Why ATBU established Technology Park – VC

The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi chose to establish a Science and Technology Park to close the gap between academic research and industry, the Vice Chancellor Professor Saminu Ibrahim has said. The VC made the remarks during a visit to the headquarters of Media Trust Limited, Abuja, together with the Chairperson of the Governing […]

Council inducts 45 foreign trained laboratory scientists

A cross section of inducted foreign-trained medical lab scientists By Felicia Imohimi The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has inducted 45 foreign graduates of Medical Laboratory Science. Mr Tosan Erhabor, Acting Registrar of the council while inducting the professionals in Abuja said the graduands were inducted having scaled through the seven months pre-qualification […]

I can’t believe I’m best student – Asmau Belko

DT: How does it feel being the overall best graduating student? Asmau: I am still not sure how I feel about this. It is overwhelming. I knew I had the best scores in some courses but being the best graduating student is something I’m still finding difficult to process. DT: So, you never expected to […]

Aisha Buhari dedicates award to Nigerian women, children

Aisha Buhari speaks at Sun Moon University in South Korea after getting honorary doctorate of philosophy in public admin By Ahmed Ubandoma The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari has dedicated her award of Doctor of Humanity by the Sun Moon University, South Korea,  to Nigerian women and children. Buhari, in a tweet on Monday, […]

2018 JAMB top scorers: How Ogun state took the shine

Ogun candidates make top 5 in UTME. Above candidates during the examination By Veronica Dariya Ogun State Nigeria took a comfortable position on the list of top five best performing students in the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board. According to statistics by JAMB, three of the 5 […]

School threatens foundation over bible gifts to students

Gideon Bibles A public school district in Illinois, U.S. has sent a “cease and desist” letter to an unnamed person who gave away Bibles to boys and girls on a public street owned by the district. “This individual was warned that law enforcement would be called should he or any affiliated persons come onto the […]

Nasarawa Poly graduates 23,000 to be ‘self reliant’ – AG Rector

Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, (Centre), Alhaji Alhassan Ahmed, with Hajiya Fati Sabo, Acting Rector, (left) and Director of Works, Malam Usman Jibrin (Right) addressing newsmen on Thursday. By Salisu Sani-Idris Alhaji Abdullahi Alhassan, acting Rector, Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa State, on Wednesday said the institution was giving priority attention to training of its students to […]

FG to disengage unqualified teachers by 2019

A Teacher and her pupils as FG set to disengage unqualified teachers by 2019 By Okeoghene Akubuike The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has urged teachers to ensure they were qualified, licensed and registered before 2019 or be flushed out of the classrooms. Adamu gave the warning while monitoring the 2018 Batch A Teacher […]

UNICEF school enrollment programme threatened in Sokoto

Pupils of New Rimawa Model Primary School, Goronyo Local Government Area, Sokoto State, in the classroom. (NAN/Picture) By Funmilayo Adeyemi/Felicia Imohimi Poor infrastructure and lack of furniture in some schools in Sokoto State have threatened the sustainability of the Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) introduced by UNICEF in 2014. This followed an appeal to the government […]

FG urged to reduce number of Universities from 152

Candidates seeking admission into universities surge as Don asks FG to reduce number of Varsities from 152 By Desmond Ejibas Rivers state Head of Service, Rufus Godwins, has urged Federal Government to reduce the number of universities in the country to enhance quality and performance. Godwins made the call at a public lecture organised by […]