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Only federal institutions’ students can get loan for now — NELFUND

As Students Loan’s portal opens on May 24,2024, the Nigeria Education Loan Fund, NELFUND, has disclosed that students of state owned institutions will not be immediate beneficiaries, saying the scheme would take off with only students of federal government’s tertiary institutions. The Managing Director of the Fund,Akintinde Sawyerr, at a media conference on Monday in […]

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FG introduces entrepreneurial courses in polytechnics

The Federal Government through the National Board for Technical Education has reviewed the curriculum for polytechnics across the country, introducing entrepreneurial courses to address the nation’s unemployment challenge. “The future of Nigerian youths is not in paper qualification but the ability to become a worthwhile entrepreneur,” the Executive Secretary of NBTE, Prof. Idris Bugaje, said

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New minimum wage to be effected from May 1, 2024, says FG

The federal government has reassured workers that despite that the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage has not concluded its discussions, they will not experience any loss, as the new minimum wage is scheduled to take effect from May 1, 2024. The Minister of State Labour, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, announced this on Wednesday while addressing Nigerian

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ASUU seeks reconstitution of governing councils of FG’s varsities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS) chapter on Friday urged the Federal Government to reconstitute the governing councils of its universities. In a statement signed by Prof. Nuruddeen Al-Mustapha and Mr Shaibu Sadiku, Chairman and Secretary, respectively, the chapter appealed to President Bola Tinubu to consider the appeal. “This

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FG, varsity workers’ meeting deadlocked, strike continues

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) comprising the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational Associated Institutions (NASU) has disclosed on Wednesday that their meeting with the Federal Government had reached an impasse. SSANU and NASU initiated a seven-day warning strike on Monday to address the issue of four months’

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FG restates commitment to advancing the fight against cancer through research, education

The federal government has restated its commitment to advancing the fight against cancer through research, education, and advocacy. The government explained that its goal was to improve cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as to enhance the quality of life for cancer patients and survivors. Addressing a press conference on Sunday in Abuja to

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FG launches teacher development program to foster tech skills

The Federal Government has officially launched the Teacher Internship Scheme (TIS), a visionary programme aimed at fostering a new generation of technologically adept teachers to lead the charge in smart education across Nigeria. The initiative, introduced by the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), addresses the critical shortage of educators equipped for smart education, aligning with

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FG okays guidelines on transnational education scheme

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the guidelines for implementing transnational education in Nigeria. This followed a submission to it a note prepared by the ministry and the National Universities Commission. Minister of Education. Dr. Yusuf Sununu, disclosed this after the council meeting presided over by President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja

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FG exempts universities, polytechnics, others from IPPIS

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved the exemption of universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and other tertiary institutions of learning from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. It said, henceforth, remunerations to staff members of these institutions would no longer flow through the platform. The Minister of the Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris,

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COP28: We’re Not Part Of FG’s Delegation, Says NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress has stated that it is not part of the Federal Government’s delegation to the United Nations Climate Change Summit, also known as COP28, held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. This was revealed in a tweet on the official NLC X page on Thursday. The statement titled, ‘COP 28: FACT TRACK’

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FG declares wednesday public holiday

The Federal Government, under the administration of President Bola Tinubu, through the minister of interior has declared Wednesday, September 27, 2023 as public holiday in commemoration of Eil-ul- Maulid celebration by Muslim faithful. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Oluwatoyin Akinlade, on behalf of the Minister of Interior,

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FG to set up negotiation team to improve access to quality education

The Federal Government says it will set up a formal negotiation team between the National Parent Teachers’ Association and relevant stakeholders to look into fee hikes across board and how to regulate this without decreasing the quality of education. The Minister of State for Education, Yusuf Sununu made this known in Abuja at a news

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FG Urges Youth to embrace technical education as 154,000 candidates write NABTEB

The federal government has reiterated that the world has moved beyond days of white-collar jobs as it urged parents and guardians to encourage their children and wards to embrace technical education. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, David Adejo said this yesterday, after monitoring the ongoing National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), in Abuja,

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First class graduate commits suicide due to unemployment in kenya

A bright and accomplished young graduate, Michael Kibet, 26, from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, tragically ended his life due to the overwhelming frustration of unemployment. The incident occurred at his brother’s residence, where Kibet had been desperately seeking employment opportunities after completing his studies in 2021. The untimely death has left

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FG unveils free-food initiative for all primary school pupils

Federal Government has unveiled a free-food initiative for all primary school children nationwide by 2030. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, disclosed this in Abuja, at the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme Policy Stakeholder Validation workshop. The Minister who was represented by the National Coordinator, National Social Investment

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Nigeria plans to raise youth service corps members monthly allowance

The Federal Government of Nigeria has unveiled a plan to increase the monthly allowances of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members across the country. This was disclosed by the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare. The minister stated that there is an improved proposal for the increment of their allowance before President

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FG extends students holiday, announces new resumption date

The Federal Government has extended tertiary institution students holiday. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this on Thursday March 9, 2023. According to the minister, the decision was as a result of the postponement of governorship and House of Assembly elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Adamu maintained that schools will remain closed

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FG extends students holiday, announces new resumption date

The Federal Government has extended tertiary institution students holiday. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this on Thursday March 9, 2023. According to the minister, the decision was as a result of the postponement of governorship and House of Assembly elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Adamu maintained that schools will remain closed

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FG extends students holiday, announces new resumption date

The Federal Government has extended tertiary institution students holiday. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this on Thursday March 9, 2023. According to the minister, the decision was as a result of the postponement of governorship and House of Assembly elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Adamu maintained that schools will remain closed

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FG extends students holiday, announces new resumption date

The Federal Government has extended tertiary institution students holiday. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this on Thursday March 9, 2023. According to the minister, the decision was as a result of the postponement of governorship and House of Assembly elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Adamu maintained that schools will remain closed

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