UNICAL VC to speak on relevance of human capital development to Nigeria's economic recovery

Nigeria, April 12 -- The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Florence Obi, a professor, will on 18 April deliver this year's edition of an annual lecture organised by the Centre for... Read More

UTME 2024: JAMB issues fresh updates to candidates

Nigeria, April 11 -- The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said candidates who registered for the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) can now print their slips to see ... Read More

Withheld Salaries: Non-academic staff of universities to be paid soon -Minister

Nigeria, April 11 -- The Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, a professor, said on Wednesday that the non-academic staff in Nigerian universities may soon be paid part their withheld salaries. The mi... Read More

Nigerian president signs new student loan bill into law

Nigeria, April 3 -- President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday signed into law the new Access to Higher Education Act, otherwise known as the Students Loan Bill. Mr Tinubu's Special Assistant on Social Media... Read More

Nigerian private university announces huge increase in fees

Nigeria, April 1 -- A Nigerian private institution, Baze University, Abuja, has increased fees payable by students, citing an 'astronomical rise' in the cost of goods and services. The increments inc... Read More

Nigerian government upgrades medical centre, as university gets teaching hospital

Nigeria, March 29 -- President Bola Tinubu has approved the upgrade of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Birnin Kebbi to a teaching hospital for the College of Health Sciences, Federal University Birni... Read More

Falana to speak at lecture in honour of late Odumakin

Nigeria, March 26 -- Renowned rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, will in April speak on the life and times of the late politician and National Publicity Secretary of Af... Read More

Withheld Salaries: SSANU threatens indefinite action, as unions end warning strike

Nigeria, March 25 -- The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike should the government fail to meet its demands. This is as the unio... Read More

Withheld Salaries: Ministers' meeting with striking workers' union leaders deadlocked

Nigeria, March 21 -- A meeting between the Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, and the leadership of the striking workers' unions of Nigerian universities on Wednesday failed to achieve the desired o... Read More

Ex-Lagos commissioner canvasses investment in teachers for improved learning outcomes

Nigeria, March 19 -- A former Commissioner for Education in Lagos State, Folashade Adefisayo, has advocated more investment into teacher training and upskilling for a positive impact on education. Ms... Read More