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By Oyeniran Apata  -  Lagos   The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Perry Calderwood has disclosed that there over 9,000 Nigerian students studying in various tertiary institutions in Canada. The Canadian envoy and the Deputy High Commissioner, Marcello Difranco and Second Secretary...

Professor Monday Tommy Joshua recently assumed headship as Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examination Council (NECO). In this interview with...

By Ejikeme Omenazu  -  Lagos   The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Lagos mainland Local Government has concluded a seminar on the Universal Basic Education (UBE) Scheme. Speaking at the event held at the Lagos Mainland Local Government Education Authority, Multi-purpose Hall, Yaba, the Education Secretary, Adetona Bisi Lawrence,...

Oyeniran Apata -  Lagos   A total of 2,300 corps member deployed to Lagos State for the 2015 Batch A Stream-one service year have completed three weeks training programme at the temporary orientation campus in Iyana-Ipaja. The female dominated batch that comprises of 575 males and 1,725 females collected their letters of posting to Primary Place of Assignment to...

By Augustine Adah  -  Lagos   Three secondary schools and five students in Ikorodu Local Government Council Area have emerged winners of Bishop Mike Okonkwo Education Award. The award for the most outstanding secondary school is sponsored by the General Overseer, The Redeemed Evangel Mission (TREM),Bishop Mike Okonkwo and endowed in conjunction with Rhoda Youth...

By Anthonia Soyingbe / Lagos   The European American University-Commonwealth of Dominica, has decorated the Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, (MAN), Joshua Okpo, with the institution’s Honorary Doctor of Science in Engineering and Project Management. The investiture ceremony took place at the Conference Room of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and was witnessed...

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase - Lagos   Secondary school students who made it to the final round of the ‘Spirit of Lagos’ schools contest last week dazzled the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, the panel of judges and the audience who were present with their various presentations. The school which came first in the contest, Government College, Ketu,...

By Oyeniran Apata / Lagos   A resident of Isashi Road in Akute, Mrs. Rachael Olaiya, who withdrew her children from Zumratul Islamiyyay School, Isashi, Akute due to the deplorable condition of the buildings, and learning environment about four years ago has expressed  appreciation to Oando as the school now wears a completely new look. The school before the Oando...

By Oyeniran Apata / Lagos   A Chief Lecturer in Food and agricultural technology at the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Mrs. Idiat Amusu has advocated for the development of the country’s food machinery base through reverse engineering. She said, “The era of relying on the application of reverse engineering for economic development based on experience...

By Oyeniran Apata -  Lagos   As the National Open University of Nigeria  (NOUN) inaugurated Bogoro Community Study Centre in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State, former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon has lauded the institution for keeping to its mandate. This ceremony brought to eight, the total number of such community study centres so far inaugurated...