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Parents of 69 OAU students demand apology, investigation of EFCC ‘sting operation’

Parents of the 69 students of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) who were arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recently  after a sting operation in their hostels are demanding an apology and other remedies from the anti-graft agency for the post-traumatic stress disorders they and …

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UK government pledges continued support as Jigawa state holds Education Reform Dialogue  

The UK Government through the British High Commission in Abuja has pledged continued support to the Jigawa State Government as it held an Education Reform Dialogue with critical stakeholders on Wednesday, 8 November 2023. The event, with the theme ‘Repositioning Teaching and Learning for Human Capital Development’, was convened by …

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Sokoto govt, UNICEF flag off entrepreneurship training for 4,700 almajiri, adolescent girls

BY ANKELI EMMNAUEL, Sokoto The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) with funding from Eleva Foundation, in collaboration with the Sokoto State Arabic and Islamic Education Commission and the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Saturday flagged off an entrepreneurship skills acquisition programme for 4,700 almajiri and adolescent girls in Sokoto …

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Redeemer’s University appoints 4th substantive Vice-Chancellor

Prof. Shadrach Akindele By Victor Adeoti Osogbo, Nov. 8, 2023 The Board of Trustees of the Redeemer’s University (RUN), Ede, in Osun,  has appointed Prof. Shadrach Akindele, the fourth  substantive Vice-Chancellor of the university. Akindele, a full-time pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and a Professor of …

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Akwa Ibom Governor visits alma mater, institutes trust fund for school’s upgrade

Worried by the infrastructural decay in his Alma Mater, St Francis Secondary School, Eket, Akwa Ibom State, the state’s Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, has instituted a trust fund to help facilitate rehabilitation of the school. Speaking during a visit to the school, Governor Eno recalled that the institution used to …

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Obasanjo, Prime Minister Gonsalves tackle African, Caribbean challenges, table solutions

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and Grenadines, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves have both expressed their positions on how Africans and Caribbeans could both improve on the technological development of the continents. They both spoke at the 15th Convocation Lecture of the Bells University …

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Danfodiyo varsity alumni assoc. gets new leaders; Honours pioneer VC, successors

By Muhammad Nasir Sokoto Nov. 4, 2023 The Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (UDUS) Alumni Association held its 7th National Convention, where it recognised the institution’s pioneer Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Shehu Galadanchi and his successors with awards. The ceremony, attended by members of the alma mater on Saturday in Sokoto, also saw …

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ZESPRONET, association of old students of Abia University, donates laptops worth over N8.5 million to Imo University (See pictures)

A world-wide association of old students of the Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria, known as Zenith Environmental and Social Protection Network (ZESPRONET), has donated laptop computers worth over N8.5 million Naira for the use of students and staff of the Imo State University, Owerri. This was made known in a …

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UNILORIN and Egbewole’s first year of transformative leadership By Kunle Akogun

Right from Day One, Prof. Wahab Olasupo Egbewole, SAN, who assumed office as the 11th Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin on October 16, 2022, has left no one in doubt about his messianic mission and transformative leadership. One event particularly underscored this assertion: his very first official assumption …

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Zulum awards University scholarships to 37 laborers building IDPs’ houses in Nguro Soye 

 … Assesses destroyed structure at UIICEST   Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, has approved scholarships for 37 labourers involved in the construction of resettlement houses for internally displaced persons in Nguro Soye village of Bama Local Government Area. Zulum announced the scholarships during an inspection visit to the construction …

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State of Black Writers Symposium takes place today, Tuesday, at Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey, US

The 11th State of the Black Writers Symposium will take place today, Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at the 4th Floor Multi-Purpose Room of the Africana Institute of Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America (USA). The Symposium, which will have, among others, a variety of accomplished writers …

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Prof. Olu Obafemi delivers 2023 Convocation Lecture, Federal University Lokoja, Thursday, October 19

Internationally acclaimed Nigerian poet, playwright, author and Professor of English and Dramatic Literature, Professor Olu Obafemi, will deliver the 2023 Convocation Lecture of the Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Kogi State, on Thursday, October 19, 2023. The Lecture, by Prof. Obafemi, the 76th recipient of the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award (2018), will …

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We are continuing with Peter Obi’s legacy in education – Soludo

The Anambra State Government has praised Mr. Peter Obi, the former Governor of Anambra State and Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, for the significant educational contributions he made during his tenure. The Government observed that those remarkable achievements have continued to serve as a foundation for ongoing educational development …

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Obi encourages teachers to remain committed to nation building, says no true national development without them

The Labour Party (LP) Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, has urged all educators in Nigeria to stay dedicated to the cause of nation-building. He emphasized the importance of carrying out their responsibilities diligently and setting positive examples for both their students and society as a whole. Obi emphasized that genuine …

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