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UNILAG college of medicine provost gets second term

UNILAG college of medicine  provost gets second term

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos has renewed the appointment of Professor Folasade Ogunsola as Provost of the College of Medicine for a second term of two years…

Elections: Nigerians doubt ability of FG, INEC to protect NYSC members

Elections: Nigerians doubt ability of FG, INEC to protect NYSC members

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   The aftermath of the post election violence of the April 2011 Presidential election, still remains fresh in the minds of many Nigerians, as 10…

Success story of Ebola fight: The UNILAG, LUTH connections

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   As Nigeria heaves a collective sigh of relief in 2014 after being declared free of Ebola, unknown to many, the success story of the…

Ekiti State varsity unveils five year strategic document

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Management of the Ekiti State University (EKSU) has unveiled a 5-year Strategic Plan Document that will guide the development and activities at the institution.…

Professor Alkali to deliver NOUN’s 4th convocation lecture

Special Adviser to the President on Political Affairs, Professor Rufai Ahmed Alkali is to deliver the 4th convocation lecture of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). A statement signed…

FG to regulate fees charged by federal tertiary institutions

By Innocent Oweh,  Correspondent, Abuja   In a deliberate effort to reduce unrest that greets indiscriminate increase in fees paid by students, the Federal Government has announced fresh plans to…

Educationist tasks govt on effective monitoring of schools

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Supervising ministries in the education sector in the country have been called upon to ensure proper monitoring and supervision of schools across the country…

Insurgency: Okebukola task NERDC on jihadist tendencies

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Peter Okebukola has called on the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to…

Group condemns Lagos State’s N10, 000 levy on JSS admission test

A group, Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has described as outrageous the recently publicised decision by the Lagos State Government to impose a N10,000 levy on parents and guardians as conditions…

UNILAG strengthens direct admission with JUPEB

UNILAG strengthens direct admission with JUPEB

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   Authority of the University of Lagos has announced the establishment of an examination similar to the London GCE and Cambridge A’ Level examinations as…

Contentious issues that will shape education sector in 2015

Contentious issues that will shape education sector in 2015

No doubt, 2015 is a decisive year for Nigeria when the citizens will be on the march again to elect leaders for the country. So it is for the education…

TETFund disburses N23.8 billion in 12 years on library, e-resources

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Authority of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has disclosed that it had allocated from 2001 to 2013 a total sum of N23.842 billion…

NUT tasks FG on technology- focused curriculum

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   National President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrade Michael Olukoya has called of the Federal and the state Governments to ensure that…

Desist from further encroachment of our land, UNILAG warns FCE (T) Akoka

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has warned that it would no longer tolerate authority of the Federal College of Education, Technical,…

Stakeholders counsel parents on talents in children

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   Parents, guardians, government and other stakeholders in the education sector have been tasked on the need to identify and encourage their children and wards…

Educationist urges FG, states against cut-back in education budget

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   Federal and the state governments have been called upon to increase funding for the education sector. An educationist and the Director of Petraville Education…

Lagos building e-based learning outfit– Oladunjoye

Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye has disclosed that the state government is building an ultra modern e-based learning outfit that will incorporate e-instructional television, e-classroom and e-drama…

2014: Stakeholders score education sector below average

2014: Stakeholders score education sector below average

  By Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   As today marks the last day of year 2014, stakeholders in the education sector have rated the sector below average, saying education had…

Panic grips students, universities over NUC’s impending sanctions

Stories by Oyeniran Apata Correspondent, Lagos   Following a possible clampdown and suspension of operating licenses of universities that failed to meet up to standards set by the regulatory authority,…

2014: Deprivation, agonies of the Nigerian child to basic education

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  Reporter, Lagos   If anything else the Nigerian child in the outgoing year 2014 suffered the most as it became object of attacks and neglect at the…

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