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167 blind students, others benefit from MTN Foundation scholarship

167 blind students, others benefit from MTN Foundation scholarship

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   167 blind undergraduate students were among over 1,000 other students that benefited from a scholarship by the MTN Foundation to pursue various courses in…

UNILAG alumni honours Registrar, Bursar, SSANU Chairman, others

UNILAG alumni honours Registrar, Bursar, SSANU Chairman, others

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The University of Lagos Alumni Association, Lagos State Branch, has honoured some Principal Officers, management staff and Heads of various departments among other distinguished…

Oladunjoye calls for teaching of cultural values in child upbringing

Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye has enjoined parents and guardians to establish and moderate the life styles of their children and wards with cultural values for preservation.…

Faith based university students most guilty of illicit drug use

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Coordinator of a Christian non government Organisation, called Christ Against Drug Abuse (CADAM), Dr. Dokun Adedeji has described students of faith based universities as…

Tackling the culture of illicit drug use in Nigerian universities

Tackling the culture of illicit drug use in Nigerian universities

By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   ParentS and guests present at the Bells University Parents Forum (BUPF) was held spellbound as they were told by experts in drug related issues…

FG may review JAMB admission policy

FG may review JAMB admission policy

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja   There are indications that the Federal Government may liberalize the process of admissions into tertiary institutions which is solely conducted by the Joint Admissions…

Anxiety mounts, as LG autonomy threatens basic education sector

Anxiety mounts, as LG autonomy threatens basic education sector

One common feature of the academic calendar that has continued to rubbish the education system in the country is that strikes in the sector have become a common attribute the…

Lagos warns schools against non-completion of primary school

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Lagos State government has warned owners of private schools in the state against rushing children into secondary without completion of primary school education up…

Rivers teachers return to classroom over new basic education curriculum

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Rivers State Ministry of Education has commenced the domestication of the new 9-year Revised Basic Education Curriculum (BEC). The State kick-started the implementation of…

EKSU shines at entrepreneurship challenge, as VC warns against fake Facebook account

It was yet another brilliant outing for Team EKSU as they emerged third in the nationwide Annual National Entrepreneurship Competition organised by the National Universities Commission (NUC). Receiving the victorious…

Head teachers back NUT’s proposed strike over LG autonomy

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja   Head Teachers, under the auspices of Association of Primary School Head Teachers of Nigeria (AOPSHON) have vowed to resist attempt to hand over management…

Insecurity: Provost seeks TETFund approval to commit funds to perimeter fencing

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja   Worried by the prevailing security constraints in the country, Provost of Federal College of Education, Katsina, Prof. Audu Wasagu has appealed to Tertiary Education…

FUNAI don develops new corrosion management methods for oil industry

A researcher and associate Professor of Petroleum Microbiology and Micro-Biotechnology from the Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State, Dr.Chuma Okoro, has developed a cost effective method of managing souring…

Embrace digital age or face irrelevance

Universities risk becoming irrelevant and irresponsible if they don’t equip staff to deal with the digital age, said Martin Bean, vice-chancellor of the Open University, in the 2014 Sir John…

Foundation rewards teachers for quality service

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Outstanding professionals in the teaching profession in Oshodi Local Government area of Lagos state have been rewarded for their exceptional performances by Hopegate Education…

University of Liverpool launches new online Masters programmes in IT

In order to help meet the expanding global demand of professionals who can effectively manage the growth of online business, big data and information security concerns, the University of Liverpool …

Children must learn about the past to shape their future

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Proprietor of Vicky’s Nursery and Primary School, Jebba, Ebute-Meta, Lagos, Mr. Babatune Ikuomola has emphasised on the need to allow children learn about past…

Contending with land constraints, challenges of federal institutions in Lagos

Contending with land constraints,  challenges of federal institutions in Lagos

By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   Impact assessment visits by government agencies and officials saddled with the responsibilities of managing the education sector has become a norm especially in the…

50 girls emerge winners in Aiways forward ever contest

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter. Lagos   No fewer than 50 secondary school girls across the country have won for themselves an educational grant worth N100,000 each in the ‘Always Forward…

Role of universities in the fight against corruption

Marcus Tannenberg   Last September, a declaration aimed at mainstreaming ethics and anti-corruption in higher education was endorsed by the 68 member universities of the Compostela Group of Universities and…

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