President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR has approved the establishment of and take-off of seven new Federal Polytechnics in some states of the federation where none existed. The new Federal Polytechnics are to be established at Monguno, Borno State; N’yak, Shendam Plateau State; Wannune, Benue State; Ugep, Cross River State; Ayede, Oyo State; Ohodo, Enugu State; and Orogun, Delta State.
President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR has approved the constitution of Visitation Panels to 25 Federal Polytechnics and 21 Colleges of Education. Two former Executive Secretaries of the national Board for Technical Education, Prof A. T. Abdullahi and Engr. Dr. Nuru A. Yakubu are among the Chairmen of the Visitation Panels. While Prof Abdullahi is to chair the panel to the Federal Polytechnic, Ukana, Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Yakubu will lead his panel to the Federal Polytechnic, Ede.
The Plateau State Government has donated Governor Simon Lalong’s Legacy Project which was designed for a Model Secondary School at N’yak in Shendam Local Government Area for the immediate take-off of the newly approved Federal Polytechnic in the State.
A delegation of the Conference of Islamic and Legal Studies led by the Provost of Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies Kano, Professor Balarabe Jakada visited the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) recently to seek the Board’s guidance on how to mount the National Diploma (ND) programme in Islamic Legal Studies.
The Honourable Minister of Education, Mal. Adamu Adamu has approved the establishment and take-off of four new Private Polytechnics including Bellarks Polytechnic, Kwale, Delta State; I-CON Universal Polytechnic, Osogbo, Osun State; Iwo City Polytechnic, Iwo, Osun State; and Ihechukwu Madubuike Institute of Technology, Isuochi, Abia State.
Contract Award Notice: Contract Award Notice is hereby issued to the General Public that, The Federal Government of Nigeria (hereinafter called “Borrower”) has applied for financing from the International Development Association (IDA) (the “Bank”) in the form of a credit (hereinafter called credit) toward the cost of Innovation Development and Effectiveness in the Acquisition of Skills (IDEAS) Project. The Federal Ministry of Education through Project Management Unit (PMU), National Board for Technical Education, an implementing agency of the Client, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this credit to Engage a Consultancy Firm for the Review of Two National Occupational Standards [NOS] in Nigeria detailed as follows:
Dr. Kazaure Winds Down as ES NBTE Following his re-appointment as the Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) for the 2nd and final tenure of five years with effect from 6th October, 2015, Dr. Masa’udu Adamu Kazaure mni is winding down as the Executive Secretary of Board at the expiration of his second term on 5th October, 2020.
NAHCO Meets NBTE on Establishment of Institute The Manament Committee of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCO) led by its Chairman, Zikirullah Kunle Hassan was at the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna to consult with the Board on procedures and processes for the establishment of its proposed National Hajj Training Institute.