Mallam Sanusi challenged northern governors to build a giant remedial college to accommodate all northern candidates, who fail to secure admission into conventional universities and for the use of mosques as schools.
Only 2.6m students secure varsity admission in six years, says NBS
Similarly, in 2011 a total of 1,636,356 applications were received while 417,341 students were admitted. This means only 26 per cent of students who applied for admission were offered across the 36 states and the FCT.
FUTO shut as management denies increasing tuition fees
They debunked claims of increment in tuition saying only the internet providers on campus increased the amount being charged students on campus for internet surfing.
Rights group laments government’s inability to meet basic education goals
President of the group, Dr. Ralph Inyinbor in a chat with The Guardian on the state of education in the country noted that basic education provides students with the opportunity to become...
Schools should expose pupils to national, global issues, says Ajayi
Executive Director, Africa Leadership Forum, Ibadan, Oyo State, Dr. Olumide Ajayi has charged education managers across the country to provide the kind of teaching and learning that...
Healthy eating habit by pupils enhances learning, says expert
For the umpteenth time, parents have been advised to expose their kids to healthy eating habits, particularly fruits and vegetables, owing to their effective role in child’s growth and academic success.
Vice chancellor seeks inclusion of private varsities in TETFund
Vice Chancellor of the Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, Prof Christian Anieke has appealed to the federal government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund...
Women, girls should have equal access to science education, says UNIC director, Kayanja
The Director, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Mr. Ronald Kayanja has stressed the need to encourage girls to study science subjects and pursue...
When DSS makes teachers’ discipline of pupils go wrong
It is often stated that teachers’ rewards are in heaven but a recent attack on some of them in a school in Calabar by security agents indicates that there are dire...