Education

Nigeria’s Wealth Lies In Innovation, Creativity, Not Oil — Peter Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr.  Peter Obi, has advised the ruling government and others on the continent to invest more in innovation, creativity and education as the new and future wealth of the continent. He gave the advice while delivering the maiden convocation lecture of the ...

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ASUU Suspends Proposed Strike Over IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its proposed strike over Federal Government’s directive to enroll its members into the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that when President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2020 budget proposal before the lawmakers on Oct. 8, 2019, he vowed that Federal Government Employees not captured on the IPPIS platform by ...

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Trust Is Fundamental To Life’s Success, Says Osinbajo

“I have come to realize that trust or trustworthiness is fundamental to the success of practically everything you will do in life. In other words, if you can build your reputation in such a manner that you can win the trust of others, your bosses, co-workers, clients, business partners, you will be tremendously successful. If you cannot be trusted or ...

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UNIZIK Grapples With Paucity Of Funds, May Sack Workers

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Mass retrenchment of workers may occur at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka following an alleged paucity of funds to pay salaries of workers in the institution. A source from the university told our correspondent that currently, the university management was having difficulties in paying the salaries of workers due to the fact that the former vice chancellor allegedly ...

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National IDs Now A Requirement For JAMB Exams…Reg Centres Open In Anambra

Senior secondary school students in Anambra State have been directed to obtain National Identity Numbers (NIN) as it is now prerequisite for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Examinations. This is contained in a press release authorised by Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha. The statement enjoined principals of schools in the state to ensure that all SS3 students would ...

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James Hope College Offers Full Scholarship To 40% Of Students

…acquires American International School Lagos property The James Hope College (JHC) has announced the acquisition of the American International School Lagos (AISL) Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College in Lagos.  This was disclosed at the signing ceremony held yesterday at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event had the Governor of Lagos, His Excellency Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the ...

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Atiku Outraged At Sex For Grades In Tertiary Institutions

…proffers solutions  Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 presidential election is outraged by the prevalence of #SexForGrades in public tertiary institutions across West Africa. Reacting to the sordid exposure in the BBC Africa Eye’s latest investigative documentary, Atiku Abubakar says such predatory attitude is unacceptable, and requires systemic ...

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ASUU Splits, Splinter Group Says It Will Ensure Stable Academic Calendar

The 41-year-old Academic Staff Union of Universities has split with the formation of a new union, the Congress of University Academics. Lecturers from five universities in the country announced the formation of CONUA in Ile-Ife on Saturday. The lecturers, who unveiled the new union, were from the Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State;  Kwara State University, Malete; Ambrose Ali University Expoma, ...

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Anambra Community School Gets Instructional Material

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Mrs Uzoamaka Okonkwo, President of Rotary Club of Awka Rotary International, District 9142, and her Board of Directors have donated instructional material worth over N500,000 to Central Primary School Nando Anambra-East local government area of Anambra state. Okonkwo said the club decided to visit the school in line with rotary areas of focus on touching lives through ...

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Obi Advises Nigerian Varsities To Look Inwards

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian universities to look inwards for the development of their various schools. He gave the advice during his visit to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Sharing managerial experiences with some principal officers of the UNN led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Charles ...

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