Why Ghana, Togo Has Become A Choice Education Hub For Nigerian Students – Akande

A Nigerian Educationist living in America, Prof. Busari Shamsudeen Akande has revealed why Nigerian parents and student chooses to visit Ghana or Togo for education as against Nigerian tertiary institutions. Akande said one of the reasons is that these two countries are considered by many as safer than the volatile Nigeria, also stable electricity supply and requirement for skilled workers are another quality these countries posses despite their higher tuition fees.

Nigeria Out-of-School Girl Child: Northeast and Northwest Accounts For 48% - UNICEF

The United Nation International Children Education Fund, UNICEF has said that about 50% of out-of-school girl-children who are not attending any basic education in Nigeria are children from the northeast and the northwest part of the country. UNICEF Education Manager, Jutaro Sakamoto made this known in Abuja yesterday during an education conference organised by the French institute in Nigeria.

University of Abuja, Others Running Unaccredited Engineering Programmes

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has revealed that the University of Abuja and some other universities are running unaccredited engineering programmes. This was made known to journalists on Friday by Ademola Adisa, the Registrar of the Council, adding that the universities have failed to update their licenses for various engineering courses.

UBEC Advocates For More Classrooms For Out-Of-School Children

The Universal Basic Education Commission has disclosed that Nigeria currently needs an additional 20,000 schools and 907,769 classrooms to be able to absorb the over 10.5 million out-of-school children in the country. Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hammid Bobboyi, made this known while briefing the Minister of Education, Professor Tahir Mamman, SAN, on the activities of the Commission.

University Autonomy: Funding University is Your Constitutional Responsibility – ASUU to FG

President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Emmanuel Osodeke has said there is no way the Federal Government could stop funding universities in the country. Osodeke insisted that it was a constitutional obligation for the federal government tpo fund federal universities.

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