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CBT Fallout: Group Seeks Support for JAMB

1 year ago /

The Africa Arise for Change Network (AACN) has urged Nigerians to show understanding for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) as it faces unique challenges in bringing Nigerian tertiary institutions’ entrance examination to contemporary world standards. Reacting to protests that followed recently conducted Computer Based Test (CBT) by...

Opinion: JAMB: Understanding Ojerinde's Innovative Leadership

1 year ago /

Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow – William Pollard

Fayose suspends 16 teachers in Ekiti for using pupils as farm workers

1 year ago /

Governor, Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has sacked16 teachers at Elo High School, Ayetoro Ekiti, for allegedly using their pstudents as labourers on their farms during school hours. Fayose gave the directive in Ado Ekiti while receiving the report of a team led by the Deputy Governor, Dr Kolapo Olusola, which...

Bauchi Government Declares State Of Emergency In Education

1 year ago /

Governor of Bauchi, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar, has declared a state of emergency on education sector as he is set up a 26 member Task Force Committee to overhaul the entire education sector in the state. A statement signed by the Secretary to the state government, Alhaji Bello Shehu Ilalah, said committee...

Digital Bridge Institute Set To Become Nigeria's First ICT University

1 year ago /

Nigeria may soon have its first ICT University. The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu dropped the hint exclusively to Hi-Tech when he visited the corporate headquarters of Vanguard media limited, recently in Lagos. According to the minister of communication, it became imperative after evaluating the level of infrastructure and facilities...

ASUU Nasarawa State University chapter on indefinite strike

1 year ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Nasarawa State University Chapter has embarked on indefinite strike over allowances owed them by the management of the institution. The Chairman of the chapter, Dr. Theophilus Daniel-Lagi, made the statement on Monday in Keffi while addressing newsmen at the end of an emergency meeting of...

Abductors Demand N20 Million Ransom For Lagos School Girls

1 year ago /

The kidnappers who stormed Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, Ikorodu, Lagos, Monday night, abducting three Senior Secondary School female students have reduced the ransom to N20 million per student. As at midnight Tuesday, the kidnappers who initially demanded for N100 million for each student, succumbed to pleas by their contact in the...

Senator Condemns Neglect Of Nigerian Students Abroad

1 year ago /

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna-Central senatorial district, has voiced out his worry over the neglect students on scholarship from Nigeria in foreign lands.  Sheu Sani called on the federal government to save the country from embarrassment and safe the education of the kids. The senator who expressed these views through...

UBEB sacks head teacher in Delta over alleged extortion from pupils

1 year ago /

The Delta State Universal Basic Education Board has sacked the Head teacher of Ojojo Primary School in Warri South Local Government Area of the state, Mrs. Konboye Mowoe, of her position for allegedly extorting money from pupils. Confirming the development, the Executive Chairman of the Board, Mr. Sunny Ogwu, said the...

Yakubu Gowon urges FG to revamp education sector

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Former Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon says only a concerted effort to revamp the country’s education can help the country maintain better image around the world Gowon was speaking in Abuja, at the fiftieth anniversary lecture of the old students of federal government college, Warri. Gowon said it was high...

2030 Agenda: UNESCO underlines quality education in mother Languages

1 year ago /

Mother languages are essential to providing quality education, which in turn supports the achievement of the new global development agenda, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has said. She said this is necessary as the UN marked the International Day established to promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples...

Mu’azu describes almajiri education reform of Jonathan regime as a waste

1 year ago /

Leaders of the technical committee which did the early research on almajiri reforms for the Jonathan administration, Magaji Mu’azu has described as a waste of resources the almajiri school project of that administration. Mu’azu insists that the almajiri school failed because recommendations of his committee which he described as all encouraging...

 

British Government ready to partner with Cross River schoolarship

1 year ago /

The British government has expressed its readiness to partner Cross River University of technology to improve the visual and creative art department of the institution. British high commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright disclosed this during his working visit to the university as part of his three days official visit to cross...

 

Cowbell Pedia examination date has been fixed

1 year ago /

The 2016 cowbell pedia entrance examination has been fixed for saturday march 19th 2016 across various locations in the country. The managing director of promasidor nigeria,oliver thiry who disclosed this at a press briefing in lagos urged more students to take advantage of the opportunity...

 

Nigeria should focus on development of agriculture – Idahosa University

1 year ago /

The need for Nigeria to focus on the development of agriculture to diversify the nation’s economy from oil as the major revenue earner came to the fore in Lagos . This was the basis of discussions at an international leadership idea exchange for  thinkers, (nest forum) 2016 organized by the Benson...

Delta State organizes ICT training for unemployed youths for gainful employment

1 year ago /

Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa wants unemployed youths in the country to tap into the over 1000 online jobs that are available daily. Governor Okowa made the call while declaring open a 2 day online digital workshop for 2000 unemployed youths of Delta origin.  He believes this will provide the youths...

 

It is illegal to serve and attend Law School at the same time – NYSC

1 year ago /

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has warned that participation in the National Service and attendance of Law School simultaneously is illegal and unacceptable. This is part of resolutions at 2016 Annual Management Conference of the Scheme, in Asaba, the Delta State capital. The conference noted that “the NYSC Act provides for...

NUT to distribute Laptops to teachers in Lagos

1 year ago /

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Lagos Chapter said on Friday in Lagos that it would soon begin distribution of laptops to its members to improve e-learning in schools. The state Chairman of the union, Mr Segun Raheem told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the distribution of the laptops...

Meet the first FUNAI Chancellor, His Royal Majesty, Oba Michael Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo

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The first Chancellor of the Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo, FUNAI is Alake of Egbaland, His Royal Majesty, Oba Michael Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo. He was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, who was represented by Prof A. I. Essien during the 4th Matriculation ceremony of the institution at Ikwo local government area...

Abia State Governor reassures NUT of state teacher’s welfare

1 year ago /

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has re-assured teachers in the state that his administration will not undermine their welfare. However Ikpeazu stated this at government house, Umuahia, when he met with the executives of the Nigerian Union of Teachers NUT, Abia State wing. He assured the members present of his...


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