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Edtech fair brace Nigeria students for entrepreneurship in technology

The Lagos edition of Africa Education Technology fair with the theme, Application of Technology to enhance human capacity development and innovation in Africa, was held at the Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos State Nigeria on the 28th and 29th of June 2019. It nurtured the next generation of technology entrepreneurs in Africa. It convened key players, [...]

Lagos to integrate sexual education in curriculum

The Lagos State Government will integrate Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in the curriculum of Non-Formal Vocational Training Schools. This, the government said, is to improve the lives of young persons and contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goal target by 2030. According to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Dr [...]

Lagos Campaigns Against Exam Malpractice

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs Adebunmi Adekanye, has advised the pupils against using examination malpractice as shortcuts, describing it as a long route to success. Speaking at an examination malpractice awareness workshop for public secondary school pupils held at the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Hall Tuesday last week, [...]

Criticisms trail N10,000 entrance fees by Lagos govt into JSS

More negative reactions have continued to trail the N10,000 fees charged by the Lagos State government for parents who wish to register their child(ren) into the state’s junior secondary model colleges and upgraded colleges, saying the amount is tantamount to pricing education out of the reach of the poor. Pointing out that two versions of [...]

By |2015-01-22T09:39:54+01:00January 22nd, 2015|Categories: news|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Police arrest four teenagers in Lagos for cultism

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested six suspected cultists in the Moshalashi Street, Somolu, and its neighbouring areas. The suspects also confessed to armed robbery. Among them were four teenagers whose names were given as Toheeb Shehu, 18, Segun Rafiu, 16, Seun Atilade, 19, and Tunde Ogunyemi, 18. The [...]

By |2014-09-19T09:39:00+01:00September 19th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Lagos okays September 22 for schools’ resumption

The Lagos State government says all is set for schools’ resumption on September 22. The government, in a statement issued yesterday, explained its support for the date announced by the Federal Government. The statement reads: “Concerning the resumption of all public and private nursery, primary and secondary schools for the 2014/2015 session, Lagos State Government [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:49:26+01:00September 15th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Mass Failure in WASSCE: Lagos trains 1,000 teachers in ICT

Lagos State Government, yesterday, said no fewer than 1,000 secondary school teachers in the state were currently undergoing training in the effective use of Information Communication Technology, ICT. Commissioner for Education, Mrs, Olayinka Oladunjoye, who disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the workshop in Lagos, noted that it was the beginning of a series [...]

By |2014-08-26T10:52:00+01:00August 26th, 2014|Categories: news|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Your Excellency, Mr Governor! Meet 15-yr-old Edun Olabanji who emerged Lagos one-day Governor

A 15-year-old Master Edun Olabanji of Army Children’s Senior Secondary School, Onigbongbo, yesterday, assumed office as Lagos State “One-Day Governor” at Alausa, Ikeja. Meantime, Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, reiterated his administration’s commitment to continue to give priority attention to the education sector, saying students from the state public schools are now academic champions [...]