By Adebayo Waheed Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has appealed to the striking workers at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso ((LAUTECH), to show more understanding about the need for a forensic audit of the university as part of efforts to find a lasting solution to the crisis. The...
BY DAVID ADUGE-ANI In continuation of its public enlightenment programme on personal hygiene in selected junior secondary schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), a nongovernmental organization, Helpline Foundation for the Needy, has organised a personal hygiene programme for students of Junior Secondary School Kpaiygi in Kuje area council. A...
By Adebayo Waheed, Ibadan The Oyo State government has disclosed that about N5 billion has been earmarked for the repairs of the dilapidated structures in primary and secondary schools across state. Also, the state government had  received 70,000 books covering different subject areas such as Mathematics, English, English literature, Physics, Biology,...
The Senate has approved the National Youth Service Corps scheme for graduates of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The approval followed the passage of the National Open University of Nigeria Bill sponsored by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TetFund Sen. Jibrin Barau during Thursday’s plenary. According to...
Three winners have emerged for the National Young Women Essay Writing Competition organised by the Nigerian Women Trust Fund under the auspices of She Impact Community and funded by DFID’s Voices for Change Project (V4C).  Recall She Impact is a community of individuals, women groups and organisations working to advance...
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will begin the sale of the 2017 Direct Entry forms and registration of foreign candidates on July 10. JAMB’s Head of Public Relations Fabian Benjamin made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari, FCT, on Monday. Benjamin said...
The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), says the union is opposed to handover of payment of primary schools teachers’ salaries to the local government councils. Mr Simon Ozo, Ebonyi NUT Chairman, stated this on Monday in Abakaliki in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). According to him, the...
BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN,Kaduna The Kaduna State Government has announced scholarship opportunities for qualified candidates to study Medicine, Nursing and Health Technology-related courses in foreign universities. Prof. Andrew Nok, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology who disclosed this to newsmen in Kaduna yesterday, said that the measure was to bridge the...
By Taiwo Ogunmola-Omilani, Seven of former US presidents, including Barack Obama were “lefty.” Yet, for the left-handed people of the world, life isn’t easy. Throughout much of history, massive stigmas attached to left-handedness meant they were singled out as everything from unclean to witches. Though the world has gotten progressively more accepting...
Candidates have been directed to to print their examination slip today 28th June, 2017 for the mop-up Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). A statement by the director of Media, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Dr.Fabian Benjamin‎, said andidates slated for the mop-up examination scheduled to hold on Saturday July 1st,...