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25 Feb 2015
FOUNDER and Chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola, will on March 11, 2015 be conferred with an Honorary LLD of the University of London in appreciation of his remarkable works as a legal practitioner of 52 years standing.    Coming barely three months after he was conferred with his 11th Honorary…
25 Feb 2015
PERMANENT Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja, Dr. MacJohn Nwaobiala, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to the effective teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects in the country.   Speaking to reporters in Lagos recently at the 44th Inter House Sports Competition of Federal Science and Technical College (FSTC) Yaba, Nwaobiala said…
25 Feb 2015
TO encourage children to express themselves and develop interest in national affairs, Jelly-Las College, Agege, Lagos State, recently hosted a debate for secondary school students in the state on the forthcoming presidential election.     The schools that participated in the debate are Lagooz College, Agege; Folbim High School; Christ-field Comprehensive College, Agege; Doregos Private Academy,…
25 Feb 2015
THE Governing Council of the University of Abuja has approved the appointment of professors Adegboyega Anthony Kolawole and Sani Abubakar Mashi, as deputy vice chancellors of the institution.     This follow their election by the Senate of the school at its 145th regular meeting, held recently.   A statement by the registrar of the school,…
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18 Feb 2015
  THE armed policemen stationed at the entrance of the Headquarters of the National Examination Council (NECO), Minna, Niger State, for about three days, succinctly gave an insight into the needless power tussle and leadership crisis that was brewing at the outfit.   Sadly, the power play, which was ignited by the Federal Ministry of…
18 Feb 2015
• School now first-ranked varsity in West Africa VICE Chancellor, Covenant University (CU), Ota, Ogun State, Prof Charles Ayo, is calling for increased funding for tertiary institutions in the country, if they must contribute their quota to scholarship and overall society’s advancement.    He spoke during a recent media briefing at the institution, where he…
18 Feb 2015
A NATIONAL Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Kwara State, Mr Augustine Ereyimwen, recently handed over a library to Government Secondary School, Kosubosu in Baruten council area of the state.    The library, which cost the corps member N900, 000 to equip, was inaugurated by the Head, Department of Education in the council, Malam…
18 Feb 2015
ONLINE education in Nigeria is witnessing an exponential increase, as more students will now have access to unlimited educational resources online, so says business operations manager of EduPlatforms, Mr. Femi Obidare.   EduPlatforms, an arm of Emerging Platforms, is in partnership with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to create platforms and develop information technology…
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18 Feb 2015
SPREAD over a massive 60 hectares of land in the rustic and serene Iloko-Ijesa village in Osun State, Olashore International School (OIS) could pass for a well-appointed private school in Europe, America or any part of the globe at that.   Venturing deeper into the facility reveals well-manicured lush green lawns, a highly stocked library,…
18 Feb 2015
AS the newly established Niger State University of Education awaits the final inspection and accreditation of its programmes by the National University Commission (NUC), vice chancellor of the institution, Professor Haruna Farouk Abdulraheed, says all that is needed for the smooth take-off of the institution have been put in place as it awaits the NUC’s…
18 Feb 2015
IT was celebrations galore recently in Part Harcourt, Rivers State, as pupils of Banham Primary School, Aggrey Road, were during the week moved to the UNESCO World Book Capital Model Primary School, situated at Moscow Road in the Rivers State capital. The formal commencement of academic activities in the school ranked as one of the…
18 Feb 2015
A LECTURER in the Department of Botany, University of Lagos, Dr. Temitope Onuminya, has decried the poor state of science laboratories in schools across the country.   According to him, these laboratories fall short of 21st century requirements in the teaching and learning of science courses.   Speaking on the theme, “Science in the 21st…

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