Speakers at the graduation of Nexford University’s first class of Nigerian MBA students, including a former Education Minister, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, Country Director, Ms. Olamidun Majekodunmi and Pastor Ituah Ighodalo....
YouTube launches marathon to drive reading culture among Africans
As part of efforts to boost reading culture among youths, YouTube has unveiled “Africa Reading Challenge,” an online reading marathon featuring authors, influencers and key opinion leaders across the region.
Equip students with practical skills, educationist urges school owners
An educationist, Mrs Deborah Alabi, has tasked school owners to equip students with necessary practical life skills needed to thrive after school. Alabi, who is the assistant principal of Greensprings School, Lekki, at a virtual event organised by the school...
Firm offers free access to tertiary edtech platform
Telecommunication company, 9mobile, has provided free access for lecturers and students on tertiary educational technology (edtech) platform, MyClassConnect, without incurring mobile data costs.
How Nigerian varsities survive economic downturn, meltdown
While it is a generally held view that education is grossly underfunded in Nigeria, the coronavirus pandemic appears to have taken a huge toll on the sector, with public federal and state universities currently struggling to survive.
JAMB and quest to end admission fraud in varsities
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) last week accused University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) and other unnamed institutions of offering illegal admissions to some candidates...
Giving back to my alma mater, Reagan
Education is a very important aspect of our lives, and in particular, secondary school education during which we attain puberty and recognition.
‘Rejig varsity courses to reflect current market needs, says Oyekunle
I still believe in the call because a university is a place to acquire knowledge and when we talk of human capital development, we are talking of knowledge.
Stakeholders make case for technical, vocational training in tertiary institutions
Stakeholders in the education sector yesterday advocated inclusion of technical and vocational training in the curriculum, noting that the present system is not in tune with industry and organisational needs.