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Former FCT minister joins Oxford University Academic faculty

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor. Mr Modibbo will be at Oxford from January to May 2019, conducting research and presenting papers in three broad areas. He will be focusing on areas...

Michigan State University

Michigan State University Head John Engler Resigns

The interim president of Michigan State University has resigned after he said victims of a major sex abuse scandal were “enjoying” the attention. John Engler, who was; appointed a year ago, said gymnasts who were; abused by ex-team doctor Larry Nassar were; “hanging on” to the scandal. He made the...

University switches off social media to help student well-being

A university is switching off all its social media channels for a few days as an example to encourage its students to try their own “digital detox”. De Montfort University, in Leicester, wants to highlight how; “unrestrained social media use” can be harmful to the mental health of young people....

Al-Azhar

Al-Azhar University Overturns Expulsion of Student Over Hug

Al-Azhar university has overturned its decision to expel a male student over hugging his female friend on campus, in an incident that sparked controversy in the conservative country. The young man appeared in a video carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a woman; and then hugging her, in what...

COWBELLPEDIA 2019

COWBELLPEDIA 2019 COMPETITION APPLY NOW

This is to inform Principals, Teachers, Parents and Guardians, that the Cobellpedia 2019 has announced the commencement of registration for the 2019/2020 edition of the Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz. COWBELLPEDIA REGISTRATION PERIOD: Registration for the  CowbellPedia 2019 National Examination begins on Monday October 1st 2018. Early registrations are;...

law and medicine

SEE A LADY WHO STUDIED LAW AND MEDICINE

A Nigerian lady who studied law and medicine shares on twitter, @zynnnie, has; won the hearts of many after she revealed that; she is currently training as a cardiologist after she bagged a degree in law. Many Nigerians are; applauding her for doing what many think is unthinkiable which is...

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION COMPANY PACKS AWARDS

Learna Ltd, a healthcare education company based at Cardiff Medicentre, has; won a Silver Award in the flagship competition for the educational sector. The Learning Technology Awards, which took place in London, saw Learna fight off stiff competition in its sector to come second to the multi-national online language training...

Robbed

MENZI PRIMARY SCHOOL ROBBED AND EMPTY

The state-of-the-art Menzi Primary School was robbed – just a week after; Gauteng’s education MEC opened the facility and asked Tsakane residents to look after it. Now Gauteng’s education MEC has; challenged the community to help to find the perpetrators by Friday or all expensive equipment at; the school will...

maritime calls

MARITIME CALLS FG TO IMPROVE THE INDUSTRY

FOLLOWING the absence of locally owned ships operating in international waters MARITIME calls which has affected the sea time training for Nigerian seafarers, the Federal Government has been; charged to put policies in place to increase the nation’s ship owning capacity. Maritime calls; in Lagos, Secretary General, of the Abuja...

MUSLIM PUPILS

MUSLIM PUPILS SHUT OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL

About 50 Muslim pupils of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology International School, Ogbomoso on Monday were shut outside the school gate for; appearing in hijab. The school authorities asked the Muslim pupils to either stay off the school premises or remove the unofficial head wear. The Principal of the school,...

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university Student Expelled For Hugging

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university has; confirmed the expulsion of a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of undermining the school’s reputation. The video, which went viral earlier this month, showed a young man carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a young woman...

Dominion

Dominion University To Begin Operation October

Academic activities at the Dominion University, Ibadan, will begin in October 2019. This was; made known by the founder of the university; and presiding Bishop of Victory International Church; Bishop Taiwo Adelakun, while speaking with Tribune Online in Ibadan Adelakun, while reacting to the approval of Dominion University; by the Federal...

lautech visit

LAUTECH CALLS ON PDP TO TREASURE THE COLLGE

TRADITIONAL rulers in five local government areas lautech calls on Ogbomoso axis-Ogbomoso North, Ogbomoso South, Olorunsogo, Oriire and Ogo-Oluwa, have called on the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde to help treasure LAUTECH as it is the only economic livewire of the axis....

