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REVIEW

TEACHERS DEMAND CURRICULUM REVIEW FOR EDO

The Edo State Wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) and the Association of Primary School Heads of Nigeria (AOPSHON) are demanding a review of the education curriculum in Edo. The two bodies made the review demand in a communique jointly signed by the state’s Chairman of the NUT, Mr...

ELEKAHIA

UNIPORT STUDENTS ATTACKED IN ELEKAHIA AREA

The students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) residing in Elekahia community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State have raised an alarm over what they termed the growing criminal activities in the area. The students said they are constantly being robbed of their valuables and cash by armed...

FREE EDUCATION FOR FEMALE STUDENTS IN KADUNA

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has declared free education for all female students in public secondary schools in Kaduna state. The commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Malam Ja’afaru Sani, disclosed this on Friday at a training for primary school teachers in the state. According to him, the development was; aimed at...

INAUGURATION

UNIUYO SUG INAUGURATION DATE FIXED.

University Of Uyo specially invite the student and the public to the Inauguration of the newly elected executives of the student Union Government (SUG], Of the University Of Uyo, Uyo. Date; 25th September, 2018 Venue; Onyeama Ogochukwu Hall, Town Campus, University of Uyo. Time; 10am prompt. The University Of Uyo...

LUNATIC

LUNATIC STUN TEACHERS & STUDENT IN AKWA IBOM

Teachers and the students of MC’intire Secondary School in Utu Abak, Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state were; seen scampering for safety as they were being; chased away with a cutlass by a middle-aged lunatic who has taken over one of the classroom blocks of the school. Sources...

STIPENDS

STIPENDS: Edo Govt. To Pay N20, 000 TO STUDENT.

Edo state government has said that it has concluded plans to commence the payment of N20,000 monthly stipends to students of its state-owned College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, in Ovia North East Local Government Area of the state. File: Farmers Addressing journalists in Benin city , Mr Monday Osaigbovo; Edo State...

MOBILE PHONES

EFFECTS OF MOBILE PHONES ON STUDENTS

Mobile Phones connect students to each other, to educational assets or resources, and to a potential host of distractions. The presence of phones presents both challenges and opportunities for the present day students. Mobile phones can be a useful academic tool. It can also be a hurtful academic disturbance depending...

shittu

Adebayo Shittu: Another Minister In NYSC Scandal

Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, did not answer call-up in the  National Youth Service Scheme, NYSC, according to an online portal, Premium Times. Mr. Shittu failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) at age 25. The revelation...

National Development

NYSC Members Charged To National Development

Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been; advised to be guided by the motto and objectives of the scheme; during their service years so that they could contribute positively to national development. The Bauchi State Coordinator of the Scheme, Mr Afolayan James gave this charge yesterday during...

Marshall University

Marshall University Campus Stalker, Arrested & Charged

A man arrested near the Marshall University campus after he was reported for allegedly stalking a student is facing additional charges. Michael Hankins, 40, was; charged with trespassing (misdemeanor) and forgery (felony). On Tuesday, he was; charged with stalking (following), stalking (harassment) and; two counts of possession of a controlled...

MTSU

MTSU promises to end parking woes as campus grows

Middle Tennessee State University, MTSU broke ground on a new, $39.6 million-dollar building Tuesday. The three-story Behavior Health & Science building will put criminal justice, psychology and social work students in one building for the first time. Those are some of the fastest-growing majors on the campus, according to MTSU...

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Creating 3-D-printed “motion sculptures” from 2-D videos

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has often credited his success to spending countless hours studying his opponent’s movements on film. This understanding of movement is necessary for all living species, whether it’s figuring out the best angle for throwing a ball, or perceiving the motion of predators and prey....

salaries

TEACHERS BOYCOTT RESUMPTION OVER SALARIES

Kwara state Universal Basic Education Board; SUBEB teachers on Monday failed to resume for the 2018/2019 academic session over non-payment of four months salaries and pensions. The teachers staged a peaceful rally from the Ilorin Grammar School (IGS) around Gari-Alimi area to the headquarters of the state’s Nigeria Union Teachers...

wage

SSANU CAUTIONS GOVERNMENT ON DELAY OF WAGE

Inconsistencies by representatives of the Federal Government on the minimum wage committee may be a ploy to delay the take-off of a new wage in the country, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), has said. The senior staff union of the Nigerian universities warned the Federal and state...

KPMG

KPMG NIGERIA UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are currently invited for the 2018 KPMG Nigeria University Scholarship. This scholarship program is awarded to Nigerians who are interested in pursuing a degree program in any Nigerian Institutions. This scholarship program is; committed to Improving Communities and contributing towards Education Advancement. 2018 KPMG Nigeria University Scholarship Program For...

relocation

300 NYSC Members Withdraws Relocation From Anambra

The National Youths Service Corps says no fewer than 300 Corps members have withdrawn their applications for relocation to serve outside Anambra State. Kehinde Aremu, the Coordinator of NYSC in the state, said this during the cultural carnival held for 2018 Batch B Stream Two Corps members at the Umunya...

GSTC

GSTC, Edo State To Issue International Certificate

The Edo State Government has said that the ongoing revamp of the Government Science and Technical College, GSTC, formerly known as Benin Technical College is to position the college to offer quality Technical and Vocational Education and Trainings (TVET) that meet global standards. Speaking during an inspection tour of ongoing...

Kemi Adeosun

KEMI ADEOSUN RESIGNS AS MINISTER OF FINANCE

Former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has given reasons for her decision to resign from her position in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. In her resignation letter sent to Mr President, the former minister, Kemi Adeosun, noted that she was shocked by the outcome of the investigation done on the allegation that...

Bugaje

Bugaje – Protecting Students From Educator Misconduct

The spate of teacher malpractices in Kaduna Polytechnic, including sexual abuse, doctoring in exams and falsification of documents, has come under the spotlight of Professor Bugaje as acts detrimental to the education pursuit of students and capable of corrupting values in the wider society. The account that many lecturers have...

SUPERVISOR

UNIABUJA Student Threatens His Supervisor With Gun

A final year student of the Department of Sociology, University of Abuja was allegedly caught in the office of a female Lecturer, his project supervisor at gunpoint. According to reports, the lecturer was said to be his project supervisor. The accused was seen by another student who raised the alarm...

Ademola

Court Orders WAEC To Produce Ledger Of Ademola Result

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has given an order mandating the West African Examination Council (WAEC), through its Director General or any other designated officer of the council to depose to an affidavit confirming or denying that the Flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming...

Retirement

Compulsory Retirement Of Teachers Over Age Fabrication

The Bayelsa State government has recommended compulsory retirement for about 158 staff of the Post Primary School Board over age fabrication and other offenses. The Executive Chairman of the board, Dr Asiam Blessing Ikuru, disclosed this in Yenagoa during a press conference on the state of schools in the state....

SOLDIER

KADUNA CORPS MEMBER ASSAULTED BY A SOLDIER

A corps member who was allegedly assaulted by a soldier in Kaduna State NYSC Orientation Camp is currently battling for survival according to reports. It was gathered that the corps member who is; set to pass out next month was appointed to train the current corps members in the brigade...

DAURA

TRANSPORT UNIVERSITY IN DAURA TO COMMENCE.

Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has defended the planned construction of Transportation University in Daura, Katsina State. Daura is the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari and the construction of the N18 billion project is scheduled to start in 2019 Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Amaechi said there is nothing...