Tagged: Institutions

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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....

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,...

CATEGORIES

N-POWER ADDS TWO MORE SKILLED CATEGORIES.

N-Power, the federal government’s National Social Investment Programme has announced that applicants yet to be shortlisted will be considered for recruitment in two other categories. The scheme gave the information via its Twitter handle, @npower_ng. “If you applied for any of the N-Power Graduate programmes and you were; not shortlisted,...

cross river

APPLY? CROSS RIVER RECRUIT 2,000 TEACHERS.

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to commence immediate recruitment of 2,000 primary school teachers and 500 security men across the State. Dr Stephen Odey, Executive Chairman of SUBEB, who made this known at a press briefing in Calabar; said it...

october

JAMB 2019 REGISTRATION BEGINS BY OCTOBER.

The Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has confirmed that Registrations for the 2019 JAMB UTME will begin by the end of October. This directly translates that 2019 JAMB Forms should be on sale before 31st October, 2018. This was confirmed while he was fielding questions from Journalists in Abeokuta....

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...

beneficiary

N-POWER BENEFICIARY ORGANIZES SKILL TRAINING

A beneficiary of the Federal Government Social Investment Programme, N-Power, in Edo State, Mrs. Haruna Fausat has completed a 4-week intensive training programme on basic fashion design, bag and shoemaking for 42 students, drawn from six Junior Secondary Schools in Benin City. The training programme themed: “The Importance of Skill...

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...

Fighting

Fighting Corruption Starts With What Children Learn

Fighting corruption starts with what children are taught, anti-corruption expert Onyinye Ough has argued. Author of Emeka’s Money, a modern parable to teach young people about the impact of corruption; Ough said corruption cannot be; won just by going after high-profile convictions. The need to go beyond the obvious like...

Nasir

Governor Nasir To Resume School Feeding in Kaduna

The Kaduna state government led by Governor Nasir el-Rufai has said that the school feeding programme which was; suspended will now continue when school resumes for primary four to six. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Alhaji Ja’afar Sani disclosed this when he appeared before the committee on Education,...

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...

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...

materials

BNSH Distributes Computers & Materials To Schools

The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on Thursday distributed computers and other learning materials to eight special needs schools in the state. Other items distributed to them included 10,130 copies of assorted textbooks,  projectors as well as magic/white boards. Also presented to them were wheel chairs and tape...

Robots

ROBOTS TEACH IN CHINESE KINDERGARTENS.

In China, robots are being developed to deliver groceries, provide companionship to the elderly, dispense legal advice and now they have joined the ranks of educators in kindergartens. Just under 60 centimetres (two feet) high, the autonomous robot named Keeko has been a hit in several kindergartens, telling stories and...