MTN to withdraw multi-million digital library donated to UNILAG
MOBILE telecommunications firm, MTN Nigeria may have commenced subterranean moves to evacuate the abandoned Universities Connect Library at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Lagos. The state-of-the-art digital library, donated to the school in 2005, has been placed under lock and key in the last five years and much to the dissatisfaction of the donor…
Grace School restates commitment to qualitative education
ADMINISTRATOR of Grace School, Gbagada, Lagos, Mrs. Tokunbo Edun, has stressed the need for concerted efforts to be made by stakeholders towards revamping the educational sector and stemming it from collapse. This is as she has reiterated the resolve of her school to provide complete and qualitative education to its students, with a view to…
Nigeria’s prosperity lies in technical education, says Fashola
OUTGOING Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN, has emphasised the need to create, remodel and revive all technical schools in the country owing to their importance in the nation’s technological growth and advancement. Speaking at the official commissioning of the Festo Authorised and Certified Training (FACT) Centre at Government Technical College, Ikeja, Lagos,…
Uncertain fate of newly designated education varsities
• Upgrade must be product of painstaking, diligent process, says Okebukola • Education varsities, no cure-all drug for teaching malaise, says Johnson THE era of President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration comes to an end tomorrow. But with barely two weeks to go, a flurry of activities happened in the education sector, principal among which were the…
Adesoye College students return from excursion to U.S.
Students of Adesoye College Offa, Kwara State, who embarked on an excursion to Atlanta, Georgia, the United States are back in the country. Speaking at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, while receiving the students, the school’s counsellor, Mobolaji Adesoye, said the seven-day excursion saw the students interfacing with some colleges, universities and middle-class…
Varsity’s strides attract presidential accolades
THIRTY-two years after its establishment, the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Niger State has not only lived up to expectations, but has also fulfilled the mandate for which it was established, so says Visitor to the institution, President Goodluck Jonathan.
Govt College, Epe wins ‘Spirit of Lagos School Challenge’
Government College Ketu, Epe, representing Education District III has emerged the overall winner of the ‘2015 Spirit of Lagos School Challenge’.
BUK establishes renewable energy, infectious disease centres, others
BAYERO University Kano (BUK), has established a Centre for Renewable Energy, as part of a strategic innovation to explore independent alternative energy to power the university. Similarly, the university has also established a Center for Infectious Disease, to facilitate research, and management of epidemics in Kano.
A’Ibom youths decry calls for removal of NECO boss
Youths from Akwa Ibom State have condemned the recent protest staged by the Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), Niger State Chapter, where they demanded for the removal of the newly appointed Registrar and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof. Monday Tommy Joshua.
‘Benefits of maritime varsity to Nigeria’
WITH last week’s approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), the Nigerian Maritime University (NMU), the first of its kind not only in Nigeria, but in the sub-Saharan Africa, is expected to commence academic activities sooner than later.