Tagged: polytechnic

addressing

No university policies addressing sexual abuse

The United States embassy Abuja honoured Women’s History Month, with a call on ending sexual harassment in educational institutions, addressing the rampant trend with a panel discussion and a film screening of ‘The Hunting Ground’ examining the root of sexual harassment, the complicit roles of the institutions and the effect...

hearing

Over 8.5m Nigerians Have Hearing Problem – WHO

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, NAUTH, Nnewi, Anambra State, yesterday; said unless appropriate action is; taken to curb the increasing cases of hearing loss; 630 million people will have problem by 2030 in the world; while the problem will increase to 900 million by 2050. It said that already, the...

reading

TETFund boss laments dwindling reading, publishing culture

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, has decried the dwindling reading and publishing culture in Nigeria. Bogoro spoke on Thursday at the University of Calabar in Cross River State during the commissioning of a N330m ultra-modern Academic Publishing Centre in the institution. He said, “It...

illness

Levels of distress and illness among students alarmingly high

A poll of almost 38,000 UK students suggests rates of psychological distress and illness are on the rise in universities, with “alarmingly high” levels of anxiety, loneliness, substance misuse and thoughts of self-harm. Researchers say the report, seen exclusively by the Guardian, is; the largest mental health survey ever conducted...

developers

ForLoop: Continent’s Largest Community for Developers

It’s 2015 and Ridwan Olalere is the Engineering Manager at Hotels.ng and finding local developers has been quite a task. Developer communities are still a relatively new concept and foreign-based communities like GitHub are not yet popular. Akinola Falomo’s DevCenter, launched in 2014, is still in its infancy with a...

Teacher Education

How To Boost Teacher Education In Nigeria

The immediate past deputy vice chancellor (Academics) of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Professor Nike Sidiqat Ijaiya, has called on the Federal Government to evolve an ICT-driven policy framework for colleges and faculties of education in Nigeria for the enhancement of teacher education. Professor Ijaiya who made this call...

ASUU PRESIDENT TASKS BUHARI TO STABLE GROWTH

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU President on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come up with policies that would stimulate economic growth for; the benefit of poorpeople during his next four-year tenure. The National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi made the call in an interview...

TO IMPROVE ICT

TO IMPROVE ICT FG PARTNERS WITH SCHOOL MEDIA

The federal Government, has; restated its commitment to effective deployment of Information Communication Technology to improve ICT education in Nigerian schools. This was; announced at the commissioning of Skool Media Technology Experience Centres at Queens College, Yaba, Federal Government College, ljanikin and Federal Science and Technical College (F.S.T.C), Yaba. Permanent...

PROF OGUNYEMI

PROF OGUNYEMI CONDEMNS PUBLIC SCHOOL STRIKE

The president, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, joined other; Nigerians to condemn the use of strikes to compel the government to honour agreements. He, however, said; strikes were the only language government understood to meet public demands. Prof Ogunyemi, who spoke after the union suspended its...

mental illness

6 out of 10 Nigerian women have mental illness – Psychiatrist

A university lecturer ‎ Dr Auwal Sani Salihu, has said six out of 10 women are suffering from mental illness while four out of 10 men also suffer from the same illnesses in Nigeria. Dr Auwal, said this in Kaduna at a workshop on mental illness organised by the Federal...

NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE

4 REASONS WHY NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE

There are several reasons why Nigerian Students should vote for the 2019 Presidential elections and the turnout of of youths will decide who leads Nigeria and how the Future of millions of people will be in the future. REASONS WHY NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE 1  FOR A GOOD LEADER Good...

jamb sets

JAMB SETS FOR 2019 UTME DATE FIXED

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB sets on Monday said that; it is fully prepared for; the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The board made this; known in its weekly Bulletin of the Office of the Registrar and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in...

productivity

Productivity Apps For University Students 2019

Here are five mobile and web-based apps that can help boost your academic productivity and keep you well organised every semester. Undergraduates are; often faced with the challenge of managing stress that comes with attending lectures; assignments deadlines, projects, examinations and even their social life. This productivity apps will help...

PDP assures

PDP ASSURES UNINTERRUPTED SCHOOL CALENDAR

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP assures, has given assurance that; if elected back to power in 2019, it will ensure an uninterrupted education calendar in the sector. Mrs Jennifer Atiku, wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, gave the assurance in her remarks at the flag-off of the...

ABIA STATE POLYTECHNIC

ABIA STATE POLYTECHNIC RESUMPTION ANNOUNCED

The Management of Abia State Polytechnic Aba has; approved resumption of work and academic activities of the Polytechnic after the Christmas break. This  has confirmed; according to Mrs Comfort Nwabughogu Ag Registrar;, The academic activities has been scheduled; to kickoff from in Abia State Polytechnic Monday 7th January 2019;. All...

2019 ELECTIONS

2019 ELECTIONS NOT FOR US SAYS ASUP

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said that its nationwide strike is not for 2019 elections. which it embarked upon since December 12, 2018 is not targeted at sabotaging the government and has nothing to do with the 2019 elections, but a struggle to get government live to...

studying chemistry

THE IMPACT OF STUDYING CHEMISTRY

What is the impact of studying chemistry, and why would you want to learn about it? Chemistry is the study of matter and its interactions with other matter and energy. Here’s a look at the importance of chemistry and why you should study it. Chemistry has a reputation; for being...

data

Data Protection: Cyber Security Trends To Watch In 2019

Data protection is no longer just a technology issue. It is political and commercial impact is far-reaching. In 2018, we saw the Europe Union introduce sweeping data protection legislation under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). And in the United States, leaders of tech giants testified before Congress regarding data...

Resolutions Students Should Make In 2019

See you later, 2018!” Right after they say this, 26 percent of students will make a New Year resolutions for 2019, according to data. There are so many happy thoughts in the mix: “get more sleep” (31 percent), “spend more time with family” (30 percent), even “learn a new skill”...

LAWS

LAWS MADE IN POLYTECHNIC IBADAN

A total number of; 9,549 students of the Polytechnic Ibadan, makes laws have been awarded; National and Higher National diplomas, the rector of, Prof. Olatunde Fawole, has said, in Polytechnic ibadan Also, the chairman of the Governing Council, Professor Isaac Adebayo, said to enhance performance of the institution, some administrative...

KIDNAPPERS ATTACKS RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC

Academic activities was suspended due to kidnappers; Monday following the killing of a lecturer of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Mr Taiwo Akinyemi by kidnappers;. Akinyemi was abducted last Tuesday along; with three others near Amurin Village along Owo- Akure Road. The killing of the lecturer may be...

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...

industrialisation

Buhari Hinges Nation’s Industrialisation On Education

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that quality education is a key element to the nation’s industrialisation and development. Buhari, represented by Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Isha’aq Oloyode, stated this at the weekend at the 44th convocation ceremony of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Benin City, Edo...

Okoya

Prof Okoya – Mathematics, Key to Technological Development

Mathematical modelling can be used to solve myriads of problems facing Nigeria, a professor of Mathematics, Samuel Segun Okoya, has said. Delivering the 329th Inaugural lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife titled: “The many ‘faces’ of thermal explosion: mathematical modeling point of view”, Tuesday last week, Okoya said...