Ogun schools lead as NECO releases 2018 Cowbellpedia qualifying results
Analysis from the 2018 Cowbellpedia Qualifying Examination results released by the National Examination Council (NECO), has shown that schools in Ogun State has produced the highest number of qualified candidates.
‘Counseling, key to achieving optimal performance, national development’
A Professor of Counselling Psychology, University of Ibadan (UI), Prof. Olayinka Salami has identified counselling as necessary ingredient for human and national development.
FG evolving new strategies for safe schools- Minister
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan on Monday said that the Federal Government was evolving new strategies to ensure safe schools in the country.Alhassan made this known at workshop titled “Elimination of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) in Nigeria” organised by Jose Foundation in Abuja.
FG sets 2019 as deadline for teachers’ qualification says, Adamu Adamu
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has urged teachers to ensure they were qualified, licensed and registered before 2019 or be flushed out of the classrooms.Adamu gave the warning while monitoring the 2018 Batch A Teacher Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) in Abuja on Saturday.
740 pupils share two toilets in Nasarawa public school, says Headmaster
Over 740 primary pupils of LEA Primary School in Nyanya-Gwandara, Nasarawa State, share only two toilets. Headmaster of the school, Mr. Akwe Omadefu, made the revelation in Nyanya-Gwandara when a team of officials of the Network of Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) visited the school as part of their activities to commemorate this year’s Menstrual Hygiene…
Taming the scourge of suicide among students
As dreadful and abominable the act of terminating one’s life in Africa is, it is indeed horrendous that the contemporary Nigerian youths find suicide as a soothing healer of depression.Young people’s inability to manage frustration and despair seems to be on the rise with the government....
Varsity collaborates with partners, industries on curriculum review
As part of efforts to bridge the skill deficiency gap between graduates and the industry, Technical University (TechU) Ibadan, has begun moves to review its curriculum to meet up with industry standards.
Group warns institutions against post -UTME screening
A non-governmental organisation, Legal Defence Assistance Project (LEDAP) has warned managers of the nation’s tertiary institutions against conducting the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinaion (UTME), warning that there’s a subsisting order of the court against the exercise.
Babcock varsity seeks youths’ participation in agriculture
To support the Federal Government in boosting the status of agriculture and food security in Nigeria, Babcock University, Ilishan has offered 30 per cent tuition discount to all intakes into various department offering agricultural programmes.
Igbinedion chancellor tasks new council members on varsity’s growth
Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, has charged the newly constituted council members of the university to improve on the gains of previous councils as well as take the development of the university to a higher level.
Author laments poor use of English Language among Nigerians
Author and veteran broadcaster, Mrs. Bimbo Oloyede has deplored the poor usage of English Language among Nigerians, particularly journalists, customer service providers, teachers, and even politicians, blaming the development on poor training, illiteracy and influences of dialect.