Education

We Must Entrench True Federalism To Rescue Nigeria – Ambode

…says current power structure inhibiting national growth Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday reiterated the need for Nigeria to implement the federal system as originally intended, saying doing so remains the right path to rescue the country from the doldrums and myriad of challenges inhibiting growth and development. Governor Ambode, who spoke while delivering the University of Lagos ...

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Nigeria Hosts International Literary Quiz Competition

An international literary quiz competition designed to increase the reading ability and habits of school children around the world, will be hosted in Nigeria for the first time in February 2019. The Kids’ Lit Quiz will enable Nigerian school children to join their peers in other participating countries: Canada, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom (UK) ...

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SERAP Sues Ajasin Varsity, Akeredolu Over Tuition Hike

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Adekunle Ajasin University and the Government of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu SAN over “unfair and arbitrary tuition hike, abuse of power, lack of free, prior, and informed consultation as well as a fundamental breach of legitimate expectations of students.” In the Originating Summons with Suit No:AK/103/18 filed last Friday at the High ...

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OAU Sex-For-Mark: Committee Recommends Indefinite Suspension Of Prof

The committee set up by the management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has recommended indefinite suspension of a professor allegedly caught on tape demanding sex from a female student at the school. A member of the committee, who spoke to our correspondent in Oshogbo on Wednesday, said the committee recommended indefinite suspension of the professor. PUNCH Metro had reported ...

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University Teachers Move To Tackle Mediocrity, Decadence In Postgraduate Studies

Raymond Ozoji, Awka University teachers in the country have unanimously resolved to tackle issues concerning mediocrity, decadence and substandard nature of postgraduate programmes in the nation’s university system. This was the crux of the matter at the opening ceremony of the 55th meeting of the Committee of Deans of Postgraduate Schools in Nigerian Universities  ( CDPGS ) held on Monday ...

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UI, AAUA Urged To Reverse Illegal Increases In Fees Or Face Legal Action

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the authorities of the University of Ibadan and Adekunle Ajasin University to “immediately reverse the patently illegal increases in fees, as the fees would stigmatize students that may be unable to pay, lead to a filtering out of such students and foreclose any realistic possibility that they will contribute in even the smallest ...

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OAU Lecturers Demand Probe Of Alleged Sex-Seeking Professor

The Congress of University Academics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, and the National Association of Nigerian Students have called for investigation into the alleged sex-for-mark scandal against a lecturer of the institution. The congress said the lecturer, if found guilty of the allegation, was not fit to be in an academic environment. This is just as ...

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CodeLagos: 15,000 Trained As Ambode Approves Next Phase Of Initiative

…5000 coding centres to open this year Pleased with the success of the first phase of the CodeLagos initiative with over 15,000 individuals trained so far, Lagos State Governor, Mr.  Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the implementation of the next phase of the initiative, focused on expanding the reach and scope of the project to cater for more Lagos residents through its ...

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Dr. Chima, CIA President, Appointed Caleb University Professor

Caleb University, Imota, Lagos has appointed Dr. George Uzoma Chima, President and Chairman of Council of the Chartered Institute of Administration of Nigeria as a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business Administration in recognition of his great impacts in business and the academia. Professor Daniel Ayandiji Aina, the Vice Chancellor of the university and his team said the appointment followed Professor ...

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Obi To Students: Education Will Set You Free

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian students to focus on their education, as that is the greatest weapon to liberate people and society from ignorance, slavery and prepare them for competition in the world. He gave the advice while celebrating “My Freedom Day”, with students of Girls Secondary School, Agulu, Anambra State, and Christ ...

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