Clement Onyemelukwe: ‘Father Of Electricity’ In Nigeria Died At 86 (Photos)

Onyemelukwe, Nigerian Chief Electrical Engineer of the country’s Electricity Corporation, generated international attention when he married Catherine Zastrow, a white Peace Corps volunteer, who had just completed her service in 1964. Although his parents had rejoiced that, he had returned from nine years in the United Kingdom without a foreign white wife, in 1963 he [...]

By |2020-06-23T11:31:55+01:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Lagos To Establish Fruit Orchards In 20 Secondary Schools

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to establish fruit orchards in 20 Secondary Schools to fast-track a development policy of the State, especially building the culture of tree planting and re-greening the environment among students and youths in Lagos. The State’s Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who disclosed this over the weekend, [...]

By |2020-06-22T18:07:29+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

8 School Children Drown In A River In China While Trying To Rescue Each Other

Chinese state media say 8 children have drowned after one fell into a river and others jumped in to help. The deaths happened in Chongqing city in southwestern China. The children were described as elementary school age. State media said the children went to play at the river on Sunday and the bodies were recovered [...]

By |2020-06-22T17:53:41+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Sonaiya calls for gender equality in education

A former presidential candidate of KOWA party, Prof Remi Sonaiya, has urged the government to introduce gender equality instructions into the primary school curriculum. Sonaiya, who spoke in an interview with our correspondent, said one of the ways to reduce sexual abuse and rape in the country was for children to be brought up to [...]

By |2020-06-22T15:02:28+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Some Universities admitted students illegally in 2019 session — JAMB

SOME universities in the country did not comply with the rules set by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board in the 2019 session in the admission process. The institutions, according to the board which disclosed this in its 2020 policy document, flouted the process which requires that all admissions must be carried out under its [...]

By |2020-06-22T14:47:47+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Embattled Ilaro polytechnic SUG president threatens to commit suicide

The embattled Students’ Union Government (SUG) President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro (FPI), Ogun state, Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji who was arrested by men of the state police command for alleged cultism on February 9, 2020 has threatened to commit suicide. Olatunji who was arrested alongside Olarewaju Taiwo in a suicide letter he posted on his [...]

By |2020-06-22T11:40:20+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Falana seeks revitalisation of student unionism

Lagos constitutional lawyer Femi Falana has called on comrades and students to work together to adopt various methods of revitalising the students’ union movement. He said this was important because youths have a role to play in moulding the future. Falana said this while chairing the 20th Anti-Corruption Situation Room (ACSR) with the theme “Harnessing [...]

By |2020-06-22T11:21:50+01:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Youths Snatch Riffle From Policeman For Collecting Bribe In Cross River

... Returns Riffle To Police Boss The police has received an AK-47 service riffle snatched from one of its operatives at Itu-Odukpani bridge, the boundary between Cross River State and Akwa Ibom State. Grassroot Reporters gathered that the riffle was snatched from one of the police officers attached to the Cross River State Covid-19 Interstate [...]

By |2020-06-19T18:08:26+01:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

FG Commends Obaseki’s investment in education

The Federal Government has commended the Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki for his administration’s investment in education. Education Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education, Prof Bappa-Aliyu Muhammadu, gave the commendation during the inspection of ongoing construction work at the Tayo Akpata University of Education, Ekiadolor, which is the site for the new Federal College [...]

By |2020-06-19T11:39:07+01:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

CSOs – 10M girls won’t return to school after COVID-19 passes

By Innocent Anaba International and local civil society organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider the budget cuts for social services, stating that about 10 million girls across the world were already at risk of not returning to the classroom when COVID-19 pandemic passes. According to them, many girls would be lost to [...]

By |2020-06-19T11:26:36+01:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Education, news|0 Comments