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Soyinka at 90: WSICE announces 90 finalists for essay competition

Organisers of Soyinka at 90 Birthday Essay Competition, ‘The Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange (WSICE), have announced the 90 finalists for the 2024 essay competition for senior secondary school students. The essay competition is one of the many activities to celebrate Mr Soyinka, who turns 90 on 13 July. Over the past 15 years, the […]

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Chinua Achebe’s daughter wins Harvard Medical School award

Maureen Achebe, daughter of the renowned novelist, late Chinua Achebe, has received the Brigham and Women’s Hospital 2024 Faculty Development and Diversity Awards. Her brother and chairman of the African Integrated Development Enterprise Public Benefit Corporation, Chidi Achebe, made this known in a LinkedIn post on July 2. Chidi stated that the hospital, a premier teaching

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Engaging Students During Summer Holiday: A Comprehensive Approach

Summer holidays offer students a much-needed break from the rigorous demands of the school year. However, this period can also be leveraged to ensure continued learning and personal growth. Engaging students during the summer can be achieved through a balanced mix of educational, recreational, and creative activities. 1. Educational Activities a. Summer Reading Programs: Encouraging

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Empowering Learners: Strategies for teaching slow learners with success

Teaching students who learn at a slower pace requires educators to adopt a multifaceted approach that blends patience, understanding, and effective instructional strategies. This essay explores the essential techniques and principles that teachers should embrace when working with slow learners. Firstly, it is crucial to develop Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs)tailored to each student’s unique needs

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Education is not a scam

Education is often heralded as a cornerstone of national development and personal growth. In Nigeria, a country with diverse cultures, languages, and socio-economic challenges, the role of education cannot be overstated. However, there are growing concerns and criticisms suggesting that education in Nigeria is a scam. It is necessary to debunk this notion by exploring

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FG welcomes 72 China-trained railway engineering graduates

The federal government has received 72 young Nigerian graduates of Railway Engineering in Abuja. These graduates, aged between 18 and 19 years, were sponsored by the Chinese Engineering and Construction Company (CECC) in 2019 to study railway engineering and other transportation-related courses in China. The sponsorship was part of the Corporate Social Responsibility of the

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AWC collaborates with Nasarawa State University to enhance leadership training

The Africa Women Conference (AWC) has announced a strengthened collaboration with Nasarawa State University to promote leadership and mentorship opportunities. A delegation from AWC recently visited the newly appointed Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sa’adatu Liman, in Keffi, Nasarawa State, to discuss the partnership. Jumai Ahmadu, the leader of the delegation and Co-convener of the Conference, congratulated

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Varsities boil again as FG, ASUU meet, workers protest Tuesday

The Academic Staff Union of Universities said it will be meeting with the Federal Government on July 25, 2024 over its unmet demands. This was as non-academic staff of universities declared on Sunday that they were set for a one-day protest on Tuesday on campuses over their withheld four-month salaries. The one-day protest would be

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British Council honours top Nigerian students

The British Council in Nigeria, in partnership with Cambridge International Examinations, has celebrated the remarkable achievements of Nigerian students. The outstanding Nigerian scholars were honoured last Thursday at an awards ceremony held at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event honored students who excelled in the June and November 2023 Cambridge International Education examination

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Tragedy strikes UNN, first-year student found dead in campus drainage

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has been plunged into mourning following the tragic discovery of a first-year student’s lifeless body in a campus drainage on Friday, July 5. The deceased, identified as Favour Okenyi, was a student from the Department of Medical Laboratory Science. The grim discovery was made near Akanu Ibiam Stadium, a

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NELFUND announces 36 state schools for student loan

The Nigerian Education Loan Fund, on Sunday, said a total of 36 state-owned tertiary institutions had been cleared to beneift from the student loan scheme. It said the students of the 36 institutions could now apply for student loans. “The management of NELFUND is pleased to announce that students enrolled in the following 36 state-owned

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ASUP warns of looming crisis over controversial polytechnic scheme of service

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has raised alarm bells, accusing senior federal officials of orchestrating a scheme that threatens the very existence of polytechnic education in Nigeria. Following a critical National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja, ASUP issued a stern 15-day ultimatum to both federal and state governments to halt the implementation

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