Nigeria has a shortage of 277,537 teachers in basic education sector, says UBEC

Nigeria has a shortage of 277,537 teachers in basic education sector, says UBEC

The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has revealed that Nigeria had a shortage of 277, 537 teachers at the basic level, according to a National Personnel Audit (NPA) it conducted on Public and Private Basic Education Schools in the country. In a statement issued by the commission’s Head of Public […]
NASU, SSANU to embark on 3-day protest over IPPIS, others

NASU, SSANU to embark on 3-day protest over IPPIS, others

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have threatened to embark on a three-day protest on Jan. 12. The unions in a circular jointly issued on Sunday in Abuja said that the planned strike...
ASUU expresses concern over Jan 18 resumption date

ASUU expresses concern over Jan 18 resumption date

Chairmen of various chapters of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Sunday expressed concerns over resumption of academic activities on January 18 saying the institutions were not ready for safe reopening. Tertiary institutions took a break from...
ASUU expresses concern over Jan 18 resumption date

We are ready for physical contacts with students when…— ASUU

By Adesina Wahab Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, have said physical contact with their students on campuses is possible only if there is strict compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols. According to the union leaders spoken to by Vanguard...
JAMB to prosecute offenders of admissions process

JAMB to prosecute offenders of admissions process

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will work with security agencies to prosecute any institution or candidate, found breaching its admission’s code of operations. The board announced this in its latest Weekly Bulletin, made available to the...