Last week On Myefiko,
Sokoto State Government became the first state in Nigeria to initiate the Right to Education Bill 2016 in recognition and protection of the rights of children between six and 18 years to education in the state.
Research revealed that the number of non-illiterate adults in Nigeria has been estimated at 50 million while the world is still home to 758 million adult illiterates with two-thirds of them women.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) scrapped sub-degree diploma programs in the Nigerian university system.
The first major solar power plant in Nigeria has been launched at the University of Ibadan while the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede made an appeal to the National Assembly to suspend the amendment of its Act.
Automatic employment was offered to all physically challenged graduates of Anambra State origin by the state Governor, Willie Obiano. Obiano.
Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), commenced a course on National Peace Policy (NPP) initiated by the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR).
The Rector, Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Dr Margaret Ladipo revealed the Federal Government’s plan to bridge the gap between HND and BSc holders. This will be done through the introduction of an initiative called the National Vocational Qualification Framework .
The National Universities Commission (NUC) successfully reviewed the curricula of the nation’s universities and they are currently awaiting the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
A Chinese investment firm has agreed to fund the driverless vehicle and robotics research at the University of Michigan with a sum of $27 million.