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1 May 2020
With conferences cancelled and revenues hit because of a lack of rent from student accommodation, Britain's universities are reeling from the global coronavirus pandemic.
18 Apr 2020
Professor Olufemi Obafemi, a poet, playwright, author and Professor of English and Dramatic Literature recently clocked 70 years, having been born on April 4, 1950.
16 Mar 2020
An award connotes a gesture of appreciation of good things done, positive contributions or exceptional service to the society, a community or a people
25 Nov 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has concluded plans to establish a large- scale poultry farm at the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM), Benue State to cater for poultry needs in the North Central region.
24 Oct 2019
University teachers must come up with cutting-edge researches that would provide solutions to societal problems. With the socio-economic problems confronting the nation, our tertiary institutions must be able to solve organisational problems, which will invariably rub off on their students.
24 Oct 2019
As part of efforts to deepen knowledge and practice of law in the country, the Godfrey Okoye University has incorporated in its curriculum, compulsory court attachment for its students from 100 to 500 level.
11 Oct 2019
Sexual exploitation and harassment of students by teachers and administrators are reflections of corrupt education systems. Sexual exploitation and harassment are not peculiar to systems of education in Nigeria.
17 Sep 2019
The pathetic state of infrastructure, especially as it affects the hostels in our public universities across the country is alarming as recently depicted in a section of the media.
30 Aug 2019
Many challenges are facing Nigerian universities. They range from brain drain, poor funding, examination malpractice, unstable academic calendar, and the low global ranking, among others. Over the years, the issue of ranking has become important to many universities in the country and beyond. Reviewing the important discourse in the life of our educational aspiration is…
2 May 2019
Academic scholarship is waning in many Nigerian universities as students and teachers are caught in the web of corruption and cheating. Thrown into that mix is the burden of deciding for students what they wear and when, writes Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL. Like a caryatid, the bent figure revealed rotund buttocks as the transparent…
4 Jan 2019
It is the paradox of less in the midst of more. Let us begin with the statistics. We have, at least as of this writing, 165 universities distributed as follows: federal, 43; states, 47 and private, 75. An average of 1.5 million young men and women apply to these universities each year; and each year…
6 Sep 2018
To boost chances of Nigerian students seeking opportunities to study professional courses overseas at reduced cost, Grace Schools, Gbagada, Lagos, in collaboration with Loyalist College of Applied Art and Technology, Ontario, Canada, has launched a new admission programme to benefit students. Speaking on the partnership, Administrator of the school, Mrs. Iyiola Olatokunbo Edun, said the…


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Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".
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A US congressman is under fire for posting a picture of his family smiling and holding guns in front of a Christmas tree days after a deadly school shooting rocked the country.
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Ralf Rangnick's reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned Fred to beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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Myanmar soldiers wounded at least three people after ramming a car into a peaceful anti-coup rally in Yangon, eyewitnesses said Sunday.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 44-year-old father of three, Gabriel Anthony, for ingesting 96 pellets of cocaine, which he excreted while in the custody of the agency.