740 pupils share two toilets in Nasarawa public school, says Headmaster
Over 740 primary pupils of LEA Primary School in Nyanya-Gwandara, Nasarawa State, share only two toilets. Headmaster of the school, Mr. Akwe Omadefu, made the revelation in Nyanya-Gwandara when a team of officials of the Network of Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN) visited the school as part of their activities to commemorate this year’s Menstrual Hygiene…
VC decries poor funding of research by successive governments
Vice Chancellor, Caleb University, Imota, Prof Ayandiji Aina has blamed successive governments for the slow pace of the nation’s development attributing this to inadequate funding of research.
Taming the scourge of suicide among students
As dreadful and abominable the act of terminating one’s life in Africa is, it is indeed horrendous that the contemporary Nigerian youths find suicide as a soothing healer of depression.Young people’s inability to manage frustration and despair seems to be on the rise with the government....
Varsity collaborates with partners, industries on curriculum review
As part of efforts to bridge the skill deficiency gap between graduates and the industry, Technical University (TechU) Ibadan, has begun moves to review its curriculum to meet up with industry standards.
Group warns institutions against post -UTME screening
A non-governmental organisation, Legal Defence Assistance Project (LEDAP) has warned managers of the nation’s tertiary institutions against conducting the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinaion (UTME), warning that there’s a subsisting order of the court against the exercise.
Babcock varsity seeks youths’ participation in agriculture
To support the Federal Government in boosting the status of agriculture and food security in Nigeria, Babcock University, Ilishan has offered 30 per cent tuition discount to all intakes into various department offering agricultural programmes.
Igbinedion chancellor tasks new council members on varsity’s growth
Chancellor and Chairman, Board of Regents, Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, has charged the newly constituted council members of the university to improve on the gains of previous councils as well as take the development of the university to a higher level.
Author laments poor use of English Language among Nigerians
Author and veteran broadcaster, Mrs. Bimbo Oloyede has deplored the poor usage of English Language among Nigerians, particularly journalists, customer service providers, teachers, and even politicians, blaming the development on poor training, illiteracy and influences of dialect.
Participants canvass retooling of sector for effective development
Stakeholders at the annual Time Attendance Management System (TAMS) summit have advocated immediate restructuring of the sector in order to ensure a brighter future for the country.They also enjoined the teeming youths at the event to go beyond sentiments and imbibe the culture and value of productivity in order to be good managers.
Imo earmarks N15 billion for 266 school projects
Imo State Government has earmarked the sum of N15 billion to build 266 schools across the 27 local government areas in the state. Governor Rochas Okorocha who disclosed this while addressing reporters on his activities in the state said the funds would be expended from the expected next batch of the Paris Club refunds.
Laterna ventures advocates early reading lifestyles among children
Former first lady of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis once said, “There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.”It is on this premise that the Assistant General Manager, Laterna Ventures, Mr Robert Lawson...
Igbinedion varsity unveils new governing council, tasks members on entrepreneurial development
The Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, has constituted the 5th governing council of the institution. He charged the members to improve on the gains of previous councils, and further take the school’s development to another level. The former Edo State Governor, Lucky Igbinedion, who is also the Deputy Chancellor of the university, represented Igbinedion, who…