Poly lecturers begin nationwide strike today

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has said it is embarking on an indefinite nationwide strike on Wednesday. The ASUP National President, Usman Dutse, confirmed this to our correspondent in an interview on Tuesday, saying the strike would go on because the Federal Government had failed to implement the 2009 and 2017 agreements it reached [...]

ICYMI: Strike may end on Monday as FG, ASUU reach partial pact

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige  The Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities have reached a partial agreement, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, announced on Monday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Ngige made the announcement at a reconciliation meeting in Abuja aimed at finding [...]

NEF Fellows Application 2019 – 2021 Now Open!

The NEF Fellows is a select programme that recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. These innovators and emerging leaders, at least 40 percent of whom are women, will have two main opportunities as a NEF Fellow 1. Advance their scientific career. NEF Fellows have a unique platform to: Present their work at the NEF [...]

Social Media As A Learning Tool

Five Suggested Uses for the Classroom Social media has become an important part of society in the 21st century. It's hard to find a person who doesn't have at least one form of social media, whether it be Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or even Pinterest. With the youngest Millennials being about 25, there is a new school-age [...]

How to Take Study Notes: 5 Effective Note Taking Methods and Essential Tips

How to Take Study Notes: 5 Effective Note Taking Methods and Essential Tips We understand that taking notes isn’t always easy, especially when your professor flips through lecture slides faster than you can blink. So, whether you’re in first year attending your first college lectures or in fourth year, experienced with taking lecture notes, we [...]

Envoy: Nigeria’s resolution on education to pass overwhelmingly at UN

A resolution, being sponsored by Nigeria to declare Jan. 24 every year as the International Day of Education, is expected to pass overwhelmingly at the UN General Assembly on Monday. Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that there had been no dissenting [...]

Muhammadu Buhari: Universities have role in reducing insecurity, corruption, ethnic tensions

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the country’s universities have a role to play in reducing insecurity, corruption and ethnic tensions. The president said this in a message to the 48th convocation of University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu State. Buhari said universities must define their roles and carve a niche for themselves by designing [...]

UNICEF: 700,000 Kaduna youths assisted with HIV/AIDS information in 2 years

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has assisted over 700,000 Adolescent and Young Person (AYPs) with HIV information in Kaduna State in the last two years. Dr Idris Baba, UNICEF’s HIV and AIDS Specialist, Kaduna Field Office, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Saturday [...]

FG slashes JAMB, NECO exams fees

Approves N14.7 bn new ECOWAS travel certificates  THE Federal Government on Wednesday announced drastic reduction in the cost of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB and National Examination Council, NECO, registration and examination fees. Applicants under the new arrangement will pay N3,500 as JAMB examination fees against the previous fees N5,000, N9,850 for Senior [...]

2018 WAEC GCE Result Statistics (Aug/Sept 2nd Series Exam) – 35.99% Obtained 5 Credits Including English & Maths

obtained credits in five (5) subjects & above, including English Language & Mathematics. 39, 557 candidates obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics. The figure represents 35.99 per cent of 109, 902 candidates that sat the examination. Mr Olu Adenipekun, Head of National Office (HNO) of the [...]

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