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World Bank gives Nigeria grant of $80m for universities

Nigerian Universities

The World Bank has approved 80 million dollars grant for Nigeria to fund its 10 Centres of Excellence in universities. The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Julius Okojie, announced the approval in Abuja on Monday at a news  conference on the meeting of World Bank with African Centres of Excellence (ACE). Okojie also announced that Nigeria ... Read More »

Gov Suswan condemns state universities for joining ASUU strikes, calls for prosecution of erring VCs

ASUU Strike

Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswan, speaking at the 3rd Biennial Conference of Pro-Chancellors of State Universities in Minna, criticized State universities for joining in ASUU strikes. Recalling the recently suspended ASUU strike, Suswam wondered why the Benue State University should join the industrial action, especially when the institution had no problem with the government. “Your universities should not join because ... Read More »

Nigeria: FG increases funding to universities, others by over 40 percent

The Federal Government has increased funding to universities, polytechnics and Colleges of Education by more than 40 per cent through the Education Tertiary Fund (ETF) intervention support. Education Minister Professor Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa’i, who announced this year’s direct allocation to tertiary institutions through ETF, said tertiary institutions would no longer complain of funding as their major problem. She said a ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes