Tag Archives: Education

FG Instruct Schools To Add History as Stand-Alone Subject In Curriculum

The Federal Government has directed all basic and secondary schools across the country to immediately implement the teaching of history as a stand-alone subject from the next academic calendar. Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education made this known on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria  in Abuja. It would…

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My Self-Confidence Should Not Be Mistaken for Arrogance – Ebuka

Nigerian lawyer and media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu corrects the misconstruction of his personality, saying people mistake his self-confidence for arrogance. The Host of 2017 and 2018 editions of Big Brother Naija Reality TV show, said Education has empowered him so much and with 4 degrees, his acquired knowledge gives him an edge in any conversation.…

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Nigeria’s Education System Going Down The Drain – Gowon

Former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon has said stated that the education system in the country is going down the drain, despite the number of graduates making Nigeria proud globally, the country’s education system is still plagued by inadequate infrastructure and human resources. Speaking during the 35th Convocation lecture of Bayero University, Kano, Gowon stated…

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OB Crush: Kolawole Olajide Of Bridge Labs & Clock Education

Technopreneur, Kolawole Olajide is a serial creative that has designed solutions in education, marketing, insurance and banking. Not only is he passionate about education, he strongly believes that many Africans will not be given education but they will have to take it. Which is why his goal is to use his technical skills to bring…

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School Teacher Charged To Court For Allegedly Defrauding Students Of N151, 000 In WASSCE Fees

A secondary school teacher, Olakunle Oladeji, 33, who allegedly defrauded four students of their West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE) fees totaling N151, 000, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The accused, who is a resident of Sango Alagbado, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a five-count bordering on stealing and…

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Over 21,000 Teachers Fail Primary Four Tests Administered in Kaduna

About 21,780 out of 33,000 teachers failed the primary four test administered to test their competence by the Kaduna State government. The state is therefore shopping for 25,000 new teachers as one of the plans to restore dignity and quality to education. Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State unveiled the planned recruitment when he received…

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Unilorin Gets New Vice-Chancellor

The management of  the  University of Ilorin has appointed Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem of  the Department of Chemical Engineering  as its 10th  Vice-Chancellor. The university’s  Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of  council,  Dr Abdullahi Oyekan, announced the appointment  on Monday at  a press briefing. Oyekan said the institution  reached the decision after a meeting of the council in accordance…

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NigeriaEdusat-1! FUTA Sets Record, To Launch First Ever Nigerian University Satellite Into Space Today (10:55pm)

The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State, in partnership with other local and international organisations and countries, will today launch a CubeSat, with the code name NigeriaEdusat-1, into space from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, United States. “It is the first ever university satellite to be launched in Nigeria,” a statement…

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UBA Unveils 15 Nigerian Campus Ambassadors, Strengthens Connection with Youths

Deputy Managing Director, United Bank for Africa, Mr. Victor Osadolor (middle) Executive Director, Lagos & West, United Bank for Africa, Mr. Liadi Ayoku (Right), Executive Director/ Regional CEO, Anglophone Africa, United Bank for Africa, Mr. Oliver Alawuba (2nd Right) and Executive Director, Risk Management, United Bank for Africa Mr. Ike Uche (Left), flanked by UBA Campus Ambassadors at their…

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