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Education: As it was in the past, not so today

Education: As it was in the past, not so today

By Oyeniran Apata  and  Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase, Lagos.   In the beginning The constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) emphasizes the importance and linkage of education to the development…

Obasanjo secures admission for MA/PhD

•Says NOUN graduates deserve enlistment in NYSC, Law School   By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, in Lagos on Tuesday, returned to school for his…

Ota Rotary President to build toilets in school

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos    The newly installed President of the rotary Club, District 9110, Nigeria, Rotarian Alaba Olalekan has pledged to construct a block of four toilets facility…

Group advocates regular training for early childhood teachers

National President of the Association for Childhood Education Practitioners Nigeria (ACEP), Olaitan Oshodi has called on state governments in the country to make training and retraining of teachers, especially in…

Hijab ban: Anxiety mounts as court fixes Oct 10 for judgment

Anxiety has continued to mount as the case on whether or not the use of Hijab (Muslim head-scarf) should be allowed by female Muslim students as the court fixes October…

Niger to introduce new scholarship policy

Chinwendu Nnadozie,/ Snr. Correspondent, Minna   Niger state government has introduced a new policy for the award of scholarships to students in institutions of higher learning within and outside Nigeria, this…

Don says childhood counseling will curb youthful exuberance

A professor of Counselling Psychology has called for the institution and further strengthening of counseling services in the educational system beginning from primary schools as way of addressing problems associated…

Government’s insincerity responsible for private participation in education – Kudaisi

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase  / Reporter, Lagos   An educationist and school administrator, Dr. Peter Kudaisi has affirmed that insincerity on the part government is responsible for the incursion of private sector…

Elites responsible for poor education standard – Hassan-Soweto

Taiwo Hassan-Soweto is the National Coordinator of the Education Rights Campaign (ERC). In this interview with REPORTER, SEYI TAIWO-OGUNTUASE, he spoke on the Nigeria’s education system since independence and other…

UN HABITAT report blames poor urban mobility on wrong strategies

By Oyeniran Apata / Correspondent, Lagos   The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) report has blamed transportation challenges in urban cities on poor strategies that have resulted in chaos, poor…

NANS cautions students against political violence

By Innocent Oweh / Correspondent, Abuja   Newly elected leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has appealed to students in tertiary institutions across the country not to allow…

We’ve invested in TVET for specific competences – EU

We’ve invested in TVET for specific competences – EU

The European Union Ambassador and Head of Delegation to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and to the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS), Arrion, visited Lagos recently to meet with…

Rivers sensitise teachers, school owners on Ebola

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos The Rivers State Government has organised a one day training and sensitisation programme on the Ebola Virus Disease, (EVD), for teachers, school administrators in public…

Committee on Education commends FUNAAB reports

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos Federal legislators and members of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Education have passed a vote of confidence on the management of the Federal University…

TETFund allocates N135b intervention grants to varsities, poly

By Innocent Oweh, Correspondent, Abuja Federal Government, through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has disbursed a total sum of N135 billion as part of its 2014 intervention funds to…

Ebola: Between public interest, gains of school owners

Ebola: Between public interest, gains of school owners

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos On Monday, September 22, the gates and doors of schools across the country will be thrown open being the official date of resumption as a…

Don blames teachers for poor use of English

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos A Professor of English Language, in the department of English, University of Lagos (UNILAG); Professor Akachi Ezeigbo has decried the poor usage of standard of…

Clark laments governments’ neglect of history subject

By Oyeniran Apata  Correspondent, Lagos  University of Lagos (UNILAG) don, Professor John Pepper Clark has lamented the role played by successive governments in Nigeria that led to down grading of…

4m nomadic children lack access to education – NCNE

•Says illiteracy responsible for crisis in NigeriaBy Innocent Oweh, Correspondent, Abuja   Executive Secretary of National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNA), Rashid Aderinoye has revealed that about 4million school-age children…

FG, MOE reversal of resumption date an error – Labaika

FG, MOE reversal of resumption date an error – Labaika

The recent reversal of the Ebola Virus Disease holiday by two weeks by the Federal Government and the Ministry of Education has continued to generate reactions from stakeholders. In this…

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