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British-Nigerian genius

British-Nigerian genius Esther Okade who bags PhD before 14, plans to own a bank by 15

British-Nigerian genius: A genius is said to be somebody who exhibits an extraordinary intellectual ability to a certain stage associated with the achievement of new advances in a domain of knowledge and Nigerian has been blessed with an armful of [...]

September 13, 2019 Education
Yakubu Nura

Yakubu Nura Wins “World Championship In Physics”

Dr. Yakubu Nura of the University of Maiduguri Nigeria wins World Physics Competition  World Championship-2019 in Physics (EINSTEIN’S PLANETARY EQUATION) acknowledges the outstanding international contributions and is selected based on international meritorious competition. Dr Yakubu Nura’s research article was judged [...]

August 9, 2019 Education
Eastern Palm University

Imo Government Takes Over Eastern Palm University, Scraps New Institutions

The Imo State Government has taken over the Eastern Palm University, Ogboko and converted it to a campus of the Imo State University, Owerri. The 8th Imo Assembly had passed a law allotting 90 per cent equity shares to trustees [...]

August 1, 2019 Education
36th President of Rotary Club of Uyo

36th President of Rotary Club of Uyo: School Where Pupils Sit On Floor To Learn In Akwa Ibom (Photo)

The newly installed 36th President of Rotary Club of Uyo, District 9142 in Akwa Ibom State, Mrs Idongesit Domingo-Inyang, has decried the situation where pupils still sit on the floor of their classroom to learn in the state, Brainnews report. [...]

July 31, 2019 Education

Five Inmates Of Kirikiri Prison Bag University Degrees From National Open Uni

Five Inmates Of Kirikiri Prison Bag University Degrees Five inmates of Maximum Security Prison in Kirikiri, Lagos, have bagged university degrees from National Open University (NOUN).  The Vice Chancellor of NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, disclosed this in Lagos on [...]

July 20, 2019 Education
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde Bans Collection Of Illegal Fees In Oyo Schools

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has placed a ban on illegal fee collections in all primary and secondary schools owned by the state government, Hope for Nigeria Online reports. The governor’s directive was the subject of a circular released on [...]

July 10, 2019 Education
Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi Is Youngest SAN In Nigeria At 34 Years

Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi Is Youngest SAN In Nigeria At 34 Years

Youngest SAN In Nigeria: 34-year-old Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi, a Law graduate of the University of Ilorin, has become the youngest senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN)...He was among the 38 lawyers recently elevated to that height. The new SANs would be [...]

July 8, 2019 Education
Buhari Picks 15 Special Advisers

Buhari’s Education Policy Anti-masses, Says ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) on Sunday described the President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy on education as anti-masses. It accused the All Progressives Congress government of a deliberate plan to starve public education with funds in order to deny Nigerian [...]

July 8, 2019 Education
ASUP Wants President Buhari To Sign Polytechnic Act (amendment) Bill

ASUP Wants President Buhari To Sign Polytechnic Act (amendment) Bill

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Polytechnic Act (Amendment) Bill to address many challenges confronting the sector. Its National President, Mr Usman Dutse, told the News Agency of Nigeria [...]

June 14, 2019 Education
Governor Ihedioha Reverses Imo University Status, Appoints New Rector

Governor Ihedioha Reverses Imo University Status, Appoints New Rector

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has reversed the status of the newly converted Imo State University of Agriculture and Technology, Umuagwo, to its earlier polytechnic status.  The immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, at the end of his administration elevated [...]

June 11, 2019 Education
FG Announces Plans To Employ All Qualified And Licenced Teachers In The Country

FG Announces Plans To Employ All Qualified And Licenced Teachers In The Country

Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education has confirmed that every qualified and licensed teacher would be employed as part of efforts to rid the system of unqualified teachers. He said this while monitoring the May Diet of the Teachers [...]

June 10, 2019 Education
Obizi Community Secondary School

Poor State Of Obizi Community Secondary School In Ezinihite LGA, Imo State

Attention has been drawn to the pathetic state of the Obizi Community secondary school in Ezinihite LGA, Imo state, Nigeria. Students of the school are subjected to classes taught in dilapidated buildings or under trees. The buildings are in such [...]

May 31, 2019 Education
President Buhari

“University Degrees Won’t Give You Jobs” – President Buhari Tells Graduates

President Buhari has told graduates from Nigerian Universities that a university degree won’t necessarily usher them into an El Dorado and its not a meal ticket. The President said this today May 10th at the 13th Convocation ceremony for the [...]

May 11, 2019 Education
Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State on Monday morning launched free shuttle buses for pupils of public primary and secondary schools in the locality. Twenty six primary schools and nine secondary schools are in the area with a total [...]

