• Federal Government releases names of qualified beneficiaries for first batch of N-Power

    Federal Government releases names of qualified beneficiaries for first batch of N-Power

    According to reports, the Federal Government has released the names of the beneficiaries for the first batch of the N-power programme.

     

    A total of 200,000 candidates were selected for the take-off stage set to kick-off Dec 1st.

    Candidates who submitted their CV for the programme can check their status using the state they registered with or the phone number they submitted on the N-Power.

    Recall that the N-Power Volunteer Corps is an attempt by the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to invest in the […]

  • Only 60% varsity lecturers are qualified – NUC

    Only 60% varsity lecturers are qualified – NUC

    Less than 60 per cent of academic staff in the nation’s 143 universities possessed doctorate degrees – a minimum qualification requirement to teach, the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has said.

    The Commission expressed concern that the perennial problem had direct bearing on the quality and accreditation status of academic programmes in the Nigerian University System (NUS).

    Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, disclosed this as guest lecturer at an academic interactive colloquium in honour of the University of Benin staff […]

  • 44% Kaduna teachers not qualified to teach, says El-Rufai

    44% Kaduna teachers not qualified to teach, says El-Rufai

    Kaduna state will soon embark on massive retraining of its teachers, while the state plans to recruit more teachers to provide school children with qualitative education, as 44% teachers in the state are not qualified to teach, Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said.

    Addressing an interactive session with selected journalists in Kaduna, he said that the new feeding and other programmes introduced into the state-owned primary and secondary schools aimed at stopping almajirai system in the state by ensuring that boy and […]