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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

1 year ago /

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...

Tambuwal flags off program to enroll 1.2m kids into schools

1 year ago /

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Tuesday flagged off an enrollment program which seeks to admit one million, two hundred and sixty eight thousand (1,268,000) new pupils into primary and junior secondary schools across the state. The ambitious program, flagged off at Bodinga LGA of the state, seeks to enhance access to all...

Ezekwesili, Falana task lawyers on education standard, corruption

1 year ago /

Former Minister of Education, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has called for an efficient educational system in the country, lamenting that the Federal Ministry of Education lacked an updated data of secondary schools in the country as at the time she took over the helm of affairs. Ezekwesili, who is also the coordinator...

Okara gets a golden pen at 94

1 year ago /

At 94, Okara, famed for evergreen poems that include The Call of the River Nun, has not stopped writing, a trait that was rewarded sumptuously about 11 years ago when he won the Nigeria Prize for Literature with his collection of poems titled The Dreamer, His Vision, which he dedicated to the late...

Minister calls for return of schools to former owners

1 year ago /

Minister of Youth and Sports, Barr. Solomon Dalung has called for the return of all schools taken over by the Federal and State Governments to their former proprietors in order to bring back inculcation of moral, spiritual and ethical discipline which such missionary and private schools were noted for in...

Professor Fagbohun appointed as the new LASU Vice Chancellor

1 year ago /

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the appointment of Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun as the 8th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU). Professor Fagbohun, a Professor of Environmental Law, was until his appointment Director of Research at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of Lagos.  The...

NCCE happy over FG’s proposal to engage 500, 000 teachers

1 year ago /

Prof. Monday Joshua, the Executive Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE), has expressed joy over the Federal Government’s proposal in the 2016 Budget to employ 500,000 teachers. Joshua, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday, said that such a move would boost basic...

Private universities should emulate ABUAD high standards - Tunde Akintola

1 year ago /

The president of Nigeria Private Universities Games Association (NPUGA) Tunde Akinola has expressed satisfaction with the spate of development and quality sporting facilities on ground at the Afe Babalola University. Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) describing them as the best the association has witnessed since beginning of the games, six years ago. Akintola who affirmed...

 

FG Sets Up Committee To Check Corruption In Tertiary Institutions

1 year ago /

The federal government on Thursday in Abuja set up committees to investigate petitions against alleged corruption in some universities and polytechnics in the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said the investigation has become imminent given several cases of alleged corruption, misappropriation of funds and abuse of extant laws governing such...

28 Nigerian universities rank among best in Africa – Bogoro

1 year ago /

Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, the Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), on Thursday, said 28 Nigerian universities were ranked among the best tertiary institutions in Africa. Bogoro made this known at an interactive session with members of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and the media, organised by Partners for Electoral...

 

WAEC appoints new Head of National Office

1 year ago /

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has appointed Mr Isaac Adenipekun as its new Head of National Office. This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Affairs Officer of the council, Mr Demianus Ojijeogu, and made available to the newsmen on Thursday in Lagos. The announcement of Adenipekun came...

"Teachers Must Have Basic Qualifications In Education Henceforth" - Minister

1 year ago /

The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, says there is a large number of unqualified teachers at the nation’s basic education level.Anwuka made the remark at the Annual Education Conference organised by the Education Data, Research and Evaluation in Nigeria Initiative (EDOREN), in Abuja on Monday.The minister said...

 

CAN Wants FG To Return Schools To The Missionaries

1 year ago /

The Assistant General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, women wing Daramola Joseph wants the federal government to return schools to the missionaries. Daramola stressed that returning schools to the missionaries would restore quality and good morals lacking in Nigerian education system. She was speaking in Abuja at the national conference...

South African Students Vow to Fight For Free Education

1 year ago /

South African students on Sunday vowed to continue their struggle for education transformation characterised by free education. Although widespread protests died down after President Jacob Zuma on Friday announced a zero-percent increase in tuition fees for 2016, sporadic protests have continued in several universities for the past two days. The students are...

LAUTECH Plans Production And Supply Of Glass Wares

1 year ago /

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso on Monday says that it will soon commence the production of glass wares in its department of Science Laboratory Technology (SLT). Prof. Adeniyi Gbadegesin, the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, gave this indication at the 6th induction ceremony for students of Science Laboratory Technology. Gbadegesin said...

Aisha Buhari Urges Students To Use Education For National Development

1 year ago /

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Monday in Abuja called on Nigerian students to use education as a tool for national development. Aisha, who was represented by the Wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, said this when the Chairman, Advisory Board, President’s School Debate Nigeria (PSDN),...


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