Category archives for: EDUCATION

Ebola Virus Outbreak: Some schools shift resumption date


The postponement is part of measures to curb the spread of the Ebola disease. The Ogun State Government on Thursday announced the indefinite postponement of the resumption date for all primary and secondary schools in the state. The Commissioner for Education,Science and Technology, Segun Odubela, made this known in a press statement. He attributed the […]

Nigeria Students on scholarship begging for food in Russia


Failure by the Federal Government to pay allowances of 322 Nigerian students on scholarship in Russia forces them into begging and illegal jobs, TEMITAYO FAMUTIMI reports When Moyosore Ojuri lost her father at age 11, her world practically came crashing. Her father had promised to give her the best of education. Although he was not […]

Osun To Issue Biometric ID Card For Public School Students


The government of Osun State in Nigeria is issuing a new smart identity card integrated with biometrics to all public school students in the state, according to a report by This Day Live. Launched at the Salvation Army School, Alekuwodo, Oshogbo, the new biometric ID cards support the state government’s initiative to deploy technology to […]

EXPOSED!!! Who poisoned UNIBEN VC?

Professor Osayuki Oshodin

The campaigns for who succeeds the Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Professor Osayuki Oshodin, when his tenure expires in November 2014, is creating tension in the university. The situation has led to the trivialization of Oshodin’s health, following his trip to the United Kingdom for medical treatment on May 8, 2014. The […]

GOODNEWS: OAU reopens August 24, lectures starts immediately

OAU IFE: SUG Shuts Down Academic Activities Over Hike In Fresh Acceptance Fee

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has announced the reopening of the institution. A statement on Friday by the university’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abiodun Olarewaju, said the institution would be reopened on August 24. The university was closed on June 18 over protests by students against increase in their school fees. Olarewaju said, […]

DETAILS: How Nation’s failure resulted to 2014 WAEC mass failure – Atiku reveals

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, yesterday attributed the mass failure of students in the country in the just released May/June West African Examinations Council as a result of the offhand attitude of government to education from primary to university level. The Turakin Adamawa in a statement signed by him said: “The West Africa Examination Council […]

Shocking: Mass Failure As WAEC Releases Worst May/June Result In Three Years

The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC

The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC has released its May/June 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results, recording mass failure in Mathematics and English Language. Announcing the results, Monday, at WAEC office, Yaba, the Head of National Office, WAEC, Mr. Charles Eguridu said: “A total of 529,425 candidates, representing 31.28%, obtained credits in […]

HABA!!! Why Unprogressive Lagos PDP Is Against LASU Fee cut

Lagos State University

The Lagos State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the reversal of the Lagos State University, LASU, school fees deceitful and politically induced. The party stated this in a statement made available to newsmen by its Publicity Secretary, Taofeek Gani. It wondered why the state Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola earlier ignored public outcry […]

UPDATE 12: Full Marks For Aregbesola From Imperial College London – #OsunDecides

Full Marks For Aregbesola From Imperial College London

I had the privilege of meeting Ogbeni in London at Imperial College function and his intellect, simplicity struck and drew me to him. He insisted I must see him whenever I am in Nigeria. Without a prior appointment, I arrived in Osogbo nine months later (first time of visiting the capital) and was pleasantly surprised […]

GOODNEWS: Atlast Fashola bows, reverts LASU fees to…You won’t believe this

lasu nd BRF

LAGOS — Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday reverted the school fees being paid by students of the Lagos State University, LASU, to the old rate of N25, 000. This came as armed security operatives shot teargas canisters at the members of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU-LASU, who gathered few metres away from […]

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