Tagged: school

National Universities

FUOYE to host 1st National Universities Commission

All is; set for the maiden edition of 2019 1st Quarter National Universities Commission Parastatal Servicom Committee meeting to be hosted by the Federal University, Oye in Ekiti state. Chris Mayaki, Director in the office of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Kayode Soremekun, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency...

Bus

Bus Catches Fire At UNILAG — The 4th Tragedy

Around 4pm on Wednesday, a commercial bus caught fire opposite the Faculty of Environmental Science, near the Multipurpose Hall of the University of Lagos. One of the students said an uncompleted library in the school collapsed this week, and there were at least three fire outbreaks within the school premises....

internships

SOEs offer certified internships to 9,000 university students

A certified internships program is being offered to 9,000 university students to provide them with first-hand job experience. State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Rini Soemarno said on Wednesday the six-month internships program was designed to prepare students to be competitive in the job market. “The program is included in the SKS...

Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa reveals plans to build a new university

He’s stayed a bit quiet on the details, but Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his government will look to build at least one more new university in SA. The learners of Mzansi may just have another avenue to explore when they leave school. Cyril Ramaphosa told guests attending his speech in...

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...

Goal

Goal announces partnership with HIFL

Goal Nigeria is proud to announce to have reached an agreement; with the Higher Institutions Football League (HiFL) as online media partner. The agreement will see Goal, a subsidiary of DAZN promote the 2019 edition across its digital platforms with weekly editorials, features, news and player profiles. Goal will in...

CCSLD

UNIPORT Business School partners CCSLD

THE University of Port Harcourt Business School, one of Nigeria’s frontline management and leadership training centres, has entered into a partnership with the Centre for Cultural Savvy and Leadership Development, CCSLD Consulting, a leading talent management company based in Manchester, United Kingdom. Under the partnership; UNIPORT Business School will certify...

Bingham University

Bingham University Inducts 31 Medical Graduates

College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Bingham University, Karu, Abuja on Tuesday inducted 31 graduate medical doctors of medicine and surgery from the institution. In his brief address at the Physician’s Oath Taking ceremony; held at the Bingham Hospital in Jos, the Plateau state capital, the Vice-chancellor, Prof. Williams Qurix...

Esther

Esther Okade: 10-year-old Nigerian Maths Genius

Ten-year-old Nigerian Esther Okade is United Kingdom’s youngest college fresh candidate. She told CNN in this report that she would wish to do her Phd in financial maths when she is 13. At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa in “Frozen,”...

Anchor

Anchor – We’ll soon be one of top five varsities

The Vice-Chancellor of Anchor University, in Ipaja, Lagos, Prof. Joseph Afolayan, said the university was on its way to becoming one of the top five universities in the country. The VC made this known during the third matriculation of the school where; 134 students were matriculated. The figure, according to...

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...

Miscreants

Unilorin Arrests three Suspected Miscreants

The University of Ilorin says its security operatives have arrested three suspected miscreants who have been terrorising the university community for some time now. According to the University of Ilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the arrest was; made on Feb. 22 after the University Security Patrol Team raided the hoodlums;...

electric

Singapore university partners Volvo to pilot electric bus

Just over a year after first announcing plans to collaborate, Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and Volvo Buses have launched a driverless electric bus stretching 12 metres long and able to accommodate 80 passengers. Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Volvo Buses have unveiled a full-size autonomous electric bus that stretches...

Israel Galadima

Israel Galadima: Investing in future of Borno children

Israel Galadima, who scored 364 marks to come first in the 2018 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination, is from Biu, in the Southern part of Borno State. Upon hearing the good news, Governor Kashim Shettima hosted Israel Galadima and his mother, Jummai Galadima, a Lagos based banker at...

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...

unemployment

Varsity repositions to tackle unemployment

Worried by the increased cases of unemployment confronting our graduates, Bowen University, Iwo has prioritized entrepreneurial and market-driven programmes in the institution. The Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical and Health Sciences of the university; Prof Matthew Olaogun who; disclosed this said the era of unemployment for graduates is; over and...

Law School

Problems Of Nigerian Law School And Facts

The Nigerian Law School which represents the pinnacle of legal education in Nigeria suffers from the following problems: Disparity in sale of forms The Nigerian Law School issues Law School forms to Nigerian faculties of law; depending on their standing with the Council of Legal Education. It is not uncommon...

AIR FORCE INSTITUTE

AIR FORCE INSTITUTE ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2019

The management of the Air Force Institute Academic calendar for 201/19 of Technology (AFIT), Kaduna has released the updated academic calendar for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for the first semester and second semester, 2018/2019 academic session.     Air Force Institute Academic Calendar for 2018/19. Note to Mobile users: Scroll...

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...

CRS

CRS RESTORED AS A SUBJECT IN SCHOOL BY FG

The Association of Christian Schools in Nigeria (ACSN) has; commended the Federal Government for restoring Christian Religions Studies (CRS) as a subject on its own in schools curriculum. The association, which gave; the commendation in a communiqué signed by its Chairman, Dr Ekaette Ettang and other stakeholders after a general...

Women engineers

Women engineers partner NNPC, offer scholarship to pupils

To boost participation of young girls in the engineering field, the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) has presented scholarship to 21 pupils to study engineering courses up to the university level. The initiative sponsored by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) under the leadership of its Group...

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...