Foundation pledges to cater for underprivileged pupils
To keep alive the aspirations of the late Bunmi Adedayo, the only child of the Chairman, Tastee Fried Chicken Limited, Mr. Adekunle Adedayo, education stakeholders, friends and family members of the deceased have concluded plans to launch Bunmi Adedayo Foundation (BAF).
Bakare urges high vocational content in basic education curricula
Developing vocational skills and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in the education system has the capacity to positively impact on the country’s economic and social outlook, so says Managing Director of Pearson Nigeria, Mr. Muhtar Bakare.
NGO fetes Lagos school pupils
Meal for All, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has provided school pupils in Oshodi council area and its environs with free meals and gift items.
Don wants varsities to partner govt on research, development
Tertiary institutions like the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, have been tasked to partner with the Federal government in the fabrication of functional equipment, including prototype food processing machines, if they must aid in the nation's socio-economic advancement.
Elizade VC assures on production of globally competitive graduates
Vice Chancellor, Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Prof. Kunle Oloyede, has assured that the institution was poised to produce globally competitive graduates that would be a pride to their alma mater and the country, as well as serve as effective agents of change in the country.
Teachers call for inclusion in FG's plan to recruit 500,000 teachers in 2016
The Lagos Wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), has called on the Federal Government to carry teachers along in its proposed recruitment of 500,000 teachers in 2016.
LASU authorities urge staff, students, entire community to embrace peace
Authorities of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, in the spirit of the season, have urged the entire university community to embrace peace and re-dedicate themselves to better service delivery.
Don advocates early childcare, learning
Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Foluso Afolabi Lesi, has said that early childhood education is the linchpin for national advancement. Delivering his inaugural lecture titled, “The Quest for the Smart Child: Its Role in Nation Building,” Lesi gave a vivid description of the challenges facing the Nigerian child after…
ExxonMobil rewards pupils for academic excellence
As part of efforts to enthrone academic excellence in Akwa Ibom State, ExxonMobil Nigeria has introduced another initiative aimed at rewarding studious pupils, with the launch of ExxonMobil Academic Excellence Reward Programme. General Manager, Joint Venture Operations of the company, Mr. John Arkley, who spoke at the launch of the programme in Eket, said the…
French teachers urge increased allocation to sector
The University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (UFTAN), has joined groups and organisations that are canvassing for increased budgetary allocation to the education sector. The group made the call during its 18th yearly conference held at the Department of European Studies, University of Ibadan. The event, which was an emotional homecoming for some retired French…
WAPSU lauds moves to probe tertiary institutions over alleged irregularities
The West Africa Polytechnic Student Union (WAPSU), has commended the Federal Government for inaugurating ad hoc committees to investigate petitions brought against 10 tertiary institutions across the country. WAPSU said the swift response by the Federal Government was a demonstration of its readiness to revive the country’s education system. WAPSU President, Mr. Salaudeen Lukman,…