Tagged: universities

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....

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...

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....

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...

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...

SEXUAL

Disgrace Lecturers Involve in Sexual Harassment

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has charged Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities to publish the names of lecturers found wanting over allegations of sexual harassment of their students. The Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, gave this charge at the Redeemer’s University in Ede, Osun, on Monday. He said this...

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...

Hubs

Improve Curriculum Technological Hubs For Students

Some stakeholders on in Lagos called on government at all levels to upgrade education curriculum and provide more technological hubs for students in tertiary institutions. The stakeholders made the call in interviews at the closing of a free four-weeekend Java training programme organised by Paradigm Initiative. About 17 undergraduates from...

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...

AGBAMI

AGBAMI Medical & Engineering Professional Scholarship

Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company and operator of the Agbami Field, in its continuous support for capacity building in the health and engineering sectors as a strategic feed into the national manpower pool, is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to qualified Nigerian students from ALL...

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...

OLANIYI

OLAYINKA OLANIYI DEFRAUDS US UNIVERSITIES

A Nigerian man, identified as Olayinka Olaniyi, has been been; pronounced guilty of defrauding universities in the United States, and is; due to be sentenced to jail. The 34-year-old was living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the time he committed the fraud, alongside his partner-in-crime, 29-year-old Damilola Solomon Ibiwoye. Both...

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...

Part-Time

China to Allow International Students Work Part-Time

The Chinese Ministry of Education has revealed plans to allow international students at Chinese universities nationwide to work part-time in a bid to make the country’s education system more attractive. China is well on its way to its target of hosting 500,000 international students by 2020 New regulations will help...