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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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Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto matriculates 7,290; Secures NUC approval to establish Faculty of Engineering

Danjuma James, Sokoto The Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto weekend matriculated 7,290 students for the 2016/2017 academic session. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Abdullahi Zuru disclosed that over 22,000 candidates applied by UTME or DE for admission into the institution which is an increase of about 40 percent over …

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Kano expends N1.2bn for schools renovation

Kano state Education Promotion Committee, EPC, has executed projects worth N1, 266, 245, 891 in public primary schools across the 44 local government areas of the state, in the past one year. Out of the amount, N440 million was donated by the state government while communal and corporate sources donated …

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Kwara denies sacking teachers

The Kwara State government has refuted a report by an online medium, ‘The Point’, that 700 teachers that were recruited into the State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) in 2014 without approval have been laid off. The state government through a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor …

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UNILAG Alumni Association, Lagos State branch, gets together, launches Fund, gives awards

University of Lagos Alumni Association, Lagos State Branch’s Alumni Get –Together/ ,Launch of Academic Empowerment Fund and Award Night was held at the Jelili Omotola Hall of the University in Lagos on Sunday, February 5, 2017. The colourful event was graced by very important personalities, including the National President of …

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Gov. Ugwuanyi receives Outstanding Public Servant Award; Former L.G Councilors donate to pupils in support of his administration

In support of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s education programmes, former councilors in the state under the auspices of Enugu State Councilors’ Forum have flagged off the distribution of books to pupils across the 17 council areas of the state. The 260 former councilors who converged on Unity Primary school, Ohom Orba, …

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Don’t overrate failure, Fayemi urges youth

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged Nigerian youths not to overrate initial setbacks or failure encountered in the pursuit of greatness and excellence. Instead, he said such initial setbacks or failure should be confronted boldly and used as stepping stones to success. Dr Fayemi …

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AUN students’ campaign wins continental anti-extremism competition

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) has won the first Africa Regional Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Challenging Extremism Competition, which was held in Ghana on January 13. Thirty-two African universities competed. Team AUN comprising Ms. Zamiyat Abubakar, Abdulmalik G. Aminu, Exploits Nicholas, Hafiz S. Michika, and Mohammed Chubado Ahmed–a multidisciplinary selection from …

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Lagos opens modern libraries in 18 secondary schools …Set to launch digital library in February

The Lagos State Government has completed the renovation and upgrade of public libraries in eighteen secondary schools across the State with top class facilities, Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh said on Wednesday. Bank-Olemoh, in a statement announcing the readiness of the State Government to …

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Gov. Wike berates State Education Ministry over unapproved levies ▪To sanction errant officials, principals

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated officials of the State Ministry of Education for failing to utilize the Ministry’s monthly overhead judiciously, thereby passing unnecessary financial burden to less privileged parents in the state. The governor, therefore, directed the State Commissioner of Education, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku, Permanent Secretary, …

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