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Protest trails Lagos school admission policy

Protest trails Lagos school admission policy

•Group fears it may worsen Nigeria’s literacy level •As parents lament confusion over LASSRA registration, tax clearance By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   The insistence by the Lagos state government…

Rotary organises quiz to commemorate Polio Day

By Funmi Falobi Snr Reporter, Lagos   Rotary Club of Omole-Golden has organised a quiz competition for junior secondary schools as part of activities to mark this year’s World Polio…

Stakeholder wants strict regulations on private pre-schools

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos   Governments at all levels have been advised to put in place regulations to regulate management and ownership of private pre-schools. Emeritus Professor, Professor Pai…

Teachers may down tools over LG autonomy

By Innocent Oweh Correspondent, Abuja   There are strong indications that the labour sector might be thrown into crisis again following the approval of autonomy for local government by the…

Firm, foundation support teachers with computer education, laptops

By Oyeniran Apata  -  Correspondent, Lagos  A non-government organization, LUCINMA Women Development Centre, Akoka, Lagos in collaboration with Zenith Bank Plc, over the weekend, presented laptop computers to graduates of…

FUNAAB Students’ Union leader assumes office, promises colleagues good time

The President-elect of the FUNAAB Student Union, Comrade Olajumoke Olawale, who assumed office recently, has promised to better the lots of his colleagues. According to him, “People thought I won…

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…

Schools get soaps to boost personal hygiene

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase / Reporter, Lagos As Nigeria joined other countries of the world to commemorate the Global Hand Washing Day (GHWD), a consumer goods manufacturing company, Procter and Gamble (P&G)…

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…

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