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191 days after, hope dims on Chibok girls

191 days after, hope dims on Chibok girls

By Oyeniran Apata with agency report   The breach of ceasefire agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the leadership of the Boko Haram sect in less than 24…

FG must meet ASUP, COEASU demands to prevent another strike

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   A rights group, Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has advised the Federal Government to immediately meet and begin implementation of all outstanding demands of the…

Entries begin for 2014 UBA Foundation National Essay Competition

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   Opportunities are now open to students in the senior secondary schools category across the country as entries for the 2014 UBA Foundation National Essay…

Group rejects Lagos Court ruling on Hijab ban in public schools

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   A group, the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Lagos State Area Unit has frowned at the judgment delivered by Justice Modupe Onyeabor of…

School principal assures on quality vocational studies education

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  /  Reporter, Lagos   Principal, Babcock Academy, Mrs. Bola Adebowojo has affirmed that as an Adventist school with an education system that is holistic in nature, more…

50 UK institutions stage education fair in Lagos

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   The British Council has announced the participation of about 50 institutions from the United Kingdom (UK) that will take part in the 2014 exhibition…

Lagos laments poor turnout at placement test, re-sit

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase - Reporter, Lagos   Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Mrs. Gbolahan Daodu has expressed disappointment over the low turnout of pupils expected to…

‘Hope of industrialization rests on Nigerian youths’

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   An entrepreneurial researcher at the University of Salford, Manchester, Bello Moshood has stated over the weekend in Lagos that the vision of Nigeria’s quest…

Lagos urges students to imbibe hand washing culture

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye has charged students in the state to imbibe the culture of frequent hand washing with soap…

Neglect, lack of incentives responsible for low teachers’ morale – Okonta

Neglect, lack of incentives responsible for low teachers’ morale – Okonta

For quite some weeks now, Unity Schools in the country as well as official activities at the Federal Ministry of Education have remained grounded; following the non-payment of promotion arrears…

FEGOCOOKOSA to hold seminar on education sector

By Anthonia Soyingbe  / Snr. Reporter, Lagos   Members of Federal Government College, Okigwe, Old Students’ Association (FEGOCOOKOSA) is concluding arrangements to bring eminent Nigerians together to brainstorm on the way…

Students donate water borehole to Lagos community

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The graduating Stream 25 of the Poise Graduate Finishing Academy (PGFA), Ilupeju, Lagos has donated a manually operated bore-hole locally called ‘Jagamu’ to Orile-Bariga,…

Adu emerges NIAS president

A former Vice -Chancellor of the Federal University of Abeokuta (FUNAAB) and the current Pro-Chancellor of McPherson University, Ogun State, Professor Israel Adu, has been elected as the President of…

Neglect, lack of incentives responsible for low teachers’ morale – Okonta

perspective to be able to embrace all the innovations in the system. There is need to put the needed manpower in place for effective implementation. Another issue is quality assurance…

Retired teachers smile home with N2.24 million cash, gifts

 By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Times have changed as the popular saying that ‘Teachers’ reward is in heaven’ is gradually becoming a thing of the past as teachers are…

Educationist wants 20% of national honours award reserve for teachers

By Oyeniran Apata /  Correspondent, Lagos   An educationist and Associate Professor of Science Education, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Ayodele Ogunleye has called on the Federal Government to consider…

School administrator calls for overhaul of the education sector

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   An educationist and the Executive Director of Corona Schools Trust Council, Mrs. Olufunto Edun has lamented the continuous neglect of education by all tiers…

NOUN VC challenges academia on Nigeria’s problems

Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Ado Tenebe has challenged the academia on the need to rise up and provide solutions to the various challenges facing the country.…

Stay away from campuses, deans caution politicians

The Committee of Deans of Student Affairs in Nigerian Universities (CODESANU) has called on politicians not to extend political campaigns to university campuses. CODESANU warned authorities of universities nationwide not…

key characteristics for a world-class university revealed

Times Higher Education has unveiled the key characteristics of a globally recognised top 200 university. The quest to create “world-class” universities has become something of a global obsession in the…

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