Examination for Olashore scholarship scheme holds May 2
OLASHORE International School (OIS), Osun State, is set to expand its scholarship scheme with another round of qualifying examination fixed for this weekend. The scholarship examination and Olashore Special Open Day are scheduled to hold on Saturday May 2, at the school located along Oba Oladele way, Illoko-Ijesha, Osun State. The scholarship offered is in…
Agbami co-venturers donate hybrid library to CMS Grammar School
To improve reading, research and entrench the culture of information technology among Nigerian students, Agbami Co-venturers, which comprises a group of companies in the oil and gas sector have donated a hybrid library to CMS Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos. The facility, a fully air-conditioned storey building, furnished with computers and other technological equipment, is a…
Meadow Hall graduate trainees urged to embrace best practices
Group Managing Director, Meadow Hall School, Mrs. Kehinde Nwani, has urged the 2015 set of Meadow Hall Graduate Teacher Trainee Programme (GTTP) to put to good use, all they have learnt in the course of their three-month training programme. Speaking during the 2015 graduation ceremony, Nwani said for the third year running, GTTP has continued…
Hungarian don cautions against hurried enrolment of children for overseas education
AN associate professor in the Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology, University of Debrecen, Hungary, Dr. Attila Jenei, has advised Nigeråian parents against hurrying to enrol their children and wards for overseas education at a very tender age. Rather, he wants them to take advantage of advanced level or foundation programmes offered locally, to enable…
Do away with current model of teacher training, Okebukola advises Buhari
IF the incoming administration of Mr. Muhammadu Buhari intends to radically improve the quality of education in Nigeria, and address the rot in the system, former executive secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), and Chairman of Council of University of West Africa, Prof Peter Okebukola, has advised that the current model of teacher education must…
Again, Covenant University’s first class graduates dominate PRESSID
FOR the third consecutive year, Covenant University has come tops in the Presidential Special Scholarship Scheme for Innovation and Development (PRESSID). The university produced 11 first class graduates among the 102 successful candidates for the 2015/2016 academic session of the programme, as published by the National Universities Commission (NUC), and signed by the Chairman, PRESSID…
25, 400 candidates sat for NECO exams in Lagos, says Lagos zonal head
Lagos, April 25, 2015 (NAN) No fewer than 25,400 candidates on Saturday sat for the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) in Lagos.
WAEC intensifies efforts to stem mass failure
NOT pleased with the perennial poor showing of Nigerian students in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), which it organises and the attendant backlash from stakeholders in the society, the Nigerian Office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), has initiated moves to curb the trend, which has become a recurring decimal.
Delta boosts human capital development with N500 million scholarships award
At atime when Nigeria is desperately in need of skilled human resources to resolve many protracted national problems on economic, science, technology and engineering fronts, Delta State government has awarded scholarships worth N500m to 100 graduates of the state extraction.
VC urges student leaders to sustain unbroken academic calendar
The Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, Prof. Igbekele Ajibefun, has charged the institution’s newly elected students’ union leaders to maintain and sustain the five-year unbroken and peaceful academic calendar in the University.
Elite Atlantic Partners UK firm to boost international education
Indigenous educational outfit, Elite Atlantic Services Limited, a notable Nigerian international education and immigration consulting company has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The TaylorPartnership, a United Kingdom firm on strategic partnership on how Nigerians can secure hitch-free admissions into more than 180 reputable institutions of higher learning in the United Kingdom and beyond. Also offering the opportunity for permanent residency permits for students and individuals in business in European countries.