How Nigerian varsities survive economic downturn, meltdown
While it is a generally held view that education is grossly underfunded in Nigeria, the coronavirus pandemic appears to have taken a huge toll on the sector, with public federal and state universities currently struggling to survive.
Varsity teacher deplores 5.6% budget for education sector
Dean, Faculty of Law, Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Prof. Kingsley Edu, has advocated better funding for education, insisting that the 5.6 per cent funding shows Federal Government’s lack of commitment to education.
Lawmaker faults minister’s claim in Edo constituency projects
Representative of Etsako Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Johnson Oghuma, has declared that rural roads in Etsako East Council of Edo State for which Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba was claiming credit, were his projects.
Nigeria’s unending vilification of history in schools
To date, controversy still surrounds the Federal Government’s decision to remove history from the country’s basic education curriculum in 2007, even when it was scarcely taught as a core subject...
Etsu Nupe commissions TETFund projects in Bida Poly
The Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has commissioned Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) projects in the Federal Polytechnic Bida
TETFund spends N2.6b to secure UNIMAID
The Board Chairman of TETFund, Kashim Imam, disclosed this at the weekend, while inspecting completed projects at UNIMAID and the Yobe State University (YOSU), Damaturu.
‘No digital economy without research’
The drive to enthrone a digital economy in Nigeria may not be impactful without adequate and thorough research.
TETFund boosts local production of military equipment
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) says it has commenced financial intervention in Research and Development (R&D) activities in the defence and security sub-sector.