Tagged: polytechnic

Okebukola

Okebukola – 60% Undergraduates Projects Are Plagiarised

Okebukola raised an alarm that over 60% of projects report of Nigeria undergraduates are; plagiarised. Nigerian Tribune reports that the university don said this at the first Kwara State University (KWASU) Education Lecture at Malete on Thursday, November 8. He said that the rate of plagiarism as a form of...

Durotoye

Fela Durotoye – Why Nigerian Leaders Don’t Value Education

The presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Fela Durotoye, has said Nigerian leaders do not value the nation’s education sector because they (leaders) lack ‘qualitative’ education. Mr Durotoye made this known at an annual leadership and entrepreneurs’ conference organised by the students of the Department of Economics,...

Income

High Graduate Income: Is That All University Is About?

The link between educational attainment and income has long been known. Now Australians have more information about what graduates earn from different universities and courses. A recent report shows graduates from NSW universities generally have the highest median income. Unsurprisingly, so do graduates from dentistry and medicine courses. It’s tempting...

Changes

Changes To University Admission For Polytechnic Graduate

The Ministry of Education is introducing more changes to the university admission scoring system, which will come into effect in 2020. The changes will see the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University dropping the 20 per cent weightage given to O-level results for polytechnic graduate applicants. Polytechnic graduates...

UNICEF

Only 45% of girls in northern Nigeria attend school – UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF has expressed concern over the increasing out-of-school population in Nigeria, stating that only 45 per cent of girls in northern Nigeria are enrolled in schools. UNICEF said that poverty, early marriage and cultural beliefs were some of the factors that worsened the...

Edufirst

Edufirst Campaign to Reposition Education in Nigeria

Edufirst, an education technology (Edutech) company, has launched a campaign it hopes will help reposition and revolutionalise education in Nigeria, with more focus on technology adoption in education to address the poor standards of education, leveraging Information and Communications Technology (ICT). The key aim of the campaign is to reinforce...

Public Hearing

Senate Holds Public Hearing On 5 Educational Bills

A bill seeking the establishment of a Federal Polytechnic in Daura, Katsina State, was one of five that came under public hearing at the Senate on Tuesday. Newsmen report that Daura is the country home of President Muhammadu Buhari. When approved the proposed Federal Polytechnic, Daura, would be the first...

Business Ethics

FirstBank to Engage with Students on Business Ethics

First Bank of Nigeria Limited says it plans to engage with students on business ethics at the year’s edition of its ‘ethics challenge’ programme as part of efforts at shaping the future of the investment industry in Nigeria. In a statement, it said the ethics challenge, one of the university...

Questions

5 Questions To Ask When You Visit Campus

Choosing a college is hard, especially when you have no idea where to start looking — or what questions to ask when you get there. It can be intimidating when your tour guide asks, “Do you have any questions?” You’re probably overwhelmed by all the information you just heard. Here’s...

Useless

Education Is Useless When It Is Not In The Right Direction

The minister of labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said education that is not directed towards job creation is useless. He said school curriculum must change to include new and emerging skills. According to the minister, there is need for schools to revise their current curriculum to reflect modern...

Teaching Force

5 Things to Know About Today’s Teaching Force

The teaching force has continued to grow larger, less experienced, and more racially diverse. And the high numbers of teacher turnover have continued, especially among inexperienced and nonwhite teachers, a new analysis shows. Richard Ingersoll, a professor of education and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education,...

Batch C

NYSC postpones Batch C orientation course in Kaduna

The NYSC management postpones Batch C orientation course in Kaduna State because of security crisis. Due to the current security crisis in Kaduna, the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has postponed the orientation course of prospective corps members posted to the state indefinitely. The NYSC management in...

21

21-DAYS ULTIMATUM LECTURERS THREATENS STRIKE

  POLYTECHNIC LECTURERS THREATENS STRIKE, The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Are threatening to go on strike; After issuing a 21-day ultimatum to the Federal Government. The Union says Polytechnics, Across the country will be; shut down if the FG continues to; intimidate and force its members into the...

Ultimatum

Students Give State Government Ultimatum over Scholarship

The National Association of Kaduna State Students (NAKASS) has given the Kaduna state government 21 days Ultimatum to pay its members their 3 years scholarship allowances or have the state’s institutions shut down. Speaking at a news briefing held in Kaduna, the Secretary General of the association; Jeremiah Gwaza, said...

OSUN POLY

US COLLABORATES WITH OSUN POLY TO BOOST AGRIC

US collaborates With  Osun Poly, Iree has disclosed its partnership with the United State of America, USA, to boost agricultural technology in the institution. The Rector of Osun Poly, Dr. Jacob Agboola, disclosed this after a facility tour and press conference heralding the combined 6th convocation of the institution According...

BEST POLYTECHNIC

BEST POLYTECHNIC RANKED BY FG 2018

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has ranked Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Imo, as the best polytechnic in the country. Masa’udu Kazaure, executive secretary of the board, made this known in Kaduna on Sunday. Masa’udu Kazaure said the polytechnic emerged the best. After scoring 85.08% in the assessment of 112...

NUHU BAMALLI

NUHU BAMALLI POLYTECHNIC EMERGED CHAMPIONS

Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State, has emerged the champions of 2nd JAMB Higher Institutions Football competition in Ilorin. The boys from Zaria defeated University of Ilorin 3-2 on penalties after the regulation time had ended goalless on Saturday. Both University of Ilorin and Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic converted their first...

CANDIDATES

JAMB OFFERS ADMISSION TO 200,000 CANDIDATES

200,000 Jamb candidates have been; offered admission into tertiary institutions, for the 2018/2019 academic session – Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), ;said that the admission took effect after the board’s policy meeting in June in Gbongan;, Osun. – JAMB also urged candidates to go on their site and check...

Disrupt

Disrupt Berlin 2018: Conference For Students

In less than two months, thousands of the best and brightest minds from the European and international tech startup scene will attend Disrupt Berlin 2018. The conference, which takes place November 29-30, draws participants from more than 50 countries across Europe, Asia and beyond. It’s two full days of connection,...

CHANNELS

CHANNELS AWARDS BOOK LITERATURE PRIZE 2018

The Channels Book Club is a program produced by Channels Television to promote education and a literary culture in Nigeria and beyond. Since its inception, the show has promoted literary efforts; attracted and featured some of the most celebrated literary icons in Nigeria and showcased important literary events. In 2013,...

GUINNESS NIGERIA

GUINNESS NIGERIA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME APPLY

Applications are invited for the Guinness Nigeria Scholarship Scheme which will be provided to Nigerians who are seeking to pursue a degree program in Nigeria. Guinness Nigeria Scholarship Scheme For Nigerians 2019 The scholarship will provide full tuition for students who are currently studying in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics. Application...

miss

5 Special Ways To Make Your Girl Friend Miss You

1. A special song This is one of the most romantic ways of making her miss you. Just send her song that she knows is special to you and the lyrics should hold some meaning. In time, the song will become ‘your’ song, i.e, a song that means so much...

Adumadeyin

Adumadeyin Advocate Professional Qualification For Teacher

An educationist, Mr Wasiu Adumadeyin has urged government to compel teachers to take certain professional examinations and get licensed before they can be accredited to practice. Adumadeyin, also the proprietor of Waslat School, Apongbon, Lagos made this suggestion in an interview with Newsmen on Monday in Lagos. Teacher He is...

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...