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Of investment in education: is Nigeria still Afric

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
For as far as most Nigerians can remember, this country has been proudlyreferred to astheGiant of Africa. This title was earned by virtue of her intimidating economy, her huge population and her big brother role during the years immediately following her independence from British rule. Howeve ...

NDDC to Include undergraduates in Scholarship Programme

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
University undergraduates from the Niger Delta region will soon begin to enjoy scholarships from the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, as an extension of its 8-year-old Foreign Post Graduate Scholarship Programme. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima Ekere, announced this during the flag ...

Nigerian tertiary institutions and the non-publicity of their achievements

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
A few days back, I was at a meet-up. One of the attendees would later identify himself as a student at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). With that, I congratulated him and his university on their recent feat as being the best rated in Open Education Resources (OER) in Nigeria. He ...

From less than 30 to 115: Sokoto boosts enrollment of girls in FGGC Tambuwal

Sunday, January 28, 2018
Worried by the apparent lack enough Sokoto indigenes at the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Tambuwal, the state government has sponsored 115 girls to begin academic pursuits in the institution. The admission for the 115 girls was secured under the auspices of the newly-created Agency ...

Bola Ajibola Offers Scholarships At Crescent Varsity's 13th Matriculation

Sunday, January 28, 2018
No fewer than thirty students,mostly indigent, clinched Bola Ajibola Academic and Moral Excellence Scholarship at the 13th matriculation ceremony of Crescent University Abeokuta.The institution was founded in 2005 by the former judge of the International Court of Justice. The Vice Chancellor,Prof ...

Ijaw National Academy: Sustainability & Policy Implications

Sunday, January 21, 2018
It is also universally acceptable that whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. From the viewpoint of hierarchy, basic education can be conceptualized as a solid foundation upon which we build a house. From the perspective of development, edu ...

Beyond sponsoring public exam forms

Thursday, January 18, 2018
When I see a public official or politician deciding to 'empower' his people by sponsoring their public examinations (SSCE/UTME) forms, I regard such as a misplaced priority. Education promotion is always important but some gaps are still left unfilled. You may not agree with me. Just take a lo ...

Education in Nigeria: The way forward in 2018 By Prof Tolu Odugbemi

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
A way forward cannot be charted without considering the present situation and the limitations that currently exist. What are the factors hindering good standards in education? These are mainly bad planning of curricula of institutions, misconceptions of what the mission of various levels ...

Egba, Yewa indigenes in US, Canada open N1m scholarship application

Sunday, December 10, 2017
Indigenes of Egba and Yewa from Ogun State in North America have announced the 2018 N1m scholarship scheme for their fellow citizens in accredited institutions of higher learning in Nigeria. The applications for indigent students from Ogun Central and Ogun West senatorial districts to access the ...

SUBEB Trains 1400 Teachers In Jolly Phonics In Delta

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Delta State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has hinted that it has trained over 1400 Primary School Teachers with the Universal Learning Solution Initiatives (ULSI), geared towards capacity building in the use of Jolly Phonics as global best practice of improving early reading amongst s ...

Fayose gives Ilemeso Ekiti secondary school, to begin operation next January

Friday, December 1, 2017
Ekiti State Governor Mr Ayodele Fayose has approved a secondary school for Ilemeso Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area of the State. The secondary, which is the first in the history of the town is to be known as Ilemeso Community High School. Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, J ...

Children calls on government to provide quality education for less privileged.

Sunday, November 26, 2017
In Abuja, the children at the Good shepherd orphanage home is calling on the federal government to improve the plight of children in the home by providing them with good education. They made the call on Sunday during an orphanage visit by the Omalicha Umuada Igbo Organisation (OUIO) an NGO. ...

Autism: FCT set to introduce Inclusive Education to support special needs childr

Sunday, November 19, 2017
The Deputy Director, Special Needs Education, FCTA Education Secretariat, Mrs. Jean Onyekwelu said that the FCT is set to introduce inclusive education to educate and support children with special needs in the state. Onyekwelu said this at an Autism Support Group Seminar, organised by Our La ...
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