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APPLY: University of Toronto 5000 Scholarship in Canada

The University of Toronto invites applications for its prestigious International Scholarship program in Canada. This fully funded scholarship is open to international students who wish to pursue their studies at one of the world’s leading universities. Eligibility: To qualify for the University of Toronto International Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: 1. English Language […]

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APPLY: McGill University Scholarships in Canada 2025

The McGill University Scholarships in Canada 2025 has announcement scholarships, fully funded, are available for international students aiming to pursue Master’s and Doctoral degree programs. McGill University is offering up to 60 full scholarships and 20 partial scholarships, providing an exceptional opportunity for talented students to study at one of the top-ranked universities globally, currently

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Breaking News: NELFUND expands coverage with 12 New State Universities onboarded

The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has announced the inclusion of twelve additional state government-owned tertiary institutions into its student loan application portal. This development brings the total number of participating state institutions to 48, up from the initial 36. The announcement, made through a press statement dated July 10th, 2024, signed by Nasir Ayitogo,

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Why Financial skills are important for students

Financial literacy is a critical life skill that empowers individuals to make informed decisions about money management, investments, and personal finances. For students, developing these skills early on not only prepares them for financial independence but also equips them to navigate the complexities of a modern economy. 1. Personal Financial Management: Understanding basic financial concepts

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Federal Polytechnic Ayede matriculates 381 students, promises dual certificates at graduation

The Federal Polytechnic Ayede, located in Ogbomoso, Oyo state, held its second matriculation ceremony, welcoming 381 new students into the institution. The event took place at the polytechnic’s temporary site in Iresa-Pupa. During the ceremony, the rector of the polytechnic, Taofeek Adekunle Abdul-Hameed, addressed the matriculating students, urging them to uphold moral standards and avoid

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Benue State Governor Advocates for Girl Child Education with Generous Donation to FGGC Gboko

In a significant gesture supporting girl child Education and gender inclusiveness, the Governor of Benue State, Rev. Fr. Dr. Hyacinth Iormem Alia, donated 50 bags of rice and 8 cows to the Federal Government Girls’ College, Gboko, to enhance the nutrition and well-being of the Students. During an unofficial visit to the School on Saturday,

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National Development: Building a Sustainable Future Through Education in Nigeria

Nations that have achieved significant development have done so through a deliberate and intentional approach. This intentionality stems from a collective desire to transform from a state of economic and social challenges to a more prosperous and sustainable future. Central to this transformation is the recognition that creating a solid foundation for the young generation

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UniAbuja staff protest unpaid salaries

Non-teaching staff members of Nigerian universities, under the Joint Action Committee (JAC) comprising the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), staged a protest in Abuja on Tuesday. The protest highlighted ongoing grievances, including unpaid salaries and unfulfilled agreements with the federal government. The

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JAMB cracks down on underage admissions, warns universities

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has issued a warning to universities and other tertiary institutions to cease the admission of underage students, labeling such practices as “illegal.” Speaking at the opening of the seventh biennial conference of the Committee of Pro-Chancellors of State-Owned Universities in Nigeria, held on

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“Staff members are serving as bandit informants” — VC alleges

The Vice-Chancellor of Federal University Dutsinma in Katsina State, Prof. Armaya’u Bichi, has alleged that some of the staff of the institution are acting as informants for bandits. This startling claim was made public during a press briefing in Katsina on Tuesday, throwing a spotlight on the escalating insecurity that has plagued the region. Bichi

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Lagos school bus driver bags life jail for defiling three-year-old

Justice Rahman Oshodi of the Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, in Lagos, on Tuesday, sentenced a school bus driver, Michael Mowete, to life imprisonment for defiling a three-year-old child. The judge held that the prosecution was able to discharge the burden of proof against Mowete. He said that the convict’s allegation of having

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Kwara, Kano varsities expel 204 students for misconduct

The Kwara State University, Malete has expelled 175 students for various offences. This was as the Bayero University Kano expelled 29 students for their involvement in examination misconduct. The BUK also rusticated three students and warned 15 others. The Kwara State University acting Director, University Relations, Dr Saeedat Aliyu, announced the expulsion of 175 students

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Continental Hotels launches hospitality training academy

In a move to address the skilled manpower shortage in Nigeria’s hospitality sector, the Continental Hotels Group has launched its maiden Continental Hotels Training Academy. According to a statement signed by the hotel’s Cluster Director, Niyi Agoro,the unveiling ceremony took place at the University of Lagos, attracting hundreds of students, university authorities, and former Information

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