Monday, 28 November, 2022

Category: Education


Wole Soyinka, the Nobel laureate, says removing history from the Nigerian education curriculum cannot erase memories of the Biafran war. Soyinka said this on Sunday while speaking at the 24th edition of the Lagos Book and Arts Festival organised by Read more…


The Vice-Chancellor of Kwara State University, Malete, Professor Muhammed Akanbi (SAN), is reportedly dead. He was reported dead on Sunday night after a brief illness. Details of what led to his death was still sketchy as of the time of Read more…


Labour Party (LP) Presidential Candidate, Mr Peter Obi says if given a chance in 2023, his administration would remove import and forex restrictions and insist on a single forex market as part of efforts to salvage Nigeria’s current forex crises.  Read more…


The Federal Government has proposed a mandatory eight weeks course at the Michael Imoudu National Institute of Labour Studies for all newly elected labour leaders in the country. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, disclosed this, Monday, during Read more…


The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has appealed for calm over the issues between the Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal Government. This is following the half salaries reportedly paid to lecturers by the FG. Read more…


Counsel for the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Femi Falana, has called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to pay the unions lecturers their full salaries. In a statement on Sunday, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria asked Buhari Read more…


The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, on Sunday disclosed that the Board will no longer register centres not using laptops to conduct its Computer-Based Test Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination ( UTME). He noted Read more…


The management of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has expressed its commitment to the training of professionals in various fields of study to equip them with requisite skills to contribute to national development.  Vice  Chancellor of UNN, Professor Charles Arinzechukwu Read more…


From Ifeoma Ejiofor History was made at Anglican Girls Secondary School Nnewi, Anambra State on Friday as a United States of America (USA) based philanthropist, Dr Mrs Sussan.Odunukwe instituted a scholarship scheme for the best science student in the school. Read more…


Following the ongoing war against oil theft and its variants in the Niger Delta, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, on Saturday, said that Nigeria loses about 700,000 barrels of crude oil per day to oil theft. Read more…


Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo has cancelled the recruitment of teachers for the second time, over alleged irregularities. Our correspondent gathered yesterday that the directive for the cancellation was with immediate effect. The development has made applicants to panic, as Read more…


In a bid to reposition the education sector, the Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has appointed a 20-member team to serve in the Anambra State Education Advisory Council. A statement issued by Christian Aburime, Press Secretary to the Governor, Read more…