NASU Questions Education Minister Over New 65 Years Teachers Retirement Age Circular

The Federal government has released a circular on the 65 years retirement age or 40 years of service for teachers as approved by President muhammadu Buhari. The circular dated June 23, 2022 and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, David Adejo, said the approval is for all education officers, irrespective Of posting,Continue reading “NASU Questions Education Minister Over New 65 Years Teachers Retirement Age Circular”

Take Seriously Job Creation Opportunities in Agric-TETFund Boss Tells VCs

Agriculture remains fastest means of job creation,says TETFund Boss The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Arc. Sonny Echono has reemphasized the importance of agriculture in addressing unemployment in Nigeria. Echono stated this in Abuja on Wednesday, during the vice chancellors roundtable on the implementation of Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA)Continue reading “Take Seriously Job Creation Opportunities in Agric-TETFund Boss Tells VCs”

TETFund Explains How N185Bn Was Spent On Training 35,000 Academic Staff Of Various Public Tertiary Institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has expended N185bn in the training of 35,000 scholars under its Academic Staff training in public tertiary institutions across the country.Acting Director of Academic Staff Training and Development, Alhaji Abdullahi Imam who stated this when the representatives of the TETFund scholars Alumni Steering Committee paid a courtesy visit to theContinue reading “TETFund Explains How N185Bn Was Spent On Training 35,000 Academic Staff Of Various Public Tertiary Institutions”

Conference Attendance: We have not Waived Sanctions On Erring Lecturers-TETFund

The attention of the Management of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has been drawn to reports circulating in the media that the Fund has waived sanctions for erring lecturers who failed to attend Conferences for which they were paid under its Conference Attendance Intervention Programme. Abdulmumin OniyangiAg. Director, Public Affairsfor the Executive Secretary in aContinue reading “Conference Attendance: We have not Waived Sanctions On Erring Lecturers-TETFund”

Open Education Resources: NUC Says Nigerian Varsities’ Repository Hosts Over 2 Million

…held by 153 universities The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Tuesday, disclosed that its Open Educational Resources, OER, repository established in 2017, currently has over two million OERs in the form of courseware, lecture notes, textbooks, videos, maps, podcast, conference presentations, and journal. Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, revealed this in Abuja, atContinue reading “Open Education Resources: NUC Says Nigerian Varsities’ Repository Hosts Over 2 Million”

2023 Elections: CAN Rejects Muslim-Muslim,Christian-Cheistian Ticket By Political Parties

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has once again warned the leading political parties to bury the thought of Christian/Christian or Muslim/Muslim presidential ticket in 2023. The body says it is a threat to the fragile peace and unity of Nigeria.While congratulating the Presidential Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the opposition People’sContinue reading “2023 Elections: CAN Rejects Muslim-Muslim,Christian-Cheistian Ticket By Political Parties”

Nigeria Set To Rejig Education Curriculum To Improve Entrepreneural Skills

Minister of Education,  Malam Adamu Adamu has hinted that the new education curriculum being developed will focus on skills and entrepreneurship in a bid to enhance the employability of  graduates. This is even as stakeholders decried that schools are not providing students with the required skills to tackle emerging challenges particularly in technology,  science, engineeringContinue reading “Nigeria Set To Rejig Education Curriculum To Improve Entrepreneural Skills”

Nigeria Set To Rejig Education Curriculum To Improve Entrepreneural Skills

Minister of Education,  Malam Adamu Adamu has hinted that the new education curriculum being developed will focus on skills and entrepreneurship in a bid to enhance the employability of  graduates. This is even as stakeholders decried that schools are not providing students with the required skills to tackle emerging challenges particularly in technology,  science, engineeringContinue reading “Nigeria Set To Rejig Education Curriculum To Improve Entrepreneural Skills”

