Tertiary Institutions Funding: TETFund Reveals N60Bn Revenue Decline

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) said it has recorded over N60 billion decline in revenue available for its operations. TETFund executive secretary, Arch. Sonny Echono disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja when members of the House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education and Services, led by Hon Aminu Suleiman, paid an oversight visit toContinue reading “Tertiary Institutions Funding: TETFund Reveals N60Bn Revenue Decline”

ASUU STRIKE: Senior Staff Of Colleges Backs NLC On Nationwide Protest

GOVERNMENTS NEGLECT OF THE TERTIARY EDUCATION SECTOR: WARNING FOR LOOMING INDUSTRIAL ACTION. The Senior Staff Union in Colleges of Education, Nigeria (SSUCOEN) wishes toextend her appreciation and solidarity to the leadership of the Nigeria LabourCongress (NLC), by condemning the Federal Government’s attitude and mannerwith which it is handling the lingering issues that have overrun theContinue reading “ASUU STRIKE: Senior Staff Of Colleges Backs NLC On Nationwide Protest”

Osun Governorship Polls: PDP Beat APC By Over 18,000 Votes

OSUN 2022 – Declared results of all 30 LGAsPDP – 403,371APC – 375,027(Difference – 28,344) PDP RECLAIMS OSUN!! OBOKUN:PDP – 13,575APC- 9,727 IFEDAYO:PDP – 4,730APC- 5,016 ILESA EAST:PDP – 10,969APC- 13,452 BOLUWADURO:PDP – 5,860APC- 5,649 OLA OLUWA:PDP – 7,205APC- 9,123 ORIADE:PDP – 15,947APC- 14,189 IREWOLE:PDP – 14,216APC- 18,198 OSHOGBO:PDP – 30,401APC- 22,952 ILA:PDP – 13,036APC-Continue reading “Osun Governorship Polls: PDP Beat APC By Over 18,000 Votes”

Nigerian Health Workers Set For Nationwide Solidarity Shutdown Over Protracted ASUU Strike

Affiliate unions of the Nigeria Labour Unions have started to implement one of the resolutions reached at the last National executive Council meeting, NEC. The resolution was to begin solidarity in support of all university-based unions over the five months old strike and one union that has hit the ground with this directive is theContinue reading “Nigerian Health Workers Set For Nationwide Solidarity Shutdown Over Protracted ASUU Strike”

Nigerian Media Veteran, Imoni Amarere Elected Actionaid int’l Board Member in Madrid, Spain

The Executive Director of DAAR media academy, Mac Imoni Amarere has been elected board member of Actionaid International. Amarere who is a seasoned journalist, author, and media expert joins other elected members Juana Bengoa of Spain, Sophia Mbeyela and Abdallah Mashausi of Tanzania as the newest members of the Board. Hajia Fatima Aliko Mohammed, aContinue reading “Nigerian Media Veteran, Imoni Amarere Elected Actionaid int’l Board Member in Madrid, Spain”

Nigerian Media Veteran, Imoni Amarere Elected Actionaid int’l Board Member in Madrid, Spain

The Executive Director of DAAR media academy, Mac Imoni Amarere has been elected board member of Actionaid International. Amarere who is a seasoned journalist, author, and media expert joins other elected members Juana Bengoa of Spain, Sophia Mbeyela and Abdallah Mashausi of Tanzania as the newest members of the Board. Hajia Fatima Aliko Mohammed, aContinue reading “Nigerian Media Veteran, Imoni Amarere Elected Actionaid int’l Board Member in Madrid, Spain”

NASU Questions Education Minister Over New 65 Years Teachers Retirement Age Circular

The Federal government has released a circular on the 65 years retirement age or 40 years of service for teachers as approved by President muhammadu Buhari. The circular dated June 23, 2022 and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, David Adejo, said the approval is for all education officers, irrespective Of posting,Continue reading “NASU Questions Education Minister Over New 65 Years Teachers Retirement Age Circular”

