Monday, February 15, 2021



Education remains our priority in Yobe – Buni

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has said education remains and will continue to be the priority of his administration.

FCT 2021 appropriation bill scales second reading in Senate

The Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Bill for the 2021 fiscal year scaled second reading during plenary on Tuesday. The bill which was sponsored by the...

TETFUND to support Kogi Confluence University

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, Prof. Elias Bogoro, during a working visit to the agency headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, by the governor on the establishment of Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara.

Buhari approves N7.5bn research grants for Nigeria’s tertiary institutions

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an increase of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, National Research Fund, NRF, to N7.5 billion for the year 2020 from an initial N3 billion.

Nigeria’s 40-year-old academic curricula too old, need urgent review – Lawan

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has sought the review of academic curricula of schools at all levels to improve on the nation’s education sector.

TETfund risks probe over alleged mismanagement of N208bn intervention fund

The National Association of University Students, NAUS, has appealed to the Tertiary Education Trust fund, TETfund, may likely come under probe as the NAUS has called on the federal government to investigate the disbursement of N208 billion.

EFCC arraigns Nasarawa varsity lecturer for diverting N19m Ph.D scholarship

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned one Moses Adoga before state High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State on a one-count charge for dishonestly converting the sum of N19,765,200 being a Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, grant to study for a PhD.

Saudi Arabia donates books to Unilorin library

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated a total of 142 books, with 76 volumes each on 20 different subject areas to the University of Ilorin library.

TetFund disburses N621.9m intervention fund to Gombe CoE

Dr Langa Bagunji, Provost, College of Education Billiri in Gombe State, said the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TetFund, has approved N621.9 million for infrastructure development in the college.

I will make TETFund reference point for other institutions, Bogoro vows

Prof. Elias Bogoro, the Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund,  has pledge to make the agency a reference point for other institutions to follow.

Qadiriyyah sect leader extols Buhari’s virtues

The leader of Qadiriyya Sect in Africa, Qaribullah Nasir-Kabara, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an honest leader with listening ears. The sect leader made...

Senate approves establishment of 4 polytechnics, CoE, University of technology

The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking the establishment of same number of federal tertiary educational institutions in different parts of the country. The...

Senate approves Science, Tech Varsity for FCT

The Senate on Thursday approved the establishment of a Science and Technology University for the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. The Senate’s approval of the Science...

TETFUND: Nasarawa varsity gets N1.3bn for projects – VC

the special intervention from TETFUND had changed positively not only the physical structure of the university but also the academic activities of the institution.

Vote more funds to tertiary institutions, Buhari directs TETfund

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, to continue to offer meaningful and purposeful interventions in Nigeria’s higher education institutions...

IBB University gets $30m TETFund grant for research

The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, IBBU, Lapai in Niger on Wednesday said it received 30 million dollars grant from Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund,...

Withdrawn ICPC board nominee breaks silence, denies indictment for corruption

By Gimba Kakanda A former chairman of Kwara State College of Education, Saadu Alanamu, said he was “never indicted nor convicted of any offence or...

Contractor in court for diverting TETFUND’s N300m

The Economics and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, arraigned one John Ojekorede Ojemuyiwa alongside his company, Digitpro Engineering Technology Ltd before Justice A.O....

Nigerian agency, TETFund, disburses N213billion to universities, polytechnics

The Buhari administration  has approved the Tertiary Trust Fund (TETFund), 2016 intervention budget of N213.4billion, the highest ever  to be distributed to the tertiary...

Nigerian scientists develop anti-cancer rice

Scientists at the University of Ilorin and their counterparts at Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, ABUAD, are developing an improved rice variety with potentials to...

Telling the recent BUK story, by Maikudi Abubakar Zukogi

If the story of this vibrant and promising university is going to be tied to how it stands in the world university ranking, it...

Buhari on sacking spree, fires more heads of agencies, parastatals

President MuhammaduBuhari has approved the immediate disengagement of 24 chief executive officers of some parastatals, agencies and commissions. Earlier on Monday, the president sacked all heads of...

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