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4 Mar 2015
NATIONAL School Health Desk Officer, Sanitation, Hygiene and Water in Nigeria (SHAWN) programme, Mr. Jide Dada, has fingered lack of toilet facilities as the leading cause of girl-child absenteeism in schools.   Dada told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recently in Abuja, that most female students preferred to stay at home during their menstrual…
4 Mar 2015
PLANS are afoot by the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Lagos State Chapter, to organise unified examination for pupils and students of private schools in the state, so says president of the association, Yomi Otubela.  Speaking during a three-day retreat for NAPPS members in Lagos, which had as its theme: “Effective Empowerment…
4 Mar 2015
AS the search for ways to alleviate the obvious gaps, shortfalls and their attendant repercussions in the country’s educational system continues, the Centre for Development and Cultural Interchange (CDCI), says the dire situation can be effectively tackled if the Federal Government gets the private sector to buy in the adopt-a-school-initiative.    According to the CDCI, the…
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25 Feb 2015
After the pedigree of a school and the quality of its teaching staff, research has shown that its facilities and by extension, the ambience are the next things most parents take into cognizance when making a choice for their kids/wards. Indeed, walking into a classroom festooned with a groundswell of pedagogical materials can sweep a…
25 Feb 2015
EDUCATION Rights Campaign (ERC) has challenged the management of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) to, as a matter of urgency, effect a downward review in the school fees of clinical students, which recently shot from the initial N1.7m to N2.6m.   National Coordinator of the group, Hassan Taiwo Soweto, in a statement made available to…
25 Feb 2015
THE University of Calabar International Demonstration School (UCIDS), Calabar has emerged winners of the maiden edition of the United Cement Company of Nigeria Limited (UNICEM) Inter Schools Safety Debate Competition for Secondary Schools in Cross River State.  Federal Government Girls College finished second in the keenly contested event, while Government Model Secondary School, took the…
25 Feb 2015
THE Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) Tuesday suspended its planned industrial action planned to commence yesterday. .    The decision to put the strike on hold followed a discussion held with the Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau and the House of Representatives Committee on Education in Abuja Tuesday.    The union had a two-hour…
25 Feb 2015
VICE Chancellor, Pan-Atlantic University (PAU), Prof. Juan Manuel Elegido, has stated that the leadership of former Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Governing Council of the institution Dr. Christopher Kolade, has brought innumerable benefits to the university.   A statement made available to The Guardian after the send-off ceremony, revealed that Kolade had previously informed the Board…
25 Feb 2015
TO improve access to quality secondary education for girls and other marginalised youths, Nigerians must begin to see education as a collective responsibility.    Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Dr. MacJohn Nwaobiala, made the call while speaking at the maiden meeting of stakeholders in secondary education by Results for Development Institute (R4D) and The…
25 Feb 2015
• UNILAG to honour Adeboye FOR the country to experience what he described as “true mathematical advancement,” professor of mathematics, Samuel Okoya, is calling on wealthy individuals and corporate organisations to partner higher institutions in support of teaching and learning of the subject.  Okoya, who is of the Department of Mathematics, University of Lagos (UNILAG), made…
25 Feb 2015
THE Senate of the Redeemer’s University, Osun State, has appointed Professor Kayode Adekeye, a professor of statistics as the university’s deputy vice chancellor. Speaking recently at the presentation of the new vice chancellor to the Senate of the institution, its vice chancellor, Professor Debo Adeyewa, said that the appointment was necessitated by the need to expand in order…
25 Feb 2015
A CHARITY organisation, One Love Foundation, Tuesday launched a campaign against female sexual harassment in tertiary institutions across the country, with a view to curbing the menace.   Chairman and founder of the foundation, Patrick Eholor, at the state secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) where he formally launched the campaign, decried the…

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