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First degree benchmark: Stakeholders cautions against pitfalls, poor implementation

First degree benchmark: Stakeholders cautions against pitfalls, poor implementation

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   The Federal Government recently disclosed plans to raise minimum teaching qualification in the country from National Certificate in Education (NCE) to first degree. This,…

LASPOTECH signs deed of gift to IDRDG

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   Rector of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Dr. Abdulazeez Lawal, at the weekend signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on deed of gift to Ikorodu…

21-year old emerges best graduating student at Veritas varsity

By Innocent Oweh Correspondent, Abuja   Agwulonu Assumpta of the Department of Accounting has emerged overall best graduating student at Veritas University, also known as the Catholic University of Nigeria,…

Education not only for money making, but social service – Prof. Ayo

Professor Charles Ayo is the Vice Chancellor of the Covenant University, Canaanland, Ota, Ogun State. In this interview with journalists, he speaks on the aspirations of the management of the…

Education not only for money making, but social service – Prof. Ayo

Education not only for money making, but social service – Prof. Ayo

Professor Charles Ayo is the Vice Chancellor of the Covenant University, Canaanland, Ota, Ogun State. In this interview with journalists, he speaks on the aspirations of the management of the…

Poor govt attention to blame for Polytechnic teachers’ strike

Poor govt attention to blame  for Polytechnic teachers’ strike

President of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics ( ASUP), Dr. Chibuzor Asomugha recently issued a notice that members should today resume the strike suspended last July. Correspondent, Oyeniran Apata…

Adeboye accepts Doctoral award from UNILAG

Adeboye accepts Doctoral award from UNILAG

Vice Chancellor University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Rahamon Bello has announced the conferment of the institution’s honorary doctoral degree of Science on the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church…

Bombings: Kwankwaso deplores 7,000 vigilant men to secure Kano schools

Bombings: Kwankwaso deplores 7,000 vigilant men to secure Kano schools

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja    Owing to insecurity in some northern states of the federation, where public schools have become target of bombings, no fewer than 7,000 young men…

Babcock varsity partners firm on e-learning

Babcock varsity partners firm on e-learning

Babcock University and Edutech Advanced Business Solutions, a private education technology company championing e-learning in Nigeria, have signed an agreement to deploy solutions for some of its programmes.. Speaking at…

Produce food for Nigerians, Jonathan urges agric varsity graduates

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja   Graduates of the University of Agriculture,Makurdi (UAM) have been admonished by President Goodluck Jonathan to maximise the knowledge and skills acquired from the institution…

FG may peg minimum teaching qualification at First Degree

FG may peg minimum teaching qualification at First Degree

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja   As part of measures to raise the bar of education and the teaching profession in the country, plans are afoot by the Federal Government…

School donates to orphanage

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos   As part of measures to extend love to the less privileged and the need for children to show compassion to people around them, Crusaders…

Why military failed to create open varsity – Alkali

Why military failed to create open varsity – Alkali

By Oyeniran Apata - Correspondent, Lagos   Special Assistant to the President on Political Matters, Professor Rufa’I Ahmed Alkali said the Federal Government did not establish an open university while the…

UNIUYO partners Illinois medical school, others

UNIUYO partners Illinois medical school, others

Idongesit Ashameri  / Correspondent, Uyo   In its bid to achieve global and academic excellence, University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with…

NCE education not bad as as second choice –Omoegun

NCE education not bad as as second choice –Omoegun

With the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) approaching, the rush for university education and its limited carrying capacity has always left many candidates on…

Aregbesola tasks varsities on indigenous solutions to societal problems

Aregbesola tasks varsities on indigenous solutions  to societal problems

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, wants Nigerians universities to solve, rather than create additional problems for the country. The governor…

NYSC Lagos coordinator meets stakeholders, seeks cooperation

NYSC Lagos coordinator meets  stakeholders, seeks cooperation

By Oyeniran Apata /  Correspondent, Lagos   Since assuming office, the new Lagos State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Cyril Akhanemhe, he has embarked on a meet-the-people…

Akpabio names Prof. Ibanga A’ Ibom varsity VC

Akpabio names Prof. Ibanga A’ Ibom varsity VC

By Idongesit Ashameri / Correspondent, Uyo   Prof. Eno Ibanga has been appointed Vice Chancellor of the Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin. Speaking during a campaign rally at…

ANCOPPS seeks creation of secondary schools commission

ANCOPPS seeks creation of secondary schools commission

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja   The leadership of the All Nigerian Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPPS) has called on the Federal Government to constitute a separate commission…

Drop in tuition swells LASU students’ enrolment

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  -  Reporter, Lagos   The about 62 per cent increase in the number of students enrolled into various programmes for the 2014/2015 at the Lagos State University…

Banks donate bus, generator to FUNAAB donat

By Segun Adeleye  -  Abeokuta   As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, Zenith Bank Plc, United Bank of Africa Plc and Brightsword Technologies Limited, have donated items…

Winners emerge in JABU national quiz competition

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  -  Reporter, Lagos   Babalola David Oluwasayo, a student of Oritamefa Grammar School, Ibadan, Oyo State, has emerged overall winner of the second edition of the Joseph…

Educationist wants reduction in public holidays for students

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Federal Government has been urged to exempt students preparing for terminal examinations from public holidays as a way of tackling poor performance in public…

FGGC calls for govt assistance over land encroachmen’t

Idongesit Ashameri - Correspondent, Uyo   Management of the Federal Government Girls’ College, Ikot Obio Itong, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, is seeking the assistance of the Federal…

Enterprise competition winners get prizes

Enterprise competition winners get prizes

 By Oyeniran Apata  - Correspondent, Lagos                                          As organisers of the Enterprise…

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