How Nigerian Skill Qualifications Framework will improve technical and vocational education

How Nigerian Skill Qualifications Framework will improve technical and vocational education

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The Nigerian Skill Qualifications Framework (NSQF) was launched on Thursday, 15th February 2018 by the Nigerian government to cater for technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It is a system for the development, classification and recognition of skills, knowledge and competencies…

Scholars propose establishment of institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria

Scholars propose establishment of institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria

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Scholars have proposed the establishment of an institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria. They made this proposal at a three-day National Workshop held at the Lagos State University (LASU) between 12th and 14th February, 2018. The event sought to equip participants with…

Ambode signs bill making Yoruba usage and teaching compulsory in schools

Ambode signs bill making Yoruba usage and teaching compulsory in schools

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The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has on Thursday signed a bill making the usage and teaching of Yoruba compulsory in schools across the state. It is called the Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion Law. He also signed six other important…

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…

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