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EKO Project: Raising standard of public schools in Lagos

EKO Project: Raising standard of public schools in Lagos

By Ekene Okoro  -  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   When the Lagos State Government initiated the Lagos Eko Secondary Education Project in 2010, its objective was clear. The learning environment of…

Akeusola canvass use of indigenous languages for national unity

•Unhappy over distortions of Yoruba language By Oyeniran Apata /  Correspondent, Lagos. Provost of Michael Otedola College of Education (MOCPED), Epe, Professor Olu Akeusola has made a strong case for…

Firm boosts undergraduates interest in journalism

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  /  Reporter, Lagos    No fewer than 100 undergraduates from different tertiary institutions in the country have benefitted in the August edition of the biannual campus life…

Group berates Amosun over closure of OOU

A rights group, Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has condemned the forced closure of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, adding that the approach was undemocratic. National…

EAU confers honorary Doctorate degree on Umekwe

The European America University in the Dominican through its Africa Operations Office in Lagos has conferred a honourary Doctorate degree on an insurance expert, Odinakachi Umekwe in recognition of his…

Tertiary institutions fail to access N67b TETFund grant – Bogoro

Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro has lamented part of the major challenges confronting the agency was the inability of some tertiary institutions across…

Shekarau indicts highly placed Nigerians for indiscipline

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja   Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau has bemoaned what he termed as gross indiscipline among some educated elites in the society, saying “education ought to…

Tuition Crises: OAU students turn down reduction, as Ogun sends OOU students’ home

The last may not have been heard of the tuition fee crises that had been the subject of protests at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ife, and Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU),…

Sustaining ICT education for 21st century educators, students

By Oyeniran Apata  -  Correspondent, Lagos…

Why foreign students don’t patronise Nigerian schools – Expert

Foremost cultural icon and seasoned lecturer, Professor Effiong Johnson has identified reasons why foreign students have shunned Nigerian schools, saying these deficiencies should be fixed for the country to move…

UBEC indicts states for low basic education performance

• Blames WASSCE results on poor quality of teachers By Innocent Oweh  -  Correspondent, Abuja   Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dikko Suleiman has blamed state…

ICAN trains members for improved performance

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  -  Reporter, Lagos   Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has reiterated its commitment to the development and training of its members for optimum performance. ICAN…

Lagos trains teacher-librarians on reading culture

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  -  Reporter, Lagos   In order to improve the reading culture among Nigerian pupils and students, Lagos state government has organized a three day training programme for…

Election successes: NYSC unhappy with INEC

By Oyeniran Apata   –  Correspondent, Lagos Authorities of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have expressed unhappiness over Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) refusal to give credit to the…

Firm tasks female students on work life

By Funmi Falobi –  Senior Reporter, Lagos    MultiChoice Nigeria, one of the leading pay-TV providers has tasked female students in tertiary institutions to prepare themselves for hardwork on the…

NUC indicts COREN, NMDC, others over encroachment on accreditation mandate

By Innocent Oweh  -  Correspondent, Abuja   Management of the National Universities Commission (NUC) has alleged that some professional bodies are encroaching on the mandate of the Commission on accreditation…

Stakeholders seek end to mass failure in WASSCE

Stakeholders seek end to mass failure in WASSCE

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  -  Reporter, Lagos   The current mass failure recorded by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) in this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has…

Fashola, motivational speakers inspire corps members on skill acquisition

Fashola, motivational speakers inspire corps members on skill acquisition

By Oyeniran Apata  -  Correspondent, Lagos.   The Lagos State orientation camp of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for the 2014 Batch B corps members, over the weekend, turned…

OOU alumni donates computers to Alma Mater

By Oyeniran Apata  -  Correspondent, Lagos   Ogun State chapter of Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) Alumni Association has donated 12 computers sets to the University. Receiving the donation on behalf…

ERC calls for better funding of teacher training education

The Education Right Campaign (ERC) has called on the Federal and States Government to fund the Colleges of Education as the training ground for teachers in the country. The group…

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