The Federal Government has withdrawn the recent threat to activate the ‘no work no pay policy’ against striking University teachers. This was disclosed by the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, in a chat with Vanguard. Ogunyemi also said that the negotiation meeting between...
The federal government has approved a reduction in the cost of forms for final year secondary school and post-secondary school examinations. This reduction, first announced by President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on new media, Bashir Ahmad, was decided at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided...
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has extended the deadline for registration of corps members at the various camps to Saturday, Oct. 27 , especially for newly mobilised Unilorin graduates. According to Mr Kunle Akogun, Director of Corporate Affairs of University of Ilorin, the circular dated Oct. 24, was sent...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the hiking of school fees of university students as proposed by Dr Wale Babalakin, the chief government negotiator in the ASUU/Federal Government renegotiation exercise. Prof. Lawan Abubakar, the Bauchi Zonal Coordinator of the Union made the disclosure at a press conference...
A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, is now a bona fide staff of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, as he inspected his office space at the institution’s Abeokuta Study Centre in Ogun State on Tuesday, in his capacity as a facilitator. The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Abdalla Adamu, had...
THE Federal Government on Tuesday warned that it would sanction any tertiary institution which charges more than N2,000 for Post-UTME. The Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu, gave the warning at the ongoing Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Policy Meeting on Admissions into Tertiary Institutions in Gbongan, Osun. Adamu said:...
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, said the story circulating on social media that HND has been abolished in Nigerian polytechnic schools is not true. Professor Farooq Kperogi, a US based columnist with Weekly Trust announced this on his Facebook page. “Education Minister Told Me the HND Abolition News...
​The House of Representatives has urged the federal ministry of education to review downward the cost of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) by about 50% from the current N7, 500.00 to not more than N3, 000.00. The House, while adopting a motion by James Faleke (APC, Lagos) urged the Federal...
Nigeria is considering a major policy change to its tertiary education that would see graduates go for an extra year of studies. Anthony Anwukah, the Minister of State for Education, disclosed this on Tuesday at a two-day retreat for governing councils of federal universities in Abuja. He said this was being...
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad have arrested four suspects in Ondo, Edo and Osun States for retailing leaked WASSCE May/June, 2018 Examination question papers on websites and whatsapps platforms. The suspects namely; Samuel Kayode, 28-year-old from Ondo State, Adebayo Ifeoluwa, 17-year-old from Osun State, Alayande Ahmed and Elusode Festus,...