News - Education

Ebola: FG Shuts Down Primary And Secondary Schools Till October 13

4 years ago /

The Federal Government has directed that all private and public primary and secondary schools should remain closed till 13th October, 2014 as a preventive measure against the spread of Ebola Virus Disease.

OOU Management Proscribes Students' Union Government

4 years ago /

Following the announcement of the indefinite closure of Olabisi Onabanjo University by the Ogun State government for security reasons, the University authorities directed all students to vacate allcampuses of the univeristy.    

PRESS RELEASE: Shutdown Of Olabisi Onabanjo University: Governor Amosun's Latest Romance With Fire

4 years ago /

This afternoon, students of Olabisi Onabanjo University were shocked with news from the Ogun state Government that the school had been shut down indefinitely. This was after the expiration of the 7 days the State Governor asked for in abeokuta.

Breaking News: Ogun State Government Orders Attack On Protesting Students

4 years ago /

Pandemonium broke out in the course of the protest being conducted by students across all the tertiary institutions in Ogun State due to what they described as the state government epidemic educational policies.

8 Year Old Nigerian Boy Comes 2nd In UK Child Genius Competition

4 years ago /

Two Nigerians, 8-year-old Tudor Mendel-Idowu and his sister 11-year-old Hazelle Mendel-Idowu were the only Nigerians to take part in the Child Genius of the Year 2014 in the UK.

Governor Amosun Slashes Tertiary Institutions Fees In Ogun State By 61 Per Cent

4 years ago /

The Ogun state government yesterday announced the reduction of school fees in all tertiary institutions in the state. This latest development is coming barely a week after its Lagos state counterpart did the same. This decision was made known to the public at a press conference at the Governor’s office Press Centre in Abeokuta by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Segun Odubela who was accompanied by t the Commissioner of Information, Yusuph Olaniyonu.  

WAEC Releases May/June 2014 Result

4 years ago /

The West Africa Examination Council, WAEC has released its May/June 2014 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) results, recording mass failure in Mathematics and English Language.

We Are Committed To Produce Quality Graduates - Al-Makura

4 years ago /

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state says part of his administration’s objectives is to ensure that all tertiary institutions owned by the state produce quality graduates.  

Fashola Reverts New LASU Fees, Restores Old Tuition

4 years ago /

Lagos State Babatunde Fashola has cancel the new LASU fees, while ordering it to be return to the old tuition. More Details soon...

FG Launches Revised Basic Education Curriculum

4 years ago /

The Nigerian government on Monday launched the revised basic education curriculum after assessment feedback suggested overload in terms of subject offerings.

Scrabble Dictionary Adds 5,000 New Words Including 'Selfie' And 'Hashtag'

4 years ago /

For the first time in nearly a decade, Scrabble players are going to have some new words on their boards.

Unilorin Ranked 1st In Nigeria, 20th In Africa

4 years ago /

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Professor AbdulGaniyu Ambali, has said that Unilorin has been ranked the best university in Nigeria by Webometric ranking of the world.

Man Booker Prize 2014 Longlist Announced

4 years ago /

The Man Booker Prize 2014 longlist have been announced by the administrators of the prize on Wednesday.

Colleges Of Education In Lagos Suspend Strike

4 years ago /

Campuses of Nigeria’s colleges of education returned to life on Monday as students returned to school following the suspension of the seven month old strike embarked upon by the lecturers.

Ebenezer Obey Appointed Professor Emeritus At Olabisi Onabanjo University

4 years ago /

A veteran Nigerian musician, Ebenezer Obey, has been appointed a Professor Emeritus at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State.   

ASUP Suspends Strike For 3 Months

4 years ago /

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) said it suspended its labour action that had lasted ten months. They took this action for a few grounds they considered at their emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting today.

UBEC Threatens To Prosecute Contractor For Substandard Building

4 years ago /

The construction of school projects with substandard materials is giving the Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, sleepless night.  

New Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau Meets With ASUP

4 years ago /

The new minister of education, Ibrahim Shekarau has pleaded with striking polytechnic lecturers suspend their strike in the interest of suffering students.  

Newly Completed School Hall Due For Commissioning Collapses In Osun State

4 years ago /

A newly completed hall built by the Osun State government inside Ejigbo High School in Ejigbo, Osun state has collapsed. The building collapsed around 6am yesterday July 9th as workers were putting finishing touches to it in order to meet up with the Friday date for the commissioning.

Governor Oshiomhole Recalls Sacked Teachers

4 years ago /

Edo state government has cancelled the planned competency test for teachers in the state and recalled the 936 teachers who were sacked over certificate discrepancies and age falsification.              


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