FG releases exact locations for newly approved Colleges of Education

By Fikayo Olowolagba The federal government has released the exact locations of the six newly approved Federal Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Buhari on Friday approved the establishment of the Colleges of Education. The Federal Ministry of Education in a statement by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ben Goong, said letters have been […]

NOUN begins free virtual training for 600 participants

By Emmanuel Afonne The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has began virtual lectures and hands-on-laps training for 600 participants through its Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning, (ACETEL). Mr Ambrose Gowong, Communications Officer, ACETEL, in a statement said the training was a  partnership between ACETEL­-CISCO Academy and the Directorate of Learning Content […]

Financial Times ranks LBS Best Executive Education provider in Africa

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma The Lagos Business School’s Custom Executive Education has been ranked number one in Africa, and among the top 50 in the world by the Financial Times of London (FT). The school’s Head, Corporate Communications, Aderayo Bankole, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos on Monday. Bankole said it […]

UNIZIK dismisses don over alleged discovery of COVID-19 drug

Management of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State has dismissed Dean, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor Ikemefuna Uzochukwu, over alleged discovery of drug for COVID-19 cure at the institution. Professor Uzochukwu, who was Principal Investigator, COVID-19 Drug Design, Discovery and Development Project at the School of Pharmacy had publicly claimed that his group had […]

May/June 2020 examination not cancelled, says WAEC

Dayo Ojerinde The West African Examinations Council has denied cancelling the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for school candidates. The Head of National Office, WAEC, Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Areghan, in a statement on Sunday urged Nigerians to disregard the fake publication circulating on social media. He said, “Our attention has been drawn to […]

Presidential pardon: Our father was never guilty, says Professor Ambrose Alli’s son

Late Prof. Ambrose Alli ———————————– Enahoro’s family, Obaseki laud move By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – THE News of the presidential pardon granted to foremost Nationalists, late Chief Anthony Enahoro and former governor of old Bendel State (now Edo and Delta), late Professor Ambrose Alli have been received with mixed feelings from the families of […]

Sex for marks: UniAbuja terminates appointments of 2 profs, demotes others

By Joseph Erunke – Abuja The University of Abuja has dismissed two of its professors over alleged inappropriate relationships with some female students of the school Also, two other lecturers, one of who is a Ph.D. holder were demoted by rank over the said alleged offense. The two professors, according to a statement Monday, by […]

NOUN to award degree in Arabic, Philosophy, 3 Nigerian languages

By Emmanuel Afonne The Senate and Management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), have approved degree programme in three major Nigerian languages as part of efforts to impact national integration in Nigeria. Prof. Doris Obieje, Dean, Faculty of Arts, said this at the faculty’s maiden public lecture delivered by Prof. Oladele Balogun of […]

Opinion: Nigerian educational system and the reign of philistinism

Chiedu Uche Okoye Education is broadly classified into two; namely, formal education and informal education. Before the Caucasoid imperialists colonized Africa, and brought western education to us, African parents would give their children informal education, and socialize them into the cultural mores of their respective towns and kingdoms. In the pre-colonial Africa, however, the University of […]

JAMB bans wrist watches, pens, phones, 15 others at UTME centres

The 1.8million candidates sitting for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) from Thursday 11 April are prohibited from bringing 18 items to centres where the tests would take place. The prohibited items listed by an official of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) are Wrist Watches, Pen/Biros, Mobile phones or similar electronic devices, Spy […]

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