Category: Education

UBEC, Oyo Govt Trains 100 Quality Assurance Officers on Effective School Evaluation.

Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (OYOSUBEB) in conjunction with Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Abuja, has organised a 5-Day Second Level Training for One Hundred (100) Quality Assurance Officers. The training which started on September 6th in Ibadan, had participants drawn from the all local government Universal Basic Education Authorities in the state.   The Executive… Read More »

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Aisha Buhari Charges Well-To- Do Nigerians on Education.

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has called on well-meaning Nigerians to come to the aid of victims of insurgency and banditry particularly on the education of children from the States affected by security challenges. She made the call during an inspection tour of a school built by the Aisha Buhari Foundation… Read More »

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Meet Specifications or Risk Contract Revocation, Kwara SUBEB Tells Contractors.

• Commends ‘excellent jobs’ by some contractors Contractors who fail to meet project specifications and quality in the ongoing UBEC/SUBEB jobs risk revocation of their contracts and possible blacklist, chairman of the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Prof. Shehu Raheem Adaramaja has said. Various renovation or rehabilitation works are ongoing across 600 schools in Kwara State… Read More »

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Kwara Gov Lauds SUBEB Chief Adaramaja Over Project Monitoring.

• Says there must be value for public funds • Adaramaja making us proud: Prof. Laro  Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commended the intensive project monitoring efforts by the State Universal Basic Education Board, saying the physical inspection of the ongoing school projects enjoys his full backing.  Presenting a letter of commendation to SUBEB… Read More »

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Jonathan urges universities to focus on solving societal problems

…As former President is inaugurated as Chancellor of Cavendish Uni Uganda Former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has charged African universities to always seek to produce graduates that would be well-equipped to address the social and economic needs of the society. He also called on tertiary education planners in Africa to device means of meaningfully… Read More »

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Funding For Educational Sector Must be Prioritized- Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has stated that funding of the education sector must be prioritized and consistently improved if the country desires to be a player in the 21st century economy, which is knowledge and technology driven. Speaking today at the Third Edition of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) Taxpayer’s Forum with… Read More »

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Oyo Govt, Identifies 447 Islamic Centets For BESDA Training

The Oyo State Government has identified four hundred and seventy-seven (477) Islamic centers across the State for the first phase of Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme. In addition, the State Government has identified some nomadic centres, as well as centres for hawkers, saying these are part of the State Government’s preparedness for the… Read More »

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No worker earns below N30,000 in Kwara: NUT Chair

· Says blinds can see AbdulRazaq’s impacts in education sector No goverment worker or member of the Nigerian Union of Teachers earns below the national minimum wage of N30,000 in Kwara State, chairman Olu Adewara clarified on Tuesday, calling on the AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq administration to continue to prioritise workers’ welfare. Adewara said even the blind… Read More »

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President Buhari Says Education Remains Top Priority

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Daura, Katsina State, said improving quality of education will continue to be his government’s priority. Speaking while receiving the proprietress, principal and students of a private school, Premier Pacesetters School, Daura, at his house, President Buhari gave assurances that more emphasis will be given to improvement of education. “We will… Read More »

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Nigerian Universities; beyond quantity.

By  Dakuku Peterside .  The hallmark of productivity is improvement in quantity and quality. If one of these standards is sacrificed for the other, needed development is compromised. This argument is so valid in our tertiary education sector today . The demand for higher education in Nigeria, spurred by urgent national development needs, is enormous hence the… Read More »