Category: Education

Ajimobi pledges to further improve education standard

Ajimobi pledges to further improve education standard Education

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has vowed to do everything within his power to further improve the quality of education in the State. Ajimobi made the pledge on Tuesday during the official inauguration of a N50 Billion Education Trust Fund (ETF), held at the International Conference Centre of the University of Ibadan to galvanize […]

University of Ibadan demands special funding status

University of Ibadan demands special funding status University of Ibadan

Top echelons in the management of the University of Ibadan took turns to demand a special funding status from the Federal Government on Friday, arguing that such is necessary for the university to maintain its place in the nation’s educational sector. Led by the University’s Chancellor and Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad, the canvassers included […]

How curricula review can better Nigeria’s democracy, by Varsity don

How curricula review can better Nigeria’s democracy, by Varsity don Curricula

A professor of religious studies, Simeon Ilesanmi, has recommended a complete overhaul of curricula in the Nigerian university education as the only way products of the ivory tower would make better and informed citizens. The don gave the charge while delivering the 2017 Convocation Lecture of the University of Ibadan at its Trenchard Hall on […]

University of Leeds offers free online training on diseases awareness

University of Leeds offers free online training on diseases awareness Online Training

A free online training that unravels everything about diseases affecting the human system is on offer by the University of Leeds, England. Entitled ‘The Causes of Human Diseases, the programme is segmented into five courses that looks at sciences behind causes of human diseases. “The program focuses on different types of human disease like infectious, […]

Buhari backs proposed Kaduna teachers’ sacking

Buhari backs proposed Kaduna teachers’ sacking Dapchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the decision of Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai to sack 21,780 primary school teachers who failed competency test conducted by the state government recently. The president expressed his backing at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on the challenges facing the education sector in Nigeria on Monday. Themed: […]

Register for free Social media marketing training

Register for free Social media marketing training Social Media

An extensive online training on how to market yourself, your products and grow your business effectively through the social media is underway for free. The course is made available by Boston University through edX.org , an online learning destination and MOOC provider, and was formally commenced on Monday, November 6, 2017. Though, it is scheduled […]

Free course: How science affects your sexuality

Free course: How science affects your sexuality Course

The Australian University of Newcastle is lining up a team of experts in the fields of biological science, health, sociology, anthropology classic and history to bring awareness to interested people on the interconnection of sex, sexuality and science and how the relationships have affected human existence. The free course, which formally commenced on Wednesday, November […]

No plans to increase tuition – OAU

No plans to increase tuition – OAU OAU

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife has refuted the allegations that it was planning to increase payable fees in the next academic session. According to a statement from the university’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Abiodun Olanrewaju, on Monday, the institution never tinkered with such idea, describing the rumour as ‘unfounded and […]

De-emphasize on government funding, don tells varsity administrators

De-emphasize on government funding, don tells varsity administrators University Funding

A retired university teacher, Dr. Michael Omolayole, has called on the managements of government-owned universities across Nigeria to shift attention to other sources aside subventions from their principal to reduce tension associated with shortage of funds. He gave the charge at the University of Ibadan during a lecture to commemorate the 50th matriculation anniversary of […]

I’ll be fair to all, FUNAAB VC assures

I’ll be fair to all, FUNAAB VC assures FUNAAB

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Felix Kolawole Salako has pledged fairness to all members of the university community in the discharge of his duties. He made the pledge shortly after the formal handing-over ceremony to commence his five-year term, held at the Vice Chancellor’s Conference Room of the university […]