Take Seriously Job Creation Opportunities in Agric-TETFund Boss Tells VCs

Agriculture remains fastest means of job creation,says TETFund Boss The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Arc. Sonny Echono has reemphasized the importance of agriculture in addressing unemployment in Nigeria. Echono stated this in Abuja on Wednesday, during the vice chancellors roundtable on the implementation of Agricultural Research and Innovation Fellowship for Africa (ARIFA)Continue reading “Take Seriously Job Creation Opportunities in Agric-TETFund Boss Tells VCs”

TETFund Explains How N185Bn Was Spent On Training 35,000 Academic Staff Of Various Public Tertiary Institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has expended N185bn in the training of 35,000 scholars under its Academic Staff training in public tertiary institutions across the country.Acting Director of Academic Staff Training and Development, Alhaji Abdullahi Imam who stated this when the representatives of the TETFund scholars Alumni Steering Committee paid a courtesy visit to theContinue reading “TETFund Explains How N185Bn Was Spent On Training 35,000 Academic Staff Of Various Public Tertiary Institutions”

Conference Attendance: We have not Waived Sanctions On Erring Lecturers-TETFund

The attention of the Management of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has been drawn to reports circulating in the media that the Fund has waived sanctions for erring lecturers who failed to attend Conferences for which they were paid under its Conference Attendance Intervention Programme. Abdulmumin OniyangiAg. Director, Public Affairsfor the Executive Secretary in aContinue reading “Conference Attendance: We have not Waived Sanctions On Erring Lecturers-TETFund”

Open Education Resources: NUC Says Nigerian Varsities’ Repository Hosts Over 2 Million

…held by 153 universities The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Tuesday, disclosed that its Open Educational Resources, OER, repository established in 2017, currently has over two million OERs in the form of courseware, lecture notes, textbooks, videos, maps, podcast, conference presentations, and journal. Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Rasheed, revealed this in Abuja, atContinue reading “Open Education Resources: NUC Says Nigerian Varsities’ Repository Hosts Over 2 Million”

2023 Elections: CAN Rejects Muslim-Muslim,Christian-Cheistian Ticket By Political Parties

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has once again warned the leading political parties to bury the thought of Christian/Christian or Muslim/Muslim presidential ticket in 2023. The body says it is a threat to the fragile peace and unity of Nigeria.While congratulating the Presidential Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the opposition People’sContinue reading “2023 Elections: CAN Rejects Muslim-Muslim,Christian-Cheistian Ticket By Political Parties”

Nigeria Set To Rejig Education Curriculum To Improve Entrepreneural Skills

Minister of Education,  Malam Adamu Adamu has hinted that the new education curriculum being developed will focus on skills and entrepreneurship in a bid to enhance the employability of  graduates. This is even as stakeholders decried that schools are not providing students with the required skills to tackle emerging challenges particularly in technology,  science, engineeringContinue reading “Nigeria Set To Rejig Education Curriculum To Improve Entrepreneural Skills”

Nigeria Set To Rejig Education Curriculum To Improve Entrepreneural Skills

Minister of Education,  Malam Adamu Adamu has hinted that the new education curriculum being developed will focus on skills and entrepreneurship in a bid to enhance the employability of  graduates. This is even as stakeholders decried that schools are not providing students with the required skills to tackle emerging challenges particularly in technology,  science, engineeringContinue reading “Nigeria Set To Rejig Education Curriculum To Improve Entrepreneural Skills”

TETFund Boss Tells Polytechnic Sharing Formular Rest in Establishment Act

Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Arc Sonny Echono has said the issues of sharing formula for the normal intervention to tertiary institutions is entrenched in the law establishing the Fund and it required amendment for any change to take place. Echono made this submission while responding to the request of the Association ofContinue reading “TETFund Boss Tells Polytechnic Sharing Formular Rest in Establishment Act”