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6 May 2015
The crisis rocking the Lagos State University (LASU), assumed a new twist Tuesday as government and student bickered over the indefinite closure of the institution. While students and lecturers blamed the government and management for closure, the government said, “The unions and students were overbearing and would not want the school reopened.” It would be…
6 May 2015
AS part of efforts geared towards improving the standard of education in the community, Intercontinental Distillers Limited (IDL), has donated a block of four classrooms and two offices to Ilogbo Asowo Community High School, Ilogbo, Ota, Ogun State. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, Chief Patrick Anegbe, at the handing over ceremony, said that…
6 May 2015
THE preliminary quiz competition of the 4th edition of E.A. Adeboye Mathematics Challenge has been fixed for May 9th, 2015. It is to be held in 10 educational districts in Lagos State. In the first round, each participating school is expected to send in two of their best mathematics students, from senior secondary school two.…
30 Apr 2015
Managing Director of APM Terminal Apapa Limited, Mr. Andrew Dawes, says over 200 students across various universities and polytechnics in the country have benefitted from the firm’s scholarship scheme since 2011.
30 Apr 2015
FOR one year, Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers State served as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Book Capital. That reign ended last Thursday, when the city handed over Incheon, a city in South Korea, which is the 2015 UNESCO World Book Capital.
29 Apr 2015
Niger State Governor, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has joined hordes that are calling for the establishment of an education bank, saying such a development would bolster the standard of education and give more impetus to educational infrastructures in the country. Governor Aliyu made the call in Minna, the state capital when he received the president…
29 Apr 2015
Researchers at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, have commenced a study on environmental profiling of land-filled sites in Lagos State. The N4m worth research is at the behest of the Lagos State government. At the head of the research team is the immediate past deputy vice chancellor in charge of academics,…
29 Apr 2015
SIXTY thousand pupils, about a third of the 86, 000 candidates that wrote last Saturday’s National Common Entrance Examination into unity colleges in the country would not be admitted into the schools, at least for now. Reason: The 104 schools spread round the 36 states of the federation, have the capacity to admit only about…
29 Apr 2015
OLASHORE International School (OIS), Osun State, is set to expand its scholarship scheme with another round of qualifying examination fixed for this weekend. The scholarship examination and Olashore Special Open Day are scheduled to hold on Saturday May 2, at the school located along Oba Oladele way, Illoko-Ijesha, Osun State. The scholarship offered is in…
29 Apr 2015
To improve reading, research and entrench the culture of information technology among Nigerian students, Agbami Co-venturers, which comprises a group of companies in the oil and gas sector have donated a hybrid library to CMS Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos. The facility, a fully air-conditioned storey building, furnished with computers and other technological equipment, is a…
29 Apr 2015
Group Managing Director, Meadow Hall School, Mrs. Kehinde Nwani, has urged the 2015 set of Meadow Hall Graduate Teacher Trainee Programme (GTTP) to put to good use, all they have learnt in the course of their three-month training programme. Speaking during the 2015 graduation ceremony, Nwani said for the third year running, GTTP has continued…
29 Apr 2015
AN associate professor in the Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology, University of Debrecen, Hungary, Dr. Attila Jenei, has advised Nigeråian parents against hurrying to enrol their children and wards for overseas education at a very tender age. Rather, he wants them to take advantage of advanced level or foundation programmes offered locally, to enable…

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