By Abdullahi Shugaba Dutse – Alhaji Babandi Abubakar, Executive Secretary, Jigawa Scholarship Board, on Friday said that 37 out of its 215 students studying abroad would graduate in July. Babandi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse that those due for graduation included medical doctors, engineers, computer scientists and others from natural…

via 37 Jigawa Students On Overseas Scholarship Will Graduate In July – Board — SundiataPost

A total of 44 students from various faculties were on Friday asked to withdraw from the Federal University of Technology, Minna over poor academic performance and examination malpractice. The university’s spokesperson, Mrs Lydian Ledgu, said in a statement in Minna that the affected students have been ordered to vacate the campus. She said that 22 […]

via FUT Minna orders withdrawal of 44 students — kaykayjabari’s Blog

Chicago Public Schools say they will deny federal immigration agents access to district buildings and personnel unless served with a criminal warrant, the latest in a series of steps taken by US school officials to protect undocumented students. School districts from Pennsylvania to California have stepped up efforts to allay fear and uncertainty in immigrant…

via US public schools take steps to protect undocumented students — WTVR.com

By Funmilayo Adeyemi/Perpetua Onuegbu Abuja – Prof. AbdulRasheed Na’Allah, Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University, has emphsised the need to discontinue ratio of 40 per cent, 60 per cent humanities and Science and Technology in conventional universities’ admission policy. Na’Allah said this on Thursday in Abuja at the 2017 Nigerian Academy of Letters Annual Lecture titled: “The Humanities…

via VC Seeks Discontinuation Of 60:40 Ratio In University Admission Policy — SundiataPost

By Abiodun Esan Ilorin – Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has called for the inclusion of entrepreneurship studies in the curriculum of primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in the country. The governor made the call on Thursday in Ilorin in an address delivered at the opening of a three day Micro, Small…

via Gov. Ahmed Calls For Inclusion Of Entrepreneurship Studies In School Curriculum — SundiataPost

The lecturers at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, are set to call off their eight months old strike today. The Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, LAUTECH Chapter, Biodun Olaniran. in a chat with PREMIUM TIMES said the lecturers will hold their congress Tuesday and would take a positive stance on…

via LAUTECH Lecturers Meet, May Call Off Strike Today — SundiataPost

ABUJA – The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, on Monday gave a breakdown of intervention funds approved by the federal government for tertiary institutions. The government approved N213.4 billion for the schools for 2016, Abdullahi Baffa, the Executive Secretary, TETFund, said at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday. The releases and utilisation of the…

via Nigerian Government Approves N1.9 billion Intervention Funds For Each University — SundiataPost