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”

Don’t Condone Erring Contractors, Sanction Them…TETFund Tells institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has said it has recommended termination of contracts and sanctions for erring contractors handling projects in institutions benefiting from its various interventions. Executive Secretary of TETFund, Arc Sonny Echono, disclosed this in Abuja on Saturday, at the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Procurement Professionals Association of Nigeria, PPAN,Continue reading “Don’t Condone Erring Contractors, Sanction Them…TETFund Tells institutions”

Blasphemy: Killing Of Female Christian Student By Mob in North West Nigeria, Sparks Nationwide Condemnation

A part two student of the Department of Home Economics of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto in Sokoto State, Deborah Yakubu, has been reportedly killed by an angry mob, in the early hours of Thursday, for allegedly blaspheming Prophet Muhammad. An anonymous eyewitness said trouble started when there was a heated argument onContinue reading “Blasphemy: Killing Of Female Christian Student By Mob in North West Nigeria, Sparks Nationwide Condemnation”

TRCN seeks Regulatory Status, Wants NASS Review Establishment laws

As part of efforts to strengthen its regulatory powers, the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TCN, on Wednesday, disclosed that it has approached the National Assembly for amendment to the Act establishing the Council to change its name to Teachers Regulatory Council of Nigeria. Registrar of TRCN, Prof Josiah Ajiboye, stated this in Abuja whileContinue reading “TRCN seeks Regulatory Status, Wants NASS Review Establishment laws”

TETFund Disburses N642M To Each University

The Federal Government commenced the disbursement of the direct intervention funds approved by the presidency to public Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in the country to boost their infrastructure development. Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Arc. Sonny Echono, presented the allocation letters to heads of the beneficiary institutions on Monday, atContinue reading “TETFund Disburses N642M To Each University”

2022 UTME: Edo State Police Refute Rumoured Kidnap Of 50 Candidate’s in Okada Town By Suspected Herdsmen.

Edo State Police Command has refuted rumors going viral that some students going to write an examination in Okada Town, a community situated in Ovia North East Local Government Area of the state, were kidnapped by suspected herdsmen.In a statement of rebuttal signed by the police public relations officer of the command Kontongs Bello, itContinue reading “2022 UTME: Edo State Police Refute Rumoured Kidnap Of 50 Candidate’s in Okada Town By Suspected Herdsmen.”

TETFund Reveals FG Has Approved 2022 Disbursement Proposals For Tertiary Institutions

2022 intervention funds for public higher institutions across the country approved for disbursement The executive secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Arch. Sunday Echono, made this known while receiving in his office, the Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) in Abuja on Thursday. Echono said the meeting of all beneficiary institutions willContinue reading “TETFund Reveals FG Has Approved 2022 Disbursement Proposals For Tertiary Institutions”