News - Education

Ebola: House Of Reps Want Sept 22 Schools' Resumption Date Changed

5 years ago /

The House of Representatives want the September 22nd school resumption date for private and public primary/secondary changed.    

Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2014 Includes US Authors For The First Time

5 years ago /

Joshua Ferris, Richard Flanagan, Karen Joy Fowler, Howard Jacobson, Neel Mukherjee and Ali Smith are today, Tuesday 9 September, announced as the shortlisted authors for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

NANS Honours President Jonathan As Grand Commander of Nigerian Students

5 years ago /

President Jonathan was today honoured as the Grand Commander of Nigerian Students by the National Association of Nigerian Students.     

School Puts More Than 50 Children In Isolation For Two Days For Wearing 'Wrong Trousers'

5 years ago /

More than 50 children were forced into isolation for their first two days back at school for wearing the 'wrong trousers'.   

FG Orders Schools To Resume September 22

5 years ago /

The Federal Government has directed all schools to resume on September 22.

Nigerian Universities Now Among Top 100 in Africa – TETFund

5 years ago /

The chairman of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Musa Babayo says the agency is putting in place measures to fine tune its ongoing intervention programmes to improve capacity of lecturers in Nigeria’s institutions of higher learning.    

Jigawa Governor Appoints Obasanjo As Jigawa Varsity Chancellor

5 years ago /

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa on Friday appointed former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the pioneer Chancellor of the newly established Jigawa State University in Kafin Hausa.

Ebola: National Teachers’ Institute Organises Workshop For Teachers

5 years ago /

National Teachers’ Institute has organized a one-day sensitization workshop for Nigerian teachers and the public on preventive measures and how to contain the spread of Ebola virus.    

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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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'

5 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

5 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.


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