Tagged: Education

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Edo State

Edo State Public Teachers Begins Indefinite Strike

There are indications that students of public schools in Edo State who just resumed after the long vacation, would begin another indefinite vacation, following a strike notice sent to the state government by the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) over its failure to meet its demands. The notification which follows...

SOWETO

SOWETO – No State In Nigeria Can Boost On Free Education

Founder, Education Rights Campaign, ERC Mr Hassan Soweto has described the claim of free education offered by states in Nigeria as insincere and dishonest. He said this at the closing of 2018 ERC free holiday coaching lesson organized for students in Ajegunle, and held in Nawair U Deen Primary School,...

GRADUATES

2,835 GRADUATES APPLIED FOR NDDC SCHOLARSHIP

A total of 2,835 graduates from the Niger Delta region, have successfully participated in the computer-based test for the foreign scholarship of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC for 2018. Over 4,000 graduates from the region had applied for the annual post-graduate scheme, where those who qualified participated in the...

Additional

NUC Approves 23 Additional Courses UNIOSUN

The Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) has approved additional 23 undergraduate and postgraduate courses for Osun State University, UNIOSUN, Osogbo. According to the letter of approval from the NUC Executive Secretary Professor Abubakar Rasheed, the new courses include nine undergraduate programmes, eight Masters degree and six Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes....

Holiday

Ekiti Extends Holiday For Primary & Secondary Schools

Ado Ekiti – Ekiti State Government on Saturday announced extension of the current long term holiday for students in public and private primary and secondary schools. Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose dressing a two year old girl during the flag off of distribution of Christmas/ new year clothing for...

Yam

Best Graduating Student Rewarded With Yam & Chicken

The Best Graduating Student of the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), formerly Anambra State University, Best Somadina Nwabuwa has been celebrated for his exceptional feat. Nwabuwa was; given award by an online news platform, massmediang to celebrate his achievement. He was; given an undisclosed sum of...

Bank

UNION BANK CAMPUS WRITING CHALLENGE. APPLY

Then enter the inaugural edition of the Union Bank Campus Writing Challenge for a chance to win N500,000 and get published in the 1st edition of the Collegiate Anthology compiled by OkadaBooks. The Union Bank Campus Writing Challenge is; an OkadaBooks initiative sponsored by Union Bank. The contest is focused...

Abuse

School In Kenya Closed Over Sexual Abuse Allegation

The 72 students of a Nigerian school in Kenya, Caritas Mariana Secondary School in Thika, were; sent home after the institution was; closed over allegations of sexual abuse and extreme religious practices. The school that is run by a Nigerian priest is; now embroiled in damning allegations that also include...

Edo

Edo University Supplementary Post-UTME Admission

The management of the Edo State University have commenced the sale of her 2018/2019 Supplementary Admission form the 2018/2019 academic session. Direct Entry Candidates: All Direct Entry candidates are; required to buy and process the JAMB Direct Entry Form. Requirements are: `A` level passes or its equivalent in relevant subjects....

FACEBOOK

UNN BRINGS FACEBOOK STAKEHOLDERS TO CAMPUS

University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) went agog with activities as it recently, welcomed a team from the global giant Facebook. The Public Policy Director for Facebook Africa, Ebele Okobi led the team who visited Roar Nigeria Hub for a stakeholder’s round table. The visitors were first received by the Vice...

American

American University of Nigeria Inducts & Recruit Lecturers

American University of Nigeria, AUN inducted about 200 fresh students into its various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes while showcasing nine academics it recruited to expand its faculty. Speaking at the Pledge Ceremony in Yola, Adamawa state, American University of Nigeria President, Dawn Dekle urged the fresh students not to be...

SUBEB

SUBEB TERMINATES 79 SCHOOL PROJECTS IN BENUE

Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB has terminated a total of 79 primary schools projects supposed to be under construction and rehabilitation. Daily Trust reports that the present administration of Governor Samuel Ortom on assumption of office in 2015 paid N3.8 billion as counterpart funding to match the Universal...

SEMI-FINAL

Yothville: FCT & Ondo Reach Cowbellpedia Semi-final

Secondary school students representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Ondo State have qualified for the semi-final stage of the on-going 2018 Cowbellpedia Mathematics Television Quiz Show. In a statement by the organizers, Chiedozie Uzochukwu of Nigerian Tulip International College, Abuja, got the semi-final ticket for FCT at the preliminary...

Mutharika

Mutharika Conferred Professorship For Economic Prudence

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in China has honored President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika with an honorary professorship for economic prudence. Speaking when he conferred the Professorship, the university’s President; Wang Jiagiong said the UIBE which is the second ranked university in China in terms of specialisation...