May 7, 2019 Education
Community Model High School

See Beautiful Classroom Block Donated To Abia State Community By Agbami Parties

Agbami Parties Donates Classrooms To Community Model High School, Isieke Umuahia Model Classroom block, donated to Community Model High School, Isieke Ibeku, Umuahia North LGA built and donated by the AGBAMI PARTIES (NNPC, CHEVRON, FAMFA OIL, PETROBRAS, EQUINOR) [...]

May 3, 2019 Education
Folashade Salako

Folashade Salako Wins Pharmacist Award For Best Pharmacy Brain

Ms. Folashade Salako, a final year student of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has won the 2019 Shalina Young Talent Award (SYTA) where she was crowned as Nigeria’s “best Pharmacy brain” at a ceremony held at the [...]

May 2, 2019 Education
ASUU Blasts FG, Aisha Buhari

ASUU Blasts FG, Aisha Buhari Over Proposed Muhammadu Buhari University

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday slammed the Federal Government and Aisha Buhari, over the proposed plan to establish a private university to be named after President Muhammadu Buhari. ASUU who slammed Aisha Buhari, further described the [...]

April 24, 2019 Education
Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has said she should henceforth be addressed as the first lady.

I hope to establish Muhammadu Buhari University, Aisha reveals

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as Muhammadu Buhari University. She disclosed this on Saturday during a town hall meeting in Yola, organised by her in collaboration with [...]

April 22, 2019 Education
University of Lagos medical centre

University Of Lagos New Medical Centre (Photo)

The picture below is the new building of University of Lagos medical centre [...]

April 9, 2019 Education
Sokoto State University Increases Tuition By 100%, Gives Students 7Day Ultimatum

Sokoto State University Increases Tuition By 100%, Gives Students 7Day Ultimatum

Sokoto State University has increased tuition fee by over a 100 percent for the new academic session and issued a seven-day ultimatum for students to comply or withdraw from the university. According to the Ramadan Mijinyawa, President, National Union of [...]

April 7, 2019 Education
Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital After Alex Ekwueme

FG Renames Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital After Alex Ekwueme

The Federal Government, FG has renamed Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital to Alex Ekwueme University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki after its approval. Alhaji Ahmed Ramalan, Chairman of the hospital’s board who confirmed that FG has renamed Ebonyi University Teaching Hospital, said the renaming [...]

April 4, 2019 Education
77-year-old retired worker and grandma

Bridget Okonji: 77-Year-Old Grandma Graduates From UNILAG

A 77-year-old retired worker and grandma who, on Tuesday, bagged her first-degree certificate at the 50th convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, says she enrolled for the programme after her retirement to avoid boredom. The retiree, Mrs. [...]

April 3, 2019 Education
Nigerian Student Emerges Best Candidate In West Africa

Nigerian Student Emerges Best Candidate In West Africa

A student of Nigerian Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Master Peter Seunara Arotiba, has been honoured with the West African Examination Council’s (WAEC) International Excellence Awards for his outstanding performance in the 2018 May/June West African Senior School Certificate [...]

March 30, 2019 Education
Delta Says Public Schools' Pupils Shouldn't Pay Fees - Education

Delta Says Public Schools’ Pupils Shouldn’t Pay Fees – Education

The Federal Government had in 1999 introduced the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme to provide free primary and junior secondary education for all. Still, the cost of attending public schools varies by state such that while Ekiti and many other [...]

March 29, 2019 Education
waec

WAEC accuses Prof. Akintola of disrupting exams registration, MURIC kicks

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has accused the Director of the Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akinola, of disrupting the registration for its examinations in some schools. However, MURIC has said the accusation by a Deputy Registrar of WAEC, [...]

March 25, 2019 Education
Ekiti State University

Ekiti varsity insists on school fees before exams

The management of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti,  has called on its students to resume for the second semester examinations, while insisting that its ‘no-school-fees-no examination’ policy is still in force. The EKSU Director of Information, Mr Olubunmi Ajibade, said [...]

February 19, 2019 Education
Ugandan

Ugandan schools to start teaching Chinese language to boost trade

In an effort to boost trade between Uganda and China, the Ugandan government has selected 35 secondary schools country wide which will be teaching Chinese language. According to the President Yoweri Museveni government, the decision which will roll out in [...]

December 29, 2018 Education

ASUU And The Salvageability Of Nigerian Universities

ASUU And The Salvageability Of Nigerian Universities Again, some public opinionated individuals have accused the academic union of politicizing strike to get at the government. Academic history was distorted in the federal universities on 4th November,2018 when the academic staffers [...]

December 13, 2018 Education

Education that can’t create jobs is useless –Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, says education that is not directed towards job creation is useless. Ngige, therefore, said there was a need for schools to revise their current curricular to reflect modern challenges and development, [...]

October 24, 2018 Education

Osibanjo, NYSC partner to mentor the girlchild

Wife of the vice president, Mrs. Oludolapo Osibanjo is partnering with the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) ENGINE CDS to mentor the girlchild in secondary schools in Lagos. The campaign is to guide girls on the path to follow for [...]

October 19, 2018 Education