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18 Mar 2015
It is our hope that the manufacturing industry will continue to grow and bring forth very successful firms; firms that will be capable of rapidly adapting their physical and intellectual structures to exploit changes in technology, as manufacturing becomes faster and more responsive to changing global markets. Successful firms that will also be able to harness a wider skills base, with highly qualified leaders and managers whose expertise combines both commercial and technical acumen
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4 Mar 2015
• Amid oppostion, FG explains stance  • UN urged to probe legality of policy SINCE the recent introduction of the Students Welfare Insurance Scheme in the 104 federal government colleges, also known as unity schools by the Federal Government, stakeholders including parents and interest groups have constantly revolted against the idea with some describing the policy as exploitative…
4 Mar 2015
• State govt increases budgetary allocation for development of schools’ infrastructure  THE Delta Commissioner for Higher Education, Mr. Charles Emetulu, says three polytechnics planned for the State are unable to take off due to lack of infrastructure.   Emetulu stated this during budget defence before the State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation…
4 Mar 2015
THE National Teachers Institute (NTI) has explained the rationale behind its collaboration with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), on its newly introduced Bachelor of Education degree programme.   Lagos State Coordinator of the NTI, Mr. Moses Akinmurele, while speaking in Lagos recently said NOUN was favoured for the collaboration because the institution was…
4 Mar 2015
THE Lagos State University External System (LASUES) on Monday blamed the delay in the conduct of the 2014 session examinations for the sandwich programme on lecturers’ refusal to set examination questions.   Director of LASUES, Prof. Olatunji Abanikanda, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that some lecturers in the unit only decided…
4 Mar 2015
FOUNDER, Noble Hall Leadership Academy for Girls, Abuja, Mrs. Mariam Mutallab Duba, says educating the girl-child and providing her with the required knowledge and life skills, alongside strong family values were critical factors in driving change and transforming any given society.    Duba, who made the disclosure in an interview with The Guardian in Abuja,…
4 Mar 2015
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Enugu State, Okechukwu Ezea, has alleged lack of basic instructional materials in school just as he lamented what he calls the weak educational system in the state under the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government.   Ezea spoke on Sunday while on a visit to the Methodist…
4 Mar 2015
THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment and commencement of postgraduate studies at postgraduate diploma (PGD) and masters’ degree levels, with full-time and part-time status in Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD).   The approved programmes are M. Sc. Biology, M. Sc. and PGD in Biochemistry, M. Sc. and PGD in Accounting and M.Sc.…
4 Mar 2015
THE Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has appealed to the Federal Government to create accessible facility for subsidising university education saying this has the capacity to ensure speedy economic growth in the country.   Onaiyekan, who is also the chancellor of Veritas University, Abuja (VUNA), made the appeal while addressing the…
4 Mar 2015
VICE Chancellor, Delta State University (DELSU), Prof. Victor Peretomode, has cautioned freshmen of the institution against breaching their matriculation oath, warning that the consequences of doing such were dire.  This is as Provost, Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu, Enugu State, Prof. Ben Mbah, has also charged new students of the institution to be disciplined and law-abiding while…
4 Mar 2015
Plans two more for Bauchi, Bayelsa states NIGERIA College of Accountancy (NCA), the training arm of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), has commissioned its outreach campus in Minna, Niger state, the first of its kind in the country.   The outreach campus is located at the newly established Niger State University of Education,…
4 Mar 2015
VICE Chancellor, Abia State University, Uturu, Prof. Chibuzor Ogbuagu, has admonished newly admitted students of the institution for the 2014/2015 academic session to always remember the reason they were in school and put God first in everything they do.    He gave the admonition at the recent matriculation ceremony to admit regular and part-time students into…

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