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Chidimma UCHEGBU The Federal Government, through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has disclosed that it would establish over twenty-four skills and innovation centers across the country to assist Nigerians gain their potentials and boost productivity. Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, stated this in Abuja when he paid a…

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Chidimma UCHEGBU The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has commenced the sale of Direct Entry forms nationwide. The forms will also be sold in selected foreign centres. The registration process starts on Wednesday, 28th February 2024, and closes on Thursday, 28th March 2024. The sale is open to foreign…

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Chidimma UCHEGBU The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of the United Kingdom has appointed the Acting Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Chris J. Maiyaki, to its International Advisory Committee (IAC). Maiyaki’s appointment, which was conveyed in a letter by the Director of International and Professional Services of the…

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Chidimma UCHEGBU Key stakeholders in the health sector have advocated for a comprehensive review of reproductive health curriculum in Nigerian Universities to include prevention and treatment. A renowned Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Benin, Friday Okonofua, speaking on Monday Abuja at the opening of a two-day…

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By Emmanuel Ado The Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Uba Sani’s resolute decision to fight corruption and institute accountability in the state, has not come as a surprise to keen observers of his political career. Right from his civil society days, through the Senate and to his election as governor,…

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Chidimma UCHEGBU The National Examinations Council, NECO, has unveiled e-posting software to facilitate seamless posting of staff to various parts of the country during its scheduled examinations. Registrar of NECO, Prof Dantani Wushishi, who unveiled the software shortly after releasing the November/ December 2023 External Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, SSCE,…

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Chidimma UCHEGBU The Federal Government has approved the establishment of two new universities, bringing the number of private universities to 149 and the total number of universities in the country to 274. The universities are Lighthouse University, Evbuobanosa, Edo state and the African School of Economics, FCT. Speaking at the…

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Chidimma UCHEGBU The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has assured of its readiness to provide support for King’s College, London, on its partnership with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) towards establishing a medical school in Abuja. Executive Secretary of TETFund, Arc. Sonny Echono, gave the assurance during a visit to…

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Maik AMINU, Abuja Chairman of United Nigeria Airlines Company, Prof. Obiora Okonkwo, has urged the Federal Government to consider the aviation industry a critical sector, by making deliberate policy for a single-digit loan and access to forex for operators in Nigeria. Okonkwo made the call in Abuja on Thursday at…

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