The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the trade unions of the Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, and the institution’s Pro-Chancelor, Gbemisola Saraki, are set for a show down as the unions accused her of running the school like her personal estate.
People with passion for education should head ministry, says Ogunde
For the country’s education sector to witness desired growth, Principal Consultant, Edumark, Mrs. Yinka Ogunde, has said those with passion and perfect understanding of the need of the sector should be at the helm of affairs.
Kaduna NUT condemns agitation for local council autonomy, funding of education
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna State Wing, has said that local councils have no financial muscle to manage primary education with the meagre resources allocated to them.
‘Immoral’ textbooks and battle for souls of schoolchildren
They cited the example of a group of students who arranged a mass wedding ceremony among themselves right on the school premises under the nose of their teachers. That was in a school in Bauchi State.
Registry key to functional university system, says Okebukola
The former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola has described the registry in tertiary institutions as the heartbeat of university system.
‘Conducive milieu critical to effective teaching, learning’
If educational institutions in the country must achieve effective teaching and learning, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Lagos, Funso Falade posited that a conducive environment with modern facilities is very crucial.
Foundation counsels youths on career choice, violence
The GAF president, Isaac Moses who spoke with reporters on the mission of the foundation said the programme was aimed at addressing the myriad of problems confronting Nigerian youths.
Ethics Marshals International inducts YABATECH lecturers, students to curb exams malpractices
Founder of the organisation, Ike Onyechere said the induction was necessary to promote the implementation of policy of best practices, as well as zero tolerance for exam malpractices in colleges and beyond.
Bank boosts Kings’ College environmental campaign
As part of its contribution to the clean environment campaign, Sterling Bank recently donated 35 branded overall uniforms to Kings College to support the school’s campaign for clean environment.
12,000 students to participate in Lagos entrepreneurial programme
The programme tagged, “Ready Set Work Programme,”is designed to prepare final year students of tertiary institutions in the state for life after school. The partita ting schools include
VC states role of private institutions in tackling admission deficit
The Vice Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Professor Aize Obayan, has expressed the crucial role of privately owned tertiary institutions in addressing the admission deficit in government owned schools. The V.C, who spoke yesterday at the commencement of the school’s 2017/2018 Academic Session admission screening exercise, noted that private institutions in the country have…