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Gov Abdulrazaq Appoints Prof Akanbi As Kwasu New VC

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara has approved the appointment of Prof. Mustapha Mohammed-Akanbi as substantive Vice Chancellor of the State University, Malete. Hajia, Sa’adatu Modibbo the state’s Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Ilorin. Modibbo said that the appointment followed the recommendation of the University Governing [...]

By |2020-04-01T13:20:29+01:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|

Lagos Board postpones promotion exams

  The Lagos State Examinations Board has announced the postponement of the promotion examination for employees of the state. Mr. Supo Gbadegesin, director of the board, said in a circular that the exercise and other programmes had been suspended indefinitely. The circular reads: “Sequel to the Head of Service Circulars; CIR/HOS/’20/Vol. 1/037 dated 2Oth March, [...]

By |2020-04-01T12:47:51+01:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|

Anambra Commences On Air Teaching Of Pupils, Students Today On ABS Radio 88.5FM

The Anambra State Ministry of Basic Education in partnership with the Anambra Broadcasting Service has devised an ingenious virtual learning programme for pupils and students in the State. The programme, called Anambra Teaching On Air, will kick off on the ABS Radio Stations today. According to the Commissioner for Basic Education, Professor Kate Omenugha, the [...]

By |2020-04-01T12:13:32+01:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education|

Survey shows that children who own books six times more likely to read above expected level

Children who own books are six times more likely to read above the expected level for their age – and yet hundreds of thousands of pupils are still missing out, a report suggests. More than 380,000 children in the UK do not have a book of their own, an analysis from charity the National Literacy [...]

By |2020-03-31T17:27:37+01:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, tips|

JAMB hands over 195 candidates to police

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has handed over no fewer than 195 candidates in the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination to the police for prosecution over alleged involvement in various examination malpractices. JAMB said some of the candidates had been arraigned by the police in various courts while others were still undergoing further [...]

By |2020-03-31T13:17:21+01:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|

Nigerian student dies of coronavirus weeks before graduation

Weeks before he was set to graduate at the Western Michigan University, a Nigerian-America student, Bassey Offiong, died from coronavirus after being refused a test several times in Michigan. The PUNCH gathered that the deceased is a 25-year-old college student studying Chemical Engineering at the Michigan-based university. A relative to the deceased told The PUNCH [...]

By |2020-03-31T12:30:39+01:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|

I was rejected by 15 medical schools before finally gaining admission

An African American lady, Sotonye, shared her story on how she was able to finally study medicine after many rejections and depression. Narrating her story to Humans of New York, Sotonye said she had always wanted to be a doctor ever since she was a little girl. She got the inspiration after meeting with a [...]

By |2020-03-31T11:05:33+01:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education|

Ekiti To Begin Teaching Pupils On Radio

The Ekiti State government will start teaching primary school pupils on the state-owned Ekiti FM 91.5, beginning from today. Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof. Francisca Aladejana, in a statement, said the 30-minutes daily programme tagged ‘school on air’ is designed to positively engage pupils who are on indefinite break as [...]

By |2020-03-30T18:15:08+01:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|

Author of “Brighter Grammar”, Phebean Ogundipe, Dies At 92

Phebean Ogundipe, nee Itayemi, was born in Esa-Oke, Osun (Formerly Oyo) state in Nigeria on May 6th, 1927. She had her elementary education in Esa-oke and Imesi-Ile. She attended Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos on a full scholarship for her secondary education and then proceeded to University of St Andrews, Scotland to obtain her degree in [...]

By |2020-03-30T12:58:19+01:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|

1.37 billion students now home due to CoronaVirus – UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in a recent statement, said 60.2 million teachers and 1.37 billion students, representing more than 3 out of 4 children and youth worldwide are no longer in the classroom due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Organisation, nearly eighty percent of the world’s student population [...]

By |2020-03-30T11:56:13+01:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education|