The Federal Government yesterday ordered the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to make Christian Religious Knowledge and Islamic Religious Knowledge distinctive subjects in the basic education curriculum.
ICPC mulls new curriculum to check examination malpractices
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said it would introduce national values into school curriculum to curb exam malpractices in schools.
Wolverhampton University UK honours FECA Provost
The University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, has urged her former students in Africa to come back home and impact their countries and humanity at large positively with the skills acquired from the institution. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Geoff Layer, iterated this during the alumni dinner and award nite last weekend at Sheraton Hotel and Towers…
SSG charges LASU to focus on innovative research
The Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), Mr Tunji Bello has enjoined the management of Lagos State University (LASU) to channel the institution’s academic programmes towards societal and entrepreneurial needs to ensure rapid development.
65 % of Nigerian schools lack electricity, says UN chief
Edward Kallon has disclosed that about 65 per cent of the 74,280 public primary and junior secondary schools in the country lack electricity, making technology-based education impossible.
Commonwealth varsities task scholars on research, national development
This is a programme that has attracted researchers from within and outside Nigeria and narrowing it down to Nigeria, I make bold to say that there are lots of researches going on in our institutions, including UNILAG.
Dowen College partners foundation to support sickle cell patients
Dowen College Lekki (DCL) has concluded plans to partner with an international non governmental organisation, Sickle Cell Foundation to give succor to those suffering from the disease.
TFN pledges to bridge educational inequality, inducts new tutors
To solve educational inequality in the country, we need inspired and motivated young leaders from different academic disciplines to canvass and act for excellence in the education standards of Nigeria.
Collapse of education sector may lead to a failed nation, don warns
Former professor of Economics at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Folayan Ojo, has urged government at all levels to urgently address critical issues in the education sector warning that the collapse of education may lead to a failed nation.