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Ambode unveils plans to construct 6,000 bed hostel in LASU …As 36,540 students graduate from Institution

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday revealed plans by his administration to build a 6000-bed hostel within the campus of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo in partnership with the private sector to improve on the learning experience in the institution. Speaking at the 21st Convocation ceremony of LASU …

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“Include private varsities in TETFUND disbursement ” – VC begs FG

From: Madu Ezenoha, Enugu  Vice Chancellor (VC) of  Enugu based  Renaissance University, Ugbawka, Nkanu West local government area, Prof. Charles Onochie, has called on Nigeria’s Federal Government to include private universities in the disbursement of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). Prof. Onochie noted that allocating funds from the interventionist agency …

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Bayelsa State University wins inter-university Political Science debate

CHINEDU WOSU YENAGOA The Niger Delta University (NDU), Wilberforce Island owned by the Bayelsa State Government has won the first inter-university political debate/competition for undergraduate students of political science with  some selected Universities. The Inter University Political Science competition with its  theme, “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) And African Development Agenda” …

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Lagos needs N60bn to revamp public schools – Ambode…Says N10bn already spent on rehabilitation…Reveals plan for a-meal-a-day programme

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that his administration would require about N60billion to give public schools in the State a befitting facelift as well as set up new schools especially in the riverine areas. The Governor, who said this during an interview with journalists, said though his …

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Ekere orders immediate payment of NDDC scholarship fees

Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Nsima U. Ekere, has directed the immediate payment of all outstanding scholarship fees for beneficiaries of the 2016 NDDC Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship.   In a meeting in Port Harcourt, Ekere expressed unhappiness that beneficiaries of the scheme were facing unfortunate …

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Etisalat-DigitalSENSE students’ essay competition winners rewarded

Nigeria’s youth-friendly telecommunications company, Etisalat, has again affirmed its commitment to the development of the education sector and youth empowerment in the country by rewarding winners of the 2016 edition of the Etisalat-DigitalSENSE Students’ Essay Competition. The three winners are Odonoekuma Onyebuchi Ekuma, a fourth-year medical student of the University …

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Rainstorm in A/Ibom destroys property worth millions of Naira at University of Uyo Teaching Hospital; CMD appeals for governments’ assistance.

By Our Reporter Property worth millions of Naira have been destroyed at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, UUTH, following torrential rainfall on Tuesday. It was gathered that, the rains which started at about 4pm lasted over two hours leaving behind sorrow and tears and distortion of movement as roof …

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Economic Recovery Plan will be driven by Science, Technology and Innovation

The Nigerian Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) will be driven by Science, Technology and Innovation, with the youths being targeted to deliver the Plan success, the Minister of Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has disclosed. Senator Udoma, while receiving the Country Representative of UNICEF, Mr …

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Sultan Abdulrahaman College of Health Technology, Gadabawa Sokoto records academic breakthrough

Danjuma James, Sokoto The Sultan Abdulrahaman College of Health Technology, Gwadabawa Sokoto state came first out of the other colleges in Nigeria which sat for the 2016 Dental Management Examination. The College which awards Diplomas and Certificates in health related courses has recorded academic breakthrough and scored the highest 92.2 …

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We have unfinished business to renewed vision of American University of Nigeria, Interim President tells community

Interim President of American University of Nigeria, Professor Le Gene Quesenberry, has pledged continuity with renewed vigor in the administration of the University. “We have unfinished business to a renewed vision of AUN as an academic institution committed to excellence in education,” she said, in her first communication to students, …

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Early Dew Montessori Academy apologises to Enugu govt over unprofessional act against pupils

The Management of Early Dew Montessori Academy, G.R.A, Enugu has tendered an unreserved apology to the Enugu State Government for the untoward and unprofessional act displayed by the school’s head teacher, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Okonkwo, who invited armed police officers to the school premises to threaten some school children between the …

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Peter Obi becomes Pro-Chancellor, Dominican University, Ibadan; Anambra School names building after him

Holy Child Secondary School, Isuofia, Anambra State has named their magnificent classroom block after the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi as part of their 20th year anniversary celebration. Speaking during the event, the Manager of the School, Rev. Fr. Julian Anaetoh, said the gesture was in recognition …

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