NANS Warns Against Increase In Tuition Fees

NANS Warns Against Increase In Tuition Fees

Chris Steven. Abuja Following the purported increase of tuition fees by some Nigerian universities, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)  has flayed the action, calling for a reversal immediately. A statement signed and made available to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday by the association’s national president, Comrade Chinonso Obasi,said the tuition increase would be […]

CAN Restates Stand Against Merging Of CRK, IRK, Civic Education

CAN Restates Stand Against Merging Of CRK, IRK, Civic Education

Ayomide, Lagos Faults minister’s comment The Christian Association Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Federal Ministry of Education and the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to publish the full details of the controversial new Curriculum of Education if they have no hidden agenda. In a statement yesterday in Abuja, CAN President, Rev. (Dr.) […]

SERAP Drags FG, Queens’ School To UN Over Suffering Of Students

SERAP Drags FG, Queens’ School To UN Over Suffering Of Students

Chris Steven, Abuja The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the federal government and the management of Queens College, Lagos before the United Nations over the continued suffering of students in the school. The petition is addressed to four UN special rapporteurs urging them to use their “good offices and mandates to urgently […]

REVEALED! ITF In Red, Owes SIWES Supervisory, Students’ Allowance

REVEALED! ITF In Red, Owes SIWES Supervisory, Students’ Allowance

Chris Steven, Abuja All is not well financially with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), as the agency has been unable to pay Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) supervisory and students’ allowances running into billions of naira. Joseph Ari, director general of ITF disclosed this on Friday when the Senate Committee visited the Headquarters of […]

Why We Stopped Subvention To Kwara Varsity, Poly

Why We Stopped Subvention To Kwara Varsity, Poly

The Kwara State Government, on Monday gave reasons why it stopped granting subventions to the state owned tertiary institutions like the university and polytechnic in Ilorin. The government in a statement pasted on its official Facebook page debunked claims that Kwara State University became a debtor institution following the stoppage of subvention by the AbdulFatah […]

Nigerian Married Women To Get Special School

Nigerian Married Women To Get Special School

Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal Government has said it would establish special schools for women who abandoned school to get married. Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, who made this known in Katsina on Thursday, said “all women that married at early age will have the opportunity to continue with their education from their husbands […]

JAMB, Bags Awards over Successful CBT-UTME

JAMB, Bags Awards over Successful CBT-UTME

Chris Steven, Abuja The Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Transparency on Governance has hailed the management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, over the successful conduct of the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. CCSOTG subsequently conferred the title of ‘IDEAL CHANGE AGENT’ on JAMB Registrar,  Ishaq Oleyede for the well-conduct of […]

UTME: JAMB Withholds 76,923 Candidates’ Results Over Exam Malpractices

UTME: JAMB Withholds 76,923 Candidates’ Results Over Exam Malpractices

Chris Steven, Abuja The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB on Thursday said it has withheld results of 76,923 candidates who sat for the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME over allegations of examination malpractices. Registrar of the Board, Ishaq Oloyede who disclosed this in Abuja at a press briefing said the affected results […]

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