Reconstitute Varsities’ Governing Councils, Association of Registrars Tells FG

THE Association of Registrars of Nigerian Universities (ARNU) has called on the Federal Government and other concerned stakeholders to immediately reconstitute the Governing Councils...

Tinubu Orders Inclusion Of NOUN Graduates In NYSC Scheme, Law School

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has ordered the Ministry of Education to include graduates of the National Open University in the National Youth Service Corps scheme.Tinubu...

NOUN To Confer Honorary Degrees On Innoson CEO, Novelist Hafsat Abdulwahid

THE Management of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it will award honorary degrees to the Chairman of Innoson Motors , Dr. Innocent...

Cotonou Degree: ‘Security Agencies Will Track Persons With Fake Certificates’, Minister Declares

THE Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, on Tuesday, declared that security agencies will go after individuals with fake degree certificates in the country. According...

DE: BUK Receives 142 As JAMB Uncovers 1,665 Fake A-Level Results

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it uncovered at least 1,665 fake A’level results during the 2023 Direct Entry registration exercise.The board also...

Aminu Kano College Of Legal Studies Gets Approval For Eight Degree Programmes

AMINU Kano College of Islamic and Legal studies (AKCIKS), Kano, has secured Senate approval of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA), Katsina State to start...

FG Suspends Accreditation Of Degree Certificates From Benin Republic, Togo

THE Federal Government has suspended the accreditation and evaluation of degree certificates from Benin Republic and Togo.This move followed an investigative report by Daily...

Professor Gwarzo Is A Generous Man – Registrar, Council Of Nursing, Midwifery Of Nigeria,...

IN the interest of nursing and midwifery education, Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo, the President of the Group of MAAUN Universities has earned praise for...

Tinubu Reintroduces School Feeding Programme

PRESIDENT Bola Ahmed Tinubu has directed that school feeding programme be reintroduced to address the challenges of out-of-school children.Former President Muhammadu Buhari’s government had...

Northern Nigeria’s Out-Of-School Children Number ‘Disheartening’ – Minister

THE Minister of State for Education, Yusuf Sununu, has lamented the growing number of out-of-school children (OOSC) in Northern Nigeria, deeming it “unacceptable” and...

Tinubu Congratulates Ijeoma Uchegbu On Election As Cambridge Varsity College President

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has congratulated Nigerian-born Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanoscience and top-flight researcher, Ijeoma Uchegbu, on her election as President of Wolfson College, one...

FG Gives Heads Of Varsities, Polytechnics Go Ahead For Automatic Recruitment

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has exempted universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and other tertiary institutions from the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS)...

Katsina Gov Orders Suspension Of Teacher Over Alleged Sexual Harassment Of Female Student

GOVERNOR Dikko Radda of Katsina State has directed the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education Hadiza Yar’adua to suspend a teacher Lawal Ibrahim for...

University Of Abuja Researchers Win N3bn Grant From Donor Agencies

THE University of Abuja (UniAbuja) says its researchers have won over N3 billion in grants in 2023 following their applications to donor agencies for...

Kano To Get Three New Universities As Lawmakers Push For 32 Federal Institutions

NO fewer than 32 bills have been tabled before the Senate and the House of Representatives for the creation of new universities, polytechnics, and...

Tinubu Cancels 40% IGR Deduction From Universities

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has cancelled the controversial deduction of 40 per cent of Internally Generated Revenues from federal universities across the country.The President who...

Canadian University Of Nigeria To Commence Session In 2024 – Prof Gwarzo

CANADIAN University of Nigeria in Abuja will commence its academic session in 2024. The founder, a university entrepreneur, Professor Abubakar Adamu Gwarzo confirmed the development...

Nigerians Spend $340.84m Forex On Foreign Education In Six Months – CBN

NIGERIANS seeking admissions to foreign universities spent $340.84m to fund their application between January and June 2023, findings by this newspaper have shown.This figure...

Gov Radda Disburses N640m Scholarship Allowance To Katsina Students

KATSINA State Governor, Mallam Dikko Umaru Radda, has flagged off the disbursement of over N640m as scholarship allowances to students from the state at...

