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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

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

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

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

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…

CBT exam exposes poor computer education in schools

CBT exam exposes poor computer education in schools

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   As the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) continues to grapple with challenge of logistics and technology in the computer Based Test (CBT), the…

Students groan as logistics, technology mar CBT exam

Students groan as logistics, technology mar CBT exam

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    As the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) kicked off the maiden all Computer Based Test (CBT) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Tuesday March…

Diamond Bank donates ICT centre to Covenant varsity

Diamond Bank donates ICT centre to Covenant varsity

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    Diamond Bank, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has donated a state-of-the-art ICT centre to Covenant University. Speaking at the commissioning of…

Stop prosecution of arrested LASU students, SUG tells Fashola

Stop prosecution of arrested LASU students, SUG tells Fashola

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos    Newly elected executives of the Lagos State University (LASU) Student Union Government (SUG) has called on the government to discontinue the prosecution of eight…

Lagos tasks quality assurance officers on developments in education

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos   Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye has urged Quality Assurance (QA) officers in the state to be part of the revolution in…

Teaching: Stakeholder insists on first degree in education

Teaching: Stakeholder insists  on first degree in education

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The announcement by Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau that the Federal Government plans to make first degree minimum qualification for teaching in the country, up…

As NYSC seeks funds to empower corps members

As NYSC  seeks funds to empower corps members

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   As the Nigerian nation continues to seek practical solutions to the challenge of youth unemployment across the country, one programme whose scope and scale…

Foundation donates toilet, bathrooms to school

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   In order to make living more meaningful for students resident in a hostel, a non government organisation, Apple Life Foundation (ALF), Lagos has donated…

Lagos public schools to get N4m maintenance allowance

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Lagos State Governor, Babtunde Fashola, has affirmed that henceforth, every public school in the state will receive N4 million each annually for maintenance. He…

Canaan House wins M.D School’s inter house sports competition

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   It was a rare display of outstanding performance at the 11th Bi-Ennial Inter-House sports competition of the M.D. School, Lagos as the various houses…

12th Mike Okonkwo national essay competition kicks off

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Organisers of the yearly Mike Okonkwo national essay competition have announced its opening, calling on secondary schools students across the country to put their…

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…

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