Tagged: Nigeria

TASUED

TASUED secures N420M TETFUND grant, others -VC

The vice-Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu has said that the university has secured about N420 million grant from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to provide Smart Classrooms and Micro-Teaching Laboratory and also teaching and learning equipment and resources in the institution. He claimed TASUED...

Software

Firm To Boost Software Revolution, Grows Talents

Genesys Tech Hub is set to develop software talents and drive software revolution in Nigeria, through start-ups incubation and funding. To achieve the feat, the company recently held its annual conference tagged: ‘Genesys Ignite,’ which aims to bring together start-ups, academia, software developers, students, policy makers, and tech enthusiasts to...

royal

Royal Reunions Strengthen University of Dundee’s Links

Staff from a leading Scottish university were; treated to a royal welcome as they met with two esteemed Nigerian graduates. Representatives from the University of Dundee met with His Royal Highness, the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo Yamusa III, and His Royal Highness, the Emir of Bakura, Alhaji Bello...

sponsorship

Government Must Resume Sponsorship Of Students

The Dean Faculty of Arts, University of Abuja, Prof Effiok Uwatt; has said with the teeming number of Nigerian students; government must go back to the days of sponsorship and granting of loans to students. Prof Uwatt, who spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at the Diaspora Conference tagged ‘Where is...

Laliga

LaLiga Partners Lagos Business School to Deepen Sports

LaLiga, best league in the world has entered into a partnership with the Lagos Business School to organize and offer sport management courses in Nigeria. The partnership was announced at the Lagos Business School where both parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Tuesday, October 30th 2018. As part...

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...

DIRECTORATE

NUC TO CREATE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORATE

THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has said it will soon establish a new Directorate of Skills Development in line with the desire to close the skill gaps in the country. Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in Abuja when he received a delegation from the Nigeria...

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...

Army

Nigerian Army University Established In Borno State

The Federal Government has approved N2 billion for the establishment of Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State. Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Abdullahi Baffa, made this disclosure when the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, visited the agency in Abuja on Monday. Baffa said approval for the funds...

UNSHAKEN

MY FAITH IN NYSC REMAINS UNSHAKEN – BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari said, yesterday, that his faith in National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, remained unshaken. The President, who spoke in Daura while receiving corps members serving in the town, said it was better to know about the country than for people to be state-inclined. President Buhari is currently spending...

TECHNOVATION

NIGERIANS WINS WORLD TECHNOVATION CHALLENGE

Five female students from the Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha who represented Nigeria and Africa at the World Technovation Challenge which held in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, US, won the Gold Medal in the contest. The girls namely Promise Nnalue, Jessica Osita, Nwabuaku Ossai; Adaeze Onuigbo and Vivian...

fidson

FIDSON on Good Nutrition for Educational Development

Like the saying, ‘a healthy nation is a wealthy nation,’ Lagos State Government in collaboration with the Fidson Healthcare Plc has stressed the importance of good nutrition among Nigerian school children as a major factor to developing education and guaranteeing better future leaders. Assorted fruits Addressing journalists during the 8th...

SAED

EMIRATE COUNCIL TO SUPPORT SAED PROGRAMME

The Adamawa Emirate Council, is to supports, 2300 batch ‘B’ corps members, to enhance. Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development, SAED, for robust job creation in the country. The Lamido of Adamawa, Dr Muhammadu Mustapha said that, the scheme’s acquisition program; has created a platform for prospect corps members; to learn...

BLASPHEMY

DSS, ARMY POLICE STORM SCHOOL OVER BLASPHEMY

Operatives of the Department of State Security Service (DSS), troops of the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police on Sunday took positions in and around the Nigerian Law School in Lagos, the deployment was to avert break down of law and order over alleged blasphemy. On Sunday, tension heightened as...

AUN

AUN TO PARTICIPATE IN CANADA FUNDED RESEARCH

American University of Nigeria, AUN, Yola, is to participate in a Canada – Funded Research on Boko Haram and insurrection in the northern parts of Nigeria. A statement from the varsity said a consortium of nine universities in Canada and the Lake Chad basin countries of Nigeria, Chad, Niger, and...

MISHANDLING

FG MISHANDLING FARMERS-HERDERS CONFLICTS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the Federal Government is mishandling the lingering farmers-pastoralists crisis properly. ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who briefed newsmen in Abuja, said that; the Federal Government had not lived up to it constitutional responsibility of protecting Nigerians. He said that Nigeria’s rulers from...

KILLINGS

STUDENTS PROTEST OVER KILLINGS IN PLATEAU

Some Nigerian students at the Cambridge University in England; have protested the recent killings in parts of the country as a result of the herdsmen-farmers crisis. The students, who staged the demonstration on Saturday; decried what they called the government’s indecisiveness in resolving the insecurity challenges in Nigeria. Amnesty Accuses...

equipment

AMERICA DONATES N90M E-LEARNING EQUIPMENT.

The Information and communication Technology [ICT] University, Louisiana, United states has concluded plans to donate ICT equipment worth $250,000 to Kaduna State University [KASU]. The intervention to promote academic excellence among lecturers and students through e-learning and e-library as obtainable in other climes. Addressing reporters shortly after the signing of...

INSURANCE

INSURANCE SHOULD BE COMPULSORY IN SCHOOLS SAYS GOVERNMENT.

President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Mrs. Funmi Babington- Ashaye, in this interview speaks on efforts the Institute is making to grow insurance penetration. By Rosemary Onuoha YOU will step down very soon after one year as CIIN president. What are the things you would want the next...

FARMING

UNIVERSITIES STARTS COMMERCIAL FARMING..

To fulfill one of the core mandates of its establishment, the Federal University of Technology, Akure , has commenced commercial farming. Flagging off the venture, the chairman of the governing council of the university; Joseph Waku, described the move as a right step in the right direction. He expressed happiness...

Diaspora

NIGERIAN GRADUATE IN DIASPORA AWARDED

Another Nigerian student in Diaspora just made us proud. Mopileola Tomi Adewumi was; awarded the Winner for School of Healthcare Administration, “2018 outstanding graduate student” at the Oklahoma State University in America. He expressed how joyful he was; on his social media page, in his post, he also thanked God for a successful journey and the opportunity...

RICH

WAYS TO BE RICH AS A NIGERIAN STUDENTS.

It is possible to be rich as a Nigerians Students before graduating from school. 5 STEPS TO BE RICH AS A NIGERIAN STUDENTS; CREATE A SIDE HUSTLING; Having a side hustling is very good as a student. You need skills which could help you in making money ( being rich)...

COUNTERPART

SIERRA LEONE SEEKS DOCTORS FROM COUNTERPART.

Mr Kabba, who made the call in Abuja when he visited his Nigerian counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama, also requested Nigeria’s help for his country’s energy sector. He said that the new government in sierra Leone was voted on the basis of its manifesto and was committed to providing discipline leadership. He...

ADAMU

ADAMU COMPLAINS ON TEACHERS SHORTAGE.

The Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu said that the number of teachers currently serving in educational sector of Nigeria is grossly inadequate. He spoke at the teaching and learning conference organized by the African Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities and the teachers Registration council of Nigeria [TRCN] in Abuja...