Quality of teachers critical to learning, says Osahogulu
“We charge the lowest school and accommodation fees in the country. Last year, and all the years I have been vice chancellor, we have been charging N7, 000 as accommodation fee. This session, we increased it to N10, 000 for the old buildings and N15, 000 for the newly renovated ones.
Unethical behaviours undermining higher education foundation, don warns
Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Prof Bene Willie Abbey, says disreputable activities and unethical behaviours of some university administrators, staff and students were responsible for the disappearance of best practices from university communities in the country.
Sixth form programme crucial to quality higher education
To adequately prepare students for university education, Managing Director of Ladder Steps College (LSC), a sixth form college in Lagos, Akin Akinola, has advised the Federal Government to reintroduce Advanced Level (A-level) programme into the Nigerian educational system because of its capacity to prepare students for higher education.
Experts task graduating students, govt on entrepreneurship, youth empowerment
Graduates of Lagos City Polytechnic (LCP), Lagos, have been tasked to whip up their innate entrepreneurial skills in the face of the massive graduate unemployment prevalent in the country, while contributing to the economic growth of the nation.
Crescent varsity poised to unite Nigerians, says Bola Ajibola
Proprietor of Crescent University, Prince Bola Ajibola, says part of the vision of the university was to unite the North and South of the country so that in the future, students who had lived, schooled, worked and played together on campus would be able to live in peace and harmony in different parts of the country.
Flurry of knocks, kudos greet JAMB’s Computer-Based Test
IF the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), organisers of the yearly Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) thought that administering the maiden wholly Computer-Based Test (CBT) was going to be a jolly ride with no hitches, the body was thoroughly mistaken.
Provost calls for increased funding for medical schools, bank donates clinical coats to college
Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, has urged the Federal Government to provide special funding plan for colleges of medicine to enable them achieve the purpose for which they were established.
Chime commends VC as ESUT graduates 11, 456
ENUGU State Governor, Mr. Sullivan Chime, has commended the Vice Chancellor, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Professor Cyprian Ogbonna Onyeji, and the school’s governing council for the remarkable transformation the school has witnessed, especially in the last five years.
Expert blames graduate unemployment on lack of soft skills
The inability of most graduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria to secure jobs has been hinged on absence of required soft skill needed for the employee to cope within the workplace.
Fayose Appeals To Ekiti Varsity Teachers To End Strike
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Aina, expressed delight over the accreditation granted the institution’s College of Medicine by the National Universities Commission (NUC), saying “the result of the Medical and Dental Council is still being awaited, but with good prognosis.”
Govt To Establish JAMB e-Testing Centres In 774 LGs
“From what I have seen, I am convinced that what we are told, and read in the books, files, memos from JAMB is correct, they have improved. There is hardly anything on earth that is without one problem or the other, my investigation is that there are one or two areas of complaints, which is less than five percent. With over 400 centres nationwide, there were problems in just about four or five centres, which have been rectified,” he said.