Tagged: polytechnic

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....

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...

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,...

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....

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...

ISAH

KOGI POLY RECTOR, ISAH FINALLY STEPPED DOWN .

Following much pressure mounted by different bodies in the institution that his leadership style is no longer acceptable, the Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Mr Isah Mohammed has finally stepped down. Mr Isah Mohammed has officially handed over to the Deputy Rector, Dr Attah Haruna who will be on acting...

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...

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...

Entrepreneurs

Foreign Institution Partner To Develop Entrepreneurs

The International Centre for Leadership and Entrepreneur Development has partnered an institution based in Europe to upscale the capacity of entrepreneurs in Nigeria. The Founder and Chairman of ICLED, Prof. Olajumoke Familoni, said the partnership with the University of Salamanca, Spain, was necessary to achieve the centre’s objective of delivering...

Konga

Students To Access Flexible Payment Plan on Konga

AS part of efforts to reward loyal customers and allow them the best summer shopping experience, e-commerce platform, Konga, has put on sale products from its inventory at discounts for its Back to School promotion which runs from Monday August 27th to Sunday September 9th 2018. Students in a library...

Solitaire

BUILDING A PEG SOLITAIRE GAME

If you want to play the game – Ivo Peg Solitaire, it’s available here: http://pegsolitaire.ivaylopavlov.com On my journey to try out new technologies and languages, the next stop after the IvoTetris Game built in Angular and TypeScript, was React and ES6. I got the online course on React on Udemy from Max...

KSP

KOGI STATE POLY, KSP UTME SCREENING DATES.

Kogi State Polytechnic, KSP Post UTME screening dates (Schedule) for the 2018/2019 admission exercise have been released. The released schedule will serve as Kogi State Poly, KSP Post-UTME screening timetable for the 2018/2019 academic session. All candidates who have applied for the KSP 2018/2019 admission screening exercise should take note...

Google

Google Is Irresponsible Claims Fortnite Chief In Bug Row

The leader of the firm behind the hit game Fortnite has accused Google of being “irresponsible” in the way it revealed a flaw affecting the Android version of the title. On Friday, Google made public that hackers could hijack the game’s installation software to load malware. The installer is needed because...

Forgive

Who Forgive More in A Relationship? MAN OR WOMAN

In relationships and marriages, partners are bound to offend each other but, one of the factors that determine a successful marriage or relationship is the ability of both partners to forgive each other and move on in love. Women forgive more – Predaberry Osadebe I believe women forgive more in...

funds

SCIENTIST WANTS MORE FUNDS IN RESEARCH

Scientists have urged the Federal Government to deem it necessary to provide enough funds for research and development in Nigerian universities. They said if more funds were; allocated to the researchers, it would pave the way for them; to carry out the scientific research successfully in the country. They spoke...

APP TO HELP STUDENTS, PARENTS WITH HOMEWORK

According to Lifewire, these mobile app might be what you need to get the most out of education. Getting homework done can be a difficult process for a child. Some students may find it easy to learn in the classroom but have problems retaining that knowledge later in the evening....

SOSAN

SOSAN Urges Students to Learn French to Boost Career

A former Deovernor of Lagos State, Mrs Sarah Sosan, on Saturday urged Nigerian students to learn French to increase their chances of getting international jobs. Sosan, also a former school principal, said in Lagos that French was the second most widely taught and learned language after English and the sixth...

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...

ATAP

ATAP Engage ICPC & NSCDC Over Certificate Forgery

Bauchi State government – owned Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, ATAP says it has engaged the services of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC to check the disturbing practice of forgery of the institution’s certificates. Mr Abdullahi Adamu,...

IMOPOLY

IMOPOLY PROTEST KILLING OF THEIR COLLEAGUES

Students of the Imo state Polytechnic, Imopoly, on Monday staged a demonstration on the Owerri- Port Harcourt Expressway to protest against the killing of three of their colleagues by a speeding truck. The Imopoly students claimed that the deceased were; knocked down by the driver of the vehicle on Sunday...

Vocational

Chinese Partners YABATECH on Vocational Education

Chinese government institutions are looking to the Yaba College of Technology for partnership on vocational education. The college, popularly known as YABATECH is a leading provider of technical education in Nigeria beyond being the first to offer such in the country. Officials of Chinese Polytechnic, Guangzhou Panyu and a Chinese...