Matriculation: Be Worthy Ambassadors Of NOUN, VC Tells 18,679 Freshmen

The Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Olufemi Peters, has implored new students of the university to exhibit exemplary character as they sojourn in...

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‘Aminu Ado Bayero Has Jurisdiction To Be Heard’, Federal High Court Rules

JUSTICE Liman Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Kano State, has declared that the dethroned Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero has jurisdiction to be heard. The...

JUST IN: EFCC Counsel Picks New Date, Says ‘Today Not Convenient’ – Yahaya Bello’s...

- Court Adjourns To June 27 THE Federal High Court, in Abuja, on Thursday, adjourned arraignment of the former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello,...

Minimum Wage: I Will Approve What Nigeria Can Afford, Tinubu Replies Labour

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu says he will approve the government can afford as the new minimum wage for workers in the country.He stated this on...

Sexual Harassment At Foreign Affairs Ministry: Head Of Service Suspends Perm Sec, Orders Immediate...

THE Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ibrahim Lamuwa, has been suspended by the Office of the Head of Service over...

I ‘Dobale’ For Democracy, Tinubu Shrugs Off Democracy Day Slip

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has reacted to the trending video of him tripping at Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday, saying democracy is worth falling...

Police Bust Multibillion-Naira Jewellery Cartel Colluding With Abuja Robbers

POLICE authorities on Wednesday said it has dismantled a cartel dealing in jewellery worth billions of naira obtained from armed robbery operations in Abuja...

Democracy Day: Minister Gwarzo Highlights Achievements

THE Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo has congratulated President Bola Ahmad Tinubu on the occasion of commemoration of...

Nigeria And The Mindlessness Of Mocking The Man That Misses A Step – By...

IN the English Literature parlance, where there is detailed study of plays, poetry and most times novels, a mindless person is sometimes placed in...

Ikorodu City, Nasarawa United, Two Others Promoted To NPFL

FOUR teams – Ikorodu City, Nasarawa United, Elkanemi Warriors, and Beyond Limits – have been promoted to the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL).Ikorodu City...

VAR Decisions To Be Explained To Fans On Speakers At Euro 2024

FANS at Euro 2024 will be given more detailed information on video assisted refereeing decisions than before, organisers UEFA said Wednesday.The head of UEFA’s...

Over 8,000 Children Aged Under-Five Treated For Acute Hunger In Gaza – WHO

MORE than 8,000 children aged under five have been treated in the Gaza Strip for acute malnutrition since war broke out, the World Health...

Record 120m People Forcibly Displaced Globally – United Nations

A STAGGERING total of 120 million people are living forcibly displaced by war, violence and persecution, the UN said Thursday, branding the ever-increasing number...

Senegal Starts Oil Production As President Faye Promises Benefits

SENEGAL's President Bassirou Diomaye Faye has said profits from the sale of oil and gas will be “well managed” as the West African state...

Evidence Of Iran, UAE Drones Used In Sudan War

IRAN and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been accused of violating a UN arms embargo by supplying drones to the warring sides in...

Presidency Defends Tinubu’s Slip, Says, He Is Human, Not Superman

THE Special Adviser on Information and Strategy to President Bola Tinubu has defended his principal’s slip, saying the Nigerian leader is only “human like...

Aminu Ado Bayero Writes Kano CP, Requests Special Security For Sallah Durbar

THE 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero has written to the Police Commissioner in Kano, requesting special security arrangement for the upcoming Sallah...

Our Minimum Wage Demand Remains N250,000 – NLC

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said the organised labour did not agree on any specific figure as the new minimum wage.NLC was reacting...

MultiChoice Posts Loss On Drop In Subscribers

SOUTH Africa’s TV giant MultiChoice posted a pretax loss of 706 million rand ($38 million) for the year ending in March, the company said...

Ex-APC NWC Member, Salihu Lukman Resigns

THE immediate past National Vice Chairman, North-West of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Salihu Lukman, has resigned from the party.In a statement released...

OSSAP-SDGs Donates Hostel Block to National Orthopaedic Hospital Igbobi

IN a significant boost to healthcare education infrastructure, the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGs) has...
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