Posts Tagged ‘Federal Ministry of Education’

COVID-19 Test Not Required For Students’ Resumption – FG

By Onwuka Gerald The Federal Ministry of Education has announced on Monday that COVID-19 test is not required for returning students before they can get admitted into their schools. Recall that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government had directed the reopening of schools across the country on 18, January 2021. Meanwhile, the spokesperson of the ministry […]

High Number Of Nigerian Graduates Can’t Read, Write – Education Minister

By Adejumo Enock Mallam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education has condemned the Continuous fall in the level of education in Nigeria lamenting that a good number of Nigerian graduate cannot read and write. Adamu who was represented by the Director of Tertiary Education in the Federal Ministry of Education, Hajiya Tamiya Iliyasu made this known […]

NUC split Mass Communication into Seven different degrees

The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it has unbundled Mass Communication programme in universities into seven separate degree programmes. The commission said this was done to meet the growing demand. The development is expected to take effect from 2020 admissions into Nigerian universities. Information reaching news desk has it that the Director of Corporate Affairs of the […]


In 2013 Goodluck Jonathan’s proposed N426.53 billion for the Education sector in the 2013 budget. In 2011, out of the N4.971 trillion approved by the Senate, as against N4.22 trillion budget proposal presented by @GEJonathan, Education came second with N306.3 billion allocated to it while in the 2012 budget of N4.7 trillion, Education also came […]

ASUU blast #SexforGrades Lecturers, demands thorough investigation, sanction

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called for thorough investigation and appropriate sanction for lecturers indicted in the alleged “Sex for Grades” scandal in order to sanitise the university system. ASUU University of Lagos (UNILAG) Branch Chairman, Dr Dele Ashiru, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos that the […]

Perm Sec. debunks outbreak of epidemic in Queens College

…Say 89 Queens College students have influenza-like illnesses The Federal Ministry of Education, Tuesday, dismissed claims of another outbreak of epidemic in Queens College Lagos, as being circulated in some sections of the media. This came as the Lagos State government, yesterday, began an investigation into the alleged outbreak of airborne flu-like illness among students […]