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Bogoro pledges effective management of TETEFund

By Akon Etumukwa As the dust over Baffa’s ouster settles, the reinstated Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Prof Suleiman Bogoro, has pledged to properly manage the agency and make it a reference point for other institutions. Bogoro, …

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JAMB shuts down UNIBEN centre, 8 others

By Akon Etumukwa The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has shut down the University of Benin, UNIBEN, ICT Computer Based Test, CBT, centre and nine others over infractions in the registration of candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation …

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FG orders crackdown on illegal tertiary institutions

By Godfrey AKON The Federal Government has ordered a nationwide crackdown on illegal universities, colleges of education, polytechnics and monotechnics, urging relevant agencies to immediately apprehend and prosecute promoters of such institutions. Minister of Education, Malam Adama Adamu, who gave …

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Controversy dogs tenure of Bida poly Rector

By Akon Etumukwa An atmosphere of dissent has enveloped the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State, over the planned renewal of the tenure of its incumbent Rector, Dr Abubakar Dzukogi. The rector, whose tenure is due to elapse on May 22nd …

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UBEC to disburse N142.6billion to states

 By Akon Etumukwa     In a move that will clear the backlog of un-accessed funds in its coffers, the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has said it would soon disburse N142.6 billion to states for the development of basic education. …

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ASUP Leaders Meet, Declare Indefinite Strike From Wednesday

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has announced its decision to embark on an indefinite strike with effect from Wednesday, December 12. ASUP National Treasurer, Suleiman Usman, said this while briefing reporters shortly after the union’s National Executive Council …

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