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Vice Chancellor tasks Buhari on positive change

Vice Chancellor tasks Buhari on positive change

By Oyeniran Apata ,  Lagos    As Nigerians look forward to the assumption of office of the President elect, Rtd. General Muhammadu Buhari, Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos…

University system must serve as catalyst for economic revival –UNILAG VC

University system must serve as catalyst  for economic revival –UNILAG VC

By Oyeniran Apata, Lagos   Vice chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Rahaman Bello has called on managers of the nation’s university system to serve as catalyst towards repositioning of the…

Participants relive gains of ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ programmes

Participants relive gains of ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ programmes

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, Lagos     Every April 23 is the International Girls in ICT Day, a day set aside worldwide where girls can assess the impact of ICT on their…

Senate seeks legal status for Army Institute

Senate seeks legal status for Army Institute

By Ignatius Okorocha, Abuja   The status of the 13 years old Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies (NAITES) may witness a new dawn as the Senate recently sought…

LASPOTECH staff unions dare Lagos State on appointment of rector

LASPOTECH staff unions dare Lagos State on appointment  of rector

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, Lagos    Staff unions at the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) have vowed to resist attempts by the state government to appoint a new rector for the institution outside…

COEWA to conduct exams online soon

COEWA to conduct exams online soon

By Sam Akador, Sapele    Authority of the College of Education, Warri (COEWA) has announced its readiness to commence the conduct of examination for students at the college through the Computer…

No plan to stop school feeding programme in Osun –Gov

No plan to stop school feeding programme in Osun –Gov

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, Lagos    Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has affirmed that there is no plan to stop the free schools’ feeding programme popularly refers to as O’MEALS in…

Include nutritional education in school curriculum, govt told

Include nutritional education in school curriculum, govt told

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, Lagos    A professor of nutritional education in the school of Agriculture and Industrial Technology, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun state, Professor Yetunde Makinde, has called on government to…

Igbobi College rolls out carpet, showcases facilities

Igbobi College rolls out carpet, showcases facilities

By Ejikeme Omenazu, Lagos   Friday April 24 was a memorable day for students, teachers and management of Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos. On that day, authorities of the 83-year-old mission school…

Fayose promises EKSU new governing council

Fayose promises EKSU new governing council

Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has assured the management of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) of his administration’s eagerness to constitute a new Governing Council for the institution.…

Education must address challenges of development – OSUSTECH VC

Education must address challenges  of development – OSUSTECH VC

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase , Lagos    Vice Chancellor, Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) Okitipupa, Professor Tolu Odugbemi has appealed to the President-elect, General Muhammad Buhari to revamp the…

NUT, others task FG to intensify rescue effort

NUT, others task FG to intensify rescue effort

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase –  Reporter, Lagos    Stakeholders in the education sector have tasked government to intensify efforts to rescue the Chibok girls back alive from their captures since over…

Fashola unhappy over poor recognition of polytechnic education

Fashola unhappy over poor recognition of polytechnic education

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase - Reporter, Lagos    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has lamented the relegation of technical and polytechnic education to the background in the Nigerian education landscape for…

Ondo approves graduate teachers for primary schools

Ondo approves graduate teachers for primary schools

Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko has approved the creation of graduate teachers’ cadre and elongation of their career from grade level 14 to grade level 16. In a statement…

WAEC identifies poor teacher-made-tests, others for candidates’ failure

WAEC identifies poor teacher-made-tests, others for candidates’ failure

By Innocent Oweh –  Correspondent, Abuja   Authorities at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) have blamed poor performance of candidates who sit for the two diets of examination offered…

Polytechnics must produce world-class technologists for industries

Polytechnics must produce world-class technologists for industries

Dr. Idongesit Udom is the founder and proprietor of Sure Foundation Polytechnic, Ukanafun Local Government area of Akwa Ibom State. Counting on his wealth of experience both locally and internationally,…

Japan, UBEC sign $8.5m pact on education development

Japan, UBEC sign $8.5m pact on education development

By Innocent Oweh –  Correspondent, Abuja   The Japanese government and Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) have signed a pact for the construction of 30 primary school blocks in Oyo…

Convocation: AAU to graduate 8,167

Convocation: AAU  to graduate 8,167

By Jude Ehebha –  Special Correspondent, Ekpoma   The Ambrose Alli University, (AAU) Ekpoma-Edo State has commenced convocation activities leading to the graduation of a total number of 8,167 students…

Winners emerge at Ojodu LCDA spelling bee competition

Winners emerge at Ojodu LCDA spelling bee competition

By Funmi Falobi  -  Lagos   Winners have emerged at the just concluded spelling bee competition organised for pupils and students in Ojodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA). In the…

Quality assurance necessary for standard –Don

Quality assurance necessary  for standard –Don

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase –  Reporter, Lagos   A university don and the Director, Centre for Innovation, Strategy in Learning and Technology (CISLT), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Dr. Olusegun…

Bank partners firms to boost education

Bank partners firms to boost education

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   Sterling Bank Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with some firms in the education sector to digitalise and simplify learning process at…

NOUN, YMCA warn Nigerians on new threat to food safety

NOUN, YMCA warn Nigerians on new threat to food safety

By Oyeniran Apata \ Correspondent, Lagos   National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in partnership with the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) has cautioned Nigerians about new threats to food safety…

PTA tackles UNIUYO staff school management over illegal fee

PTA tackles UNIUYO staff school management over illegal fee

By Idongesit Ashameri - Correspondent, Uyo The Parent-Teacher Association, University of Uyo Staff School has described as selfish, ill-motivated and misleading, an illegal levy of N10, 000 placed on parents by…

365 days: Emotions as Nigerians speak on Chibok girls, others

365 days: Emotions as Nigerians speak on Chibok girls, others

Will Nigeria’s abducted schoolgirls ever be found? This is the question on the lips of many Nigerians as they appeal to government to actualise hopes raised in the last 12…

Anxiety mounts over quality of candidates for 2015 WASSCE

Anxiety mounts over quality  of candidates for 2015 WASSCE

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos   There been rising concern over the likely negative effects political developments and recent outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease holidays may likely have…

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