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Lagos family donates hostel, calls for on-campus residence for school staff

A former Minister of Works, Adeseye Ogunlewe, has said principals and teachers should be living on campuses for effective performance aimed at adequately monitoring and tutoring students on the school premises. Ogunlewe stated this during the foundation laying of a 100-bed space capacity twin hostel to be donated to the Lagos State Civil Service Model […]

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Na’Allah bows out as UniAbuja VC, hands over to Maikudi

Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah, on Monday, handed over the affairs of the University of Abuja to the acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Aisha Maikudi. Na’Allah was appointed as the vice-chancellor of the university on July 1, 2019. Prior to his appointment as UniAbuja VC, he served as VC of state-owned Kwara State University, Malete in Kwara State.

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Varsities governing councils to be inaugurated July 4

The Governing Councils of Federal universities, polytechnics and other tertiary institutions will be inaugurated on July 4, 2024. The Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, Prof. Aisha Maikudi, made this known while giving her acceptance speech on Monday, while assuming the affairs of the institution. A total of 560 individuals were appointed to

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NTIC student achieves outstanding 8.5 score in IELTS

Akande Barakah Anjolaoluwa, a student of Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC), has emerged as the top performer for Nigeria in the prestigious International English Language Testing System (IELTS), achieving an exceptional score of 8.5 out of 9 points. The achievement marks a significant milestone for Anjolaoluwa and underscores her remarkable proficiency in the English language,

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APEN webinar advocates emotional wellness for enhanced student success

The Association of Private Educators in Nigeria (APEN) hosted an event centered on the critical integration of emotional wellness into the learning environment. Themed “The Role of Emotional Wellness in Learning,” the seminar spotlighted how fostering emotional health can significantly elevate student engagement, resilience, and academic performance. Shakirah Olajobi, the keynote speaker, who is the

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Series: Taking Education to the Next Level Through Technology

The advent of technology has opened pathways into different sectors as well as in education. Introduction of technology into the educational systems is changing learning by students, teaching techniques by teachers and institutional operations (Johnson, Becker, Estrada & Freeman 2014). This change is anticipated to make learning more accessible, interesting and effective. One of the

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Series: Why Nigerian teachers are broke

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, faces numerous challenges in its education sector, with the financial plight of teachers being one of the most pressing issues. Several factors contribute to the poor financial status of Nigerian teachers, including inadequate salaries, delayed payments, insufficient funding for education, and systemic corruption. One of the primary reasons Nigerian teachers

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Ogunlewe urges Lagos to give students free textbooks, exercise books

A former minister of works and housing, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, has said a lot still needs to be done in the education sector in Lagos, despite a noticeable improvement in standards. Ogunlewe said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos. He spoke on the sidelines of the foundation laying

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Ogun students demand end to Adire importation

The National Association of Ogun State Students, on Sunday, urged the Federal Government to move against the importation of imitated Adire fabric from China. Adire (tie and dye) is a locally-produced fabric from Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, providing jobs for thousands of people. The popular Adire Market, Itoku, which is the traditional headquarters of

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UNIBEN electricity disconnected over N300m monthly bill – VC

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Prof. Lilian Salami, has expressed concern over the devastating impact of the recent 300 per cent electricity tariff hike on Nigerian universities. She lamented the heavy toll on the Nigerian universities, insisting that most of the public institutions in the country were on the verge of bankruptcy. Salami,

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Lagos school holds cholera awareness campaign

The Masterguide College, Egbeda, Lagos, has embarked on a campaign to raise public awareness about the current cholera outbreak in Nigeria. A statement by the school revealed that Masterguide College chose awareness about the disease as the theme for this year’s community outreach. The Proprietress of Masterguide Schools, Mrs Ngozi Ogbonna, said corporate social responsibility

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Academy seeks public, private sectors collaboration for engineering devt

The Nigerian Academy of Engineering has called for improved collaboration between the government, industry and academia for growth in the techno-entrepreneurship sector and engineering fields. A former president of the academy, Joanna Maduka, stated that at a lecture she delivered on “Government-industry-Academia collaboration in Nigeria’s techno-entrepreneurship ecosystem,” at the investiture of Prof Rahamon Bello as

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“Save our schools” — Shehu Sani urges Northern leaders to revitalise education

Former Senator Shehu Sani has issued a dire warning to Northern leaders, emphasizing the urgent need to take education seriously to prevent the imminent collapse of public schools in the region. Speaking at the 40th-anniversary celebration of Government Science College, Kagara, organized by the Kagara Old Boys Association (KAGOBA) class of 1984 in Minna, Niger

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ANCOPSS hails appointment of Idris as head of Almajiri Education Commission

The All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) has applauded the appointment of Muhammad Sani Idris as the Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Almajiri and Out-of-School Children’s Education, describing it as well-deserved. During a courtesy visit by ANCOPSS members from Yobe State to Idris in Abuja, National President Alhaji Muhammad Ibn

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UNILAG VC vows to reinstate banned SUG

In a recent meeting with the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Folasade Ogunsola, committed to reinstating the institution’s banned Students Union Government (SUG). This assurance came following the expiration of a 14-day ultimatum issued by NANS, demanding the reinstatement. During the visit, Ogunsola emphasised the

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