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UNILORIN to employ more foreign workers – VC

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says the institution plans to re-brand into global University through employment of more foreign nationals. Abdulkareem disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking at the interactive session and get-together with international staff organised by the Centre for International Education (CIE). The vice-chancellor said that

‘Nigerians are in poverty, suffering, but still have confidence in Buhari’ – Shehu Sani

Sen. Shehu Sani, (APC-Kaduna Central) on Friday has praised the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration over the country's recovering economy. Speaking at the 10th National Conference of the School of General Education, Federal College of Education, Zaria, Kaduna State; Sani said the APC led government was trying to restore dignity of the

FG to establish special schools for married women

The Federal Government will establish special schools for women who abandoned school to get married, Minister of Women Affairs has said. “All women that married at early age will have the opportunity to continue with their education from their husbands houses. “The schools will be in two categories so as to avoid

Nigeria begins moves to teach maths, science subjects in local languages

The Federal Government says primary and secondary schools in the country will soon start teaching Mathematics and Science subjects in indigenous languages. The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu said this at the inauguration of inter-ministerial committee on teaching of mathematics and science subjects in local languages in Abuja on

JAMB releases 1.6 million UTME results – Oloyede

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released 1,606,901 results out of the 1,718, 425 that registered in the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The JAMB registrar, Ishaq Oloyede, said this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday. Mr. Oloyede said the results were released within 24 hours

UTME result: No cut – off marks announced yet, says JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has yet to release cut-off marks for placements into tertiary institutions for 2017 academic year, contrary to reports. The Head, Media and Information, JAMB, Fabian Benjamin, made the clarification in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in

Benue State Govt. builds 740 primary schools

The Benue State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof Dennis Ityavyar, says the state government has built 740 primary schools across the state while others are presently being renovated Ityavyar made this disclosure on Sunday in Makurdi where he said Gov. Ortom led-administration was determined to set up a solid

Teachers to start writing Professional Exams – TRCN

The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) on Saturday, announced that teachers would start writing professional qualifying examinations irrespective of their degrees and certificates. The Director of Professional Operations, Dr. Steve Nwokeocha told NAN that “Teachers will no longer get registered by mere presentation of their certificates, but they will have

Oba of Lagos wants YABATECH to become a university

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu has urged the Federal Government to speed up the conversion of the nation’s first higher institution, Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) to a university. Oba Akiolu made the appeal when the Governing Council of the institution, led by its chairman, Barrister Lateef Fagbemi (SAN),