Bishop petitions Buhari over indiscriminate opening of private schools in FCT
THE Anglican Bishop of Kubwa Diocese, Abuja, Rev. Duke T. Akamisoko, has expressed worry over what he described as the arbitrary opening and running of private schools within the Federal Capital Territory, without adherence to standard guidelines and regulations.
‘NYSC has no ghost corps members’
THE Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, has debunked a media report in one of a national daily that there were “ghost corps members,” serving in different parts of the country.
Onwenu decries ‘dying’ reading culture among Nigerian youths
DIRECTOR General of the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Onyeka Onwenu, has decried the decline in reading culture in the country, and called on the general public, especially parents, to work harder towards ensuring is improvement.
AUN forges great partnership between town, gown
EARNING a degree from Yola, Adamawa State-based American University of Nigeria (AUN), is not just about attending classes in 21st century classrooms, on a high-tech university campus.
UNILAG alumnus bags 7UP Harvard MBA scholarship
Twenty-eight-old Bankole Rasheed Makanju, a 2010 Electrical Engineering graduate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), has emerged winner of the 2015 7UP Harvard Business School’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) Scholarship.
Stepping into the past with online degrees
IN July, 2012, President of University of Virginia, Teresa A. Sullivan, was summarily dismissed. And in similar fashion, she was summarily reinstated by the school’s board of visitors.
WAEC commissions new Abia branch
IN line with its new policy of not operating from rented apartments, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Friday commissioned its N210.6 million Abia State branch office in Umuahia.
Federal polytechnics: Whither your governing councils?
SINCE the announcement on July 16, 2015 that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution of the governing boards of federal parastatals, agencies and institutions, many Nigerians have remained unsettled by the lack of clarity on the scope or spread of the announced dissolution. It was perhaps in reaction to that ambiguity that subtle agitations…
Unfulfilled promise : WAEC’s unpaid N4 billion debt
TO promise what is impossible is to deceive people. A lot of people often promise what they know they cannot fulfill. This is very common among politicians who are fond of taking advantage of the poor economic situation of Nigeria, for which they are mainly responsible. It is certain that due to the great awareness…
NUT Blast JAMB’s 150 Cut-off Marks For Polytechnics, Colleges
Nigeria Union of Teachers has express complete disapproval of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board policy to place cut-off marks for students seeking admission into Universities at 180 and 150 for those seeking admission into Polytechnics and Colleges of Education.