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Education: As it was in the past, not so today

Education: As it was in the past, not so today

By Oyeniran Apata  and  Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, Lagos.   In the beginning The constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) emphasizes the importance and linkage of education to the development…

Obasanjo secures admission for MA/PhD

•Says NOUN graduates deserve enlistment in NYSC, Law School   By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, in Lagos on Tuesday, returned to school for his…

Ota Rotary President to build toilets in school

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos    The newly installed President of the rotary Club, District 9110, Nigeria, Rotarian Alaba Olalekan has pledged to construct a block of four toilets facility…

Group advocates regular training for early childhood teachers

National President of the Association for Childhood Education Practitioners Nigeria (ACEP), Olaitan Oshodi has called on state governments in the country to make training and retraining of teachers, especially in…

Hijab ban: Anxiety mounts as court fixes Oct 10 for judgment

Anxiety has continued to mount as the case on whether or not the use of Hijab (Muslim head-scarf) should be allowed by female Muslim students as the court fixes October…

Niger to introduce new scholarship policy

Chinwendu Nnadozie,/ Snr. Correspondent, Minna   Niger state government has introduced a new policy for the award of scholarships to students in institutions of higher learning within and outside Nigeria, this…

Don says childhood counseling will curb youthful exuberance

A professor of Counselling Psychology has called for the institution and further strengthening of counseling services in the educational system beginning from primary schools as way of addressing problems associated…

Government’s insincerity responsible for private participation in education – Kudaisi

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   An educationist and school administrator, Dr. Peter Kudaisi has affirmed that insincerity on the part government is responsible for the incursion of private sector…

Elites responsible for poor education standard – Hassan-Soweto

Taiwo Hassan-Soweto is the National Coordinator of the Education Rights Campaign (ERC). In this interview with REPORTER, SEYI TAIWO-OGUNTUASE, he spoke on the Nigeria’s education system since independence and other…

UN HABITAT report blames poor urban mobility on wrong strategies

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) report has blamed transportation challenges in urban cities on poor strategies that have resulted in chaos, poor…

NANS cautions students against political violence

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja   Newly elected leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has appealed to students in tertiary institutions across the country not to allow…

Nigeria@ 54: Searching for enduring nationhood

Nigeria@ 54: Searching for enduring nationhood

By Joe Nwankwo / Assistant Editor, Abuja   Tomorrow Nigeria will mark her 54th independence anniversary. The day should not just be one of fanfare to celebrate political autonomy but should…

I’m joining politics in anticipation of the impending confrontation – Mokwe

I’m joining politics in anticipation of the impending confrontation – Mokwe

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) family in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State received a boost on August 24 when Chief Bonaventure Mokwe was welcomed into the party.…

Ushering community based Health Insurance Scheme in Akwa Ibom

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, who was in Uyo Recently, the Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State was in joyous mood as they witnessed the launching of the…

CP declares Lagos unsafe for armed robbers

CP declares Lagos unsafe for armed robbers

•Aderanti parades car snatchers By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos.   It, may no longer be easy for men of the underworld who hitherto operate in Lagos State, as the state’s…

Manko intensifies onslaught against criminals in Lagos and Ogun states

Manko intensifies onslaught against criminals in Lagos and Ogun states

By Andrew Utulu   /  Correspondent, Lagos   The Nigeria Police, Zone 2, comprising Lagos and Ogun states, with headquarters at Onikan, Lagos, has commenced a massive war against criminals…

When Lagos Police Command changed guards

When Lagos Police Command changed guards

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   The recent handing over ceremony by former Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP) Umar Manko now Assistant Inspector General of Police in Charge of…

How widow procured arms and ammunition for armed robbers

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos Perhaps, the four-man gang of 30 year-old Ismaila Almoroof, Mufta Abdullahi,29,  Opeyemi Akinyemi 30 and 31 Sarah Emmanuel that operated in Lagos and Ogun State may…

We’ve invested in TVET for specific competences – EU

We’ve invested in TVET for specific competences – EU

The European Union Ambassador and Head of Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS), Arrion, visited Lagos recently to meet with…

Rivers sensitise teachers, school owners on Ebola

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos The Rivers State Government has organised a one day training and sensitisation programme on the Ebola Virus Disease, (EVD), for teachers, school administrators in public…

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