The Federal Government on10 May, 2022, commenced the disbursement of 2022 direct intervention funds to Public Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education.
The NUC, last Monday, defended the Commission and Federal universities as well as the three Inter-University Centres IUCs 2022 budget estimates proposal
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an increase in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund National Research Fund from 3.5 billion naira to 7.5 billion naira for the year 2020.
The Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, mni, MFR, FNAL, has said that with NUC’s investment of Fifty Million Naira in the Nigeria University Pension Management Company (NUPEMCO), it was an important shareholder in the pension body.
The Executive Secretary,TETFund, Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi, has called for the establishment of a statutory committee to be known as State Services Higher Education Board of Advisors (SSHEBA), with membership of key stakeholders from Intelligence Corps (IC) and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) as a way of strengthening the relationship between them.