Grooming centre opens portal for research grants to 150 students
Grooming Centre, a microfinance institution, has announced plans to give research grants to 150 undergraduate and post-graduate students across the country, with portal for submission of research works to be active tomorrow. The project coordinator and head of New Initiatives at Grooming Centre, Mr. Chikezie Egbulefu, said the scheme, the second in its series,…
Akwa Ibom adopts staggered schedules for students as schools reopen Monday
The Akwa Ibom State Government has announced staggered schedules for schools, with students being in their classrooms for three days in a week. According to the Secretary to State Government and Chairman, COVID-19 Management Committee, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, secondary schools will reopen on September 28, while primary schools resume on Monday, October 5, 2020. The…
Interrogating impact of coronavirus on students’ WAEC performance
The West African Senior School Certificate Examination is ongoing. The stakes are high, so are the hopes of the students sitting for the exams. However, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL writes that the combined statistics of the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) between 2014 and 2018 may not reflect how students will perform amid the…
Ekiti warns against collection of illegal fees from students
Ekiti State Government has warned principals and teachers in public secondary schools against imposing arbitrary charges on returning students under any guise.
We’re in talks with US over plans to deport foreign students - FG
The Federal Government says it in talks with relevant authorities over plans by the United States government’s plan to strip Nigerian and other international college students
‘Learning mathematics should be fun and interesting’
Some secondary students recently had fun and educative moment at the Ajayi Crowther University, where they gathered to participate in an awareness week on mathematics.
Virtual teaching widens learning disparity between rich, poor Students
A quick look at the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic lockdown and its attendant challenges showed that it is currently expanding learning inequality in the country.
Expert counsels students to consider interest, strength in career choices
In a country where it is generally believed that some professions are more lucrative and beneficial than some others, students have been advised to follow their interest
Students lament incessant strike by varsity teachers, appeal for dialogue
Strike is one of the many challenges facing higher education sub-sector. Oftentimes, valuable years are lost by the teeming Nigerian undergraduates due to the incessant disputes