The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has disclosed that it expended N185bn in the training of 35,000 scholars under its Academic Staff Training programme in public tertiary institutions across the country. Acting Director, Academic Staff Training and Development at TETFund, Alhaji Abdullahi Imam who stated this when the representatives of the...
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has labelled as 'false' and 'baseless' an Editorial by the Sun Newspaper of 20th June, 2023, stating that about N110 billion of the intervention funds accessed from UBEC were not utilised by states as of 2021 with the money left in the coffers...
The Center of Excellence, Lagos State has produced the best candidate in the 2022 Common Entrance Examination, according to the results released by the National Examinations Council (NECO). NECO's Registrar, Prof. Dantani Wushishi, presented the results to the minister of education, Mallam Adamu Adamu in Abuja on Monday. Mallam Adamu who...
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Katsina State Government, alongside other partners today launched a cash transfer programme through which ₦332,832,000 will be disbursed to 20,802 Out-of-school children and Almajiris in three Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State. UNICEF announced the development in a statement on Friday, June 17,...
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has debunked the news making rounds that it waived sanctions for erring lecturers who failed to attend conferences for which they were paid under its Conference Attendance Intervention Programme. This was contained in a statement issued by the Acting Director, Public Affairs Unit of...
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has 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 on Tuesday in...
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) says it will waive its planned sanction for polytechnic lecturers who collected money from the Fund for conference attendance but failed to embark on the exercise. Executive Secretary of TETFund, Arc. Sonny Echono, who made this known in Abuja on Thursday, during a courtesy...
Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has hinted that the country’s new education curriculum was being developed and would focus on skills and entrepreneurship. Adamu gave the hint while speaking at a one day Transforming Education Summit organised by the National Universities Commission (NUC) on Thursday in Abuja. The Minister who...
The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) says this year's National Personnel Audit (NPA) would gulp a whooping sum of 2billion naira. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi made this known in Abuja on Tuesday, during the briefing on the 2022 National Personnel Audit. Dr Bobboyi disclosed that the...
The management of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has commenced efforts to ensure full implementation of E-learning programmes in basic education across the country. UBEC Spokesperson, Mr. David Apeh who disclosed this in a statement said it was necessary, following the challenges occasioned in the sub-sector by the COVID-19 pandemic...