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Lagos State University Holds 60th Inaugural Lecture

The Lagos State University is set to hold its 60th Inaugural Lecture on Tuesday March 28, 2017. The lecture which will be delivered by the newly  elected Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof Elias Wahab is titled: Of Growing Old and Dying Well: A Gerontologist at Work. Prof. Wahab, a Professor of Sociology, is an accomplished scholar who has authored many scholarly essays. He was a recipient of Ford Found ...

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Universities Must Bridge Innovation Skill Gap- Faborode

For developing nations to become competitive in the global economy, they must harness and utilize science and technological innovations through their Higher Education and research institutions. This was the submission of Professor Michael Faborode  while delivering the convocation lecture of the Federal University of Technology Akure on Friday March 17,2017.Faborode, who is the Secretary General of the Asso ...

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Health Emergency: Queens College, Lagos ‘Should Remain Closed’ – Odinkalu

The President-General Unity Schools Old Students Association, USOSA, Professor Chidi Anselm Odinkalu has  said that Queens College, Yaba, Lagos should remain closed pending  clarification of the health situation in the school. “The situation at Queens College (QC), Yaba, Lagos is now a public health emergency and addressing this urgently must preoccupy the attention of the school, public health authorities ...

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JAMB Introduces Mock Examinations

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB has introduced mock examinations  which  it said   are  optional beginning from this year. According  to a statement by JAMB  Registrar,the mock exams will be conducted in accredited CBT centres  to familiarize  those  who are interested with the CBT environment. "Interested candidates  are advised to indicate their interest in the mock examination during  ...

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Aggressive Education Key To Nigeria, Africa’s Development — Peter Obi

Former Gov. of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has reiterated the call for African leaders, especially Nigerian leaders, to invest more in education so as to ensure a guaranteed future for her people. A statement by Obi’s Media office said that he made the advocacy while speaking on Friday at the Oxford University Business School Africa Forum in Oxford, United Kingdom. “The future of the continent lies in tap ...

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NANS By-election: Onuegbu Josephat Emerges National Treasurer

Comrade Onuegbu Emeka Josephat of Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State, has emerged the National Treasurer of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). Comrade Josephat's emergence followed the NANS' 72nd Senate meeting held between 2nd and 4th March, 2017, at the Federal College of Land and Resources Technology (FECOLARTa), Oforola, Imo State. According to the communique issued by the NANS Senate ...

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JAMB Begins Sale Of 2017 Application Forms Monday

(UPDATED) The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board, JAMB said Monday it will begin the sale of 2017 application forms next week, precisely on  20th March, 2017. JAMB  disclosed its 2017 admission plans on its twitter handle @JAMBHQ  on Monday. The tweets said “JAMB to begin sale of 2017 application on Monday 20th March,2017 to Wednesday 19th April,2017 “Sales of Form ends on Wednesday 19th April 2017 w ...

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Kano To Employ Female Teachers For Public Primary Schools , Ganduje Reveals

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has announced plans by his government to recruit female holders of National Certificate of Education, NCE, to teach in public primary schools across the state. He stated that already, females with such qualification have been directed to submit their credentials to their local governments of origin for authentication. The governor, announced this during the grad ...

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Emir of Bauchi to Preside as FUTA Graduates 4,241, Honours AfDB President

The Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, is set to graduate 4241 students from various Departments who have met basic requirements for their enrolled courses. The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwan Suleiman, who is the Chancellor of the University will preside over the Grand Finale on Saturday ,March 18 during which  Dr. Akinwumi  Adesina, the nation’s former Minister of Agriculture and current Presiden ...

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TETFund Commences Project Defence, Access Clinic For 2017 Intervention Activities

Nigeria’s  Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has commenced Project Defence and Access Clinic for all public Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria.This is coming on the heels of the recent allocation of about N213billion for the 2017 Intervention activities. Already, some of the some of the managers of the institutions, who have featured in the exercise, are commending the Man ...

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Plat Tech takes Book Reading Promotion to Rural Areas

Parents and guardians of school pupils in rural areas have been urged to desist from interfering in the school attendance of their wards in primary and secondary schools.  This was the recurring message by speakers at the annual reading promotion organized by Plat Technologies Limited, an IT solutions company and Iqra Books which is into both online and physical books marketing. Both companies are based in ...

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We Have Unfinished Business To A Renewed Vision Of AUN- Interim President

Interim President of American University of Nigeria, Professor Le Gene Quesenberry, has pledged continuity with renewed vigor in the administration of the University. “We have unfinished business to a renewed vision of AUN as an academic institution committed to excellence in education,” she said, in her first communication to students, parents, faculty, staff, and administrators, following the recent chang ...

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