Implications of the re-establishment of TESCOM in Lagos State

Implications of the re-establishment of TESCOM in Lagos State

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The passage of a bill re-establishing the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) by the Lagos State House of Assembly last Thursday, February 1, 2018 is one of the latest reforms in the Nigerian education sector. That is based on a proposed law  entitled: “Bill…

NANS warns against delay in implementing EEP

NANS warns against delay in implementing EEP

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The National Association of the Nigerian Students (NANS) has cautioned against any form of delay to the implementation of Federal Government’s Energising Education Programme (EEP). This is as it threatened to resist such an “unpatriotic act”. NANS’s President, Mr Chinonso Obasi said…

Government reduces Kwara Polytechnic tuition fees

Government reduces Kwara Polytechnic tuition fees

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The Kwara State government has reduced the tuition fees payable for the 2017/2018 academic session at Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Communications, Muyideen Akorede, the government directed the management…

Policy analysts fault Senate’s attempts to stall universities’ electrification project

Policy analysts fault Senate’s attempts to stall universities’ electrification project

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Policy analysts have faulted alleged moves by the Senate to stall the approval of funding for the Energizing Education Programme (EEP). EEP is Nigerian federal universities’ electrification project spearheaded by the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing as captured in the…

2018 Budget: Ambode allocates 12% to education

2018 Budget: Ambode allocates 12% to education

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Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has on Monday proposed the allocation of N126.302billion representing 12.07percent of the 2018 budget presented before the Lagos State House of Assembly. This is from the Year 2018 Budget proposal of N1.046trillion with which the governor pledged…

Buhari signs bill establishing two tertiary institutions

Buhari signs bill establishing two tertiary institutions

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President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has signed bills establishing two tertiary institutions into law. He also signed another unrelated to education. EduCeleb.com gathered that the three bills which were earlier passed by the National Assembly, had been signed on Tuesday, December but…

Irrelevant courses responsible for high unemployed graduates in Nigeria – Senator Kaura

Irrelevant courses responsible for high unemployed graduates in Nigeria – Senator Kaura

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Senator Tijjani Kaura represents Zamfara North Federal Constituency at the 8th Senate.  ABDUSSALAM AMOO recently interviewed Kaura who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Character Commission and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND. He…

Stakeholders propose government recognition to boost PPP in education

Stakeholders propose government recognition to boost PPP in education

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Stakeholders have proposed the need for government recognition to further boost public-private partnership (PPP) in the promotion of the education sector. They made this known while speaking at the 2017 BusinessDay Nigeria Education Summit in Lagos on Tuesday. Under the theme “Realigning…

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