EDUCATION

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 […]

Unilorin lecturer builds low-temperature refrigerator

Unilorin lecturer builds low-temperature refrigerator

A lecturer at the University of Ilorin, Kamoldeen Ajijolakewu, has invented a low-temperature refrigerator that works at -45 degree Celsius. While the conventional ones work between the range of -10 degree Celsius and -20 degree Celsius. This was stated in a bulletin published by the university. The refrigerator, which is more powerful than the conventional […]

Nigerian Dami Adekeye gets admission into 19 Ivy League varsities

Nigerian Dami Adekeye gets admission into 19 Ivy League varsities

By Tunde Osho (with agency reports) Nigerian girl, Oludamilola Oluwadara Adekeye has been accepted by 19 Ivy League universities, out of the 20 top-tier institutions she sent applications. The 17-year-old prodigy is a student at Brighton College, Abu Dhabi. Some of the universities she was accepted into are Columbia, McGill, Berkeley, Yale, Stanford, and London […]

FG re-introduces History into school curriculum

FG re-introduces History into school curriculum

The Federal Government has ordered the reintroduction of history as an independent subject into the basic and junior secondary schools in the country. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who gave the directive, at the launch of history curriculum and teacher’s guide in Abuja, said it would allow students know the history of the […]

UTME: Candidate Caught Concealing Phone Under Pants

UTME: Candidate Caught Concealing Phone Under Pants

Chris Steven, Abuja Officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested one miss Udoh Akpabio and her accomplice for alleged examination malpractice in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Akpabio was caught with a phone concealed in her underwear, while the examination was on at Baptist Academy, Karu, in the […]

1.6m Candidates Ready To Write 2018 UTME- Oloyede

1.6m Candidates Ready To Write 2018 UTME- Oloyede

Chris Steven, Abuja A total of 1,662,762 candidates are going to sit for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) being organized by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar who disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja at a press conference to announce the preparation of the examination board for the […]

Presidential panel gives scholarship to 2,000 students

Presidential panel gives scholarship to 2,000 students

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative, PCNI with its Safe School Initiative has presented scholarship opportunities to over 2, 000 students in Boko Haram insurgent states in the North East. PCNI Vice-Chairman, Alhaji Tijjani Musa Tumsa, made this known on Wednesday during his visit to the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Bajoga, Gombe State. Tumsa […]

Commonwealth Pledges To Deliver Sdgs Via Education

Commonwealth Pledges To Deliver Sdgs Via Education

By Tunde Osho The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) will collaborate with the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through education. This partnership was signed by Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, ACU Chief Executive and Secretary General, Dr Joanna Newman, and COL President and Chief Executive Officer […]


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