Lecturer dismissed over sexual harassment allegation

Lecturer dismissed over sexual harassment allegation

A lecturer in the Department of Geology in Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger state, has been dismissed by the management of the institution over sexual harassment. Omanayin Yunusa Adinoyi is alleged to have sexually assaulted a female student in his department who took his course. An investigation was carried out after the case was […]

Obaseki’s Education reform: Edo SUBEB to graduate 5000 primary school teachers in batches

Obaseki’s Education reform: Edo SUBEB to graduate 5000 primary school teachers in batches

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s basic education reforms have received a major boost, as the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) is set to graduate three batches of 5, 000 teachers under the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (Edo-BEST) Teachers’ Professional Development (TPD) phase II programme. In a statement, Acting Chairman […]

FUL Expels 13 Final Year Students Over Examination Malpractices

FUL Expels 13 Final Year Students Over Examination Malpractices

Bayo Oywale, Lokoja Tension has continued to  mount over the expulsion 13 final year  students of Department of Economics of Federal University, Lokoja who were allegedly involved in examination malpractices. The victims were said to have been caught during the examinations some months ago in the institution. It was gathered a suspected a lecturer had […]

Kirikiri prison inmate to bag PhD in Criminology Studies, says VC

Kirikiri prison inmate to bag PhD in Criminology Studies, says VC

Chris Steven, Abuja An inmate of the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison, Lagos, has been admitted into a doctorate programme of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). The prisoner, according to Abdalla Uba Adamu, Vice Chancellor of the University, is currently undergoing studies for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in Criminology Studies. The VC […]

LASU Undergraduate Student rescued after Jumping into Lagos Lagoon

LASU Undergraduate Student rescued after Jumping into Lagos Lagoon

Olaniyi Eniolawun An undergraduate student of Lagos State University, LASU, Kingsley Gabriel, Monday, jumped into Lagos lagoon. Gabriel was, however, rescued alive by officials of the Lagos State Waterways Authority, LASWA. It was gathered that the student jumped from Falomo Bridge into the lagoon at about 11 am, leaving no reason for his action. Confirming […]

World Environment Day: Scholars proffer plastic recycling option at Edo Poly Usen, laud Obaseki’s urban regeneration drive

World Environment Day: Scholars proffer plastic recycling option at Edo Poly Usen, laud Obaseki’s urban regeneration drive

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Environmentalists have called for polices at federal and state government levels that allow for innovative and participatory approaches to managing plastic pollution, urging for increased use of digital solutions to drive recycling. They also hailed Governor Godwin Obaseki’s efforts at urban regeneration, noting that the state government’s recent recalibration of state actors […]

ASUU, TETFund, CVC, NUC Reject Amendments To TETFund Act

ASUU, TETFund, CVC, NUC Reject Amendments To TETFund Act

Chris Steven, Abuja Again, the clamour to amend clause 72a and 73 of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Act 2011, and expand its scope of intervention, on Monday, suffered a major setback as stakeholders forcefully rejected any change to the law. Two separate bills proposing the amendments had passed first and second reading at […]

We desire to reposition Edo State Polytechnic to world class – Rector

We desire to reposition Edo State Polytechnic to world class – Rector

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Rector of the Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, Professor Abiodun Falodun, has averred that he is committed to repositioning the institution to be a world class polytechnic. He made the assertion on Thursday on the occasion of the 1st Eminent Scholar Lecture Series to commemorate the 2017/18 Matriculation ceremony of the institution. Professor […]

FUNAAB sets to utilize over N2b TETFund largesse

FUNAAB sets to utilize over N2b TETFund largesse

Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta is set to commence draw down of over N2billion allocation from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) intervention to boost research and its academic activities. This was as Abdullahi Baffa , Executive Secretary of TETFund commissioned multiple projects sponsored by the Fund for the use of […]

Education marshalls to stem loitering by students

Education marshalls to stem loitering by students

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN In a grand overhaul of the Edo State basic education sub-sector, Governor Godwin Obaseki has launched the Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (Edo-BEST) programme, warning that Education Marshals will be set up across local government areas to stem loitering by school children. He said parents who fail to ensure that their children […]

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