Education

Osun varsity students in violent protest over killing of colleague

Students of the University of Osun (UNIOSUN) on Wednesday went on rampage in Osogbo  to protest the killing of their colleague,  Oluwafemi Shonibare, by suspected ritualists. The students, who gathered at the popular Ola-Iya junction as early as 7.00 a.m.,   blocked all the major roads with bonfire. This resulted in restriction of vehicular movement for hours in the state capital. The protesting students,  who wore ...

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Councils lacks capacity to fund primary education, says NUT President

By Dotun Omolaja The funding of primary education by local government governments will affect learning and teaching at the foundational level of education, the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) says on Thursday. The National President of NUT, Mr Michael Olukoya, made the union’s view known at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. Olukoya said the union was not against ...

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LASU appoints 7 Professors, Promotes 221 others

The Governing Council of the Lagos State University (LASU) has approved the promotion of 228 members of staff of the university.  According to a statement by Mr. Ademola Adekoya, head of the information unit,  on Wednesday in Lagos, the exercise involved 61 academic staff and 167 non- academic staff.

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Pomp as FUTA inaugurates new VC.

A new Vice Chancellor has been appointed for the Federal University of  Technology Akure (FUTA).  He is Prof. Joseph Adeola Fuwape.  Fuwape succeeds Prof. Adebiyi Daramola who was accused of financial impropriety by some worker unions in the university. 

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Osun Set to Deploy 600 Education Marshals to Schools Enforce Discipline

By Maxwell Adeleye In its bid to restore sanity to the education system and enhance teaching and learning process in all the public schools across the state, the Government of the State of Osun is set to deploy 600 Education Marshals to all public schools in the state. The scheme, when fully constituted, will help curb all forms of indiscipline ...

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JACE commends JAMB on successful Matriculation Examination

A non governmental agency, Joint Action Coalition on Education (JACE) has commended the joint admission and matriculation board, Jamb on the successful conduct of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) held on saturday.

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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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