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Prof. Hilary Inyang seeks royal fathers’ cooperation for effective implementation of A’ Ibom education roadmap

By Dennis Udoma, Uyo The Chairman of Akwa Ibom Think-tank on Education (AKTTE), Prof. Hilary Inyang has asked traditional rulers to partner with the group for effective implementation of the State’s Strategic Education Roadmap (AKSER) 2020-2030. He made the appeal while engaging the Traditional Rulers Council (TRC) at the Ministry …

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Bayelsa Essay competition winners receive prizes as Govt pledges support for creativity

Winners of the second edition of the Bayelsa online essay competition for undergraduates at the weekend received their various prizes as government pledged to encourage youths to unleash their creative potentials. The winner, Miss. Michael Timiebiere, a 400-level student of Federal University, Otuoke, Department of Economics and Development received the …

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Obi congratulates Prof Florence Obi on emergence as UNICAL’s First Female VC

Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has rejoiced with Professor Florence Obi, who just broke a 45-year jinx by emerging the first female Vice-Chancellor-elect of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Cross River State, while expressing hopes that her tenure …

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Makinde hosts TETFUND boss, says Oyo will remain focused on educational development …commends Bogoro for being apolitical …as UI, LAUTECH VCs, others laud TETFUND

Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the state under his watch would continue to make education its primary focus, notwithstanding the growing developmental concerns in other sectors. The governor, who was speaking at a dinner held in honour of the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Fund …

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Coal City University to induct 55 International Scholars, host Austalian Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS

The Coal City University Enugu, CCU, holds two activities on Monday, September 7, and Thursday September 10, 2020 in her continued esteemed effort to internationalize, transform students learning experience and produce well-rounded, entrepreneurial, and globally employable graduates. According to a statement by Loretta J. Udeh (Mrs), Registrar of the University, …

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Prof. Inyang rapporteurs Int’l Science Council’s session on Development of African Platform for Science

By Dennis Udoma, Uyo The International Council for Science has selected a renowned Nigerian – American Environmental Scientist, Professor Hilary Inyang to chair a session on plans to build Science and Technological Platform for use in African Sustainable Development. The session, which was held through virtual conference recently with the …

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A’ Ibom Education Think – tank Chairman, Prof. Inyang, recommends establishment of research institutes for rapid development

By Dennis Udoma Akwa Ibom State education sector is work in progress as the Professor Hilary Inyang – led Think tank Committee on Education has suggested the establishment of research institutes in the State, to engender entrepreneurship development among the citizenry. Professor Inyang who blamed the low entrepreneurial advancement of …

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Bauchi Poly lecturers hail TETFund over handling of sponsored scholars

Bauchi, Some lecturers at the Bauchi state-owned Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic have expressed satisfaction with the manner the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Prof.Suleiman Bogoro, handled the case of TETFund- sponsored scholars abroad. Addressing newsmen in Bauchi through their spokesperson, Mr Osifo Steven, a group of 22 …

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UNILAG: And the losers are… By Bola Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 Nigeria’s Ivory Tower fought long, bitterly and hard against the country’s combination of whining civilian administrations and their virulent, military-dictator counterparts to snatch for itself the limited autonomy it enjoys today, allowing it a measure of independence and respectability. In times past, university administrators were glorified …

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TETFund boss,others, inaugurate projects at Nigerian Army University

By Hajara Leman Biu (Borno) Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and some other prominent personalities on Tuesday inaugurated projects at the Nigeria Army University Biu (NAUB) in Borno state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the projects inaugurated include Faculty of Arts and …

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UNILAG crisis latest: Step aside, Federal Government orders Babalakin, Ogundipe

By Funmilayo Adeyemi Abuja, Aug. 21, 2020 The Federal Government has directed the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council of the University of Lagos, Dr Wale Babalakin and the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe to recuse themselves from official duties. The Federal Government made the announcement in a statement by Mr …

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UNILAG crisis worsens as Governing Council appoints Prof. Soyombo new Vice Chancellor

The lingering crisis rocking the University of Lagos, Nigeria has worsened with the announcement of Professor Theophilus Omololu Soyombo as the new Vice Chancellor of the institution by the Governing Council of the University, Wednesday, August 12, 2020. The Council had Wednesday, August 12, 2020, announced the removal of Professor …

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UNILAG crisis: Vice Chancellor, Governing Council flex muscles – You’re sacked; No, I remain in office

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos, Nigeria, has removed the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe from office. However, Prof Ogundipe has swiftly responded that the statement announcing his removal is untrue and a figment of the imagination of its author and has, therefore, called …

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