Education

ASUU accuses Oyo, Osun Govt of sinister plan to kill LAUTECH

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has accused the two owner states of planning a sinister plan to kill the institution.  The Chairman of the union, Dr Biodun Olaniran made this remark in Ibadan shortly before appearing before the Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Education to explain the reason behind their proposed ...

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LASPOTECH students protest in Alausa

Scores of students of Lagos State Polytechnic, (LASPOTECH) Ikorodu, yesterday stormed the office of the state Governor, Mr Akinwumi Ambode, to protest the closure of the institution, due to the ongoing strike by the academic and non-academic staff of the institution.

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Lagos Deputy Governor says N-Power teachers will address shortage in education sector

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, on Thursday said that the incorporation of the N-Power Teachers Corps into the education sector would address the state’s shortage of teachers.

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Social Media: A Boon or Doom To The Society?

The advent of social media have become the vogue across the world, especially among the youth where users with an unrestricted access and few clicks chat with friends, relations and other acquaintances sitting at a different corner of the globe and with the believe that the digital age widely belong to the youth, they remain the prominent users of the ...

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Buhari seeks private participation in technical education

Nigeria’s President, Mohammadu Buhari, has said that his administration will welcome private sector participation in establishing the type of well equipped and staffed modern mid-level technical institution that are backbone of industries in industrialized countries. 

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Ajimobi Appoints Salami as Pioneer VC of Technical Varsity

  The Oyo State Government has announced the appointment of Prof. Ayobami Salami as the pioneer Vice-Chancellor of Technical University, Ibadan. The Secretary to the State Government, Mr Olalekan Alli, said in a statement in Ibadan that Gov. Abiola Ajimobi had approved the appointment with immediate effect for a term of five years.

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Police Declare EKSU Student Missing

A student of The Ekiti State University (EKSU), Miss Adefunke Adewodun, has been declared missing. Adefunke, a 200-level student of the Department of Theatre and Media, was said to have come to her hostel in Osekita, penultimate Monday morning, picked some effects and left.

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Lagos To Establish State Teaching Service Commission

 Lagos State House of Assembly is set to enhance the teaching profession, through the establishment of teaching Service Commission in the State……. A bill for the re-establishment of Lagos State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) was considered at the House of Assembly, this was made known during the plenary yesterday. The members made the move after the second reading of a ...

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University as domain of Sadducees and Philistines.

By Owei Lakemfa The Covenant University, Sango Ota, is like most of the private universities established by religious missions, one of the costliest in the country.

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Emekus; The Frustrations of Young Nigerian Professional

By Blessing Akinsehinwa    ‘Mekus Mekus’, ‘Emekus my man’, ‘My guy open door nau, I know say you dey dis house’. The wooden door opened slowly, and there he was standing by the door wearing a long face, looking downcast and dejected. ‘Ahnahn, Emeka. Guy wetin do you. You dey so? I dey pass for dis your area come say ...

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