Obama Recognises, Commends 19-year-old Nigerian Harvard Finalist

Nigerian genius, Saheela Ibraheem, 19, made history On Thursday, February, 26, when she was honoured with an official reception in the White House by the US President, Barack Obama and the First Lady, Michelle. Saheela Ibraheem got into the Ivy League Harvard at the age of 15, where she is currently studying neurobiology — a […]

Bishop Oyedepo’s Covenant University to reduce tuition fees

By Ameh Comrade Godwin  The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Prof. Charles Ayo, has disclosed that the institution may likely slash its tuition fees in a bid to accommodate more students who will want to benefit from the quality of education it offers. Speaking at a news conference on Friday over the school’s recent […]

Amaechi hailed for fulfilling promise

It was celebration galore in Part Harcourt as pupils of Banham Primary School, Aggrey Road, were during the week moved to the UNESCO World Book Capital Model Primary School situated at Moscow Road in the Rivers State capital. The formal commencement of academic activities in this world-class school ranked as one of the best in […]

Niger Education University ready for accreditation in March

  Prof. Faruk Haruna, Provost, Niger State College of Education (COE), said the final inspection and accreditation of Niger State University of Education would be done in March. Haruna announced this when a delegation from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, visited the institution in Minna on Friday. He said the State Government would make the […]

FG directs all public, private schools to remain open during elections

By Wale Odunsi The Federal Government on Monday directed that all schools from the primary to the tertiary level should remain open during the period of the general elections. It also directed all private schools in the country to comply. This decision was reached at the end of a meeting between the Minister of Education, […]

2015 JAMB (UTME) CBT Commencement Date Announced

The management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the date for the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Computer Based Test (CBT). The JAMB PRO, Mr Fabian Benjamin, who made the announcement said that the exam is scheduled to commence on Wednesday, 4th March, 2015. He said that the computer mode […]

NUC approves law programme for Turkish varsity

By Martin Paul Abuja Nigeria Turkish Nile University (NTNU) has commenced a law programme following an approval by the National University Commission (NUC). Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Huseyin Sert, revealed this during an interview with journalists in Abuja. He said: “The objective of setting up the law faculty, especially here in Nigeria Turkish […]

TETFUND PROJECTS AT ZUNGERU POLYTECHNIC

Projects worth millions of Naira are being undertaken by the niger state polytechnic Zungeru This was disclosed by the Rector of the polytechnic, Doctor Umar Ahmed Egbako, while speaking to our correspondent in his office at Zungeru Doctor Umar Egbako listed the projects to include construction of water treatment plant to address perennial water problem […]

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Need for review of legal education

By Adewale Kupoluyi   The recent mass failure recorded at the last Final Bar Examination of the Nigerian Law School has remained a source of worry for two reasons. Firstly, it shows a serious decline in our legal education. Secondly, it symptomatic of the rot in the nation’s educational system. Startling figures by the NLS […]