Education

1000 Ekiti Youths empowered Through Digital training

1000 Ekiti Youths empowered Through Digital training Ekiti youths from the 177 wards of the 16 Local Governments were sponsored and mobilized by the State government to benefit from A one day Digital Training Program for Youth Empowerment. The program which was a partnership arrangement between the State Government, the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President (OSSAP) ...

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‘Eze Goes to School’ Author, Onuorah Nzekwu is dead

By Ameh Comrade Godwin The death has been announced of renowned writer and author of Eze Goes to School, Onuorah Nzekwu. The literary doyen passed away at the age of 89, Friday night. The real cause of his death is still unknown at the moment.

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Why Akeredolu must probe AAUA VC -ASUU

By Maxwell Adeleye   The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has called on the governor of Ondo State, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, to as a matter of urgency set up a visitation panel to the state owned Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, AAUA.The union in a letter to the governor and made available to journalists in Akure, said the ...

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Educator calls for uniform cut-off mark in JAMB admission

Mr Ike Onyechere, Chairman, Exam Ethics Marshals International (EEMI), an NGO, has called for uniform cut-off mark of admissions into tertiary institutions in the country. Onyechere made the call in an interview with our correspondent in Lagos on Thursday.

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Nigerian Government set to stop un-certified teachers next year, says Ajiboye

 By Maxwell Adeleye  The Federal Government has said it will not allow any teacher without Professional Certificate of the Teachers’ Registration Council (TRCN) to teach beyond 2017.    This is part of the 3-years Ministerial Strategic Plan by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu which is designed to end unqualified teachers in Nigerian classrooms.

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Attahiru Jega, Chimamanda, Mabogunje, Imoukhede elected to American academy

By Maxwell Adeleye   Four Nigerians, including iconic novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, are among new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for the 2017 year. The other two are eminent historian, Professor Akin Mabogunje, and corporate czar, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede.

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Osun refurbishes 1,534 Classrooms

The government of the state of Osun has stated that it has refurbished a total of 82 school blocks comprising of 1,534 classrooms across the state. Revealing this over the weekend, Senior Special Assistant on Education, Mr. Niyi Idowu said the vision of the present administration to radically increase access to qualitative and quantitative Universal Basic Education amongst other policies, ...

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SERAP launches hotline against corruption in education and electricity sectors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has established “toll-free Hotline also called BRIBEline which aims to provide anonymous and confidential channel of advice and assistance to victims and witnesses of cases of corruption such as bribes solicited by officials or quasi-official bodies in the education and electricity sectors.”

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UTME: No registration on Saturday, extension possible, says JAMB Registrar

Prof. Is’haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), said on Friday that there would be no registration of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday April 8 because of the mock examinations. Oloyede, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said this does not preclude any candidate from going to banks, NIPOST and Remita among others ...

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Ogbeni Aregbesola @ 6th Convocation Ceremony of UNIOSUN

6th Convocation Ceremony of UNIOSUN-1 Mace Bearer, Mr Niyi Adebayo; Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University, Professor Labode Popoola; Pro-chancellor and Chairman of the Council, Yusuf Ali (SAN); Deputy Governor of the State of Osun, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori; Chancellor, Mrs Folorunso Alakija and Governor Rauf Aregbesola, during the 6th Convocation Ceremony for the Award of First and Honourary Degree of the Osun ...

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