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Nigeria has lost more lecturers than doctors to 'Japa' syndrome - Minister

Nigeria, July 5 -- The Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, said on Thursday that Nigeria's education system has suffered the most from the mass emigration of professionals abroad. Though rarely ackn... Read More


Your appointment not full-time, Nigeria minister advises new governing council members

Nigeria, July 5 -- Nigeria's Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, has warned the newly inaugurated governing councils of tertiary institutions against extravagant expenses in the course of discharging... Read More


Nigerian govt announces date to inaugurate institutions' governing council

Nigeria, June 30 -- Nigeria's Minister of Education, Tahir Maman, a professor, will on Thursday inaugurate the newly appointed members of the governing council of universities, polytechnics and colleg... Read More


NELFUND approves students' loan disbursement

Nigeria, June 27 -- The board of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has okayed the disbursement of loans to successful applicants. This decision was taken on Wednesday during its inaugural me... Read More


Bandits kill Nigerian university's deputy vice-chancellor

Nigeria, June 25 -- The Deputy Vice Chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS), Yusuf Saidu, was on Monday murdered by marauding bandits terrorising Nigeria's North-western region. The ... Read More


Press Attack: Newspaper writes Tinubu over police harassment

Nigeria, June 8 -- The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) has written to President Bola Tinubu asking him to order the investigation and prosecution of two former Inspectors Gener... Read More


Minimum Wage: ASUU, SSANU, NUT, others join nationwide strike

Nigeria, June 3 -- Academic and non-academic staff unions in Nigerian educational institutions, from basic to tertiary level, have directed their members to join the nationwide indefinite strike annou... Read More


2024 UTME: JAMB to conduct supplementary examinations

Nigeria, June 3 -- The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) said on Sunday that it is conducting a supplementary examination for the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME)... Read More


WAEC speaks on ongoing WASSCE amidst proposed workers' strike

Nigeria, June 2 -- The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said the indefinite strike announced by Nigeria's foremost labour unions would not affect the conduct of the ongoing West African Se... Read More


Amnesty International announces winners of Nigerian inter-university debate

Nigeria, June 1 -- Amnesty International has announced winners of the second edition of its annual human rights debate. The debate is aimed at expanding the understanding of human rights and encourag... Read More