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Education Tourism: How to Stop the Exodus

Education Tourism: How to Stop the Exodus

As more Nigerians flock to higher institutions abroad in search of better education, some stakeholders stress the need to curb the exodus, which drains individual and corporate pockets  He did not really plan to school abroad. Rather Edet Emedong, who just completed his second year programme at the Regional Maritime University, Accra, Ghana, had always

FG Plans to Approve 9 More Universities

The Federal government has concluded plans to approve nine more universities. This was disclosed by Ibrahim Shekarau, Education Minister on February 2 in Abuja while reviewing the Nigerian Basic Education Sector 2011-2015. “If not for technical reason, another nine would have been approved before now. Soon, we shall sort out all the outstanding issues and

TETFund Bemoans Low Funding for Education

The Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Fund, TETFund has bemoaned the growing inadequacy of fund for tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Elizabeth Evoh-Gardner, a Professor representing the executive secretary, stated this on Tuesday, which was day two of TELL’s tertiary education forum held in Abuja. Evoh-Gardner blamed the development on the establishment of additional public and private

TELL’s Conference on Tertiary Education Begins

In a quest to seek long term and sustainable solution to challenges confronting Nigeria’s higher education, a two-day conference of higher education stakeholders involving the government, educational institutions and industries has opened at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Monday. The conference put together by the National Higher Education Forum, NHEF a nongovernmental

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