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

Ortom signs polytechnics’ bills

Governor Samuel Ortom has signed two bills for the conversion of Alfred Akawe Torkula College of Advanced and Professional Studies, AATCAPS, to Alfred Akawe Torkula Polytechnic, Makurdi and Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev to Akperan Orshi Polytechnic, Yandev. He said the two institutions were part of his administration’s deliberate efforts to reposition the education [...]

By |2020-06-18T18:12:52+01:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Arthur Mbanefo donates research centre to UNILAG

A former diplomat, Chief Arthur Mbanefo, has donated a research centre fitted with a digital library to the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The facility named the Arthur Mbanefo Digital Research Centre (AMDRC) was bequeathed to the university Friday, last week as part of activities to celebrate the donor’s 90th birthday. Mbanefo said he had always [...]

By |2020-06-18T16:25:12+01:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

E-learning: Parents, teachers groan as phone dealers smile to bank

One major effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Nigerian education system is that it has focused more attention on e-learning. With schools shut, online classes are the means by which students keep abreast of their studies. However, the classes are not possible without e-learning devices like computers or mobile phones with internet access. This [...]

By |2020-06-18T12:51:30+01:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Vulnerable children get health support, food

To commemorate the 2020 Children’s Day, the Out-of-School Children Empowerment Foundation in collaboration with Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial (DOEM) organised a two-day programme to de-worm and give vital supplements to vulnerable children in Lagos and Ogun states. Health Programmes Officer of DOEM, Catherine Olukotun, said the event was aimed at sensitising the beneficiaries on the [...]

By |2020-06-18T12:36:27+01:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments

Firm upgrades lecture halls at UNILAG

A firm, Platform Capital, has renovated and handed over three lecture halls to the Executive MBA programme of the University of Lagos Business School (ULBS). The firm’s Chairman, Dr. Akintoye Akindele, also pledged a $10,000 prize to the best graduating student of the Executive MBA programme; automatic employment at Platform Capital and its portfolio companies [...]

By |2020-06-18T12:12:11+01:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Education, news|0 Comments
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