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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 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 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

NYSC mobilization: Students lament ban on universities

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has banned Benue State University and the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, from sending their students for the mandatory year of service. It was gathered that the scheme placed the two-year ban on the schools [...]

October 16, 2018 Education

ASUU wants EFCC to publish findings on alleged scam in UNILORIN

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to make its findings on its petition over University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) corruption allegations public without further delay. ASUU noted with dismay that since [...]

October 15, 2018 Education

Ambrose Alli varsity ASUU threatens strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma Chapter, yesterday gave the Edo State Government a 30-day ultimatum, effective September 3, 2018 to address the issue of under-funding and reconstitute the Governing Council of the university. [...]

September 5, 2018 Education

ECOWAS, NAE partner on quality of education for member states

The Nigerian Academy of Education (NAE) has expressed readiness to partner with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to lift the quality of education at all levels in the sub-region. President of NAE, Professor Elizabeth Eke, who disclosed [...]

September 5, 2018 Education

Sokoto zonal ASUU condemns 300% hike in LAUTECH fees

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday condemned a 300 per cent hike in school fees of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State. The union also berated owners of the institution- Oyo and Osun state [...]

August 25, 2018 Education


Here is an inspiring story of a Nigerian Student, Livinus Obiora Nweke, who was denied admission for a masters’ programme in Computer Science at Nigerian Universities because his bachelors’ degree was obtained online but was admitted by one of the [...]

August 9, 2018 Education

ASUU threatens to embark on fresh strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) rose from its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Calabar yesterday and said it could no longer guarantee that its members would continue to work if Wole Babalakin, negotiating on the part of [...]

August 8, 2018 Education

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Alumni row over union leadership

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University Alumni Association, NAUAA, is currently on war path with the University authority over the choice of the union’s new leadership. This is following the reported election of new executive members of the body nearly one month [...]

July 31, 2018 Education

Of dilapidated schools in Akwa Ibom

It was a well investigated, balanced and well reported story on the dilapidated schools in Akwa Ibom. In lucid details, the expose shows caved roofs, broken floors, leaking classrooms, fallen walls and children sitting and sleeping on bare floors. Many [...]

July 4, 2018 Education

NANS urges Governor Ganduje to reduce N17,000 damages imposed on Kano varsity students

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has urged Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, to reduce the N17,000 damages fee imposed on students of Kano State University Of Science And Technology (KUST), Wudil. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), [...]

June 24, 2018 Education

Helen Keller performs groundbreaking ceremony on school gardening for Lagos schools

Helen Keller International (HKI), Nigeria, in partnership with the Lagos State government and funding from Mondelez International Foundation has flagged-off the school garden sites in government primary schools and communities in Ikeja Local Council Area of Lagos State. The project, [...]

June 3, 2018 Education

Education in Nigeria: A state of emergency

It is no longer news that the Nigerian educational system, due to an unwholesome combination of neglect and mismanagement, has fallen over the years into a squalid state of disrepair. It is no longer news that while in saner societies [...]

June 1, 2018 Education

TETFund explains refusal to support private varsities, teaching hospitals

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, has kicked against moves to compel it to support privately owned universities in the country. Baffa in a presentation to the comrade Aminu Sulaiman led House of Representatives [...]

May 30, 2018 Education