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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…

Expert insists on personal development for employability

Expert insists on personal development for employability

By Oyeniran Apata - Correspondent, Lagos   To redress the growing rate of unemployment among youths in the country, a recruitment expert has charged young Nigerians to invest in personal development…

NAAT tasks Buhari on resuscitation of teaching equipment in varsities

NAAT tasks Buhari on resuscitation of teaching equipment in varsities

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja    One of the unions within the University system, the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has tasked the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari to place high…

Electrical Engineering dept wins quiz competition

Electrical Engineering dept wins quiz competition

By Adedigba Stephen  -   ND II, Mass communications    The Electrical Engineering Department of the Ibarapa Polytechnic, Oyo State has emerged winner of the final round of the inter-departmental 2014/2015…

2015-2019: Agenda for conscious leap in education sector data

2015-2019: Agenda for conscious leap in education sector data

By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   There is no doubt that education is the foundation of any development in every society, hence its importance to every individual, the society at…

WAEC: Championing agenda for W’African youths

WAEC: Championing  agenda for W’African youths

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   Stakeholders in the educational system have been enjoined to collaborate in the task of nurturing children for leadership roles and nation building, which are…

Ghanaian students win excellence award

Ghanaian students win excellence award

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   Out of the five countries that conduct the West African Examination Council (WAEC) West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), three Ghanaian students have…

Matriculation not guarantee of graduation –Tenebe

Matriculation not guarantee  of graduation –Tenebe

By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   To sustain the existing standard and quality of Open and Distance Learning (ODL), the Vice Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof Vincent…

UNIUYO tasks SON on enforcement of standards

UNIUYO tasks SON on enforcement of standards

By Idongesit Ashameri Correspondent, Uyo   StandardS Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has been enjoined to ensure that locally produced goods meet its set standards before going into the market for…

WAEC appeals to FG on conduct of BECE

WAEC appeals to FG on conduct of BECE

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) Nigeria wants the Federal Government to allow the council conduct the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) or junior WAEC.…

Lagos to boost power supply to schools with solar panels

Lagos to boost power supply  to schools with solar panels

Funmi Falobi  / Senior Reporter, Lagos    Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has assured that primary and secondary schools in the state will enjoy regular and uninterrupted electricity supply. Fashola who…

UNILAG International School rewards excellence

UNILAG International School rewards excellence

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The International School, University of Lagos recently held its annual speech and prize giving day. At the ceremony attended by parents, guardians and family…

JAMB: FG mulls computer based testing as standard exams mode

JAMB: FG mulls computer based  testing as standard exams mode

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja   Following the hitch free conduct of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, coordinated by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in over 300 centres…

Coalition of ex-students’ leaders name Babawale grand patron

Coalition of ex-students’ leaders name Babawale grand patron

By Oyeniran Apata /  Correspondent, Lagos   The Coalition of Ex-Students’ Leaders in Nigeria has inducted the Dean of the Students Affairs Division, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Gabriel Babawale…

Don tasks Nigerian graduates on job creation

Don tasks Nigerian graduates on job creation

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    Graduates of Nigerian institutions have been advised to embrace entrepreneurship and strive towards creating jobs rather than being job seekers. Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial…

Group seeks reinstatement of suspended OAU student activists

Group seeks reinstatement of suspended OAU student activists

By Funmi Falobi  / Senior Reporter, Lagos    A group, Campaign for Democratic and Workers’ Rights (CDWR), Osun State Chapter, has called on the Prof. ‘Tale Omole-led administration at the Obafemi…

NAPPS to begin joint exams for private schools

NAPPS to begin joint exams for private schools

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) plans to begin unified exams for students of private schools in Lagos. President of the association,…

Education, least thoughts of Chibok girls now –Don

Education, least thoughts  of Chibok girls now –Don

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Days to next month’s first anniversary of the abduction of over 200 female students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, Professor of Counselling…

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