Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has said that African history had been “distorted and truncated by not only Europeans but by Africans themselves.”
The Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof, Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, has said that activities of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is unknown to Nigerian universities
The National Universities Commission and Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l’Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES), had signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate the implementation of their collaboration on higher education quality assurance within West African sub-region.
The President and Visitor, FUT Minna, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has said that the directive to enroll all Federal Government employees drawing their salaries from the Consolidated Revenue Fund into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System was irreversible.
The Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, has expressed concerns over quality of programmes run by affiliate institutions, declaring that for effective delivery of quality university education, there must be synergy between parent universities and their affiliate institutions.
In a bid towards increasing the number of quality teachers in the country, the federal government has approved the establishment and immediate take-off of six new Federal Colleges of Education in each of the geo-political zones in the country.