ASUU to Embark on Strike Over IPPIS

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on strike if the Accountant General of the Federation stops salaries of lecturers this January. The association claimed the FG had noted that it would stop the salaries of the…

Internship Opportunity at The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations HQ

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Internship Programme is a learning opportunity aiming to attract talented young women and men who are strongly motivated to share their new perspectives, innovative ideas and latest research experience in FAO’s…

FG Approved N33,000 NYSC Allowance for Corp Members

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the payment of N33,000 as NYSC Allowance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, disclosed this during a session with some corps members…

Nigeria Technical University Won’t Product Graduates Without Kills – Prof Salami

Nigeria’s premier technical university, the First Technical University, Ibadan, announced to the new students that the university does not want to produce graduates without skills. This was made known to the new students by the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and…

University of Calabar Teaching Hospital to Conduct First Open Heart Surgery in April 2020

The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) has announced a partnership with the Voom Foundation and U.S military to conduct open-heart surgery and thorough research on malaria. The hospital also intends to improve healthcare delivery by expanding its capability in…

TETFUND Increases Research Funds to N7.5 Billion for Nigerian Universities

According to Professor Suleiman Bogoro, who is the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), he disclosed that funds for National Research have been increased from N5 billion to N7.5 billion in the 2020 budget to boost the…

UBEC Says 2.6 Million Children Can’t Access Basic Education

UBEC, The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has stated that 2.6 million children nationwide are out of school due to distance from their homes and the location of schools, which is not in line with the two kilometer radius given…

Softcom Limited Trains Teachers on Artificial Intelligence

Softcom Limited has trained school teachers in artificial intelligence and Python programming masterclass for computer science teachers, The company also announced the successful distribution of recently launched artificial intelligence textbooks to 250 schools in Lagos. At the masterclass, which held…

uLesson African EdTech Startup by Sim Shagaya Raises $3.1M

uLesson, an Edtech startup for the African market founded in 2019 by Sim Shagaya who also founded Nigerian e-commerce startup Konga and Ad venture E-Motion has raised $3.1 million seed-level round led by TLcom Capital. The Edtech startup has produced…

Brain Builders International Presents Teens Speak Out 6.0

Teens Speak Out, an initiative of BRAIN BUILDERS INTERNATIONAL, is an academic competition that refines the talents in the Secondary School students. It doesn’t only help to discover, it equally ignites the skills (primarily reading, writing and public speaking) they…