Sunday, 3rd December 2023


2 days ago
As part of alleviating the suffering of students, Governor Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State has approved the payment of ₦10,000 to each indigene who is studying in a public institution. The payment which will be paid through an innovative bursary payment portal has already commenced with some students applauding the transparent nature of the…
3 days ago
About 24 polytechnics and colleges of education have been converted to universities by the Federal and state Governments in the last three years, a move described by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) as an attempt to ‘kill’ technical education in the country.
3 days ago
The National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Francis Wale Oke, has called on the Federal Government to prioritise education and invest in the youths to curb brain drain.
3 days ago
To help Nigerian graduates in the United Kingdom reconnect with their former institutions, while also linking them with prospective employers, a firm, Graduate Guidance Group has organised the fourth edition of its #NGTalentUKEducated careers, alumni and networking event in Lagos.
3 days ago
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Chair Centre Group, Mrs Ibukun Awosika has canvassed the incorporation of entrepreneurship programmes into early academic curricula, saying this would shape Nigerian graduates into catalyst for employment creation.
3 days ago
Study abroad practitioners and stakeholders in the international education industry are set to deliberate on the process of co-creating a future for foreign education within the region, while also celebrating excellence within the sector.
3 days ago
An advocacy group, Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has called for the inclusion of peace-building learning in the curriculum, as part of efforts to mitigate conflicts before they escalate into violence.
26 Nov
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has inaugurated members of the state Education Trust Fund Board, which he said will play a key role in helping to solidify educational transformation in the state. "The inauguration of the Kwara State Education Trust Fund Board today is another strategic step towards providing the right environment for excellent learning…
Dr. Samuel Maduka Onyishi
25 Nov
The Maduka University, Ekwegbe-Nsukka, Enugu State, formally took off on Thursday, November 23, this year.  The Founder and Chancellor of the institution, Dr. Samuel Maduka Onyishi...
23 Nov
According to UNESCO estimates, an additional 24.4 million primary school teachers and nearly 44 million secondary school teachers are needed to achieve the goal of universal basic education by 2030.
23 Nov
Nollywood actor-turned-lawmaker, Desmond Elliot, is among dignitaries expected to watch some 85 secondary school pupils showcase their talent at the Next Hero concert holding on Saturday at the J.F. Ade Ajayi Main Auditorium, University of Lagos (UNILAG). Elliot will join Fuad Kayode Laguda, the All Progressive Congress (APC) aspirant for Surulere Federal Constituency 1 in…
23 Nov
Registrar, Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi, Dr John Ujo David, has decried the commercialisation of education in the country. David, in his convocation lecture at the 11th and 12th convocation ceremonies of Wesley University, Ondo, lamented that missionary schools are giving way to commercialised and miracle centres in the country. In his lecture titled: ‘Early…
23 Nov
A firm, DKK Nigeria in partnership with Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has inaugurated tax clubs in Lagos secondary schools. The initiative is aimed at imparting comprehensive tax knowledge in young children right from school. The initiative, named ‘Tax Trybe’ is driven by the goal of nurturing a profound understanding of taxation among young students,…


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Five persons died and 11 injured in an auto crash involving a Nissan Caravan with Registration number GWB532XY and a Mark Truck with no registration number along Itu – Calabar road on Saturday.
16 mins ago
The Police Command in Abia has declared four school children of the same parents missing.
34 mins ago
'Tis the season to be joyous, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than embarking on a Christmas adventure? Whether you're heading home to be with loved ones or exploring a winter wonderland, proper preparation is the key to a stress-free and joyous journey. So, dust off your suitcase and grab your Santa hat…
35 mins ago
Last week, the world celebrated Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness (AMR). The goal was to raise awareness about AMR — a phenomenon where antimicrobials no longer kill or prevent the growth of the microbes they used to kill. Our bodies do an excellent job of containing viral, bacterial or fungal infections before a doctor chips in with…
47 mins ago
Following astronomical increase in prices of drugs, some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have resorted to herbal concoctions commonly referred to as “Agbo” to treat various illnesses.
1 hour ago
NDLEA recovered at least eight tons of Indian hemp and 8,000 bottles of codeine in raids in Edo, Delta, Bauchi, Kaduna, Gombe, Kogi Anambra and the FCT in the last one week. Its spokesman, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated on Sunday in Abuja that operatives stormed Ujiogba Forest in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo…
1 hour ago
Ten Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) directors, heading different departments have officially retired from service, after attaining the mandatory 60 years of age, or 35 years of service.
1 hour ago
Star French striker Kylian Mbappe can win the Ballon d'Or in "any team", Ronaldinho told AFP Sunday, but the Brazilian would like him to win it with Paris Saint-Germain, "a big club".
2 hours ago
French prosecutors have launched an investigation into a "terrorist plot" after a man known to the authorities as a radical Islamist with mental health troubles stabbed a tourist to death and wounded two other people in central Paris at the weekend before being arrested.
2 hours ago
The United States has applauded Nigeria for the efforts it is making to bolster its economy towards ensuring sustainable growth and development.