FG adopts Mother Tongue as the language of teaching in Primary schools
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FG adopts Mother Tongue as the language of teaching in Primary schools

Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has announced that the language of instruction for teaching in primary schools will henceforth, be in their mother tongue.  The mother tongue is the first language (L1) a child learns to speak when learning how to talk. It is usually the language of his/her parents, and most often, their…

ASUU vs FG: education minister adamant on “no work no pay” policy

ASUU vs FG: education minister adamant on “no work no pay” policy

As the lingering crisis between the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the Federal Government takes a new twist, signaling another round of industrial action by ASUU, Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has insisted on the ‘no work no pay’ policy embark on by the FG.  What is the new development on the…

NUC calls for improved entrepreneurship education for varsity students
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NUC calls for improved entrepreneurship education for varsity students

National Universities Commission, NUC has hinted that the development of the Entrepreneurship Education Programme for university students in Nigeria might be one of the solutions to tackling the rising rate of youth unemployment in the country. Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed while speaking at a two-day brainstorming session with the Directors of…

ASUP proffers solutions to HND/BSc disparity 

ASUP proffers solutions to HND/BSc disparity 

The long-decried prejudicial dichotomy between holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND) and Bachelors Degree has again been brought to the fore. The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) is proposing a new solution to the disparity between the two academic qualifications, which over time has seen holders of the HND endure various kinds of…

WAEC To Launch Digital Certificate Platform 

WAEC To Launch Digital Certificate Platform 

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced plans to launch a Digital Certificate Platform.  When is the launch?  In a statement by the Council’s Acting Head, Public Affairs, Moyosola Adesina, on Friday, WAEC plans to launch the platform on Thursday, October 20, 2022. Adesina urged stakeholders and the public to take advantage of the…

ASUU: strike to be called off soon

ASUU: strike to be called off soon

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke has hinted that the union will soon call off its eight-month-old strike depending on the outcome of their meeting with the leadership of the House of Representatives. Professor Osodeke disclosed this after meeting with the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila…

Prolong Strike: Court advises out-of-court settlement between FG, ASUU

Prolong Strike: Court advises out-of-court settlement between FG, ASUU

An Abuja appellate court has advised the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU to opt for an out-of-court settlement in order to peacefully resolve the dispute between both parties and put an end to the lingering Strike action. Justice Georgewill Biobele Abraham while ruling on the case brought to it by…

FG’s unholy marriage to ASUU faction 

FG’s unholy marriage to ASUU faction 

The federal government yesterday confirmed it has no interest in reaching a truce with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).  The FG presented a certificate of registration to the Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA), a breakaway faction of the lecturers’ union. The presentation was done by the Minister of Labour and Employment,…

Prolong Strike: Court orders ASUU to resume lectures.

Prolong Strike: Court orders ASUU to resume lectures.

A National Industrial Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU to call off its seven-month-long strike.Justice Polycarp Hamman, a vacation judge, who gave the ruling on the interlocutory injunction filed by the Federal Government, restrained ASUU from further continuing with the strike pending the determination of the federal…