Teachers promotion

TEACHERS PROMOTED IN JIGAWA STATE OVER 14,900

The Nigeria Union of Teachers promoted  NUT , Jigawa chapter, says; the Jigawa Government  14,900 teachers to their next grade levels in 2018. The Chairman, Alhaji Abdulkadir Yunusa, disclosed this on Friday in Hadejia in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. He said that; 12,000 primary and junior...

job recruitment

JOB RECRUITMENT COVENANT UNIVERSITY APPLY

Covenant University Job Recruitment To be a leading World-class Christian Mission University committed to raising a new generation of leaders in all fields of Human endeavor. We require the services of suitably qualified professionals to fill the following positions below in our Medical Centre: In job recruitment 1.) Dispensing Technician...

Medical students

MEDICAL STUDENTS CHARGED TO WORK HARDER

Dr Wilson Imogan, a medical practitioner told medical students; tasked inducted medical students of the Igbinedion University, Okada to be committed to their study and become professionals that; would contribute to the health of the nation. Imogan gave the task on; Wednesday in his keynote address at the third “White...

international research

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE FIXED 2019

EDUCATION stakeholders would be privileged from 14-18 January to exchange ideas with; national and international research scholars and educators, as they share experiences and research findings. Organised by; the Department of Information Resources Management, IRM, in collaboration with the Office of Research, Innovation and International Research Cooperation, RIIC, both of...

teacher arrested

TEACHER ARRESTED FOR RAPING OF TWO GIRLS

Teacher arrested with a private school in Ogun State has been; arrested by the police for taking advantage of his position to sexually abuse two underage girls, and had carnal knowledge of them sequentially. The randy suspect, Akinsoku Love Olomi, 33, it was gathered, lured his six-year-old neighbor’s daughter and...

AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY

AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY SAID NO STUDENT KIDNAP

Al-Qalam University, Katsina has; described as false a social media post in circulation alleging the kidnap and killing of its students insisting that; “none of its student; is reported missing”, kidnapped or killed by; any parent or security personnel.” A statement from the public affairs department of the Al-QALAM University...

NIGERIAN DIASPORA

NIGERIAN DIASPORA ARE PAYING WITH EDUCATION

Nigerian Diaspora has no shortage of high-achievers. From Achebe to Adichie, the country has been a prolific producer of noted writers, academics, scientists, and more. In the UK, children of Nigerian immigrants out perform their white British peers. Meanwhile, in the United States, home to the second-largest Nigerian diaspora community...

lasu vc

LASU VC CONGRATULATE FIRST FEMALE UROLOGIST

Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice -Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU VC has congratulated Dr Abimbola Abolarinwa of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), who emerged the first female Urologist in Nigeria. Lasu-Enterance An official bulletin of LASU VC made; available to newsmen on Saturday noted that Abolarinwa bagged the award...

inec chairman

INEC CHAIRMAN CONFIRMS ASUU IN 2019 ELECTIONS

In spite of the on-going strike action, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has confirmed that; the ASUU has agreed to participate in 2019 General Elections. This is coming after; the two ad hoc committees set up to meet ASUU and NLC wrapped up a meeting...

Japanese Lecturer

Japanese Lecturer Receives Teacher Awards

  The American Association of Teacher awards of Japanese Lecturer has honored Yuko Prefume, Ed.D., senior lecturer in Japanese in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, with the association’s annual Teacher Award presented at the AATJ Fall National Conference Nov. 16-18 in New Orleans. The AATJ Teacher Award recognize...

AKSU ACADEMICS

AKSU ACADEMIC CALENDER FOR 2019

AKSU Academic Calendar for 2018/2019 Academic Session Akwa Ibom State University S/N UNIVERSITY ACTIVITY DATE AND AKSU ACADEMIC CALENDER 1 Arrival of New Students Monday, 19th November 2018 2 Registration of New Students Begins Tuesday, 20th November 2018 3 Arrival of Old Students Monday, 26th November 2018 4 Lecture begins for...