NUC engages foreign-based Nigerian scientists on biomedical research

A map of Nigeria By Joseph Erunke THE National Universities Commission, NUC, has engaged Nigerian foreign-based researchers on biomedical research as part of its efforts in getting a cure for Coronavirus disease in the country. The nation’s universities’ regulatory body is pursuing this through the Nigeria Diaspora Biomedical Research Group. The aim, according to the […]

Nigerian students hungry, stranded in foreign universities

By Ibrahim Hassan – Wuyo Many Nigerian students are reportedly in dire conditions overseas and needed urgent help. “Some may resort to breaking shops due to hunger,” a student in Cyprus had alleged. He spoke in an interview monitored by journalists in Kaduna. Alim...

ASUU blames low ranking of Nigerian varsities on FG

Ola Ajayi, Ibadan ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities has blamed the unimpressive ranking of Nigerian universities by the Center for World University Ranking on the failure of the Federal Government to make education as its priority. The union said if the government...

UK minister assures on Nigerian students’ education

United Kingdom (UK) Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan By Elizabeth Osayande The United Kingdom (UK) Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan, has promised that the coronavirus pandemic will not hinder the education of Nigerians studying in the country. In a...

Are Nigerian varsities ready to go virtual?

By Elizabeth Osayande Mallam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education FOLLOWING the directive of the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, that tertiary institutions across the country should resume lectures by going virtual in order to cushion the effects of the...