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”

Nigerian Govt To Begin Anti-Plagiarism Test On Research Proposals…TETFund Boss

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) says all research proposals by lecturers and other scholars will be subjected to an anti-plagiarism test before attracting the funding of the agency.  Executive Secretary of TETFund, Sonny Echono, who made this known on Thursday in Abuja during a courtesy visit by Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian UniversitiesContinue reading “Nigerian Govt To Begin Anti-Plagiarism Test On Research Proposals…TETFund Boss”

More Strikes May Hit Nigerian Tertiary Institutions, As COEASU Threatens Action, Begins Referendum

Colleges of education academic staff union, COEASU has threatened to shutdown institutions nationwide, as the federal government continues to renage on agreement. This is contained in a press release by COEASU President, Dr. Smart Olugbeko ahead of its meeting in okene. PRESS RELEASE FG HAS STRETCHED OUR PATIENCE TO BAREST LIMIT – COEASUFor the umpteenthContinue reading “More Strikes May Hit Nigerian Tertiary Institutions, As COEASU Threatens Action, Begins Referendum”

Veritas University V.C. Confirms Kidnap Of History And Int’l Relations Prof., John Adole

The vice chancellor, Veritas University Bwari, Abuja, Professor Hyiancent Ichoku has confirmed the kidnap of one of his professors in otukpo, Benue State on Sunday Night. The vice chancellor confirmed that Professor John Adole of the department of history and international relations, was abducted by unknowned Gunmen. Professor Ichoku revealed that, Professor Adole was inContinue reading “Veritas University V.C. Confirms Kidnap Of History And Int’l Relations Prof., John Adole”

WCRWi Marks Labour Day, Reminds World Of Suffering Ukrainian Workers, Families

INTERNTIONAL WORKERS DAY The World today, May 1 2022 celebrated international workers day. PATRICK. A.O, The chief Writer/President in a statement says the Workers and Child Rights Writers International, WCRWi celebrates with workers and their family the world over, especially the suffering Workers I Ukraine. Workers have been deprived the dividends of democracy in manyContinue reading “WCRWi Marks Labour Day, Reminds World Of Suffering Ukrainian Workers, Families”

2022 UTME: JAMB Asks Candidates To Begin Printing Exam Slips From Sat,April 30.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed all candidates who registered for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to start printing their 2022 UTME notification slips from Saturday, 30th April, 2022, ahead of this year’s exercise. The Director, Information Technology Services, Mr. Fabian Okoro, made the announcement via a statement released toContinue reading “2022 UTME: JAMB Asks Candidates To Begin Printing Exam Slips From Sat,April 30.”

TETFund Ready For Partnership…Echono Tells ARIFA

TETFund sets to engender agriculture revolution in Nigeria-EchonoThe Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETfund is leading the transformation of public tertiary institutions in the country to make them more relevant to addressing developmental challenges and improve their global rankingThe Executive Secretary of TETFund, Arc Sonny Echono stated this at the first Agricultural Research and Innovation FellowshipContinue reading “TETFund Ready For Partnership…Echono Tells ARIFA”

TETFund Boss Meets ECAN Seeks More Partnership in Promoting investment in Basic Education.

Echono seeks more investment in basic schools to enhance purposive education The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Arc. Sonny Echono, has called for more investment in primary and secondary schools to enhance the pursuit of purposive tertiary education, tailored towards meeting the needs of the society. Echono, who spoke in Abuja whileContinue reading “TETFund Boss Meets ECAN Seeks More Partnership in Promoting investment in Basic Education.”