UNICAL elects first female vice chancellor

By George Odok Prof. Florence Banku-Obi has been announced as the first female Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar (Unical), 45 years after, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Announcing the result on Friday in Calabar, Sen. Nkechi Nwaogu, Pro- Chancellor and Chairman of Unical Governing Council, said the process of the selection […]

UN strategising to strengthen, protect education in Nigeria – Coordinator

By Ifeanyi Nwoko In a bid to continue to strengthen the protection of Education from Attack, the United Nations will on Wednesday, hold an inaugural commemoration of the International Day for the Protection of Education from Attack. The day which is set aside to draw the attention of key stakeholders to their responsibilities at ensuring […]

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Muslim group rejects WAEC’s exam timetable

An Islamic human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejected the examination timetable recently released by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) for the conduct of the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) scheduled to begin on Tuesday, 11th August, 2020. The organisation based its rejection on the clash between WAEC’s […]

Between Education and the Economy – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | July 26, 2020 – In those days, the singular thing that motivated students to make a choice of discipline was passion for the profession. Disappointingly, today students are no longer passionate about their chosen subjects any more. All they care about are job prospects. What reasons can be […]

Nigerian, Prof. Charles Egbu, appointed first black VC of a UK university

  (NNP) A Nigerian academic from Abatete, Idemili North LGA of Anambra State, Professor Charles Egbu, has become the Vice Chancellor of a UK university, Leeds Trinity University. With his appointment, Professor Egbu has made history as  the first black person to lead a major UK university. Professor Egbu’s appointment as the Chief Executive of […]

Video: Univ. of Ibadan tops African Universities

In this epic competition involving more than 32 of the best universities across the continent, the premier university in Nigeria, the University of Ibadan, shows why it is among the best in Africa.

Buhari, lawmakers dragged to UN over health, education budget cuts, N27bn for NASS renovation

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the United Nations (UN) to request the Nigerian government and the National Assembly (NASS) to immediately reverse the budget cuts to education and healthcare. The body also wants the UN to stop the authorities from spending billions of Naira to renovate buildings within the federal legislature. […]

FG releases exact locations for newly approved Colleges of Education

By Fikayo Olowolagba The federal government has released the exact locations of the six newly approved Federal Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Buhari on Friday approved the establishment of the Colleges of Education. The Federal Ministry of Education in a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ben Goong, said letters have been […]

NOUN begins free virtual training for 600 participants

By Emmanuel Afonne The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has began virtual lectures and hands-on-laps training for 600 participants through its Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning, (ACETEL). Mr Ambrose Gowong, Communications Officer, ACETEL, in a statement said the training was a  partnership between ACETEL­-CISCO Academy and the Directorate of Learning Content […]

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