Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof Idowu Olayinka, has blamed the drop in the number of candidates opting to study Mathematics in Nigerian universities on the impression that those who study the course end up working as schoolteachers. Calling on government to introduce a policy that would encourage young […]
Chief Johnson Akhato Emasealu, a seasoned educationist and community development catalyst, is the oldest principal in Edo State. A member of the International Educators Hall of Fame, he had at different times been the executive [...]
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Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt THE Niger Delta Development Commission has conducted computer-based tests for 2,835 candidates out of the over 4,000 that applied for its Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Scheme for 2018. Addressing journalists on Monday at the Rivers State University, ICT Centre, where the tests were conducted, the Director, Education, Health and Social Services […]
Chux Ohai The Principal of Pacific Comprehensive College, Shasha, Lagos, Mr. Andrew Mekwunye, has warned that government at all levels in Nigeria is no longer in a position to provide quality education for the nation’s children. Speaking during the valedictory service for the 2017/2018 set of graduating pupils of the school, held at the college […]
THE West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says it has registered 1.5 million students to write its 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). The Council’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr Damianus Ojijeogu, disclosed this to the News Agency
In its quest to enable school children have access to books and improve their reading skills, ‘Hope for African Children Initiative’, donated 540 textbooks and novels to equip a library which it had earlier began constructing for a Community Primary/Secondary School, Crystal Bridge Academy, in Ogbelle-Obollo Afor, Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State.
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The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has called on qualified Nigerians to take advantage of its overseas scholarship scheme to study in prestigious universities in the United Kingdom for Master’s and Doctorate degrees. A statement from PTDF says application process has already commenced with the invitation of qualified candidates to apply through PTDF to specific […]
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AS part of efforts to promote academic excellence, the Lagos State Government is considering a merit award scheme to personalities who have contributed immensely towards the development of the state in various spheres of life. This was revealed during a Public Hearing on a Bill for a Law to establish the Lagos State Awards Scheme, LSAS, to specify among other things, the privileges of the recipients and for connected matters.
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