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FG Appoints Principal Officers Of New Universities

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Federal Government has appointed principal officers for the four newly established universities in the country. The appointment was contained in a press release signed by the ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations,  Bem Goong and made

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CBN Launches Tertiary Institutions Youth Empowerment With N30m For 6 Beneficiaries

As a way of tackling the problem of  growing youth unemployment in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday  formally launched the Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme (TIES) in Abuja. The apex bank also presented cheques of N5million each to six

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TETFund Injects N2.5 Trillion In Varsities, Others In 10 Years – FG

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Federal Government has through Tertiary Education Trust Fund(TETFund)  injected more than N2.5 trillion in the development of infrastructure and staff development in public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria in the last 10 years.  Chairman,

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FG Advocate For Conflict Resolution In Tertiary Institutions

MARIAM SANNI, ABUJA Nigerian Students have been called upon to engage in constructive dialogue in place of violence as a means of resolving conflict. Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono stated this recently in Abuja during a

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Okebukola criticises FG’s new criteria for admission into tertiary institutions

Prof. Peter Okebukola, a former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), has criticised the recently announced method of admitting students into tertiary institutions, saying it amounted to admitting candidates blindly. Okebukola made the assertion while speaking with the News Agency

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