The Benue State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has completed 426 projects in schools across the state. The Chairman of the board, Rev. Philip Tachin, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Makurdi. He said that an additional 229 projects were also being handled by the…
‘Alumni associations must collaborate with their alma mater for sector’s growth’
President, Ambrose Ali University (AAU) Old Students Association, Prof Edward Ujuamba have tasked alumni members to contribute to the development of the sector by sharing their knowledge and experiences with students to guide them in the world of work.
Old boys pledge to tackle dwindling fortunes of Kings College
Worried by the present academic and infrasctructural state of their alma mater, King’s College Old Boys Association (KCOBA), has organised a symposium to tactically address the issues threatening the productive existence of the college.
Creativity, verve waning among students, don laments
Eminent scholar, Prof Akachi Ezeigbo has expressed concern over the dwindling rate of creativity and originality among students and called for urgent measures to address the trend. Ezeigbo who was the Chief Examiner at the recently concluded 15th Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School Students ...
VC defends professorial promotion, dismisses opposition group as dissident
A fresh crisis is presently brewing at the Lagos State University (LASU, Ojo over the professorial appointment of incumbent vice chancellor, Prof Olanrewaju Fagboun. Members of the institution’s Academic Staff Union of Universities....
Nigerian students and menace of illicit drugs
Everything appeared surreal – like a brash scene in a Nollywood movie. Beautiful 15-years-old Desola Jenkins stood up in the middle of the classroom as the Biology teacher discussed the theory of evolution with the students.
Why I want to be a neurosurgeon, by whizkid who made nine As in WASSCE
Fifteen year-old Orisheneye David Okorogheye, who made 9As in the 2018 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has declared his intention to study neurosurgeon at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Varsity honours Aregbesola for positive contributions to sector
The management of Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State owned by the Apostolic Church, has conferred an honorary degree of Public Administration on Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State for his efforts in providing qualitative education to his people.
‘Regular practise of mathematics sharpens pupils’ ability’
Contestants in the ongoing Cowbellpedia Mathematics TV Quiz show have advised schools to regularly engage pupils in the practice of the subject, saying persistent preparation and long hours of practice are crucial requirements for excellent results in Mathematics.
Grace High School tasks outgoing students on excellence, diligence
Graduating students of Grace High School have been admonished to aim high and embrace excellence in everything they do. The Principal, Dr. Stella Olagunju, gave the advice at the school’s 20th graduation ceremony.
NUC approves UNN’s distance learning programme
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the commencement of academic activities in the University of Nigeria’s Centre for Distance and e-Learning (CDeL). A statement from the University, yesterday, said notification for the approval is contained in a letter addressed to the Vice-Chancellor and signed by the Executive Chairman of the NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed.…
Educationists offer Nigerian students scholarship to study in Turkey
In a bid to reduce the exorbitant amount of money involved in schooling abroad, Wisdom House College in partnership with Goodmus Learning Centre is offering a 90-percent scholarship to Nigerian students who wish to study in Turkey.