publicly celebrating a Ukrainian veteran who fought for the Nazis during World War II.
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The Jigawa State Government has declared Thursday as a public holiday to mark the 2023 Eid-el-Maulud celebration.