Buhari meets Pearson Educational Group management in London

The president’s media aide, who also posted the pictures of the meeting on the page, said that the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu and the Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed attended the meeting. Also in attendance, Adesina said, was the Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK, Justice Adesola Oguntade. NAN reports that the president had, on […]

Graduates, Undergraduates Appraise Value Of Certificates

University education in the past was the most revered among all levels of learning in Nigeria. Despite the daunting challenges confronting the contemporary graduates it still is, but to what extent? The narratives surrounding unemployment and underemployment among the youth as well as the jaw-dropping statistics, is indeed frightening. The society having lost its virtue […]

NYSC, Expelled Graduates And Dress Code Controversy

Religion, modernity, and secularity often do not mix well at all in Nigeria -a multi-ethnic and religious overpopulated nation -as the latest case of two graduates refusing to wear prescribed uniform in the orientation camp of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) go viral. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, examines the latest crisis of dress […]

Lagos School Gets Recreation Facility

The authorities of Central Primary Schools, Oniwaya, Agege local council of Lagos State have taken delivery of a recreational facility worth over N1 million for the pupils’ wellness, fitness, rounded development and mental alertness. The donor and a non-governmental organisation, Vina Progressive Association (VPA), said the gesture was part of its vision to give back […]

NAPPS Urges Establishment Of Education Bank

The deputy chairman, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Yomi Otubela, has restated the call for establishment of education bank that will provide loans to private schools at single digit interest rate. Fielding questions from journalists at a roundtable in Lagos recently, Otubela reminded that education comes at a high cost and what […]

Ten Keys To Educator’s Survival

School professionals are often blamed for the ills of society. Yet, there are countless administrators, teachers and counselors who challenge and inspire students to do their best and strive for excellence. The following are ideas educators may want to consider as they continue their work. Understand that you are only human. You will make mistakes. […]

NNPC/Chevron Rewards Students’ Art Prowess

With his painting titled ‘Smart Agriculture’, a senior secondary two (SS2) student of Redeemed Peoples Academy, Jos, Plateau State, Francis Nanribet, has emerged the winner of this year’s National Art Competition for Nigerian Secondary Schools for the senior category. In the junior category, a JS2 student of UNIBEN Demonstration Secondary School, Edo State, Gift Ogbomo […]

Oando Foundation Partners Firm To Develop Community School

The Oando Foundation, through its Adopt-a-school initiative and OVH Energy, a licensee of the Oando retail brand have expressed their commitment to improving infrastructural deficiencies in public primary schools by upgrading facilities in its adopted school, Model Primary School, Ekara Onne, Rivers State. The partnership comes on the heels of both organisation’s efforts to foster […]

Rivers Students Win 2019 Lafarge Africa National Literacy Contest

After a keenly contested grand finale, Master David Emmanuella and Miss Barikpoa Prosper from Community Primary School, Rivers State have emerged the overall winners of the sixth Lafarge Africa National Literacy Competition (LANLC). They were closely followed by students from Ogun and Enugu States who emerged first and second runners-up in the competition with the […]

Kogi Declares Public Holiday For Schools Ahead Of Election

The Kogi State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, has declared Friday, November 15, as a public holiday for all schools in the state. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Eric Aina, directed all public and private schools to proceed on holiday from November 15, 2019, towards the November 16 […]