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THE Nigeria Union of Teachers has said its  to determination to reject Local Government autonomy was to forestall a situation where primary education is plunged into uncontrollable crisis in the country.
The Union, therefore, lauded the bold steps taken by various State Houses Assembly that voted against the proposed Local Government autonomy in the ongoing Constitutional Amendment.   

ONYINYECHI UDEMEZUE, Abuja

FEDERAL Government has decried the inability of most Universities and technical institutions to access research grants of over N7.8billion domicile in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund).
The Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau who disclosed this in Abuja, at the public presentation of 20 specialised textbooks published under the TETFund’s National Book Development fund intervention, said it was lamentable that the trend persist within the academic community despite the realisation that research work ought to remain the cardinal objective of any tertiary institution the world over.

ONYINYECHI UDEMEZUE, Abuja

THE Federal Government yesterday, said lack of confidence was the reason behind non-funding of Universities for entrepreneurship programmes by industries.
The Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, stated this while declaring open the National Entrepreneurship Colloquium, in Abuja as part of the ongoing annual National Entrepreneurship Week (ANEW), organised by the National University Commission (NUC).
He said no nation can develop without research, adding that it is imperative to develop confidence between Nigerian universities and industries.

Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Professor John Oladapo Fafunwa, recently clocked three years on the hot seat of arguably one of the most volatile ivory towers in the country. He presented a scorecard of his administration during an interactive session with the university community and the news media. KAYODE AJIBOYE was there for Champion Scholar. Excerpts:

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