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NNPC/SNEPCo Cradle-to-Career scholarship beneficiaries hit 375

Another 108 Nigerians have been awarded full secondary education scholarship under the NNPC/SNEPCo National Cradle-to-Career (NC2C) Scholarship scheme launched in 2014, bringing the total number of beneficiaries in the last four years to 375. The scholarship, administered by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), offers full boarding and tuition-free …

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NUC approves new courses for Ajayi Crowther University

The National Universities Commission[NUC] has approved that Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, should mount Programmes in the Faculties of Engineering,  Environmental Studies and Education. In a letter to the Vice- Chancellor, signed Dr. Gidado Bello Kumo, Director of Academic planning, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, the commission approved that the University …

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At 2018 Fall Matriculation, AUN President charges new students to surmount personal limitations

  President Dawn Dekle of American University of Nigeria, on Monday, September 3, urged new students to strive to overcome personal circumstances of their birth and challenges in childhood, including economic and social class expectations, to achieve greatness. Welcoming students and parents to the University’s Fall Semester Convocation and Pledge …

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Impossible death of Lance Spearman & African Film By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Children of today do not know anything about the look-read photo-magazine African Film, starring the dapper Lance Spearman, alias Spear. The magazine was quite popular during my post-Biafra-war growing-up years in Onitsha, the township on the bank of the River Niger that earned its mark in the world of letters …

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Rivers State-owned University crowns Jonathan “icon of democracy” ▪Gov. Wike commissions outstanding projects at the University  ▪Releases N500 million for additional projects 

In recognition of his contributions to the growth and survival of democracy, the  Rivers State-owned Ignatius Ajuru University of Education has conferred on Former President Goodluck Jonathan the award: “Icon of Democracy “. Performing the investiture of Former President Goodluck Jonathan as Nigeria’s icon of democracy at the 35th and …

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We’ll recruit 1,000 teachers, initiate volunteer teaching scheme, says Gov. Shettima 

   BY   ABDULLAHI ISAHI, MAIDUGURI The  Borno state Governor, Hon. Kashim Shettima  has said that the state government has concluded arrangement to recruit 1000 qualified teachers into the state’s civil Service and also engage hundreds of volunteer teachers to teach at the state’s Primary and Secondary schools,. Governor Shettima, who …

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Digital Classroom System (DCS) is the way forward for education – Patrick Inaku; Says Bill Gates, Rihanna, Strive Masiyiwa, others coming for Summit in November

 ‘‘The Digital Classroom System (DCS), is an integrated fully mobile system which comprises of a solar panel projector,  power bank (50,000 MAH battery) and speakers such that with 3 – 5 units of DCS linked to interactive boards in a standard school of about 24 classrooms, every student can be affected …

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Undergraduate wins Skye Bank’s N5million star prize in ‘Ref ‘n’ Win’ Promo  

A 26-year old undergraduate, Damilola Rachel Ajayi has emerged the overall winner of N5 million star prize in the just-concluded Skye Bank Ref ‘n’ Win Promo.   The ‘Ref n Win’ promo was a youth-focused initiative designed to reward Skye Bank’s account holders who were mainly undergraduates across the country. …

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Lara Day School celebrates 55 years of Excellence …Holds 48th Graduation Ceremony and Prize Giving Day

Lara Day School, one of Nigeria’s foremost private schools celebrated its 55th anniversary and graduated its 48th set in grand style on Thursday, July 12th, 2018. The event had in attendance, members of the governing board, the school management, alumni, parents, pupils, the media and other stakeholder of the school community. Speaking at …

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SNEPCo donates ultramodern science labs to Kwara school

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO) has donated four ultramodern science laboratories to Eruku Secondary Commercial School in Ekiti Local Government area of Kwara State. This is the latest effort by the Shell deep offshore company to spread its social investments  across Nigeria and boost the study of science …

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Delta Govt lauds US-based Ubulu-Uku Association for rehabilitating hospital …As Association awards scholarships to indigent undergraduates

 The Delta State Government has commended sons and daughters of Ubulu Uku, in the diaspora in the Aniocha South area of the state for their support for the government’s developmental efforts in making life more meaningful for the people of the area. The government’s commendation came in the wake of …

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Obi marks birthday with students •Warns against lavish celebrations

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has counselled students of secondary and tertiary institutions to shun the craze for celebration of birthdays and similar social events now and concentrate on their studies. He gave this advice during his interaction with the students of Holy Rosary College, Nsugbe – one of the schools slated to share from his 57th birthday …

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We’re planning a global event that would bring alumni members from all over the world to Lagos on September 15 – Prof. Ujuanbi

Professor Edward Omi Ujuanbi is the current President of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Alumni Association. Ujuanbi, who has grown from being a student of the first state-owned university in Nigeria to a lecturer in the 37 year old former Bendel, later Edo State Univeristy, has great ideas concerning the …

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