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FG condemns rising cases of examination malpractices in schools

The Federal Government has condemned the rising cases of examination malpractices in educational institutions in Nigeria despite concerted efforts to tackle the menace. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, noted that examination malpractices were still endemic in the nation’s educational system. The minister stated this while speaking in Abuja on the efforts of the Federal […]

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FG stops polytechnics, others from awarding degrees

The Federal Government has directed polytechnics, monotechnics and other allied institutions to stop awarding degrees. The National Board for Technical Education conveyed the government’s decision to heads of the affected institutions in a circular marked TEB/PRO/E/12/Vol.11/132 dated December 1, 2022. Ngbede, in the circular, expressed the Federal Ministry of Education’s dismay at the increasing number

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FG Implores Parents to Desist from Underrating Private Tertiary Institutions

The federal government has told parents and guardians not to underrate private tertiary institutions in the country, saying private education institutions have helped government open doors for more citizens to acquire quality education. The government also tasked parents to embibe technology education by encouraging their wards to embrace the study,saying it was the bedrock of

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FG Reintroduces History in Basic Education 13 Years after Abolition

The federal government has formally announced the reintroduction of history as a stand alone subject in the basic education curriculum in Nigeria, 13 years after its abolition. The inauguration ceremony of the reintroduction of teaching of history and training of history teachers at basic education level was performed by education minister Adamu Adamu on Thursday

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ASUU Half Salary: FG Debunks Plans to Casualise University Lecturers

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has debunked plans to casualise lecturers in the university system, under the auspices of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Justifying the pro rata salary payment to the academic staff, Adamu said they were simply paid for the number of days they worked, particularly from the day they suspended their

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Nigeria working hard towards achieving 2030 Education Agenda —FG

The Federal Government has said that the goals of the Nigerian education system is to build a free and democratic society; a just and egalitarian society, a united, strong and self-reliant nation as well as a great and dynamic economy. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who stated this in Abuja, noted that the

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FG Begins Payment of 8-Month Salary Backlog to CONUA

The Federal Government has commenced payment of the 8-month salary backlog to some lecturers who are members of Congress of University Academics (CONUA), the breakaway faction of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). According to a report, this development is coming as members of National Executive Council of ASUU have concluded arrangements to hold

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FG Orders Removal of Sex Education from Basic Education Curriculum

The Federal Government has ordered the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to remove Sex Education from the Basic Education Curriculum. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who gave the directive on Thursday in Abuja, also admitted that he has failed Nigerian over his inability to eradicate the menace of out-of-school children in the

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FG had reservation about Jan 18 resumption — Adamu Adamu

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said that there was no agreement to reopen schools on Jan 18 for the second academic term. While disclosing this on Tuesday January 19, 2021, the minister stated that the Federal Government had reservations about the resumption of schools on January 18. He said while the states wanted

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Breaking News: FG Reviews Date for School Resumption

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reviewed the resumption date for schools across the country. While disclosing this on Monday January 11, 2021, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said the decision was a result of the second wave of COVID-19 currently ravaging the country. The Minister said this while answering questions during a press

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Stakeholders Urge FG to Increase Education Budget to Provide Teaching Aids, Infrastructure

Stakeholders in the education sector have called on the Federal and state governments to increase the education budget to provide teaching aids and infrastructure. The stakeholders spoke at the 2019/2020 Graduation Ceremony and Prize Giving Day at the Redeemer TEAP School on Saturday in Abuja. They called on the FG and stakeholders to join hands

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FTS: FG Posts 100 Teachers to Oyo Schools

The Federal Government has posted not less than 100 teachers to Oyo State through its Federal Teachers Scheme (FTS) facilitated by the Universal Basic Education Commission. The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran, disclosed this while receiving the teachers in Ibadan on Monday December 7, 2020. Dr. Adeniran urged them

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No resumption without payment of withheld salaries — ASUU

The President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi has reiterated that the federal government should not expect lecturers to resume without the payment of their salaries. While disclosing this in a statement on Sunday December 6, 2020, Ogunyemi noted that government should not expect lecturers to resume without being paid. The statement says that the union

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ASUU Asks FG to Ban Children of Public Office Holders from Studying Abroad

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has advocated that public office holders in the country be banned from sending their children/wards to study in tertiary institutions abroad. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the zonal Coordinator, Prof. Olu Olu Olufayo and the FUTA ASUU branch Chairman, Dr. Olayinka Awopetu, on Sunday November

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FG Commends Nigerian Students for Winning Huawei ICT Competition

The Federal Government has congratulated Team Nigeria, comprising students from the University of Ibadan, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and University of Port Harcourt, who won the first place position in the Cloud and Network examination at the 2020 Huawei ICT competition. The Nigerians students were honoured on Saturday at the Huawei office in Abuja during

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