Pupils in the World Book Capital Model Primary School ICT Laboratory.

Discipline Has Eluded Nigerian Public Schools’ Says Ex-Commandant

By Innocent Oweh  –  Abuja   A former Commandant of the Command Secondary School, Kaduna, Col. Eddy Vincent (rtd) has decried the growing level of indiscipline in public schools across the country. Col. Vincent, who retired from military service in 1995 as Commandant of Command Secondary School Kaduna, attributed what he called the degenerating discipline in […]

Emfield Counsels Parents On Qualitative Education

By Philip Oladunjoye –  Lagos   Parents and guardians have been advised to always enrol their children and wards only in schools where qualitative teaching is guaranteed. Other qualifications for standard according to stakeholders are: presence of qualified staff employed to meet the basic standards required to impart adequate knowledge of the pupils, the existence […]

Participants Laud UN Global Forum for Sustaining Development in Education

Over 400 participants from higher education institutions, business, government, and civil society who gathered at the 2015 Global Forum (a UN initiative) Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), in New York have commended the on-going work of the PRME community.  The forum, which was designed to carve a path for management education and business, also […]

30 Varsities Benefit In ExxonMobil’s Advanced Geology Course

By Oyeniran Apata –  Lagos    Geology lecturers from 30 Nigerian universities were recently exposed to the latest advancements in Sequence Stratigraphy, a key aspect of Geology during a week-long course organised by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Africa Region and sponsored by ExxonMobil in Lagos. The course titled “Sequence Stratigraphy- Concepts, Principles and […]

School Owner Lauds Parents’ Efforts In Quality Child Education

By Ejikeme Omenazu  –  LAgos THE Proprietor of Victory Group of Schools, Christian Olaniyan, has commended efforts of parents and guardians in giving their children qualitative education. Olaninyan, who was speaking during the 40th anniversary, 14th graduation and prize giving, and award ceremony of Victory Home School, Ikeja, stressed that Nigerian parents put in their […]

NOUN Denies Corruption, Irregular Tuition Allegations

By Oyeniran Apata  –  Lagos   Authority of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has denied corruption and irregular tuition allegations against the management of the online university. Describing the allegation as spurious and unfounded, the Director, Media and Information, Dr. Ronke Ogunmakin, said that much as the institution would not want to join […]

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Ogun Napps Sharpens Teachers’ Skill

By Yemi Adebisi  – Lagos   In a bid to improve the quality of education in the country, the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Obafemi Owode Zone, Ogun State, organised a one-day seminar for teachers in private schools recently titled, “Nationwide Capacity Building Exercise for Private Teachers”. Held at Transformation International Schools, Mowe, […]

Proper Funding Of Medical Education Will Curb Health Tourism – Arogundade

By Oyeniran Apata  –   Lagos   The President of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Prof. Rasheed Arogundade has advised President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to accord funding priority to the medical colleges across the nation. This he argued would address the challenge of frequent visits to foreign nations for medical attention by wealthy Nigerians. […]

JAMB Makes U-turn, Insists On Re-distribution Of Candidates

By Oyeniran Apata  –  LAgos    In what has been tagged as a reversal, authority of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Tuesday, modified its controversial admission policy, which would have barred many candidates from writing the post-Unifying Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) tests in institutions of their choice. As the news of the […]

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Winners Emerge In ELTAN’s Maiden Quiz, Speech Challenge

The excellent performances put up by secondary pupils from government owned school in Lagos State at the just concluded maiden edition of the quiz and impromptu speech competition organised by the English Language Teachers Association of Nigeria (ELTAN), Lagos State chapter. At the keenly contested competition witnessed by senior teachers and members of the association […]

Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ibadan, Professor Olatunde Fawole and Principal Executive Officer TETFund  Corporate

Impact Of TETFund’s Intervention In The Rating Of Nigeria’s Tertiary Institutions

By Innocent Oweh,  Abuja   When in 1993, the Federal Government conceived the idea of establishing the Education Trust Fund (ETF) through the Education Tax Decree, No 7 of 1993 which later metamorphosed into the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), not many people saw any prospect in the organisation’s ability to deliver on its mandate. […]

Lemo Advocates Strong Academic Performance, Extra-Curricular Activities For Children

By Oyeniran Apata,  Lagos   The Chairman, Board of Governors of Lead Forte Gate Schools, Ogudu, Lagos, Rev. Tunde Lemo, has emphasized the need for strong academic performance and involvement of children in extracurricular activities to guarantee all round education. Speaking at the 14th graduation ceremony, which held over the weekend on the school premises, he […]

Shortage Of English Language, Mathematics Teachers Worry Kastina State Government

By Innocent Oweh  –   Abuja    Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari has expressed worries over dearth in English and Mathematics teachers in the state.  The governor lamented that a few number of the teachers who are holders of the National Certificate in Education (NCE) are equally incompetent and poorly prepared to effectively take students in […]