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US universities offer $7.5m scholarships to Nigerian students

More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received at least $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session. Acting United States Consul General Osman Tat disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday during the…

Ibadan Poly burns phones seized from students during exams

The management of the Ibadan Polytechnic, Ibadan has stood its ground its on curbing examination malpractices ,saying the act erodes integrity ,academic excellence and discipline. The Deputy Rector of the institution, Bayo Oyeleke, while addressing journalists Wednesday, at the Ibadan campus of the institution said the authorities have resolved to ensuring that the examinations of…

Knowledge economy will turn brain drain to gain, says Fayemi,

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has said that the Knowledge Economy which is one of the five pillars of his administration’s developmental agenda is geared towards turning ‘brain drain’ in the State to ‘brain gain’. Dr Fayemi disclosed this while speaking as a Special Guest of Honour at the 9th annual Law Week of…

PRNigeria rewards First Class Mass Comm graduate

-as NIPR Revives Students’ PR Award PRNigeria has presented the 2018/2019 ‘Best Graduating Student’ of Department of Mass Communication, Bayero University Kano (BUK), Mr. Usman Bello Balarabe, with a cash prize of N50,000 and also a ‘Certificate of Merit.’ Dr Hajara Sanda and Hajia Binta Gambo at PRNigeria Award for First Class Mass Comm Graduate…

Sanwo-Olu begins assessment tour of public schools

..Rehabilitation Of Facilities Commences During Holiday  The Lagos State government has commenced the implementation of its plan to improve quality of education in all state-owned schools, with the tour of schools on Monday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to physically assess the state of facilities. The Governor said immediate repairs and rehabilitation of dilapidated facilities would…

Ogun monarch proffers solution to Nigeria’s insecurity

The Olota of Otaland, Oba Abdulkabir Adeyemi Obalanlege, has attributed the incessant killings, kidnappings, insecurity and other social vices bedevilling the country, to the erosion of values and local culture. He urged the Federal Government, parents and teachers to inculcate and integrate cultural values in governance as it holds very strong influence in the society….

Professor Na’Allah emerges UniAbuja VC

Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah has been appointed the Vice Chancellor of the University Abuja (UNIABUJA) in the Federal Capital Territory. The Chairman of the Governing Council of the University, Alhaji Sani Maikudi confirmed the development on Friday while presenting a letter of appointment to Professor Na’Allah, the outgoing Vice Chancellor, Kwara State University (KWASU) where his…

Buhari assents to polytechnics law

President Muhammmadu Buhari has signed the Polytechnic Amendments Bill and the National Institute for Security Bill. According to Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives) Mr Umar Yakubu, who spoke to journalists on Tuesday said the new amendment will harmonise the tenure of the Rectors of the Federal Polytechnics,…

Sex-for-marks: Ekiti State University speaks on scandal

The Management of Ekiti State University,(EKSU), Ado Ekti, says it has begun investigations into allegation of sexual misconduct involving one of its lecturers, Dr O.O Aduwo. A video had emerged on WhatsApp of a senior lecturer at the State University, Ado-Ekiti, who was on Friday allegedly caught pants down while attempting to have carnal knowledge…

Osinbajo, Ambode commission new LASU Senate Building

…We’ve Changed The Fortunes Of Varsity, Says Lagos Gov …As Ex-Ghanaian President, Mahama Urges African Universities To Embrace Technology Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned the new Senate Building of Lagos State University (LASU), expressing optimism that the ultra-modern edifice would go a long way in…

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