Distance Learning as agenda setting for change
THE news that Senate has approved the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) graduates to take part in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme is uplifting, as it has opened up new vistas for education in the country.
Improve teacher quality, ensure standards, upgrade facilities, stakeholders task Adamu
IF asked to hazard a guess, 54-year-old accounting graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Mallam Adamu Adamu, would have been the last person any member of the academic community would have contemplated as the one that would be saddled with the task of leading the Education Ministry.
Total exposes students to operations, career opportunities in oil, gas sector
THE need to acquaint students with various opportunities that would enable them make appropriate career choices in the oil and gas sector sectors, informed the Third Deep Water Open Day Forum of Total E&P Nigeria Limited (TEPNG), Deep Water District.
Rivers State wins 2nd Lafarge-Ovie Brume Literacy Competition
AFTER a keen contest at the grand finale of the 2nd Lafarge National Literacy Competition, Rivers State last week emerged winner of the competition.
IPMA-UK certifies Nigerian managers, honour Tenebe, others
A TOTAL of number of 178 new inductees have received practising licences and certificates from the International Professional Managers Associations, United Kingdom (IPMA-UK). The IPMA licences are known as Certified International Professional Managers (CIPM).
NOIC chairman wants CBN’s soft loans for students
CHAIRMAN, Board of Directors of Nigerian Opportunities Industrialisation Centre (NOIC), Lagos, Arch Bishop Magnus Adeyemi Atilade, has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to make soft loans available for graduates to enable them start up their own business.
Akwa Ibom teachers’ day of glory
DAILY, tones of arguments are advanced regarding the fallen of failing quality of education in the country. While this pathetic “sermon” lasts, the main characters in the business of imparting knowledge -teachers, are routinely lambasted and taunted by the society they live, and serve.
Why I Wrote A Girl and Proud, by Osime
PRINCIPAL of Loral International School, Igbesa, Ogun State, Mrs. Ekwutozia Osime, says she wrote A Girl and Proud iin order to bring to the fore, how to empower the girl child.
Trinity College celebrates 20 years of academic excellence, harps on credibility
Chairman of the school’s board, Mr. Samuel Olufemi Olatunji, while announcing activities lined up for the celebration, described the school’s period of existence as 20 years of academic excellence and God’s faithfulness.
Lagos to revamp public libraries
WITH the bulk of public libraries across the state either run down or in decrepit condition, the Lagos State government says it has girded its loins preparatory to refurbishing and creating more public libraries in the state.
ExxonMobil’s UAP produces seven new geological maps
SEVEN new maps have been published by the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), through the University Partnering Programme (UPP) of ExxonMobil’s affiliate, Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (EEPNL).
WAEC deplores presentation of ill-prepared students for exams
THE West African Examination Council (WAEC) has deplored the aberrant practice where schools present students to be examined in subjects they do not have existing teachers, or functional laboratories and equipment. Consequently, it has governments at differently level to halt the practice.