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JAMB CBT: Restoring lost glory of tertiary education

JAMB CBT: Restoring lost glory  of tertiary education

By Hassan Zaggi Abuja The recently concluded Computer Based Test (CBT) by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in the over 300 centres across the country is a pointer…

Remembering victims of slavery, dismantling modern trends

Remembering victims of slavery, dismantling modern trends

By Chukwudi Nweje Acting Features Editor Recently, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, in partnership with African Renaissance Foundation, organised series of activities in remembrance of victims of slavery.…

Fashola’s unpopular laws: Lagosians air their views

Fashola’s unpopular laws: Lagosians air their views

By Nkasiobi Oluikpe,  Correspondent, Lagos The term draconian, though originating from Draco, an Athenian law scribe, is only used in the contemporary world when alluding to unfriendly dictatorial decrees. Although,…

PAC sensitising security agencies, public on credible polls

PAC sensitising security agencies, public on credible polls

By Ejikeme Omenazu  / Production Editor, Lagos   The Police Assistance Committee (PAC), an association of tradesmen, women and artisans, affiliated to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), which assists the agency…

Show of Force: To intimidate or reassure?

Show of Force: To intimidate or reassure?

By Our Reporters     Show of Force is an annual ritual most serving police officers in Nigeria always relish. It is a road show operation, so to say, where…

Lagos to boost power supply to schools with solar panels

Lagos to boost power supply  to schools with solar panels

Funmi Falobi  / Senior Reporter, Lagos    Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has assured that primary and secondary schools in the state will enjoy regular and uninterrupted electricity supply. Fashola who…

UNILAG International School rewards excellence

UNILAG International School rewards excellence

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The International School, University of Lagos recently held its annual speech and prize giving day. At the ceremony attended by parents, guardians and family…

JAMB: FG mulls computer based testing as standard exams mode

JAMB: FG mulls computer based  testing as standard exams mode

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja   Following the hitch free conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, coordinated by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in over 300 centres…

Coalition of ex-students’ leaders name Babawale grand patron

By Oyeniran Apata /  Correspondent, Lagos   The Coalition of Ex-Students’ Leaders in Nigeria has inducted the Dean of the Students Affairs Division, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Gabriel Babawale…

Don tasks Nigerian graduates on job creation

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    Graduates of Nigerian institutions have been advised to embrace entrepreneurship and strive towards creating jobs rather than being job seekers. Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial…

Group seeks reinstatement of suspended OAU student activists

By Funmi Falobi  / Senior Reporter, Lagos    A group, Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR), Osun State Chapter, has called on the Prof. ‘Tale Omole-led administration at the Obafemi…

NAPPS to begin joint exams for private schools

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) plans to begin unified exams for students of private schools in Lagos. President of the association,…

Moving health insurance forward through synergy

Moving health insurance forward through synergy

By Hassan Zagggi, Abuja   No doubt, Out-Of-Pocket Spending (OOPS) has severe consequences for health care access and utilisation. But unfortunately, OOPS is the major payment strategy for healthcare in Nigeria.…

How Security Guard robbed employer

How Security Guard robbed employer

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   Experts have advised that employers of domestic workers should properly vet their- would be employee before engaging them as so many of them are…

Elections: Factors that could spark violence

Elections: Factors that could spark violence

By Chukwudi Nweje Acting Features Editor Despite the perceived flaws in the distribution of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), research shows that as much…

Eulogies for Monsignor Omesa at 40th ordination anniversary

Eulogies for Monsignor Omesa at 40th ordination anniversary

By William Igenegbai Production Editor, Lagos The growing town of Uralokhor in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State was agog on December 2014, for Rev Monsignor Joseph Perkins…

Okorocha does not believe in rule of law –Adikwure

Okorocha does not believe in rule of law –Adikwure

Dennis Adikwure was head of publicity, Rochas Okorocha Presidential Campaign Organisation in 2003. He featured prominently in the 2011 election that produced the incumbent Imo State governor. In this interview…

Jite Peters wants to conquer Africa

Jite Peters wants to conquer Africa

Jite Peters may not be from Mushin, she may not be aiming for Mo’Hits, but she is definitely aiming for fame. From her homestead of Sapele in Delta State, South,…

Endometriosis Support Group celebrates decade of advocacy

Endometriosis Support Group celebrates decade of advocacy

By Sam Anokam,  Assistant Editor The Endometriosis Support Group, Nigeria (ESGN), last week Thursday held a breakfast celebration of a decade of its support and advocacy. Held at the Eko…

How police nabbed gun runners, kidnappers syndicate

How police nabbed gun runners, kidnappers syndicate

By Emmanuel Edom  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   For operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State Police Command last week was quite hectic, since they had to…

Debates as tool for voters’ education

Debates as tool for voters’ education

The Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG), a coalition of broadcast organisations, civil society organisations and professional groups that are committed to the entrenchment of an enduring democratic culture in Nigeria…

Education, least thoughts of Chibok girls now –Don

Education, least thoughts  of Chibok girls now –Don

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Days to next month’s first anniversary of the abduction of over 200 female students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, Professor of Counselling…

CBT exam exposes poor computer education in schools

CBT exam exposes poor computer education in schools

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) continues to grapple with challenge of logistics and technology in the computer Based Test (CBT), the…

Students groan as logistics, technology mar CBT exam

Students groan as logistics, technology mar CBT exam

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    As the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) kicked off the maiden all Computer Based Test (CBT) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Tuesday March…

Diamond Bank donates ICT centre to Covenant varsity

Diamond Bank donates ICT centre to Covenant varsity

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    Diamond Bank, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has donated a state-of-the-art ICT centre to Covenant University. Speaking at the commissioning of…

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