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NIS and challenges of e-passport reform

NIS and challenges of e-passport reform

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   It is said that the only thing constant in life is change.  However, even as change is a certainty, often times, many are not…

Towards restoring peace in Northern Nigeria through women

Towards restoring peace in Northern Nigeria through women

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja Recently, United Nations (UN) hosted journalists from four States of Adamawa, Gombe, Plateau, Kaduna  and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja at an interactive session to brainstorm…

When EVD scare stole glamour of Osun Osogbo festival

By Gbenga Faturoti, Correspondent, Osogbo The 2014 edition of annual Osun Osogbo Cultural Festival was celebrated without much patronage either by local, national and foreign tourists. The usual fanfare and pageantry…

Inter-state car snatchers in police net

Inter-state car snatchers in police net

By Andrew Utulu /  Correspondent, Lagos   Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of Ogun State Police Command have smashed a gang of armed robbers, which snatches vehicles from Ondo…

Nigerian Police exploits in crime fighting

Nigerian Police exploits in crime fighting

By Andrew Utulu  - Correspondent, Lagos The  activities of some bad eggs in the Nigeria Police Force over the years have not only pushed many members of the public to a…

How poor funding hinders Police operation

By Emmanuel Udom  /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos    What happens to the funds allocated annually to the Nigeria Police Force? This is the big question agitating the minds of security…

EKO Project: Raising standard of public schools in Lagos

EKO Project: Raising standard of public schools in Lagos

By Ekene Okoro  -  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   When the Lagos State Government initiated the Lagos Eko Secondary Education Project in 2010, its objective was clear. The learning environment of…

Akeusola canvass use of indigenous languages for national unity

•Unhappy over distortions of Yoruba language By Oyeniran Apata /  Correspondent, Lagos. Provost of Michael Otedola College of Education (MOCPED), Epe, Professor Olu Akeusola has made a strong case for…

Firm boosts undergraduates interest in journalism

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  /  Reporter, Lagos    No fewer than 100 undergraduates from different tertiary institutions in the country have benefitted in the August edition of the biannual campus life…

Group berates Amosun over closure of OOU

A rights group, Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has condemned the forced closure of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, adding that the approach was undemocratic. National…

EAU confers honorary Doctorate degree on Umekwe

The European America University in the Dominican through its Africa Operations Office in Lagos has conferred a honourary Doctorate degree on an insurance expert, Odinakachi Umekwe in recognition of his…

Tertiary institutions fail to access N67b TETFund grant – Bogoro

Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro has lamented part of the major challenges confronting the agency was the inability of some tertiary institutions across…

Shekarau indicts highly placed Nigerians for indiscipline

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja   Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau has bemoaned what he termed as gross indiscipline among some educated elites in the society, saying “education ought to…

Tuition Crises: OAU students turn down reduction, as Ogun sends OOU students’ home

The last may not have been heard of the tuition fee crises that had been the subject of protests at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ife, and Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU),…

Sustaining ICT education for 21st century educators, students

By Oyeniran Apata  -  Correspondent, Lagos…

Why foreign students don’t patronise Nigerian schools – Expert

Foremost cultural icon and seasoned lecturer, Professor Effiong Johnson has identified reasons why foreign students have shunned Nigerian schools, saying these deficiencies should be fixed for the country to move…

ICAN trains members for improved performance

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  -  Reporter, Lagos   Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has reiterated its commitment to the development and training of its members for optimum performance. ICAN…

UBEC indicts states for low basic education performance

• Blames WASSCE results on poor quality of teachers By Innocent Oweh  -  Correspondent, Abuja   Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dikko Suleiman has blamed state…

Lagos trains teacher-librarians on reading culture

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  -  Reporter, Lagos   In order to improve the reading culture among Nigerian pupils and students, Lagos state government has organized a three day training programme for…

Election successes: NYSC unhappy with INEC

By Oyeniran Apata   –  Correspondent, Lagos Authorities of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have expressed unhappiness over Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) refusal to give credit to the…

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