‘The power of Nigeria resides in its diversity that must be harnessed’
With his ever presence in the social circle, especially during the yearly Ojude Oba Festival where he leads the popular Kuku Family, coupled with his voluntary works...
Huawei to sponsor Nigerian youths on ICT training in China
Chinese technology company, Huawei is sponsoring 10 Nigerian students in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-related majors to study and gain hands-on practice in China.
Experts seek restructuring of sector to aid development
As part of efforts to move the nation forward, stakeholders have restated call for the restructuring of the sector to focus on industry needs. The professionals made the recommendation at the end of the 13th annual research conference and fair of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). They lamented that low budget in education have…
Foreign firms take Nigeria for granted, says Babalakin
Chairman of the Resort Group and Pro-Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said that foreign firms lack the ‘emotional capital’ required to develop Nigeria’s infrastructure.
Unilorin begins screening of 39,711 candidates for post-UTME
The University of Ilorin has begun screening for its post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the 2018/2019 academic session, with 39, 711 candidates taking part in the exercise. The institution’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Mr Kunle Akogun, announced this on Monday in a statement in Ilorin. He said the exercise would involve 29, 562 at…
At NAL convocation, don canvasses reinvention of Nigeria
For Nigeria to live above the diversities that impede its growth, it must reinvent itself, Professor Siyan Oyeweso has said.
Unilag, centre move to shore up Lagos land development
To proffer a lasting solution to housing, two organisations have initiated a platform to accelerate land development and administration in Lagos State. The platform tagged, International Conference on Land and Development in Lagos, pioneered by University of Lagos Research and Innovation office, Akoka and Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development Studies is aimed at bringing…
Students’ Union train emergency response team for Unilag Dean’s Cup
In preparation for the University of Lagos (UNILAG) 29th Dean’s Cup competition, its Science Student’s Association (USSA) has organised a training session for first aid and emergency response team to ensure safety and well being of the participants. The yearly sports festival, which involves various sporting activities ranging from football, basketball, volleyball, athletics and indoor…
Nigerian students and vanishing scholarships, bursaries
When indigent students are lucky to be awarded scholarships, the social intervention scheme becomes not just an avenue to alleviate their circumstances, but also serves as a lifeline to realise their educational dreams.
BBC world service takes make more of your world campaign to UNILAG
After the launch of two new language services Igbo and Yoruba in Nigeria, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) World Service has commissioned a huge art installation in Lagos to support its Make More Of Your World campaign.