TETFund Boss Tells Polytechnic Sharing Formular Rest in Establishment Act

Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Arc Sonny Echono has said the issues of sharing formula for the normal intervention to tertiary institutions is entrenched in the law establishing the Fund and it required amendment for any change to take place. Echono made this submission while responding to the request of the Association ofContinue reading “TETFund Boss Tells Polytechnic Sharing Formular Rest in Establishment Act”

Education Minister Approves Special Allocation For TETFund To Complete All Ongoing Projects in Tertiary Institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has secured approval for a special allocation to complete ongoing projects in tertiary institutions across the country. The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Arc Sonny Echono stated this on Tuesday when addressing the management of the Benue State University who were on a courtesy visit to TETFund in Abuja Echono explainedContinue reading “Education Minister Approves Special Allocation For TETFund To Complete All Ongoing Projects in Tertiary Institutions”

Oluwole Adeleye Sunday, Emerges Nigeria Civil Service Union President

The National industrial Court of Nigeria ordered National Delegates Conference of the Nigeria Civil Service Union has produced new set of leadership. In a statement Comrade Bomoi Mohammed ibraheem General Secretary said the conference which was superintended by the Public Trustee, Barrister Monday Ubani appointed by the President of National industrial Court and was supervisedContinue reading “Oluwole Adeleye Sunday, Emerges Nigeria Civil Service Union President”

2023 Presidency: ESANMEDIA Congratulates Atiku, Dokpesi, Onolememen

The leadership of the Esan Media Practitioners Association  Of Nigeria (ESANMEDIA) congratulates,  former vice president of Nigeria, His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, GCON, Turaki Adamawa, for clintching the Presidential Ticket of the peoples Democratic Party, PDP. At the convention and Presidential primaries conducted on Saturday, 28th May in Abuja, Atiku polled 371 votes to defeatContinue reading “2023 Presidency: ESANMEDIA Congratulates Atiku, Dokpesi, Onolememen”

2023 Presidency: ESANMEDIA Congratulates Atiku, Dokpesi, Onolememen

The leadership of the Esan Media Practitioners Association  Of Nigeria (ESANMEDIA) congratulates,  former vice president of Nigeria, His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, GCON, Turaki Adamawa, for clintching the Presidential Ticket of the peoples Democratic Party, PDP. At the convention and Presidential primaries conducted on Saturday, 28th May in Abuja, Atiku polled 371 votes to defeatContinue reading “2023 Presidency: ESANMEDIA Congratulates Atiku, Dokpesi, Onolememen”

TETFund Raises Alarm Over Fake Allocation To Institutions

The Management of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has raised an alarm over some fake Approvals-in-Principle (AIP) quoting outrageous sums as allocations to some institutions that are not even beneficiaries of theFund. Abdulmumin OniyangiActing Director, Public Affairs in a statement said So far, this has been mainly concentrated in and around Jos, the Plateau StateContinue reading “TETFund Raises Alarm Over Fake Allocation To Institutions”

Insecurity in Nigeria: TRCN Suspends PQE in Sokoto, Zamfara

The Teachers Registration Council, TRCN, says it has rescheduled its teachers Professional Qualifying Examination, PQE, in Sokoto and Zamfara states over recent security concerns. TRCN’s Acting Director of Certification and Licensing, Dr Jacenta Ogboso, who disclosed this in Abuja while supervising the examination at SALSCON International School, on Saturday, said a total of 9,204 participatedContinue reading “Insecurity in Nigeria: TRCN Suspends PQE in Sokoto, Zamfara”

African Varsities Charged To Deepen Digital Awareness, As NigeriaDevelopes Blueprint For Revitalising Education

African universities have been challenged to embrace, deepen digital education and make it acceptable to their societies in order to achieve its desired impact. Dr. Olivier Kuttel, the Head of International Affairs of École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL, Switzerland, gave the charge on Thursday in Abuja while delivering a keynote address at the 2022Continue reading “African Varsities Charged To Deepen Digital Awareness, As NigeriaDevelopes Blueprint For Revitalising Education”