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Taking campaign against domestic violence to the grassroots

Taking campaign against  domestic violence to the grassroots

By Chukwudi Nweje  Acting Features Editor The Lagos State Gender Advocacy Team (LASGAT) recently undertook a week of action against domestic violence from October13 to 17, 2014 to enlighten Lagosians…

Intrigues of Bala Mohammed’s jettisoned guber ambition

Intrigues of Bala Mohammed’s jettisoned guber ambition

By Rabiu Garba Special Correspondent Speculations had been rife that Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sen. Bala Mohammed would be among the seven ministers who resigned from the…

Dubai: Oyoms demise, one death too many

Dubai: Oyoms demise, one death too many

By Sam Anokam,  Asst. Editor   Twenty years ago, Dubai, the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), was just struggling to be known. But with tenacity, doggedness…

Iju road collapsing, three years after

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe  /  Correspondent, Lagos   Scale of preference, we were told in the secondary school, is arranging your needs in order of importance with the most urgent needs…

Yes, I’m a robber, Beninois driver confesses

Yes, I’m a robber, Beninois driver confesses

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Bernard Bongy, a Benin Republic – born driver, residing in Nigeria, was recently arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of Lagos…

Nigerian Prisons: For reformation or deformation?

Nigerian Prisons:  For reformation or deformation?

By Emmanuel Udom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos    It has become an annual ritual for the Federal Government of Nigeria to budget billions of naira for the Nigerian Prisons Service to…

Neglect, lack of incentives responsible for low teachers’ morale – Okonta

Neglect, lack of incentives responsible for low teachers’ morale – Okonta

For quite some weeks now, Unity Schools in the country as well as official activities at the Federal Ministry of Education have remained grounded; following the non-payment of promotion arrears…

FEGOCOOKOSA to hold seminar on education sector

By Anthonia Soyingbe  / Snr. Reporter, Lagos   Members of Federal Government College, Okigwe, Old Students’ Association (FEGOCOOKOSA) is concluding arrangements to bring eminent Nigerians together to brainstorm on the way…

Students donate water borehole to Lagos community

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The graduating Stream 25 of the Poise Graduate Finishing Academy (PGFA), Ilupeju, Lagos has donated a manually operated bore-hole locally called ‘Jagamu’ to Orile-Bariga,…

Adu emerges NIAS president

A former Vice -Chancellor of the Federal University of Abeokuta (FUNAAB) and the current Pro-Chancellor of McPherson University, Ogun State, Professor Israel Adu, has been elected as the President of…

Neglect, lack of incentives responsible for low teachers’ morale – Okonta

perspective to be able to embrace all the innovations in the system. There is need to put the needed manpower in place for effective implementation. Another issue is quality assurance…

Retired teachers smile home with N2.24 million cash, gifts

 By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Times have changed as the popular saying that ‘Teachers’ reward is in heaven’ is gradually becoming a thing of the past as teachers are…

Educationist wants 20% of national honours award reserve for teachers

By Oyeniran Apata /  Correspondent, Lagos   An educationist and Associate Professor of Science Education, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Ayodele Ogunleye has called on the Federal Government to consider…

School administrator calls for overhaul of the education sector

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   An educationist and the Executive Director of Corona Schools Trust Council, Mrs. Olufunto Edun has lamented the continuous neglect of education by all tiers…

NOUN VC challenges academia on Nigeria’s problems

Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Ado Tenebe has challenged the academia on the need to rise up and provide solutions to the various challenges facing the country.…

Stay away from campuses, deans caution politicians

The Committee of Deans of Student Affairs in Nigerian Universities (CODESANU) has called on politicians not to extend political campaigns to university campuses. CODESANU warned authorities of universities nationwide not…

key characteristics for a world-class university revealed

Times Higher Education has unveiled the key characteristics of a globally recognised top 200 university. The quest to create “world-class” universities has become something of a global obsession in the…

Professor Agbaje to deliver Caleb varsity convocation lecture

Director-General, Obafemi Awolowo Institute of Government and Public Policy, Lekki Town, Lagos, Professor Adigun Agbaje will at the weekend deliver the fourth convocation lecture of the Caleb University, Imota. The…

Safety of pupils, teachers’ against EVD our concern – Commissioner

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Commissioner for Education in Rivers State, Dame Alice Lawrence-Nemi has affirmed that the safety of pupils, students and their teachers in various schools across…

Celebrating heroic act in children

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   When these young children; Aniema Udokang, Semiya Modashiru and Bassey Itam; all from very humble backgrounds were rendering love and service by saving  the…

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