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CHOOSING

CHOOSING A SCHOOL THINGS TO CONSIDER

Choosing the right school to study is as important as choosing the right course to study.  “Things to consider when choosing a course ” First choice university – You are advised to be choosing a federal University if you are not a type that is financially buoyant. You can pick...

KIDNAPPERS ATTACKS RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC

Academic activities was suspended due to kidnappers; Monday following the killing of a lecturer of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Mr Taiwo Akinyemi by kidnappers;. Akinyemi was abducted last Tuesday along; with three others near Amurin Village along Owo- Akure Road. The killing of the lecturer may be...

Doctorate

Lecturers Without Doctorate Degree Will Not Teach Again

Government has served notice it will soon implement, to the letter a policy that requires only lecturers with doctorate degrees teach in public universities in the country. At the meet the press event, Tuesday, Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh said the move is to ensure that qualified persons teach...

MEDIA COMPANY

MEDIA COMPANY REJECTS A MALE CORP MEMBER

A media company has caused a stir on social media after rejecting a male corps member deployed to their firm for his one year service. The media company rejected the male corps member and stated in the letter addressed to NYSC that they specifically need 2 gorgeous ladies to work...

ASUU ATTACKS

ASUU ATTACKS FORMER APC CHAIRMAN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU attacks; the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its former national chairman, Chief Bisi Akande. ASUU attacks described; Akande as the grandfather of half-baked government. This was in reaction to Akande’s; earlier ASUU attacks; on the union where he accused the striking lecturers of...

Amendment Act

AMENDMENT ACT ASSENTED BY PRESIDENT IN NOUN

Amendment Act by President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Amendment Act, to allow the institution to operate as all other universities in the country. With the assent, graduates of the NOUN; can now participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the...

meeting

FG, ASUU Meeting Inconclusive Says Ogunyemi

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, while speaking with newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting in Abuja noted that negotiations were still ongoing. He said both parties...

Yemi Osinbajo

Students Query Invitation Of Yemi Osinbajo To OAU

Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have expressed indignation over the invitation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the forthcoming 43rd combined convocation of the university holding next week. According to a statement by Gbenga Ololoniran, the Protem Chairman of Great Ife Students’ Union Action Committee, it is condemnable...

student

Why Do Straight-As Student Miss Out On University Places

When a student with excellent exam results fails to get the place at university they had hoped for, the sense of disappointment – even grievance or anger – can be real. Newspapers have revealed correspondence to the government from parents who were angry their youngsters did not get in to...

Programming

Best Education Tools To Boost Your Programming Skills

Continuing education is a necessity for every tech professional. You need to stay abreast of the changes in programming that are currently going on in order to stay competitive and up-to-date. And, as there are a lot of things to keep track of — including new languages, hardware systems and...

Adegboyega University

Adegboyega University To Generate 300kw Solar Power

A private university, Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State, says it is set to establish an agro-solar project that will generate 300 kilowatts to boost internally generated revenue. The Vice-Chancellor of Samuel Adegboyega University, Prof. Ben Aigbokhan, made this known at a news briefing ahead of the institution’s 4th convocation...

Corpse

Corpse Of Missing DELSU Student Found Without Breast

The decomposing corpse of a student of the Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, declared missing last Thursday, has been; discovered with her tongue and breast severed from her body The discovery of the late student, happened on the same day residents of Umono Street in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area...

smoking

This University May Be 1st To Legalise Pot Smoking

The University of British Columbia in Canada may become the first varsity in the world to legalise pot smoking on campus  and would set up dedicated gazebos for the purpose. Following legalisation of the possession and sale of recreational cannabis in Canada last month, the university committee has come up with a draft policy. It has been;...

40,000 Smart Classrooms Inside Buhari’s Campaign Manual

According to the Muhammadu Buhari campaign manual and the Next Level Scorecard seen by TheCable, the president plans to provide 24 hours of electricity for Nigerians in the next five years. Running with the theme, Next Level, the president and his running mate, Yemi Osinbajo, plan to establish 10,000 smart...

UNIVERSITY ‘NOT FOR PEOPLE LIKE US’ – PROFESSOR

Going to university was not on the cards for “people like us”, says a US academic who next month will receive a major education prize. Growing up in a poor family in California, Professor Larry Hedges thought university was; something that was out of reach for people from his background....

millions

Ever Wondered Why University V-Chancellor Earn Millions.

Many v-chancellor in South Africa’s universities are reportedly earning in excess of millions per annum while students protest to see fees scrapped. The Sunday Times, over the weekend, published a breakdown of what university bosses earn a year. CEO of Universities SA Professor Ahmed Bawa says there is a huge...

SAFETY

STUDENT DISCUSS CAMPUS SAFETY

Every day, many students walk on campus thinking all students on campus are safe, and the police on campus will keep the students protected at all times. Students can just hope anyone with a concealed weapon on them is; mentally stable, especially those who are living on campus, specifically in...

Network

University Shuts Down its Entire Network to Stop Bitcoin

A Canadian university had to shut down its entire campus network after it discovered hackers had hijacked its computing power to surreptitiously mine cryptocurrency – Bitcoin $BTC▲1.53%, to be exact. In a statement released earlier this week, Nova Scotia-based St. Francis Xavier University revealed the hackers snuck in malicious software...

MAPOLY

MAPOLY STUDENT OF HND 2 IS MISSING.

HND Student of electrical/electronics Fafunwa Ayomide engineering students; moshood abioka polytechnic, Abeokuta {MAPOLY} who left the hostel to pick someone unknown to neighbors at omida, hasn’t return since Monday April 02, 2018 and is; no where to be; found. His parents are aware and have gone to the nearest police...

FORMER

FORMER PRESIDENT GETS NEW APPOINTMENT

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has been; appointed as head of a team of observers to Sierra Leone’s general election scheduled to take place on march 7, 2018 He will serve as leader of the election observation mission of the election observation mission of the electoral institute for sustainable democracy in...

Nigerian Institute Of Science Laboratory Technology

Director-General and Registrar of NISLT, Yemi Gbadegesin, disclosed this on Friday in his remark at a conference organised by the institute held at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka with the theme “Economic diversification through science laboratory entrepreneurship dynamics”. He said: “For emphasis; no organisation or employers are allowed to engage...

Conciliation

Strike: FG Holds Conciliation Meeting With Researchers.

Strike: FG Holds Conciliation Meeting With Researchers. The Minister of Labour and Employment; Dr Chris Ngige will today hold conciliation meeting with members of the Academic Staff Union of Research Institutes (ASURI). To persuade them from embarking on strike. The union had written to the minister; threatening to embark on...

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Only 30% of Students Will Gain Admission This Year _NUC

Only 30% of Students Will Gain Admission This Year _NUC The National Universities Commission, NUC, has told prospective candidates into higher institutions. Only 30 per cent of the 1.7 million candidates; who wrote the; Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME; will be; admitted; this year. Owing to limited spaces in the...