FG approves six new private universities

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Government has approved the establishment of six new private universities in the country. The decision was reached at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting which […]

Still on the Return of History – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | November 3, 2017 | NNP | The hue and cry in opposition to the eradication of History Studies from our primary and secondary schools has eventually paid off. Its notional existence for about three decades has proved catastrophic to a nation and generations interred in ignorance or incapacity. A proclamation […]

Press Release: Gov. Wike to renovate 175 schools in Rivers at N1 billion for each school

PRESS RELEASE   WIKE’S CLAIMS ON SCHOOL RENOVATION FRAUDULENT AND A PLOY TO SIPHON FUNDS — RIVERS APC   Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike’s claim that his administration has embarked on the renovation of 175 schools across the State has been dismissed as a big fraud by the State Chapter of the All Pro­gressives […]

Press Release: Ranking of Nigerian Polytechnics based on online popularity

Press Release RANKING OF NIGERIAN POLYTECHNICS BASED ON ONLINE POPULARITY Sapele, Nigeria, August 4, 2017 – THE NIGERIAN ARCHIVE (http://www.nigeriarchive.com/) established to document news and information on Nigeria and its people, focusing on places, events, stories and knowledge, released its first edition of Nigerian’s Polytechnic ranking. 105 polytechnics including public and private owned institutions are included […]

A Disturbing Trends in Schools – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | June 11, 2017 – I was incredibly indignant at the tragedy that befell Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos, where two students, identified as Vivian Osainiyi and Bithia Itulua, died of cholera, resulting from the poor state of hygiene in the school. Besides the fatalities, no fewer than 16 students were […]

Press Release: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) Approves Open Distance and Flexible Learning in 25 Polytechnics (pictures)

NBTE Approves Open Distance and Flexible Learning in 25 Polytechnics As part of efforts towards improving access to quality education, the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) on Wednesday May 24, 2017 approved the implementation of Open Distance and Flexible Learning (ODFL) for 12 programs including Science and Laboratory Technology, Computer Technology, Statistics, Accountancy and […]

Schools nationwide to teach Maths, Science subjects in indigenous languages – Minister

  The Federal Government says primary and secondary schools in the country will soon start teaching Mathematics and Science subjects in indigenous languages. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said this at the inauguration of the inter-ministerial committee in the teaching of Mathematics and Science subjects in Local languages in Abuja on […]

PHOTO: ‘She is too playerful’, teacher’s comment highlights state of public schools

The decline in Nigerian public school education was once again brought to the fore after a headteacher wrote ‘she is too playerful’ on a pupil’s report card. The headteacher apparently wanted to write ‘playful’. A viral photo of the report card, issued by the Universal Basic Education Board in Rivers State, showed that the pupil […]

I will not relent until Nigeria is free from exam misconduct – Provost

Dr Esrom Jokthan, Provost, College of Education Billiri, Gombe State, said on Saturday that the remedy to examination misconduct is for government to fully implement the laws against exam malpractice in the country. Esrom gave this advice in an interview with newsmen at the Conference and Award Ceremony to mark the 20th Anniversary of Exam […]

Studying/Living in US: Consulate to answer questions from interested Nigerians on Feb 21

The United States Consulate General in Lagos on Tuesday announced it plans to provide answers to questions from Nigerians interested in living and studying in the U.S. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The Consulate’s Public Affairs Section said in a statement that it would hold a Google Hangout, to respond to questions from Nigerians on how […]

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