Skusat unveils winners of CBT contest
As part of measures to aid the understanding of K-12 standard questions and the unique concept of computer-based tests, Langley Torrent, a web based Information and Communication Technology (ICT) firm driving the Skusat programme, has unveiled winners of its 2015 CBT contest. Skusat is an affinity programme designed to empower youths on advanced testing and…
FSTC, Yaba needs classrooms, hostel facilities
For the umpteenth time, authorities of the Federal Science and Technical College (FSTC), Yaba, Lagos State, have decried the lack of adequate learning infrastructure needed to accommodate the teeming rising number of students admitted into it.
7,000 students benefit from Etisalat’s career counselling initiative
Professional career counselling supports people with career-related challenges. Through their expertise in career development and labour markets, career counsellors help put people’s qualifications, experience, strengths and weakness in a broad perspective while also considering their desired salary, personal hobbies and interests, location, job market and educational possibilities.
GTBank to empower undergraduates with entrepreneurial skills
In a bid to promote an entrepreneurial culture, which according to experts is growing rapidly amongst young Nigerians, Guaranty Trust Bank, is planning a series of master classes targeted at budding undergraduates, with a view to providing them with valuable knowledge, needed to enhance their commercial prospects.
Govt advocates disaster management plan for libraries
The Federal Government has called on stakeholders in the library and information science sector in the country to develop a working document for effective management of libraries, to protect the library facilities and resources from destruction during emergencies and disaster situations.
Fund education, invest in girl-child to achieve SDGs, UNICEF urges govt
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) country representative in Nigeria, Ms. Jean Gough, has advised the Federal Government to adequately fund education and invest heavily in girl-child education so as to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially Goal Four.
Parents urge government to improve sanitary conditions in unity schools
Against the backdrop of the recent strange ailment, which afflicted over 300 students of the Federal Government Girls College, Efon, Alaaye, Ekiti State, leading to their being hospitalised, parents and stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to enforce strict adherence to high-level of hygienic conditions in all federal government colleges in the country.
ASUU seeks Buhari’s intervention in finding missing professor
Two years after the sudden disappearance of Professor James Bolarinwa Olomo, a teacher at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State, his colleagues at the institution have, once again called on the Federal Government to help in finding their missing colleague.
UNN unveils postage stamps in honour of Zik, pioneer vice chancellor
THE University of Nigeria (UNN), in partnership with the Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST), has unveiled new postage stamps with the images of the founder of the university, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, the university’s pioneer vice-chancellor, Dr. George M. Johnson, and the incumbent Vice Chancellor, Professor Benjamin Ozumba.
Oyakhilome donates N1b to BIU, bags doctorate
President, Believers Loveworld Minstry, also known as Christ Embassy, Rev. Chris Oyakhilome, has donated N1b to Benson Idahosa University (BIU) in Benin City, as part of his support to the institution to help erect its Faculty of Engineering.