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FG Set To Reposition 110 Unity Colleges

By Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu  Minister of state for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has revealed that the Federal Government is set to reposition the 110 unity colleges across the country for optimum performance in all ramifications. A press release signed by Director,

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COVID-19 Delayed Oversea Scholarship Award – FG

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Federal Government has revealed that COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the award of overseas scholarship to candidates under the 2020 Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA). The Federal Ministry of Education made this known in Abuja on Wednesday in reaction to

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Education Ministry Disowns Report Of School Resumption

By Genevive Okafor The Federal Ministry of Education has disowned a press release circulating on multiple social media platforms, insinuating that schools will reopen in November 2020. In a press statement signed by the ministry’s director, Press and Public Relations,

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N84.7bn Appropriation For Education In 2020 Budget, Not Enough – Perm Sec

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Arch Sonny Echono has stated that the N84,728,529,572 appropriated for education in the 2020 budget cannot cater for the many challenges in the ministry. Echono who was speaking when he received the

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Obaji To FG: Infuse Trafficking In Person In School Curricular

A former Minister of Education, Prof. Chinwe Obaji has said that the introduction of Trafficking in Persons (TIP) into the school curricular was a veritable tool for social reform to guide students from being trafficked.  Obaji said this on Tuesday

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FG Gives Operational Licence To 20 Private Polytechnics, Others

By Genevive Okafor The federal government have yesterday given operational licensing to 20 Private Polytechnics, four Colleges Of Health Science and technologies and 32 Innovation Enterprises Institutions.This brings to date,the numbers of private polytechnics as 56 private polytechnics, 152 Innovation Enterprise

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